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#honest assessment

# honest-assessment - Friday 4 August, 2017

'It was just a disaster out there': Disappointment for Ireland's Ciara Mageean at Worlds

The 25-year-old was uncharacteristically off-form in London.

# honest-assessment - Friday 23 September, 2016

'I'm a small bit disappointed but he has his reasons': Horgan on Ireland omission

The 24-year-old wasn’t selected by Martin O’Neill for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

# honest-assessment - Monday 25 April, 2016

Juan Mata: 'We earn an obscene amount - it's like we live in a bubble'

The Manchester United attacker spoke about a variety of topics during an appearance on Spanish television.

# honest-assessment - Friday 25 September, 2015

Emmanuel Petit blasts modern football: 'Players are just focused on what they're earning'

The Frenchman has also revealed he was close to joining Manchester United after his successful spell at Arsenal.

# honest-assessment - Friday 11 September, 2015

'It was not my choice': Jose Mourinho reveals new Chelsea signing had nothing to do with him

Papy Djilobodji was signed from Nantes as a defensive reinforcement.

# honest-assessment - Monday 24 August, 2015

Pedro reveals he joined Chelsea because 'they resolved the situation the quickest'

It seemed the attacker was set to join Manchester United last week.

# honest-assessment - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Louis van Gaal: 'If the chemistry between me and the players is not good anymore, I'll leave'

The Manchester United manager is still confident of qualifying for the Champions League.

# honest-assessment - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Valbuena: I moved to Dinamo Moscow for the money

French midfielder had offers from AC Milan and Sevilla last summer but opted for Russia.

# honest-assessment - Friday 12 December, 2014

'It's another nail in the coffin' - Roddy Collins on Friday night Premier League vs LOI

Collins doesn’t think the Premier League’s announcement today will spark much change from the Airtricity League authorities.

# honest-assessment - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Gerrard: We don't deserve to still be in the Champions League

The Liverpool captain was blunt when assessing his team’s performance in the competition.

# honest-assessment - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

'I don't think it really was a free myself' - Kieran Bergin on the late decision in the drawn final

The Tipperary defender also describes just how highly they rate Eamon O’Shea within the camp.

# honest-assessment - Monday 15 September, 2014

Eoin Reddan so impressed by Connacht he says Leinster may be underdogs in Galway

The ex-Connacht scrum-half is preparing himself for battle in the season’s first inter-pro this Friday.

# honest-assessment - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Brendan Rodgers: 'We're much better than that'

The Liverpool manager was complimentary towards Aston Villa but still frustrated to be without Daniel Sturridge.

# honest-assessment - Monday 28 October, 2013

'We've got to learn, cop on and improve' declares Leinster's Jennings

The flanker did not hold back in his take on his team’s recent struggles to break opponents down and score tries.