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#Looking Back

# 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.

# looking-back - Monday 3 December, 2018

From The42 Here's what you need to know about Ireland's Euro 2020 qualifying opponents Rivals

Here's what you need to know about Ireland's Euro 2020 qualifying opponents

The Boys in Green were paired with Switzerland, Denmark, Georgia and Gibraltar in Sunday’s Euro 2020 draw in Dublin.

# looking-back - Friday 30 November, 2018

From The42 McCarthy: We wouldn't have got out of the group with Roy Keane at 2002 World Cup Looking Back

McCarthy: We wouldn't have got out of the group with Roy Keane at 2002 World Cup

The Ireland manager was in conversation with Eamon Dunphy for Paddy Power’s Head2Head programme.

# looking-back - Sunday 25 November, 2018

From The42 Mick McCarthy is sick of talking about Saipan Looking Back

Mick McCarthy is sick of talking about Saipan

The subject was brought up for the umpteenth time at the new Irish manager’s unveiling on Sunday.

# looking-back - Sunday 18 November, 2018

From The42 Stan Lee’s lost dog, the Madden curse, and your NFL week 11 preview Looking Back

Stan Lee’s lost dog, the Madden curse, and your NFL week 11 preview

You probably won’t mind the Browns when they’re angry actually, writes Steve O’Rourke.

# looking-back - Thursday 15 November, 2018

From The42 'My background was brought up and there was a thing written about a car I was driving' Looking Back

'My background was brought up and there was a thing written about a car I was driving'

Glenn Whelan says ‘personal’ criticism was partially behind his decision to shun the media for years.

# looking-back - Monday 12 November, 2018

From The42 'Feelings were running pretty high... It was the first time the North and Republic had played each other' Looking Back This post contains videos

'Feelings were running pretty high... It was the first time the North and Republic had played each other'

Martin O’Neill recalls playing against the Republic of Ireland in two qualifiers for the 1980 European Championships.

# looking-back - Sunday 21 October, 2018

From The42 'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places' Misfortune

'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places'

Con McLaughlin, the first Donegal man to score 100 goals in the League of Ireland, looks back on his career.

# looking-back - Friday 19 October, 2018

From The42 Carragher reveals Liverpool 'astonishment' at Chelsea paying £50m for Torres Looking Back

Carragher reveals Liverpool 'astonishment' at Chelsea paying £50m for Torres

The former Spain forward struggled to justify a then-record fee upon his arrival at Stamford Bridge.

# looking-back - Sunday 14 October, 2018

From The42 It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week Frozen In Time

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Some of the defining moments from a busy week of sporting action.

# looking-back - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 'There were low days... You're thinking: "Are you good enough?"' Looking Back

'There were low days... You're thinking: "Are you good enough?"'

Ireland’s Shane Duffy is in great form with Brighton, but his career has been far from plain sailing.

# looking-back - Sunday 23 September, 2018

From The42 Karius denies fleeing Liverpool after horror Champions League final Looking Back

Karius denies fleeing Liverpool after horror Champions League final

The 25-year-old German made two costly mistakes in the second-half of a defeat to Real Madrid in Kiev last May.

# looking-back - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember this year's football championship? Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember this year's football championship?

The curtain has been drawn on another inter-county football summer.

From The42 Luke Shaw: I almost lost my leg and considered quitting football Looking Back

Luke Shaw: I almost lost my leg and considered quitting football

The Manchester United defender suffered a double fracture in September 2015, with some dark days taken in during a long road to recovery.

# looking-back - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From The42 'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning' Looking Back This post contains videos

'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning'

Ex-Ireland international Noel Hunt on persistent abuse from fans as well as highs and lows at Reading, Leeds and elsewhere in his football career.

# looking-back - Monday 27 August, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 inter-county hurling summer? Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 inter-county hurling summer?

It’s been a memorable hurling season.

# looking-back - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From The42 'Sometimes we make the wrong choice' - Vardy reacts to awful tackle on Ireland international Doherty Looking Back

'Sometimes we make the wrong choice' - Vardy reacts to awful tackle on Ireland international Doherty

Claude Puel defended the striker after his red card, but the England international has now given his view of the incident.

# looking-back - Sunday 12 August, 2018

From The42 'I was never the dream child back then but camogie was an outlet that let me be myself' Looking Back This post contains videos

'I was never the dream child back then but camogie was an outlet that let me be myself'

Camogie has shaped four-time All-Ireland champion Mags D’Arcy into the person she is today.

From The42 'Punditry should be about tension' - Gary Neville on the infamous Roy Keane-Ian Wright argument Looking Back

'Punditry should be about tension' - Gary Neville on the infamous Roy Keane-Ian Wright argument

The ex-Man United star discusses one of the TV moments of the World Cup.

# looking-back - Sunday 29 July, 2018

From The42 'We had another bottle of beer. Next thing, the agent came in and said: You have to play a match tonight' Looking Back This post contains videos

'We had another bottle of beer. Next thing, the agent came in and said: You have to play a match tonight'

One of the League of Ireland’s all-time top goalscorers, Mick Byrne, reflects on a brilliant career.

# looking-back - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup? Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup?

Almost a week has passed since the tournament ended.

# looking-back - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

From The42 Spain sent me World Cup SOS, claims Benitez Looking Back

Spain sent me World Cup SOS, claims Benitez

The Newcastle manager says there was ‘a chance’ he could have replaced Julen Lopetegui.

# looking-back - Sunday 15 July, 2018

From The42 How will the 4 counties reflect after the opening day of the Super 8s? Looking Back

How will the 4 counties reflect after the opening day of the Super 8s?

The action in the GAA’s new format football format finally started last night.

# looking-back - Monday 9 July, 2018

From The42 Croatia star recalls 'great experience' in Premier League Looking Back

Croatia star recalls 'great experience' in Premier League

Andrej Kramaric is hoping to start for Zlatko Dalic’s side in Moscow on Wednesday.

# looking-back - Thursday 28 June, 2018

From The42 'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'" Looking Back

'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'"

After a difficult few years, Mikey Drennan is back playing in the League of Ireland with Sligo.

# looking-back - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From The42 'I'd love to have played in another World Cup... But I don't regret any of my actions' Looking Back

'I'd love to have played in another World Cup... But I don't regret any of my actions'

Roy Keane has revisited the infamous Saipan controversy 16 years on.

# looking-back - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From The42 'Maldini says, "I thought we were going to be playing at home today." It was all green' Wc Memories This post contains videos

'Maldini says, "I thought we were going to be playing at home today." It was all green'

Charlie Stillitano recalls his involvement behind the scenes at the famous World Cup ’94 match.

# looking-back - Friday 8 June, 2018

From The42 US Open signs encouraging for Tiger Woods, 10 years on from last major victory Looking Back

US Open signs encouraging for Tiger Woods, 10 years on from last major victory

‘The last couple years have felt like a very long time. A second seemed like 24 hours.’

# looking-back - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From The42 ‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’ Looking Back This post contains videos

‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’

33 years on from representing Liverpool in the European Cup final, Jim Beglin reflects on a career full of highs and lows.

# looking-back - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's European Cup-winning sides? Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's European Cup-winning sides?

You’ll need to be a hardcore Reds fan to get 10/10 in this.

# looking-back - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From The42 'People ask me about the toughest decision and it's Joe Hart' Looking Back

'People ask me about the toughest decision and it's Joe Hart'

Pep Guardiola found it difficult to call time on the goalkeeper’s Man City career.

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