# Influence

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Fabinho reveals the role 'agent' Firmino played in Liverpool transfer
The versatile Brazilian completed a switch to Anfield in the summer of 2018, with a fellow countryman helping to put a big-money move in place.
Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset
The Leinster flanker says Nacewa’s attitude around setbacks and rehab opened his eyes.
Leinster keen to keep influential Scott Fardy beyond end of season
The 34-year-old is in superb form and has a strong influence within the squad.
'He's definitely different to how he played' - The Irish striker thriving under Joey Barton
Paddy Madden on how a move to League One outfit Fleetwood Town has reignited his career.
'The Derry Pele' pulls the strings as Finn Harps advance in First Division play-off
Paddy McCourt was imperious as he prolonged his playing career for two more weeks.
'We are still possibly learning the system, to get it to exactly how we want'
Richard Keogh has suggested it will take Ireland time to adapt to the 3-5-2 formation.
Snapchat lost €1 billion in value just after Kylie Jenner tweeted she doesn't use it anymore
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star said it to her 24.5 million Twitter followers.
Leinster coach Lancaster takes guest session with Ireland U20s
The Englishman has invested into the local coaching scene since moving to Ireland.
Here's what you should look out for when deciding if you should trust an influencer
It’s easy once you know.
'The advantage of having an All Black beside you': Stockdale reveling in tandem with Piutau
The young Ulster star has scored on all four of his appearances this campaign, but he’s eager to deflect the credit.
Sexton must lay down marker as Lions get 2017 tour underway
The Ireland out-half will be fighting hard for his spot.
'It's part of our DNA' - Cullen excited to see Leinster take on Kiwi spirit
The eastern province have been thrilling to watch in attack at times this season.
Conor McGregor named as one of Time's 100 most influential people
McGregor is among some illustrious company on the list.
'Zidane changed everything and makes me feel important'
Toni Kroos has been in fine form for the European and world champions and has expressed his gratitude to his current coach.
'It’s never ideal losing your 10, but you have to be ready for anything'
Garry Ringrose felt Ireland adapted well to losing Sexton twice, but Joe Schmidt didn’t quite agree.
Fardy can add value on and off the field for Leinster -- Cullen
The head coach hopes the veteran Wallaby can help to develop the young talent coming off Leinster’s conveyor belt.
'Animal' Ibrahimovic thanks kids, Mourinho for Man United chance
The Swedish striker has denied his future depends on the club qualifying for the Champions League.
Bailly flourishing at Manchester United after one-on-ones with Mourinho
The centre-back has thanked his manager for helping him to make a seamless transition to Premier League football.
Fletcher: 'I walked on the pitch next to Roy Keane and knew we would be fine'
Darren Fletcher has dismissed the myth that he and Roy Keane did not get along at Manchester United.
'I've learnt more in three weeks than in my entire career' - Guardiola's early impact hailed
The Catalan’s City reign might be in its infancy, but one player in particular has been impressed by the ex-Barca coach
Trimble hopes for clinical edge against 'Saracens' of the Six Nations
The 31-year-old wing scored his 17th Test try last weekend against Italy.
Ex-Ireland U21 footballer on how Moyes persuaded him to join Preston despite PL offers
Michael Keane chats to The42 about the impact that the former Manchester United manager had on his career.
Alex Ferguson admits he is 'worried' about Liverpool under Klopp
The former Manchester United boss has no doubt the Reds will become a major threat under the German manager
'I was just running on instinct, I didn't want to stuff it up': Old, wise McCaw still wary of over-thinking the biggest games
The captain is ready to get more battle scars to reach a second consecutive World Cup final.
Argentina hero Sanchez learned from 'best player of all time' Wilkinson at Toulon
The Pumas fly-half also praised opposite number Matt Giteau ahead of Sunday’s World Cup semi-final against Australia.
Schmidt: O'Connor's departure from Leinster was not my decision
The Ireland head coach distanced himself from any involvement in O’Connor’s exit.
'I owe him everything' - Stander pays emotional tribute to legend O'Connell
Munster’s powerful number eight said playing alongside POC is ‘one of the highest points in my career.’
'Ronaldo and Messi don't save lives!' - Mourinho baffled by footballers' influence
The Portuguese coach continues to be amazed at how well-respected and loved players are in the world.
Lionel Messi tried and failed to 'do a Robbie Keane' against City last night
It was a mixed evening in general in the Champions League for the Barcelona superstar.
Carolan's ambitious Ireland U20s set for visit of highly-rated France
Prop Oisin Heffernan explains how the head coach is making his players more ‘independent’.
Facebook says it has had a MASSIVE effect on the economy
The service is certainly influential, but where did it get its figure from?
Michael Carrick has made a big difference since returning to the United first team*
*At least if statistics are to be believed.
Ex-All Black Muliaina on course for Connacht debut later this month
Meanwhile, Kiwi hooker Tom McCartney joins Pat Lam’s squad this week.
Analysis: Conor Murray the key man in Munster's attacking game plan
The 25-year-old scrum-half is being used effectively by Anthony Foley and his coaching staff.
Return of 'quality' Gordon D'Arcy important for O'Connor's Leinster
The 34-year-old played in both centre positions against the Cardiff Blues on Friday night.
Rob Penney has taught Munster to play like New Zealand - Paul O'Connell
The veteran star says the coach’s methods have been beneficial to the Irish side.
Does religion play a negative role in our society? 36% of Irish people think so
Older people are far more positive towards the role of religion in society.
'If you have to chin someone in training, just to make sure, then you do that'
Former Leicester, England and Lions captain Martin Corry talks us through the concept of leading teams.
Ronan O'Gara is 'a great character' in the Racing Métro set up - Kruger
The South African lock is impressed with the input of the former Munster out-half and Jonny Sexton at the Parisian club.
Conor O'Shea has 'been massive for me' - England captain Robshaw
The Harlequins skipper tells about his developing leadership and improving handling skills.