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#Richie Sadlier

# richie-sadlier - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

'A marketing strategy for a drinks brand... And far worse' - Richie Sadlier on Champions League semi-finalists Criticism This post contains videos

'A marketing strategy for a drinks brand... And far worse' - Richie Sadlier on Champions League semi-finalists

The RTÉ analyst went where some football pundits are reluctant to go.

# richie-sadlier - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

'If you didn’t make a conscious decision to go home alone, you probably wouldn’t'

In an extract from his award-winning book ‘Recovering,’ Richie Sadlier looks at the lifestyle of young footballers in his era.

# richie-sadlier - Monday 30 December, 2019

'I wasn’t brought up with any education in this area... Sex was rarely discussed'

In an extract from his award-winning book ‘Recovering,’ Richie Sadlier discusses the culture that existed among footballers as he was coming through the ranks.

# richie-sadlier - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'If someone hears my name and thinks, that's the guy who was sexually abused, I'm okay with that'

Richie Sadlier discusses his new book ‘Recovering’ and his long journey towards contentment.

# richie-sadlier - Friday 25 October, 2019

Jamie Heaslip, Richie Sadlier and Eoin Larkin nominated for Sports Book of the Year

A six-strong shortlist has been revealed, with works about Seamus Darby, the Skibbereen Rowing Club and the Dublin Marathon also included.

# richie-sadlier - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I thought it was my failing': Former footballer Richie Sadlier reveals he was sexually abused as a child Late Late

'I thought it was my failing': Former footballer Richie Sadlier reveals he was sexually abused as a child

Appearing on RTÉ’s The Late Late Show, the popular broadcaster said for years he blamed himself for what happened.

# richie-sadlier - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Books by Andy Lee and Richie Sadlier nominated for prestigious William Hill prize

‘In Sunshine or in Shadow: How Boxing Brought Hope in the Troubles’ by Donald McRae also makes the cut.

# richie-sadlier - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Do you agree with the RTÉ panel's World Cup team of the tournament? Standouts This post contains videos

Do you agree with the RTÉ panel's World Cup team of the tournament?

Richie Sadlier, Emma Byrne and Lisa Fallon had some tough calls to make.

# richie-sadlier - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'The FAI should be very embarrassed by the sanction' Reaction This post contains videos

'The FAI should be very embarrassed by the sanction'

RTÉ pundit Richie Sadlier criticised the organisation following the latest development in the saga.

# richie-sadlier - Thursday 28 March, 2019

'He made a bit of an eejit of himself' - Dunphy criticises Sadlier and tennis ball protest

The ex-Ireland international said his former RTÉ colleague was “trying to make a name for himself”.

# richie-sadlier - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Critics who say the tennis-ball protest was 'nonsense' epitomise the big problem with Irish football

Plus, Glenn Whelan impresses and Ireland deliver their most entertaining display since the Euros.

# richie-sadlier - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

'We've always gotten the sense that power in Irish football rests in one man... That's not a healthy situation' Calls For Change This post contains videos

'We've always gotten the sense that power in Irish football rests in one man... That's not a healthy situation'

RTÉ pundit Richie Sadlier has criticised the FAI and backed the fans’ right to protest.

# richie-sadlier - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

'It's an embarrassment' - Kilbane slams FAI award for Declan Rice Not Happy This post contains videos

'It's an embarrassment' - Kilbane slams FAI award for Declan Rice

The West Ham star was named the 2018 Young the Player of the year after recently declaring for England.

# richie-sadlier - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'Keep Martin and Roy in charge and we'll continue to get performances like that... Time for a change' No Sign Of Hope This post contains videos

'Keep Martin and Roy in charge and we'll continue to get performances like that... Time for a change'

Richie Sadlier believes Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane are no longer the men to lead the Republic of Ireland national team.

# richie-sadlier - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Sadlier and Kenny propose government involvement to assist League of Ireland growth Must Do Better This post contains videos

Sadlier and Kenny propose government involvement to assist League of Ireland growth

“There could be elite European football in Ireland on a regular basis with some real investment in infrastructure.”

# richie-sadlier - Sunday 8 July, 2018

'If they’ve knowledge of the game, why does it matter who is talking about this sport?' Equality This post contains videos

'If they’ve knowledge of the game, why does it matter who is talking about this sport?'

Arsenal and Ireland defender Louise Quinn on female pundits and making her RTÉ Soccer debut.

# richie-sadlier - Monday 2 July, 2018

'Brazil have a huge task ahead of them when they meet France in the semi-finals' New Addition This post contains videos

'Brazil have a huge task ahead of them when they meet France in the semi-finals'

USA legend Hope Solo made her long-awaited RTÉ panel debut today.

# richie-sadlier - Friday 22 June, 2018

Liam Brady and Richie Sadlier were at odds after VAR helped overturn Neymar's penalty claim Agree To Disagree This post contains videos

Liam Brady and Richie Sadlier were at odds after VAR helped overturn Neymar's penalty claim

Referee Bjorn Kuipers appeared to award the spot-kick before consulting the video replay and deciding the Brazilian forward had gone down easily.

# richie-sadlier - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge Why we need more male sports stars to come out in support of Together For Yes Men4Yes

Why we need more male sports stars to come out in support of Together For Yes

We need more men like Richie Sadlier and Eamon McGee to step up.

# richie-sadlier - Friday 12 January, 2018

'I don’t know how workable a scenario it is for Martin O’Neill to simply return to Abbotstown'

Richie Sadlier says the Ireland boss will have to explain his position if he does end up staying in the Ireland role.

# richie-sadlier - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge Former footballer Richie Sadlier is winning praise for talking about consent classes on The Ray D'Arcy Show Yasssss

# richie-sadlier - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'Eamon rang me halfway through it. He said: 'John, this is really good.' Ah, I was delighted then'

‘What we had with Bill, Eamon, Liam and myself – it doesn’t come along every day,’ says John Giles. ‘The panel just became the panel.’

# richie-sadlier - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'Conversation should be about state of Irish football, not O'Neill and Keane'

Richie Sadlier says there’s bigger issues than Weso’s selection.

# richie-sadlier - Friday 12 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Richie Sadlier says he contemplated suicide after injuries forced him to retire at 24 Richie Sadlier

Richie Sadlier says he contemplated suicide after injuries forced him to retire at 24

“I retired in the first week of September. By December, I had contacted a solicitor. I had started writing a will.”

# richie-sadlier - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Watch: Eamon Dunphy and Richie Sadlier's heated debate on Ireland's 'indiscipline' Reaction This post contains videos

Watch: Eamon Dunphy and Richie Sadlier's heated debate on Ireland's 'indiscipline'

The suggestion was made that some bad challenges by Irish players in the first half provoked worse tackles from Wales.

# richie-sadlier - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Martin O'Neill was involved in a tetchy post-match interview on RTÉ tonight

The Irish boss praised his side’s performance and in particular, the display of James McClean.

# richie-sadlier - Thursday 6 October, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Rio boxing referees sidelined, All-Star nominations and all today's sport

Plus, mixed news on the injury front for Ulster as Munster near new signing.

# richie-sadlier - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Millwall scout said Wes Hoolahan was 'too small'

The former-Shelbourne-player-turned-Ireland-hero has spent a large portion of his career in the lower leagues

# richie-sadlier - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Squad rotation for RTÉ panel ahead of crunch Ireland-Bosnia ties

John Giles will not be appearing on our TV screens on Friday.

# richie-sadlier - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

'I hear the phrase 'best fans in the world' and cringe every time' - Sadlier

The RTÉ pundit was commenting on the low attendance for Ireland’s win over Georgia at the Aviva Stadium last night.

# richie-sadlier - Friday 4 September, 2015

RTÉ panel spell out the consequences for O'Neill if Ireland don't beat Georgia

It’s three points or bust for Marty on Monday.

# richie-sadlier - Sunday 23 August, 2015

The Kerry goalkeeper and the chicken that crossed the road! Tweets of the week

Richie Sadlier, James Skehill and Jason Day all make the cut as well this week.

# richie-sadlier - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

The globalisation of football has left young Irish talent marginalised

Youngsters from Ireland face unprecedented international competition, writes John O’Sullivan.

# richie-sadlier - Friday 12 June, 2015

Opinion: RTÉ should apologise for their treatment of John Giles

The veteran pundit said he was “very disappointed” not to be analysing the Ireland-Scotland game this weekend.

# richie-sadlier - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

'O'Neill and Keane comments were unhelpful' - The RTÉ panel had their say on Jack Grealish tonight

Eamon Dunphy has not been impressed by Martin O’Neill’s handling of the situation.

# richie-sadlier - Sunday 26 April, 2015

One RTE pundit thinks Jack Grealish's best option is to declare for England

Richie Sadlier thinks that if you look at the situation objectively, England is the best choice.

# richie-sadlier - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Power ranking our 12 favourite football pundits of 2014

Ranked by knowledge, entertainment value, originality and several other key traits.

# richie-sadlier - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

'We're not running a comedy show' - Dunphy says Roy Keane 'bad' for Irish soccer

Fellow RTÉ pundit Richie Sadlier also criticised the Ireland assistant boss.

# richie-sadlier - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Richie Sadlier is in for John Giles on the RTÉ panel on Friday night and here's why

There’s going to be a change in the studio for the Scotland game.

# richie-sadlier - Sunday 29 June, 2014

It's only a game Shane! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Chris Kamara, Lolo Jones and Caroline Wozniacki.

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