# analysis - Thursday 23 October, 2014
It was announced today that the Stoke midfielder would likely miss Ireland’s upcoming qualifier against Scotland.
The late, late show in Brussels failed to mask another abject performance.
Drug heists and busts with plotlines straight out of the movies.
# analysis - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
Should Hooky and Popey be quaking in their boots?
# analysis - Monday 20 October, 2014
Neil Doak’s backline demonstrated what they can do when provided with a quality platform.
Will Liverpool’s defence ever improve and other pertinent questions.
# analysis - Sunday 19 October, 2014
We use GIFs, videos and screenshots to pick apart the crucial moments in the endgame at the AJ Bell Stadium.
A standout performance from Dublin footballer Diarmuid Connolly and more thoughts from yesterday’s action.
# analysis - Saturday 18 October, 2014
Also, Ulster could really benefit from denying Leicester a bonus point.
The former All Black produced two intelligent chips to set up Danny Care for the only try of last night’s game.
It’s back! And there are several fascinating matches in prospect.
# analysis - Thursday 16 October, 2014
We breakdown how Martin O’Neill’s men managed to upset the world champions.
The 25-year-old scrum-half is being used effectively by Anthony Foley and his coaching staff.
# analysis - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
Martin O’Neill’s men face a significant challenge in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier against the reigning world champions.
# analysis - Sunday 12 October, 2014
Martin O’Neill will be hoping his side can capitalise on their opponents’ considerable injury list.
# analysis - Friday 10 October, 2014
Analysis: The Seanad will continue to cause the Taoiseach and the coalition a headache in the coming months.
# analysis - Thursday 9 October, 2014
Analysis: The Fianna Fáil leader is unable to escape doubts about his leadership after another poor poll showing.
Heyneke Meyer’s men showed ambition with ball in hand against New Zealand in the Rugby Championship.
# analysis - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
The list of representatives highlights a worrying trend in Leinster while there have been some notable absences & inclusions.
# analysis - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
We’ve examined the southern province’s superb work at the breakdown, as well as their kicking strategy and attack.
# analysis - Saturday 4 October, 2014
Analysis: Labour is in good spirits right now and that’s because of Joan Burton.
# analysis - Friday 3 October, 2014
Is Liverpool’s slump going to derail their season?
Matt O’Connor’s men are at their very best when they clear out rucks swiftly and accurately.
# analysis - Thursday 2 October, 2014
The Reds are currently 14th in the table, nine points behind leaders Chelsea
Liverpool’s demoralising loss to Basel, Danny Welbeck’s hat-trick and more.
# analysis - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
Can Liverpool prevail despite their poor league form? Will Joe Hart step up with the pressure on?
# analysis - Saturday 27 September, 2014
We take an in-depth look at what’s gone wrong for Louis van Gaal’s side.
Can the potential return of Daniel Sturridge inspire Liverpool and more questions set to be answered.
# analysis - Thursday 25 September, 2014
We take a look at the mindset and understanding that helped the western province to beat Leinster.
# analysis - Monday 22 September, 2014
Costly errors, the future for McGuinness and other questions after today’s All-Ireland final defeat.
# analysis - Sunday 21 September, 2014
Man United’s surprise loss, Man City and Chelsea’s tense clash and more issues of debate,
Coping with the blanket, David Moran’s huge role and more big issues ahead of the big game.
Durcan’s kickouts, the impact of the young guns and more big questions for Donegal before they take on Kerry.
# analysis - Friday 19 September, 2014
Manchester City versus Chelsea is the clear highlight of the upcoming round of games.
# analysis - Thursday 18 September, 2014
Mario Balotelli’s resurgence, Arsenal’s unconvincing defence and more issues of contention.
# analysis - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
Munir El Haddadi, Sergi Samper, Jean Marie Dongou, Alex Grimaldo and more Barca boys who just might be on their way to greatness.
# analysis - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
O’Donoghue is Kerry’s star man but what plan will Donegal devise to handle him?
We break down our favourite play from the weekend’s NFL action.
The 25-year-old showed glimpses of what he could bring to the mix as a centre for Matt O’Connor’s side against the Scarlets.
# analysis - Saturday 13 September, 2014
Liverpool’s loss to hoodoo club Villa, Chelsea’s unstoppable form and more.
# analysis - Friday 12 September, 2014
Will Aiden McGeady start? Can Mario Balotelli build on his promising Liverpool debut?