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#second string

# second-string - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Denmark's team of amateurs and futsal players battle gamely but are beaten by Slovakia

They replaced protesting big names for the international friendly.

# second-string - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Unlikely lads looking to steer United to historic trophy

It’s not exactly a first-string XI set to take on Anderlecht

# second-string - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'This is their opportunity' - Ireland's fringe players handed chance to impress against Iceland

The Boys in Green welcome one of Euro 2016′s surprise packages to Dublin for a friendly tonight.

# second-string - Monday 18 July, 2016

Pro12 not enough for you? Here's who the provincial 'A' teams will meet in the B and I Cup this year

There’s a wealth of talent and entertainment to be seen below the senior level of Irish rugby.

# second-string - Sunday 19 June, 2016

This is what the Italy team to play Ireland could look like as Conte promises to rest players

The Azzurri boss says he intends to ring in the changes for Wednesday’s final Euro 2016 group game in Lille.

# second-string - Monday 16 May, 2016

'I can't believe you have asked me that!' - Klopp defends Liverpool team selection

The Reds rested the likes of Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino against West Brom.

# second-string - Saturday 7 February, 2015

'He has to compete with Rooney, Mata and Di Maria': Herrera must get much better to feature regularly for LVG

The Spaniard has seen little game time since arriving at Old Trafford last summer.

# second-string - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Andrew Conway has to settle for Munster A spot

The former Leinster winger would have been hoping to be involved in Munster’s Heineken Cup campaign.