David Lacey

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The Tartan Army get behind their team in  Argentina. Photograph: Allsport UK/Allsport

“My name is Ally MacLeod, and I am a born winner!” And we all know how this story pans out. Let’s cut the man some slack, though, for he wasn’t quite(...)

 Tom Maher and Seán Molony celebrate Blackrock College’s win at the  final whistle of the Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Senior Cup Final against Belvedere College at the  RDS. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Blackrock College 35 Belvedere College 12 Blackrock College’s 69th Leinster Schools Senior Cup title was achieved in an impressive and emphatic manne(...)

Belvedere’s Mateusz Galinski scores a late try to help his side secure a thrilling victory over St Michael’s in the Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Senior Cup semi-final at  Donnybrook Stadium. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Belvedere College 20 St Michael’s College 19 Replacement prop Mateusz Galinski turned out to be the unlikely hero as Belvedere completed a miracle co(...)

Derry’s Darragh Conlon celebrates after the game. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Derry 0-17 Dublin 0-14 Derry advanced to the final of the Electric Ireland All-Ireland minor football championship following this impressive three po(...)

Johan Cruyff has died aged 68. Photograph: Getty

It’s the defining image of the 1974 World Cup; the defining image of the great Dutch team of the 70s; the defining image of one of the most talented, (...)

West German goalkeeper Toni Schumacher (right) jumps past the ball as he gets ready to collide with French defender Patrick Battiston during the 1982 World Cup semi-final in Stockholm. Battiston was carried off the field on a stretcher while Schumacher, unpunished,  resumed play with a goal-kick. Photograph: AFP

The semi-final stage of the World Cup has, on balance, not been particularly kind to France. In 1958, the free-scoring team of Just Fontaine and Raymo(...)