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# run-in - Friday 26 April, 2019

Liverpool skipper sees ‘anticipation rather than desperation’ as Reds embrace title pressure

‘The overriding feeling is opportunity and that goes for everyone connected with the club.’

# run-in - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'It's a mistake that I'll probably play over in my head thousands of times'

Jacob Stockdale has been overwhelmed by the support Ulster fans have shown him.

# run-in - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Boost for Connacht's Pro12 title tilt as Jack Carty returns to full training

Winger Danie Poolman has been ruled out with a foot injury picked up against Grenoble.

# run-in - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Pro12 set for thrilling run-in as Irish provinces look to secure play-offs

Munster are in the greatest danger of missing out at present.

# run-in - Sunday 22 February, 2015

# run-in - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Stuart Byrne column: No better feeling than winning the title on the final day

If Dundalk and Cork City both claim victories this week, they will clash in a winner-takes-all at Oriel Park next Friday.

# run-in - Friday 26 September, 2014

Cork City fight back to edge Sligo and keep title hopes alive

Cork City fight back to edge Sligo and keep title hopes alive

Billy Dennehy scored the winner for John Caulfield’s side.

# run-in - Monday 5 May, 2014

City fans breathe a sigh of relief as Toure declares himself fit for title run in

The midfielder was substituted during Saturday’s win over Everton.

# run-in - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Here's the state of play going into the final two rounds of the RaboDirect Pro12

Three Irish provinces hope to be involved in the Pro12 playoffs, here’s what they need to do.

# run-in - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Pellegrini: Liverpool defeat changes nothing for City

Man City aim to get back to winning ways as they take on Sunderland tonight.

# run-in - Monday 14 April, 2014

Everything up for grabs in frantic final weeks of Pro12

Just nine points separate the top four and there are still three inter-pros to be played in the final three weeks.

# run-in - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Rodgers plays down talk of nerves ahead of showdown with title challengers Man City

The Anfield manager says he’s sleeping easy.

# run-in - Saturday 29 March, 2014

What's going on in the La Liga title race this weekend?

The big three are all in action today so who knows how the title race will look by 11pm tonight?

# run-in - Friday 19 April, 2013

Title race not over yet, insists Man City assitant Brian Kidd

City are 13 points behind leaders Manchester United with six league matches of their season left.

# run-in - Friday 1 March, 2013

Home comforts key to Manchester United's treble chances, admits Wayne Rooney

The Red Devils’ next four games — between league, cup and Europe — are all at home.

# run-in - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Title-chasing Manchester United will slip up eventually, insists Roberto Mancini

Manchester City take on Liverpool at Eastlands.

# run-in - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Ferguson: Defence key to City success

The United boss also bemoaned the six derby goals conceded at home, with their goal difference deficit also acting pivotal in the title race. No kiddin’.

# run-in - Monday 30 April, 2012

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United v City: Win this and be forever remembered

What better way that predicting the title-decider than rating the participants out of 10 and getting the abacus out?

# run-in - Thursday 26 April, 2012

'It's all down to this game' -- Fergie relishing crucial derby

“You would have to be a confirmed masochist to enjoy it,” says Fergie, but the United boss can’t wait for Monday.

Serie A wrap: Juve, Milan leave it late

Undefeated Juve remain in the driving seat with four games to play but it took them 80 minutes to break the dealock against bottom side Cesena.

# run-in - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Mancini plays down Man City dressing room divisions

City boss also responded to critics who have already written his side out of the title race after their dip in form.

# run-in - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Evans out to end Spurs challenge with United win

“They are great side and I think everyone has been really impressed with the style of football they play.”

# run-in - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

The Airtricity League run-in

After Bohs shock Rovers to blow the title race open, we take a look at the domestic soccer run-in.