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#History Boys

# history-boys - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Atalanta's Ilicic produces a four-goal masterclass for historic victory in front of an empty Mestalla

The Italians have reached the last eight of the Champions League for the first time.

# history-boys - Friday 16 November, 2018

'Suddenly you're in a situation where it's like, 'Jesus, lads, we're winning''

Nick Popplewell tasted victory against the All Blacks but had more tough days after facing the haka.

# history-boys - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'They have old heads on their shoulders': No fear of Ireland's new breed being overawed in Twickenham

Ireland’s record in London since 2010 could even make a lack of experience an advantage.

# history-boys - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Breffni book first All-Ireland minor semi-final spot since 1974 with late push against Galway

Cavan’s fourth-quarter kick sealed the result.

# history-boys - Monday 5 September, 2016

Kosovo claim historic draw on competitive debut

Kosovo were accepted into FIFA in May.

# history-boys - Monday 16 November, 2015

We're off to France! Jon Walters double books Ireland's place at Euro 2016

Ireland have qualified for Euro 2016. Who’s taking the horse to France?

# history-boys - Monday 14 September, 2015

A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups

Join us on a trip down memory lane.

# history-boys - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Inverness Caledonian Thistle's Twitter account loses the run of itself as Celtic's treble hopes ended

It was a controversial afternoon at Hampden as ICT make history.

# history-boys - Saturday 14 June, 2014

'Every single player in this squad believes we can win JWC' - Ross Molony

The Leinster second row believes his team can defeat England in their Sunday semi final.

# history-boys - Saturday 12 April, 2014

The first Irish goalkeeper to win the FA Cup, his friendship with Seán Lemass and IRA past

Tom Farquharson emigrated to Wales after being arrested for IRA involvement in the early 1920s. He was a cup winner six years later.

# history-boys - Sunday 24 November, 2013

POC: 'If there was ever an Irish team capable of beating New Zealand, this is it'

The Irish captain feels his team are one decent performance away from becoming a team that can achieve great feats.

# history-boys - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Champagne on ice as Cratloe make history with first-ever senior football title

The likes of Podge Collins, Conor Ryan and Conor McGrath will have to line out in a Munster semi-final tomorrow.

# history-boys - Monday 28 January, 2013

Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson hails current crop as his best ever

‘The options we’ve got now all round the park, if we can keep everyone fit, are as good as I’ve had in my time here.’

# history-boys - Saturday 19 January, 2013

As it happened: Castres v Ulster, Heineken Cup

A home quarter final beckoned for Mark Anscombe’s men if they could win away handsomely in France.

# history-boys - Friday 8 June, 2012

Poll: which was the best decade for Gaelic football? History Boys This post contains a poll

Poll: which was the best decade for Gaelic football?

Ewan MacKenna wants you to take a view of all the counties, all the players and all the games from each era and consider the entire championship across a decade.

# history-boys - Friday 26 August, 2011

Back to the future for Donegal and Dublin History Boys This post contains videos

Back to the future for Donegal and Dublin

The Ulster champions face Pat Gilroy’s side at HQ this weekend for a place in the final with Kerry.

# history-boys - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Focus: the last three Connacht football finals revisited

Last minute winners, one-point victories, three different champions in three years; the western province’s final usually doesn’t disappoint.

# history-boys - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Focus: the last three Munster football finals revisited

Cork and Kerry prepare to do battle for another Munster Championship. Have we been here before?

# history-boys - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

The History Boys: Chelsea vs. Manchester United Back To School This post contains videos

The History Boys: Chelsea vs. Manchester United

We’ve been rooting through dusty archives all afternoon to highlight the six important lessons which United and Chelsea can take from their previous encounters.