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# features - Sunday 30 August, 2020

The former Cork hurler battling on with a rare illness and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

The former Cork hurler battling on with a rare illness and more of the week's best sportswriting

Aug 30th 2020, 8:30 AM 21,873 Views 3 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle in to some of our favourite pieces from the last seven days.

# features - Saturday 28 March, 2020

A year on from Solskjaer appointment, United still have a lot of room to improve
# Job Anniversary
From The42
# Job Anniversary

A year on from Solskjaer appointment, United still have a lot of room to improve

Mar 28th 2020, 12:12 PM 5,390 Views 13 Comments

A lack of clean sheets and a low ratio of converted chances underline the struggles Manchester united have endured over the course of the last 12 months.

# features - Saturday 21 March, 2020

NFL free agency winners and losers: Improvements in Indy, Bucs wrong to bet on Brady
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

NFL free agency winners and losers: Improvements in Indy, Bucs wrong to bet on Brady

Mar 21st 2020, 3:26 PM 8,231 Views 8 Comments

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made the splash signing of Tom Brady, but they are not among the winners from free agency.

# features - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'We can’t just sit on our laurels': Ahead of Black Friday, the Irish retail industry is fighting back
# Features
From Business ETC
# Features

'We can’t just sit on our laurels': Ahead of Black Friday, the Irish retail industry is fighting back

Nov 23rd 2019, 1:00 AM 1,198 Views 0 Comments

In an evolving market, companies are turning to a bricks-and-clicks approach.

# features - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Mourinho, Allegri, Ancelotti? The candidates to take over at Spurs after Pochettino's exit
# Next In
From The42
# Next In

Mourinho, Allegri, Ancelotti? The candidates to take over at Spurs after Pochettino's exit

Nov 19th 2019, 9:44 PM 8,719 Views 17 Comments

Spurs sacked Mauricio Pochettino’s this evening.

# features - Sunday 3 November, 2019

6 contenders to become the new Bayern Munich manager
# In The Frame
From The42
# In The Frame

6 contenders to become the new Bayern Munich manager

Nov 3rd 2019, 11:59 PM 23,533 Views 11 Comments

The Bundesliga club are searching for a new head coach after Niko Kovac departed.

# features - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Manchester United v Liverpool: The memorable Premier League meetings in their storied rivalry
# Best Of Enemies
From The42
# Best Of Enemies

Manchester United v Liverpool: The memorable Premier League meetings in their storied rivalry

Oct 19th 2019, 10:33 AM 6,590 Views 19 Comments

The heavyweight clubs have served up a few treats in the Premier League era, even if recent meetings have been mostly forgettable.

# features - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Hazard makes bright debut cameo as Madrid lift early pressure on Zidane
# Hola
From The42
# Hola

Hazard makes bright debut cameo as Madrid lift early pressure on Zidane

Sep 14th 2019, 3:21 PM 5,542 Views 0 Comments

Madrid almost squandered a three-goal lead, but the Belgian’s debut offered cause for optimism.

# features - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Keeping up with the big guys - how ADAPT is reimagining digital technology
# Features
From Business ETC
# Features

Keeping up with the big guys - how ADAPT is reimagining digital technology

Aug 24th 2019, 1:00 AM 687 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin-based research centre is looking at changes in the way that people communicate.

# features - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Cheika prepared to leap before he’s pushed after World Cup
# Win Or Bust
From The42
# Win Or Bust

Cheika prepared to leap before he’s pushed after World Cup

Jul 20th 2019, 1:10 PM 8,599 Views 1 Comment

Australia endured a miserable 2018 and there is no room for error in a World Cup year. But can their mixed bag of a squad succeed?

# features - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Horn: Crawford will state pound-for-pound case against Khan
# Legacy
From The42
# Legacy

Horn: Crawford will state pound-for-pound case against Khan

Apr 20th 2019, 10:48 AM 6,103 Views 17 Comments

The WBO welterweight title holder gets a chance to impress against another former world champion.

# features - Friday 15 February, 2019

'I highly doubt he'll remember playing against me': Newport star Amond ready for reunion with City's Otamendi
# Familiar Faces
From The42
# Familiar Faces

'I highly doubt he'll remember playing against me': Newport star Amond ready for reunion with City's Otamendi

Feb 15th 2019, 2:18 PM 7,981 Views 4 Comments

The Carlow native’s FA Cup goals have made him the toast of Newport.

# features - Monday 10 December, 2018

Champions League permutations: How Inter, PSG and Liverpool can progress
# Euro Vision
From The42
# Euro Vision

Champions League permutations: How Inter, PSG and Liverpool can progress

Dec 10th 2018, 2:27 PM 4,222 Views 0 Comments

Several top sides face an anxious final Champions League matchweek as they look to move into the last 16.

# features - Monday 5 November, 2018

Rafael Nadal confirms that his season is over as he's set to undergo surgery
# Downer
From The42
# Downer

Rafael Nadal confirms that his season is over as he's set to undergo surgery

Nov 5th 2018, 5:50 PM 3,520 Views 1 Comment

The Spaniard has withdrawn from the ATP Finals.

# features - Saturday 14 July, 2018

How refugee Modric rose to rule Russia 2018
# Journey
From The42
# Journey

How refugee Modric rose to rule Russia 2018

Jul 14th 2018, 10:23 AM 14,256 Views 15 Comments

From war-torn Zadar to the World Cup final, Luka Modric has turned making the difficult look easy into a habit of a lifetime.

# features - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Unbeatable? NBA champions Warriors add All-Star center Cousins
# Blame It On The Boogie
From The42
# Blame It On The Boogie

Unbeatable? NBA champions Warriors add All-Star center Cousins

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:49 AM 5,516 Views 10 Comments

The reported addition of DeMarcus Cousins makes NBA champions the Golden State Warriors even stronger.

# features - Friday 20 April, 2018

Vieira to Henry: Arsene Wenger's best signings at Arsenal From The42

Vieira to Henry: Arsene Wenger's best signings at Arsenal

Apr 20th 2018, 11:40 AM 7,500 Views 13 Comments

Pascal Cygan doesn’t make the cut.

# features - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

One year after being a virtual unknown, the French teenager who has taken European football by storm
# Prodigy
From The42
# Prodigy

One year after being a virtual unknown, the French teenager who has taken European football by storm

Dec 20th 2017, 10:50 AM 8,076 Views 3 Comments

Kylian Mbappe celebrates his 19th birthday today.

# features - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Another false dawn or the return of the king? Tiger aims to rise at Hero World Challenge
# Tiger Balm
From The42
# Tiger Balm

Another false dawn or the return of the king? Tiger aims to rise at Hero World Challenge

Nov 28th 2017, 3:42 PM 3,158 Views 3 Comments

For the second year in succession, an invitational event in The Bahamas will bear witness to Tiger Woods’ latest comeback attempt.

# features - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Was Sunderland a blip? The stats behind David Moyes' managerial career
# Performance Review
From The42
# Performance Review

Was Sunderland a blip? The stats behind David Moyes' managerial career

Nov 7th 2017, 12:46 PM 4,831 Views 4 Comments

West Ham have confirmed the appointment of the Scot as their new manager. Here, we look at his career in numbers.

# features - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

World Series preview: Little to separate Dodgers and Astros ahead of Game 1
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

World Series preview: Little to separate Dodgers and Astros ahead of Game 1

Oct 24th 2017, 2:29 PM 1,929 Views 5 Comments

The Dodgers and Astros will start their World Series match-up tonight.

# features - Friday 4 August, 2017

Dybala, Coutinho or Dembele – who could replace Neymar at Barca?
# Nou Guy
From The42
# Nou Guy

Dybala, Coutinho or Dembele – who could replace Neymar at Barca?

Aug 4th 2017, 10:52 AM 7,318 Views 10 Comments

Nou Camp chiefs have a job on their hands.

# features - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Messi at 30: From the Champions League to the World Cup - 10 of his best goals
# Birthday Boy
From The42
# Birthday Boy

Messi at 30: From the Champions League to the World Cup - 10 of his best goals

Jun 24th 2017, 3:33 PM 7,364 Views 9 Comments

As Lionel Messi celebrates his 30th birthday, we look back at the best goals of the Barcelona and Argentina superstar’s career.

Messi turns 30: Leo or Cristiano? Cherish them both as time waits for no one
# Birthday Boy
From The42
# Birthday Boy

Messi turns 30: Leo or Cristiano? Cherish them both as time waits for no one

Jun 24th 2017, 11:14 AM 3,852 Views 10 Comments

‘You are alive in the time of Messi and Ronaldo and should cherish both of them while you still can.’

# features - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'Do you think he should answer questions about issues outside the game?'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'Do you think he should answer questions about issues outside the game?'

Jun 22nd 2017, 9:50 AM 3,689 Views 9 Comments

Ronaldo again refused to answer questions following his nation’s 1-0 defeat of Russia in the Confederations Cup

# features - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Warburton learned of Lions honour in supermarket car park
# Mane Man
From The42
# Mane Man

Warburton learned of Lions honour in supermarket car park

Apr 19th 2017, 1:12 PM 10,057 Views 15 Comments

For the second British and Irish Lions tour running, Sam Warburton has been named captain.

# features - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: The tragic death of a dystopian
# 7 Deadly Reads
# 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The tragic death of a dystopian

Apr 9th 2017, 9:00 AM 22,600 Views 0 Comments

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# features - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Deja vu or a major breakthrough? Opportunity knocks for Garcia
# Olé!
From The42
# Olé!

Deja vu or a major breakthrough? Opportunity knocks for Garcia

Apr 8th 2017, 10:00 AM 3,151 Views 4 Comments

Sergio Garcia has suffered his share of heartbreaks, but victory at the Masters would be particularly significant at Augusta this weekend.

# features - Saturday 25 February, 2017

The psychology behind Claudio Ranieri and Leicester's astonishing fall from grace
# Heroes To Zeroes
From The42
# Heroes To Zeroes

The psychology behind Claudio Ranieri and Leicester's astonishing fall from grace

Feb 25th 2017, 7:01 AM 13,130 Views 10 Comments

The Foxes earlier this week acted on a dire run of form by sacking their much-loved Italian manager.

# features - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Better at Old Trafford, prolific against Arsenal - Rooney's record by the numbers
# Number Crunching
From The42
# Number Crunching

Better at Old Trafford, prolific against Arsenal - Rooney's record by the numbers

Jan 21st 2017, 6:29 PM 7,449 Views 12 Comments

Opta’s stats make for interesting reading.

# features - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Inspired by Mario Balotelli, the team defying doubters at the top of the French league
# A True Underdog Story
From The42
# A True Underdog Story

Inspired by Mario Balotelli, the team defying doubters at the top of the French league

Dec 25th 2016, 11:01 AM 6,725 Views 2 Comments

Nice’s ascension is a result of successful gambles on players and astute coaching appointments.

# features - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Kelechi Iheanacho shines but Guardiola's concerns at City lie deeper
# Aguero Suspension
From The42
# Aguero Suspension

Kelechi Iheanacho shines but Guardiola's concerns at City lie deeper

Dec 7th 2016, 7:00 AM 3,892 Views 8 Comments

Iheanacho can fill the void left by Sergio Aguero’s ban but there is plenty more to worry the Manchester City boss.

# features - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Zidane and Luis Enrique tangled in identity politics
# El Clasico
From The42
# El Clasico

Zidane and Luis Enrique tangled in identity politics

Nov 30th 2016, 10:59 AM 6,839 Views 2 Comments

Claims of Real Madrid becoming more like Barcelona or vice-versa are inevitable in a rivalry that sustains two footballing superpowers.

# features - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Possession masters, but 5th in the league: The stats from Klopp's first year at Liverpool
# Anniversary
From The42
# Anniversary

Possession masters, but 5th in the league: The stats from Klopp's first year at Liverpool

Oct 8th 2016, 4:58 PM 6,169 Views 6 Comments

With the help of Opta data, we take a look at some of the most remarkable numbers from the German’s Premier League career thus far.

# features - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

One man, one club, one legend: the numbers behind Totti's glorious career as he turns 40
# The Emperor Of Rome
From The42
# The Emperor Of Rome

One man, one club, one legend: the numbers behind Totti's glorious career as he turns 40

Sep 27th 2016, 11:21 AM 7,701 Views 6 Comments

Clubs and players have been paying tribute to the striker.

# features - Saturday 13 August, 2016

How much do you really know about your phone?*
# Know It All
# Know It All

How much do you really know about your phone?*

Aug 13th 2016, 8:30 PM 26,881 Views 17 Comments

*Not your phone specifically, but the features that make it what it is.

# features - Thursday 11 August, 2016

The Premier League relegation scrap: Boro the best of the newbies, can Moyes save Sunderland?
# Race To The Bottom
From The42
# Race To The Bottom

The Premier League relegation scrap: Boro the best of the newbies, can Moyes save Sunderland?

Aug 11th 2016, 12:24 PM 4,239 Views 18 Comments

We run through the candidates for the drop as the battle to stay among the money-spinning elite gets tougher than ever.

# features - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

The stats that show why Man City paid €58 million Stones
# Promise
From The42
# Promise

The stats that show why Man City paid €58 million Stones

Aug 9th 2016, 7:28 PM 9,038 Views 17 Comments

With Opta’s help, a look at some of the stats that show why Manchester City have made the youngster England’s most expensive defender.

# features - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Ronaldo and Bale showed each other the respect they deserve after the final whistle tonight
# Best Of Enemies
From The42
# Best Of Enemies

Ronaldo and Bale showed each other the respect they deserve after the final whistle tonight

Jul 6th 2016, 11:57 PM 9,787 Views 6 Comments

Much has been made of the pair’s rivalry, but their post-match actions suggested there were no personal problems between the two.

# features - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Wimbledon 2016: Defending champions in contrasting positions
# Sw19
From The42
# Sw19

Wimbledon 2016: Defending champions in contrasting positions

Jun 25th 2016, 12:40 PM 6,194 Views 3 Comments

The men’s world number one has never been more dominant, but Serena Williams will hold no grand slam titles if she is beaten at Wimbledon.

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