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# looking-ahead - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

From The42 Liverpool-linked Thiago set to leave but Bayern 'cautiously optimistic' of keeping Alaba Looking Ahead

Liverpool-linked Thiago set to leave but Bayern 'cautiously optimistic' of keeping Alaba

Alcantara, 29, has long since signalled to the club that he wants to leave.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 9 August, 2020

From The42 Ranking the 8 remaining teams in the Champions League Looking Ahead

Ranking the 8 remaining teams in the Champions League

Man City, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid are among the contenders.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

From The42 Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars Looking Ahead This post contains videos

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars

The Irish side meet Eoin Morgan’s men in the first of three one-day internationals on Thursday at Southampton.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

From The42 Xavi hits out at 'unfounded criticism' of Qatar, expresses Barca ambition Looking Ahead

Xavi hits out at 'unfounded criticism' of Qatar, expresses Barca ambition

The former Spain international also said he was ‘fine’ after testing positive for coronavirus.

# looking-ahead - Friday 24 July, 2020

From The42 Details confirmed for Premier League 2020-21 season Looking Ahead

Details confirmed for Premier League 2020-21 season

The new campaign’s final round is set to be played on 23 May, 2021, while it will begin on 12 September.

# looking-ahead - Friday 17 July, 2020

From The42 Planning underway for fans in Britain to return to sports stadiums in October Looking Ahead

Planning underway for fans in Britain to return to sports stadiums in October

The World Snooker Championship, the Glorious Goodwood horse racing festival and two county cricket friendly matches will be among pilot events.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 12 July, 2020

From The42 ‘I prefer to play Europa League than to not play’ – Jose Mourinho Looking Ahead

‘I prefer to play Europa League than to not play’ – Jose Mourinho

The Portuguese coach has won Europe’s second-tier competition twice before.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 2 July, 2020

From The42 Will Paul Pogba end his barren run? Saturday's Premier League talking points Looking Ahead

Will Paul Pogba end his barren run? Saturday's Premier League talking points

Plus a crucial game for Arsenal, and the latest betting odds.

From The42 Klopp forecasts four-team Premier League title race next season Looking Ahead

Klopp forecasts four-team Premier League title race next season

Tonight’s result at the Etihad Stadium won’t matter as a marker for next season, says the Liverpool boss.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

From The42 Liverpool can stay on top without major signings, says Klopp Looking Ahead

Liverpool can stay on top without major signings, says Klopp

The Reds were last week crowned English champions for the first time in 30 years with a record seven games to go.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 14 June, 2020

From The42 No regrets for Ireland's outgoing Arsenal star Looking Ahead

No regrets for Ireland's outgoing Arsenal star

Louise Quinn on leaving the Gunners and her search for a new club.

# looking-ahead - Monday 18 May, 2020

Toddler to teen: 9 design tricks to future-proof your child's bedroom for a space that lasts

From the storage to the bedding, some forward planning can save you time and money later.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

From The42 Padraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain Looking Ahead

Padraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain

The biennial event between Europe and the United States is scheduled to take place from 25-27 September.

# looking-ahead - Friday 1 May, 2020

From The42 Neutral venues required to complete Premier League season Looking Ahead

Neutral venues required to complete Premier League season

Clubs were presented with Project Restart plans on Friday.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

From The42 Could this be Stephen Kenny's Ireland XI to face Slovakia? Looking Ahead

Could this be Stephen Kenny's Ireland XI to face Slovakia?

The incoming manager will have some tricky decisions to make in the coming months.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

From The42 AFL chief insists all 18 clubs will survive as Covid-19 causes financial crisis Looking Ahead

AFL chief insists all 18 clubs will survive as Covid-19 causes financial crisis

Several Irish players have been impacted by the massive pay cuts.

# looking-ahead - Friday 27 March, 2020

From The42 Premier League and other English clubs prepared to make difficult decisions over coronavirus Looking Ahead

Premier League and other English clubs prepared to make difficult decisions over coronavirus

Uefa previously said they were committed to ending the season by 30 June.

# looking-ahead - Monday 23 March, 2020

From The42 Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training Looking Ahead

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training

They also believe the Olympics is ‘likely to be postponed’.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

From The42 Coronavirus: Uefa and clubs commit to ending season by 30 June Looking Ahead

Coronavirus: Uefa and clubs commit to ending season by 30 June

Earlier on Tuesday, it was announced Euro 2020 would be postponed by 12 months.

# looking-ahead - Friday 13 March, 2020

From The42 Solskjaer hints at Man United stay for Ighalo Looking Ahead

Solskjaer hints at Man United stay for Ighalo

The Nigerian striker joined the Red Devils in January on an initial loan agreement, but he is playing his way into contention for a permanent transfer.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 5 March, 2020

From The42 'We've just sorted out the province and it's time to knuckle down again' - Kerry's All-Ireland aim Looking Ahead

'We've just sorted out the province and it's time to knuckle down again' - Kerry's All-Ireland aim

Kerry U20 boss John Sugrue on the challenges ahead after last night’s Munster final win.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

From The42 Women's National League expands to 9 teams for 2020 season Looking Ahead

Women's National League expands to 9 teams for 2020 season

Treaty United, Bohemian FC and Athlone Town AFC are all competing for the first time.

# looking-ahead - Friday 14 February, 2020

From The42 Who will win the league? Who will get relegated? Our writers' League of Ireland predictions Looking Ahead

Who will win the league? Who will get relegated? Our writers' League of Ireland predictions

Can Dundalk retain their title or could Shamrock Rovers usurp them?

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

From The42 Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland? Looking Ahead

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?

We chat to a number of Irish football’s representatives about what the future might hold.

# looking-ahead - Monday 10 February, 2020

From The42 'Don't think that because they're doing well in the Championship, they're going to come in and play against Slovakia' Looking Ahead

'Don't think that because they're doing well in the Championship, they're going to come in and play against Slovakia'

Mick McCarthy is likely to stick with ‘tried and tested’ players for the vital play-off clash.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

From The42 Football's most intriguing division already shaping up as dogfight to avoid Tier 2 Looking Ahead

Football's most intriguing division already shaping up as dogfight to avoid Tier 2

The rise of Mike Quirke’s Laois has been the story of Division 2 so far.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From The42 Matt Doherty says Wolves can end Liverpool's undefeated streak Looking Ahead This post contains videos

Matt Doherty says Wolves can end Liverpool's undefeated streak

The Ireland international feels his side can cause an upset.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 19 January, 2020

From The42 The prodigious Irish teens with Olympic medal ambitions Looking Ahead

The prodigious Irish teens with Olympic medal ambitions

Chris and Sean McCarthy are two of Irish karate’s best prospects, and they aim to qualify for this year’s Olympics.

# looking-ahead - Monday 6 January, 2020

From The42 'When they can run they are one of the best teams, and not just in England' - Guardiola on Man United Looking Ahead

'When they can run they are one of the best teams, and not just in England' - Guardiola on Man United

The Red Devils produced an exhilarating display of counter-attacking football to beat City last month.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

From The42 3 League of Ireland players who moved abroad in 2019 and 3 who could follow in 2020 Looking Ahead

3 League of Ireland players who moved abroad in 2019 and 3 who could follow in 2020

Jack Byrne and others who could potentially make the switch.

# looking-ahead - Friday 27 December, 2019

From The42 'I started with minus 12 here' - Mourinho on Spurs' Champions League hopes Disadvantage

'I started with minus 12 here' - Mourinho on Spurs' Champions League hopes

The Portuguese manager is realistic about his side’s top-four ambitions this year.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

From The42 Here's what Ireland's starting XI for the crucial play-off with Slovakia should be Looking Ahead

Here's what Ireland's starting XI for the crucial play-off with Slovakia should be

The Boys in Green are set for a big game in March as they bid to qualify for Euro 2020.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 22 December, 2019

From The42 Ex-Manchester United striker ready to put doping controversy in the past Looking Ahead

Ex-Manchester United striker ready to put doping controversy in the past

Giuseppe Rossi tested positive for a banned substance in May 2018 but escaped a ban.

# looking-ahead - Monday 16 December, 2019

From The42 Man United target Haaland 'knows what he wants to do' Looking Ahead

Man United target Haaland 'knows what he wants to do'

The prolific teenage forward has made a decision on his future, which many think lies alongside his compatriot at Old Trafford.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

From The42 Here are the teams the 4 English sides could face in the Champions League last 16 Looking Ahead

Here are the teams the 4 English sides could face in the Champions League last 16

Liverpool, Man City, Tottenham and Chelsea have all progressed to the knockout stages.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

From The42 Confident Joshua expects third bout with Ruiz Looking Ahead

Confident Joshua expects third bout with Ruiz

The British star lost his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles when he was shocked by the Mexican-American.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 1 December, 2019

From The42 What the timing of Gavin's exit tells us and the challenge facing his successor Looking Ahead

What the timing of Gavin's exit tells us and the challenge facing his successor

Some veterans may follow him into the sunset, but the core of the team is young enough to continue dominating.

# looking-ahead - Monday 18 November, 2019

From The42 'His running stats and his ability with high-speed running are always really exceptional' Durable

'His running stats and his ability with high-speed running are always really exceptional'

Stephen Kenny has praised Zack Elbouzedi ahead of Ireland’s clash with Sweden at Tallaght Stadium tomorrow evening.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

From The42 'Joining Barcelona is a possibility' - Koeman Looking Ahead

'Joining Barcelona is a possibility' - Koeman

The Dutch boss has confirmed he could return to Camp Nou after Euro 2020 if the Catalan giants activate a release clause in his contract.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 10 October, 2019

From The42 The likely Ireland starting XI to face Georgia on Saturday Looking Ahead

The likely Ireland starting XI to face Georgia on Saturday

Who to play up front and other big calls for Mick McCarthy.

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