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#Big Phil

# big-phil - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From The42 At least one of the Class of '92 still believes in LVG Big Phil

At least one of the Class of '92 still believes in LVG

Phil Neville has much more sympathy for under-fire coaches than his old buddies.

# big-phil - Saturday 12 December, 2015

From The42 Big Phil Scolari just one win away from Barcelona showdown Big Spenders

Big Phil Scolari just one win away from Barcelona showdown

The former Brazil boss is hoping to be reunited with Neymar after nightmare ending to last year’s World Cup.

# big-phil - Thursday 21 May, 2015

What you need to know about the fierce battle for Phil Hogan's old seat

Big Phil is gone to Europe, so who’s in the running for his old Dáil seat in Friday’s by-election?

# big-phil - Monday 9 February, 2015

It's 20 years since Phil Hogan leaked the Budget and had to resign

The unassuming politician, as we all know, immediately bowed out of public life and hasn’t been heard from since…

# big-phil - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Laughter and applause for Phil Hogan, as Sinn Féin challenge falls flat

Big Phil’s anticipated ‘Big Grilling’ failed to materialise at the EU Parliament this morning, and the agriculture committee has now voted to back him as commissioner.

# big-phil - Monday 29 September, 2014

Here's why the next 10 days are critical for the future of the European Union

Fine Gael’s Brian Hayes explains the process of confirming the make-up of the next European Commission.

# big-phil - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Big Phil's finally been named in the Agriculture job (and farmers are delighted)

He’ll face a grilling from ‘Ming’ and Sinn Féin before the role is secure, but the Kilkenny politician’s widely expected to be confirmed as planned next month…

Here's how much Phil Hogan will be earning as EU Commissioner...

Swag-riculture Commissioner.

My "track record of delivering" won me EU role, says Hogan

Phil Hogan’s been named as Agriculture Commisioner. His record of “being able to deliver in difficult circumstances” swung the job for him, he says.

# big-phil - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Taoiseach: We want a 'jobs and growth' role for Hogan... but it's Juncker's choice

Leaders have arrived in Brussels for a summit to fill two of the EU’s top jobs. Enda Kenny’s also been talking about Phil Hogan’s prospects…

# big-phil - Monday 11 August, 2014

Nobody knows which EU job Phil Hogan is getting... but we know which one he wants

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says the decision is a matter for Jean Claude Juncker…

# big-phil - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From The42 Phil Mickelson cares not for your laws of physics Trickshot

Phil Mickelson cares not for your laws of physics

What magic is this?

# big-phil - Monday 26 May, 2014

"We have to be more sensitive, obviously" --- Phil Hogan's response to Election 2014

The Environment Minister acknowledged that “people are hurting” but said that after three years of tough decisions “you expect people not to be rewarding you for that”.

# big-phil - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From The42 No place for Kaka in Brazil's World Cup squad Ruthless

No place for Kaka in Brazil's World Cup squad

Veteran is the most high-profile casualty as Premier League players dominate selection

# big-phil - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Protesters: ‘We ran them from the whole area’ … Irish Water: ‘No you didn’t’

Protesters blocked contractors from installing meters in Dublin and Cork today. Phil Hogan said they wouldn’t stop the charges from coming in.

# big-phil - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Donegal councillors have to agree a budget next Monday - or they'll be removed

And Phil ‘Big Phil’ Hogan will be doing the removal…

# big-phil - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Hogan is going nowhere, but sees "no way back" for Fine Gael rebels

The Minister for Environment says that he is “very happy” to be in the cabinet and is not expecting a call to replace European Commissioner Máire Geoghegan Quinn.

# big-phil - Monday 17 June, 2013

From The42 3 things learned from the Confederations Cup this weekend Samba Boys

3 things learned from the Confederations Cup this weekend

Spain looked like their old selves and hosts Brazil got up and running.

# big-phil - Thursday 29 November, 2012

From The42 It's official: Brazil reappoint Luiz Felipe Scolari as manager Big Phil

It's official: Brazil reappoint Luiz Felipe Scolari as manager

The former Chelsea manager replaces Mano Menezes.

# big-phil - Friday 30 March, 2012