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O'Neill drops strong hint that he'll stay on until Euro 2020 after discussions with John Delaney
The Ireland manager believes there are ‘exciting times’ ahead.
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'The games are so big now; the adrenaline will be there and every player will want to play'
Cork boss John Caulfield has urged his side to make one final push ahead of the season’s climax.
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It's a huge night for Northern Ireland in their bid for World Cup qualification
Michael O’Neill’s men could guarantee second place at least in their group at Windsor Park this evening.
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'A disaster if we don't get six points? I better not get out of bed in the morning'
Ireland boss Martin O’Neill rejected suggestions that their upcoming World Cup qualifiers are must-win encounters.
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Eamonn Fitzmaurice to consider his future while Mickey Harte expects to stay on
Kerry and Tyrone dropped out of the All-Ireland race over the weekend.
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'Right now I'm a free agent': McGregor open to boxing again as he considers his next move
“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.
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Here are all the opening-day fixtures for the 2017-18 Premier League season
Brighton v Man City is among the standout matches set for 12 August.
# opportunity knocks
'That game for me was as big as the Austria one'
Harry Arter hopes his man-of-the-match display against Uruguay was enough to earn him a start on Sunday.
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Cork break the cycle of Semple Stadium hurling defeats, now the task is to repeat it
The Thurles venue had been an unhappy hunting ground.
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The42's Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Day Four of Punchestown
We’re all set for another big day of horse racing.
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Chelsea, not Arsenal, in Mauricio Pochettino's sights
Tottenham last finished above Arsenal in 1995, but currently have a 14-point advantage over their north London rivals.
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All-Ireland hurling winning boss to decide on future with Dublin club Cuala this week
Mattie Kenny guided Cuala to victory over Ballyea on St Patrick’s Day.
# Predictions
5 Premier League and EFL Cup final bets to consider this weekend
Man United have a chance to win a trophy for the first time under Jose Mourinho, as they take on Southampton.
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Our writers make 5 predictions ahead of 2017 Airtricity League season
We give our tips on players to watch, likely title winners and more.
# open thread
Which Premier League sides will finish in the top 4 this season?
The identity of the teams likely to secure a Champions League spot remains difficult to predict.
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Who will win the Premier League? Can Ireland qualify? Our writers' 2017 football predictions
Plus, who will get PFA Player and Young Player of the Year?
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Minister for Sport Shane Ross vows to tackle 'disturbing' MMA
The sport has split the nation, particularly since the death of Joao Carvalho in April.
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'We are no longer a young team': Comer calls on Galway to step up in 2017
Securing promotion to Division 1 is first on the agenda for the Tribesmen.
# Interview
"There were times where I thought: 'Am I going to come back from this?'"
Alan Judge chats to The42 about his long road to recovery after breaking his leg early in 2016.
Theresa May challenges Britain to 'forge bold new role' in bullish Christmas message
The Queen and British athletes at the Olympics and Paralympics were singled out for praise by May.
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Mourinho ready for long-term Man United stay amid new contract rumours
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has a good feeling over his prospects of a long-term stay at Old Trafford.
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5 sports scandals to watch in 2017
Football’s world governing body has had a mass clearout since Swiss investigators detained seven Fifa officials at their Zurich hotel in May 2015.
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'This is where it all started for me' - Date set for Tiger Woods' first big challenge of 2017
As he continues his bid to rediscover top form, the US golfer will play the Genesis Open.
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GAA could limit future use of Irish flag and anthem
“The Brexit is going to affect the GAA the same as it’s going to affect everyone else,” president Aogán Ó Fearghail said.
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John Delaney on Euro 2020, unhappy Shelbourne fans and LOI progress
In addition to playing, a number of teams will train and base themselves in Ireland for the landmark tournament.
# safe not sorry
'But I'm only in my 30s': Why you should make a will
You may think there’s no point at this stage – but here are some scenarios to consider.
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FAI boss reveals change in League of Ireland schedule and lays out new marketing plan
Director of Competitions Fran Gavin has written an open letter to SSE Airtricity League clubs.
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What next for Robbie Keane?
Ireland’s greatest goalscorer’s footballing future is up in the air.
# option
'I'm sure he's thinking he's got a great chance of starting'
Roy Keane is confident Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter has the quality to succeed at international level.
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'He has all the attributes to be a superstar' - Conlan backed to revive American boxing
Top Rank President Todd duBoef thinks the Irish boxer has the credentials to be a success.
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It's time for the most expensive squad in history to deliver
Several members of Jose Mourinho’s team are playing for their future following some disappointing results.
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'I'm definitely coming to the end of my career, whether it's over or not I just don't know'
Kieran Donaghy has yet to decide whether he’ll have another shot at Sam with Kerry.
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'There will be adversity in this fight... There will be times where Conor is feeling that pressure'
John Kavanagh says his fighter’s upcoming bout will be far from straightforward.
# The long game
Know your ARFs from your PRSAs? Our guide to when to start a pension
And what the hell is a PIP? An ARF? We got some experts to answer your questions.
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Woodley to defend welterweight title for the first time at UFC 205, McGregor fight rumoured
Potential high-profile fights with Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz failed to materialise.
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New campaign but familiar problems for Martin O'Neill and Ireland
There are a number of injury worries and out-of-favour players for the manager to contend with.
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What sort of shape are the Ireland squad in ahead of next week's World Cup qualifier?
How Shane Long and all the other Boys in Green squad members have fared since the start of the season.
# Analysis
Is it inappropriate timing for Robbie Keane's send-off and more Ireland-Oman questions
Plus, why do Ireland love playing Oman in friendlies?
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Worst signing? Top-four predictions? Our writers on the 2016-17 Premier League season
Plus, which Irish player should we watch out for in the coming campaign?
# round table chat
An Irishman, Scotsman and Welshman sit down to preview the new Premier League season
Kilbane, Nevin and Hartson discuss Mourinho, Pogba, Leicester, Chelsea and West Ham.