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#looking ahead

# looking-ahead - Yesterday’s News

Women's National League expands to 9 teams for 2020 season

Treaty United, Bohemian FC and Athlone Town AFC are all competing for the first time.

# looking-ahead - Friday 14 February, 2020

Who will win the league? Who will get relegated? Our writers' League of Ireland predictions

Can Dundalk retain their title or could Shamrock Rovers usurp them?

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?

We chat to a number of Irish football’s representatives about what the future might hold.

# looking-ahead - Monday 10 February, 2020

'Don't think that because they're doing well in the Championship, they're going to come in and play against Slovakia'

Mick McCarthy is likely to stick with ‘tried and tested’ players for the vital play-off clash.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Football's most intriguing division already shaping up as dogfight to avoid Tier 2

The rise of Mike Quirke’s Laois has been the story of Division 2 so far.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Matt Doherty says Wolves can end Liverpool's undefeated streak Looking Ahead This post contains videos

Matt Doherty says Wolves can end Liverpool's undefeated streak

The Ireland international feels his side can cause an upset.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 19 January, 2020

The prodigious Irish teens with Olympic medal ambitions

Chris and Sean McCarthy are two of Irish karate’s best prospects, and they aim to qualify for this year’s Olympics.

# looking-ahead - Monday 6 January, 2020

'When they can run they are one of the best teams, and not just in England' - Guardiola on Man United

The Red Devils produced an exhilarating display of counter-attacking football to beat City last month.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

3 League of Ireland players who moved abroad in 2019 and 3 who could follow in 2020

Jack Byrne and others who could potentially make the switch.

# looking-ahead - Friday 27 December, 2019

'I started with minus 12 here' - Mourinho on Spurs' Champions League hopes

The Portuguese manager is realistic about his side’s top-four ambitions this year.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Here's what Ireland's starting XI for the crucial play-off with Slovakia should be

The Boys in Green are set for a big game in March as they bid to qualify for Euro 2020.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Ex-Manchester United striker ready to put doping controversy in the past

Giuseppe Rossi tested positive for a banned substance in May 2018 but escaped a ban.

# looking-ahead - Monday 16 December, 2019

Man United target Haaland 'knows what he wants to do'

The prolific teenage forward has made a decision on his future, which many think lies alongside his compatriot at Old Trafford.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Here are the teams the 4 English sides could face in the Champions League last 16

Liverpool, Man City, Tottenham and Chelsea have all progressed to the knockout stages.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Confident Joshua expects third bout with Ruiz

The British star lost his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles when he was shocked by the Mexican-American.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 1 December, 2019

What the timing of Gavin's exit tells us and the challenge facing his successor

Some veterans may follow him into the sunset, but the core of the team is young enough to continue dominating.

# looking-ahead - Monday 18 November, 2019

'His running stats and his ability with high-speed running are always really exceptional'

Stephen Kenny has praised Zack Elbouzedi ahead of Ireland’s clash with Sweden at Tallaght Stadium tomorrow evening.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'Joining Barcelona is a possibility' - Koeman

The Dutch boss has confirmed he could return to Camp Nou after Euro 2020 if the Catalan giants activate a release clause in his contract.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 10 October, 2019

The likely Ireland starting XI to face Georgia on Saturday

Who to play up front and other big calls for Mick McCarthy.

# looking-ahead - Monday 23 September, 2019

Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA

The English side have just a four-day turnaround from their opening 35-3 win over Tonga.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

'There is no anxiety because Shaqiri is missing'

Switzerland insist they can cope with the absence of key players ahead of tomorrow’s crunch Ireland clash.

# looking-ahead - Friday 9 August, 2019

Worst signing? Surprise package? Our writers' Premier League predictions

We also consider who will finish in the top four and which sides will be relegated.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Irish boxers' Olympic qualification pathway confirmed in IOC's Tokyo plan

The upcoming AIBA-run world championships in Russia in September and October will not, as is usually the case, offer places to the event.

# looking-ahead - Monday 20 May, 2019

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster

The Munster head coach admits reinforcements are unlikely to be brought in for next season.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Neil Lennon confident Rangers loss won't affect his Celtic future

Steven Gerrard, meanwhile, said that he is aiming to knock the reigning champions “off their perch”.

# looking-ahead - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Pochettino says 'stupid' to stay at Tottenham with no plan

The manager this week guided Spurs to the Champions League final.

# looking-ahead - Monday 15 April, 2019

From Heavy rain forecast around the country today... but Easter looks set to be warm and sunny Looking Ahead

Heavy rain forecast around the country today... but Easter looks set to be warm and sunny

Temperatures could climb as high as 20 degrees by the end of the week, Met Éireann said.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

'Traditionally we don't think we're good enough as a nation. To me, that's unacceptable. We must demand more' Let The Kids Play This post contains videos

'Traditionally we don't think we're good enough as a nation. To me, that's unacceptable. We must demand more'

Stephen Kenny believes the 2019 Toulon Tournament represents a big opportunity for his players.

# looking-ahead - Monday 8 April, 2019

Toner and Henshaw set for return as Cullen plans for Toulouse

The Leinster head coach says he will re-integrate players back into his side for Saturday’s Pro14 game against Glasgow.

# looking-ahead - Friday 5 April, 2019

O'Brien unsure if Tottenham starlet will feature for Ireland in Euros

The U17s boss is looking forward to the country’s hosting of the European Championships.

# looking-ahead - Monday 1 April, 2019

Where do Waterford now sit in the Munster hurling pecking order?

“You will see the best of us,” said defiant Deise boss Paraic Fanning. “Trust me, we’ll be back again.”

# looking-ahead - Sunday 31 March, 2019

A former Ireland international on why the FAI needs drastic change

Gareth Farrelly believes there are institutional issues within the organisation.

# looking-ahead - Friday 29 March, 2019

5 challenges facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Man United manager

The 46-year-old was a popular choice to become full-time successor to Jose Mourinho.

The big talking points for all this weekend’s football and hurling league finals

Croke Park hosts the matches this Saturday and Sunday.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

England keep Jones succession plan on hold until after World Cup

The coach is under contract until 2021 but has hinted he may leave after the tournament in Japan

# looking-ahead - Monday 25 March, 2019

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Georgia?

Mick McCarthy has some tough calls to make after Saturday’s unconvincing win over Gibraltar.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 27 January, 2019

'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane' Looking Ahead This post contains videos

'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane'

Clare native Liam Jegou has been making waves in the world of canoeing from his French base, yet he yearns to return home some day.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Solskjaer keen for first 'proper test' against Tottenham

Things could have been much tougher for the caretaker boss as far as fixture lists go, with a higher quality of opposition lying in wait.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

3 LOI players who made the move to Britain in 2018 and 3 who might in 2019

Who will join the likes of Graham Burke and Ronan Curtis abroad next year?

# looking-ahead - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Here's what Ireland's team to start the Euro 2020 campaign should be

Mick McCarthy has some tough selections calls to make ahead of the first game of his second spell as manager.

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