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#heroes and villains

# heroes-and-villains - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'Smashing football' and self-doubt: Deadly Doug, the 'nearly' years and Aston Villa's Irish contingent

The recent passing of Doug Ellis brings back memories of the club’s push for success in the mid-90s.

# heroes-and-villains - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Hourihane and Whelan the heroes as Aston Villa come out on top in six goal thriller Heroes And Villains This post contains videos

Hourihane and Whelan the heroes as Aston Villa come out on top in six goal thriller

Aston Villa’s march towards promotion continued on Saturday with a 4-2 win away to Sheffield Wednesday.

# heroes-and-villains - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

3 Ireland players who had a good week and 3 who didn't

It’s been a mixed week for the Boys in Green, as they earned a vital point against Wales but also lost to Iceland.

# heroes-and-villains - Monday 10 October, 2016

3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international week

The team picked up six points from two games but encountered a few stumbling blocks along the way.

# heroes-and-villains - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

3 winners and 3 losers from the latest round of Ireland matches

Martin O’Neill’s side earned a hard-fought draw in Serbia on Monday night.

# heroes-and-villains - Monday 22 August, 2016

5 winners and losers from the Rio Olympics

Neymar scored in the 1-1 draw in the final against Germany and then converted the winning penalty to give the hosts a first-ever football gold.

# heroes-and-villains - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

How Aston Villa squandered the 1992/93 Premier League title & history changed forever

Ron Atkinson’s side looked set to claim the championship but fell away in the second half of the season.

3 winners and 3 losers from Ireland's latest gameweek

There were a couple of players that boosted their claims for a place at the Euros.

# heroes-and-villains - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

3 winners and 3 losers from Ireland's latest Euro 2016 qualifiers

Following Ireland’s vital 1-0 win, we look at who made positive and negative impressions over the course of this gameweek.

# heroes-and-villains - Monday 15 June, 2015

4 winners and 2 losers from the Ireland-Scotland game

Martin O’Neill and others whose stock has fallen after yesterday’s result.

# heroes-and-villains - Thursday 30 April, 2015

5 Irish winners and losers in the Championship this season

Wes Hoolahan, James McClean and other internationals feature in our list.

# heroes-and-villains - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

3 winners and 3 losers from Ireland's clash with Poland

Shane Long and others who impressed in the green jersey on Sunday night.

# heroes-and-villains - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Fernando Torres penalty seals Atletico's place in Champions League quarter-finals

Mario Suarez’ deflected first-half effort for Atletico secured the hosts a 1-0 win on the night and levelled the tie on aggregate.

# heroes-and-villains - Friday 27 June, 2014

Here are the best and worst XIs of the World Cup’s third round of games

Lionel Messi, Rafael Marquez and James Rodriguez are among the players to have caught our eye.

# heroes-and-villains - Monday 23 June, 2014

Here are the best and worst XIs of the World Cup’s second round of games

Luis Suarez, Karim Benzema and James Rodriguez are among those who have caught the eye.

# heroes-and-villains - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Here are the best and worst XIs of the World Cup's first round of games

Arjen Robben, Oscar and Andrea Pirlo all feature in our team of the tournament so far.

# heroes-and-villains - Friday 23 March, 2012

Sing when you’re winning: here are your 2012 Six Nations Awards Heroes And Villains This post contains videos

Sing when you’re winning: here are your 2012 Six Nations Awards

Starring Ben Morgan, Julien Dupuy and Tracey Piggott…