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# soccer - Monday 10 January, 2011

Liverpool star Ryan Babel tweets himself into hot water with Howard Webb picture
# Twitter
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# Twitter

Liverpool star Ryan Babel tweets himself into hot water with Howard Webb picture

Jan 10th 2011, 10:01 AM 1,072 Views 0 Comments

Winger joins Anfield team-mate Glen Johnson in hot water after ill-advised update on social network site.

The Watercooler: Five talking points from the weekend's football action
# Opinion
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# Opinion

The Watercooler: Five talking points from the weekend's football action

Jan 10th 2011, 9:05 AM 331 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty to mull over after a busy weekend of football throughout Europe.

# soccer - Sunday 9 January, 2011

Fantasy Football: how to win those points in the second half of the season
# The Rules
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# The Rules

Fantasy Football: how to win those points in the second half of the season

Jan 9th 2011, 10:10 AM 684 Views 0 Comments

Our experts explain ‘The Rules’ to a successful second-half of the season.

The January sales: our guide to the transfer window
# Wheeling And Dealing
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# Wheeling And Dealing

The January sales: our guide to the transfer window

Jan 9th 2011, 1:47 AM 287 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Coleman continues his look at the possible market movers this month.

# soccer - Saturday 8 January, 2011

Anyone for a Cupset?
# Giant-killing
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# Giant-killing

Anyone for a Cupset?

Jan 8th 2011, 9:20 AM 189 Views 0 Comments

It’s the time of year again. Niall Kelly runs the rule over this weekend’s FA Cup third round clashes.

# soccer - Friday 7 January, 2011

Six of Roy Keane's best press conferences
# Big Talk
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# Big Talk

Six of Roy Keane's best press conferences

Jan 7th 2011, 2:02 PM 970 Views 0 Comments

Whatever about the fare on the Portman Road pitch, the action after the final whistle was always worth watching.

Irish Eye: Premier League review
# Greenscene
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# Greenscene

Irish Eye: Premier League review

Jan 7th 2011, 11:12 AM 327 Views 0 Comments

It was a vert mixed mid-week schedule for the Irish with a hat-trick and a heart-breaking injury amongst the talking points.

'I’m hugely disappointed' - Roy Keane reacts to Ipswich Town sacking
# You're Fired
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# You're Fired

'I’m hugely disappointed' - Roy Keane reacts to Ipswich Town sacking

Jan 7th 2011, 9:49 AM 1,303 Views 0 Comments

Tractor Boys confirm the Corkman’s contract has been terminated.

# soccer - Thursday 6 January, 2011

On borrowed time? Hodgson on the brink as Premier League bosses feel the pressure
# Sack Race
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# Sack Race

On borrowed time? Hodgson on the brink as Premier League bosses feel the pressure

Jan 6th 2011, 11:09 AM 182 Views 0 Comments

There could be a spate of sackings after last night’s eventful Premier League action.

Robbie Keane edges towards Birmingham move
# Transfer Window
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# Transfer Window

Robbie Keane edges towards Birmingham move

Jan 6th 2011, 10:04 AM 256 Views 0 Comments

Claudine looks like she’ll have to pack the Louis Vuitton luggage again this January.

Between hackers and hoggers, life in the AUL
# Grassroots
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# Grassroots

Between hackers and hoggers, life in the AUL

Jan 6th 2011, 9:23 AM 246 Views 0 Comments

With the ‘Christmas break’ over for Irish football’s local heroes, Paul Ring cleans off his boots…

# soccer - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

Premier League mop-up: Farewell Woy, we hardly knew ye
# Premier League
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# Premier League

Premier League mop-up: Farewell Woy, we hardly knew ye

Jan 5th 2011, 10:27 PM 418 Views 0 Comments

Liverpool lose 3-1 at Blackburn, City and Arsenal play the best 0-0 draw you’ll ever see, and Newcastle thrash West Ham.

Robbie Keane on brink of £7m Birmingham switch
# Transfer Window
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# Transfer Window

Robbie Keane on brink of £7m Birmingham switch

Jan 5th 2011, 7:03 PM 196 Views 0 Comments

Alex McLeish likely to win the race for the Ireland skipper.

Where Are They Now? The class of the January transfer window, 2010
# Wheeling And Dealing
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# Wheeling And Dealing

Where Are They Now? The class of the January transfer window, 2010

Jan 5th 2011, 2:13 PM 391 Views 0 Comments

As the market hots up, Niall Kelly looks at last year’s winter window.

Trapattoni denies he suffered a stroke
# Health Scare
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# Health Scare

Trapattoni denies he suffered a stroke

Jan 5th 2011, 1:22 PM 431 Views 0 Comments

Ireland manager says he is recovering well after routine operation.

# soccer - Tuesday 4 January, 2011

Think the transfer window's a real pane? Here's the lowdown
# Wheeling And Dealing
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# Wheeling And Dealing

Think the transfer window's a real pane? Here's the lowdown

Jan 4th 2011, 4:12 PM 321 Views 0 Comments

Sky Sports’ Andy Burton has got two mobile phones on the go, agents have got the Red Bull in and the fax machine is loaded – it must be transfer time again.

Irish Eye: it's Long way up for Royals
# Greenscene
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# Greenscene

Irish Eye: it's Long way up for Royals

Jan 4th 2011, 2:08 PM 259 Views 0 Comments

Ronan Hunt-Murphy on a mixed day for our boys in England’s lower divisions.

'George Burley last week, Darren Ferguson, Lawsy, Big Sam, blah, blah, blah' - pressure mounts on Keano
# Under Pressure
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# Under Pressure

'George Burley last week, Darren Ferguson, Lawsy, Big Sam, blah, blah, blah' - pressure mounts on Keano

Jan 4th 2011, 10:17 AM 240 Views 0 Comments

Roy Keane is on the brink after another defeat in East Anglia.

# soccer - Monday 3 January, 2011

Irish Eye: Clarke shines for Villains on good weekend for Boys in Green
# Greenscene
From The42
# Greenscene

Irish Eye: Clarke shines for Villains on good weekend for Boys in Green

Jan 3rd 2011, 5:34 PM 270 Views 0 Comments

Michael Maher refelcts on a busy schedule of Premier League games for the Irish cross channel.

# soccer - Saturday 1 January, 2011

Do you agree with our team of the half-season?
# Review
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# Review

Do you agree with our team of the half-season?

Jan 1st 2011, 11:00 AM 471 Views 1 Comment

Paul Ring is captain and he picks his side, half-way through the Premier League season.

# soccer - Friday 31 December, 2010

Fantasy Football: you're lucky to get this one
# Unfair Advantage
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# Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: you're lucky to get this one

Dec 31st 2010, 3:02 PM 485 Views 0 Comments

Our experts offer their final piece of advice of the year – despite a Gooner-related depression.

# soccer - Thursday 30 December, 2010

Irish Eye: Wes Hoolahan hits a treble
# Greenscene
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# Greenscene

Irish Eye: Wes Hoolahan hits a treble

Dec 30th 2010, 1:06 PM 396 Views 0 Comments

Ronan Hunt-Murphy relfects on the Irish contribution to the Championship action.

Irish Eye: Stephen Ward silences the Kop
# Greenscene
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# Greenscene

Irish Eye: Stephen Ward silences the Kop

Dec 30th 2010, 10:21 AM 196 Views 0 Comments

Michael Maher reflects on yet more action in the Premier League as the Irish are in the thick of it again.

# soccer - Tuesday 28 December, 2010

Best sports photography of 2010, part one
# Snap Happy
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# Snap Happy

Best sports photography of 2010, part one

Dec 28th 2010, 8:00 AM 1,398 Views 0 Comments

Life through a lens is a bit more fun…

# soccer - Monday 27 December, 2010

Irish Eye: Kenny live for high-flying QPR
# Greenscene
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# Greenscene

Irish Eye: Kenny live for high-flying QPR

Dec 27th 2010, 9:26 PM 271 Views 0 Comments

Ronan Hunt Murphy reflects on the Irish stars’ performances in the lower leagues cross-channel.

Irish Eye: Wilson on the mark
# Greenscene
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# Greenscene

Irish Eye: Wilson on the mark

Dec 27th 2010, 3:54 PM 176 Views 0 Comments

It was a busy St Stephen’s Day for the Irish in the top flight in Britain.

# soccer - Saturday 25 December, 2010

How are we getting on? A mid-season Premier League review of the Irish players' progress
# Greenscene
From The42
# Greenscene

How are we getting on? A mid-season Premier League review of the Irish players' progress

Dec 25th 2010, 9:24 AM 214 Views 0 Comments

As Ireland’s Premier League players prepare for a busy Christmas schedule, Michael Maher reflects on the top-flight season so far.

# soccer - Friday 24 December, 2010

'Twas the night before Christmas in the fooball world
# Poetry Corner
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# Poetry Corner

'Twas the night before Christmas in the fooball world

Dec 24th 2010, 5:33 PM 139 Views 0 Comments

To celebrate the arrival of the festive season Kevin Coleman of BackPageFootball has a special rendition of a much-loved Christmas song.

Fantasy Football: there's not too many Christmas gifts ahead of a busy football schedule
# Unfair Advantage
From The42
# Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: there's not too many Christmas gifts ahead of a busy football schedule

Dec 24th 2010, 10:02 AM 325 Views 0 Comments

The two wise men arrive just in time to give their advice.

# soccer - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Robbie Keane scares away West Ham with massive demands
# Transfer Talk
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# Transfer Talk

Robbie Keane scares away West Ham with massive demands

Dec 23rd 2010, 11:24 AM 276 Views 0 Comments

Ireland skipper favours a move to Aston Villa.

# soccer - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

Between hackers and hoggers, life in the AUL
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

Between hackers and hoggers, life in the AUL

Dec 22nd 2010, 9:42 AM 160 Views 0 Comments

Paul Ring endures the enforced winter break as the weather claims yet more games for Ireland’s Sunday league footballers.

# soccer - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

Benitez sacked as Inter coach after six months
# Breaking News
From The42
# Breaking News

Benitez sacked as Inter coach after six months

Dec 21st 2010, 11:43 PM 120 Views 0 Comments

Robbie's taste too rich for Hammers?
# Transfer Talk
From The42
# Transfer Talk

Robbie's taste too rich for Hammers?

Dec 21st 2010, 4:23 PM 266 Views 0 Comments

Ireland skipper may have scuppered a move to Upton Park because of his demands.

Pat Fenlon facing stiff opposition for SPL job from Parkhead hero Alan Stubbs
# Job Hunt
From The42
# Job Hunt

Pat Fenlon facing stiff opposition for SPL job from Parkhead hero Alan Stubbs

Dec 21st 2010, 9:58 AM 262 Views 0 Comments

Bohemians manager is eyeing a move to SPL again.

# soccer - Monday 20 December, 2010

Irish eye: It's all white on the night for Long and Keane in Championship
# Greenscene
From The42
# Greenscene

Irish eye: It's all white on the night for Long and Keane in Championship

Dec 20th 2010, 12:42 PM 213 Views 0 Comments

Shane Long hits twice on a weekend when the schedule is decimated by the adverse weather.

No retirement plans for record-breaking Alex Ferguson
# Working Man
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# Working Man

No retirement plans for record-breaking Alex Ferguson

Dec 20th 2010, 11:20 AM 184 Views 0 Comments

Manchester United boss says he’s happy to work on, as he passes Matt Busby’s record at Old Trafford.

# soccer - Friday 17 December, 2010

Champions League draw: Gunners to face Barca
# Knock-out
From The42
# Knock-out

Champions League draw: Gunners to face Barca

Dec 17th 2010, 11:42 AM 170 Views 0 Comments

There’s some pretty tasty games on the cards after this morning’s draw in Nyon.

Fantasy Football preview: go Carlito's way IF City start Tevez
# Unfair Advantage
From The42
# Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football preview: go Carlito's way IF City start Tevez

Dec 17th 2010, 9:20 AM 322 Views 0 Comments

Our Fantasy Football experts make their picks ahead of a full Premier League schedule.

# soccer - Thursday 16 December, 2010

FAI website crashes due to Europa League final ticket traffic
# Computer Says No
From The42
# Computer Says No

FAI website crashes due to Europa League final ticket traffic

Dec 16th 2010, 12:23 PM 445 Views 0 Comments

Ballot opens for Irish fans hoping to attend Europa League final.

Roy Keane on the missing list as Ipswich Town players hold crisis talks
# Lost Roy
From The42
# Lost Roy

Roy Keane on the missing list as Ipswich Town players hold crisis talks

Dec 16th 2010, 9:49 AM 347 Views 0 Comments

Club captain David Norris says the players haven’t seen manager since defeat to Preston.