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#High praise

# high-praise - Sunday 22 May, 2022

Eddie Howe backs Newcastle's player of the year to make Brazil’s World Cup squad
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Eddie Howe backs Newcastle's player of the year to make Brazil’s World Cup squad

May 22nd 2022, 2:28 PM 6,543 Views 0 Comments

Joelinton has thrived at the Magpies this season.

# high-praise - Thursday 23 December, 2021

'He saved our life' - Liverpool boss Klopp pays tribute to Irish star Kelleher
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'He saved our life' - Liverpool boss Klopp pays tribute to Irish star Kelleher

Dec 23rd 2021, 3:01 PM 65,541 Views 24 Comments

The 23-year-old Corkonian stopped two penalties in the dramatic defeat of Leicester.

# high-praise - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Gary Neville talks up Gareth Southgate after England triumph
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Gary Neville talks up Gareth Southgate after England triumph

Jul 7th 2021, 11:56 PM 7,684 Views 11 Comments

The Three Lions beat Denmark in the semi-finals.

# high-praise - Saturday 3 April, 2021

'Ability-wise, there are not many who can touch him, it's about getting that out of him every week'
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'Ability-wise, there are not many who can touch him, it's about getting that out of him every week'

Apr 3rd 2021, 7:15 AM 6,743 Views 0 Comments

Stephen O’Donnell is hoping Chris Forrester can have a big impact for his team this season.

# high-praise - Monday 29 March, 2021

Gareth Southgate hails 'exceptional' Chelsea star
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Gareth Southgate hails 'exceptional' Chelsea star

Mar 29th 2021, 6:22 PM 7,338 Views 6 Comments

Mason Mount produced an impressive goalscoring performance in England’s 2-0 win against Albania.

# high-praise - Friday 19 March, 2021

'He's such a talented goalkeeper... I'm delighted for him'
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'He's such a talented goalkeeper... I'm delighted for him'

Mar 19th 2021, 2:01 PM 8,440 Views 3 Comments

Ireland U21 boss Jim Crawford has backed Gavin Bazunu to shine after his call-up to the senior side.

# high-praise - Monday 25 January, 2021

Pep Guardiola believes Sam Allardyce is a genius
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Pep Guardiola believes Sam Allardyce is a genius

Jan 25th 2021, 6:07 PM 14,317 Views 9 Comments

The West Brom boss will be out to spring another surprise when his side face Manchester City on Tuesday.

# high-praise - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Jose Mourinho says Liverpool are ‘very close to perfection’ under Jurgen Klopp
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Jose Mourinho says Liverpool are ‘very close to perfection’ under Jurgen Klopp

Dec 16th 2020, 8:54 AM 4,527 Views 11 Comments

The German, who was appointed in 2015, has masterminded an overhaul at Anfield.

# high-praise - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

'A lot of similarities to Paulie': Earls hails diligent new skipper
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'A lot of similarities to Paulie': Earls hails diligent new skipper

Nov 17th 2020, 2:51 PM 7,813 Views 0 Comments

James Ryan’s presence is being felt through the Ireland squad.

# high-praise - Thursday 5 November, 2020

'If I play half as good as Xavi I’ll be doing okay' - Irish midfielder on living up to nickname at new club
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'If I play half as good as Xavi I’ll be doing okay' - Irish midfielder on living up to nickname at new club

Nov 5th 2020, 1:03 PM 10,496 Views 1 Comment

Jake Doyle-Hayes, who joined St Mirren this week, was likened to the Spain and Barcelona great by Cheltenham fans.

# high-praise - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'Fernandes has X-factor quality. He's come in and impressed everyone' - Solskjaer
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'Fernandes has X-factor quality. He's come in and impressed everyone' - Solskjaer

Feb 26th 2020, 3:59 PM 4,768 Views 2 Comments

The Man United boss described his recent signing as a mix of Paul Scholes and Juan Veron after last weekend’s performance.

# high-praise - Sunday 2 February, 2020

'Freak' Faugheen sparks tears of joy on magical day at Leopardstown
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'Freak' Faugheen sparks tears of joy on magical day at Leopardstown

Feb 2nd 2020, 6:08 PM 7,628 Views 2 Comments

Willie Mullins was full of praise for ‘one of the most special winners’ he has seen.

# high-praise - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Heaslip: In-form Doris is the best number eight in Ireland
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Heaslip: In-form Doris is the best number eight in Ireland

Jan 28th 2020, 9:30 PM 30,905 Views 56 Comments

The former Ireland international also explained how he feels the demands of a back row player is changing.

# high-praise - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Liverpool 'on course' to emulate Arsenal's Invincibles - Wenger
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Liverpool 'on course' to emulate Arsenal's Invincibles - Wenger

Jan 1st 2020, 9:07 AM 6,055 Views 4 Comments

The legendary former Gunners manager thinks that the Reds have “accumulated the belief” to maintain their unbeaten run through to May.

# high-praise - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Alexander-Arnold: Leicester win was Liverpool's best performance of the season
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Alexander-Arnold: Leicester win was Liverpool's best performance of the season

Dec 26th 2019, 11:09 PM 9,522 Views 9 Comments

The right-back scored a goal and added two assists as his side opened up a 13-point lead atop the Premier League table

# high-praise - Monday 16 December, 2019

Klopp: 'Exceptional' Gomez can play 'sensationally' with Van Dijk
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Klopp: 'Exceptional' Gomez can play 'sensationally' with Van Dijk

Dec 16th 2019, 2:00 PM 8,540 Views 6 Comments

The 22-year-old has missed almost a year with a serious injury, but he’s back in the team on merit says his coach.

# high-praise - Friday 13 December, 2019

Manchester United 'might be the biggest club in history' - Pogba
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Manchester United 'might be the biggest club in history' - Pogba

Dec 13th 2019, 10:04 PM 9,162 Views 12 Comments

Sunday’s game against Everton at Old Trafford is due to be the 4,000th in a row in which the Red Devils have included at least one academy graduate.

# high-praise - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Mourinho compares Spurs' Son to Ronaldo after stunning solo effort
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Mourinho compares Spurs' Son to Ronaldo after stunning solo effort

Dec 7th 2019, 7:54 PM 8,103 Views 4 Comments

The South Korea international picked up the ball on the edge of his own area and carried it the length of the pitch to score against Burnley.

# high-praise - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'He's on the same level as Jack Byrne' - Dundalk's new signing is one to watch out for
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'He's on the same level as Jack Byrne' - Dundalk's new signing is one to watch out for

Nov 21st 2019, 2:47 PM 11,938 Views 6 Comments

Veteran team-mate Michael Doyle hails playmaker’s talents but insists he must meet standards of League of Ireland champions.

# high-praise - Thursday 5 September, 2019

O'Mahony: Kerry keeper Ryan 'will follow in Cluxton's footsteps if not being better'
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O'Mahony: Kerry keeper Ryan 'will follow in Cluxton's footsteps if not being better'

Sep 5th 2019, 3:46 PM 9,375 Views 14 Comments

Kingdom legend Aidan O’Mahony was impressed with his clubmate’s performance in the drawn All-Ireland final.

# high-praise - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I would be amazed if he doesn’t play at the highest level at some point in his career'
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'I would be amazed if he doesn’t play at the highest level at some point in his career'

May 30th 2019, 6:38 PM 10,813 Views 0 Comments

18-year-old Irish defender Nathan Collins has been linked with a move to Manchester United in recent weeks.

# high-praise - Thursday 18 April, 2019

'Spurs players are heroes' - Pochettino
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'Spurs players are heroes' - Pochettino

Apr 18th 2019, 12:58 AM 6,377 Views 12 Comments

Tottenham were taken from agony to ecstasy by last-gasp VAR drama against Manchester City.

# high-praise - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Porto boss says Liverpool are the best team in the world 'sometimes'
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Porto boss says Liverpool are the best team in the world 'sometimes'

Apr 16th 2019, 5:45 PM 4,151 Views 12 Comments

Sergio Conceicao still thinks his side can advance to the semi-finals tomorrow.

# high-praise - Monday 8 April, 2019

Liverpool will miss 'best left-back in England' Robertson against Porto - Van Dijk
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Liverpool will miss 'best left-back in England' Robertson against Porto - Van Dijk

Apr 8th 2019, 7:02 PM 10,067 Views 18 Comments

The Scotland international will be a notable absentee as the Reds return to Champions League action at Anfield.

# high-praise - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Guardiola labels Bernardo Silva Portugal's 'biggest star' ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo
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Guardiola labels Bernardo Silva Portugal's 'biggest star' ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo

Feb 20th 2019, 7:15 AM 5,350 Views 4 Comments

Silva has been a standout performer this term with Guardiola suggesting he has usurped Ronaldo in Portugal.

# high-praise - Saturday 16 February, 2019

'He’s been one of the best players in the Premier League this season'
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'He’s been one of the best players in the Premier League this season'

Feb 16th 2019, 9:26 AM 5,145 Views 4 Comments

Jamie Carragher has been impressed by recent performances from Tottenham’s Son Heung-min.

# high-praise - Monday 28 January, 2019

Barcelona, Bayern and Juventus the best teams of the last 10 years, says Pep Guardiola
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Barcelona, Bayern and Juventus the best teams of the last 10 years, says Pep Guardiola

Jan 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 7,097 Views 8 Comments

The Catalan has challenged his Manchester City side to “imitate” the three European giants.

# high-praise - Sunday 13 January, 2019

World Cup-winning defender believes Van Dijk is the best centre-back on the planet
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World Cup-winning defender believes Van Dijk is the best centre-back on the planet

Jan 13th 2019, 3:12 PM 10,223 Views 10 Comments

Mats Hummels has been impressed by the Liverpool player’s recent performances.

# high-praise - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Former Ireland manager backs Stephen Kenny to succeed O'Neill
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Former Ireland manager backs Stephen Kenny to succeed O'Neill

Nov 22nd 2018, 10:00 AM 8,980 Views 15 Comments

Eoin Hand believes the Dundalk boss is the right man for the job.

# high-praise - Saturday 20 October, 2018

'When Eden Hazard is the best player of the Premier League, Chelsea is the champion'
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'When Eden Hazard is the best player of the Premier League, Chelsea is the champion'

Oct 20th 2018, 12:51 AM 5,595 Views 5 Comments

Man United boss Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on his former player.

# high-praise - Monday 1 October, 2018

Geordan Murphy hails 'world class' Ford as Leicester Tigers end Premiership losing streak
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Geordan Murphy hails 'world class' Ford as Leicester Tigers end Premiership losing streak

Oct 1st 2018, 6:30 AM 5,902 Views 3 Comments

Leicester interim head coach Geordan Murphy praised George Ford after kicking the Tigers to a 19-15 win at home to Sale on Sunday.

# high-praise - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'He's got great technique and great quality' - Preston boss praises Burke after first Championship goal
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'He's got great technique and great quality' - Preston boss praises Burke after first Championship goal

Aug 19th 2018, 1:32 PM 6,071 Views 8 Comments

The former Shamrock Rovers playmaker scored a brilliant volley against Stoke City on Saturday.

# high-praise - Saturday 14 July, 2018

'I would take Robbie Keane all day long on my coaching staff'
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'I would take Robbie Keane all day long on my coaching staff'

Jul 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 13,418 Views 1 Comment

Harry Redknapp believes his former player has all the qualities necessary to be a successful manager.

# high-praise - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

England 'have got some fast guys and a great manager'
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England 'have got some fast guys and a great manager'

Jul 11th 2018, 12:40 AM 5,787 Views 7 Comments

Fabio Capello also highlighted Jordan Pickford as key to the Three Lions’ success.

# high-praise - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'He can play six, eight and two. This is cool'
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'He can play six, eight and two. This is cool'

May 29th 2018, 11:31 AM 8,151 Views 10 Comments

Jurgen Klopp has talked up Liverpool’s latest signing, Fabinho.

# high-praise - Friday 25 May, 2018

'That's the best round I've ever seen' - McIlroy's brilliance drives rivals to distraction
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'That's the best round I've ever seen' - McIlroy's brilliance drives rivals to distraction

May 25th 2018, 9:53 PM 65,429 Views 16 Comments

Rory McIlroy had defending champion Alex Noren thinking about quitting after day two at Wentworth.

# high-praise - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Seamus's defensive header at the end was just as good as my goal'
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'Seamus's defensive header at the end was just as good as my goal'

Apr 24th 2018, 3:23 PM 6,483 Views 2 Comments

Theo Walcott was full of praise for the Ireland international after his performance against Newcastle.

# high-praise - Monday 16 April, 2018

Salah a serious rival to Messi and Ronaldo in Ballon d'Or battle, says former Liverpool great
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Salah a serious rival to Messi and Ronaldo in Ballon d'Or battle, says former Liverpool great

Apr 16th 2018, 7:46 PM 9,274 Views 13 Comments

Robbie Fowler has hailed the Egyptian’s efforts for club and country this season.

# high-praise - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Stephen Kenny praises former Liverpool youngster after 'exceptional' debut
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Stephen Kenny praises former Liverpool youngster after 'exceptional' debut

Feb 24th 2018, 9:00 AM 8,005 Views 3 Comments

The Dundalk boss had words of encouragement for Dubliner Daniel Cleary.

# high-praise - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'One of the most technically-gifted players ever to pull on the Ireland jersey' - Tributes pour in for Wes
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'One of the most technically-gifted players ever to pull on the Ireland jersey' - Tributes pour in for Wes

Feb 8th 2018, 4:13 PM 7,365 Views 5 Comments

Paul McGrath, Martin O’Neill and a number of Hoolahan’s former team-mates have reacted to the news.

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