# analysis - Yesterday’s News
We’ve cracked out the GIFs and videos to examine the defensive strengths and weaknesses of Philippe Saint-André’s men.
Are the Germans unbeatable? Will Mesut Ozil deliver an improved performance?
# analysis - Sunday 9 March, 2014
Our thoughts on Wigan’s incredible defeat of City and Manchester United’s win over West Brom.
# analysis - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
What formation will the team play? Is Darren Randoph going to be given a chance?
# analysis - Sunday 2 March, 2014
Our thoughts on Manchester City’s Capital One Cup win, Tottenham’s defeat of Cardiff and more.
# analysis - Saturday 1 March, 2014
Our thoughts on Liverpool’s victory, Alan Pardew’s headbutt and much more.
# analysis - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
They’ve done the basics brilliantly, but Ireland need a little extra.
# analysis - Tuesday 25 February, 2014
Joe Schmidt’s men identified the space in wide channels, but couldn’t convert it into gainline advances.
# analysis - Sunday 23 February, 2014
# analysis - Saturday 22 February, 2014
Steve Bruce praises Shane Long, Olivier Giroud silences his critics and more from today’s games.
# analysis - Thursday 20 February, 2014
TheJournal.ie explores the background to the current controversy surrounding the Justice Minister, the questions that remain and what’s likely to happen next.
Stuart Lancaster’s men will overpower the Irish defence if there is any let up in structure and work rate.
# analysis - Wednesday 19 February, 2014
With Stuart Lancaster’s men rushing up, there may be space for Ireland on the outside edges and in behind.
# analysis - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
Roy Keane’s comments on Seamus Coleman, Howard Webb’s questionable decisions in the Arsenal-Liverpool match and more.
# analysis - Monday 17 February, 2014
The controversial analyst made a rare appearance on British TV at the weekend for the Arsenal-Liverpool game.
# analysis - Thursday 13 February, 2014
Joe Schmidt identified potential weaknesses in the Welsh defensive system and his players pursued them ruthlessly.
Joe Schmidt’s men showed signs that they had prepared themselves for the Welsh defensive tactics.
Our thoughts on Juan Mata’s United career so far, Emmanuel Adebayor’s brace and much more.
# analysis - Sunday 9 February, 2014
We assess Manchester United’s underwhelming 2-2 draw with Fulham and other recent results.
# analysis - Thursday 6 February, 2014
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# analysis - Wednesday 5 February, 2014
Joe Schmidt has an important selection call to make at inside centre; physical power or familiarity?
# analysis - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
The Munster flanker’s performance against Scotland showed signs that his role in the team is changing.
The Portuguese coach masterminded Chelsea’s victory over Man City last night.
# analysis - Monday 3 February, 2014
We take a detailed look at the efforts from Andrew Trimble, Jamie Heaslip and Rob Kearney yesterday.
# analysis - Sunday 2 February, 2014
We assess United’s eighth loss of the season and the Irish players’ performances for Hull.
# analysis - Tuesday 28 January, 2014
The Ulster lock had a promising outing for the Wolfhounds last weekend and offers versatility to Joe Schmidt’s 23.
The Racing Métro out-half was back in strong form against Toulouse last weekend. Promising signs.
# analysis - Saturday 25 January, 2014
We look back on Liverpool’s routine win, Aiden McGeady’s full debut for Everton and much more.
The alliance exists because its members voted against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, but can it gain wider appeal? Today’s conference at the RDS will be a key indicator.
# analysis - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
We’ve examined the Leinster winger’s performances in the Heineken Cup so far this season.
# analysis - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
We would have gone for the Marathon bar to Snickers analogy ourselves.
# analysis - Monday 20 January, 2014
The Rebels are a changed outfit entering a new season after winning yesterday’s McGrath Cup.
We examine why the Munster lock is such a key player in terms of mental skills and playing ability.
We’ve taken a detailed look at what made the difference for Mark Anscombe’s men at Welford Road.
# analysis - Sunday 19 January, 2014
Pat Lam’s side were comprehensively dismantled by the Premiership leaders.
The Chelsea coach has vocally disagreed with certain analysts in the past.
# analysis - Saturday 18 January, 2014
Has Gareth Bale been a success? Will Atletico last the distance? What of Lionel Messi’s injury?
# analysis - Thursday 16 January, 2014
The Leinster flanker is the man around whom Joe Schmidt’s Ireland plans will revolve.
O’Driscoll and D’Arcy were second best in the opening half against Castres, but turned things around thereafter.
# analysis - Tuesday 14 January, 2014
Rob Penney’s men were superb at the breakdown and in the tackle to suffocate Gloucester.