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#Eoin Butler

# eoin-butler - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Whatever 'it' might be, there is no denying Jose once had it, or that it has long since deserted him

We’re not witnessing the Mourinho of Porto or Inter anymore, writes Eoin Butler.

# eoin-butler - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'The most significant subplot unresolved may be whether Tyrone agree to participate in 'Up for the Match''

The Dubs’ invincibility is no great mystery, writes Eoin Butler in this week’s column.

# eoin-butler - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

'I’ve never heard Amhrán na bhFiann rendered as passionately as those Irish Liverpool fans sang You’ll Never Walk Alone'

Eoin Butler was one of 50-odd thousand fans who paid to watch the Premier League heavyweights in Dublin at the weekend.

# eoin-butler - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'I think all of us Mayo supporters saw our footballing lives flash before our eyes in Semple Stadium'

The ‘true believers’ are on the road again with Stephen Rochford’s men, writes Eoin Butler.

# eoin-butler - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'Look at rugby’s rankings below the top 8... Fiji, Tonga, Easter Island, Treasure Island and Love Island'

And Neil Francis thinks the GAA championship is uncompetitive, writes Eoin Butler.

# eoin-butler - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'Watching England punch themselves in the nuts at major finals turned out to be a very close second to Irish success'

Eoin Butler is settling in for month of solid football-watching.

# eoin-butler - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'We hoped for a Thrilla in Enniskillen to wipe that cocky smirk off Joe Brolly’s face... but he was right'

The RTÉ pundit did not hold back in his preview of Fermanagh v Monaghan, writes Eoin Butler.

# eoin-butler - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'I'm convinced this Mayo side still has one big, narrow, All-Ireland losing performance left in us'

Eoin Butler kicks off his new weekly column with a tale of two sports.