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Dublin: 10°C Thursday 29 October 2020

#Looking Back

# looking-back - Thursday 8 October, 2020

'You've a bit of imposter syndrome beside Cian Healy or Johnny Sexton, guys you've been watching for years'

From Ballina to Blackrock, Gaelic football and soccer to stunning rugby exploits with Leinster and Ireland, Caelan Doris maps his rise.

# looking-back - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Joining Manchester United at 16, glory in Ireland and the 'rollercoaster' of management Looking Back This post contains videos

Joining Manchester United at 16, glory in Ireland and the 'rollercoaster' of management

Martin Russell recounts his career on both sides of the water.

# looking-back - Thursday 17 September, 2020

'It came on BBC News: 'In Ireland today, a team of postmen, butchers and bakers drew 0-0 with AC Milan'' Looking Back This post contains videos

'It came on BBC News: 'In Ireland today, a team of postmen, butchers and bakers drew 0-0 with AC Milan''

Athlone Town earned a famous draw when the Italians played them at St Mel’s Park in 1975.

# looking-back - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"

Wexford Youths player Vanessa Ogbonna on her experiences in relation to race and football.

# looking-back - Friday 4 September, 2020

'As I got older, I felt English, I felt like I could get into the England team' - Jack Grealish

The midfielder explained his decision to switch nationalities from Ireland to the Three Lions in an interview with Sky Sports.

Alexis Sanchez says he asked about an Arsenal return after first Man United training session

The now-Inter Milan player wanted out after just one session.

# looking-back - Sunday 23 August, 2020

‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’

Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.

# looking-back - Friday 21 August, 2020

'This is a goal that probably changes the history of Irish football'

The latest episode of ‘Rise of Kenny’ looks at the manager’s unforgettable stint at Dundalk and a famous win over BATE.

# looking-back - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

I needed Jose Mourinho’s help to escape Tottenham ‘torture’, reveals Luka Modric

The Croatian midfielder was desperate to leave Spurs for Real Madrid in 2011.

# looking-back - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'As soon as I made that choice for America, my ambition to wear the Irish shirt was taken off me'

Linda Greene on going to America at 17 and falling out of favour at international level.

# looking-back - Friday 14 August, 2020

Dylan Hartley: ‘I’d had enough of being governed by Eddie Jones’

The former England captain has recalled the brutal way he was told he would not be going to the World Cup.

# looking-back - Monday 10 August, 2020

Quiz: How well do you recall the 2012-13 Premier League season?

How much do you remember about Alex Ferguson’s final year in charge of Man United?

# looking-back - Friday 7 August, 2020

'Stephen Kenny was always available to call into an 80th-birthday party... Down-to-earth things like that'

In Episode 5 of Rise of Kenny, Kevin Brannigan chats to Arthur Duffy about the Irish manager’s second coming at Derry.

# looking-back - Friday 31 July, 2020

'As time goes by, a lot of Dunfermline fans are thinking: "We should have given him more time'"

In Episode 4 of Rise of Kenny, Kevin Brannigan chats to Tam McManus about Stephen Kenny’s spell in Scotland.

# looking-back - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Best moment? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2019-20 Premier League season

The42′s reporters have their say on a campaign that saw Liverpool win their first league title in 30 years.

# looking-back - Friday 24 July, 2020

The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics

‘Green and Gold,’ which is produced by David Coughlan and Donal O’Herlihy, will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 this Saturday at 1pm.

# looking-back - Friday 17 July, 2020

‘I put the phone down three times’: Crazy Gang at Wimbledon, Big Jack and Phelan's Ireland break

The ex-Premier League defender remembers the Charlton era and pays tribute to an Irish icon.

# looking-back - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Hirings, firings and boardroom rows: The rise and fall of Ireland's version of The Apprentice The Tube

Hirings, firings and boardroom rows: The rise and fall of Ireland's version of The Apprentice

We take a look at the good, bad and the bizarre of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday in The Tube.

# looking-back - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'When I found rugby, I found my self-esteem, my sense of worth'

Former Connacht head coach Pat Lam is this week’s guest on the How To Win At Dominoes podcast.

# looking-back - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'Now let's go live to the Mullingar one-legged race': Whatever happened to the RTÉ People in Need Telethon? Looking Back

'Now let's go live to the Mullingar one-legged race': Whatever happened to the RTÉ People in Need Telethon?

We take a look at the good, bad and the bizarrre of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday in The Tube.

# looking-back - Sunday 24 May, 2020

'It was a tough time trying to decide: Do I give up my work for the love of representing my country?'

Ex-Ireland international Dolores Deasley on the various highs and lows of her career, and her new life coaching in America.

# looking-back - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

'We lost because we were so dazzled by the wonder of their kit that we couldn’t possibly concentrate'

In an extract from his book ‘Boy Wonder,’ Dave Hannigan recalls some of his sport-related childhood memories.

# looking-back - Monday 18 May, 2020

'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary Looking Back This post contains videos

'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary

The first of the two-part documentary will be available on ESPN Player from 25 May.

# looking-back - Sunday 17 May, 2020

5 big picture takeaways from the 2013 All-Ireland Final between Dublin and Mayo

The clash was featured on TG4′s All-Ireland Gold series today.

# looking-back - Friday 15 May, 2020

Rory McIlroy 'probably wouldn't' golf again with Trump

The 31-year-old star has not been impressed with the US President’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

# looking-back - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

'The rush home after school to read Ceefax pages 302–312... This was my generation’s internet'

In an extract from his book, Daniel Geey looks at how football has changed dramatically over the years.

# looking-back - Monday 11 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1999-2000 season?

Looking back on when Man United won the league by 18 points and Roy Keane was named Player of the Year.

# looking-back - Sunday 10 May, 2020

'The FA have a lot to answer for. It was very naive of them to say that women couldn't play football'

It’s 50 years since a seminal match took place between Dundalk Ladies and Manchester Corinthians.

# looking-back - Saturday 9 May, 2020

'The club's view is that you shouldn't sign him at all' - Roy Keane's bumpy road to stardom Looking Back This post contains videos

'The club's view is that you shouldn't sign him at all' - Roy Keane's bumpy road to stardom

League of Ireland legend and former Cobh Ramblers boss Alfie Hale recounts the ex-Man United player’s early days, 30 years on from his move to English football.

# looking-back - Thursday 7 May, 2020

'I raced the entire year with that broken foot, and had no surgery until after the season'

In an extract from his book, Formula One legend Nigel Mansell recalls winning the World Championship.

# looking-back - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at the Olympics through the years?

Let’s test your knowledge on Team Ireland at the summer Games.

# looking-back - Friday 1 May, 2020

When a 20-year-old kid from Tallaght joined 'one of the best teams in the world' Looking Back This post contains videos

When a 20-year-old kid from Tallaght joined 'one of the best teams in the world'

As part of our year 2000 week, we look back on Robbie Keane’s ill-fated move to Inter Milan.

# looking-back - Monday 27 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1997-98 season?

Recalling the campaign where Arsenal won the double.

# looking-back - Sunday 26 April, 2020

5 big picture takeaways from Galway's 2017 All-Ireland hurling win over Waterford

The Tribesmen ended a 29-year-wait to lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup that day.

# looking-back - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'It’s nice to see your son or daughter receive an All-Ireland cup in Croke Park. That was very special for him'

Former Kerry ladies captain Eileen Lawlor (Dardis) is the holder of 10 All-Ireland senior medals and a member of the Kingdom nine-in-a-row winning team.

# looking-back - Monday 13 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1995-96 season?

Test your memory of the campaign where Man United got the better of Newcastle in a thrilling title race.

# looking-back - Sunday 12 April, 2020

5 big picture takeaways from Donegal's 2012 All-Ireland football final win over Mayo

Jim McGuinness’s finest hour arrived eight years ago.

# looking-back - Thursday 9 April, 2020

'To go to the very top with your club, nothing tops it' - through the years with Galway's Hopper McGrath

The Galway and Sarsfields great recently steered his beloved club – and his four daughters – to a first All-Ireland senior camogie title, having done it all as a player himself.

# looking-back - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember ladies football and camogie from through the 2000s?

A trip down memory lane as we test your knowledge.

# looking-back - Saturday 28 March, 2020

'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment'

In part four of our series, Olive Loughnane discusses life after the Olympics.

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