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Liverpool outcast returns to Celta after failing to impress Sevilla
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Liverpool outcast returns to Celta after failing to impress Sevilla

Jun 13th 2015, 4:44 PM 5,808 Views 4 Comments

Sevilla and Celta Vigo have agreed a deal to take Iago Aspas back to Balaidos.

FIFA's communications chief steps down in wake of TV joke about Blatter and co
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

FIFA's communications chief steps down in wake of TV joke about Blatter and co

Jun 11th 2015, 2:04 PM 20,057 Views 18 Comments

“The Fifa president, secretary general and communications director are all travelling in a car. Who’s driving? The police.”

13 key stats from last night's Champions League final
# Fyi
From The42
# Fyi

13 key stats from last night's Champions League final

Jun 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 5,719 Views 8 Comments

The key figures and statistics from Barcelona’s 3-1 UEFA Champions League final victory over Juventus.

Jack Warner threatens to implicate Sepp Blatter and Fifa
# Development
From The42
# Development

Jack Warner threatens to implicate Sepp Blatter and Fifa

Jun 4th 2015, 9:20 AM 4,807 Views 13 Comments

The indicted former official has unleashed a startling attack on the governing body.

How the football world reacted to Blatter's departure
# Reflections
From The42
# Reflections

How the football world reacted to Blatter's departure

Jun 3rd 2015, 6:00 PM 5,005 Views 1 Comment

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke was fully behind the decision, saying so in a statement on its official website.

Ronaldinho tried a Georgie Best effort but his cheeky goal was disallowed too
# Pickpocket
From The42
# Pickpocket

Ronaldinho tried a Georgie Best effort but his cheeky goal was disallowed too

Jun 1st 2015, 9:44 AM 7,396 Views 5 Comments

Brazilian hero Ronaldinho caused a stir when he tried dispossessing a goalkeeper in the Liga MX final on Sunday.

Rafa Benitez is a step closer to one of the most coveted jobs in football
# Departure
From The42
# Departure

Rafa Benitez is a step closer to one of the most coveted jobs in football

May 28th 2015, 1:16 PM 4,417 Views 18 Comments

The Spanish coach has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Carlo Ancelotti.

Man United target Otamendi plans to force a move away from Valencia
# Wish List
From The42
# Wish List

Man United target Otamendi plans to force a move away from Valencia

May 26th 2015, 3:00 PM 5,763 Views 16 Comments

The Argentina international’s days at the club appear numbered, with the Red Devils waiting in the wings.

Rafa Benitez almost certain to return to where it all began
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Rafa Benitez almost certain to return to where it all began

May 26th 2015, 9:09 AM 5,965 Views 11 Comments

One agent believes there is a “99%” chance of it happening.

A 16-year-old prodigy made his Real Madrid first-team debut last night
# La Liga
From The42
# La Liga

A 16-year-old prodigy made his Real Madrid first-team debut last night

May 24th 2015, 3:02 PM 9,657 Views 4 Comments

Martin Odegaard expressed pride after coming on as a substitute against Getafe on Saturday.

Kevin Doyle is set for his Rapids debut versus the Whitecaps today
# American Dream
From The42
# American Dream

Kevin Doyle is set for his Rapids debut versus the Whitecaps today

May 23rd 2015, 8:59 AM 2,612 Views 4 Comments

Hon Wexford!

Neville urges United to get Bale in potential De Gea deal
# NET LOSS
From The42
# NET LOSS

Neville urges United to get Bale in potential De Gea deal

May 18th 2015, 9:59 AM 4,562 Views 5 Comments

David De Gea is reportedly a target for Real Madrid and Gary Neville believes Manchester United should exploit that to sign Gareth Bale.

Boca Juniors versus River Plate suspended after apparent tear gas attack
# Crowd Trouble
From The42
# Crowd Trouble

Boca Juniors versus River Plate suspended after apparent tear gas attack

May 15th 2015, 7:44 AM 2,381 Views 1 Comment

The Copa Libertadores last-16 second leg between Boca Juniors and River Plate was suspended after pepper spray was used on the visitors.

Young Argentinian footballer dies after colliding with concrete wall during match
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Young Argentinian footballer dies after colliding with concrete wall during match

May 15th 2015, 12:10 AM 6,335 Views 2 Comments

The Argentina Football Association (AFA) has confirmed the tragic passing of Emanuel Ortega, who passed away after suffering a head injury.

Evra warns Suarez: I'll shake your hand, but you'll feel my presence!
# Reunion
From The42
# Reunion

Evra warns Suarez: I'll shake your hand, but you'll feel my presence!

May 14th 2015, 9:31 AM 6,699 Views 52 Comments

The two players will meet again in the Champions League final on 6 June.

Duff could be set for League of Ireland stint after Melbourne adventure ends with release
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Duff could be set for League of Ireland stint after Melbourne adventure ends with release

May 13th 2015, 11:41 AM 8,201 Views 13 Comments

The former Chelsea winger had a low-key injury-hit year in the A-League.

Guardiola: Bayern didn't lose because of Messi
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Guardiola: Bayern didn't lose because of Messi

May 7th 2015, 12:31 AM 6,092 Views 3 Comments

The coach said the Barcelona star was not Munich’s sole destroyer on Wednesday.

Belgian footballer in critical condition after collapsing on the pitch
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Belgian footballer in critical condition after collapsing on the pitch

Apr 28th 2015, 3:38 PM 6,464 Views 3 Comments

Sporting Lokeren defender Gregory Mertens has been hospitalised amid reports that he suffered a cardiac arrest.

Klopp could replace Guardiola at Bayern Munich, says club president
# Managerial Roundabout
From The42
# Managerial Roundabout

Klopp could replace Guardiola at Bayern Munich, says club president

Apr 27th 2015, 6:42 PM 5,942 Views 9 Comments

Ahead of the DFB Pokal semi-final meeting tomorrow, Franz Beckenbauer has suggested outgoing Borussia Dortmund coach could one day take over at the Bundesliga champions.

Man Utd may not get Ronaldo back but Memphis Depay could well be the new one
# As Red As A Boy Can Be
From The42
# As Red As A Boy Can Be

Man Utd may not get Ronaldo back but Memphis Depay could well be the new one

Apr 21st 2015, 3:47 PM 6,789 Views 18 Comments

Ronald de Boer believes he is similar to a former Old Trafford star.

Manchester United have stepped up their pursuit of Memphis Depay... but so have PSG
# Forget Paris
From The42
# Forget Paris

Manchester United have stepped up their pursuit of Memphis Depay... but so have PSG

Apr 20th 2015, 12:33 PM 7,506 Views 28 Comments

The Dutch international has been class this season.

Bayern's doctor has resigned after being blamed for their defeat to Porto
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

Bayern's doctor has resigned after being blamed for their defeat to Porto

Apr 16th 2015, 10:27 PM 14,646 Views 26 Comments

The German side were beaten 3-1 in the UEFA Champions League last night.

The final 18 seconds of THAT match have been replayed
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

The final 18 seconds of THAT match have been replayed

Apr 10th 2015, 11:58 AM 5,531 Views 4 Comments

England’s U19s women’s team drew 2-2 with Norway on Thursday.

Ireland up in the FIFA rankings while Wales leap into highest ever position
# On The Up
From The42
# On The Up

Ireland up in the FIFA rankings while Wales leap into highest ever position

Apr 9th 2015, 3:03 PM 6,915 Views 14 Comments

The latest list has been released today, with the Boys in Green up to 62nd and Chris Coleman’s men in 22nd.

Ronaldo's staggering record continues as he reaches 300 goals in just 288 games
# Remarkable
From The42
# Remarkable

Ronaldo's staggering record continues as he reaches 300 goals in just 288 games

Apr 9th 2015, 12:02 AM 7,196 Views 8 Comments

Real Madrid are four points behind Barcelona in La Liga after Ronaldo and James Rodriguez secured a 2-0 win over Rayo Vallecano.

Luis Suarez won't be impressed with the punishment given for this footballer's 'bite'
# Outcome
From The42
# Outcome

Luis Suarez won't be impressed with the punishment given for this footballer's 'bite'

Apr 7th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,273 Views 4 Comments

Juan Arango has been punished for a bite in Monterrey’s 4-3 win over Tijuana.

Neymar can reach level of Messi and Ronaldo, says Alex Ferguson
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Neymar can reach level of Messi and Ronaldo, says Alex Ferguson

Apr 4th 2015, 12:05 AM 5,508 Views 9 Comments

“You’ll always look at clubs like Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United to produce that kind of player.”

Kompany shown red but Fellaini scores again to help Belgium pick up vital away win
# Qualifier
From The42
# Qualifier

Kompany shown red but Fellaini scores again to help Belgium pick up vital away win

Mar 31st 2015, 11:14 PM 5,702 Views 5 Comments

Marc Wilmot’s side withstood late pressure to claim a crucial 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win in Israel.

Falcao has just equalled Colombia's all-time record with 3 goals from his last 2 games
# Confidence Boost
From The42
# Confidence Boost

Falcao has just equalled Colombia's all-time record with 3 goals from his last 2 games

Mar 30th 2015, 10:20 PM 7,220 Views 6 Comments

The Manchester United striker was all smiles again as he scored in Colombia’s 3-1 win over Kuwait.

Liverpool the only English club I could play for - Suarez From The42

Liverpool the only English club I could play for - Suarez

Mar 30th 2015, 6:30 AM 4,827 Views 15 Comments

Liverpool are the only Premier League club Luis Suarez would consider playing for, the forward said on his Anfield return on Sunday.

This is how Ireland's group rivals Germany got on earlier in Georgia
# Pool Rivals
From The42
# Pool Rivals

This is how Ireland's group rivals Germany got on earlier in Georgia

Mar 29th 2015, 7:26 PM 3,910 Views 0 Comments

Germany avoided what would have been a costly slip-up in Euro 2016 qualification with a straightforward 2-0 win in Georgia.

Montenegro fan turns himself in after allegedly striking player with flare
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Montenegro fan turns himself in after allegedly striking player with flare

Mar 29th 2015, 3:42 PM 2,924 Views 1 Comment

The supporter is suspected of throwing the flare that hit Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on Friday.

16-year-old Real prodigy becomes Euro qualifiers' youngest starter ever
# Euro 2016
From The42
# Euro 2016

16-year-old Real prodigy becomes Euro qualifiers' youngest starter ever

Mar 28th 2015, 10:14 PM 11,891 Views 2 Comments

Martin Odegaard of Norway surpassed Peter Jehle of Liechtenstein.

'Manchester United should sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic'
# Wanted
From The42
# Wanted

'Manchester United should sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic'

Mar 28th 2015, 3:16 PM 10,737 Views 17 Comments

The striker would make the perfect signing for the Red Devils according to one former player.

Northern Ireland's key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Northern Ireland's key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests

Mar 28th 2015, 12:01 AM 6,375 Views 20 Comments

Michael O’Neill’s men have made a blistering start to the campaign.

Neymar lashes one past France in repeat of the '98 World Cup final
# Ou Est Zizou?
From The42
# Ou Est Zizou?

Neymar lashes one past France in repeat of the '98 World Cup final

Mar 26th 2015, 10:35 PM 6,314 Views 0 Comments

Brazil were 3-1 winners over Le Bleus in Paris tonight.

Are you watching LvG? Out-of-sorts Falcao scores twice on international duty with Colombia
# On Target
From The42
# On Target

Are you watching LvG? Out-of-sorts Falcao scores twice on international duty with Colombia

Mar 26th 2015, 10:12 PM 9,046 Views 6 Comments

It was against Bahrain, admittedly.

Ronaldo could face suspension over Clasico celebration
# Calm Down
From The42
# Calm Down

Ronaldo could face suspension over Clasico celebration

Mar 25th 2015, 8:25 AM 8,285 Views 7 Comments

Cristiano Ronaldo was unable to inspire Real Madrid to Clasico success on Sunday and he now faces punishment over his goal celebration.

Real Madrid have punished the fan who attacked Gareth Bale's car
# Crime And Punishment
From The42
# Crime And Punishment

Real Madrid have punished the fan who attacked Gareth Bale's car

Mar 24th 2015, 11:22 AM 6,726 Views 15 Comments

Jese Rodriguez was also abused as he left the complex, while Sergio Ramos confronted the fans as he departed.

Judging by this incident, it's fair to say Gareth Bale isn't very popular in Madrid right now
# Bentley Bashing
From The42
# Bentley Bashing

Judging by this incident, it's fair to say Gareth Bale isn't very popular in Madrid right now

Mar 23rd 2015, 7:22 PM 15,101 Views 41 Comments

Poor Gareth.