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# best-players - Friday 14 June, 2019

Where can I watch it, which star players will be there and all you need to know about the Copa America
# Explainer
# Explainer

Where can I watch it, which star players will be there and all you need to know about the Copa America

Jun 14th 2019, 4:56 PM 7,756 Views 6 Comments

Can Lionel Messi finally win a major honour at international level and other questions set to be answered in the coming weeks.

# best-players - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Ranking Ireland's 5 best players at Euro 2016
# Standing Out
# Standing Out

Ranking Ireland's 5 best players at Euro 2016

Jun 28th 2016, 6:45 AM 13,389 Views 13 Comments

Seamus Coleman and others who impressed in France this summer.

# best-players - Saturday 15 August, 2015

5 players who stood out in Ireland's scrappy win over Scotland
# Pecking Order
# Pecking Order

5 players who stood out in Ireland's scrappy win over Scotland

Aug 15th 2015, 7:24 PM 16,078 Views 53 Comments

Sean O’Brien, Jack Conan, Jared Payne and Simon Zebo were the pick of the Irish.

# best-players - Friday 10 July, 2015

'We don’t have best stadia, best players or most glamorous league, but we have stories to tell'
# Column
# Column

'We don’t have best stadia, best players or most glamorous league, but we have stories to tell'

Jul 10th 2015, 7:20 PM 7,104 Views 9 Comments

Sometimes it takes an outsider to highlight the value of what you have, writes John O’Sullivan.

# best-players - Sunday 17 May, 2015

10 of the best players who could have played for Ireland
# What If
# What If

10 of the best players who could have played for Ireland

May 17th 2015, 7:00 AM 22,918 Views 32 Comments

Is Jack Grealish set to follow all these top players and opt out of playing for Ireland?

# best-players - Monday 7 July, 2014

Power ranking the 10 best players left in the World Cup
# Stars
# Stars

Power ranking the 10 best players left in the World Cup

Jul 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 25,639 Views 56 Comments

Mats Hummels, Thiago Silva and other individuals who have caught the eye.

# best-players - Monday 23 June, 2014

Phil Jagielka one of the World Cup's 10 best players, according to FIFA
# Stats Incredible
# Stats Incredible

Phil Jagielka one of the World Cup's 10 best players, according to FIFA

Jun 23rd 2014, 6:45 PM 7,653 Views 9 Comments

Karim Benzema and Robin van Persie lead the way but there is no room (yet) for Luis Suarez.

# best-players - Friday 6 June, 2014

15 of the best players never to have played in the World Cup*
# Missing Out
# Missing Out

15 of the best players never to have played in the World Cup*

Jun 6th 2014, 1:00 PM 13,928 Views 67 Comments

*Not including players who will likely play for the first time this year.

# best-players - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

6 Nations: Team of the Tournament
# Best Of The Bunch
# Best Of The Bunch

6 Nations: Team of the Tournament

Mar 19th 2013, 1:50 PM 3,462 Views 7 Comments

In all the glory of hindsight, we presented the best XV of this year’s championship.

# best-players - Sunday 3 March, 2013

It’s official: If you’re a Cancerian, football stardom is written in the stars
# Fortune Telling
# Fortune Telling

It’s official: If you’re a Cancerian, football stardom is written in the stars

Mar 3rd 2013, 7:00 AM 13,439 Views 2 Comments

Research [by us] has revealed that the crabby star sign is responsible for some of the world’s best soccer players.

# best-players - Monday 7 January, 2013

Pro12 Team of the Week
# Best XV
# Best XV

Pro12 Team of the Week

Jan 7th 2013, 1:27 PM 1,618 Views 4 Comments

Hefty wins for three Irish provinces means the competition for places is high.

# best-players - Saturday 17 November, 2012

#IreFIJ: How Ireland’s new-look team rated this evening
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

#IreFIJ: How Ireland’s new-look team rated this evening

Nov 17th 2012, 9:38 PM 18,151 Views 31 Comments

There are plenty of reasons to be cheerful after the 53-0 win over Fiji in Limerick.

# best-players - Monday 22 October, 2012

In pictures: Our Heineken Cup Team of the Week
# First XV
# First XV

In pictures: Our Heineken Cup Team of the Week

Oct 22nd 2012, 9:26 AM 1,674 Views 0 Comments

Two Irish players have made the cut while there are some honourable mentions for three others.

# best-players - Monday 1 October, 2012

PRO12: Team of the Week
# Outstanding
# Outstanding

PRO12: Team of the Week

Oct 1st 2012, 5:19 PM 1,514 Views 2 Comments

Each Monday we select a Starting XV featuring provincial players that went above, beyond and under (the posts).