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: 7°C Friday 15 January 2021

#cult hero

# cult-hero - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'A hell of a ride' comes to an end for former Munster and Ulster back-rower Nick Williams
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

'A hell of a ride' comes to an end for former Munster and Ulster back-rower Nick Williams

Aug 5th 2020, 5:13 PM 11,324 Views 6 Comments

The number eight has announced his retirement from rugby at 36.

# cult-hero - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Arsenal offers to help troubled defender Emmanuel Eboue
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

Arsenal offers to help troubled defender Emmanuel Eboue

Dec 27th 2017, 10:42 AM 19,090 Views 6 Comments

The Ivory Coast star played for Arsenal between 2005 and 2011 and he took home a seven-digit sum every year during his stay.

# cult-hero - Monday 1 May, 2017

Irish striker becoming a cult hero in Poland after bagging yet another match-winner
# Poles Apart
From The42
# Poles Apart

Irish striker becoming a cult hero in Poland after bagging yet another match-winner

May 1st 2017, 10:45 AM 26,522 Views 13 Comments

Cillian Sheridan is in flying form at league leaders Jagiellonia Bialystok.

# cult-hero - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

The Derry Pele is back! Ex-Celtic winger McCourt signs for Finn Harps
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

The Derry Pele is back! Ex-Celtic winger McCourt signs for Finn Harps

Feb 21st 2017, 11:02 AM 7,053 Views 7 Comments

The 33-year-old has agreed to join the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division side.

# cult-hero - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Tony Sheridan: 'I'd like to be remembered as a player people loved to go and watch'
# Rock And Roll Star
From The42
# Rock And Roll Star

Tony Sheridan: 'I'd like to be remembered as a player people loved to go and watch'

Feb 19th 2017, 8:00 PM 31,490 Views 19 Comments

A cult League of Ireland figure but Sheridan’s mythical status has counted against him throughout his carer.

# cult-hero - Monday 30 January, 2017

'The Derry Pele' to line out for Dundalk as work begins on Oriel Park pitch
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

'The Derry Pele' to line out for Dundalk as work begins on Oriel Park pitch

Jan 30th 2017, 4:16 PM 6,718 Views 6 Comments

Paddy McCourt is likely to be involved for the Lilywhites this evening as they take on his former club Glenavon in a friendly.

# cult-hero - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Ravanelli: It's my dream to manage Middlesbrough
# White Feather
From The42
# White Feather

Ravanelli: It's my dream to manage Middlesbrough

Jan 21st 2017, 9:17 AM 3,460 Views 9 Comments

The former Boro striker has revealed his desire to return to the Riverside.

# cult-hero - Monday 5 December, 2016

Lee Trundle shows he hasn't lost his ridiculous talent with the cheekiest of penalties
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

Lee Trundle shows he hasn't lost his ridiculous talent with the cheekiest of penalties

Dec 5th 2016, 4:18 PM 11,330 Views 1 Comment

He may be 40, but the Swansea City legend is still banging in goals for fun.

# cult-hero - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Panenka: 'Sometimes I'd go to sleep thinking of ways of getting the better of him'
# Iconic
From The42
# Iconic

Panenka: 'Sometimes I'd go to sleep thinking of ways of getting the better of him'

Jun 4th 2016, 10:00 AM 8,697 Views 3 Comments

It’s 40 years since the attacking midfielder conjured a moment of absolute genius at the European Championships.

# cult-hero - Saturday 30 April, 2016

'You walk out to a sea of green and start thinking about holidays on farms in Kerry and Clare'
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

'You walk out to a sea of green and start thinking about holidays on farms in Kerry and Clare'

Apr 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 19,485 Views 14 Comments

Gary Breen admits getting ‘very emotional’ right before Ireland’s 2002 World Cup campaign and says he sees a similar togetherness in the current squad.

# cult-hero - Friday 22 January, 2016

Aaron Ramsey explains why 'silver fox' ex-Ireland midfielder was his boyhood idol
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

Aaron Ramsey explains why 'silver fox' ex-Ireland midfielder was his boyhood idol

Jan 22nd 2016, 11:04 AM 18,609 Views 6 Comments

The Arsenal and Wales star was appearing on Sky One’s A League of Their Own.

# cult-hero - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

The Barbarians have drafted in a Leinster legend to face Ireland
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

The Barbarians have drafted in a Leinster legend to face Ireland

May 27th 2015, 12:40 PM 11,909 Views 5 Comments

Nathan Hines has been called in at the last minute.

# cult-hero - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Football hipsters rejoice as 'The Octopus' secures a Premier League deal
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

Football hipsters rejoice as 'The Octopus' secures a Premier League deal

May 20th 2015, 8:33 PM 11,820 Views 7 Comments

After a fine season in which his 15 clean sheets helped to secure promotion, the former Spurs keeper commits to three more years.

# cult-hero - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

A former Ireland lock has been handed a lengthy contract extension in France
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

A former Ireland lock has been handed a lengthy contract extension in France

Apr 29th 2015, 3:40 PM 28,380 Views 5 Comments

Jeremy Davidson has been working wonders on a low budget at Aurillac in the Pro D2.

# cult-hero - Saturday 18 April, 2015

'I think I'm the only Ireland international ever to play for Toulon'
# Hendo
From The42
# Hendo

'I think I'm the only Ireland international ever to play for Toulon'

Apr 18th 2015, 8:45 AM 13,172 Views 3 Comments

Rob Henderson tells The42 about his memorable season with the European giants.

# cult-hero - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Munster cult hero Holland will be coaching in Super Rugby from next year
# Dutchy
From The42
# Dutchy

Munster cult hero Holland will be coaching in Super Rugby from next year

Apr 9th 2015, 9:39 AM 9,871 Views 2 Comments

Jason Holland will be working alongside John Plumtree at the Hurricanes.

# cult-hero - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Lars and the real goal: whatever happened to Dortmund hero Ricken?
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

Lars and the real goal: whatever happened to Dortmund hero Ricken?

Mar 18th 2015, 7:00 PM 9,540 Views 5 Comments

20 years old when he scored that glorious goal in the 1997 Champions League final, what came next?

# cult-hero - Sunday 8 March, 2015

A former Irish international and footballing cult hero has announced his retirement
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

A former Irish international and footballing cult hero has announced his retirement

Mar 8th 2015, 10:05 AM 13,227 Views 14 Comments

Manager Neal Ardley has described David Connolly as “the best striker I ever played with”.

# cult-hero - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Remember Tomas Brolin? This is what he looks like now
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

Remember Tomas Brolin? This is what he looks like now

Dec 7th 2014, 3:09 PM 28,274 Views 20 Comments

One of the stars of the 1994 World Cup was playing in a charity match last week.