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#Looking Back

# looking-back - Thursday 18 July, 2019

# looking-back - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

'You're the one getting the big money, you pass me by' - When a star-studded Liverpool met Dundalk Looking Back This post contains videos

'You're the one getting the big money, you pass me by' - When a star-studded Liverpool met Dundalk

Mick Fairclough remembers the time arguably the best team in Europe came to Oriel Park.

# looking-back - Monday 15 July, 2019

Bundsliga's teen sensation opens up on Man City exit

Jadon Sancho’s decision to leave the Etihad Stadium was vindicated in a breakthrough 2018-19 campaign.

# looking-back - Saturday 13 July, 2019

'I think I'm the only person to ever say I was delighted to be moved onto Henry Shefflin'

A 20-year-old Brendan Maher took on Laois boss Eddie Brennan in his first-ever All-Ireland final a decade ago.

# looking-back - Friday 12 July, 2019

'Roy said: Do you want to be a footballer, or do you want to take piss for a living like that fella?' Looking Back This post contains videos

'Roy said: Do you want to be a footballer, or do you want to take piss for a living like that fella?'

Brian Murphy has recalled his memorable stint at Ipswich.

# looking-back - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Remembering the greatest European run in the history of Irish football Looking Back This post contains videos

Remembering the greatest European run in the history of Irish football

Ahead of the Dundalk’s Champions League clash tonight, David McMillan reflects on their unforgettable 2016 campaign.

# looking-back - Saturday 6 July, 2019

'They didn't want to call it the Women's World Cup... They were unsure if it was going to be an embarrassment' Looking Back This post contains videos

'They didn't want to call it the Women's World Cup... They were unsure if it was going to be an embarrassment'

A look at the origins of the competition since its 1991 inception.

# looking-back - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Koulibaly reveals 'intense' Sarri dragged him away from son's birth

The Senegal defender was called from his wife’s bedside for the sake of 22 minutes of action.

# looking-back - Saturday 22 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Your bosses would resent the fact that you'd go on maternity leave' - Garda culture in 1980s Ireland Looking Back

'Your bosses would resent the fact that you'd go on maternity leave' - Garda culture in 1980s Ireland

The harrowing testimony of Majella Moynihan is once again prompting reflection on the recent past of An Garda Síochána.

# looking-back - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

'My first memory is being so gutted to miss out... Man City wouldn't let me play'

Niall Quinn felt he was fit to play in the 1994 World Cup, but his club thought otherwise.

# looking-back - Friday 14 June, 2019

'It wasn't easy... I was left out for a few matches'

Jurgen Klopp left Fabinho waiting for his Premier League debut, but the Liverpool midfielder ended the season satisfied.

# looking-back - Sunday 9 June, 2019

'I feel like I was Irish' - The Barbados-born footballer who found a second home Looking Back This post contains videos

'I feel like I was Irish' - The Barbados-born footballer who found a second home

Ex-Longford and Galway player Eric Lavine recalls his career in the League of Ireland.

# looking-back - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'The girls were on fire, singing and celebrating... I was crying'

England star Fran Kirby has spoken of being driven on by late mother’s memory.

# looking-back - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'You might think 'what if' the odd time' - Cavan star on his brief stint with Burnley

Former Ireland underage soccer player Martin Reilly returned home from England at 19 and forged an inter-county career with the Breffni.

# looking-back - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Ranking the 8 most entertaining matches in this season's Champions League Looking Back This post contains a poll

Ranking the 8 most entertaining matches in this season's Champions League

The 2018-19 campaign has featured a number of unforgettable encounters.

# looking-back - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

'F*ck! Come on!' - Gotze says 'teeth grinding' Klopp has an intimidating side

The midfielder spoke of the very serious and funny sides of the current Liverpool manager.

# looking-back - Saturday 18 May, 2019

'A civil war kicked off. Our training ground essentially got overtaken by the Russian army' Looking Back This post contains videos

'A civil war kicked off. Our training ground essentially got overtaken by the Russian army'

As he prepares for his last game in professional football, ex-Ireland international Darren O’Dea reflects on his career.

# looking-back - Monday 13 May, 2019

Player ratings: How Ireland's British-based players fared this season

Matt Doherty and Darren Randolph have been among the standouts.

'I won more Premierships alone than the other 19 managers together' - The quotes of the season

Featuring Jose Mourinho and other memorable quips from managers.

# looking-back - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Best player? Worst signing? Defining memory? Our writers review the 2018-19 Premier League season

We reflect on another entertaining campaign of football in the English top flight.

# looking-back - Saturday 27 April, 2019

'The GAA looked the other way because it was so popular - they'd have crowds of thousands'

Helena Byrne on the forgotten history of women’s football in Ireland

# looking-back - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Mourinho killed everyone at Real Madrid, even Ronaldo - Adebayor

The enigmatic striker has revealed the fury with which his former manager treated everyone at the Bernabeu.

# looking-back - Monday 22 April, 2019

'When we first came in, there was a rota for bringing food. We used to pay to come to training'

Mayo captain Niamh Kelly on how far ladies football has come, and her side’s resurgence in 2019.

# looking-back - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'He was always yelling and screaming!' - Monaco star on Henry's failed tenure

Aleksandr Golovin says the Arsenal legend did not ‘fully transition’ into the role of a manager.

# looking-back - Sunday 14 April, 2019

'I threw a boot at the car, knocked on the window and said: 'Say it to my face now.'' Looking Back This post contains videos

'I threw a boot at the car, knocked on the window and said: 'Say it to my face now.''

Former UCD and St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Barry Ryan reflects on his career in football.

# looking-back - Friday 12 April, 2019

Williams to leave Harlequins 10 years on from 'Bloodgate' scandal

‘There’s a stigma that’s still attached to my name now that’s no longer attached to Harlequins.’

# looking-back - Friday 5 April, 2019

'Fantastic memories' - Ireland legend John O'Shea on the tournament that made him

It is over 20 years since the former Manchester United defender helped Brian Kerr’s side become European champions.

# looking-back - Thursday 28 March, 2019

The magical PSG comeback and four other key results that sealed the United job for Solskjaer

The Norwegian has been handed a three-year deal with the Old Trafford club.

# looking-back - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'When I was at Ireland, I wasn't good enough to play for England'

Everton defender Michael Keane has outlined his reasons for representing the Boys in Green at underage level.

# looking-back - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'It was the biggest thing in the world to me. I was forged in that match'

As PBC and CBC meet in today’s Munster Senior Schools Cup final, Simon Zebo looks back on his virtuoso try in the 2007 decider between the Cork rivals.

# looking-back - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Donn McClean's Cheltenham review: Lasting memories will endure after an extraordinary festival

There were highs and lows during a week of firsts at Prestbury Park.

# looking-back - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

'We didn't accuse anyone' - Ex-Limerick star on difficult past when 12 players were cut from the panel

Andrew O’Shaughnessy will feature in next week’s episode of Laochra Gael.

# looking-back - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'I went into that final thinking nothing could stop us': Simon Mason on Ulster, Ireland regrets and identity

The former full-back and goal kicker extraordinaire looks back on a famous Heineken Cup win 20 years ago.

# looking-back - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Virgil van Dijk: I wasn't good enough to be a centre-half at 16

The Dutch defender admits he has developed his game at a rapid rate in recent years.

# looking-back - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

GAA launches new digital archive with 113 All-Ireland finals available to view

In total the archive includes over 500 football and hurling games since 1961.

# looking-back - Friday 8 February, 2019

We thought Liverpool had won the league, says City star

Bernardo Silva says the club were left demoralised by the defeat to Newcastle.

# looking-back - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

'It wasn’t the right decision, to be fair. But you live and you learn' - Solskjaer on his ill-fated Cardiff stint

The Norwegian struggled in his previous Premier League coaching post, but has thrived since returning to familiar surroundings.

# looking-back - Sunday 27 January, 2019

'I nearly quit football,' reveals Chelsea's new signing

Gonzalo Higuain says his mother’s illness led to the striker contemplating his future in the game.

# looking-back - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Lingard opens up about meeting with Ferguson that spurred him on to make it at Man United

The England international has revealed the massive impact the legendary former Red Devils boss had on his career.

# looking-back - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'Looking back now, I wasn't giving myself the best opportunity... I wasn't in the best shape'

Stephen O’Donnell on his decision to retire and how he transformed his flailing career at Dundalk.

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