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# features - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Hazard makes bright debut cameo as Madrid lift early pressure on Zidane

Madrid almost squandered a three-goal lead, but the Belgian’s debut offered cause for optimism.

# features - Saturday 24 August, 2019

From Business ETC Keeping up with the big guys - how ADAPT is reimagining digital technology Features

Keeping up with the big guys - how ADAPT is reimagining digital technology

The Dublin-based research centre is looking at changes in the way that people communicate.

# features - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Cheika prepared to leap before he’s pushed after World Cup

Australia endured a miserable 2018 and there is no room for error in a World Cup year. But can their mixed bag of a squad succeed?

# features - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Horn: Crawford will state pound-for-pound case against Khan

The WBO welterweight title holder gets a chance to impress against another former world champion.

# features - Friday 15 February, 2019

'I highly doubt he'll remember playing against me': Newport star Amond ready for reunion with City's Otamendi

The Carlow native’s FA Cup goals have made him the toast of Newport.

# features - Monday 10 December, 2018

Champions League permutations: How Inter, PSG and Liverpool can progress

Several top sides face an anxious final Champions League matchweek as they look to move into the last 16.

# features - Monday 5 November, 2018

Rafael Nadal confirms that his season is over as he's set to undergo surgery

The Spaniard has withdrawn from the ATP Finals.

# features - Saturday 14 July, 2018

How refugee Modric rose to rule Russia 2018

From war-torn Zadar to the World Cup final, Luka Modric has turned making the difficult look easy into a habit of a lifetime.

# features - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Unbeatable? NBA champions Warriors add All-Star center Cousins

The reported addition of DeMarcus Cousins makes NBA champions the Golden State Warriors even stronger.

# features - Friday 20 April, 2018

Vieira to Henry: Arsene Wenger's best signings at Arsenal

Vieira to Henry: Arsene Wenger's best signings at Arsenal

Pascal Cygan doesn’t make the cut.

# features - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

One year after being a virtual unknown, the French teenager who has taken European football by storm

Kylian Mbappe celebrates his 19th birthday today.

# features - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Another false dawn or the return of the king? Tiger aims to rise at Hero World Challenge

For the second year in succession, an invitational event in The Bahamas will bear witness to Tiger Woods’ latest comeback attempt.

# features - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Was Sunderland a blip? The stats behind David Moyes' managerial career

West Ham have confirmed the appointment of the Scot as their new manager. Here, we look at his career in numbers.

# features - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

World Series preview: Little to separate Dodgers and Astros ahead of Game 1

The Dodgers and Astros will start their World Series match-up tonight.

# features - Friday 4 August, 2017

Dybala, Coutinho or Dembele – who could replace Neymar at Barca?

Nou Camp chiefs have a job on their hands.

# features - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Messi at 30: From the Champions League to the World Cup - 10 of his best goals

As Lionel Messi celebrates his 30th birthday, we look back at the best goals of the Barcelona and Argentina superstar’s career.

Messi turns 30: Leo or Cristiano? Cherish them both as time waits for no one

‘You are alive in the time of Messi and Ronaldo and should cherish both of them while you still can.’

# features - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'Do you think he should answer questions about issues outside the game?'

Ronaldo again refused to answer questions following his nation’s 1-0 defeat of Russia in the Confederations Cup

# features - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Warburton learned of Lions honour in supermarket car park

For the second British and Irish Lions tour running, Sam Warburton has been named captain.

# features - Sunday 9 April, 2017

From Sitdown Sunday: The tragic death of a dystopian 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The tragic death of a dystopian

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# features - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Deja vu or a major breakthrough? Opportunity knocks for Garcia

Sergio Garcia has suffered his share of heartbreaks, but victory at the Masters would be particularly significant at Augusta this weekend.

# features - Saturday 25 February, 2017

The psychology behind Claudio Ranieri and Leicester's astonishing fall from grace

The Foxes earlier this week acted on a dire run of form by sacking their much-loved Italian manager.

# features - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Better at Old Trafford, prolific against Arsenal - Rooney's record by the numbers

Opta’s stats make for interesting reading.

# features - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Inspired by Mario Balotelli, the team defying doubters at the top of the French league

Nice’s ascension is a result of successful gambles on players and astute coaching appointments.

# features - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Kelechi Iheanacho shines but Guardiola's concerns at City lie deeper

Iheanacho can fill the void left by Sergio Aguero’s ban but there is plenty more to worry the Manchester City boss.

# features - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Zidane and Luis Enrique tangled in identity politics

Claims of Real Madrid becoming more like Barcelona or vice-versa are inevitable in a rivalry that sustains two footballing superpowers.

# features - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Possession masters, but 5th in the league: The stats from Klopp's first year at Liverpool

With the help of Opta data, we take a look at some of the most remarkable numbers from the German’s Premier League career thus far.

# features - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

One man, one club, one legend: the numbers behind Totti's glorious career as he turns 40

Clubs and players have been paying tribute to the striker.

# features - Saturday 13 August, 2016

From How much do you really know about your phone?* Know It All

How much do you really know about your phone?*

*Not your phone specifically, but the features that make it what it is.

# features - Thursday 11 August, 2016

The Premier League relegation scrap: Boro the best of the newbies, can Moyes save Sunderland?

We run through the candidates for the drop as the battle to stay among the money-spinning elite gets tougher than ever.

# features - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

The stats that show why Man City paid €58 million Stones

With Opta’s help, a look at some of the stats that show why Manchester City have made the youngster England’s most expensive defender.

# features - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Ronaldo and Bale showed each other the respect they deserve after the final whistle tonight

Much has been made of the pair’s rivalry, but their post-match actions suggested there were no personal problems between the two.

# features - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Wimbledon 2016: Defending champions in contrasting positions

The men’s world number one has never been more dominant, but Serena Williams will hold no grand slam titles if she is beaten at Wimbledon.

# features - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Lewandowski's goal drought continues for a sixth game as Poland move into last 16

The star striker failed to score again as Poland booked their place in the knockout stages with a 1-0 win over Ukraine.

# features - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Tomas Rosicky sets incredible record for Czech Republic in Spain defeat

The midfielder started in Monday’s 1-0 defeat by Spain to make history for his country in a unique way.

# features - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Record-breakers: No Champions League, but departing Pep is leaving a legacy behind Pep In Their Step This post contains videos

Record-breakers: No Champions League, but departing Pep is leaving a legacy behind

Bayern Munich look poised to remain dominant in Germany after sealing a fourth successive Bundesliga crown.

# features - Monday 2 May, 2016

From Tinkerman to champion: Claudio Ranieri writes the greatest story ever told

Having led Leicester City to the Premier League title, Claudio Ranieri has earned himself legendary status.

# features - Friday 1 April, 2016

Ronaldo lacks the Clasico legacy of Messi... and is running out of time to build one

On Saturday, the Portuguese superstar needs to make his mark in order to safeguard his legacy.

# features - Thursday 24 March, 2016

‘3 back-to-back European Cups' - The numbers that made Johan Cruyff a legend

Using Opta data, we take a look at the stats that tell the story of Johan Cruyff’s remarkable career.

# features - Friday 26 February, 2016

Here's everything you need to know about today's Fifa election and the 5 candidates

One man will be voted in to replace Sepp Blatter as the head of world football’s governing body in Zurich.

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