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# tough-times - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

From The42 Loew under pressure as Germany forced to rally from two goals down to draw against Switzerland Tough Times

Loew under pressure as Germany forced to rally from two goals down to draw against Switzerland

The 60-year-old has been at the helm for 14 years.

# tough-times - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Paschal Donohoe says ministers won't take pay cut during Covid-19 pandemic

The finance minister had previously said he would consider actions taken by other governments in terms of pay cuts for politicians.

# tough-times - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

From The42 Bournemouth boss becomes first Premier League manager to take pay cut Tough Times

Bournemouth boss becomes first Premier League manager to take pay cut

Eddie Howe has been impacted as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc worldwide.

# tough-times - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

From The42 Rugby Australia makes salary cuts and stands down 75% of workforce Tough Times

Rugby Australia makes salary cuts and stands down 75% of workforce

Meanwhile, Scottish Rugby has accounted pay deferrals for some of its biggest earners.

# tough-times - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

From The42 England's RFU expects losses up to £50 million over next 18 months due to Covid-19 crisis Tough Times

England's RFU expects losses up to £50 million over next 18 months due to Covid-19 crisis

The spread of coronavirus means no major sporting action can currently take place in the UK.

# tough-times - Thursday 19 March, 2020

From The42 Sligo Rovers announce temporary layoffs for all management, players and administration staff Tough Times

Sligo Rovers announce temporary layoffs for all management, players and administration staff

The Premier Division club made the decision following ‘intensive talks involving the National League Executive Committee, the PFAI and FAI.’

# tough-times - Monday 2 March, 2020

From The42 Munster confirm Joey Carbery's season is over as he looks to recover fully Tough Times

Munster confirm Joey Carbery's season is over as he looks to recover fully

The 24-year-old’s campaign has been ruined by injuries.

# tough-times - Friday 13 December, 2019

From The42 'That's the part of rugby that people don't see' - Cronin fit again with Munster Tough Times

'That's the part of rugby that people don't see' - Cronin fit again with Munster

The Highfield RFC man struggled with injury last season but is relishing being back in the red jersey.

# tough-times - Monday 9 December, 2019

From The42 Patriots fans 'have the right' to boo after second straight defeat - Brady Tough Times

Patriots fans 'have the right' to boo after second straight defeat - Brady

The quarterback also said how one handles things ‘gracefully’ is what is important to him.

# tough-times - Friday 6 December, 2019

From The42 Ljungberg: 'Scared' Arsenal just need to 'dig out a win' for confidence boost Tough Times

Ljungberg: 'Scared' Arsenal just need to 'dig out a win' for confidence boost

Arsenal’s interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg believes his team just need a win to regain some confidence.

# tough-times - Saturday 2 November, 2019

From The42 'Maybe I should’ve started others, who knows?' - Solskjaer bewildered after latest United setback Tough Times

'Maybe I should’ve started others, who knows?' - Solskjaer bewildered after latest United setback

The Red Devils have recorded only three wins in 11 top-tier matches.

# tough-times - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

From The42 Transfer business won't be easy for United 'in the pit with the rest of the sharks,' warns Neville Tough Times

Transfer business won't be easy for United 'in the pit with the rest of the sharks,' warns Neville

The former Red Devils defender believes fierce competition and inflated asking prices will make life difficult.

# tough-times - Monday 10 June, 2019

From The42 'It's nearly sad that we got beat by 13 points and Waterford people are half-happy' Tough Times This post contains videos

'It's nearly sad that we got beat by 13 points and Waterford people are half-happy'

Ken McGrath says the Déise are ‘under a bit of pressure’ after shipping another defeat in the Munster SHC.

# tough-times - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Peat makes passionate plea for change as Ireland continue to fall behind

The women’s national team have lost seven of their last eight games and are facing into their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years.

# tough-times - Sunday 24 February, 2019

'Ignorance is bliss' - Playing on a torn cruciate for 10 months but missing All-Ireland glory

Kildare captain Grace Clifford casts her mind back to a whirlwind time.

# tough-times - Monday 18 February, 2019

From The42 Under-fire Sarri admits Chelsea 'played confusing football' after limping out of FA Cup Tough Times

Under-fire Sarri admits Chelsea 'played confusing football' after limping out of FA Cup

The Blues crashed out of the competition after losing out to Manchester United at home.

# tough-times - Monday 12 November, 2018

From The42 England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband Family First This post contains videos

England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband

‘This one’s for my family, my husband, who are there with you when there’s a lot of lows.’

# tough-times - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

From The42 Thierry Henry's Monaco thrashed 4-0 at home in Champions League as wait for first win continues Tough Times

Thierry Henry's Monaco thrashed 4-0 at home in Champions League as wait for first win continues

A convincing defeat for the French side against Club Brugge.

# tough-times - Friday 18 May, 2018

From The42 'Not going to lie, I'm gutted...This is hard to take' - Joe Hart on World Cup rejection Tough Times

'Not going to lie, I'm gutted...This is hard to take' - Joe Hart on World Cup rejection

The goalkeeper has played in nine of England’s World Cup qualifiers.

# tough-times - Monday 19 February, 2018

From The42 'I hit rock bottom' – Kell Brook opens up on depression battle Tough Times

'I hit rock bottom' – Kell Brook opens up on depression battle

“I remember sitting on my own, thinking: ‘No one loves me. What have I done to myself? What have I done to the people that do love me?’”

# tough-times - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

From The42 McCall's Saracens put six-week deadline in place to revive their season Tough Times

McCall's Saracens put six-week deadline in place to revive their season

The reigning European champions fell to their sixth defeat in a row when they lost to Clermont yesterday.

# tough-times - Monday 22 May, 2017

From The42 'We're going to cop a lot of shite for this in the coming week, I'm guessing' Tough Times

'We're going to cop a lot of shite for this in the coming week, I'm guessing'

Leinster captain Isa Nacewa believes the province aren’t going to have to wait long for a trophy.

# tough-times - Saturday 15 October, 2016

John Connors defends bare-knuckle boxing, "I wouldn't say no to a fight"

John Connors talks about mental health, bare-knuckle boxing and Love/Hate.

# tough-times - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From The42 How will Dublin recover from huge Leinster hurling setback? Tough Times

How will Dublin recover from huge Leinster hurling setback?

Ger Cunningham and Mikey Carton admit the display against Galway wasn’t good enough.

# tough-times - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Here we go again? Microsoft Windows is starting to slide

For one, its biggest source of revenue will likely take a hit later this year when Windows 10 is released.

# tough-times - Monday 29 December, 2014

From The42 A day after his 30th birthday, Sean St Ledger is left without a club yet again Tough Times

A day after his 30th birthday, Sean St Ledger is left without a club yet again

The defender was released by Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy.

# tough-times - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From The42 'There are no friends in football' - Sean St Ledger on his difficulties with finding a club Tough Times

'There are no friends in football' - Sean St Ledger on his difficulties with finding a club

St Ledger spoke to RTÉ about how he has struggled with unemployment.

# tough-times - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From The42 LOI double winner has to sell medals to pay daughters' university fees Tough Times

LOI double winner has to sell medals to pay daughters' university fees

Former keeper Wayne Russell is “heartbroken” to have to part with his medals.

# tough-times - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Bad news for Irish newspapers: every single one has dropped in circulation

The Herald saw the biggest drop, while the Sunday Independent remains the best-selling newspaper in the country.

# tough-times - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The42 Analysis: Premier League youngsters face uncertain future Tough Times

Analysis: Premier League youngsters face uncertain future

For some, the loan system can feel like being trapped in a revolving door.

# tough-times - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 great pieces of advice for your teenage self Your Bad Self

11 great pieces of advice for your teenage self

What would YOU tell yourself as a teenager?

# tough-times - Friday 1 March, 2013

'There's a lot of head maggots going on' - Donnacha Ryan on Ireland's fall

“You can feel sorry for yourself or go outside that door and test your mettle,” the Munster lock told us.

# tough-times - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

From The42 Paraic Duffy: 'I don't think clubs will go under' Tough Times

Paraic Duffy: 'I don't think clubs will go under'

The GAA’s Director-General has admitted it is a huge concern the financial pressures that are being put on the grassroots of the association.

# tough-times - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet

New figures from the Central Bank illustrate the deepening mortgage crisis in Ireland with almost 130,000 in arrears.

# tough-times - Friday 13 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sinead O'Connor announces end of her marriage... for a second time Tough Times

Sinead O'Connor announces end of her marriage... for a second time

The singer blamed media scrutiny for the disintegration of her relationship with Barry Herridge, who she married in Vegas.