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# legend - Monday 16 May, 2022

Chiellini says goodbye to Juve fans as last-gasp Lazio make Europa League
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# Legend

Chiellini says goodbye to Juve fans as last-gasp Lazio make Europa League

May 16th 2022, 11:07 PM 7,847 Views 0 Comments

The defender is leaving Juve after 18 years at the Turin club.

# legend - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Pele leaves hospital after colon cancer treatment
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# Legend

Pele leaves hospital after colon cancer treatment

Apr 21st 2022, 9:21 PM 2,053 Views 1 Comment

The 81-year-old is ‘in a good and stable clinical condition.’

# legend - Monday 4 April, 2022

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89
# Legend
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# Legend

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89

Apr 4th 2022, 8:25 PM 5,817 Views 1 Comment

He was once crowned the honorary bantamweight champion of Germany after beating the country’s three previous title-holders inside 12 months.

# legend - Monday 28 March, 2022

'It was a really special moment for us as a squad to have Brian in'
# Learning From The Best
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# Learning From The Best

'It was a really special moment for us as a squad to have Brian in'

Updated Mar 28th 2022, 12:10 PM 24,367 Views 2 Comments

Ireland and Leinster legend O’Driscoll was a welcome visitor to camp ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations opener.

# legend - Sunday 27 March, 2022

'Everything Michael has done for the club is why we're where we're at' - 40 in-a-row and out
# End Of An Era
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# End Of An Era

'Everything Michael has done for the club is why we're where we're at' - 40 in-a-row and out

Mar 27th 2022, 7:15 AM 15,878 Views 0 Comments

Michael Ryan has stepped down as Ballymacarbry ladies football manager.

# legend - Thursday 24 March, 2022

'She was The Name I knew growing up and to be coached by her is really exciting'
# Briggsy
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# Briggsy

'She was The Name I knew growing up and to be coached by her is really exciting'

Mar 24th 2022, 7:30 PM 4,880 Views 1 Comment

Niamh Briggs has made a big impression in the Ireland coaching set-up thus far.

# legend - Friday 18 March, 2022

The life and death of a Derry hero
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From The42
# Legend

The life and death of a Derry hero

Mar 18th 2022, 8:00 AM 25,212 Views 1 Comment

Remembering former club captain Ryan McBride, five years on from his tragic passing.

# legend - Friday 11 March, 2022

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 8:53 AM 32,585 Views 2 Comments

Jamison Gibson-Park discusses his half-back partnership with Ireland captain Johnny Sexton.

# legend - Thursday 10 March, 2022

'Open door' for Scott Brown at Celtic after leaving Aberdeen
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

'Open door' for Scott Brown at Celtic after leaving Aberdeen

Mar 10th 2022, 3:52 PM 8,277 Views 2 Comments

The 36-year-old left the Parkhead club last summer.

# legend - Friday 4 March, 2022

'One of the best days of our lives' - Brazil great Roberto Carlos scores for English pub team
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

'One of the best days of our lives' - Brazil great Roberto Carlos scores for English pub team

Mar 4th 2022, 11:22 PM 12,334 Views 4 Comments

The 48-year-old retired full-back appeared for Bull in the Barne United in the village of Hanwood, near Shrewsbury.

# legend - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

World Cup-winner Roberto Carlos set to line out for Sunday League team
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

World Cup-winner Roberto Carlos set to line out for Sunday League team

Feb 1st 2022, 9:43 PM 10,642 Views 3 Comments

The raffle also saw East Sussex team Pevensey and Westham land the services of former England forward Eni Aluko for one fixture.

Sports world hails the 'G.O.A.T'
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From The42
# Legend

Sports world hails the 'G.O.A.T'

Feb 1st 2022, 9:23 PM 7,789 Views 13 Comments

Tom Brady was praised by Peyton Manning and Harry Kane among others.

# legend - Thursday 30 December, 2021

‘Farewell to The Master’: TG4 documentary tells the extraordinary story of a Cork GAA legend
# An Máistir
From The42
# An Máistir

‘Farewell to The Master’: TG4 documentary tells the extraordinary story of a Cork GAA legend

Dec 30th 2021, 9:00 AM 6,915 Views 1 Comment

Éamonn Ryan’s family and former players share their personal recollections in the new film, which airs tonight.

# legend - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

38-year-old Dani Alves returns as Boca beat Barcelona in Maradona Cup
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# Legend

38-year-old Dani Alves returns as Boca beat Barcelona in Maradona Cup

Dec 14th 2021, 10:00 PM 7,848 Views 0 Comments

The Argentines claimed the trophy after prevailing 4-2 in a penalty shootout.

# legend - Monday 13 December, 2021

Ex-Japan international 'King Kazu' eager to play on at 54
# Like A Fine Wine
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# Like A Fine Wine

Ex-Japan international 'King Kazu' eager to play on at 54

Dec 13th 2021, 3:15 PM 8,122 Views 6 Comments

Kazuyoshi Miura said he ‘still has the passion’ to continue his career

# legend - Friday 10 December, 2021

Joe Canning appointed as selector for Galway's minor hurlers
# Next Stage
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# Next Stage

Joe Canning appointed as selector for Galway's minor hurlers

Dec 10th 2021, 4:50 PM 8,274 Views 4 Comments

The 33-year-old retired from inter-county hurling earlier this year after a distinguished playing career.

# legend - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Mayo great Colm Boyle retires after 14-year career
# Green And Red
From The42
# Green And Red

Mayo great Colm Boyle retires after 14-year career

Nov 23rd 2021, 12:00 PM 17,718 Views 10 Comments

The Davitts man made his debut in 2008.

# legend - Monday 22 November, 2021

Ireland rugby great Ray McLoughlin passes away
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Ireland rugby great Ray McLoughlin passes away

Nov 22nd 2021, 10:27 PM 8,079 Views 8 Comments

McLoughlin was the first Connacht player to represent the Lions.

'Absolutely terrible' to more cup success - every title lift gets better for Wexford's iconic captain
# Legend
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# Legend

'Absolutely terrible' to more cup success - every title lift gets better for Wexford's iconic captain

Nov 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 3,123 Views 0 Comments

Kylie Murphy was raw, honest, and straight-talking as ever after yesterday’s FAI Cup final.

# legend - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Celtic legend and 'Lisbon Lion' Auld dies at 83
# RIP
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# RIP

Celtic legend and 'Lisbon Lion' Auld dies at 83

Nov 14th 2021, 8:43 PM 6,797 Views 4 Comments

The midfielder scored 85 goals in 283 appearances over two spells for the Hoops.

# legend - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

With 233 caps to her name, Brazil legend Formiga to retire from international football aged 43
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

With 233 caps to her name, Brazil legend Formiga to retire from international football aged 43

Nov 10th 2021, 12:24 PM 3,813 Views 0 Comments

The indefatigable midfielder is the only footballer in either the men’s or women’s game to play in seven World Cups.

# legend - Monday 18 October, 2021

Ireland legend Colvin retires after 13 years and 206 caps
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Ireland legend Colvin retires after 13 years and 206 caps

Oct 18th 2021, 2:30 PM 3,558 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old has confirmed she is calling it a day.

# legend - Saturday 16 October, 2021

'Once you turn up to Shannon, you know Anthony's memory will always be alive'
# Axel
From The42
# Axel

'Once you turn up to Shannon, you know Anthony's memory will always be alive'

Oct 16th 2021, 8:00 AM 21,364 Views 3 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of Anthony Foley’s passing, The42 explores his love for Shannon RFC.

# legend - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Munster legend Leamy takes next step in coaching career with Leinster
# Competitor
From The42
# Competitor

Munster legend Leamy takes next step in coaching career with Leinster

Oct 6th 2021, 5:30 AM 4,004 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old turned to coaching after his enforced retirement from playing in 2012.

# legend - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Croatian World Cup hero retires from football
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Croatian World Cup hero retires from football

Sep 4th 2021, 1:50 PM 11,801 Views 2 Comments

Mario Mandzukic famously scored the winning goal against England in the semi-finals.

# legend - Sunday 22 August, 2021

"She said, ‘I’m not going to leave Kilkenny camogie down.’ That sums her up"
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

"She said, ‘I’m not going to leave Kilkenny camogie down.’ That sums her up"

Aug 22nd 2021, 1:58 PM 8,804 Views 1 Comment

Anne Dalton was a shock inclusion in the Kilkenny squad that progressed to the All-Ireland senior camogie championship semi-final on Saturday.

# legend - Monday 16 August, 2021

Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39
# Calling Time
From The42
# Calling Time

Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39

Aug 16th 2021, 5:57 PM 4,573 Views 3 Comments

The two-time World Player of the Year will line out for her country in upcoming friendlies and play the remainder of the club season with NJ/NY Gotham FC.

# legend - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Wexford Youths captain's stunning form recognised with Player of the Month award
# Super Skipper
From The42
# Super Skipper

Wexford Youths captain's stunning form recognised with Player of the Month award

Aug 5th 2021, 1:54 PM 1,970 Views 0 Comments

Kylie Murphy has kept her side in the title race with four goals in six wins.

# legend - Thursday 15 July, 2021

'I don't think Ann is ever going to be able to walk away from Kilkenny camogie'
# Legend
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# Legend

'I don't think Ann is ever going to be able to walk away from Kilkenny camogie'

Jul 15th 2021, 6:20 PM 4,775 Views 0 Comments

12-time All-Ireland winner Ann Downey was at the helm for their All-Ireland success in 2016.

# legend - Monday 5 July, 2021

'If it was any other sport, you’d be shouting, singing, and dancing about it constantly. But it's Para sport'
# Goldsmyth
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# Goldsmyth

'If it was any other sport, you’d be shouting, singing, and dancing about it constantly. But it's Para sport'

Jul 5th 2021, 6:17 PM 5,529 Views 0 Comments

The fastest Paralympian on the planet, Jason Smyth isn’t thinking about anything but gold at Tokyo 2020.

# legend - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Eight-time All-Ireland winner Cian O'Sullivan announces retirement due to injury
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Eight-time All-Ireland winner Cian O'Sullivan announces retirement due to injury

Jun 27th 2021, 4:01 PM 12,415 Views 9 Comments

The 33-year-old says his body can no longer meet the demands of competitive football. He retires as one of the most decorated players of all time.

# legend - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

After nearly 2 decades and 10 Serie A titles, 43-year-old Gianluigi Buffon set to quit Juventus
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

After nearly 2 decades and 10 Serie A titles, 43-year-old Gianluigi Buffon set to quit Juventus

May 11th 2021, 3:32 PM 7,597 Views 2 Comments

The goalkeeper is an iconic figure in Italian football.

# legend - Monday 19 April, 2021

Stalwart Keaney retires from Dublin duty 20 years after his debut
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Stalwart Keaney retires from Dublin duty 20 years after his debut

Apr 19th 2021, 9:11 AM 8,483 Views 12 Comments

Conal Keaney has announced his inter-county retirement for the second time.

# legend - Thursday 25 March, 2021

After 14 years and 22 trophies, Scott Brown to leave Celtic
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

After 14 years and 22 trophies, Scott Brown to leave Celtic

Mar 25th 2021, 4:21 PM 9,772 Views 13 Comments

The midfielder has signed a pre-contract agreement with Aberdeen.

# legend - Monday 8 March, 2021

Talk of an imminent return to Liverpool for Steven Gerrard rejected
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Talk of an imminent return to Liverpool for Steven Gerrard rejected

Mar 8th 2021, 2:06 PM 8,340 Views 15 Comments

Former Rangers chairman Dave King reckons there is zero chance of it happening.

# legend - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Liverpool and Scotland great Ian St John dies aged 82 following illness
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Liverpool and Scotland great Ian St John dies aged 82 following illness

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:37 AM 6,258 Views 8 Comments

St John “passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside” on Monday evening.

# legend - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Facing The Master: The brilliance of Eamonn Ryan - by those who tried to beat him
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From The42
# Legend

Facing The Master: The brilliance of Eamonn Ryan - by those who tried to beat him

Feb 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 21,933 Views 3 Comments

An insight into coming up against the legendary Cork coach on the one-month anniversary of his death.

# legend - Friday 15 January, 2021

Cats legend Paul Murphy announces retirement from inter-county game
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Cats legend Paul Murphy announces retirement from inter-county game

Jan 15th 2021, 8:47 AM 6,940 Views 8 Comments

The defender won four All-Irelands in a glittering career.

# legend - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Pep Guardiola dedicates Manchester City’s semi-final win to Colin Bell
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Pep Guardiola dedicates Manchester City’s semi-final win to Colin Bell

Jan 7th 2021, 10:38 AM 3,197 Views 1 Comment

City great Bell died at the age of 74 on Tuesday after a short illness.

# legend - Monday 28 December, 2020

Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career
# Goat
From The42
# Goat

Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career

Dec 28th 2020, 9:06 AM 3,973 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old has undergone two operations on his right knee in 2020.

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