Larry Ryan - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

LARRY RYAN: Isolated Wenger left to carry can

To borrow a famous line from a GAA match report printed in this paper, Bayern Munich appear to have driven the final nail in Arsene Wenger’s coffin of hope, writes Larry Ryan.

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LARRY RYAN: Arsenal Fan TV - When the man on the street talks back

None of the pundits planned on letting the man on the street talk back, at least not without the stabilisers of the phone-in environment, writes Larry Ryan.

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LARRY RYAN: Rugby Country sees small picture

Yes, there are a few stragglers still out there begrudging, but it is time to give rugby its due.

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LARRY RYAN: Premier League management about fine margins. Just ask Jose ...

Alex Ferguson emerged from the shadows this week to praise the “great job” Jose Mourinho has been doing during plucky Manchester United’s startling rise to the final of the EFL Cup and the heady heights of sixth in the Premier League.

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LARRY RYAN: Future-proofing GAA club morale

Black Mirror, the lost county championship episode...

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LARRY RYAN: Tiger Woods unmasked by his friends

Rory McIlroy couldn’t live the life Tiger Woods leads, we heard this week.

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LARRY RYAN: A little something for everyone this Christmas

Larry Ryan dons his Santa hat to dole out Christmas presents to the sporting world.

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LARRY RYAN: Fasten your seatbelts for the pundit storm

After an indifferent spell, ‘controvassy’ has finished the year strongly. With plenty in the tank. There is an adequate supply of hitting out, of slamming, and of returning fire.

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LARRY RYAN: Stand up and fight for the Premier League

Might there be one more reason why Premier League football is shedding viewers?

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LARRY RYAN: Victims need to be heard too

Not too long ago, on a weekday morning, a woman rang the sports desk. The woman hadn’t been speaking long before it became evident her voice was shaking with anger.

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LARRY RYAN: The return of Liverpool's living legend

Football autobiographies tend to set their stall out early doors.

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