Dublin’s Philly McMahon clashes withMayo’s Aidan O’Shea during an often fraught All-Ireland semi-final  at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

From “a big load of shite” to “absolutely brillint!”, the RTÉ panel travelled much the same journey as ourselves yesterday, losing the will to draw br(...)

Thierry Henry is earning €5.6million as a football pundit on Sky Sports. Photograph: Getty

Oh, Thierry. It wasn’t meant to be this way. How did we get here? What happened? And is there a rewind button? Eight months into that giddily well-rem(...)

Used the right way: Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring on Sunday. Photograph:  Darren Staples/Reuters

Wayne Rooney has revealed that Manchester United’s victory over Manchester City was based on making the champions pay for having players who are unab(...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal after his side’s victory at Anfield. The Dutchman is concentrating on the Aston Villa match rather than next week’s derby. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Louis Van Gaal believes Manchester United have Manchester City in their sights and is confident that overhauling the champions to finish in second pla(...)

Jamie Carragher and Paul Ince had to choose between Paul Scholes and Steven Gerrard for their combined Liverpool/Man U team during a Carlsberg Ireland event. Photograph: John Peters/Getty Images

Liverpool and Manchester United fans will get the chance to settle some bragging rights this Sunday as the two famous clubs battle it out in pursuit o(...)

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has said the current side are miserable to watch under Louis Van Gaal. (Phorograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire)

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has called some of the football his old club are playing under Louis van Gaal “miserable”.Despite Van(...)

Just over a decade since he carved a dreamlike swathe through defences as the focal point of Arsenal’s “invincibles”, Thierry Henry will this weeke(...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal watches his team in action at the Britannia Stadium. United are just three points better off than they were after 20 league games last season. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

When Manchester United began 2014, they had, for the first time under their manager of six months, David Moyes, just won four consecutive Premier Leag(...)

THAT moment in the   World Cup  qualifying football match between France and the Republic of Ireland at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis in Paris on November 18th, 2009 when Thierry Henry handled the ball. 1:00

“If I had to sleep with a Premiership footballer, it would be Thierry Henry. ”Fair point, well made by my Manchester United-supporting brother in law.(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, rejects Paul Scholes’s claim that City are attracting the best local talentPhotograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal dreams of Manchester United being in Chelsea’s or Manchester City’s position in the league, though the manager is not concerned by the (...)