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Opinion: Cork Have Played Themselves Into A Corner

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 1, Pairc Ui Rinn, Cork 2/7/2016 Cork vs Dublin Cork manager Kieran Kingston Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

I’m a proud Wexford man and am delighted to see Wexford win that qualifier game. The guys stood up, worked their socks off and were deserved winners over a poor Cork team. It’s Cork I’ll discuss in this article, and the specifics of what went wrong for the Rebels on the field of play last Saturday. Cork were poor, their …

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Northern Hemisphere Countries Lacking Basic Rugby Tactics

during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Wales at the Aviva Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland.

The 36 phases Ireland went through against Wales were an example of no depth or width in attacking play. Sure it was raining and handling was tricky, footing might even have been a tad unsure, but it was no excuse. Wales were flat quite a bit too, but they played a wide game, which would have made them more succesful, …

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How Can Jurgen Klopp Solve Liverpool’s Anfield Conundrum?

Jürgen Klopp’s arrival on Merseyside in October sparked immense excitement amongst Liverpool fans who had grown tired of watching Brendan Rodgers’ side’s struggles in the early stages of the season. After losing 3-1 at Old Trafford in September, Rodgers went on to draw five of his last six games 1-1 as manager with three of those deadlocks coming at home …

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Tactics: Departure Of Luis Suarez May Solve Liverpool Headache

At the outset of this article, it’s important that one thing is made unequivocally clear: I loved watching Luis Suárez play for Liverpool Football Club. Internal conflict has shrouded my ability to put coherent thoughts together about his sale. On one hand, losing the Premier League’s best player is a huge blow. Suárez, with his 31 league goals and 12 …

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Tactics: Chelsea 1-3 Atlético Madrid

After last week’s dour 0-0 at the Vicente Calderón, Atlético Madrid progressed to the Champions League Final after an impressive beating of Chelsea. Diego Simeone’s men were more at home in a game that suited their style of play, particularly after they had scored an away goal and taken the lead in the tie. They scored two near-identical goals either …

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Tactics: Bayern Munich 0-4 Real Madrid

Three set pieces and a counter attack settled an amazingly easy semi-final second leg at the Allianz Arena as Bayern Munich were shredded by a Real Madrid side carrying out a gameplan to perfection. Real qualified for the Champions League final for the first time since last winning the tournament in 2002 after annihilating the German champions over two legs thanks to an …

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World Cup 2014 Preview – Group E

15/06 Switzerland v Ecuador 17:00 (Brasilia) 15/06 France v Honduras 20:00 (Porto Alegre) 20/06 Switzerland v France 20:00 (Salvador) 20/06 Honduras v Ecuador 23:00 (Curitiba) 25/06 Honduras v Switzerland 21:00 (Manaus) 25/06 Ecuador v France 21:00 (Rio) Switzerland Best finish: Quarter-finals (1934, 1938, 1954) How they qualified:  Finished 1st in UEFA Group E After missing out on Euro 2012, Ottmar Hitzfeld …

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