Eamon Dunphy

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Paul Pogba: “I think his personality is his biggest quality – the hairstyles, the emoji,” said Phil Neville on being asked what is Pogba’s greatest quality. Photograp: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty

“They talked about him having 650 pairs of shoes - he can’t be right upstairs.” - Roy Keane reckoning Jerome Boateng’s footwear fetish explained why h(...)

 Mario Rosenstock

For someone who says he’s never presented his own radio show, Mario Rosenstock makes a good first impression as a debutante host. The only problem is (...)

England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates with England's Eric Dier after his penalty kick secured victory in the World Cup Round of 16 against Colombia at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire

“Good gawd, England win on pens . . . we’re not chuckling any more’ All of us who’ve spent the last week or so chuckling at our neighbour’s unwaveri(...)

Ryan Giggs: shocked the ITV World Cup panel into silence by suggesting: “You can go out against  Columbia.”  Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA

Day 15. The Big One. Panama v Tunisia. But RTÉ and ITV opted for England v Belgium instead, the game nobody wanted to win. Or did they? It was all ver(...)

Croatia’s defender Domagoj Vida challenges Argentina’s Lionel Messi in Nizhny Novgorod. Photograph: Getty Images

Day Eight and Martin O’Neill was on ITV berating Australia for allowing Christian Eriksen the freedom to roam and arrive in the box unmarked before in(...)

Uruguay’s forward Edinson Cavani (R) vies with Egypt’s midfielder Sam Morsy (L) during the Group A football match between Egypt and Uruguay. Photograph: Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

The best revenge is living spitefully. Nothing is more satisfying than enjoying life in a manner that annoys your enemy. The World Cup has started. I(...)

Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane will make it to the 2018 World Cup after all, alas for us they won’t be bringing their Republic of Ireland squad with the(...)

Naoise Nunn: “I’m delighted to bring the ethos and the fun of Leviathan to the Library of Progress at Body&Soul later this month.”

The Time of My Life is a weekly column about a moment that changed someone’s life – for the better or the worse The venue was the Hub on Dublin’s Eus(...)

Après Match: Gary Cooke, Barry Murphy and Risteard Cooper. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

His lunch mates consider diving for cover when Risteard Cooper launches into his Shane Horgan impression, the hand movements so violent everyone at th(...)

When it began, Gay Byrne’s ‘The Meaning of Life’ looked like a hobby for a veteran broadcaster. He made it compelling TV

Does He exist, this divine figure we imagine? If so, how does He allow bad things to happen? And what would you say – following a long and eventful li(...)

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