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Good news, Ireland fans! Uefa are confident of an extra World Cup place for European nations
# Road To Qatar
From The42
# Road To Qatar

Good news, Ireland fans! Uefa are confident of an extra World Cup place for European nations

Mar 23rd 2015, 5:40 PM 4,326 Views 2 Comments

We’ve always liked Gianni.

Everton concede 5 as last remaining English club crashes out of Europe
# Unstuck
From The42
# Unstuck

Everton concede 5 as last remaining English club crashes out of Europe

Mar 19th 2015, 8:25 PM 13,984 Views 38 Comments

Dynamo Kiev overturned a first-leg deficit to beat the Toffees 6-4 on aggregate in the Europa League’s last 16.

Can the hero of 'Moneyball' make a successful transition from baseball to soccer?
# Transition
From The42
# Transition

Can the hero of 'Moneyball' make a successful transition from baseball to soccer?

Mar 18th 2015, 12:10 AM 7,757 Views 8 Comments

The club’s front office has heavy American ties and has turned to the Oakland Athletics’ general manager to help out.

'World's worst team' one step closer to World Cup qualification
# Unbelievable Jeff
From The42
# Unbelievable Jeff

'World's worst team' one step closer to World Cup qualification

Mar 17th 2015, 2:48 PM 9,411 Views 5 Comments

Bhutan’s journey continued on Tuesday as they moved past Sri Lanka 3-1 on aggregate.

Ibrahimovic: I did not mean to insult France or the French
# International Incident
From The42
# International Incident

Ibrahimovic: I did not mean to insult France or the French

Mar 16th 2015, 3:26 PM 5,302 Views 5 Comments

“I talked football and nothing else. I lost the game, and I accept it but I do not agree when the referee does not follow the rules.”

Ancelotti defends Ronaldo after bizarre reaction to Bale goal
# Explanation
From The42
# Explanation

Ancelotti defends Ronaldo after bizarre reaction to Bale goal

Mar 16th 2015, 7:30 AM 14,808 Views 0 Comments

Tha attacker was “lively”, according to the Italian manager.

Lukaku inspires Everton's Europa League comeback against Kiev
# Report
From The42
# Report

Lukaku inspires Everton's Europa League comeback against Kiev

Mar 12th 2015, 10:21 PM 5,078 Views 3 Comments

The Toffees came from behind to defeat Dynamo 2-1.

Chelsea can't buy me with ticket, says racism victim
# Stance
From The42
# Stance

Chelsea can't buy me with ticket, says racism victim

Mar 11th 2015, 2:02 PM 4,121 Views 10 Comments

The man denied access to the Paris Metro by a group of the club’s fans would never consider attending their clash with PSG.

Robbie Keane set for 'a few more years' with LA Galaxy
# Going Nowhere
From The42
# Going Nowhere

Robbie Keane set for 'a few more years' with LA Galaxy

Mar 10th 2015, 7:01 PM 5,095 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland striker picked up where he left off in 2014 at the weekend

Borussia Dortmund's dynamic duo bring the fun back with Batman & Robin celebration
# Holy Bundesliga Batman!
From The42
# Holy Bundesliga Batman!

Borussia Dortmund's dynamic duo bring the fun back with Batman & Robin celebration

Mar 1st 2015, 9:09 AM 5,468 Views 2 Comments

Marco Reus and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dressed up as the caped crusaders in yesterday’s win over Schalke.

Luis Enrique laments English 'campaign' over Suarez amid fresh biting allegations
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Luis Enrique laments English 'campaign' over Suarez amid fresh biting allegations

Feb 28th 2015, 3:22 PM 8,901 Views 8 Comments

“We have seen these kind of campaigns against players, president, supporters.”

One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he's coming out of retirement
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he's coming out of retirement

Feb 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 10,148 Views 13 Comments

The 38-year-old hung up his boots in 2011, but has been tempted into a return.

Paris Metro racism victim wants perpetrators 'locked up'
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

Paris Metro racism victim wants perpetrators 'locked up'

Feb 19th 2015, 10:34 AM 4,985 Views 15 Comments

‘You know, I live with racism; I wasn’t really surprised at what happened to me, even if it was the first time in the Metro.’

Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw
# High Praise
From The42
# High Praise

Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw

Feb 17th 2015, 11:22 PM 7,443 Views 0 Comments

The manager was pleased following the UEFA Champions League clash in Paris.

Ruthless Atletico trash Real in fiery Madrid Derby
# Trashed
From The42
# Trashed

Ruthless Atletico trash Real in fiery Madrid Derby

Feb 7th 2015, 5:17 PM 13,293 Views 12 Comments

A stunning 4-0 win over bitter rivals and La Liga pacesetters Real Madrid reignited Atletico Madrid’s title defence in glorious fashion.

Rod Fanni joins the list of people who would like to punch Zlatan
# Dare To Zlatan
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

Rod Fanni joins the list of people who would like to punch Zlatan

Feb 6th 2015, 8:56 AM 5,624 Views 5 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has drawn the ire of Marseille’s Rod Fanni, who says he has often wanted to punch the Paris Saint-Germain striker.

Anderson blames injuries, not being a bit rubbish, for the end of his United career
# New Beginnings
From The42
# New Beginnings

Anderson blames injuries, not being a bit rubbish, for the end of his United career

Feb 4th 2015, 8:13 AM 4,840 Views 12 Comments

The Brazilian believes he came back from injury too soon.

Here's the stupid amount of money Manchester United would have to pay to re-sign Ronaldo
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

Here's the stupid amount of money Manchester United would have to pay to re-sign Ronaldo

Feb 3rd 2015, 6:21 PM 10,209 Views 11 Comments

They won’t find it down the back of the couch.

A Jordanian prince, a Dutchman and Luis Figo will take on Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

A Jordanian prince, a Dutchman and Luis Figo will take on Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency

Feb 2nd 2015, 11:20 AM 3,723 Views 4 Comments

Football’s world governing body announced the four candidates today.

Rapid fire Barca best Villarreal to keep pace with Real
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Rapid fire Barca best Villarreal to keep pace with Real

Feb 1st 2015, 10:50 PM 4,097 Views 1 Comment

Two goals in three minutes helped the Catalan side to a 3-2 win.

Bale rubbishes talk of United move and rift with Ronaldo
# No Go
From The42
# No Go

Bale rubbishes talk of United move and rift with Ronaldo

Jan 28th 2015, 7:57 AM 4,853 Views 6 Comments

The Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has no plans to move to Old Trafford.

Manchester United climb to second on football's rich list despite missing out on the Champions League
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

Manchester United climb to second on football's rich list despite missing out on the Champions League

Jan 22nd 2015, 8:30 AM 6,046 Views 35 Comments

Real Madrid continue to rule European football, however.

Champagne: Ginola's Fifa campaign is a joke
# Having A Pop
From The42
# Having A Pop

Champagne: Ginola's Fifa campaign is a joke

Jan 22nd 2015, 7:59 AM 4,083 Views 1 Comment

The former Newcastle player’s presidential campaign has been dismissed as a stunt by one rival.

After failing to make an impression at Anfield, Suso has left Anfield for AC Milan
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

After failing to make an impression at Anfield, Suso has left Anfield for AC Milan

Jan 17th 2015, 10:20 AM 5,683 Views 11 Comments

He made just 21 appearances in four years for the Reds.

Thomas Müller thinks Bayern Munich's training is tougher than Bundesliga matches
# Fierce
From The42
# Fierce

Thomas Müller thinks Bayern Munich's training is tougher than Bundesliga matches

Jan 16th 2015, 9:35 AM 5,619 Views 4 Comments

The German international has suggested the club’s sessions often offer a more difficult test than league games.

Ronaldo urges Real Madrid fans to back Gareth Bale
# Support
From The42
# Support

Ronaldo urges Real Madrid fans to back Gareth Bale

Jan 13th 2015, 3:33 PM 5,421 Views 4 Comments

The Welshman came under criticism during Real’s 3-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday.

Ancelotti rubbishes crisis talk after Real Madrid suffer back-to-back defeats
# Overreaction
From The42
# Overreaction

Ancelotti rubbishes crisis talk after Real Madrid suffer back-to-back defeats

Jan 8th 2015, 7:30 AM 3,688 Views 6 Comments

The Italian has watched his side’s winning streak come to an abrupt end with losses to Valencia and Atletico Madrid.

Barca backroom turmoil as Zubizarreta and Puyol exit the Nou Camp
# Mes Que Une Club
From The42
# Mes Que Une Club

Barca backroom turmoil as Zubizarreta and Puyol exit the Nou Camp

Jan 5th 2015, 6:38 PM 10,850 Views 4 Comments

The ex-goalkeeper was the cub’s director of football with Puyol an assistant sports director.

David Moyes: Beating Barca was 'similar to the early days at Everton'
# The Moyesiah
From The42
# The Moyesiah

David Moyes: Beating Barca was 'similar to the early days at Everton'

Jan 5th 2015, 2:54 PM 5,429 Views 1 Comment

It was a big night for Moyes’ boys in San Sebastian.

Young Anzhi Makhachkala midfielder shot dead while driving home
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Young Anzhi Makhachkala midfielder shot dead while driving home

Jan 4th 2015, 2:26 PM 7,400 Views 2 Comments

20-year-old Gasan Magomedov was targeted by machine-gun fire in Russia’s North Caucasus.

Maltese club aim to give Ched Evans 'second chance' with short-term contract
# Ched Evans
From The42
# Ched Evans

Maltese club aim to give Ched Evans 'second chance' with short-term contract

Jan 3rd 2015, 10:30 AM 11,324 Views 49 Comments

Convicted rapist offered a deal by Maltese Premier League leaders Hibernians FC.

Torres set for return to Atletico Madrid on loan
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

Torres set for return to Atletico Madrid on loan

Dec 29th 2014, 9:23 AM 3,603 Views 15 Comments

An 18-month loan deal has been agreed.

Jurgen Klopp denies Dortmund departure plans
# Kloppo
From The42
# Kloppo

Jurgen Klopp denies Dortmund departure plans

Dec 19th 2014, 9:06 AM 2,656 Views 5 Comments

The German is the hipster’s choice to be Arsene Wenger’s replacement ultimately.

'Respect for Rodgers' sees Frank De Boer refuse to be drawn on Ajax exit rumours
# YESH NO GAMESHOW
From The42
# YESH NO GAMESHOW

'Respect for Rodgers' sees Frank De Boer refuse to be drawn on Ajax exit rumours

Dec 18th 2014, 5:27 PM 4,770 Views 3 Comments

‘I don’t want to talk about Liverpool. Also out of respect to Rodgers, who’s had a fantastic season and is struggling now.’

Ronaldo gets the Ancelotti death stare after failed rabona half-volley
# Audacious
From The42
# Audacious

Ronaldo gets the Ancelotti death stare after failed rabona half-volley

Dec 16th 2014, 10:32 PM 11,050 Views 3 Comments

It mattered little as Real Madrid cruised into the final of the Club World Cup with a 4-0 victory over Mexicans Cruz Azul.

Herrera denies involvement in match-fixing
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

Herrera denies involvement in match-fixing

Dec 16th 2014, 6:36 PM 2,855 Views 5 Comments

“I love football and I believe in fair play, both on and off the pitch.”

Denis Law thinks Ronaldo and Messi should share the Ballon d'Or
# Inseparable
From The42
# Inseparable

Denis Law thinks Ronaldo and Messi should share the Ballon d'Or

Dec 13th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,392 Views 7 Comments

The United legend can’t separate the two superstars.

'Sometimes change is good for everybody': Robbie Keane hints at Galaxy departure
# ESCAPE FROM LA
From The42
# ESCAPE FROM LA

'Sometimes change is good for everybody': Robbie Keane hints at Galaxy departure

Dec 10th 2014, 8:31 AM 4,399 Views 9 Comments

The skipper is planning his next chapter.

Owen Coyle looks set to take over an MLS club
# Texas Bound
From The42
# Texas Bound

Owen Coyle looks set to take over an MLS club

Dec 6th 2014, 11:22 AM 4,190 Views 1 Comment

Former Ireland international Coyle is in talks with Houston Dynamo.

Spanish clubs considering partial stadium closures to tackle ultras after death of fan
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

Spanish clubs considering partial stadium closures to tackle ultras after death of fan

Dec 2nd 2014, 12:10 AM 3,871 Views 4 Comments

The 43-year-old father of one passed away having had a heart attack after a clash between supporters on Sunday.