# Talking Points

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# Analysis
Top-of-the-table clash: Title contenders prepare to battle as Liverpool welcome Guardiola's champions to Anfield
Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola face off at Anfield in a mouth-watering top-of-the-table clash on Sunday.
# Talking Points
A goal that sums up the man — Hazard's likeable modesty goes hand-in-hand with his brilliance
Eden Hazard’s outstanding goal against Liverpool has many suggesting he can be the best player in the world.
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Matt Doherty prepares for Old Trafford test, Klopp eyes sixth straight win and more Premier League talking points
Liverpool take on Southampton, Spurs travel to face Brighton and Man United welcome Wolves to Old Trafford.
# Opinion
5 talking points as Dublin exact sweet revenge on Cork on All-Ireland final day
The Sky Blues came out on top in an intriguing battle as 50,141 watched on in Croke Park.
# Analysis
Why do managers care what pundits think?
The likes of Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp are becoming increasingly concerned about what the opinion makers say.
# Talking Points
Dublin's historic feat, Tyrone hit by goals and McCaffrey's day to savour
The 2018 championship drew to a close today.
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Injury-time drama, major boost for Tipperary and more Cork underage woes
Tipperary claimed the All-Ireland U21 hurling title at the Gaelic Grounds this evening.
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Goals win games, Dublin's first-half storm and a mouth-watering All-Ireland final set
Holders Dublin and Munster champions Cork booked their All-Ireland final spots today.
# Comment
Limerick's heroic defensive display, their impressive run to All-Ireland glory and below-par Galway
5 talking points after Limerick ended a 45-year wait for an All-Ireland title.
# final day
The big talking points ahead of Sunday’s clash between Limerick and Galway
The climax of the All-Ireland hurling championship is upon us.
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Dublin's second-half storm, Galway's early regrets and the four-in-a-row bid
Dublin surged into another final as Galway bowed out last evening.
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Extra-time epic, Limerick's brilliant subs and Cork's semi-final regrets
There was plenty to digest after another thriller in Croke Park.
# Talking Points
Cork's semi-final record, Limerick on Croke Park stage and inside danger men
5 talking points ahead of today’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final between Cork and Limerick.
# Comment
Clare's long-awaited return to Croker, Galway's attacking riches and key match-ups
5 talking points ahead of today’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final between Galway and Clare.
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Kerry's late saviour, Monaghan miss golden chance and McManus stars
There was plenty to digest after the action in Clones.
# Comment
Will Davy Fitz stay with Wexford, Dublin-Tyrone similarities and Roscommon's dilemma
We take a look back at some interesting aspects from the weekend’s GAA action.
# Talking Points
Galway's attack dazzles, Kilkenny's remarkable spirit and All-Ireland challenges await
Galway march on as Leinster champions while Kilkenny head to the All-Ireland quarter-final stage.
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Roscommon and Tyrone march on in style, Armagh and Cork reach end of the road
It was a defining day in the 2018 season in Portlaoise for the four counties.
# Comment
The power of momentum, dominant Daniel Flynn and Galway coming to Newbridge
5 talking points after Kildare sealed their place in the Super 8s with a convincing win over Fermanagh.
# then there were 12
Who'll fall at the last Super 8s hurdle, can Kildare back-up Newbridge and will Cork show up?
5 key questions ahead of the weekend’s All-Ireland football qualifier round 4 action.
# Comment
Did Burke's 'fear' comments rile up the Cats, Kilkenny's late fightback and replay venue controversy
5 talking points after Galway and Kilkenny played out an entertaining Leinster SHC final draw.
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Cork's comeback, Horgan and Harnedy shine, Clare's barren Munster spell continues
For the second year on the bounce, Cork saw off Clare in a Munster decider.
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Famous Newbridge football night, Kildare claim scalp, Mayo run out of steam
A pulsating qualifier tie saw Kildare emerge victorious last night.
# Talking Points
Munster mismatch, Kerry's attacking class and Cork's qualifier challenge
Kerry routed the home side in Páirc Uí Chaoimh last night.
# Comment
The return of Lee Keegan, Durcan's epic battle with Quinlivan and Tipperary wilt in final quarter
5 talking points after Mayo’s 1-18 to 1-11 round 2 qualifier win over Tipperary at Semple Stadium.
# Talking Points
A game that never ignited, Clare's 2018 revival and Limerick hit a speed bump
There was plenty to digest after today’s encounter in Ennis.
# Comment
Galway heading to Super 8s, Shane Walsh shows his class and Roscommon rue missed chances
5 talking points after Galway defeated Roscommon by four points to lift the Connacht crown.
# Analysis
The 22-year-old attracting Premier League interest who lit up today's World Cup opener
Aleksandr Golovin has the potential to be a star of the tournament.
# Talking Points
More late Munster drama, Tipp reach end of the 2018 road and Clare take major step forward
The Banner’s 2018 hopes live on after today.
# Analysis
After 637 days of pain and heartache, Ireland's match-winner got his just rewards last night
Having contemplated quitting football not so long ago, Alan Judge enjoyed a moment to savour at the Aviva.
# summer soccer
Do Ireland have a gameplan? Talking points ahead of tonight's friendly with the US
We say goodbye to a great servant, while the new players will be eager to impress against a youthful American team tonight.
# Analysis
A bleak reminder of where Ireland are at and more talking points from Paris friendly
The Boys in Green were outclassed by a far superior team at the Stade de France.
# Talking Points
Teenager makes his mark, Tipp keep season alive and win slips from Cork's grasp
There was plenty to digest after today’s battle in Thurles.
# Analysis
Liverpool's flaws exposed and more Champions League final talking points
Plus, Gareth Bale emphatically silences the critics.
# On the double
Leinster's perfect season, genius from Larmour and more Pro14 final talking points
The good days keeping rolling for the eastern province, as they thumped Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium.
# Analysis
Can Madrid cope with Liverpool's pressing and more Champions League talking points
Plus, there’s the Ballon d’Or subplot involving Mo Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo.
# Inter-pro
Leinster's double dream is on, semi-final pain for Munster and more RDS talking points
Leo Cullen’s side booked their place in next weekend’s Pro14 final with a thrilling inter-pro win.
# Analysis
Jose Mourinho's extraordinary finals record and more FA Cup talking points
Plus, the Portuguese coach and Antonio Conte let bygones be bygones.
# Analysis
The improbable 10-goal swing needed to save Swansea and more Premier League talking points
Plus, Chelsea require a minor miracle to deny Liverpool a Champions League spot.
# Analysis
An extraordinary achievement and more Premier League talking points
Huddersfield guaranteed their Premier League survival on Wednesday night.