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# Best of Enemies

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# Best of Enemies
'For once, will yous do us a favour?' - England helping no longer 'Spursy' Ireland
Vera Pauw’s side are chasing the World Cup dream.
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DeChambeau, Koepka say spat good for golf
Both spoke at Torrey Pines as they prepared for Thursday’s start of the 121st US Open.
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Klopp will put friendship with Alex Ferguson to one side on Sunday
The current Reds boss and the former Manchester United manager regularly exchange messages.
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Mourinho: 'I have better feelings for Pep than you can imagine'
The Tottenham boss says that, despite the rivalry, he has nothing but respect for Man City’s manager.
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'We need to restore the integrity of the presidency': Democrat candidates target Trump in debate
Only a day after Trump’s impeachment, seven candidates gathered for another debate.
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'You want to come?!' - Birmingham hit back at ex-boss Monk after Clotet blast
The Sheffield Wednesday manager was surprisingly sacked by the Blues in June.
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Manchester United v Liverpool: The memorable Premier League meetings in their storied rivalry
The heavyweight clubs have served up a few treats in the Premier League era, even if recent meetings have been mostly forgettable.
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Ronaldo will be 'fired up' by Messi's success
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri also spoke about Aaron Ramsey’s imminent move from Arsenal.
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Jose Mourinho pays tribute to 'sweet enemy' Wenger
The Frenchman deserves more recognition for overseeing Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ season, according to his former bitter rival.
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'Juve have become a clear favourite for the Champions League'
Lionel Messi says he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Real Madrid.
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'While Messi and Cristiano are in form, he will have to settle for third place'
Roberto Carlos has suggested Neymar is still a long way off a Ballon d’Or success.
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Mourinho comes to Conte and Chelsea's defence after 'ridiculous' criticism
The Blues came in for intense criticism after losing to Manchester City, but the rival manager doesn’t believe the harsh talk is warranted.
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Michael Breen bags 2-9 but finishes on losing side as Kilkenny edge Tipperary in thriller
Richie Leahy scored the winning point for Brian Cody’s side in stoppage-time.
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'Mourinho said serious words and used serious words. I won't forget this'
Antonio Conte refused to cede ground in his ongoing row with his Man United counterpart.
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'There was a lot of rubbish said and certain things were totally lies': Caulfield slams Dundalk
The Cork City boss had little time for Stephen Kenny’s comments ahead of the FAI Cup final.
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'What he does has nothing to do with me': Conan not prepared to step aside when Heaslip returns
The Leinster number eight was man of the match again on Friday night.
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We go again! Dublin and Mayo to meet in a repeat of the 2016 All-Ireland final
They played out two thoroughly entertaining contests 12 months ago.
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Gloves are off for Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel and a bitter rivalry is badly needed in F1
The pair – involved in a proper battle for the championship – were involved in a high-profile incident in Baku today.
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Sergio: Nothing but respect for Harrington after 'great' chat at McIlroy's wedding
Garcia and Harrington kissed and made up at Rory McIlroy and Erica Stoll’s wedding last month.
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'I hope Wenger keeps his job at Arsenal' - Mourinho
Two old adversaries are set to lock horns once again at Emirates Stadium on Sunday as both sides chase down a top-four finish.
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Novak Djokovic feared Andy Murray payback in Qatar Open thriller
Murray’s 28-match winning streak came to an end in the Qatar Open final.
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War of words between Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones continues as England's scrum criticised
The England boss. riled his native Australia by calling for a pre-match meeting with referee Jaco Peper.
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Moving in together! Bohemians and Shelbourne to share redeveloped Dalymount Park
An agreement has been reached with Dublin City Council for the clubs to become co-anchor tenants.
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Celtic and Rangers to meet in League Cup semi-final
The Scottish League Cup semi-final will pit fierce Glasgow rivals Rangers and Celtic against one another.
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'O'Shea and McManamon were swinging at each other' - Dublin and Mayo's pre-match fracas
Tensions between the two sides threatened to boil over on a couple of occasions.
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Business as usual - or bright new dawn? Ulster final an existential battle for Donegal and Tyrone
“Tyrone have the firepower, but Donegal have the guile, and a punch of their own,” writes Tommy Martin.
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Ronaldo and Bale showed each other the respect they deserve after the final whistle tonight
Much has been made of the pair’s rivalry, but their post-match actions suggested there were no personal problems between the two.
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Defensive issues, kick-out battle and more Donegal-Monaghan talking points
Plenty of to discuss as Donegal and Monaghan meet in the Ulster semi-final.
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Mercedes team-mates Hamilton and Rosberg crash within seconds of Spanish GP start
Teenager Max Verstappen seizes chance in Barcelona to become the youngest-ever winner of an F1 Grand Prix.
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On this day in 1999, one of the greatest FA Cup ties took place
The semi-final replay between Manchester United and Arsenal will live long in the memory.
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Clinical Kerry send 14-man Cork packing down to Division 2
Colm Cooper kicked six points as the Kingdom took a well deserved victory in Tralee.
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'He drove me to become better' - Roy Keane pays glowing tribute to 'immense' Vieira
The Irishman admits himself and his former playing rival will never be “bosom buddies”.
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5 talking points ahead of Galway and Mayo's Connacht showdown
It’s been seven years since Galway have beaten Mayo in the championship, but Sunday presents as good a time as any.
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'When you're with him, he'll back you': Davy Fitzgerald's Limerick connection
Fitzy’s role with Limerick IT means he knows a lot of the Treaty stars.
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Cristiano Ronaldo hails 'fantastic' Steven Gerrard
The Real Madrid forward has paid tribute to the outgoing Liverpool captain.
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Ferdinand set to miss clash with 'biggest idiot' Terry
The QPR defender is unlikely to be available for Sunday’s game with Chelsea.
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Tyrrell cleared, Carolan sticks to winning plans - Here are the Ireland Women and U20 teams
The Women and the Wolfpuppies will hope to get the weekend off to a perfect start.
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The most passionate rivalries in world sport
They’re gonna get it on cos they don’t get along.
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Resurgent Man United stalk hurting Liverpool
Hostilities resume this afternoon between two sides desperately seeking to return to former glories.
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Opinion: Irrelevant Keane and Ferguson should find dignity in silence
The ex-United duo have been trading digs for a number of years now.