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From The42 Seamus Coleman compares Everton team-mate Deulofeu to Ronaldo High Praise

Seamus Coleman compares Everton team-mate Deulofeu to Ronaldo

The Irish international said Deulofeu’s stepover skills remind him of a young Cristiano Ronaldo.

From The42 Van Gaal likens 'nasty' Vardy to Bergkamp, says possible interest is 'none of your business' High Praise

Van Gaal likens 'nasty' Vardy to Bergkamp, says possible interest is 'none of your business'

Man United’s boss admitted that the Foxes forward is difficult to deal with and also defended his decision to send James Wilson out on loan.

From The42 Vardy reveals secrets behind goalscoring record, Ranieri compares him to Batigol High Praise

Vardy reveals secrets behind goalscoring record, Ranieri compares him to Batigol

The Leicester City forward has regular cryotherapy treatment and analyses defenders’ weaknesses before matches.

From The42 O'Shea has left Tipp legacy "that will be seen for the next 10 years" - Fanning High Praise

O'Shea has left Tipp legacy "that will be seen for the next 10 years" - Fanning

Declan Fanning is full of praise for departed former Tipperary boss Eamon O’Shea.

From The42 Evans hails "great appointment" of former sidekick as new Tipperary manager High Praise

Evans hails "great appointment" of former sidekick as new Tipperary manager

Kerry natives John Evans and Liam Kearns worked together with Roscommon this year.

From The42 Thierry Henry on the Premier League's 'greatest ever' player High Praise

Thierry Henry on the Premier League's 'greatest ever' player

The Arsenal legend feels a certain midfielder does not get the credit he deserves.

Here's how one Irish singer got Ed Sheeran to tweet him some serious praise

A chance encounter in New York and a CD was all it took.

From The42 'Coutinho has the class to play for Barcelona' High Praise

'Coutinho has the class to play for Barcelona'

The former Santos man believes his Brazil international team-mate has the quality to follow Luis Suarez to the Nou Camp.

From The42 'It's a massive blow for Tipp but I have no doubt that he will make it in Australia' High Praise

'It's a massive blow for Tipp but I have no doubt that he will make it in Australia'

Tipperary football legend Declan Browne has backed Colin O’Riordan to be a smash hit Down Under.

From The42 Gerrard has high praise for one-time rival Roy Keane Looking Back

Gerrard has high praise for one-time rival Roy Keane

The LA Galaxy player admitted his body could no longer sustain the demands of playing every Premier League game.

From The42 'He’s the best hurler in the country, without a doubt the best I’ve seen' High Praise

'He’s the best hurler in the country, without a doubt the best I’ve seen'

Colm Bonnar is full of praise for the Kilkenny players he manages at club level with Ballyhale Shamrocks.

From The42 'He wasn't quite Maradona but he was close' High Praise

'He wasn't quite Maradona but he was close'

The midweek arrival from Barcelona scored one and assisted another on his first outing for the Premier League champions.

From The42 Robbie Keane impressed by 'sharp' Gerrard High Praise

Robbie Keane impressed by 'sharp' Gerrard

The former England captain is expected to make his debut in a friendly against Club America.

From The42 'United did not pay so much money for nothing' - Guardiola denies interest in Di Maria High Praise

'United did not pay so much money for nothing' - Guardiola denies interest in Di Maria

The Bayern Munich boss is a huge admirer of the Argentine attacker, though.

From The42 'The skill levels of Bubbles I've never seen anyway' says former All-Ireland winning captain High Praise

'The skill levels of Bubbles I've never seen anyway' says former All-Ireland winning captain

Eoin Kelly says that he has never seen a player with the same technique as O’Dwyer.

From The42 Lionel Messi hails 'exceptional' Wayne Rooney High Praise

Lionel Messi hails 'exceptional' Wayne Rooney

The Argentine has praised the England captain’s technical ability.

From The42 Jim McGuinness has made quite the impression on a former Premier League player Impressed

Jim McGuinness has made quite the impression on a former Premier League player

The former Chelsea player was highly impressed by McGuinness’ motivational talk.

From The42 Gigi Buffon has given Lionel Messi one of the strangest compliments we've ever heard High Praise

Gigi Buffon has given Lionel Messi one of the strangest compliments we've ever heard

It beats just saying ‘he’s good a football’ mind.

From The42 3 Irish internationals have made the Championship team of the year High Praise

3 Irish internationals have made the Championship team of the year

Meanwhile, former League of Ireland player Eoin Doyle makes the League One best XI.

From The42 Two Irish players have made one Australian site's rugby world XV High Praise

Two Irish players have made one Australian site's rugby world XV

The Roar’s team was prompted by a list of the Telegraph’s ‘Top 100 rugby union players’.

From The42 Sports Illustrated name Robbie Keane best MLS import ever High Praise

Sports Illustrated name Robbie Keane best MLS import ever

The Irish international is set to feature, as LA Galaxy take on Chicago Fire at 3am Irish time tomorrow.

From The42 Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw High Praise

Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw

The manager was pleased following the UEFA Champions League clash in Paris.

From The42 LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena: 'Robbie Keane is the most valuable MLS player of all time' High Praise

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena: 'Robbie Keane is the most valuable MLS player of all time'

The 34 year-old has won three championships in his four seasons in North America.

Aaron Paul called The Walworth Farce 'one of the most amazing things' he has ever witnessed

He basically wants to marry the Gleesons.

From The42 Low: Forget Ballon d'Or, Lahm is best player of the decade High Praise

Low: Forget Ballon d'Or, Lahm is best player of the decade

The Germany coach believes the defender deserves more credit for his talent.

From The42 Fergie on Rory McIlroy: 'He's without doubt the most gifted golfer that I've seen' High Praise

Fergie on Rory McIlroy: 'He's without doubt the most gifted golfer that I've seen'

The legendary manager also heaped praise on Paul McGinley’s Ryder Cup ‘brilliant’ plan.

From The42 You might be surprised by who Fergie thinks is the Premier League's best midfielder High Praise

You might be surprised by who Fergie thinks is the Premier League's best midfielder

It’s not Tom Cleverley.

From The42 How good is Aguero? Frank Lampard puts him 'in that bracket' with Messi and Ronaldo High Praise

How good is Aguero? Frank Lampard puts him 'in that bracket' with Messi and Ronaldo

Lampard praises Argentine striker as “different class”, though he still has a soft spot for old team-mate Didier Drogba

From The42 Tomás Mulcahy, Frank Murphy and Gerald McCarthy pay tribute to the late Canon O'Brien High Praise

Tomás Mulcahy, Frank Murphy and Gerald McCarthy pay tribute to the late Canon O'Brien

Cork’s 1990 All-Ireland winning manager was laid to rest today.

From The42 'They make your breakdown very slow': Matfield credits Ireland's ruck work while seeking solace in history High Praise

'They make your breakdown very slow': Matfield credits Ireland's ruck work while seeking solace in history

The out-of-retirement lock compared the loss to a 2006 defeat at home to France.

From The42 Roberto Martinez: 'James McCarthy is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League' High Praise

Roberto Martinez: 'James McCarthy is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League'

The Everton boss has heaped praise on the Republic of Ireland international.

From The42 Rooney: Ferguson is the best manager there has ever been High Praise

Rooney: Ferguson is the best manager there has ever been

The striker was brought to Old Trafford by the Scot in 2004 and 10 years on believes his achievements can’t be bettered.

From The42 Rodriguez 'like Maradona', says Uruguay coach High Praise

Rodriguez 'like Maradona', says Uruguay coach

“For me, special talents are those who do things that are completely out of the ordinary,” he explained.

From The42 Costa Rica coach says Ireland display was on a par with draw against Spain High Praise

Costa Rica coach says Ireland display was on a par with draw against Spain

“It did not seem that we had 10 (players), more that they did,” the coach said.

From The42 Suarez the best player I've played with by a distance - Gerrard High Praise

Suarez the best player I've played with by a distance - Gerrard

“If this fella stays around for a few more years, I think there will be some really big nights [at Liverpool].”

From The42 Seamus Coleman one of the best full-backs in the world - Roberto Martinez High Praise

Seamus Coleman one of the best full-backs in the world - Roberto Martinez

The Everton boss says you “can’t teach” the qualities that the Irish international possesses.

From The42 Pochettino: Lallana ranks alongside Xavi, Iniesta and Fabregas High Praise

Pochettino: Lallana ranks alongside Xavi, Iniesta and Fabregas

The Southampton midfielder is having the season of his life.

From The42 'Pick a superlative and put my name to it' - Mossy Quinn thinks Diarmuid Connolly is that good High Praise

'Pick a superlative and put my name to it' - Mossy Quinn thinks Diarmuid Connolly is that good

The Vincent’s attacker believes his clubmate has the world at his feet.

From The42 Suarez at Messi/Ronaldo level, says Rooney High Praise

Suarez at Messi/Ronaldo level, says Rooney

The United striker also singled out his England teammate, Daniel Sturridge, for praise.

From The42 Wayne Rooney impossible to replace - Moyes High Praise

Wayne Rooney impossible to replace - Moyes

The English striker celebrated signing a new five-and-a-half year contract by sealing United’s 2-0 Premier League win at Crystal Palace