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#Nearly there

# nearly-there - Friday 10 July, 2020

Real Madrid close in on La Liga title with eighth consecutive win

Karim Benzema scored from the penalty spot before assisting Marco Asensio’s second-half tap-in.

# nearly-there - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Liverpool on verge of the title as they demolish Crystal Palace

Jurgen Klopp’s side were 4-0 winners at Anfield this evening.

# nearly-there - Friday 6 September, 2019

Dundalk three wins from title after late Kelly header sees off Cork City

The Lilywhites went 10 points clear with a 1-0 win at Oriel Park.

# nearly-there - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Highly-rated Cork City defender set to sign for Championship side Hull today

Sean McLoughlin’s deal is all agreed subject to a medical, says Grant McCann.

# nearly-there - Monday 15 April, 2019

Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation

The deal should be done in the coming days though.

# nearly-there - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Celtic close in on eighth straight Scottish Premiership title as Rangers ease to victory

Timothy Weah and Ryan Christie were on target for Celtic to secure a 2-0 win over St Mirren.

# nearly-there - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Taylor overcomes career-toughest test and batters Volante to win third world title

After a thrilling encounter, Taylor is now the IBF, WBA and WBO World lightweight champion.

# nearly-there - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Mixed news for Ireland and Burnley duo on the injury comeback trail

Robbie Brady could return for tonight’s Premier League clash, but it’s likely to come too soon for Stephen Ward.

# nearly-there - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Sinclair header sees Celtic close in on Europa League knockout stages

Celtic scored the only goal of the night against Rosenborg to earn a crucial Group B victory.

# nearly-there - Monday 4 June, 2018

From Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm Nearly There

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

# nearly-there - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Fabulous Frampton survives hairy 11th to see off 'dangerous motherf*****r' Donaire

Carl Frampton admitted he was “definitely hurt” in the 11th round, but out-fought the future Hall-of-Famer in Belfast.

# nearly-there - Saturday 14 October, 2017

'We're a point closer and it will be nice to win the league back at home'

Cork City’s Kieran Sadlier is hopeful they can finally end the title race at Turner’s Cross on Monday.

# nearly-there - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'We've nothing to fear from them' - Bohs stand in the way of Cork City and the Premier Division title Nearly There This post contains videos

'We've nothing to fear from them' - Bohs stand in the way of Cork City and the Premier Division title

Keith Long’s side will look to prevent the Leesiders from clinching the SSE Airtricity League’s top flight at Dalymount Park.

# nearly-there - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'If someone said you'd be within two points of winning the league, you'd have taken their hand off'

Cork City boss John Caulfield was disappointed to concede late to Dundalk last night, but he is proud of how his side performed.

# nearly-there - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Liverpool have one final hurdle to jump tonight before a long-awaited Champions League return

The Reds take a 2-1 lead into this evening’s play-off second leg with German outfit Hoffenheim.

# nearly-there - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Dominant Limerick just one point off Premier Division return after victory over Cabinteely

Shane Tracy and Garbhan Coughlan scored in a 2-0 win at Markets Field.

# nearly-there - Monday 6 June, 2016

From A small island has Hillary Clinton on the verge of making history Nearly There

A small island has Hillary Clinton on the verge of making history

By tomorrow night, she may be the first woman to become a nominee of either major party for US President.

# nearly-there - Friday 26 February, 2016

O'Neill enthused by Arter and Judge but Damien Delaney's Euro hopes a long-shot

The Republic of Ireland manager’s loyalties are to the players who ensured qualification for this summer’s tournament.

# nearly-there - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Hannon stars as Limerick defeat Cork to close in on Munster SHL final

Adare clubman Hannon shot 1-9 for Limerick.

# nearly-there - Friday 15 January, 2016

Ireland's James McGee one win away from the main draw of Australian Open

One step closer to a second career Grand Slam for the Dubliner.

# nearly-there - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Grief-stricken Hungary beat Norway to edge one step closer to Euro 2016

The Hungarians wore black armbands to mark the death of former player Marton Fulop.

# nearly-there - Monday 2 November, 2015

Limerick's great escape still on after play-off first leg at a jam-packed Markets Field

The Blues sealed a narrow victory tonight as they look to hang onto their Premier Division status.

# nearly-there - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Limerick fans sing 'that's why you're champions' to Dundalk players after comeback

The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division leaders had been behind at Markets Field before the turnaround.

# nearly-there - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From Pope puts Cork woman one step closer to becoming a saint Nearly There

Pope puts Cork woman one step closer to becoming a saint

The founder of the Sisters of Charity Mary Aikenhead has been declared venerable.

# nearly-there - Sunday 18 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 6 signs we've reached peak Dry January Nearly There

6 signs we've reached peak Dry January

Two for The Imitation Game please.

# nearly-there - Friday 9 January, 2015

Daniel Sturridge in 'final stages' of rehab (but don't expect to see him this weekend)

Liverpool travel to Sunderland in the Premier League tomorrow.

# nearly-there - Monday 5 January, 2015

From Open thread: How are you coping with the first day back to work? Monday Blues

Open thread: How are you coping with the first day back to work?

Just a couple more hours and you’re home free…

# nearly-there - Sunday 13 April, 2014

VIDEO: Emotional Steven Gerrard gathers Liverpool in for post-match team-talk as title comes within reach

The Liverpool captain says Norwich away is now the biggest game of the season.

# nearly-there - Friday 10 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 4 pets that can ALMOST reach... but not quite Nearly There This post contains videos

4 pets that can ALMOST reach... but not quite


# nearly-there - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Walcott getting closer to signing new Arsenal deal

The 23-year-old, whose current deal runs out in the summer, is the club’s top goalscorer this season.

# nearly-there - Friday 23 March, 2012

One step closer: Ireland set up T20 shootout against Namibia

Ireland are one win away from a place at the T20 World Cup after they beat the Netherlands by seven wickets this morning.

# nearly-there - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Ireland's hockey stars on brink of Olympic qualification

Only South Korea stand in the way of a trip to the biggest stage of all in London.

# nearly-there - Sunday 27 November, 2011

# nearly-there - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Here comes your man: Villas-Boas set to join Chelsea

Porto confirm that Andre Villas-Boas’s contract has been terminated after Chelsea activated a €15million release clause.