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# football - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

New club format in Limerick as 2020 senior hurling draw made
# Group Games
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# Group Games

New club format in Limerick as 2020 senior hurling draw made

Jun 24th 2020, 10:28 PM 6,406 Views 1 Comment

Hurling champions Patrickswell will take on Adare and Doon in their group.

# football - Friday 19 June, 2020

Neymar ordered to pay Barca €6.7m over contract dispute
# Balance Sheet
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# Balance Sheet

Neymar ordered to pay Barca €6.7m over contract dispute

Jun 19th 2020, 2:55 PM 5,728 Views 9 Comments

The Brazilian had claimed he was owed €43.6 million by his former club.

# football - Friday 5 June, 2020

Fixture details and TV schedule confirmed ahead of Premier League restart
# And It's (almost) Live!
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# And It's (almost) Live!

Fixture details and TV schedule confirmed ahead of Premier League restart

Jun 5th 2020, 12:29 PM 7,997 Views 8 Comments

The English top-flight released the fixtures for the first three match rounds of the resumed 2019/20 season.

# football - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

SPFL clubs to offer fans virtual season tickets when new season starts in August
# SPFL
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# SPFL

SPFL clubs to offer fans virtual season tickets when new season starts in August

Jun 3rd 2020, 1:40 PM 2,375 Views 7 Comments

It will enable fans to watch broadcasts of their club’s home games.

# football - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

'You realise that football needs to take the backseat' - The Ireland star whose pro dream came to a cruel halt
# Walks Like Rianna
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# Walks Like Rianna

'You realise that football needs to take the backseat' - The Ireland star whose pro dream came to a cruel halt

May 27th 2020, 9:00 PM 6,271 Views 0 Comments

Rianna Jarrett enjoyed a dream debut at Brighton, but it proved to be her only outing for the Seagulls.

# football - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Uefa chief hopes Champions League will finish by 'end of August'
# European Matters
From The42
# European Matters

Uefa chief hopes Champions League will finish by 'end of August'

May 20th 2020, 7:22 PM 2,651 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, the Serie A season finish has been pushed back to 20 August – with the new campaign to begin on 1 September.

# football - Monday 18 May, 2020

Barry Bennell charged with nine sexual offences
# Charged
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# Charged

Barry Bennell charged with nine sexual offences

May 18th 2020, 9:57 PM 5,561 Views 0 Comments

The 66-year-old former coach appeared in court by video link.

# football - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Goal-machine Haaland among the scorers as Dortmund return with 4-0 win
# Wunderbar
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# Wunderbar

Goal-machine Haaland among the scorers as Dortmund return with 4-0 win

Updated May 16th 2020, 4:30 PM 12,190 Views 15 Comments

The 19-year-old grabbed the first as the Bundesliga made its comeback.

# football - Friday 15 May, 2020

June restart for football in Russia despite rising infections
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

June restart for football in Russia despite rising infections

May 15th 2020, 1:11 PM 1,674 Views 0 Comments

There are eight rounds of fixtures remaining.

# football - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Spotlight on Faroe Islands as top flight returns to provide rare live sport
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

Spotlight on Faroe Islands as top flight returns to provide rare live sport

May 9th 2020, 8:41 PM 11,110 Views 3 Comments

Norwegian and Danish broadcasters have signed deals to show the tiny Atlantic archipelago’s Premier League, which started today.

# football - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

'It's very important to distinguish between your livelihood and your pastime' - Clare boss on GAA return
# The Choice
From The42
# The Choice

'It's very important to distinguish between your livelihood and your pastime' - Clare boss on GAA return

May 6th 2020, 10:40 PM 9,167 Views 6 Comments

Colm Collins says that the last thing he wants is for any player or their extended family to be ‘put in danger by pressure to play’ when GAA returns.

# football - Monday 4 May, 2020

Too soon to talk about Serie A, FA doesn't expect fans at matches 'any time soon'
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Too soon to talk about Serie A, FA doesn't expect fans at matches 'any time soon'

May 4th 2020, 10:52 AM 3,076 Views 0 Comments

European football is nudging towards resumption at various speeds.

# football - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Players who spit should receive yellow card due to Covid-19 risk, recommends Fifa doctor
# Unhygienic
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# Unhygienic

Players who spit should receive yellow card due to Covid-19 risk, recommends Fifa doctor

Apr 28th 2020, 11:18 AM 4,320 Views 11 Comments

Medical committee chairman Michel D’Hooghe believes bookings should be handed out to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

# football - Monday 27 April, 2020

Bundesliga could 'go under' unless campaign resumes, as Argentine season declared over
# Around The World
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# Around The World

Bundesliga could 'go under' unless campaign resumes, as Argentine season declared over

Apr 27th 2020, 10:21 PM 5,779 Views 4 Comments

Elsewhere, the Belgian league again delayed a vote on ending its season.

# football - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall
# Restart Options
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# Restart Options

Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall

Apr 23rd 2020, 12:24 PM 5,850 Views 9 Comments

St Patrick’s Athletic president Tom O’Mahony believes playing behind closed doors is not an option, however.

# football - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Gianluca Vialli receives all-clear after lengthy cancer treatment
# Recovery
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# Recovery

Gianluca Vialli receives all-clear after lengthy cancer treatment

Apr 12th 2020, 9:50 PM 8,658 Views 8 Comments

The former Chelsea and Juventus striker says he is now better.

Chelsea great Peter Bonetti dies after long illness
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Chelsea great Peter Bonetti dies after long illness

Apr 12th 2020, 4:38 PM 7,575 Views 8 Comments

He was also picked by England for the 1966 and 1970 World Cup squads.

# football - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Pogba 'hungry to come back' from injury
# Return
From The42
# Return

Pogba 'hungry to come back' from injury

Apr 11th 2020, 10:46 PM 6,832 Views 12 Comments

The Frenchman has played just eight games for Man United this season.

# football - Friday 10 April, 2020

West Ham players agree to defer wages while Moyes takes pay cut to help non-playing staff
# Helping Hand
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# Helping Hand

West Ham players agree to defer wages while Moyes takes pay cut to help non-playing staff

Apr 10th 2020, 10:35 PM 5,057 Views 4 Comments

Co-chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold and their fellow shareholders are also investing £30 million into the club.

Liverpool icon Kenny Dalglish tests positive for coronavirus
# Reds Hero
From The42
# Reds Hero

Liverpool icon Kenny Dalglish tests positive for coronavirus

Apr 10th 2020, 8:50 PM 35,054 Views 52 Comments

The 69-year-old remains asymptomatic and says he is looking forward to ‘being home soon.’

# football - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

'I want to win it this year. If that's not the case, I will accept. It's part of life' - Mane
# Complicated
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# Complicated

'I want to win it this year. If that's not the case, I will accept. It's part of life' - Mane

Apr 8th 2020, 2:01 PM 5,863 Views 10 Comments

Liverpool star Sadio Mane says he will understand if they’re denied the Premier League title.

# football - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Fifa allows transfer window movement and extension to contracts amid football shutdown
# Adjustments
From The42
# Adjustments

Fifa allows transfer window movement and extension to contracts amid football shutdown

Apr 7th 2020, 9:00 PM 2,767 Views 0 Comments

Contracts covering the 2019/20 season in England are set to expire on 30 June.

# football - Monday 6 April, 2020

Liverpool make furlough u-turn following backlash
# Statement
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# Statement

Liverpool make furlough u-turn following backlash

Apr 6th 2020, 7:13 PM 47,219 Views 148 Comments

Having been criticised for a decision to furlough some non-playing staff, Liverpool have now changed their approach.

Spurs confirm Son will complete military service during Premier League shutdown
# Mandatory
From The42
# Mandatory

Spurs confirm Son will complete military service during Premier League shutdown

Apr 6th 2020, 6:47 PM 6,634 Views 7 Comments

With the Premier League suspended indefinitely due to the spread of Covid-19, Son Heung-min will undertake his military service.

# football - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Belgian Pro League set to become first in Europe to cancel remainder of season and name champions
# Decision
From The42
# Decision

Belgian Pro League set to become first in Europe to cancel remainder of season and name champions

Apr 2nd 2020, 3:37 PM 6,875 Views 10 Comments

The decision is set to be formally validated at a General Assembly on 15 April, meaning Club Brugge would be declared champions.

# football - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Premier League accused of 'moral vacuum' as clubs cut staff wages
# Finances
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# Finances

Premier League accused of 'moral vacuum' as clubs cut staff wages

Apr 1st 2020, 9:18 PM 8,002 Views 16 Comments

MP Julian Knight says it “sticks in the throat” that footballers are earning huge salaries while non-playing staff are hit in the pocket.

# football - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Song to launch action over sacking in wage dispute
# A Sad Song
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# A Sad Song

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Song to launch action over sacking in wage dispute

Mar 29th 2020, 1:18 PM 11,554 Views 0 Comments

FC Sion announced they had dismissed Song and eight others for not agreeing to the terms of a pay-cut amid the Covid-19 crisis.

Shevchenko sees similarities between pandemic and Chernobyl disaster
# Parallels
From The42
# Parallels

Shevchenko sees similarities between pandemic and Chernobyl disaster

Mar 29th 2020, 10:29 AM 8,781 Views 2 Comments

The Ukraine coach sees similarities between the present crisis and the disaster that beset his country in 1986.

# football - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Rashford rehabbing at home and nearing full fitness ahead of prospective season run-in
# Lone Striker
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# Lone Striker

Rashford rehabbing at home and nearing full fitness ahead of prospective season run-in

Mar 28th 2020, 5:28 PM 4,707 Views 5 Comments

He has been out since mid-January but Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford says he is edging closer to a return to training.

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 5,393 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.

# football - Friday 27 March, 2020

Women's National League season to kick off in late June
# Refixed
From The42
# Refixed

Women's National League season to kick off in late June

Mar 27th 2020, 5:09 PM 1,808 Views 0 Comments

Originally scheduled to begin on 14 March, plans to start the campaign on the weekend of 28 June have been announced today.

Barcelona file claim to reduce wages of staff and players after squad allegedly refuse 70% pay cut
# Tighten The Belt
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# Tighten The Belt

Barcelona file claim to reduce wages of staff and players after squad allegedly refuse 70% pay cut

Mar 27th 2020, 9:15 AM 8,367 Views 14 Comments

Professional football in Spain can only resume when the government give the go-ahead.

# football - Thursday 26 March, 2020

FA under fire after English non-league seasons voided, but committed to completing FA Cup
# Across The Water
From The42
# Across The Water

FA under fire after English non-league seasons voided, but committed to completing FA Cup

Mar 26th 2020, 10:06 PM 5,458 Views 15 Comments

The FA Cup and Women’s FA Cup will still be completed if possible, the FA has assured.

# football - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Open thread: Which four footballers have meant most to you in your life?
# Have Your Say
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# Have Your Say

Open thread: Which four footballers have meant most to you in your life?

Mar 24th 2020, 12:06 PM 7,440 Views 68 Comments

The question has been doing the rounds on social media.

# football - Monday 23 March, 2020

Bundesliga side to resume training today despite Covid-19 pandemic
# Going Again
From The42
# Going Again

Bundesliga side to resume training today despite Covid-19 pandemic

Mar 23rd 2020, 8:21 AM 7,470 Views 2 Comments

Wolfsburg will train ‘in small groups’ through the ongoing crisis.

# football - Sunday 22 March, 2020

FA right to finish 2019-20 campaign even if we lose next season - Rooney
# Only Fair
From The42
# Only Fair

FA right to finish 2019-20 campaign even if we lose next season - Rooney

Mar 22nd 2020, 6:42 PM 7,805 Views 31 Comments

Wayne Rooney backed Liverpool as deserving Premier League winners and said the season must be completed – even at the expense of 2020-21.

Video meetings, cyber-training, frustration: life in lockdown for Europe's footballers
# Insight
From The42
# Insight

Video meetings, cyber-training, frustration: life in lockdown for Europe's footballers

Mar 22nd 2020, 2:21 PM 3,566 Views 0 Comments

‘There’s only so much Netflix you can watch.’

# football - Friday 20 March, 2020

Wilfried Zaha offers free accommodation to NHS staff
# Football
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# Football

Wilfried Zaha offers free accommodation to NHS staff

Mar 20th 2020, 9:06 PM 8,884 Views 3 Comments

The Crystal Palace star and Obi Williams co-own ZO Properties.

QUIZ: How well do you remember Croke Park's rugby and soccer days?
# Rule 42
From The42
# Rule 42

QUIZ: How well do you remember Croke Park's rugby and soccer days?

Mar 20th 2020, 3:30 PM 10,087 Views 3 Comments

10 years have passed since international rugby darkened the doors of GAA HQ.

# football - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Euro delay sees Koeman's Barcelona clause pushed back
# Blond Ambition
From The42
# Blond Ambition

Euro delay sees Koeman's Barcelona clause pushed back

Mar 18th 2020, 8:09 AM 12,153 Views 1 Comment

The club’s former assistant has revealed any return to Camp Nou will now have to wait another year.