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#Looking Back

# looking-back - Yesterday’s News

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.

# looking-back - Friday 21 February, 2020

From The42 'I tried to buy a gun' - Rugby star Danny Cipriani on his severe depression Looking Back

'I tried to buy a gun' - Rugby star Danny Cipriani on his severe depression

He posted on Instagram just days after the death of his ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack.

# looking-back - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Quiz: How close were you paying attention to the general election campaign?

It must be still fresh in your head, mustn’t it?

# looking-back - Monday 27 January, 2020

From The42 Kobe Bryant's relentless spirit inspired fans and players alike through his illustrious career Black Mamba This post contains videos

Kobe Bryant's relentless spirit inspired fans and players alike through his illustrious career

The basketball icon and his daughter, Gianna, were among nine killed in a helicopter crash yesterday.

# looking-back - Sunday 26 January, 2020

From The42 'The senior guys, they didn't like me, they didn't want an Irish guy coming over' Looking Back

'The senior guys, they didn't like me, they didn't want an Irish guy coming over'

Waterford legend Alfie Hale reflects on his remarkable career in Irish and British football.

# looking-back - Saturday 11 January, 2020

From The42 'My heart will always want to play and that's the problem' - Reflecting on a rollercoaster 19-season career Trip Through Time

'My heart will always want to play and that's the problem' - Reflecting on a rollercoaster 19-season career

Waterford great Michelle Ryan called time on her Déise duty this week – but would love nothing more than to be starting out again.

# looking-back - Thursday 9 January, 2020

From The42 Liverpool winning Premier League would help me move on from Chelsea slip - Gerrard Looking Back

Liverpool winning Premier League would help me move on from Chelsea slip - Gerrard

The Reds look set to win their first top-flight crown in 30 years this season.

# looking-back - Friday 3 January, 2020

From The42 Wayne Rooney opens up on gambling struggle and how it threatened his career Looking Back

Wayne Rooney opens up on gambling struggle and how it threatened his career

‘It sucks you in,’ the Derby County player admitted.

# looking-back - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

From The42 'Our culture was still ingrained with the idea that Real Men don’t show their feelings' Looking Back This post contains videos

'Our culture was still ingrained with the idea that Real Men don’t show their feelings'

Former Liverpool star Robbie Fowler expresses regret about how Stan Collymore was treated during his time at Liverpool.

# looking-back - Thursday 26 December, 2019

From The42 Guardiola: I tried to convince Kompany to stay Looking Back

Guardiola: I tried to convince Kompany to stay

The defender ended an 11-year association with the club by captaining them to an unprecedented domestic treble in England last season.

# looking-back - Monday 23 December, 2019

From The42 From Tallaght to Cape Verde: A League of Ireland star's remarkable 12 months Looking Back

From Tallaght to Cape Verde: A League of Ireland star's remarkable 12 months

Roberto Lopes on a year in which he won the FAI Cup with Shamrock Rovers and made his international debut.

# looking-back - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

From The42 Lucas Moura was ‘very close’ to Man United move Looking Back

Lucas Moura was ‘very close’ to Man United move

The Brazil international winger, who is now enjoying a spell in England at Tottenham, held talks with the Red Devils before leaving Sao Paulo.

# looking-back - Monday 16 December, 2019

From The42 'I couldn't have asked for a better year' - Tiger Woods completes road to redemption Dream 19

'I couldn't have asked for a better year' - Tiger Woods completes road to redemption

“It’s been an amazing year… I’m speechless.’

# looking-back - Saturday 7 December, 2019

From The42 'I wasn't living the way I should,' admits Sterling Looking Back

'I wasn't living the way I should,' admits Sterling

The forward feels he was not always 100% dedicated to football as he is now.

# looking-back - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

From The42 'I would have been very unhappy' - Mourinho explains why he lived in hotel while at Man United Home Comforts

'I would have been very unhappy' - Mourinho explains why he lived in hotel while at Man United

It was suggested that his unusual living situation contributed to his unhappiness at Old Trafford, the new Spurs boss strongly disagrees.

# looking-back - Saturday 30 November, 2019

From The42 In pics: Jim Gavin's best moments as Dublin manager Looking Back

In pics: Jim Gavin's best moments as Dublin manager

The five-in-a-row-winning boss stepped down today.

# looking-back - Thursday 28 November, 2019

From The42 'You've got to respect the decision that David Nucifora made' - Ruan Pienaar Family Man

'You've got to respect the decision that David Nucifora made' - Ruan Pienaar

The 35-year-old is now back in South Africa after the IRFU performance director forced him to leave Ulster in 2017.

# looking-back - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

From The42 'Jim McGuinness introduced me to the panel and said, ‘He’ll be playing for the next 20 years'' Looking Back

'Jim McGuinness introduced me to the panel and said, ‘He’ll be playing for the next 20 years''

As Naomh Conaill prepare for Sunday’s Ulster final, Leo McLoone reflects on his career with the Glenties club.

# looking-back - Sunday 24 November, 2019

From The42 It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week Looking Back

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

We look back on a busy seven days of action

# looking-back - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

From The42 'You could never see him being one of the greatest goal scorers ever, you just couldn’t' Looking Back

'You could never see him being one of the greatest goal scorers ever, you just couldn’t'

Ryan Giggs on Cristiano Ronaldo’s remarkable rise to become one of football’s all-time greats.

# looking-back - Sunday 20 October, 2019

From The42 'United belongs to those of us who go every bloody week and not to people with big bank balances' Looking Back

'United belongs to those of us who go every bloody week and not to people with big bank balances'

Thirty years ago, fans weren’t just furious with Alex Ferguson’s team but with the club’s decision-makers too.

# looking-back - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

From The42 Dani Alves hits out at Parisian life: 'They’re f***ing racists' Looking Back

Dani Alves hits out at Parisian life: 'They’re f***ing racists'

The ex-PSG star said that life in the French capital was ‘stressful’ and that he preferred the atmosphere in Barcelona or Seville.

# looking-back - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

From The42 Messi: I almost left Barcelona five years ago Looking Back

Messi: I almost left Barcelona five years ago

The Argentine star was unhappy after he and his father were charged with tax fraud.

# looking-back - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From The42 The Irishman who wasn't there Looking Back This post contains videos

The Irishman who wasn't there

Lee Carsley on his bittersweet international career and his belief that his country never saw the best of him.

# looking-back - Friday 4 October, 2019

From The42 'I was very p****d off' - Gnabry reveals father’s ban on Bayern Munich move Looking Back

'I was very p****d off' - Gnabry reveals father’s ban on Bayern Munich move

The 24-year-old hit the headlines this week by scoring four against Tottenham – but his route to Bavaria has been a circuitous one.

# looking-back - Monday 30 September, 2019

From The42 ‘£25m, tiny, slow, only left footed and didn't know his position’ – The transformation of David Silva Looking Back

‘£25m, tiny, slow, only left footed and didn't know his position’ – The transformation of David Silva

Joe Hart admits to being underwhelmed by the Spaniard when he arrived at Manchester City.

# looking-back - Friday 27 September, 2019

From The42 ‘They said: We don’t think you’re ready... I knew I wasn’t going to be playing a lot of games’ Looking Back

‘They said: We don’t think you’re ready... I knew I wasn’t going to be playing a lot of games’

Bohemians’ Keith Buckley on how patience with his development at underage level ultimately paid off.

# looking-back - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

From The42 My family were concerned when Mourinho joined Man United - Mata Looking Back

My family were concerned when Mourinho joined Man United - Mata

The playmaker says people close to him were worried when the Portuguese coach followed him to the Theatre of Dreams.

# looking-back - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

From The42 'I nearly gave up football when I was 12' - Man United star James Looking Back

'I nearly gave up football when I was 12' - Man United star James

The winger has impressed with three goals in five Premier League games for the Red Devils.

# looking-back - Friday 13 September, 2019

From The42 'Sanchez always seemed a sad man' - Mourinho Looking Back

'Sanchez always seemed a sad man' - Mourinho

The Chile attacker failed to impress at Old Trafford, but his former manager hopes he can find happiness following a loan move to Serie A.

# looking-back - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From The42 Details of Spurs' failed €65 million Fernandes bid revealed - including Premier League title bonus Looking Back

Details of Spurs' failed €65 million Fernandes bid revealed - including Premier League title bonus

The midfielder looked set for a big-money switch during the off-season but has stayed with the Liga NOS side.

# looking-back - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

From The42 'Tottenham probably got rid of me at the wrong time' - Trippier Looking Back

'Tottenham probably got rid of me at the wrong time' - Trippier

The Atletico Madrid defender believes the Premier League side made a mistake in selling him.

# looking-back - Monday 26 August, 2019

From The42 Tipperary celebrate but how will counties review their 2019 hurling season? Looking Back

Tipperary celebrate but how will counties review their 2019 hurling season?

Tipperary completed an All-Ireland hurling double but there was disappointment in 2019 for others.

# looking-back - Friday 23 August, 2019

From The42 Guardiola: I doubted milestone man David Silva Looking Back

Guardiola: I doubted milestone man David Silva

The Spanish star is set for his 400th Premier League game this weekend.

From The42 ‘Once a red always a red’ – Liverpool legend Alonso not ruling out return as coach Looking Back

‘Once a red always a red’ – Liverpool legend Alonso not ruling out return as coach

The World Cup winner is taking his first steps into senior coaching with Real Sociedad’s B side.

# looking-back - Friday 16 August, 2019

From The42 'It was such a big part of my life, it's weird that I got up one day and walked away' County Calling

'It was such a big part of my life, it's weird that I got up one day and walked away'

Cork camogie star Amy O’Connor on leaving a promising soccer career behind, and life on and off the field of play.

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