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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C

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Constitution Hill set for Newcastle showdown this Saturday
The ante-post favourite for the Champion Hurdle in March was intended to make his seasonal bow at Ascot.
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Final four? Surprise package? Biggest flop? Our writers' World Cup predictions
The42′s journalists look ahead to Qatar 2022.
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Tottenham consider tactical change ahead of tonight's Man United clash
Antonio Conte hinted he could turn to Lucas Moura or Bryan Gil in an attempt to play 3-4-3 again
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Pauw open to Aviva Stadium friendly as part of World Cup preparation
With Tallaght Stadium set to go under construction, the Irish team will have to play elsewhere.
# Sports Psychology
Ireland's number one on playing at Anfield, positive self-talk, and penalties
Courtney Brosnan is hoping to help Vera Pauw’s side secure a momentous win in Scotland.
# Work to do
Ulster must improve significantly to beat Leinster, says Cooney
The province flexed their muscles in Llanelli to put 55 points over the Welsh club.
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Repaying Wayne Rooney's faith and closing in on Irish football history
Eiran Cashin on his chaotic year and the crucial upcoming playoff games against Israel.
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Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
There’s plenty of action across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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Dennis Rodman planning Russia trip - reports
The former player is seeking the release of imprisoned WNBA player Brittney Griner.
# Rivals
Oleksandr Usyk vows to beat Tyson Fury after the Briton criticises Jeddah show
The Gypsy King was unimpressed by both the Ukrainian and Anthony Joshua.
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Top 4? Worst signing? The42's 2022-23 Premier League predictions
Our writers preview the coming campaign.
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Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
The Women’s Euros final and Kerry v Meath are among the highlights.
# Realism
‘If we’re being frank and honest, it’s about the money’
Shane McEleney is hoping Derry City can secure a financial boost with a good run in the Europa Conference League.
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U21s unlikely to recall Irish senior players for future big games
Jim Crawford has suggested he will stick with the players in the current squad.
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Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Ukraine?
Stephen Kenny is set to make some changes following the disappointing defeat in Armenia.
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Tiger, Spieth and McIlroy will play together at PGA Championship
The trio will start Thursday’s opening round from the 10th tee at 8:10 a.m.
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Ulster 'refocused pretty quickly' after Munster and Toulouse losses as URC prizes beckon
Ulster head coach Dan McFarland says it was difficult to watch Champions Cup quarter-finals and semi-finals after his side’s loss.
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Cristiano Ronaldo ‘excited’ by Erik ten Hag arrival at Manchester United
The Red Devils have gone five years without lifting a major trophy.
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Europa League run throws up questions about Rangers’ future
The Ibrox club and its supporters are still euphoric after the thrilling 3-1 win over RB Leipzig.
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Liverpool's Salah wants 'revenge' in Real Madrid rematch
The Egyptian star received the Football Writers’ Association’s Footballer of the Year award this evening.
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Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
It’s another busy few days in the sporting calendar.
# Have your say
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Belgium?
Stephen Kenny has some tough calls to make.
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10 most intriguing storylines ahead of the GAA football league return
We’re set for our first full and uninterrupted league since 2019.
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The 20-year-old in line to debut against Man City and every Irish player in the FA Cup this weekend
It’s a busy few days with an abundance of games.
All time
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Confirmed: 9 teams will compete in First Division next year
It was recently announced that Cabinteely and Bray Wanderers have merged.
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Michael Carrick calls for focus after emotional few days at Man Utd
Carrick will take charge of United against Villarreal.
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Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Luxembourg?
Stephen Kenny has a few tough calls to make.
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Club Brugge match 'much more important' than Manchester derby
City will be hoping to take a step closer to the knockout stages of the European competition.
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Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Azerbaijan?
Stephen Kenny has some tough decisions to make ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier.
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'Some people are idiots' - Lowry reveals abuse aimed at him and his wife during the Ryder Cup
The former Open champion says his sole ambition is to make Europe’s team for 2023.
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Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Portugal?
Stephen Kenny faces several tough calls ahead of Wednesday’s qualifier.
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What county is best placed to challenge this Limerick empire in 2022?
Matching the Treaty on the physicality stakes is a key ingredient for would be contenders.
# Preview
Top 4? Worst signing? Our writers' 2021-22 Premier League predictions
The English top-flight recommences this evening.
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Our future climate depends on lower emissions - how big of a change would bring a real impact?
A major report has set out five possible climate scenarios, including a significant reduction in carbon emissions.
The major climate report released today indicates that it’s not too late to make a difference.
If emissions are reduced, some of the worst effects of the climate crisis can be slowly limited or reversed.
The report outlines five potential future scenarios for the climate - here's what they look like.
'All countries must play their part': Minister says climate report is 'stark reminder' of crisis
Climate report: Scale of changes ‘unprecedented’ - but not too late to slow warming
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Ex-Man City and Rangers attacker could start as Bradley plots Shamrock Rovers rescue act
Slovakia international Vladimír Weiss may feature in the crucial Champions League qualifier for Slovan Bratislava.
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England fans warned not to boo Italy anthem
Meanwhile, Gareth Southgate has revealed Phil Foden could miss Sunday’s Euro 2020 final.
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England favourites if Germany game goes to shootout, claims penalties expert
Author Ben Lyttleton believes the Three Lions are now far better prepared for spot kicks.
# Grand
Sunshine and lower temperatures forecast for this week but Saturday looks a bit iffy
In a nutshell, it’ll be grand.
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Here's what The42 members can look forward to over the coming week
Pat Nevin discussing new book ‘The Accidental Footballer’ is among the highlights.
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Gareth Bale 'knows' where future lies but decision will 'cause chaos'
The Wales attacker is due to return to Madrid next term.