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# highly-rated - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Man United sign highly-rated Monaco teenager

16-year-old Hannibal Mejbri is on his way to Old Trafford.

# highly-rated - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

16-year-old Barca wonderkid turns down new deal to switch to PSG

Dutch midfielder Xavi Simons has been with the Catalan club’s academy since 2010.

# highly-rated - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

'He has only recently turned 17, so it is a step up. But we think he's ready for it'

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has backed striker Troy Parrott to succeed for the national team.

# highly-rated - Friday 17 August, 2018

Celtic secure deal to take exciting Man City midfielder on two-year loan

The 19-year-old Australian only signed for the Premier League champions after impressing at this summer’s World Cup.

# highly-rated - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Man City sign Australian wonderkid but he's expected to head straight to Celtic

The 2018 World Cup’s youngest player and the A-League’s Young Player of the Year, Daniel Arzani, has joined the Premier League champions.

# highly-rated - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'A team like Munster coming in for me, I was a bit star-struck really'

Welsh-born James McCarthy was recruited by the Munster academy of the start of the season and has made a big impression already for Ireland U20s.

# highly-rated - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Patrick Kluivert tells son to 'follow his heart' amid Man United links

Justin Kluivert is the subject of interest from United, Real Madrid and Barcelona.

# highly-rated - Friday 24 November, 2017

Blow for Offaly as experienced goalkeeper opts out for 2018

James Dempsey won’t be involved with Offaly next year.

# highly-rated - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Manchester United hand Champions League debut to 20-year-old midfielder

Scott McTominay has featured a few times this season but tonight represented another significant moment in his burgeoning career.

# highly-rated - Friday 29 September, 2017

The 30-year-old coach being tipped to take charge at Bayern distances himself from role

Hoffenheim boss Julian Nagelsmann is refusing to be drawn on rumours linking him to the Bundesliga champions’ vacant job.

# highly-rated - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Roma agree to pay club-record fee to snap up Czech striker who saw Juve move fall through Highly Rated This post contains videos

Roma agree to pay club-record fee to snap up Czech striker who saw Juve move fall through

Patrik Schick’s transfer was announced with a bizarre video from the Serie A club.

# highly-rated - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Cork City announce signing of highly-rated local defender

John Caulfield makes preparations as Kevin O’Connor and Ryan Delaney could depart Turners Cross this season.

# highly-rated - Friday 20 May, 2016

From Your crash course in... Ireland's mortgage-rate problem Highly Rated

Your crash course in... Ireland's mortgage-rate problem

These are the key points you need to know about the latest attempts to force the banks into action.

# highly-rated - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Connacht head coach Lam coy on link to vacant position at Bath

The Premiership club sacked Mike Ford on Monday and Lam is believed to be ‘a strong contender’.

# highly-rated - Friday 11 September, 2015

20-year-old Ringrose to make Leinster debut in Cardiff's visit to RDS

Ross Molony gets his first start in the second row for Leo Cullen’s side.

# highly-rated - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Lions and All Blacks jobs loom behind 2017 expiry of Schmidt's contract

What’s next in line for the Ireland head coach?

# highly-rated - Monday 2 March, 2015

Ireland are back up to third in the world after beating England

Joe Schmidt’s men have moved above the English thanks to their commanding victory.

# highly-rated - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Ulster head coach position would be 'massive' honour, says Neil Doak

The former scrum-half has been behind much of the province’s best form in recent seasons.

# highly-rated - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

# highly-rated - Friday 15 August, 2014

From Two out of three ain't bad: another ratings agency gives Ireland an A Thumbs Up

Two out of three ain't bad: another ratings agency gives Ireland an A

The move should spark even more interest in our government debt.