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# blast from the past

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After an injury-ravaged few years, a familiar face is back and seeking a rebirth in MLS
Giuseppe Rossi has had a run of misfortune and he’s hoping a change of scenery will help.
Barcelona confirm shock loan move for Kevin-Prince Boateng
The former Milan and Tottenham midfielder joins the Spanish side until the end of the season with an option to make the move permanent in the summer.
Still thinking about Fade Street? Here's what some of the background characters are up to now
We will never forget.
Ex-Man United midfielder Anderson joins Turkish second tier club
The 30-year-old Brazilian, who won the Champions League during an eight-year spell with the Red Devils, has signed for Adana Demirspor.
Sean Spicer was back in the White House for the shamrock ceremony
“It’s a great day. Us Irish get just one day – you have to take advantage of it,” he said.
Katy Perry was reunited with an old school friend on TV, and then forgot her name
Nope, that’s not it.
'We went into the dressing room and said that some greater power had been the cause of that'
A late, late goal was the difference when Dublin and Mayo met in the 2003 All-Ireland senior ladies final.
Blast from the past: David Trimble claims Sinn Féin is cynically exploiting Brexit for votes
Trimble says the party is avoiding negotiations.
14 years after leaving Arsenal, rosy-cheeked keeper Alex Manninger signs for Liverpool
The 39-year-old moves to Anfield on a one-year-deal.
Remember Yakubu? He's making a comeback in some very unlikely surroundings
The former Everton, Portsmouth and Middlesbrough striker is set to feature for Boreham Wood this afternoon.
What the world looked like when the 2016 Leaving Cert class were being born
Gonna party like it’s 1998…
'Fianna Fáil act as though they were formed in 2011'
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin is not impressed with the Soldiers of Destiny.
Jason 'Mayhem' Miller is coming out of retirement to fight Luke Barnatt
The former Strikeforce title challenger will end a four-year absence against a fellow UFC veteran.
Former boss Gerard Houllier on the biggest mistake Liverpool have made recently
The Frenchman has pinpointed the club’s recruitment strategy as having lacked finesse.
This 1970s Bank of Ireland ad had a go at predicting your earnings for 2028
In the 1970s, Bank of Ireland had its crystal ball out.
Millions of people STILL buy and use fax machines
Look at Hillary this week…
TFI Friday is returning to TV and people are beside themselves with excitement
It’s Chris Evans’ world and we’re just living in it.
The internet is going mad for this video of a baby-faced Hozier singing Pink Floyd
Look at ickle baby Hozier.
Some wonderful Irish person asked Russell Crowe to sign a Neighbours annual
“That’s when good Neighbours become good friends…”
Sunderland's former blonde bombshell has joined Drogheda United
The 31-year-old midfielder was announced as one of two new signings alongside Sean Brennan today.
We'll just leave this old picture of Eamon Gilmore in a polo neck right here
High fashion.
Here's what Seán Gallagher and Micheál Martin looked like when they had a bit more hair...
Ógra Fianna Fáil was a hip and happening organisation in 1984.
Teacher keeps promise, posts former students letters they wrote 20 years ago
His former students predicted their futures…and some were right.
Don't remember Paul Tierney? His ballad is about to get stuck in your head
The former Ireland U21 defender never made the grade at Old Trafford, but his story is now the subject of an lo-fi indie hit.
World's first ever web page to be brought back to life
CERN is recreating the website that launched the world wide web to mark the 20th anniversary of the Tim Berners-Lee invention.
Archive Postcard of the Day
When College Green was actually green.
That’s not a computer – THIS is a computer
If you think your fingers are sore from playing too much Song Pop on your smartphone, you probably haven’t ever had the pleasure of taking the IBM 5100 with you for a day’s portable computing.
Sally Jessy Raphael to Russell Westbrook: Those red glasses attract creeps and thieves
The Thunder’s point guard has been warned.