Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 8°C Saturday 8 May 2021

#Claim

# claim - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Nobody ever told me I would be a starter'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'Nobody ever told me I would be a starter'

Jul 9th 2018, 7:24 PM 13,716 Views 2 Comments

Gianluigi Buffon says he is not necessarily guaranteed a place in the PSG team.

# claim - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'Colombia are probably the dirtiest team I've ever come up against'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'Colombia are probably the dirtiest team I've ever come up against'

Jul 5th 2018, 11:10 PM 10,285 Views 8 Comments

John Stones began his career in the Football League with Barnsley but has never experienced antics such as Colombia’s in Moscow.

# claim - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Real Madrid deny making €310 million Neymar bid
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Real Madrid deny making €310 million Neymar bid

Jul 3rd 2018, 2:33 PM 6,521 Views 7 Comments

The colossal transfer claim was made by Spain’s public television station TVE on Monday evening.

# claim - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Messi stressed and unhappy at World Cup, says former team-mate
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Messi stressed and unhappy at World Cup, says former team-mate

Jun 26th 2018, 5:23 PM 7,170 Views 5 Comments

Pablo Zabaleta sympathises with his friend, who has not been at his best for Argentina.

# claim - Sunday 24 June, 2018

'I'm realistic about the fact that it may be my last World Cup'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'I'm realistic about the fact that it may be my last World Cup'

Jun 24th 2018, 1:27 PM 14,365 Views 6 Comments

Knowing he is not certain to play in any future tournaments, Paul Pogba wants to help France to glory in the 2018 World Cup.

# claim - Friday 22 June, 2018

FactCheck: Did Sweden shut down a music festival because of attacks carried out by migrants?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Sweden shut down a music festival because of attacks carried out by migrants?

Jun 22nd 2018, 6:21 PM 3,877 Views 0 Comments

A Facebook post from TheLiberal.ie has been shared widely since it was posted earlier today.

# claim - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Mousa Dembele will not join a Spurs rival
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Mousa Dembele will not join a Spurs rival

Jun 21st 2018, 2:57 PM 6,403 Views 6 Comments

The Belgium international is assessing his options this summer but has assured Tottenham fans he will not join a top Premier League side.

# claim - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Former Fifa President Sepp Blatter would back a UK and Ireland World Cup bid
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Former Fifa President Sepp Blatter would back a UK and Ireland World Cup bid

Jun 20th 2018, 12:30 PM 6,411 Views 16 Comments

The controversial figure also believes a 48-team tournament is a bad idea.

# claim - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'He is the best midfielder in the world and because of that he has a lot of haters'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'He is the best midfielder in the world and because of that he has a lot of haters'

Jun 16th 2018, 3:31 PM 14,903 Views 26 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has thrown his support behind his former team-mate.

# claim - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'There is nothing that justifies Julen Lopetegui not being on bench for tomorrow's game'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'There is nothing that justifies Julen Lopetegui not being on bench for tomorrow's game'

Jun 14th 2018, 10:01 PM 10,298 Views 7 Comments

Real Madrid did not show any disloyalty towards Spain, according to Florentino Perez.

# claim - Monday 11 June, 2018

Sweden better off without 'best ever' Ibrahimovic - Henrik Larsson
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Sweden better off without 'best ever' Ibrahimovic - Henrik Larsson

Jun 11th 2018, 8:47 PM 8,481 Views 5 Comments

The former striker is eager to see the debate regarding whether or not the veteran frontman should be at the World Cup brought to a close.

# claim - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'Casemiro is one of the best, if not the best in the defensive midfield position'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'Casemiro is one of the best, if not the best in the defensive midfield position'

Jun 10th 2018, 1:32 PM 6,842 Views 1 Comment

The Real Madrid star has been lauded by Gilberto Silva ahead of the World Cup getting underway in Russia.

# claim - Monday 4 June, 2018

Toure says Guardiola 'has problem with African players'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Toure says Guardiola 'has problem with African players'

Jun 4th 2018, 6:58 PM 13,565 Views 24 Comments

The midfielder played 319 matches over eight seasons with Man City.

# claim - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Lingard feels 'more comfortable' with England than at Man United
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Lingard feels 'more comfortable' with England than at Man United

May 31st 2018, 6:00 AM 6,991 Views 1 Comment

The Old Trafford academy graduate enjoyed the most productive season of his club career to date in 2017-18, but he relishes outings for his country.

# claim - Monday 28 May, 2018

Man United target Umtiti claims Barcelona will have to 'throw him out the door'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Man United target Umtiti claims Barcelona will have to 'throw him out the door'

May 28th 2018, 11:23 PM 9,163 Views 3 Comments

The France international has attracted interest from afar, but he remains committed to the cause at Camp Nou and will wait in further contract talks.

# claim - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Paul Pogba includes ex-Arsenal star Abou Diaby on star-studded list of players better than himself
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Paul Pogba includes ex-Arsenal star Abou Diaby on star-studded list of players better than himself

May 27th 2018, 8:25 PM 15,702 Views 8 Comments

The Manchester United midfielder has put a fellow Frenchman alongside the likes of Andres Iniesta and Toni Kroos.

# claim - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

England can win World Cup, says Loftus-Cheek
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

England can win World Cup, says Loftus-Cheek

May 23rd 2018, 11:50 PM 5,964 Views 23 Comments

The 22-year-old is backing captain Harry Kane’s belief that they can win the tournament.

Final plea as just one day left for EuroMillions winner to claim €1 million prize
# Cork
# Cork

Final plea as just one day left for EuroMillions winner to claim €1 million prize

May 23rd 2018, 2:45 PM 27,304 Views 11 Comments

“Rummage in your handbags, wallets or purses, check on top of the fridge, the glove compartments of the car, coat pockets, wherever you keep your tickets.”

# claim - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Gary Lineker says England should 'write off' World Cup
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Gary Lineker says England should 'write off' World Cup

May 16th 2018, 12:26 PM 10,080 Views 7 Comments

England head to Russia next month hoping to improve on a dismal 2014 campaign.

# claim - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'I think he's mature enough now to go to a big club... Where the expectations are there'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'I think he's mature enough now to go to a big club... Where the expectations are there'

May 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 14,542 Views 8 Comments

Thomas Sorensen, a former team-mate of Christian Eriksen, thinks the Tottenham star is ready to join a “top, top” team.

# claim - Friday 11 May, 2018

'We need four quality players, players worth £50m each'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'We need four quality players, players worth £50m each'

May 11th 2018, 12:01 AM 17,138 Views 14 Comments

John Aldridge has urged Liverpool to invest heavily over the summer.

# claim - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'I can give the guarantee that I don’t want him to leave'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'I can give the guarantee that I don’t want him to leave'

May 9th 2018, 11:54 PM 9,780 Views 13 Comments

Jose Mourinho is hopeful that Man United will keep hold of Paul Pogba in the summer.

# claim - Monday 23 April, 2018

Pogba insists: 'I have no problem with Mourinho'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Pogba insists: 'I have no problem with Mourinho'

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:58 PM 3,365 Views 3 Comments

Eyebrows were raised when he started both legs of the Champions League last-16 tie against Sevilla on the bench.

# claim - Monday 9 April, 2018

Rooney 'struggles against the best opposition,' says Allardyce
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Rooney 'struggles against the best opposition,' says Allardyce

Apr 9th 2018, 3:50 PM 6,886 Views 7 Comments

Everton manager Sam Allardyce was critical of the English striker’s display against Liverpool.

# claim - Monday 2 April, 2018

Mourinho: United deserve second place, no matter what critics think
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Mourinho: United deserve second place, no matter what critics think

Apr 2nd 2018, 11:24 AM 5,417 Views 31 Comments

Runaway leaders Manchester City will win the title if they beat the Red Devils in the derby next weekend.

# claim - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Salah sold on cheap to Liverpool, says Roma chief
# Underrated
From The42
# Underrated

Salah sold on cheap to Liverpool, says Roma chief

Mar 28th 2018, 10:19 PM 12,115 Views 16 Comments

French forward Ousmane Dembele subsequently moved from Borussia Dortmund to Barcelona in a deal worth €145 million.

Real's Zidane has no faith in me, says Spain's hat-trick hero
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Real's Zidane has no faith in me, says Spain's hat-trick hero

Mar 28th 2018, 8:23 PM 11,919 Views 4 Comments

The 25-year-old has become a key player under coach Julen Lopetegui.

# claim - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'I can play left-back if the manager wants, no problem'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'I can play left-back if the manager wants, no problem'

Mar 27th 2018, 3:45 PM 7,061 Views 2 Comments

Eden Hazard says that he just wants to be out on the pitch and is not concerned in what position he is used

'Coutinho is on the same level as Neymar'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'Coutinho is on the same level as Neymar'

Mar 27th 2018, 8:55 AM 9,901 Views 5 Comments

With the most expensive player in the world out injured for today’s meeting with Germany, Brazil team-mate Dani Alves believes the Barcelona man can step up.

# claim - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'People with a brain' should back United overhaul - Mourinho
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'People with a brain' should back United overhaul - Mourinho

Mar 22nd 2018, 10:31 PM 8,275 Views 19 Comments

The Red Devils have endured a difficult season and trail 16 points behind runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City.

# claim - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Alvarez is a dope cheat, says middleweight king Golovkin
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Alvarez is a dope cheat, says middleweight king Golovkin

Mar 21st 2018, 2:57 PM 4,682 Views 4 Comments

The Mexican fighter claimed that he had failed a recent drugs test due to contaminated meat.

'Jose Mourinho is destroying Luke Shaw'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'Jose Mourinho is destroying Luke Shaw'

Mar 21st 2018, 9:16 AM 8,735 Views 14 Comments

Matt Le Tissier is unimpressed with the Manchester United manager’s handling of the left-back.

# claim - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'I think Pep Guardiola is a person with a weak self-confidence'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'I think Pep Guardiola is a person with a weak self-confidence'

Mar 13th 2018, 7:49 PM 11,761 Views 14 Comments

Things did not end well between the Catalan coach and Dr Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt at Bayern, and the latter has published a controversial autobiography.

# claim - Friday 2 March, 2018

'He is worth €100 million, but he is a free agent, so he is a bargain'
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

'He is worth €100 million, but he is a free agent, so he is a bargain'

Mar 2nd 2018, 11:37 AM 12,224 Views 10 Comments

Agent Mino Raiola claims Mario Balotelli is ready to return to Italy, though he also acknowledged negotiating with teams in England.

# claim - Thursday 1 March, 2018

'I could have gone to Chelsea... If money were my only motivation, I would have changed clubs many times'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'I could have gone to Chelsea... If money were my only motivation, I would have changed clubs many times'

Mar 1st 2018, 9:54 AM 11,218 Views 2 Comments

Radja Nainggolan has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge on a regular basis.

# claim - Monday 26 February, 2018

'I'm not happy if Neymar is injured. Hopefully he can play'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'I'm not happy if Neymar is injured. Hopefully he can play'

Feb 26th 2018, 10:59 PM 7,450 Views 8 Comments

Zinedine Zidane wants the Brazilian to be ready for the PSG-Real Madris encounter.

# claim - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'I'm one of the greatest minds in football and I'm being wasted because of a lack of experience'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'I'm one of the greatest minds in football and I'm being wasted because of a lack of experience'

Feb 22nd 2018, 1:41 PM 26,260 Views 22 Comments

Sol Campbell says he is being unfairly overlooked for jobs in football.

# claim - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Mo Salah is ‘probably the best Liverpool signing in the past 15 years’
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Mo Salah is ‘probably the best Liverpool signing in the past 15 years’

Feb 14th 2018, 12:45 PM 9,942 Views 31 Comments

The Egyptian has taken Anfield by storm, scoring 29 goals so far in his first campaign as a Kop.

# claim - Monday 12 February, 2018

'Mourinho has to win the title next season' - Gary Neville warns Man United boss
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'Mourinho has to win the title next season' - Gary Neville warns Man United boss

Feb 12th 2018, 2:14 PM 5,583 Views 20 Comments

The former defender is looking for the Portuguese to make his side “killers in the final third”.

# claim - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'20 years ago, 30 years ago, it was like all congratulate the player when he tricks the referee'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'20 years ago, 30 years ago, it was like all congratulate the player when he tricks the referee'

Feb 7th 2018, 8:32 AM 5,731 Views 9 Comments

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino fears over-analysis of decisions and a fixation with diving could kill the sport.