# analysis - Today’s News
There’s a lot going on up North in the New Year.
# analysis - Yesterday’s News
Liverpool stumble once again, Messi and Ronaldo continue to thrill and other important issues.
# analysis - Monday 24 November, 2014
After a historic victory in 2011, the largest party in the State is now facing the loss of over 20 seats at the next election on current poll numbers.
Ireland’s defensive concerns were alarming in the opening 40 minutes in Dublin on Saturday.
# analysis - Sunday 23 November, 2014
We break down Ireland’s scintillating opening 16 minutes against Michael Cheika’s side last night.
With his team just four points above the relegation zone is Brendan Rodgers’ job at risk?
# analysis - Saturday 22 November, 2014
The Gunners failed to take their chances and Van Gaal’s gamble paid off – just about.
A day of relief for Louis van Gaal, more joy for Newcastle and heartbreak for Ryan Taylor.
# analysis - Friday 21 November, 2014
We pick out some potential weaknesses for Joe Schmidt’s men to exploit tomorrow evening.
Louis van Gaal’s injury-ravaged side face a tough task against a Gunners outfit unbeaten at home in the league.
# analysis - Thursday 20 November, 2014
Analysis: Yesterday was all about providing “clarity and certainty”. But will it be enough to save the coalition?
# analysis - Wednesday 19 November, 2014
The grassroots event was organised at short-notice via social media. After ‘Jobstown’, it’s a massive PR win for the Right2Water campaign, even though top organisers had nothing to do with it…
Robbie Brady and others gave the Irish management team plenty to contemplate ahead of next year’s vital qualifiers.
Fellow RTÉ pundit Richie Sadlier also criticised the Ireland assistant boss.
# analysis - Tuesday 18 November, 2014
We break down the important supporting contributions for five of the Irish tries against Georgia.
# analysis - Saturday 15 November, 2014
It was a terrific finish from the Scottish midfielder but Martin O’Neill will be livid with the Irish players’ role in it.
The Irish strategy ensured the striker was relatively anonymous while Scotland bossed things in central midfield.
# analysis - Friday 14 November, 2014
Gordon Strachan’s side have defensive issues that can be exploited while their shape leads to opportunities.
# analysis - Thursday 13 November, 2014
‘How much will the Roy Keane incident impact on morale’ and more questions.
Martin O’Neill’s side will need to monitor Steven Naismith closely while James McClean has a great opportunity to impress.
Paul O’Connell was a leader for Ireland last weekend in more ways than one.
# analysis - Wednesday 12 November, 2014
We use GIFs, videos and screenshots to break down the intricacies of Ireland’s tries on Saturday.
# analysis - Tuesday 11 November, 2014
Simon Easterby and Paul O’Connell came up with a smart way to stop the South Africans.
# analysis - Sunday 9 November, 2014
‘One would have to say that Ireland were ordinary, and the Boks were just plain awful.’
# analysis - Saturday 8 November, 2014
There was controversy at Anfield, Man City were held by QPR and United failed to inspire, again.
Is the coalition drowning?
Steven Gerrard returns to the scene of the crime while Manchester City will hope to avoid a European hangover.
# analysis - Thursday 6 November, 2014
The South Africa No. 8 is in the best form of his international career.
# analysis - Wednesday 5 November, 2014
Rodgers’ bizarre team selection, Wenger’s misguided idealism and more noteworthy points.
# analysis - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
Liverpool’s take on Real Madrid, Arsenal face Anderlecht and more big games.
# analysis - Monday 3 November, 2014
The Red Devils’ defence has received criticism following a series of inept results.
# analysis - Saturday 1 November, 2014
Mario Balotelli’s woe continues and more issues from this afternoon’s action.
# analysis - Thursday 30 October, 2014
We take a look at three examples of how the second defensive player can make the difference post-tackle.
# analysis - Monday 27 October, 2014
Analysis: Two opinion polls over the weekend will not make great reading for Gerry Adams’s party.
# analysis - Sunday 26 October, 2014
With United set to take on Chelsea this afternoon, we look back on the problems evident in their recent match with West Brom.
# 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.
# 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.