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#Analysis

# analysis - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart Reverse

Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart

Attack coach Nigel Carolan has his charges striking superbly from lineout platforms.

# analysis - Monday 21 January, 2019

From The42 What is going on at Chelsea? Talking Point

What is going on at Chelsea?

Maurizio Sarri claimed his side were ‘mentally weak’ following the loss to Arsenal on Saturday.

# analysis - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive?

Her government suffered a monumental defeat.

From The42 Stockdale's finishing skills reward Ulster's clever set-piece thinking Analysis

Stockdale's finishing skills reward Ulster's clever set-piece thinking

The northern province scored three tries from set-piece platforms against Racing 92 last weekend.

From The42 Martin O'Neill and the fate of 9 other former Ireland managers Analysis

Martin O'Neill and the fate of 9 other former Ireland managers

A number of coaches have struggled after leaving the Boys in Green hotseat.

From The42 The Wallabies' loss has been Leinster's immense gain as Fardy shines Fardy Party

The Wallabies' loss has been Leinster's immense gain as Fardy shines

The 34-year-old Australian has been a superb signing for the province.

# analysis - Monday 14 January, 2019

From The42 Analysis: Beirne's destruction, Earls' try-saver and Carbery's class In Depth

Analysis: Beirne's destruction, Earls' try-saver and Carbery's class

Johann van Graan’s Munster delivered their most compelling performance of the season on Friday night.

# analysis - Sunday 13 January, 2019

From The42 Why Paul Pogba has looked transformed under Ole Gunnar Solskjær Talking Point

Why Paul Pogba has looked transformed under Ole Gunnar Solskjær

The France international’s sublime pass created the only goal in Man United’s win.

# analysis - Thursday 27 December, 2018

From The42 At the halfway point of the Premier League season, is it Liverpool's title to lose? Analysis

At the halfway point of the Premier League season, is it Liverpool's title to lose?

Recent history suggests the Reds are poised for glory.

# analysis - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

From The42 5 problems the new Man United manager needs to solve Analysis

5 problems the new Man United manager needs to solve

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was announced as the interim boss earlier today.

# analysis - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

From The42 Third season syndrome strikes again: Where next for Jose Mourinho? The Special One

Third season syndrome strikes again: Where next for Jose Mourinho?

The Special One’s star has diminished after sackings by Chelsea and Man United, with his next move uncertain.

# analysis - Sunday 16 December, 2018

From The42 Is Roy Keane a good pundit? Analysis This post contains videos

Is Roy Keane a good pundit?

The former Ireland assistant boss made a rare Sky Sports appearance for Sunday’s Liverpool-Man United fixture.

# analysis - Friday 14 December, 2018

Important information or a 'distraction': Exactly how many people are living in homeless accommodation?

The debate around how many people are homeless in Ireland resurfaced again this week.

From The42 The Raheem Sterling saga is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the Premier League's racism problems Talking Point

The Raheem Sterling saga is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the Premier League's racism problems

Intolerance has been inextricably linked with top-level football for years.

# analysis - Monday 10 December, 2018

From The42 Analysis: Murray's arc-running influence vital in guiding Munster over the line Class Act

Analysis: Murray's arc-running influence vital in guiding Munster over the line

The 29-year-old scrum-half provided two assists in the southern province’s win over Castres.

# analysis - Friday 7 December, 2018

From The42 Is Jose Mourinho's management style out of date? Talking Point

Is Jose Mourinho's management style out of date?

Man United are already 16 points behind rivals City, while a top-four spot is looking increasingly improbable.

# analysis - Sunday 25 November, 2018

From The42 7 issues the new Ireland manager must address urgently Analysis

7 issues the new Ireland manager must address urgently

Mick McCarthy is expected to be unveiled as the Boys in Green’s boss later today.

# analysis - Friday 23 November, 2018

From The42 Are Tottenham in danger of falling apart? Analysis

Are Tottenham in danger of falling apart?

Stadium issues and rumours of Christian Eriksen’s imminent departure have undermined the progress made by Spurs of late.

# analysis - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

From The42 Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against the All Blacks? Ruck Stats

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against the All Blacks?

Devin Toner and captain Rory Best were, typically, the busiest players in this department.

# analysis - Sunday 18 November, 2018

From The42 The biggest misconception about the Irish team was exposed again on Thursday night Analysis

The biggest misconception about the Irish team was exposed again on Thursday night

There was in marked difference in style when the Republic faced the North during the week.

# analysis - Friday 16 November, 2018

From The42 Martin O'Neill is running out of excuses Opinion

Martin O'Neill is running out of excuses

The Republic of Ireland were involved in a dire 0-0 draw with the North last night.

# analysis - Monday 12 November, 2018

From The42 Man City already one of the best Premier League teams ever, but are their achievements tainted? Analysis

Man City already one of the best Premier League teams ever, but are their achievements tainted?

Pep Guardiola’s side have been criticised for their ignorance of Financial Fair Play rules.

From The42 'City aren't Man Utd's biggest problem' - Top-four gap now the fear for Neville Analysis

'City aren't Man Utd's biggest problem' - Top-four gap now the fear for Neville

The Red Devils slipped to a 3-1 defeat against their neighbours at the Etihad Stadium to find themselves lodged eighth in the Premier League table.

# analysis - Sunday 11 November, 2018

From The42 Analysis: Why James Ryan is already one of the first names on Ireland's team sheet Complete

Analysis: Why James Ryan is already one of the first names on Ireland's team sheet

The 22-year-old second row delivered another superb performance against Argentina.

# analysis - Friday 9 November, 2018

From The42 Explosive City allegations overshadow Manchester derby Talking Point

Explosive City allegations overshadow Manchester derby

A four-part Der Spiegel report has accused the club of knowingly deceiving Uefa and breaking Financial Fair Play rules.

# analysis - Thursday 8 November, 2018

From The42 Big stage for Larmour to shine, O'Brien back and one unlucky lock misses out Reaction

Big stage for Larmour to shine, O'Brien back and one unlucky lock misses out

The All Blacks loom large as Joe Schmidt named his team to face Argentina.

From The42 Juventus fail to justify Champions League favourites tag amid collapse at home to United Analysis This post contains videos

Juventus fail to justify Champions League favourites tag amid collapse at home to United

The reigning Serie A champions suffered a shock loss in Turin to Jose Mourinho’s side.

# analysis - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him?

Would the US President care, and should he?

# analysis - Friday 2 November, 2018

From The42 It's time for more Premier League footballers to start following Juan Mata's example Talking Point

It's time for more Premier League footballers to start following Juan Mata's example

On week when Raheem Sterling reportedly agreed a new £300,000-a-week deal, more focus needs to be put on how the sport spends its vast sums.

# analysis - Friday 26 October, 2018

From The42 Is Mauricio Pochettino doing the best job of all the Premier League managers? Talking Point

Is Mauricio Pochettino doing the best job of all the Premier League managers?

The Spurs boss has led his side to their best-ever Premier League start.

# analysis - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

From The42 Toulouse's stunning winning try against Leinster started with clever homework Analysis

Toulouse's stunning winning try against Leinster started with clever homework

Louis-Benoît Madaule turned a Leinster trait against them.

# analysis - Saturday 20 October, 2018

As College Green plaza comes to a shuddering halt, we must ask why we can't put ideas into action

The plan was long talked about but hit a major planning roadblock this week.

# analysis - Friday 19 October, 2018

From The42 Jose Mourinho bids to avoid equalling David Moyes-era record Analysis

Jose Mourinho bids to avoid equalling David Moyes-era record

The Red Devils are facing a formidable run of games in the coming weeks.

# analysis - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

From The42 Sacking Martin O'Neill would be a short-term solution to a long-term problem Talking Point

Sacking Martin O'Neill would be a short-term solution to a long-term problem

The ultimate results manager has overseen a run of just one victory in his last nine matches.

# analysis - Monday 15 October, 2018

From The42 Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Wales in the Nations League tomorrow? Team Selection

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Wales in the Nations League tomorrow?

Martin O’Neill has some tough calls to make following Saturday’s 0-0 draw against Denmark.

# analysis - Sunday 14 October, 2018

From The42 Have the Irish public fallen out of love with the national team? Talking Point

Have the Irish public fallen out of love with the national team?

There were pockets of empty seats for Ireland’s game with Denmark at the Aviva Stadium last night.

# analysis - Friday 12 October, 2018

From The42 Doherty in the starting XI against Denmark, a Preston duo up front and more Nations League talking points Talking Points

Doherty in the starting XI against Denmark, a Preston duo up front and more Nations League talking points

Ireland need to steady the ship in this week’s Nations League double-header, which begins against Denmark in Dublin tomorrow.

# analysis - Sunday 7 October, 2018

It's all gone wrong for Emmanuel Macron Elysée Palace This post contains videos

It's all gone wrong for Emmanuel Macron

Less than a year-and-a-half since the election, his presidency is floundering.

# analysis - Friday 5 October, 2018

From The42 Top-of-the-table clash: Title contenders prepare to battle as Liverpool welcome Guardiola's champions to Anfield Analysis

Top-of-the-table clash: Title contenders prepare to battle as Liverpool welcome Guardiola's champions to Anfield

Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola face off at Anfield in a mouth-watering top-of-the-table clash on Sunday.

# analysis - Thursday 4 October, 2018

From The42 Introducing our new podcast, Heineken Rugby Weekly on The42 Kicking Off

Introducing our new podcast, Heineken Rugby Weekly on The42

Murray Kinsella and Andy Dunne got stuck in with Ryan Bailey as the rugby season hots up.

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