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#High praise

# high-praise - Friday 15 January, 2016

'Alex Ferguson is the John Lennon of football'
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'Alex Ferguson is the John Lennon of football'

Jan 15th 2016, 3:07 PM 20,223 Views 52 Comments

Jurgen Klopp had his say on past and present Manchester United managers today.

# high-praise - Sunday 3 January, 2016

'Pep Guardiola is the greatest coach in history'
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# High Praise

'Pep Guardiola is the greatest coach in history'

Jan 3rd 2016, 7:12 PM 11,751 Views 19 Comments

The former Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti will replace the Spanish coach at Bayern in June.

# high-praise - Friday 1 January, 2016

LVG: United fans are the best I've ever seen
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LVG: United fans are the best I've ever seen

Jan 1st 2016, 9:40 AM 4,322 Views 12 Comments

Under-pressure manager heaps praise on vocal supporters ahead of Swansea showdown.

# high-praise - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

'Complete Mesut Ozil has shades of Dennis Bergkamp'
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# Arsene Wenger

'Complete Mesut Ozil has shades of Dennis Bergkamp'

Dec 29th 2015, 12:05 AM 7,959 Views 51 Comments

The former Real Madrid man set up one of the Gunners’ goals and scored the other.

# high-praise - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Steven Gerrard on the Premier League's best attacking midfielder on current form
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Steven Gerrard on the Premier League's best attacking midfielder on current form

Dec 10th 2015, 9:30 AM 9,502 Views 14 Comments

“Mentally, I don’t think he’ll be happy himself playing out wide.”

# high-praise - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Seamus Coleman compares Everton team-mate Deulofeu to Ronaldo
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Seamus Coleman compares Everton team-mate Deulofeu to Ronaldo

Dec 6th 2015, 10:09 AM 6,045 Views 5 Comments

The Irish international said Deulofeu’s stepover skills remind him of a young Cristiano Ronaldo.

# high-praise - Friday 27 November, 2015

Van Gaal likens 'nasty' Vardy to Bergkamp, says possible interest is 'none of your business'
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Van Gaal likens 'nasty' Vardy to Bergkamp, says possible interest is 'none of your business'

Nov 27th 2015, 5:49 PM 9,545 Views 7 Comments

Man United’s boss admitted that the Foxes forward is difficult to deal with and also defended his decision to send James Wilson out on loan.

# high-praise - Monday 23 November, 2015

Vardy reveals secrets behind goalscoring record, Ranieri compares him to Batigol
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Vardy reveals secrets behind goalscoring record, Ranieri compares him to Batigol

Nov 23rd 2015, 12:06 PM 7,632 Views 10 Comments

The Leicester City forward has regular cryotherapy treatment and analyses defenders’ weaknesses before matches.

# high-praise - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

O'Shea has left Tipp legacy "that will be seen for the next 10 years" - Fanning
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O'Shea has left Tipp legacy "that will be seen for the next 10 years" - Fanning

Nov 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 7,842 Views 29 Comments

Declan Fanning is full of praise for departed former Tipperary boss Eamon O’Shea.

# high-praise - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Evans hails "great appointment" of former sidekick as new Tipperary manager
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Evans hails "great appointment" of former sidekick as new Tipperary manager

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:00 AM 5,210 Views 0 Comments

Kerry natives John Evans and Liam Kearns worked together with Roscommon this year.

# high-praise - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Thierry Henry on the Premier League's 'greatest ever' player
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Thierry Henry on the Premier League's 'greatest ever' player

Oct 29th 2015, 11:49 AM 8,739 Views 25 Comments

The Arsenal legend feels a certain midfielder does not get the credit he deserves.

# high-praise - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Here's how one Irish singer got Ed Sheeran to tweet him some serious praise
# Tweeting Out Loud
From The Daily Edge
# Tweeting Out Loud

Here's how one Irish singer got Ed Sheeran to tweet him some serious praise

Sep 30th 2015, 7:14 PM 5,790 Views 0 Comments

A chance encounter in New York and a CD was all it took.

# high-praise - Monday 21 September, 2015

'Coutinho has the class to play for Barcelona'
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'Coutinho has the class to play for Barcelona'

Sep 21st 2015, 10:39 PM 7,330 Views 23 Comments

The former Santos man believes his Brazil international team-mate has the quality to follow Luis Suarez to the Nou Camp.

# high-praise - Saturday 12 September, 2015

'It's a massive blow for Tipp but I have no doubt that he will make it in Australia'
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# High Praise

'It's a massive blow for Tipp but I have no doubt that he will make it in Australia'

Sep 12th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,494 Views 5 Comments

Tipperary football legend Declan Browne has backed Colin O’Riordan to be a smash hit Down Under.

# high-praise - Friday 11 September, 2015

Gerrard has high praise for one-time rival Roy Keane
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# Looking Back

Gerrard has high praise for one-time rival Roy Keane

Sep 11th 2015, 5:20 PM 15,952 Views 18 Comments

The LA Galaxy player admitted his body could no longer sustain the demands of playing every Premier League game.

# high-praise - Saturday 5 September, 2015

'He’s the best hurler in the country, without a doubt the best I’ve seen'
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# High Praise

'He’s the best hurler in the country, without a doubt the best I’ve seen'

Sep 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 15,073 Views 5 Comments

Colm Bonnar is full of praise for the Kilkenny players he manages at club level with Ballyhale Shamrocks.

# high-praise - Monday 24 August, 2015

'He wasn't quite Maradona but he was close'
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'He wasn't quite Maradona but he was close'

Aug 24th 2015, 9:27 AM 6,061 Views 10 Comments

The midweek arrival from Barcelona scored one and assisted another on his first outing for the Premier League champions.

# high-praise - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Robbie Keane impressed by 'sharp' Gerrard
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Robbie Keane impressed by 'sharp' Gerrard

Jul 8th 2015, 12:07 AM 5,713 Views 4 Comments

The former England captain is expected to make his debut in a friendly against Club America.

# high-praise - Thursday 2 July, 2015

'United did not pay so much money for nothing' - Guardiola denies interest in Di Maria
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'United did not pay so much money for nothing' - Guardiola denies interest in Di Maria

Jul 2nd 2015, 12:49 PM 4,949 Views 6 Comments

The Bayern Munich boss is a huge admirer of the Argentine attacker, though.

# high-praise - Friday 19 June, 2015

'The skill levels of Bubbles I've never seen anyway' says former All-Ireland winning captain
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'The skill levels of Bubbles I've never seen anyway' says former All-Ireland winning captain

Jun 19th 2015, 6:27 PM 10,071 Views 4 Comments

Eoin Kelly says that he has never seen a player with the same technique as O’Dwyer.

# high-praise - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Lionel Messi hails 'exceptional' Wayne Rooney
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Lionel Messi hails 'exceptional' Wayne Rooney

Jun 13th 2015, 5:37 PM 5,853 Views 2 Comments

The Argentine has praised the England captain’s technical ability.

# high-praise - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Jim McGuinness has made quite the impression on a former Premier League player
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# Impressed

Jim McGuinness has made quite the impression on a former Premier League player

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:53 AM 11,651 Views 17 Comments

The former Chelsea player was highly impressed by McGuinness’ motivational talk.

Gigi Buffon has given Lionel Messi one of the strangest compliments we've ever heard
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Gigi Buffon has given Lionel Messi one of the strangest compliments we've ever heard

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:33 AM 10,964 Views 7 Comments

It beats just saying ‘he’s good a football’ mind.

# high-praise - Sunday 26 April, 2015

3 Irish internationals have made the Championship team of the year
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3 Irish internationals have made the Championship team of the year

Apr 26th 2015, 3:20 PM 11,012 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, former League of Ireland player Eoin Doyle makes the League One best XI.

# high-praise - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Two Irish players have made one Australian site's rugby world XV
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Two Irish players have made one Australian site's rugby world XV

Mar 8th 2015, 10:58 AM 23,826 Views 25 Comments

The Roar’s team was prompted by a list of the Telegraph’s ‘Top 100 rugby union players’.

# high-praise - Friday 6 March, 2015

Sports Illustrated name Robbie Keane best MLS import ever
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Sports Illustrated name Robbie Keane best MLS import ever

Mar 6th 2015, 10:03 AM 7,728 Views 14 Comments

The Irish international is set to feature, as LA Galaxy take on Chicago Fire at 3am Irish time tomorrow.

# high-praise - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw
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Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw

Feb 17th 2015, 11:22 PM 7,420 Views 0 Comments

The manager was pleased following the UEFA Champions League clash in Paris.

# high-praise - Saturday 14 February, 2015

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena: 'Robbie Keane is the most valuable MLS player of all time'
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LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena: 'Robbie Keane is the most valuable MLS player of all time'

Feb 14th 2015, 7:00 PM 6,601 Views 7 Comments

The 34 year-old has won three championships in his four seasons in North America.

# high-praise - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Aaron Paul called The Walworth Farce 'one of the most amazing things' he has ever witnessed
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From The Daily Edge
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Aaron Paul called The Walworth Farce 'one of the most amazing things' he has ever witnessed

Jan 14th 2015, 8:54 PM 6,811 Views 2 Comments

He basically wants to marry the Gleesons.

Low: Forget Ballon d'Or, Lahm is best player of the decade
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Low: Forget Ballon d'Or, Lahm is best player of the decade

Jan 14th 2015, 8:15 AM 4,646 Views 5 Comments

The Germany coach believes the defender deserves more credit for his talent.

# high-praise - Friday 26 December, 2014

Fergie on Rory McIlroy: 'He's without doubt the most gifted golfer that I've seen'
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Fergie on Rory McIlroy: 'He's without doubt the most gifted golfer that I've seen'

Dec 26th 2014, 1:15 PM 4,425 Views 3 Comments

The legendary manager also heaped praise on Paul McGinley’s Ryder Cup ‘brilliant’ plan.

# high-praise - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

You might be surprised by who Fergie thinks is the Premier League's best midfielder
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You might be surprised by who Fergie thinks is the Premier League's best midfielder

Dec 24th 2014, 12:05 AM 12,526 Views 22 Comments

It’s not Tom Cleverley.

# high-praise - Thursday 27 November, 2014

How good is Aguero? Frank Lampard puts him 'in that bracket' with Messi and Ronaldo
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How good is Aguero? Frank Lampard puts him 'in that bracket' with Messi and Ronaldo

Nov 27th 2014, 9:15 AM 3,341 Views 9 Comments

Lampard praises Argentine striker as “different class”, though he still has a soft spot for old team-mate Didier Drogba

# high-praise - Monday 17 November, 2014

Tomás Mulcahy, Frank Murphy and Gerald McCarthy pay tribute to the late Canon O'Brien
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Tomás Mulcahy, Frank Murphy and Gerald McCarthy pay tribute to the late Canon O'Brien

Nov 17th 2014, 5:56 PM 4,192 Views 0 Comments

Cork’s 1990 All-Ireland winning manager was laid to rest today.

# high-praise - Monday 10 November, 2014

'They make your breakdown very slow': Matfield credits Ireland's ruck work while seeking solace in history
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'They make your breakdown very slow': Matfield credits Ireland's ruck work while seeking solace in history

Nov 10th 2014, 4:56 PM 11,022 Views 7 Comments

The out-of-retirement lock compared the loss to a 2006 defeat at home to France.

# high-praise - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Roberto Martinez: 'James McCarthy is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League'
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Roberto Martinez: 'James McCarthy is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League'

Sep 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 4,140 Views 7 Comments

The Everton boss has heaped praise on the Republic of Ireland international.

# high-praise - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Rooney: Ferguson is the best manager there has ever been
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Rooney: Ferguson is the best manager there has ever been

Sep 17th 2014, 2:47 PM 4,314 Views 5 Comments

The striker was brought to Old Trafford by the Scot in 2004 and 10 years on believes his achievements can’t be bettered.

# high-praise - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Rodriguez 'like Maradona', says Uruguay coach
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Rodriguez 'like Maradona', says Uruguay coach

Jun 29th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,553 Views 5 Comments

“For me, special talents are those who do things that are completely out of the ordinary,” he explained.

# high-praise - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Costa Rica coach says Ireland display was on a par with draw against Spain
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Costa Rica coach says Ireland display was on a par with draw against Spain

Jun 7th 2014, 3:52 PM 5,250 Views 4 Comments

“It did not seem that we had 10 (players), more that they did,” the coach said.

# high-praise - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Suarez the best player I've played with by a distance - Gerrard
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Suarez the best player I've played with by a distance - Gerrard

May 7th 2014, 11:53 AM 5,038 Views 55 Comments

“If this fella stays around for a few more years, I think there will be some really big nights [at Liverpool].”