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#Well read

# well-read - Sunday 17 July, 2016

The little-known boycott that changed the World Cup forever and more of the week's sportswriting

Stick the kettle on and get stuck into this lot.

# well-read - Sunday 10 July, 2016

The harrowing ordeal of Antoine Griezmann's sister and the week's best sportswriting

Also, in praise of David Trezeguet choosing love over money and the hope that Kieren Fallon’s life will be kinder to him now.

# well-read - Sunday 26 June, 2016

The evolution of Lionel Messi into a great and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, a profile of Eamon Dunphy ahead of his 71st birthday.

# well-read - Sunday 19 June, 2016

The myth of the English hooligan and more of the week's best sportswriting

Sink your teeth into these quality pieces.

# well-read - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Next-gen basketball, soccer for white kids and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, a step-by-step look back at the finest minutes in the Graham Taylor documentary.

# well-read - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Managerial arsery returns to the Premier League and more of the week's best sportswriting

Our favourite things we’ve read over the past seven days.

# well-read - Sunday 15 May, 2016

'The warm feeling of being urinated upon' at Upton Park: the week's best sportswriting

Pour yourself a strong coffee and get stuck into this lot.

# well-read - Sunday 8 May, 2016

# well-read - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Why Juan Mata is worth every penny and more of the week's best sportswriting

Get the kettle on, put your feet up and enjoy this lot.

# well-read - Sunday 24 April, 2016

(Dana) White lies, the weight of gold and the rest of this week's best sportswriting

All that, plus an essential long-read on Tiger Woods.

# well-read - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Respect Ronaldo, the Spillanes and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

Outside? Are you mad? Stay in with the best sportswriting the internet had to offer this week.

# well-read - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Colin Corkery, Drew Brees and a Cork City great… it’s our favourite sports writing

Switch your phone to flight mode for 10 minutes.

# well-read - Sunday 6 March, 2016

# well-read - Sunday 31 January, 2016

The break that defined Alex Higgins, Wimbledon to Dublin: The week’s best sportswriting

These articles are bound to get you thinking.

# well-read - Sunday 24 January, 2016

The fallen All-Star, constipated rugby and the week’s best sportswriting

Sit back and enjoy some of the week’s best sportswriting.

# well-read - Sunday 17 January, 2016

# well-read - Sunday 10 January, 2016

# well-read - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Battling injury in MMA, Kerry’s lost years and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

You deserve some indoor time. Lock the door and break out the best writing the internet had to offer this week.

# well-read - Sunday 29 November, 2015

The real story of the Mighty Ducks, on tour with Frampton, and the week’s best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on, put your feet up, and enjoy these five excellent pieces of writing.

# well-read - Friday 27 November, 2015

These 5 books have made the shortlist for Ireland’s newest sports writing prize

Jim McGuinness’ memoir leads a GAA-heavy shortlist.

# well-read - Sunday 8 November, 2015

# well-read - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Chelsea’s ‘ruthless chancer’, the Brazilian NFL kicker & the week’s best sportswriting

Also, Marina Hyde aims both barrels at the latest Fifa farce while Buster Douglas is remembered too.

# well-read - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Understanding Andre the Giant, falling out of love with your team & the week’s best sportswriting

You’ll also read about why it’s ironic that Manchester City would defend freedom of speech.

# well-read - Sunday 18 October, 2015

# well-read - Thursday 24 September, 2015

These are 14 of this year’s best sports books. How many have you read?

The 2015 William Hill Sports Book of the Year will be named on 26 November.

# well-read - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Running from addiction, rugby’s Tim Lovejoy and a banter-free zone — It’s the week’s best sportswriting

Come on in and soak up the best things we read on the internet this week.

# well-read - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Serena Williams’ greatness, wrestling’s most violent man and all the week’s best sportswriting

Also, why Jermain Defoe and his job advert have silly season sewn up.

# well-read - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Death in the bull ring, baseball in prison and the week’s best sportswriting

We’ll also have an explainer on how exactly cheats prosper.

# well-read - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Forgotten man Casillas, UCD’s heroics and the week’s best sportswriting

Also, a look inside the cold, robotic heart of Novak Djokovic.

# well-read - Sunday 14 June, 2015

# well-read - Sunday 31 May, 2015

The fugitive who almost became an Olympian, and more of the week’s best sportswriting

There’s also some satirical opinions on how Sepp Blatter is going to worm his way out of this latest crisis.

# well-read - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Gigi Buffon’s longevity, Daniel Bryan’s future and the week’s best sportswriting

Put your feet up and enjoy these long reads.

# well-read - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Cigars with The Mechanic, and finding strength in tragedy: The week’s best sportswriting

It wouldn’t be Sunday without our sportswriting round-up.

# well-read - Friday 1 May, 2015

PPV cops, Good v Evil and legacy costs: Here’s the best of the Mayweather v Pacquiao sportswriting

All of this will be out of date on Sunday morning, so get it while it’s hot.

# well-read - Sunday 26 April, 2015

You snooze, you win, Shaq looks back and the week’s best sportswriting

You’ve been out in the sun all week. Stay in, and treat yourself to these gems from around the internet.

# well-read - Sunday 19 April, 2015

What it’s like to run a marathon in North Korea and the week’s best sportswriting

We’ll also learn how judging an MMA fight works.

# well-read - Sunday 12 April, 2015

The quiet rise of Andy Lee, what drives Phil Taylor and the week’s best sportswriting

We also have a feature of the man who christened Amen Corner.

# well-read - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Tiger’s fall, Ireland to win the World Cup and cricket emerging: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

There are also superb pieces on a homeless former college footballer and how the All Blacks coach their players.

# well-read - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Marty Jannetty, longball football and mathematical modelling – It’s the week’s best sportswriting

This week also features mathematical modelling and the original sports app.

# well-read - Sunday 22 February, 2015

A-Rod, the Don and the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring a look at football’s racism problem.

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