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YouTube Top 10: because Paul McShane can't be that bad, can he?

Plus, Katie Taylor wins the World Championship, Leinster fans dance embarrassingly and one Roy Keane’s most infamous interviews is revisited.

10. The unpredictable Manuel Almunia was let go by Arsenal during the week. The Spaniard was one of the Premier League’s more entertaining goalkeepers to watch. So with that in mind, here’s a look at the highs and lows of his career:

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9. An anniversary of a certain event that this writer (along with many others, no doubt) is quite tired of mentioning occurred during the week. Suffice it to say, Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy still won’t be sending each other Christamas cards anytime soon. And while we may be sick of discussing the event in question, the memorable interview below will surely never become tiresome.

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8. Leinster delivered yet another bravura performance to win the Heineken Cup for the second year in succession last weekend. The bravura nature of the win, irrespective of who you support, is surely worth another look.

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7.Yesterday, it was confirmed that Paul McShane would be joining up with the Irish side, owing to the mounting injury worries in their defence. It’s fair to say that the reaction to his call-up wasn’t exactly positive, and the video below demonstrates why.

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6. I know Leinster’s Heineken Cup final victory was pretty spectacular and exciting to watch, but really, this was uncalled for:

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h/t Balls.ie

5. Katie Taylor continued her astonishing career with a fourth World Championship title win earlier in the week. As Jimmy Magee (and Tina Turner) says, she’s simply the best.


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4. Have you ever wondered what those associated with the notoriously violent world of ice hockey think of sissies like Cristiano Ronaldo and other players occasionally prone to diving. Here’s an insight into their perceptions of footba… sorry, soccer.

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3. There’s a common footballing cliché which decrees that there’s no room in the game for sentiment. The clip below, in which a father on the brink of retirement is substituted for his son, suggests otherwise.

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2. This incident really doesn’t bode well for the Olympics. During a warm-up event in Manchester, UK athlete Jessica Ennis won the race and recorded a new personal best. Unfortunately however, her time was thrown out, as there weren’t enough hurdles on the track, in an incident that can only be described as an ‘epic fail’ on the part of the organisers.

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1. If you think Kenny Dalglish or Alex Ferguson are less-than-pleasant interviewees, you’ve obviously never heard of John Tortorella.

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