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#Great expectations

# great-expectations - Friday 5 August, 2022

Alexander-Arnold: Trophyless season would be massive failure for Liverpool
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# Great Expectations

Alexander-Arnold: Trophyless season would be massive failure for Liverpool

Aug 5th 2022, 9:16 PM 3,016 Views 6 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side narrowly missed out on an unprecedented quadruple in the last campaign.

# great-expectations - Thursday 4 August, 2022

'Why not Premier League and the Champions League?' - Conte
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

'Why not Premier League and the Champions League?' - Conte

Aug 4th 2022, 4:53 PM 7,143 Views 8 Comments

The Italian has set high expectations for his first full season as Tottenham manager.

# great-expectations - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Holders Netherlands have to settle for draw in Euros opener
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

Holders Netherlands have to settle for draw in Euros opener

Jul 9th 2022, 10:27 PM 3,594 Views 0 Comments

They earned a point against Sweden while in the other group game, Portugal drew 2-2 with Switzerland.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Ireland's youngsters on the verge of making history
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# Great Expectations

Ireland's youngsters on the verge of making history

Jun 14th 2022, 12:01 AM 7,459 Views 3 Comments

A win against Italy would see Jim Crawford’s men become the first Irish team ever to qualify for a major tournament.

# great-expectations - Sunday 12 June, 2022

'If I really want to become a world-class striker and a top player, it’s got to start now'
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

'If I really want to become a world-class striker and a top player, it’s got to start now'

Jun 12th 2022, 12:36 AM 13,155 Views 3 Comments

Michael Obafemi produced an influential display in Ireland’s win over Scotland.

# great-expectations - Sunday 29 May, 2022

'The year we signed, Nottingham Forest had come third in the Premier League'
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

'The year we signed, Nottingham Forest had come third in the Premier League'

May 29th 2022, 7:30 AM 28,567 Views 3 Comments

Keith Foy remembers a time when an influx of promising young Irish players moved to the City Ground club.

# great-expectations - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Training with Phil Foden at Man City, returning home to Ireland and learning from Damien Duff
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

Training with Phil Foden at Man City, returning home to Ireland and learning from Damien Duff

Feb 17th 2022, 6:00 PM 10,836 Views 0 Comments

Aaron O’Driscoll is hoping to help Shelbourne enjoy a successful season on their return to the top flight.

# great-expectations - Saturday 15 January, 2022

It’s time for Curtis Jones to start fulfilling his potential – Jurgen Klopp
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

It’s time for Curtis Jones to start fulfilling his potential – Jurgen Klopp

Jan 15th 2022, 11:23 PM 4,947 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old has endured a difficult time since October, with a freak eye injury in training being followed by a Covid-enforced absence.

# great-expectations - Friday 14 January, 2022

5 Irish players that could make a Premier League breakthrough in 2022
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

5 Irish players that could make a Premier League breakthrough in 2022

Jan 14th 2022, 1:00 PM 9,771 Views 0 Comments

Evan Ferguson and others close to getting game time in the top flight.

# great-expectations - Saturday 18 December, 2021

‘Pep gets monthly reports on how he’s doing’ - The breakout Irish star of 2021
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# Great Expectations

‘Pep gets monthly reports on how he’s doing’ - The breakout Irish star of 2021

Dec 18th 2021, 9:00 AM 28,820 Views 10 Comments

It’s been a phenomenal 12 months for Gavin Bazunu.

# great-expectations - Friday 10 December, 2021

Can Steven Gerrard become a great manager?
# Pressure
From The42
# Pressure

Can Steven Gerrard become a great manager?

Dec 10th 2021, 7:09 PM 5,874 Views 15 Comments

The Liverpool legend makes his return to Anfield as Aston Villa manager this weekend.

# great-expectations - Friday 3 December, 2021

PSG still waiting for Lionel Messi to find Ballon d'Or form
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

PSG still waiting for Lionel Messi to find Ballon d'Or form

Dec 3rd 2021, 8:58 PM 4,419 Views 3 Comments

With Neymar set for a spell on the sidelines, the responsibility on the Argentine star’s shoulders has increased.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

'I’d like to think I’d be ready now' - Kilkenny eyeing Ireland senior call-up
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

'I’d like to think I’d be ready now' - Kilkenny eyeing Ireland senior call-up

Sep 7th 2021, 12:02 AM 5,455 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old has impressed for Bournemouth this season.

# great-expectations - Monday 9 August, 2021

PSG braced for Lionel Messi arrival
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

PSG braced for Lionel Messi arrival

Aug 9th 2021, 10:55 AM 13,926 Views 10 Comments

The 34-year-old is seen by the French giants’ Qatari owners as the vital missing piece of their frustrating Champions League puzzle.

# great-expectations - Monday 31 May, 2021

'I've never for one minute doubted his talent and I've always said he would be a senior international'
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

'I've never for one minute doubted his talent and I've always said he would be a senior international'

May 31st 2021, 8:00 PM 32,714 Views 4 Comments

A detailed look at the rise of Shamrock Rovers’ Danny Mandroiu on the back of his recent Ireland call-up.

# great-expectations - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal's £72 million man is finally starting to settle
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal's £72 million man is finally starting to settle

May 20th 2021, 2:18 PM 7,796 Views 2 Comments

A double from Pepe kept the Gunners in the hunt for European football next season.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

'He wants to captain Ireland': The making of a teenage star admired by Arsenal, Man United and others
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# Nathan Collins

'He wants to captain Ireland': The making of a teenage star admired by Arsenal, Man United and others

Feb 24th 2021, 2:30 PM 35,281 Views 5 Comments

Leixlip native Nathan Collins has risen through the ranks to become one of the most highly rated young defenders in English football.

# great-expectations - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Jurgen Klopp says managing players like Mohamed Salah can be 'challenging in a good way'
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

Jurgen Klopp says managing players like Mohamed Salah can be 'challenging in a good way'

Dec 26th 2020, 1:59 PM 4,379 Views 2 Comments

An interview published in Spanish media suggested the Egyptian star could be unhappy at Anfield.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man United face ‘vital’ period to prove title credentials
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man United face ‘vital’ period to prove title credentials

Dec 16th 2020, 11:41 PM 6,329 Views 6 Comments

The Red Devils responded well to crashing out of the Champions League at RB Leipzig last week.

# great-expectations - Sunday 12 July, 2020

The Irish teen sensation who joined Liverpool in their '80s pomp
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

The Irish teen sensation who joined Liverpool in their '80s pomp

Jul 12th 2020, 8:00 PM 45,344 Views 6 Comments

Brian Mooney chats to The42 about his early days at Anfield, becoming a cult hero with Preston and why a big move to Sunderland didn’t work out.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

8 expectations I had about giving birth - and how the reality measured up
# Great Expectations
# Great Expectations

8 expectations I had about giving birth - and how the reality measured up

Nov 19th 2019, 5:20 PM 3,126 Views 1 Comment

Visiting hours don’t apply when you have a C-section, right? Wrong.

# great-expectations - Friday 6 September, 2019

Stephen Kenny backs 17-year-old Spurs striker Parrott to 'come alive' in Tallaght tonight
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

Stephen Kenny backs 17-year-old Spurs striker Parrott to 'come alive' in Tallaght tonight

Sep 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,527 Views 6 Comments

Ireland face Armenia in a European Championship qualifier this evening.

# great-expectations - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Harry Maguire gives new-look Man United plenty of cause for optimism
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

Harry Maguire gives new-look Man United plenty of cause for optimism

Aug 11th 2019, 9:31 PM 14,688 Views 23 Comments

The Red Devils began their campaign today with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Chelsea.

# great-expectations - Sunday 21 July, 2019

The Southampton teenager aiming to help guide Ireland to the Euro U19 semi-finals
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

The Southampton teenager aiming to help guide Ireland to the Euro U19 semi-finals

Jul 21st 2019, 7:30 AM 8,980 Views 2 Comments

Kameron Ledwidge is expected to feature in his side’s crucial clash with Czech Republic later today.

# great-expectations - Friday 7 June, 2019

'You can change the manager, but cannot change the players' - Danish taunts could inspire Ireland
# Talking Point
From The42
# Talking Point

'You can change the manager, but cannot change the players' - Danish taunts could inspire Ireland

Jun 7th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,495 Views 13 Comments

Age Hareide’s men are in confident mood ahead of tonight’s game.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'Our main goal is to win the tournament and make history happen'
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

'Our main goal is to win the tournament and make history happen'

May 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 4,964 Views 2 Comments

There is a positivity within the Ireland U17 squad epitomised by captain Seamas Keogh.

# great-expectations - Monday 24 September, 2018

What has happened to Alexis Sanchez?
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

What has happened to Alexis Sanchez?

Sep 24th 2018, 6:30 AM 20,504 Views 11 Comments

The Manchester United star has come under fire for his disappointing performances since joining the club.

# great-expectations - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Bale will get much better' - Real Madrid boss Lopetegui
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

'Bale will get much better' - Real Madrid boss Lopetegui

Aug 16th 2018, 6:57 PM 6,139 Views 6 Comments

The Wales international forward is being backed by his manager to play an influential role for the Blancos in the 2018-19 campaign.

# great-expectations - Sunday 24 June, 2018

What happened to Robert Lewandowski?
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

What happened to Robert Lewandowski?

Jun 24th 2018, 11:08 PM 15,730 Views 11 Comments

The Bayern Munich star was poor as Poland exited the World Cup following a 3-0 loss to Cololmbia.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Irish Rugby says job advert for unpaid full-time intern that needed a masters or PhD was a 'mistake'
# Great Expectations
# Great Expectations

Irish Rugby says job advert for unpaid full-time intern that needed a masters or PhD was a 'mistake'

Apr 24th 2018, 9:37 AM 31,244 Views 52 Comments

The high requirements for a position that is unpaid had been described as “totally wrong”.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

'I don’t think I would have had the career I’ve had so far if it wasn’t for that day'
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

'I don’t think I would have had the career I’ve had so far if it wasn’t for that day'

Apr 3rd 2018, 10:36 PM 9,070 Views 3 Comments

Rory McIlroy has reflected on his 2011 Masters collapse as he looks forward to this year’s event.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Experiencing mothering stress and burnout? Psychologist gives advice on steps to take
# Great Expectations
# Great Expectations

Experiencing mothering stress and burnout? Psychologist gives advice on steps to take

Jan 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 30,110 Views 42 Comments

Idealistic images of motherhood on social media causes mums to feel insecure and isolated, writes Niamh Delmar.

# great-expectations - Monday 11 December, 2017

Is Lukaku justifying £75m price tag at Man Utd? Premier League legend Shearer suggests not
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

Is Lukaku justifying £75m price tag at Man Utd? Premier League legend Shearer suggests not

Dec 11th 2017, 9:05 AM 8,163 Views 28 Comments

An iconic goalscorer of the modern era believes the Belgian striker is lacking confidence and not offering enough to the collective Red Devils cause

# great-expectations - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Don't expect champagne football, says unapologetic England boss
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From The42
# Great Expectations

Don't expect champagne football, says unapologetic England boss

Sep 2nd 2017, 4:41 PM 4,695 Views 5 Comments

Gareth Southgate tried to assuage fans’ disappointment at his side’s lacklustre performance.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

What position will Robbie Brady play at Burnley and will he suit their style?
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

What position will Robbie Brady play at Burnley and will he suit their style?

Feb 1st 2017, 6:34 PM 6,365 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland international left Norwich and finally completed his return to the Premier League on Deadline Day.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'I thought Tottenham had signed Zidane!'
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

'I thought Tottenham had signed Zidane!'

Dec 13th 2016, 8:38 PM 14,672 Views 3 Comments

Jermaine Jenas was so impressed by Adel Taarabt in training he compared him to the France legend.

# great-expectations - Friday 29 April, 2016

Eddie Jones is aiming to make England 'the best side in the world' within three years
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

Eddie Jones is aiming to make England 'the best side in the world' within three years

Apr 29th 2016, 11:46 AM 3,509 Views 20 Comments

Keeping up with the Joneses.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Memphis: I haven't lived up to expectations at United
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

Memphis: I haven't lived up to expectations at United

Feb 24th 2016, 8:26 AM 5,823 Views 22 Comments

The Dutchman admitted he has struggled since swapping PSV for Manchester United in a £25million deal.

# great-expectations - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Ireland's Annalise Murphy on great expectations, Rio’s unclean water and coping with light winds
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From The42
# Interview

Ireland's Annalise Murphy on great expectations, Rio’s unclean water and coping with light winds

Feb 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 16,056 Views 11 Comments

The Irish sailor chats to The42 about her big year ahead.

# great-expectations - Saturday 2 January, 2016

One to watch: A knockout specialist with his eye on Anthony Joshua
# Remember The Name
From The42
# Remember The Name

One to watch: A knockout specialist with his eye on Anthony Joshua

Jan 2nd 2016, 9:20 PM 10,429 Views 7 Comments

Don’t say we didn’t warn you, Kiwi heavyweight Joseph Parker looks destined to have a big 2016.

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