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#Colm Cooper

# 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.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 5 July, 2015

5 talking points ahead of Cork and Kerry’s Munster football final

The ancient rivals go head to head in Killarney on Sunday.

# colm-cooper - Friday 3 July, 2015

Is Kerry’s decision to drop Colm Cooper madness or masterstroke?

Eamonn Fitzmaurice sprung a Munster final surprise when he left Colm Cooper out of his starting team.

The last time that Colm Cooper was dropped by Kerry, it only lasted half-an-hour

“When I was told to go on during the game, I tore on.”

# colm-cooper - Monday 15 June, 2015

What did we learn from the All-Ireland champions on their first day out?

After scoring a six-point victory over Tipp, the Kingdom should get better and better as the summer progresses.

Gooch makes the cut in The42′s football team of the weekend as Kildare lead the way

Colm Cooper at number 11 but the Lilywhites out in front after a bumper weekend.

‘I’ll put my hand up and say we estimated wrong – but everything was sorted out’

Munster GAA Chairman has admitted that a much smaller crowd was expected for Tipp and Kerry in Thurles.

# colm-cooper - Saturday 13 June, 2015

6 talking points ahead of the Munster football semi-finals

It’s decision time in the last four of the provincial series.

# colm-cooper - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Cooper in but O’Donoghue out as Kerry name 7 of All-Ireland team for Munster opener

The sides clash in Thurles next Sunday.

12 reasons we’re looking forward to the full return of Colm Cooper The Gooch This post contains videos

12 reasons we’re looking forward to the full return of Colm Cooper

We pay tribute to the Kerry star, as he prepares for his championship comeback this weekend.

# colm-cooper - Monday 8 June, 2015

Kerry injury worries grow over Allstar defender and last year’s joint captain

Kieran O’Leary has suffered suspected Achilles tendon damage.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 26 April, 2015

It was the veteran star v the heir apparent down in Kerry as the Gooch took on James O’Donoghue

Colm Cooper led Dr Crokes past Legion in the Kerry club championship.

# colm-cooper - Monday 20 April, 2015

First Cooper, now O’Donoghue back from injury as Kerry stars set for club battle

Cooper’s Dr Crokes and O’Donoghue’s Legion are set for a Killarney showdown next weekend.

# colm-cooper - Monday 13 April, 2015

Colm Cooper is back scoring points for the first time in over a year The Gooch This post contains videos

Colm Cooper is back scoring points for the first time in over a year

The Kerry forward played the full game for Dr Crokes.

# colm-cooper - Monday 6 April, 2015

‘If it happened 20 years ago, I would have to retire’ – Documentary on Cooper’s road back Comeback This post contains videos

‘If it happened 20 years ago, I would have to retire’ – Documentary on Cooper’s road back

The Gooch made his Kerry return in this afternoon’s draw with Tyrone in Omagh.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 5 April, 2015

A legend of Gaelic Football returned for Kerry today as they avoided relegation

Fans have been waiting a long time to see Colm Cooper back in the green and gold.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Shane Curran names the top 5 attackers he’s faced during his career and why

The former Roscommon net minder no doubt remembered to include his “maverick” club mate when he talked to TheScore.ie.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Gooch on how the Kerry ‘family’ helped him cope with his knee injury and his mother’s death

“The six months between doing your knee and losing your mother were particularly difficult.”

Colm Cooper – ‘I didn’t kick a ball all year, I wouldn’t think I deserve a medal’

And was it ever a runner for the Gooch to make a dramatic comeback for Kerry in the All-Ireland final?

# colm-cooper - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Say cheese, lads! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Colm Cooper, Gary Lineker and a load of Vincent Tans.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Jack on Gooch return – ‘It would be a romantic notion but not a runner’

Colm Cooper togged out last Saturday but a cruciate injury still looks like sidelining him for the All-Ireland final.

# colm-cooper - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Is Colm Cooper going to make a shock return for Kerry today?

The Gooch is wearing number 28 on the bench for Kerry.

# colm-cooper - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

What’s Colm Cooper’s role in the Kerry squad as he battles back from injury?

The attacker may be injured but he’s still involved in the Kingdom squad.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Martin McHugh: ‘I brought up Cooper but made a mistake using the phrase two-trick pony’

The pundit has admitted his mistake for comments on ‘The Sunday Game’.

# colm-cooper - Monday 4 August, 2014

Sunday Game analyst Martin McHugh reckons that Colm Cooper is a ‘two-trick pony’

The Donegal All-Ireland winner made his comments on The Sunday Game last night.

# colm-cooper - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Recall the Meehan and Cooper masterclass when Galway and Kerry met back in 2008

The counties are getting set for an All-Ireland quarter-final showdown next Sunday.

# colm-cooper - Monday 19 May, 2014

Colm Cooper picks the three toughest defenders he has faced in his career

The Kerry player was a guest pundit on The Sunday Game last night.

# colm-cooper - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

‘I didn’t realise the extent of the injury, I was just saying ‘come on, brush it off’ but it wasn’t to be’

Kieran O’Leary witnessed Colm Cooper’s season-ending injury first hand.

# colm-cooper - Monday 21 April, 2014

Colm Cooper’s Liverpool love – ‘The United fans in the Kerry squad are gone a bit quiet now’

The Gooch is enjoying the Premier League run-in as Brendan Rodgers side close in on the title.

# colm-cooper - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Cooper unconvinced amalgamating sides is the way forward for GAA

Weaker counties and smaller club sides could see their prospects improved by merging.

# colm-cooper - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Colm Cooper on… Sky Sports, a move into punditry, the black card and more

The injured Kerry star gives his thoughts.

‘Deep down, I knew’: Colm Cooper on the long road back from cruciate injury

Kerry star “nearly 100% resigned” to fact that he won’t play again until 2015.

# colm-cooper - Monday 17 March, 2014

Cian Healy’s selfie celebration craze is sweeping the GAA

Joe Canning and Eamon Fennell tweeted out superb pictures from Croke Park and even The Gooch is getting swept up.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Dr Crokes appoint Martin Byrnes as new boss

The Killarney side have wasted no time in naming a new manager.

# colm-cooper - Saturday 1 March, 2014

‘I think Eamonn is kind of getting sick of me asking him when can I come back’

More surgery on the horizon for Kerry’s Darran O’Sullivan but for now, he’s raring to get back playing football.

# colm-cooper - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Galvin on Gooch: ‘Mentally, he’s probably the toughest player I ever played with’

Keep the faith in Kerry says the recently-retired attacker.

# colm-cooper - Sunday 23 February, 2014

When Munster’s James Downey met Love/Hate’s Nidge… It’s the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

When Munster’s James Downey met Love/Hate’s Nidge… It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Darran O’Sullivan on Colm Cooper and Rory McIlroy’s response to his disappointment during the week.

# colm-cooper - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Colm Cooper confirms surgery a success as he prepares for ‘long road ahead’

The star tweeted a pic of himself, post surgery, earlier today.

# colm-cooper - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Kerry’s Colm Cooper sends his thanks to fans after knee injury

The Kerry forward tweeted that he is looking forward to beginning rehab.

# colm-cooper - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

5-year-old Kerry fan sends ‘Get Well Soon’ card to Colm Cooper after cruciate injury

Young Kerry fan Mark Looney reacted after Cooper’s season-ending injury last Saturday.

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