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#Colm Cooper

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'I certainly don't lie awake at night thinking about what Joe Brolly is going to say about me'

Colm Cooper laughed off Brolly’s suggestions that he “didn’t have that warrior spirit needed to turn games around.”

# colm-cooper - Saturday 15 April, 2017

# colm-cooper - Monday 10 April, 2017

Dublin monkey off Kerry's back and the modest Cooper is irreplaceable

Donnchadh Walsh savoured Kerry ending their losing run against Dublin.

'I'm sure Colm must be cringing himself, it was like the death of Lady Diana'

Joe Brolly isn’t impressed by the media’s supposed ‘eulogising’ of Kerry legend Colm Cooper.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Conor McGregor's flip-down sunnies - It's the sporting tweets of the week

Brian O’Driscoll pays tribute to Gooch while Paul McGrath paid tribute to the Irish women’s football team.

The greatest, a leader, intelligence - the Dr Crokes insight after Cooper's Kerry retirement

The Kerry great brought the curtain down on his inter-county career this week.

# colm-cooper - Saturday 8 April, 2017

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Plotting Colm Cooper's remarkable career through his 10 All-Ireland finals

‘The Gooch’ made a habit of producing the goods when the Sam Maguire was on the line.

Quiz: How well do you know the great Kerry football career of Colm 'The Gooch' Cooper?

The 33-year-old announced his retirement today.

Touch of class: 13 goals that sum up what Colm Cooper was all about Next Level This post contains videos

Touch of class: 13 goals that sum up what Colm Cooper was all about

Left foot, right foot, lobs, high balls, low balls. ‘The Gooch’ had it all in his locker.

'The best ever', 'top class', 'the greatest of all time' - tributes paid as the Gooch retires

Tomás Ó Sé, Alan Brogan, David Moran and Kieran O’Leary amongst those to praise the greatness of Colm Cooper.

Colm Cooper retires after brilliant Kerry football career

The 33-year-old won four All-Ireland senior medals with the county.

# colm-cooper - Saturday 18 March, 2017

The Gooch and Eamonn Fitzmaurice to discuss potential Kerry return 'in the next week or so'

Cooper finally led his club to the All-Ireland title yesterday.

# colm-cooper - Friday 17 March, 2017

Cooper goal helps Dr Crokes end 25-year wait for All-Ireland title with win over Slaughtneil

The Derry champions finished with 14 men.

The Gooch's big chance, taming Tony Kelly and more All-Ireland club final talking points

Key questions will be answered in the 2017 AIB All-Ireland senior club hurling and football finals.

# colm-cooper - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Analysis: Putting Colm Cooper on the back foot, the McKaigue factor, Slaughtneil's high press

The42′s columnist takes a closer look at Chrissy McKaigue’s role for Slaughtneil.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Analysis: The skill and class of Cooper and O'Leary have been key to Dr Crokes' All-Ireland club hopes

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at the Kerry senior attacking duo before the All-Ireland senior club final.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Praising the Gooch - 'He’s still as good as ever. Some of the stuff he does in training is mind-blowing.'

Even after a cruciate injury, Colm Cooper is still central to Dr Crokes and Kerry.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'They’re definitely back': Cooper and Donaghy on board with Kerry for 2017

Donnchadh Walsh says the veteran duo are part of the squad for the coming season.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

'I would be expecting to know during this month either way' - Kerry trio to make decision on future

Still speculation over the future of Kingdom trio of O’Mahony, Donaghy and Cooper.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 25 December, 2016

83 of our favourite Irish sports pics of 2016

We remember the past 12 months with some of the year’s defining images.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Casey bags hat-trick as Dr Crokes make light work of The Nire

The Kerry champions have won four provincial crowns in six years.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Cooper concern over 'fairly aggressive' poaching of Kerry's young talent by AFL

“They are holding clinics and sure, we have our own man, Tadhg Kennelly, stuck in the middle of it.”

# colm-cooper - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Colm Cooper and Dr Crokes back on the hunt to finally emulate the class of '92

This is Cooper’s sixth provincial campaign with Crokes as he looks to win the only trophy that has eluded him in his storied career.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Cooper man of the match as Dr Crokes are crowned kings of the Kingdom again

Colm Cooper hit 0-7 while Kieran O’Leary and Johnny Buckley bagged goals today.

# colm-cooper - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

The Gooch heard after club training that he'd 'retired' from Kerry but he hasn't made a decision

No call will be made on playing for Kerry in 2017 until his campaign with Dr Crokes ends.

# colm-cooper - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Geaney helps Dingle knock out champions South Kerry while Cooper goal key for Dr Crokes

The Gooch helped his club defeat Kerins O’Rahilly’s in the quarter-final today.

# colm-cooper - Monday 1 August, 2016

Good news for Kerry football as this Dr Crokes duo back fit for All-Ireland semi-final

Colm Cooper and Johnny Buckley will be available to the Kingdom on 28 August.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Cooper to miss out for Kerry as Fitzmaurice hits out at 'lack of respect' for Clare and Tipp

Johnny Buckley and Mikey Geaney also out for Kerry next Sunday.

# colm-cooper - Friday 8 July, 2016

Cooper begins rehab after scan reveals shoulder ligament damage

The veteran Kerry forward sustained the injury during last weekend’s Munster final victory against Tipperary.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Worry for Kerry as Cooper comes off injured in first half of Munster final

The Gooch suffered a shoulder injury.

# colm-cooper - Friday 11 March, 2016

‘Gooch’ in to start for Kerry as hosts Mayo make 2 changes for Castlebar clash

The Kingdom will make the trip to Castlebar to take on Stephen Rochford’s Mayo.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Donaghy and Cooper return for Kerry in 16-point win over Down

Bryan Sheehan scored six points in a comfortable outing for the Kingdom.

# colm-cooper - Monday 28 December, 2015

12 photos that sum up the 2015 GAA year

It was another memorable year with familiar champions.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Gooch goal knocks Munster champions Austin Stacks out of the Kerry championship

Kieran Donaghy’s goal couldn’t save Stacks.

It’s Gooch v Donaghy in Kerry as one of the Kingdom’s big guns will bite the dust today

There’s a mouthwatering Kerry SFC fixture down for decision in Killarney today.

# colm-cooper - Thursday 17 September, 2015

‘History may not repeat itself, but it sure does rhyme’ – Dublin and Kerry a game for the ages

Although the Dubs were victors the last time the pair met on All-Ireland final day, it is the Kingdom who have historically reigned supreme in September meetings between the two in Croke Park.

# colm-cooper - Monday 3 August, 2015

Cooper, Darran and O’Brien all back starring makes Kerry boss a happy man

Kerry’s forward line is looking strong.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 2 August, 2015

‘Hard work has paid off’ as Cooper scores 2-3 in 80th championship game

The Gooch returned to Croker for the first time since 2013.

# colm-cooper - Monday 20 July, 2015

‘Maybe things don’t come as easy as they once did’ – The Gooch’s comeback challenge

Colm Cooper was a happier man on Saturday night.

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