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# analysis - Yesterday’s News

From The Score Overloaded – Manchester United fail to build a case for the defence Unbalanced

Overloaded – Manchester United fail to build a case for the defence

Louis van Gaal has been handed an forward line to rival any in the game, but the lack of quality off the ball has to be of great concern to the Dutchman

# analysis - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From The Score 5 talking points from Sunday’s Premier League action Analysis

5 talking points from Sunday’s Premier League action

THAT Liverpool penalty, Arsenal’s problems in attack and other issues from today.

From The Score 5 talking points after Donegal stunned the Dubs in Croke Park Analysis

5 talking points after Donegal stunned the Dubs in Croke Park

Few gave Donegal a chance this afternoon – but they stunned All-Ireland champions Dublin in a remarkable Croke Park semi-final.

# analysis - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From The Score 5 thoughts from Saturday’s Premier League action Analysis

5 thoughts from Saturday’s Premier League action

What we made of Man United’s disappointing performance and more talking points.

# analysis - Friday 29 August, 2014

From The Score 6 talking points ahead of this weekend’s Premier League action Analysis

6 talking points ahead of this weekend’s Premier League action

How prominently will Angel Di Maria figure and more questions set to be answered.

# analysis - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The Score Johnny Doyle column: ‘Mayo and Kerry would play each other up on top of Croagh Patrick if needs be’ Analysis

Johnny Doyle column: ‘Mayo and Kerry would play each other up on top of Croagh Patrick if needs be’

“I’ve sympathy for the players dealing with the six-day turnaround.”

# analysis - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From The Score 5 talking points from Saturday’s Premier League action Analysis

5 talking points from Saturday’s Premier League action

Seamus Coleman’s performance, Chelsea’s hard-fought win and more.

# analysis - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From The Score Is it a disadvantage to win the Munster hurling championship? Analysis

Is it a disadvantage to win the Munster hurling championship?

You have to go back 10 years to find the last Munster champions who went on to win the All-Ireland title.

# analysis - Monday 18 August, 2014

From The Score 5 reasons why Mayo can win the All-Ireland senior football title Mayo4Sam

5 reasons why Mayo can win the All-Ireland senior football title

The positional switches of Keith Higgins, Aidan O’Shea and Mayo’s hunger to claim Sam could see them end the famine this September.

From The Score Opinion: Man United false start shows depth of malaise Problems

Opinion: Man United false start shows depth of malaise

Despite enjoying 60 percent of possession, there was no cutting edge to United’s play at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Why has Labour’s support doubled since May? The Burton Bounce

Why has Labour’s support doubled since May?

Analysis: Joan Burton’s party has gone from 7 per cent to 14 per cent in the latest opinion poll. But why?

# analysis - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From The Score 5 talking points from Sunday’s Premier League action Analysis

5 talking points from Sunday’s Premier League action

Liverpool’s unconvincing win, David Moyes’ protestations and much more.

# analysis - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From The Score 5 talking points from Saturday’s Premier League action Analysis

5 talking points from Saturday’s Premier League action

United’s disappointing loss, Jack Grealish’s Villa performance and more.

# analysis - Friday 15 August, 2014

From The Score 7 talking points ahead of the new Premier League season Analysis

7 talking points ahead of the new Premier League season

We look ahead to the first round of games as another exciting-looking campaign gets underway.

From The Score Analysis: Why Seamus Coleman is now regarded as one of Europe’s top full-backs Star

Analysis: Why Seamus Coleman is now regarded as one of Europe’s top full-backs

The Irish international is set to be an integral part of Everton’s campaign, after excelling last year.

# analysis - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The Score 5 reasons why Manchester City will win the Premier League Opinion

5 reasons why Manchester City will win the Premier League

A great home record, their prodigious ability to score goals and more qualities that last year’s champions possess.

# analysis - Monday 11 August, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Ireland show depth to seal first-ever World Cup semi-final Skills

Analysis: Ireland show depth to seal first-ever World Cup semi-final

We’ve picked apart the tries Lynne Cantwell’s team scored in their final pool fixture against Kazakhstan

# analysis - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Do Irish Twitter users say mum, mom, mam or ma?

Let’s look at the hard evidence.

# analysis - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Black Ferns broken by Ireland’s clever attacking at World Cup WRWC

Analysis: Black Ferns broken by Ireland’s clever attacking at World Cup

Niamh Briggs and co. delivered an intelligent and varied attacking display during their momentous victory.

From The Score Analysis: Ireland’s defence lays foundation for historic World Cup win WRWC

Analysis: Ireland’s defence lays foundation for historic World Cup win

Work rate, intelligence and breakdown technique were all vital components against New Zealand.

# analysis - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why Leo Varadkar is looking to avoid ‘land mines in Angola’ Reform To Realism

Here’s why Leo Varadkar is looking to avoid ‘land mines in Angola’

Analysis: The Health Minister’s intervention on universal health insurance yesterday is all about managing expectations.

# analysis - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US Game Plan

Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US

There were positives to be taken from Friday’s win, but improvement will be needed ahead of the New Zealand clash.

# analysis - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why Alan Shatter’s legal challenge could cause the government more problems THE NEVERENDING STORY
From The Score Analysis: Does Jose Mourinho give young players enough of a chance? Water Cooler

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?

# analysis - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel’s ‘Dr No’ makes Ireland’s search for a bank debt deal much harder Nope Nope Nope

Angela Merkel’s ‘Dr No’ makes Ireland’s search for a bank debt deal much harder

Analysis: Dr Joachim Pfeiffer’s visit to Dublin this week was not a pleasant one for Enda Kenny.

# analysis - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Brumbies’ breakdown work gives them shot against Waratahs Technique

Analysis: Brumbies’ breakdown work gives them shot against Waratahs

We use GIFs and screenshots to examine the positive influence Laurie Fisher has had on the Brumbies.

# analysis - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From The Score Rugby technique: Last-ditch tackle or punch the ball loose? Analysis

Rugby technique: Last-ditch tackle or punch the ball loose?

We take a look at Ben Smith and Bundee Aki’s desperate efforts in last weekend’s Super Rugby play-offs.

# analysis - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The Score 6 lessons learned from the 2014 World Cup Analysis

6 lessons learned from the 2014 World Cup

Lionel Messi doesn’t need to prove his greatness, football must address its concussion problem and more.

# analysis - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From The Score 5 issues new Man United manager Louis van Gaal needs to address Analysis

5 issues new Man United manager Louis van Gaal needs to address

Today was the Dutchman’s first official day in the job.

From The Score Brian O’Driscoll signs up as rugby expert with BT Sport New Career

Brian O’Driscoll signs up as rugby expert with BT Sport

The 35-year-old will be involved in the Rugby Champions Cup packages this season.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how the junior minister reshuffle showed up Enda Kenny’s women problem Geography Over Gender

Here’s how the junior minister reshuffle showed up Enda Kenny’s women problem

Analysis: One male junior minister joked that he’d have to buy a dress given the lack of women – but it raises the question: why weren’t any female FG TDs promoted?

# analysis - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Score A tactical breakdown of where the 2014 World Cup final was won and lost Analysis

A tactical breakdown of where the 2014 World Cup final was won and lost

A patient game from Germany eventually yielded its rewards, as they beat Argentina 1-0.

From The Score 5 things Martin O’Neill and Ireland can learn from the 2014 World Cup Analysis

5 things Martin O’Neill and Ireland can learn from the 2014 World Cup

Squad depth is more important than ever and other noteworthy points.

# analysis - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Score 5 talking points ahead of today’s Germany-Argentina World Cup final Analysis

5 talking points ahead of today’s Germany-Argentina World Cup final

Can Messi deliver, will the respective stubborn defences be breached and more.

# analysis - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle Everyday I'm Shufflin

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle

Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?

# analysis - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The Score Why the Brazil-Germany game was the most incredible match I’ve ever witnessed Opinion

Why the Brazil-Germany game was the most incredible match I’ve ever witnessed

The tournament hosts endured their heaviest World Cup loss ever against Joachim Löw’s side last night.

# analysis - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘How’s my hair?’: Quinn brings smiles and a bit of emotion as he departs on his own terms Departure This post contains videos

‘How’s my hair?’: Quinn brings smiles and a bit of emotion as he departs on his own terms

The outgoing Education Minister pre-empted his likely demotion with his announcement yesterday.

# analysis - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why Eamon Gilmore wants a top EU job, and why it would be a win for Labour if he got it EU Commissioner

Why Eamon Gilmore wants a top EU job, and why it would be a win for Labour if he got it

Analysis: Labour is being told it needs to be more assertive in government, and it’s starting with the European Commissioner job.

# analysis - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Has Ronaldo been an asset or a liability for Portugal at this World Cup? Report Card

Analysis: Has Ronaldo been an asset or a liability for Portugal at this World Cup?

The Portuguese star’s fitness has come under scrutiny during the tournament.

# analysis - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The verdict on Bank of Ireland’s €250 million mortgage book sale Sell Off

The verdict on Bank of Ireland’s €250 million mortgage book sale

The sale of the performing mortgages to domestic player Dilosk was confirmed this morning.

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