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The two-time Irish Olympian whose livelihood is under threat
Brendan Boyce on the likelihood of the 50k racewalk being eliminated from the Olympic Games.
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Guardiola reveals extent of injuries to key pair Laporte and Fernandinho
The duo may miss City’s next five games having been substituted in the Carabao Cup final.
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Chelsea fans boo €65 million man amid pressure on Sarri
Jorginho is still struggling to impress at Stamford Bridge and he was on the receiving end of more criticism in Thursday’s victory.
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Juventus star will miss Atletico clash to undergo heart treatment
The Old Lady confirmed Sami Khedira has an “atrial arrhythmia”.
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Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline
Caradh O’Donovan, Shauna Mullaney, Lauren Duffy and Paul Brennan are among those who could suffer.
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Jurgen Klopp points to injury problems as lacklustre Liverpool slip-up again
Victory over Everton on Wednesday will now take Man City to the top of the table.
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Ex-Newcastle midfielder seeking millions of euros of damages from PSG
Hatem Ben Arfa was sidelined from April 2017 until his contract expired at the end of last season.
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Tottenham star Serge Aurier released without charge following alleged assault
Defender was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm.
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Steven Gerrard concerned despite Rangers late show
Two Alfredo Morelos goals were enough to beat St Johnstone 2-1 on Sunday.
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Jose Mourinho believes Man United are 'far' from being a team in his image
The Red Devils boast a strong recent record against rivals Liverpool.
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22-year-old Bayern Munich attacker suggests he could retire if injury nightmare continues
Kingsley Coman has endured a difficult year due to ankle issues.
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Thierry Henry's Monaco 19th in 20-team Ligue 1 after latest loss
The Ligu 1 club remain mired in 19th place in the 20-team division.
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'It's a massive game and it's obviously disappointing the lads aren't here'
Ciaran Clark says the Ireland squad must focus on the task at hand despite the high-profile absences of Harry Arter and Declan Rice.
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€62 million signing battling confidence crisis, admits Arsenal boss
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was especially profligate in last weekend’s 3-2 loss at Chelsea.
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Tour de France winner admitted to psychiatric hospital after allegedly assaulting prostitute
44-year-old former cycling star Jan Ullrich was earlier Friday released on bail.
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'Players shouldn't accept it, fans shouldn't accept it, clubs shouldn't accept it'
Midfielder Eoin Wearen discusses Limerick’s recent financial problems and the players’ threat of strike action.
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'The only people who are in the stands are family of the players. There's no support at all'
Darren Kavanagh speaks to The42 about his reasons for leaving embattled First Division side Athlone Town.
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Even Lionel Messi can't compensate for Argentina's flaws
The pressure is on the world’s best player after his side were held to a disappointing draw today.
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Police probe Karius death threats after Champions League misery
The 24-year-old German threw the ball into Real forward Karim Benzema and it bounced back into the net for the opening goal.
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Dear Fifi: Am I an asshole?
When I say “Dear” – you say “Fifi”. Dear!
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After 4 games and 0 goals, Irish striker Anthony Stokes set to be sacked by Greek club
The Ireland international was released by Hibernian back in January.
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Dear Fifi: I'm gay, I slept with a close (straight) friend and now she's blanking me - what do I do?
Each Tuesday. A problem solved.’s resident advice columnist Dear Fifi.
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Where did it go wrong for PSG in the Champions League?
For all their lavish spending, the French club have still not made it past the quarter-finals of the competition this decade.
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Gareth Bale blues cloud Real Madrid's return to form
The Welshman was back on the bench for Wednesday’s 3-1 victory at Leganes.
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Villarreal player arrested after alleged victim claims he was 'tied up, beaten and held'
The allegation was made against Ruben Semedo.
# Dilemma
'Pogba isn't Kante' - Thierry Henry on Man United's problems
The debate as to where best to use the Frenchman continues to rage, with a fellow countryman eager to point out that he is not a holding midfielder.
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‘You’re the only one of the midfield three without pneumonia'
Stephen Kenny lamented Dundalk’s problems after seeing them lose to Cork City on Sunday.
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How the US could become the Dublin GAA of the soccer world
Pay-for-play’s negative impact on the sport is obvious, writes Tommy Martin.
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Crystal Palace star charged with assault and possession of an offensive weapon
An incident on Sunday morning has landed Jason Puncheon in hot water and he is due to appear in court on 5 January.
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Neymar headed to Brazil for 'personal matters'
The former FC Barcelona player, who frequently posts on social media, has not done so since Friday.
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Santi Cazorla almost lost foot in injury nightmare
The 32-year-old Spanish midfielder has been out of action for over a year.
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Different manager, same result, as Everton remain in relegation zone following loss
David Unsworth had a disappointing start to Premier League life as caretaker boss against Leicester.
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Ireland U19 player sent home after refusing to take blood test
Thomas Byrne had previously featured in the side’s 0-0 draw with Azerbaijan.
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Former rugby players suffer joint, bone problems - study
The participants were on average 60 years old, and they had played rugby for an average 20 years.
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Two sent off as 4-star Bohs push Drogheda closer to the drop
A Keith Ward hat-trick helped Bohemians earn a convincing victory tonight.
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Analysis: Roy Keane watches on as Ireland's midfield struggles
Harry Arter and Glenn Whelan struggled to influence the game on a difficult night against Georgia.
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‘It’s now becoming common for me to hear that 3-year-old boys are being approached by scouts’
Journalist and author Michael Calvin chats to The42 about his new book ‘No Hunger in Paradise’.
# Opinion
Irish football's problems go deeper than the Wes Hoolahan debate
The Norwich man’s absence against Georgia was lamented by critics, but this issue is only the tip of the iceberg.
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Everton star Wayne Rooney charged with drink-driving
The 31-year-old had been released on bail and is due to appear at Stockport Magistrates’ Court.
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Man United boss Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3 million tax evasion in Spain
The Portuguese boss coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013