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VIDEO: David Platt rolls back the years to score with stunning bicycle kick
# Robin Who?
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# Robin Who?

VIDEO: David Platt rolls back the years to score with stunning bicycle kick

Jul 30th 2012, 5:49 PM 1,663 Views 0 Comments

The former Arsenal and Sampdoria man impressed the heck out of Sergio Aguero.

The Snapper: When Danny Boy was the Irish national anthem at the Rugby World Cup
# Click
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# Click

The Snapper: When Danny Boy was the Irish national anthem at the Rugby World Cup

Jun 14th 2012, 11:28 AM 3,867 Views 3 Comments

Photographer Billy Stickland has followed the brightest and best in the world of sport for the past four decades and has some great stories to tell.

Memory lane: here's what happened the last 5 times Ireland met Spain
# Retrospective
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# Retrospective

Memory lane: here's what happened the last 5 times Ireland met Spain

Jun 14th 2012, 10:45 AM 4,015 Views 7 Comments

It’s 23 years since Ireland last beat Spain. Relive that Dublin afternoon and some other recent encounters between the two countries in our video retrospective.

‘The nation holds its breath’ – The story behind that famous quote
# Nostalgia
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# Nostalgia

‘The nation holds its breath’ – The story behind that famous quote

Jun 6th 2012, 8:55 AM 6,209 Views 22 Comments

RTÉ commentator George Hamilton gives an account of Ireland’s quarter-final penalty shootout with Romania and David O’Leary’s historic spot-kick in 1990.

Danger here… TheScore meets George Hamilton
# Interview
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# Interview

Danger here… TheScore meets George Hamilton

Jun 3rd 2012, 8:48 AM 2,682 Views 16 Comments

RTE’s best-loved commentator sat down for a nostalgic look back at his distinguished career and fond memories behind the mic earlier this week.

Scrapping the shoot-out: Could images like this soon be a thing of the past?
# Penalties
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# Penalties

Scrapping the shoot-out: Could images like this soon be a thing of the past?

May 26th 2012, 1:30 PM 567 Views 3 Comments

The FIFA president has tasked Franz Beckenbauer to come up with an alternative way to settle tied matches. Bring on the crossbar challenge.

The Magnificent 7: Irish sporting anti-climaxes
# Downbeat
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# Downbeat

The Magnificent 7: Irish sporting anti-climaxes

Mar 23rd 2012, 12:54 PM 1,038 Views 4 Comments

The Olympic dream died for our male hockey players and the English steamrolled over Declan Kidney’s men at Twickenham last weekend. I feel deflated.

Happy Birthday, Toto Schillaci!
# Flashback
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# Flashback

Happy Birthday, Toto Schillaci!

Dec 2nd 2011, 3:44 PM 425 Views 1 Comment

It’s hard to believe– mainly because he looked 47 at the time– but the unlikely star of Italia ’90 drew to within three years of the half century today.

The good, the bad and the Macedonia: 5 more Irish qualification deciders
# Under Pressure
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# Under Pressure

The good, the bad and the Macedonia: 5 more Irish qualification deciders

Oct 11th 2011, 9:23 AM 739 Views 1 Comment

Join us on a trip down memory lane as we look back at the final days of some of Ireland’s previous campaigns.

Questions of sport with… Declan Lynch
# A Quick Word
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# A Quick Word

Questions of sport with… Declan Lynch

Dec 5th 2010, 9:24 AM 491 Views 0 Comments

Autor Declan Lynch on Larry Sanders, Italia ’90 and Twitter. What’s Twitter again?

Golden boy Lineker: ‘I pooed on the pitch against Ireland’
# World Cup Shocker
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# World Cup Shocker

Golden boy Lineker: ‘I pooed on the pitch against Ireland’

Dec 3rd 2010, 9:35 AM 18,439 Views 0 Comments

First losing 2018 to Russia, now a second World Cup shocker grips England: the famously mild-mannered star crapped mid-match.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# The Morning Score
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# The Morning Score

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Nov 24th 2010, 9:19 AM 127 Views 0 Comments

Graeme McDowell out to take his chance, end of the road for The Bull and Real Madrid players pull a fierce stroke. You have to see this.