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#Looking Back

# looking-back - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

From The42 'My first memory is being so gutted to miss out... Man City wouldn't let me play' Looking Back

'My first memory is being so gutted to miss out... Man City wouldn't let me play'

Niall Quinn felt he was fit to play in the 1994 World Cup, but his club thought otherwise.

# looking-back - Friday 14 June, 2019

From The42 'It wasn't easy... I was left out for a few matches' Looking Back

'It wasn't easy... I was left out for a few matches'

Jurgen Klopp left Fabinho waiting for his Premier League debut, but the Liverpool midfielder ended the season satisfied.

# looking-back - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 'I feel like I was Irish' - The Barbados-born footballer who found a second home Looking Back This post contains videos

'I feel like I was Irish' - The Barbados-born footballer who found a second home

Ex-Longford and Galway player Eric Lavine recalls his career in the League of Ireland.

# looking-back - Thursday 6 June, 2019

From The42 'The girls were on fire, singing and celebrating... I was crying' Looking Back

'The girls were on fire, singing and celebrating... I was crying'

England star Fran Kirby has spoken of being driven on by late mother’s memory.

# looking-back - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From The42 'You might think 'what if' the odd time' - Cavan star on his brief stint with Burnley Looking Back

'You might think 'what if' the odd time' - Cavan star on his brief stint with Burnley

Former Ireland underage soccer player Martin Reilly returned home from England at 19 and forged an inter-county career with the Breffni.

# looking-back - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From The42 Ranking the 8 most entertaining matches in this season's Champions League Looking Back This post contains a poll

Ranking the 8 most entertaining matches in this season's Champions League

The 2018-19 campaign has featured a number of unforgettable encounters.

# looking-back - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

From The42 'F*ck! Come on!' - Gotze says 'teeth grinding' Klopp has an intimidating side Looking Back

'F*ck! Come on!' - Gotze says 'teeth grinding' Klopp has an intimidating side

The midfielder spoke of the very serious and funny sides of the current Liverpool manager.

# looking-back - Saturday 18 May, 2019

From The42 'A civil war kicked off. Our training ground essentially got overtaken by the Russian army' Looking Back This post contains videos

'A civil war kicked off. Our training ground essentially got overtaken by the Russian army'

As he prepares for his last game in professional football, ex-Ireland international Darren O’Dea reflects on his career.

# looking-back - Monday 13 May, 2019

From The42 Player ratings: How Ireland's British-based players fared this season Looking Back

Player ratings: How Ireland's British-based players fared this season

Matt Doherty and Darren Randolph have been among the standouts.

From The42 'I won more Premierships alone than the other 19 managers together' - The quotes of the season Looking Back

'I won more Premierships alone than the other 19 managers together' - The quotes of the season

Featuring Jose Mourinho and other memorable quips from managers.

# looking-back - Saturday 11 May, 2019

From The42 Best player? Worst signing? Defining memory? Our writers review the 2018-19 Premier League season Looking Back

Best player? Worst signing? Defining memory? Our writers review the 2018-19 Premier League season

We reflect on another entertaining campaign of football in the English top flight.

# looking-back - Saturday 27 April, 2019

From The42 'The GAA looked the other way because it was so popular - they'd have crowds of thousands' Looking Back

'The GAA looked the other way because it was so popular - they'd have crowds of thousands'

Helena Byrne on the forgotten history of women’s football in Ireland

# looking-back - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From The42 Mourinho killed everyone at Real Madrid, even Ronaldo - Adebayor Looking Back

Mourinho killed everyone at Real Madrid, even Ronaldo - Adebayor

The enigmatic striker has revealed the fury with which his former manager treated everyone at the Bernabeu.

# looking-back - Monday 22 April, 2019

From The42 'When we first came in, there was a rota for bringing food. We used to pay to come to training' Changes

'When we first came in, there was a rota for bringing food. We used to pay to come to training'

Mayo captain Niamh Kelly on how far ladies football has come, and her side’s resurgence in 2019.

# looking-back - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

From The42 'He was always yelling and screaming!' - Monaco star on Henry's failed tenure Looking Back

'He was always yelling and screaming!' - Monaco star on Henry's failed tenure

Aleksandr Golovin says the Arsenal legend did not ‘fully transition’ into the role of a manager.

# looking-back - Sunday 14 April, 2019

From The42 'I threw a boot at the car, knocked on the window and said: 'Say it to my face now.'' Looking Back This post contains videos

'I threw a boot at the car, knocked on the window and said: 'Say it to my face now.''

Former UCD and St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Barry Ryan reflects on his career in football.

# looking-back - Friday 12 April, 2019

From The42 Williams to leave Harlequins 10 years on from 'Bloodgate' scandal Looking Back

Williams to leave Harlequins 10 years on from 'Bloodgate' scandal

‘There’s a stigma that’s still attached to my name now that’s no longer attached to Harlequins.’

# looking-back - Friday 5 April, 2019

From The42 'Fantastic memories' - Ireland legend John O'Shea on the tournament that made him Looking Back

'Fantastic memories' - Ireland legend John O'Shea on the tournament that made him

It is over 20 years since the former Manchester United defender helped Brian Kerr’s side become European champions.

# looking-back - Thursday 28 March, 2019

From The42 The magical PSG comeback and four other key results that sealed the United job for Solskjaer Looking Back

The magical PSG comeback and four other key results that sealed the United job for Solskjaer

The Norwegian has been handed a three-year deal with the Old Trafford club.

# looking-back - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 'When I was at Ireland, I wasn't good enough to play for England' Looking Back

'When I was at Ireland, I wasn't good enough to play for England'

Everton defender Michael Keane has outlined his reasons for representing the Boys in Green at underage level.

# looking-back - Sunday 17 March, 2019

From The42 'It was the biggest thing in the world to me. I was forged in that match' Schools Rugby

'It was the biggest thing in the world to me. I was forged in that match'

As PBC and CBC meet in today’s Munster Senior Schools Cup final, Simon Zebo looks back on his virtuoso try in the 2007 decider between the Cork rivals.

# looking-back - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From The42 Donn McClean's Cheltenham review: Lasting memories will endure after an extraordinary festival Looking Back

Donn McClean's Cheltenham review: Lasting memories will endure after an extraordinary festival

There were highs and lows during a week of firsts at Prestbury Park.

# looking-back - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

From The42 'We didn't accuse anyone' - Ex-Limerick star on difficult past when 12 players were cut from the panel Looking Back

'We didn't accuse anyone' - Ex-Limerick star on difficult past when 12 players were cut from the panel

Andrew O’Shaughnessy will feature in next week’s episode of Laochra Gael.

# looking-back - Sunday 3 March, 2019

From The42 'I went into that final thinking nothing could stop us': Simon Mason on Ulster, Ireland regrets and identity Looking Back

'I went into that final thinking nothing could stop us': Simon Mason on Ulster, Ireland regrets and identity

The former full-back and goal kicker extraordinaire looks back on a famous Heineken Cup win 20 years ago.

# looking-back - Thursday 21 February, 2019

From The42 Virgil van Dijk: I wasn't good enough to be a centre-half at 16 Looking Back

Virgil van Dijk: I wasn't good enough to be a centre-half at 16

The Dutch defender admits he has developed his game at a rapid rate in recent years.

# looking-back - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

From The42 GAA launches new digital archive with 113 All-Ireland finals available to view Looking Back

GAA launches new digital archive with 113 All-Ireland finals available to view

In total the archive includes over 500 football and hurling games since 1961.

# looking-back - Friday 8 February, 2019

From The42 We thought Liverpool had won the league, says City star Looking Back

We thought Liverpool had won the league, says City star

Bernardo Silva says the club were left demoralised by the defeat to Newcastle.

# looking-back - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

From The42 'It wasn’t the right decision, to be fair. But you live and you learn' - Solskjaer on his ill-fated Cardiff stint Looking Back

'It wasn’t the right decision, to be fair. But you live and you learn' - Solskjaer on his ill-fated Cardiff stint

The Norwegian struggled in his previous Premier League coaching post, but has thrived since returning to familiar surroundings.

# looking-back - Sunday 27 January, 2019

From The42 'I nearly quit football,' reveals Chelsea's new signing Looking Back

'I nearly quit football,' reveals Chelsea's new signing

Gonzalo Higuain says his mother’s illness led to the striker contemplating his future in the game.

# looking-back - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

From The42 Lingard opens up about meeting with Ferguson that spurred him on to make it at Man United Looking Back

Lingard opens up about meeting with Ferguson that spurred him on to make it at Man United

The England international has revealed the massive impact the legendary former Red Devils boss had on his career.

# looking-back - Saturday 12 January, 2019

From The42 'Looking back now, I wasn't giving myself the best opportunity... I wasn't in the best shape' Looking Back

'Looking back now, I wasn't giving myself the best opportunity... I wasn't in the best shape'

Stephen O’Donnell on his decision to retire and how he transformed his flailing career at Dundalk.

# looking-back - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

From The42 3 LOI players who made the move to Britain in 2018 and 3 who might in 2019 Magic Plane

3 LOI players who made the move to Britain in 2018 and 3 who might in 2019

Who will join the likes of Graham Burke and Ronan Curtis abroad next year?

# looking-back - Monday 31 December, 2018

From The42 Everything we got right - and what we got terribly wrong - about the 2018 NFL season Looking Back

Everything we got right - and what we got terribly wrong - about the 2018 NFL season

Few could have predicted the 12 teams that make up the playoffs, writes Steve O’Rourke.

# looking-back - Friday 28 December, 2018

From The42 'We had some doubts': Emery reveals turning down Salah at PSG Looking Back

'We had some doubts': Emery reveals turning down Salah at PSG

The Arsenal boss now rates Salah as one of the top five players in the world.

# looking-back - Thursday 27 December, 2018

From The42 'It must have been television gold for the watching millions. Was I ranting? Yes, I suppose I was' Looking Back This post contains videos

'It must have been television gold for the watching millions. Was I ranting? Yes, I suppose I was'

In an extract from his autobiography, Kevin Keegan recalls the infamous interview he gave amid the dramatic end to the 1995-96 Premier League season.

# looking-back - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you know your ladies football from 2018? Proper Fan

Quiz: How well do you know your ladies football from 2018?

Test your memory with these 10 questions.

# looking-back - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

From The42 'I can leave with my head held high and be very proud of everything I've achieved over the years' Looking Back

'I can leave with my head held high and be very proud of everything I've achieved over the years'

Recently-retired Ireland international Karen Duggan looks back on a stellar international career in the green jersey, and much more.

# looking-back - Monday 24 December, 2018

From The42 The Class of '92 Manchester United star who never graduated Looking Back

The Class of '92 Manchester United star who never graduated

Ben Thornley speaks to The42 about tracking down David Beckham, injury problems, the influence of Roy Keane and regrets about his treatment of some of the women in his life.

# looking-back - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

From The42 'Did you read any philosopher?' Jose Mourinho's fall from grace at Man United in quotes Looking Back

'Did you read any philosopher?' Jose Mourinho's fall from grace at Man United in quotes

The 55-year-old’s unhappiness at the club manifested itself even before the season started.

# looking-back - Thursday 6 December, 2018

From The42 Bojan reveals his frustrations at being labelled 'the new Messi' Looking Back

Bojan reveals his frustrations at being labelled 'the new Messi'

The Stoke forward admits that he struggled to handle the weight of expectation during his time at Barcelona.

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