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# water-cooler - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Long wait, Welsh World Cup woe and more big match talking points

Can Ireland keep their bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup on track tonight in Cardiff?

# water-cooler - Thursday 28 September, 2017

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'Street thuggery has not won' - Just seven TDs in the Dáil to talk about water charge refunds

Just seven TDs attended last night’s late-night discussion of a Bill for the refund of water charges.

# water-cooler - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

The complete chancer’s guide to getting through the Cheltenham Festival

This is not the week to be making a fool of yourself at the water cooler.

# water-cooler - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Rooney off the pace, City sharpen Chelsea's pain and more Premier League talking points

We look back on another absorbing weekend of top-flight action.

# water-cooler - Friday 24 July, 2015

Analysis: How will Liverpool line up this season?

Brendan Rodgers is under pressure but needs to figure out what his best XI looks like.

# water-cooler - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Analysis: How will Schweinsteiger & Schneiderlin fit at Man United?

There are lots of midfielders that need to be accommodated so where will they all fit?

# water-cooler - Saturday 2 May, 2015

It's a crucial weekend in the relegation scrap and here's 5 Premier League talking points

Can Leicester put the ostrich antics behind them and edge closer to safety?

# water-cooler - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Is there a better SSE Airtricity League player than Richie Towell? Our midweek talking points

The Premier Division table is starting to take shape.

# water-cooler - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Could an underdog go all the way and rest of the Champions League talking points

Europe’s premier club competition returns with four fascinating ties down for decision over the next fortnight. Who will book their place in the last four?

# water-cooler - Monday 13 April, 2015

3 talking points as United restore order in Manchester with big win over City

The Louis van Gaal revolution continues at Old Trafford with Fellaini, Mata and Young to the fore.

# water-cooler - Saturday 11 April, 2015

It's squeaky bum time and here's 5 Premier League talking points ahead of the weekend

Could Manuel Pellegrini’s job be on the line at Old Trafford?

# water-cooler - Monday 23 March, 2015

Red cards and protests - 6 talking points from the SSE Airtricity League weekend

Gameweek three has come and gone as Bohs and Dundalk lead the way.

# water-cooler - Sunday 22 March, 2015

3 talking points from Manchester United's win over Liverpool

Steven Gerrard’s final few months on Merseyside is turning into a spiralling nightmare.

# water-cooler - Thursday 12 March, 2015

3 talking points from last night's epic Champions League clash

Bjorn Kuipers had a game to forget while PSG have finally arrived.

# water-cooler - Monday 9 March, 2015

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how to bluff your way through this year’s festival

If you can’t tell Ruby Walsh from your Ruby Tuesdays, we’re here to help.

# water-cooler - Saturday 28 February, 2015

5 talking points from today's Premier League action

United stutter, Big Sam booed and Crouch’s record-equalling goal.

5 talking points ahead of another crucial Premier League weekend

Can City close the gap at the top and how will disappointment in Europe affect Arsenal and Liverpool?

# water-cooler - Sunday 22 February, 2015

3 talking points from Liverpool's 2-0 win over Southampton

Referee Kevin Friend was at the centre of proceedings while Southampton were reminiscent of Man United under LVG.

# water-cooler - Saturday 14 February, 2015

It's FA Cup weekend and here are five talking points to digest before the action

Liverpool’s Selhurst demons, United’s tactical conundrum and what will change at Villa?

# water-cooler - Saturday 7 February, 2015

5 talking points ahead of this weekend's Premier League action

Spurs’ fire-power, Gerrard’s last derby and new faces.

# water-cooler - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Five talking points from this weekend's FA Cup action

It was a weekend of cup shocks to say the least.

# water-cooler - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Five talking points from today's Premier League action

There were big wins at the top and the bottom of the table today.

# water-cooler - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Managerial changes and fatigue - 5 New Year's Day Premier League talking points

There’s eight straight hours of top-flight football to kick-start 2015.

# water-cooler - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Five talking points from today's Premier League action

There were stalemates at the top while all three relegation zone teams picked up points.

# water-cooler - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Analysis: Why Wayne Rooney is excelling in midfield role

The attacker impressed against Newcastle in an unfamiliar role.

# water-cooler - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Bojan, the Tyne-Wear derby and Rodgers' Reds - this weekend's Premier League talking points

We’re set for another bumper weekend of top-flight action as the festive period gets into full swing.

# water-cooler - Saturday 13 December, 2014

5 Premier League talking points ahead of another crunch weekend

Arsenal’s latest injury crisis, bragging rights are on the line in the Midlands and Hull could be in for a Stamford Bridge hiding.

# water-cooler - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Five talking points from this week's Champions League action

Liverpool bowed out, Manchester City went through and Real Madrid strolled in an interesting two nights of Champions League football.

# water-cooler - Saturday 6 December, 2014

5 talking points from today's Premier League action

Chelsea’s unbeaten record went down the drain, there was another feeble display by Arsenal and Sergio Aguero could be set for a lengthy lay-off.

# water-cooler - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Five questions to be considered before the midweek Premier League action

Who doesn’t love a midweek Premier League programme?

# water-cooler - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Five questions to be considered before this weekend's Premier League action

Roy Keane-less Villa, Liverpool’s poor form and Robin van Persie are just a few of the things to be considered this weekend.

# water-cooler - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United: 5 talking points

The Gunners failed to take their chances and Van Gaal’s gamble paid off – just about.

# water-cooler - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea: 5 talking points

Fellaini’s renaissance continues while Thibaut Courtois is getting better and better.

# water-cooler - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Analysis: Problems mount for Liverpool ahead of crucial Champions League clash

Brendan Rodgers’ side are in serious danger of being knocked out of the tournament by early November.

# water-cooler - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Arsenal's offensive issues and 4 more talking points from this weekend's Premier League

Yaya Toure proves why he’s still a crucial cog in the Manchester City machine while David de Gea is consistently calm amid general United chaos.

# water-cooler - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Analysis: Costa key for Chelsea but so too is sorting out defensive concerns

As Jose Mourinho begins another quest for Champions League glory against Schalke tonight, he still has plenty to work on.

# water-cooler - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Analysis: As Ozil continues to struggle, Kagawa rekindles his romance with Dortmund

Arsenal visit the German side for their first Champions League assignment with their most expensive signing ripe for criticism.

# water-cooler - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Analysis: What can we expect from Liverpool this season?

Brendan Rodgers must build on last season’s superb league performance while also manage a European odyssey.

# water-cooler - Monday 4 August, 2014

Analysis: More questions than answers for Van Gaal as certain United players impress

With pre-season displays exuding confidence, will the new manager stick to tried and tested players?

# water-cooler - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Analysis: Does Jose Mourinho give young players enough of a chance?

Romelu Lukaku was afforded no opportunities to impress the Chelsea manager. Is there something bigger at play?

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