Don't miss your World Cup Preview Magazine
Don’t miss Monday’s Irish Independent to get your ultimate Guide to the World Cup with insights from Ireland’s top sports journalists, a full breakdown of the group stage and find out how to adopt a country for your county.
Daniel McDonnell assesses Brazil’s chances of laying the ghosts of 1950 as the greatest show on earth takes centre stage. James Lawton examines the chances of Messi and Ronaldo inspiring their countries to glory.
Aidan O’Hara on the changing face of Wayne Rooney 10 years after his greatest international moment. And Vincent Hogan recalls Jack Charlton and Ireland, 20 years on from USA ’94.
Exclusively inside Monday’s Irish Independent.
Sports writing in a league of its own.