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# looking-ahead - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

'James McClean broke his wrist... And was actually looking at an injection to see if he could play'
# Heart
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# Heart

'James McClean broke his wrist... And was actually looking at an injection to see if he could play'

Oct 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,861 Views 5 Comments

Martin O’Neill has emphasised his side’s positive attributes ahead of their clash with Wales tonight.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Denmark coach predicts Ireland-Wales will finish in a draw
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Denmark coach predicts Ireland-Wales will finish in a draw

Oct 14th 2018, 6:00 AM 4,199 Views 0 Comments

Åge Hareide said he was satisfied with his side’s result in Dublin.

# looking-ahead - Friday 12 October, 2018

O'Neill on Eriksen's absence: We're missing a world-class player too
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O'Neill on Eriksen's absence: We're missing a world-class player too

Oct 12th 2018, 1:36 PM 22,437 Views 25 Comments

The Irish boss says the unavailability of captain Seamus Coleman will be keenly felt on Saturday night.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Here's the draw for the 2019 All-Ireland senior football championship
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Here's the draw for the 2019 All-Ireland senior football championship

Oct 11th 2018, 9:17 PM 38,664 Views 31 Comments

Tyrone face a long road to make the Ulster final, while the big guns in Connacht and Munster were kept apart.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'There is a worry. That's the big question for everyone, what are you going to do after?'
# Life After Rugby
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# Life After Rugby

'There is a worry. That's the big question for everyone, what are you going to do after?'

Sep 19th 2018, 4:59 PM 8,882 Views 9 Comments

Devin Toner visited The42 offices today to discuss life after rugby.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Wales?
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Wales?

Sep 5th 2018, 7:14 PM 16,331 Views 27 Comments

Manager Martin O’Neill has some tough calls to make ahead of tomorrow’s Nations League opener with Wales.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

'This time last year, I can guarantee you that nobody knew who these three girls were'
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

'This time last year, I can guarantee you that nobody knew who these three girls were'

Aug 28th 2018, 6:36 PM 5,027 Views 0 Comments

Colin Bell says the recent transfers of Leanne Kiernan, Claire O’Riordan and Heather Payne are a positive sign for Irish football.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Ireland’s Greatest Sportsperson' among the sporting highlights of RTÉ's upcoming schdedule
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'Ireland’s Greatest Sportsperson' among the sporting highlights of RTÉ's upcoming schdedule

Aug 16th 2018, 12:01 PM 8,552 Views 26 Comments

In addition, ‘Prayers of the Faithful’ looks at the memorable 1982 success of the Offaly footballers.

# looking-ahead - Friday 10 August, 2018

Best signing? First manager to get sacked? Our writers' Premier League predictions
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Best signing? First manager to get sacked? Our writers' Premier League predictions

Aug 10th 2018, 12:00 PM 40,109 Views 36 Comments

We also give our tips for the teams that will finish in the top four.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 26 July, 2018

No sign of Mayo's 12 departed players returning to panel after 'inconclusive' mediation talks
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

No sign of Mayo's 12 departed players returning to panel after 'inconclusive' mediation talks

Jul 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 5,792 Views 5 Comments

Mayo are sticking with their current panel as they prepare to face All-Ireland champions Dublin in their second All-Ireland Series game.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 15 July, 2018

'There are people of many different origins, that's what makes France so beautiful'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'There are people of many different origins, that's what makes France so beautiful'

Jul 15th 2018, 2:30 PM 4,599 Views 4 Comments

A wave of optimism has swept the nation ahead of today’s World Cup final.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

'We're going to be underdogs going into every single game we play in the Super 8s'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'We're going to be underdogs going into every single game we play in the Super 8s'

Jul 10th 2018, 12:26 PM 5,011 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Feely and Kildare are into the last eight, but the hard work starts here.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Top scorer? Surprise package? Biggest flop? Our writers' World Cup predictions
# Crystal Ball Gazing
From The42
# Crystal Ball Gazing

Top scorer? Surprise package? Biggest flop? Our writers' World Cup predictions

Jun 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,666 Views 6 Comments

The42′s journalists look ahead to Russia 2018.

# looking-ahead - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia
# Down Under
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# Down Under

'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia

Jun 2nd 2018, 10:00 AM 21,433 Views 32 Comments

The Ireland head coach is keen for his team to keeping winning but sees this tour as a chance to try new things.

# looking-ahead - Monday 16 April, 2018

'I've never been able to retain a title': Kompany already thinking of league defence
# Looking Ahead
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'I've never been able to retain a title': Kompany already thinking of league defence

Apr 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 4,152 Views 10 Comments

Captain Vincent Kompany has challenged Manchester City to keep on improving after they were crowned Premier League champions.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Turkey?
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Turkey?

Mar 21st 2018, 9:30 PM 38,040 Views 47 Comments

With a number of high-profile players absent, Martin O’Neill is set to field an experimental side.

'I think Jon would like to continue'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'I think Jon would like to continue'

Mar 21st 2018, 9:00 AM 4,316 Views 5 Comments

Martin O’Neill has indicated the 34-year-old Burnley attacker could make himself available to represent Ireland for another qualification campaign.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Best player? Relegation candidates? Our writers' predictions for the 2018 League of Ireland season
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Best player? Relegation candidates? Our writers' predictions for the 2018 League of Ireland season

Feb 15th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,277 Views 7 Comments

Will Cork, Dundalk or someone else claim the title? The42′s journalists have their say.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'Children have to pass adults still drinking from the night before to get their breakfast, it's not on'
# Unacceptable
# Unacceptable

'Children have to pass adults still drinking from the night before to get their breakfast, it's not on'

Dec 24th 2017, 8:45 AM 60,178 Views 60 Comments

Ryan Tubridy says the situation of homeless children in Ireland this Christmas is “utterly unacceptable”.

# looking-ahead - Monday 4 December, 2017

Mattie Kenny plotting for champions from his native Galway in All-Ireland semi-final
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Mattie Kenny plotting for champions from his native Galway in All-Ireland semi-final

Dec 4th 2017, 6:35 AM 5,379 Views 2 Comments

Liam Mellows will be Cuala’s opponents next spring.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

No regrets for Griezmann at staying with Atletico after summer links to Man United
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

No regrets for Griezmann at staying with Atletico after summer links to Man United

Nov 21st 2017, 8:02 AM 4,383 Views 12 Comments

The French forward is happy he stayed in Madrid despite his struggles this season

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

7 Irish players facing uncertain futures after World Cup play-off exit
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

7 Irish players facing uncertain futures after World Cup play-off exit

Nov 15th 2017, 12:11 AM 15,342 Views 10 Comments

Tuesday night could spell the end for a number of veteran footballers’ international careers.

# looking-ahead - Monday 13 November, 2017

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Denmark?
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Denmark?

Nov 13th 2017, 7:30 PM 32,167 Views 51 Comments

Martin O’Neill has some difficult calls to make ahead of Tuesday night’s World Cup play-off at the Aviva.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Arsenal star tells Northern Ireland to get over contentious penalty
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Arsenal star tells Northern Ireland to get over contentious penalty

Nov 12th 2017, 1:05 AM 10,324 Views 7 Comments

Granit Xhaka has little sympathy.for Michael O’Neill’s side’s misfortune.

# looking-ahead - Friday 10 November, 2017

'If you were playing Fifa or Football Manager, there's no question you would be picking the Danish team'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'If you were playing Fifa or Football Manager, there's no question you would be picking the Danish team'

Nov 10th 2017, 7:05 AM 6,748 Views 7 Comments

Journalist Klaus Egelund gives the view from Denmark ahead of their World Cup play-off first-leg against Ireland this weekend.

# looking-ahead - Monday 6 November, 2017

Ireland's centre-backs face Denmark on the back of contrasting fortunes at club level
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Ireland's centre-backs face Denmark on the back of contrasting fortunes at club level

Nov 6th 2017, 11:44 PM 5,687 Views 1 Comment

Ciaran Clark has struggled to get into the Newcastle side, while Shane Duffy has thrived at Brighton.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

'Ireland has just over 500 successful passes on the last third. We have about 1,100'
# Style
From The42
# Style

'Ireland has just over 500 successful passes on the last third. We have about 1,100'

Oct 31st 2017, 4:44 PM 10,047 Views 11 Comments

Denmark coach Age Hareide is well aware of their upcoming World Cup play-off opponents’ strengths.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Anthony Joshua confirms he will fight Tyson Fury in 2018
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Anthony Joshua confirms he will fight Tyson Fury in 2018

Oct 18th 2017, 1:26 PM 8,989 Views 17 Comments

In an interview with Talksport, the current world heavyweight title holder announced his plans.

# looking-ahead - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Republic of Ireland are unlikely to face the North if they reach the play-offs
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

The Republic of Ireland are unlikely to face the North if they reach the play-offs

Oct 9th 2017, 3:53 PM 10,003 Views 8 Comments

The Green and White Army suffered defeat in their last group game against Norway.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Moldova?
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Moldova?

Oct 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 12,897 Views 16 Comments

Martin O’Neill faces some tough selection calls ahead of the upcoming games.

O'Neill drops strong hint that he'll stay on until Euro 2020 after discussions with John Delaney
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

O'Neill drops strong hint that he'll stay on until Euro 2020 after discussions with John Delaney

Oct 5th 2017, 1:29 PM 9,785 Views 60 Comments

The Ireland manager believes there are ‘exciting times’ ahead.

# looking-ahead - Friday 29 September, 2017

'The games are so big now; the adrenaline will be there and every player will want to play'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'The games are so big now; the adrenaline will be there and every player will want to play'

Sep 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 3,822 Views 8 Comments

Cork boss John Caulfield has urged his side to make one final push ahead of the season’s climax.

# looking-ahead - Monday 4 September, 2017

It's a huge night for Northern Ireland in their bid for World Cup qualification
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

It's a huge night for Northern Ireland in their bid for World Cup qualification

Sep 4th 2017, 1:10 PM 5,919 Views 15 Comments

Michael O’Neill’s men could guarantee second place at least in their group at Windsor Park this evening.

# looking-ahead - Monday 28 August, 2017

'A disaster if we don't get six points? I better not get out of bed in the morning'
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'A disaster if we don't get six points? I better not get out of bed in the morning'

Aug 28th 2017, 9:38 PM 31,345 Views 30 Comments

Ireland boss Martin O’Neill rejected suggestions that their upcoming World Cup qualifiers are must-win encounters.

Eamonn Fitzmaurice to consider his future while Mickey Harte expects to stay on
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Eamonn Fitzmaurice to consider his future while Mickey Harte expects to stay on

Aug 28th 2017, 3:31 PM 8,638 Views 18 Comments

Kerry and Tyrone dropped out of the All-Ireland race over the weekend.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Right now I'm a free agent': McGregor open to boxing again as he considers his next move
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

'Right now I'm a free agent': McGregor open to boxing again as he considers his next move

Aug 27th 2017, 11:41 AM 56,105 Views 88 Comments

“People ask me what’s next, I’m not quite sure. I’ve multiple titles in the UFC to think about,” he said post-fight in Las Vegas.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Here are all the opening-day fixtures for the 2017-18 Premier League season
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Here are all the opening-day fixtures for the 2017-18 Premier League season

Jun 14th 2017, 9:13 AM 7,239 Views 16 Comments

Brighton v Man City is among the standout matches set for 12 August.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'That game for me was as big as the Austria one'
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

'That game for me was as big as the Austria one'

Jun 6th 2017, 8:47 PM 6,355 Views 2 Comments

Harry Arter hopes his man-of-the-match display against Uruguay was enough to earn him a start on Sunday.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Cork break the cycle of Semple Stadium hurling defeats, now the task is to repeat it
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Cork break the cycle of Semple Stadium hurling defeats, now the task is to repeat it

May 23rd 2017, 11:01 AM 6,012 Views 15 Comments

The Thurles venue had been an unhappy hunting ground.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 27 April, 2017

The42's Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Day Four of Punchestown
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

The42's Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Day Four of Punchestown

Apr 27th 2017, 8:20 PM 3,667 Views 1 Comment

We’re all set for another big day of horse racing.