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18-year-old Ireland striker unlikely to feature against Denmark as he considers international future
# Doubt
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# Doubt

18-year-old Ireland striker unlikely to feature against Denmark as he considers international future

Nov 14th 2018, 5:00 PM 33,656 Views 71 Comments

Martin O’Neill says he spoke to the youngster about his eligibility during the week.

'James McClean broke his wrist... And was actually looking at an injection to see if he could play'
# Heart
From The42
# 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 5,883 Views 5 Comments

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

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 4,226 Views 0 Comments

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

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 22,462 Views 26 Comments

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

Here's the draw for the 2019 All-Ireland senior football championship
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From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Oct 11th 2018, 9:17 PM 38,695 Views 31 Comments

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

'There is a worry. That's the big question for everyone, what are you going to do after?'
# Life After Rugby
From The42
# 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 8,917 Views 9 Comments

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

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Wales?
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Sep 5th 2018, 7:14 PM 16,383 Views 27 Comments

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

'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 5,066 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.

'Ireland’s Greatest Sportsperson' among the sporting highlights of RTÉ's upcoming schdedule
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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 8,575 Views 26 Comments

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

Best signing? First manager to get sacked? Our writers' Premier League predictions
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Aug 10th 2018, 12:00 PM 40,131 Views 36 Comments

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

No sign of Mayo's 12 departed players returning to panel after 'inconclusive' mediation talks
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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 5,817 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.

'There are people of many different origins, that's what makes France so beautiful'
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Jul 15th 2018, 2:30 PM 4,646 Views 4 Comments

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

'We're going to be underdogs going into every single game we play in the Super 8s'
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# 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 5,034 Views 0 Comments

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

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 8,719 Views 6 Comments

The42′s journalists look ahead to Russia 2018.

'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

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

Jun 2nd 2018, 10:00 AM 21,446 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.

'I've never been able to retain a title': Kompany already thinking of league defence
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Apr 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 4,174 Views 10 Comments

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

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Turkey?
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Mar 21st 2018, 9:30 PM 38,072 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
From The42
# Looking Ahead

'I think Jon would like to continue'

Mar 21st 2018, 9:00 AM 4,350 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.

Best player? Relegation candidates? Our writers' predictions for the 2018 League of Ireland season
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Feb 15th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,314 Views 7 Comments

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

'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 60,211 Views 60 Comments

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

Mattie Kenny plotting for champions from his native Galway in All-Ireland semi-final
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Dec 4th 2017, 6:35 AM 5,403 Views 2 Comments

Liam Mellows will be Cuala’s opponents next spring.

No regrets for Griezmann at staying with Atletico after summer links to Man United
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Nov 21st 2017, 8:02 AM 4,394 Views 12 Comments

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

7 Irish players facing uncertain futures after World Cup play-off exit
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Nov 15th 2017, 12:11 AM 15,377 Views 10 Comments

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

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Denmark?
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Nov 13th 2017, 7:30 PM 32,200 Views 51 Comments

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

Arsenal star tells Northern Ireland to get over contentious penalty
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Arsenal star tells Northern Ireland to get over contentious penalty

Nov 12th 2017, 1:05 AM 10,348 Views 7 Comments

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

'If you were playing Fifa or Football Manager, there's no question you would be picking the Danish team'
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# 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 6,875 Views 7 Comments

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

Ireland's centre-backs face Denmark on the back of contrasting fortunes at club level
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Nov 6th 2017, 11:44 PM 5,719 Views 1 Comment

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

'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 10,085 Views 11 Comments

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

Anthony Joshua confirms he will fight Tyson Fury in 2018
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Anthony Joshua confirms he will fight Tyson Fury in 2018

Oct 18th 2017, 1:26 PM 9,014 Views 17 Comments

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

The Republic of Ireland are unlikely to face the North if they reach the play-offs
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Oct 9th 2017, 3:53 PM 10,039 Views 8 Comments

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

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Moldova?
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Oct 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 12,929 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
From The42
# 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 9,821 Views 60 Comments

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

'The games are so big now; the adrenaline will be there and every player will want to play'
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# 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 3,858 Views 8 Comments

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

It's a huge night for Northern Ireland in their bid for World Cup qualification
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Sep 4th 2017, 1:10 PM 5,938 Views 15 Comments

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

'A disaster if we don't get six points? I better not get out of bed in the morning'
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# 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 31,378 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
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Aug 28th 2017, 3:31 PM 8,662 Views 18 Comments

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

'Right now I'm a free agent': McGregor open to boxing again as he considers his next move
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# 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 56,125 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.

Here are all the opening-day fixtures for the 2017-18 Premier League season
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

Jun 14th 2017, 9:13 AM 7,332 Views 16 Comments

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

'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 6,385 Views 2 Comments

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

Cork break the cycle of Semple Stadium hurling defeats, now the task is to repeat it
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From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

May 23rd 2017, 11:01 AM 6,043 Views 15 Comments

The Thurles venue had been an unhappy hunting ground.