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Pep Guardiola and Thomas Tuchel: Both managers are drawn, as a first principle, towards keeping the ball. Both have experimented this season with deep, resilient defence. Photograph: Darren Walsh/Getty Images

Les Anglais sont arrivés. Yes, it’s that time of the year again. The darling buds of May are, with all due sense of caution, beginning to bloom. And (...)

 Manchester United Executives Joel Glazer (2nd L) and Avram Glazer (C) and Ed Woodward at the New York Stock Exchange in 2012. Photograph:  Dario Cantatore/Getty Images

In 2005, a generation ago now, when supporters were first protesting against the pending takeover of Manchester United by the Glazer family, the appro(...)

Montrose market: In 2017, RTÉ yielded a gross price of €107.5 million and a net gain of €78.5 million from the sale of 8.64 acres. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Should RTÉ keep its “citadel” in Donnybrook? Variants of this question pop up now and again, but it doesn’t take much imagination to see why they mig(...)

Northern Ireland  has fallen further behind the rest of the UK since the 1998 peace accord, which many believed would bring an economic dividend.  Photograph Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

The level of subvention Northern Ireland receives from the UK exchequer has become, like so many things in the North, politicised. It is regularly – a(...)

Katie Taylor  celebrating her victory over Natasha Jonas at the London Olympics in 2012. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

The last time Katie Taylor fought a southpaw professionally was 2017 in a world title eliminator in Wembley Stadium on the under card of Anthony Joshu(...)

  John Jordan:  Ornua’s foray into  the US  started back in the late 1980s, but it is paying big dividends now.  Photograph:  Marc O’Sullivan

This time last year, John Jordan, the chief executive of Ireland’s largest dairy export business Ornua, was staring down the barrel of a gun. Covid ha(...)

Daniel O’Doherty: killed alongside Charles Slevin and John Devine in Dromore, Co Tyrone, in April 1921

It was a pet dog “wailing piteously” that led the locals of Dromore, Co Tyrone, to the bodies of the three men left lying on a patch of ground outside(...)

Gwendoline Riley was nominated for the Goldsmiths Prize for her previous novel First Love. Photograph: Colin McPherson/Corbis via Getty Images

“She’s clearly frightened of engaging. That’s a sad thing. A sad and defensive thing. Here’s a better way to put it, she was in an a priori reality.” (...)

 Florentino Perez: “We’re doing this to save football. We want to save football for the next 20 years at least so we can survive without worries.” Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty

Florentino Perez painted a dramatic, dark portrait of football’s future and presented himself and the other breakaway clubs as its saviour as he attem(...)

 Christen Press, right,  of Manchester United celebrates with teammates Ella Toone, Jackie Groenen and Lauren James after scoring against West Ham at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Christen Press is one of a kind. A two-time World Cup winner with the United States, an Olympic champion, a globetrotter, an entrepreneur and a leader(...)

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