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#Fighting Talk

# fighting-talk - Yesterday’s News

‘If they valued me, it would be there’: Jon Walters hits out at Stoke City’s contract offer

The attacker’s current deal expires at the end of the season.

# fighting-talk - Friday 31 July, 2015

Jim Gavin didn’t want to talk about the Davey Byrne incident yesterday

Dubs and Armagh facing reported €10,000 fines following challenge match bust-up.

# fighting-talk - Friday 24 July, 2015

Cerrone says he’ll ‘slap the s**t out of’ Conor McGregor if they cross paths

“At the first opportunity of seeing him I’d check him.”

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Amir Khan tells Manny Pacquiao to ‘man up’ if he wants to fight

British boxer Amir Khan is determined to fight unbeaten welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.

# fighting-talk - Thursday 11 June, 2015

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Sarries winning matches? Premiership giants bring in Jim McGuinness for Champions Cup talk

Former Donegal boss “captivated the group” during hour-long address.

# fighting-talk - Monday 23 February, 2015

Forget about the records, beating the old enemy is enough motivation for Murray

Victory on Sunday would equal an Irish record for consecutive wins.

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

‘He’s got two arms and two legs so he can be beaten’ – Joseph Duffy on McGregor

The Donegal lightweight has praised his former opponent but added that he is ‘only human’.

# fighting-talk - Friday 8 August, 2014

Cathal Pendred added to UFC Fight Night Stockholm card

The Irish fighter has been rewarded for his recent performance in Dublin

# fighting-talk - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From ‘If you install a water meter at our house, we will remove it’ Fighting Talk

‘If you install a water meter at our house, we will remove it’

Read one County Councillor’s rather feisty letter to Irish Water…

# fighting-talk - Friday 18 July, 2014

‘Tomorrow I take his head clean off!’ – McGregor is seriously pumped

The home town fighter squared up to Diego Brandao at the O2 this afternoon.

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Could Carl Froch and George Groves sell 80,000 tickets for Wembley?

Promoter Eddie Hearn is leaning towards a London stadium for the British superfight on 31 May.

# fighting-talk - Friday 14 February, 2014

Jose Mourinho brands Arsene Wenger ‘a specialist in failure’ Feel The Love This post contains videos

Jose Mourinho brands Arsene Wenger ‘a specialist in failure’

“Eight years without silverware is very long. If I do that with Chelsea, I leave and I don’t come back.”

# fighting-talk - Friday 24 January, 2014

Wounded Donegal ready to get up off the canvas – Lacey

2012 Footballer of the Year Karl Lacey knows Donegal must prove they were no one-season wonders.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Pro12 is a better competition than Premiership and Top 14 – Eoin Reddan

The Leinster scrum-half has experience of playing in England for Wasps.

# fighting-talk - Friday 25 October, 2013

Quigley and Ward relaxed ahead of their World Championship semi finals

The pair spoke to Kenny Egan.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

‘It wasn’t up to Munster standards’ – Peter O’Mahony on the defeat to Edinburgh

The Munster captain is “raring to go” for Saturday’s visit of Gloucester to Thomond Park.

# fighting-talk - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Marco Tardelli: The Irish fans must be very proud of this team

Giovanni Trapattoni’s assistant coach has ruled out moving Marc Wilson to centre midfield for the Austria game.

# fighting-talk - Monday 2 September, 2013

Easterby and Scarlets ‘looking to lay down a marker’ against Leinster

The former Irish flanker is eager to build on his side’s top four finish from last season.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

‘It’s water off a duck’s arse’ – Kinnear gives amazing 1st interview since return Fighting Talk This post contains videos

‘It’s water off a duck’s arse’ – Kinnear gives amazing 1st interview since return

Newcastle’s new director of football hit out at the ‘snide-y press’ and got about three of his player’s names wrong.

# fighting-talk - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Merseyside derby ‘no big deal’ says Gerrard‎

The Liverpool captain claims it doesn’t matter if his team finishes behind Everton.

# fighting-talk - Friday 15 February, 2013

Walsh: Door still open for Nevin, Barnes to fight at Euros

Olympic medallists John Joe Nevin and Paddy Barnes could still represent Ireland, despite missing this month’s National Championships.

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Casillas vows to fight for Real Madrid spot

Goalkeeper believes team have to forget the past and look forward to the rest of the season.

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

I will become world champion for Steward, promises Andy Lee

The Limerick middleweight was in Detroit yesterday as the boxing world paid tribute to legendary Kronk trainer Emanuel Steward.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Paddy Crerand: You wouldn’t get fed up punching Suarez, would you? Fighting Talk This post contains videos

Paddy Crerand: You wouldn’t get fed up punching Suarez, would you?

Paddy Crerand was not too impressed by Luis Suarez’s “dive” celebration against Everton last weekend.

# fighting-talk - Monday 24 September, 2012

You’re not incredible! Hulk is no Messi, says demoted Zenit star

Igor Denisov and Alexander Kerzhakov were both demoted to the youth squad after hitting out at the big money contracts handed to Hulk and Axel Witsel.

# fighting-talk - Monday 23 July, 2012

Mythbusters: Banty out to challenge unwritten law of the qualifiers

The Meath boss vows that his team will fight ‘tooth and nail’ to get back to Croke Park, despite the six-day-turnaround

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Andy Lee ready for ‘biggest fight of my life’

The Irish boxer also admitted to becoming disillusioned with boxing’s politics over the years.

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Showdown in the Sun Bowl: Lee challenges Chavez Jr to title fight

Limerick’s Andy Lee has called on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr to grant him a shot at the WBC middleweight title on 16 June.

# fighting-talk - Monday 19 March, 2012

Cream of the crop: here are our 12 favourite sports podcasts

Bored this Bank Holiday Monday? Check out our comprehensive list of essential listening on the net to brighten up your day.

# fighting-talk - Friday 16 March, 2012

Keeping the Wolves from the door: Connor pledges to battle all the way

“The one thing Mick McCarthy and myself have tried to do is bring up this group of players to represent what we do.”

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

‘Evolving’ Ulster will make life difficult, warns Rougerie

Captain Aurélien Rougerie knows that Clermont Auvergne will have to be at their best for Saturday’s crunch Heineken Cup meeting with Ulster.

# fighting-talk - Friday 14 October, 2011

This UFC fighter gave an absolute masterclass in the art of trash talk

If you’re going to insult somebody, this is how it should be done.

# fighting-talk - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Ireland game will be ‘war’ says Castrogiovanni

The Italy prop has also played down Nick Mallett’s comments that Italy have a “better front-row” than Declan Kidney’s men.

# fighting-talk - Friday 2 September, 2011

Men on a mission: ‘We’ve got a point to prove,’ says St Ledger

Sean St Ledger talks to ahead of a make-or-break few days for the Irish football team.

# fighting-talk - Friday 22 July, 2011

Is Brolly right? Will ‘primitive’ Cork be found out this weekend?

Ex-footballer also compares their playing style to “rugby league”.

# fighting-talk - Monday 13 June, 2011

McGuinness slams “disrespectful” Sunday Game Fighting Talk This post contains videos

McGuinness slams “disrespectful” Sunday Game

The Donegal boss used yesterday’s post-match interview with RTÉ to hit out at the media for “poking fun” at his side’s efforts.

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Roddy rubbishes Cork boss Dunne as “a boy doing a man’s job”

Collins’ outburst comes ahead of this weekend’s league game between Monaghan United and Cork City at Turner’s Cross.