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#Looking Back

# looking-back - Thursday 17 September, 2020

From The42 'It came on BBC News: 'In Ireland today, a team of postmen, butchers and bakers drew 0-0 with AC Milan'' Looking Back This post contains videos

'It came on BBC News: 'In Ireland today, a team of postmen, butchers and bakers drew 0-0 with AC Milan''

Athlone Town earned a famous draw when the Italians played them at St Mel’s Park in 1975.

# looking-back - Saturday 5 September, 2020

From The42 'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’" Looking Back

'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"

Wexford Youths player Vanessa Ogbonna on her experiences in relation to race and football.

# looking-back - Friday 4 September, 2020

From The42 'As I got older, I felt English, I felt like I could get into the England team' - Jack Grealish Looking Back

'As I got older, I felt English, I felt like I could get into the England team' - Jack Grealish

The midfielder explained his decision to switch nationalities from Ireland to the Three Lions in an interview with Sky Sports.

From The42 Alexis Sanchez says he asked about an Arsenal return after first Man United training session Looking Back

Alexis Sanchez says he asked about an Arsenal return after first Man United training session

The now-Inter Milan player wanted out after just one session.

# looking-back - Sunday 23 August, 2020

From The42 ‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’ Homophobia

‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’

Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.

# looking-back - Friday 21 August, 2020

From The42 'This is a goal that probably changes the history of Irish football' Looking Back

'This is a goal that probably changes the history of Irish football'

The latest episode of ‘Rise of Kenny’ looks at the manager’s unforgettable stint at Dundalk and a famous win over BATE.

# looking-back - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

From The42 I needed Jose Mourinho’s help to escape Tottenham ‘torture’, reveals Luka Modric Looking Back

I needed Jose Mourinho’s help to escape Tottenham ‘torture’, reveals Luka Modric

The Croatian midfielder was desperate to leave Spurs for Real Madrid in 2011.

# looking-back - Sunday 16 August, 2020

From The42 'As soon as I made that choice for America, my ambition to wear the Irish shirt was taken off me' Looking Back

'As soon as I made that choice for America, my ambition to wear the Irish shirt was taken off me'

Linda Greene on going to America at 17 and falling out of favour at international level.

# looking-back - Friday 14 August, 2020

From The42 Dylan Hartley: ‘I’d had enough of being governed by Eddie Jones’ Looking Back

Dylan Hartley: ‘I’d had enough of being governed by Eddie Jones’

The former England captain has recalled the brutal way he was told he would not be going to the World Cup.

# looking-back - Monday 10 August, 2020

From The42 Quiz: How well do you recall the 2012-13 Premier League season? Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you recall the 2012-13 Premier League season?

How much do you remember about Alex Ferguson’s final year in charge of Man United?

# looking-back - Friday 7 August, 2020

From The42 'Stephen Kenny was always available to call into an 80th-birthday party... Down-to-earth things like that' Looking Back

'Stephen Kenny was always available to call into an 80th-birthday party... Down-to-earth things like that'

In Episode 5 of Rise of Kenny, Kevin Brannigan chats to Arthur Duffy about the Irish manager’s second coming at Derry.

# looking-back - Friday 31 July, 2020

From The42 'As time goes by, a lot of Dunfermline fans are thinking: "We should have given him more time'" Looking Back

'As time goes by, a lot of Dunfermline fans are thinking: "We should have given him more time'"

In Episode 4 of Rise of Kenny, Kevin Brannigan chats to Tam McManus about Stephen Kenny’s spell in Scotland.

# looking-back - Sunday 26 July, 2020

From The42 Best moment? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2019-20 Premier League season Looking Back

Best moment? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2019-20 Premier League season

The42′s reporters have their say on a campaign that saw Liverpool win their first league title in 30 years.

# looking-back - Friday 24 July, 2020

From The42 The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics Preview

The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics

‘Green and Gold,’ which is produced by David Coughlan and Donal O’Herlihy, will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 this Saturday at 1pm.

# looking-back - Friday 17 July, 2020

From The42 ‘I put the phone down three times’: Crazy Gang at Wimbledon, Big Jack and Phelan's Ireland break Looking Back

‘I put the phone down three times’: Crazy Gang at Wimbledon, Big Jack and Phelan's Ireland break

The ex-Premier League defender remembers the Charlton era and pays tribute to an Irish icon.

# looking-back - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Hirings, firings and boardroom rows: The rise and fall of Ireland's version of The Apprentice

We take a look at the good, bad and the bizarre of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday in The Tube.

# looking-back - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

From The42 'When I found rugby, I found my self-esteem, my sense of worth' Looking Back

'When I found rugby, I found my self-esteem, my sense of worth'

Former Connacht head coach Pat Lam is this week’s guest on the How To Win At Dominoes podcast.

# looking-back - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

'Now let's go live to the Mullingar one-legged race': Whatever happened to the RTÉ People in Need Telethon?

We take a look at the good, bad and the bizarrre of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday in The Tube.

# looking-back - Sunday 24 May, 2020

From The42 'It was a tough time trying to decide: Do I give up my work for the love of representing my country?' Sacrifice

'It was a tough time trying to decide: Do I give up my work for the love of representing my country?'

Ex-Ireland international Dolores Deasley on the various highs and lows of her career, and her new life coaching in America.

# looking-back - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

From The42 'We lost because we were so dazzled by the wonder of their kit that we couldn’t possibly concentrate' Looking Back

'We lost because we were so dazzled by the wonder of their kit that we couldn’t possibly concentrate'

In an extract from his book ‘Boy Wonder,’ Dave Hannigan recalls some of his sport-related childhood memories.

# looking-back - Monday 18 May, 2020

From The42 'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary Looking Back This post contains videos

'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary

The first of the two-part documentary will be available on ESPN Player from 25 May.

# looking-back - Sunday 17 May, 2020

From The42 5 big picture takeaways from the 2013 All-Ireland Final between Dublin and Mayo Looking Back

5 big picture takeaways from the 2013 All-Ireland Final between Dublin and Mayo

The clash was featured on TG4′s All-Ireland Gold series today.

# looking-back - Friday 15 May, 2020

From The42 Rory McIlroy 'probably wouldn't' golf again with Trump Looking Back

Rory McIlroy 'probably wouldn't' golf again with Trump

The 31-year-old star has not been impressed with the US President’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

# looking-back - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

From The42 'The rush home after school to read Ceefax pages 302–312... This was my generation’s internet' Looking Back

'The rush home after school to read Ceefax pages 302–312... This was my generation’s internet'

In an extract from his book, Daniel Geey looks at how football has changed dramatically over the years.

# looking-back - Monday 11 May, 2020

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1999-2000 season? Nostalgia

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1999-2000 season?

Looking back on when Man United won the league by 18 points and Roy Keane was named Player of the Year.

# looking-back - Sunday 10 May, 2020

From The42 'The FA have a lot to answer for. It was very naive of them to say that women couldn't play football' Looking Back

'The FA have a lot to answer for. It was very naive of them to say that women couldn't play football'

It’s 50 years since a seminal match took place between Dundalk Ladies and Manchester Corinthians.

# looking-back - Saturday 9 May, 2020

From The42 'The club's view is that you shouldn't sign him at all' - Roy Keane's bumpy road to stardom Looking Back This post contains videos

'The club's view is that you shouldn't sign him at all' - Roy Keane's bumpy road to stardom

League of Ireland legend and former Cobh Ramblers boss Alfie Hale recounts the ex-Man United player’s early days, 30 years on from his move to English football.

# looking-back - Thursday 7 May, 2020

From The42 'I raced the entire year with that broken foot, and had no surgery until after the season' EXTRACT

'I raced the entire year with that broken foot, and had no surgery until after the season'

In an extract from his book, Formula One legend Nigel Mansell recalls winning the World Championship.

# looking-back - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at the Olympics through the years? Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at the Olympics through the years?

Let’s test your knowledge on Team Ireland at the summer Games.

# looking-back - Friday 1 May, 2020

From The42 When a 20-year-old kid from Tallaght joined 'one of the best teams in the world' Looking Back This post contains videos

When a 20-year-old kid from Tallaght joined 'one of the best teams in the world'

As part of our year 2000 week, we look back on Robbie Keane’s ill-fated move to Inter Milan.

# looking-back - Monday 27 April, 2020

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1997-98 season? Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1997-98 season?

Recalling the campaign where Arsenal won the double.

# looking-back - Sunday 26 April, 2020

From The42 5 big picture takeaways from Galway's 2017 All-Ireland hurling win over Waterford Looking Back

5 big picture takeaways from Galway's 2017 All-Ireland hurling win over Waterford

The Tribesmen ended a 29-year-wait to lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup that day.

# looking-back - Saturday 25 April, 2020

From The42 'It’s nice to see your son or daughter receive an All-Ireland cup in Croke Park. That was very special for him' Down Memory Lane

'It’s nice to see your son or daughter receive an All-Ireland cup in Croke Park. That was very special for him'

Former Kerry ladies captain Eileen Lawlor (Dardis) is the holder of 10 All-Ireland senior medals and a member of the Kingdom nine-in-a-row winning team.

# looking-back - Monday 13 April, 2020

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1995-96 season? Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1995-96 season?

Test your memory of the campaign where Man United got the better of Newcastle in a thrilling title race.

# looking-back - Sunday 12 April, 2020

From The42 5 big picture takeaways from Donegal's 2012 All-Ireland football final win over Mayo Looking Back

5 big picture takeaways from Donegal's 2012 All-Ireland football final win over Mayo

Jim McGuinness’s finest hour arrived eight years ago.

# looking-back - Thursday 9 April, 2020

From The42 'To go to the very top with your club, nothing tops it' - through the years with Galway's Hopper McGrath Super Sars

'To go to the very top with your club, nothing tops it' - through the years with Galway's Hopper McGrath

The Galway and Sarsfields great recently steered his beloved club – and his four daughters – to a first All-Ireland senior camogie title, having done it all as a player himself.

# looking-back - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember ladies football and camogie from through the 2000s? Throwback

Quiz: How well do you remember ladies football and camogie from through the 2000s?

A trip down memory lane as we test your knowledge.

# looking-back - Saturday 28 March, 2020

From The42 'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment' Looking Back

'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment'

In part four of our series, Olive Loughnane discusses life after the Olympics.

# looking-back - Thursday 5 March, 2020

From The42 'That's the great thing about this Irish team, it's about an island performing' Looking Back

'That's the great thing about this Irish team, it's about an island performing'

As he reflects on his career, Rory Best takes pride from squeezing every drop out of the potential he had.

# looking-back - Sunday 1 March, 2020

'I'm acutely aware of the danger': When Ireland entered crisis mode for Foot and Mouth disease in 2001

19 years ago it was livestock and farmers’ livelihoods at stake.

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