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#Remember when

# remember-when - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember ladies football and camogie from through the 2000s?
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Quiz: How well do you remember ladies football and camogie from through the 2000s?

Mar 31st 2020, 7:30 AM 5,168 Views 1 Comment

A trip down memory lane as we test your knowledge.

# remember-when - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Quiz: Test your knowledge of these nemeses of the Irish football team
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Quiz: Test your knowledge of these nemeses of the Irish football team

Mar 28th 2020, 5:30 PM 47,561 Views 24 Comments

We apologise in advance for dragging up some bad memories.

# remember-when - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Asprilla: I had to beg a hitman not to kill Chilavert
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Asprilla: I had to beg a hitman not to kill Chilavert

Nov 13th 2019, 9:09 PM 11,391 Views 6 Comments

The former Newcastle man has revealed the drama that followed a 1997 World Cup qualifier.

# remember-when - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'I loved the World Cup up until the semi-finals. Then I hated it'
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'I loved the World Cup up until the semi-finals. Then I hated it'

Sep 14th 2019, 12:26 PM 10,027 Views 1 Comment

The pressure was ‘horrendous,’ says former South Africa player Mark Andrews.

# remember-when - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'The first year I was there they got to the FA Cup final... Steven Gerrard scored that screamer'
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'The first year I was there they got to the FA Cup final... Steven Gerrard scored that screamer'

May 30th 2019, 9:17 PM 7,502 Views 2 Comments

Lorcan Fitzgerald on life at Shels, his early days with West Ham and rediscovering his love of football.

# remember-when - Monday 11 February, 2019

Man United were a 'laughing stock' before Solskjaer - Jones
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Man United were a 'laughing stock' before Solskjaer - Jones

Feb 11th 2019, 8:35 PM 9,370 Views 5 Comments

A turbulent season at Old Trafford saw Jose Mourinho sacked last December.

# remember-when - Thursday 14 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 14th 2018, 2:05 PM 38,382 Views 25 Comments

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

# remember-when - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

The story of Marseille’s tainted Champions League win
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The story of Marseille’s tainted Champions League win

May 16th 2018, 5:37 PM 14,107 Views 10 Comments

Victory on Wednesday would represent the most glorious night in OM’s European history – with their UCL success of 25 years ago going down in infamy.

# remember-when - Sunday 15 April, 2018

"They asked me about Effenberg. And I said: 'If he thinks I was like his father, he played like my mother'"
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"They asked me about Effenberg. And I said: 'If he thinks I was like his father, he played like my mother'"

Apr 15th 2018, 9:30 PM 40,923 Views 11 Comments

Cork City legend Dave Barry on winning All-Irelands, scoring against Bayern Munich, Patsy Freyne’s fondness for a smoke and representing Ireland against Man United.

# remember-when - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Brazil legend Ronaldo reveals reason behind famous 2002 World Cup haircut
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Brazil legend Ronaldo reveals reason behind famous 2002 World Cup haircut

Mar 21st 2018, 11:14 AM 17,000 Views 7 Comments

The 98-cap former international donned a unique hairstyle while going on to fire his country to their fifth World Cup title

# remember-when - Thursday 1 March, 2018

'My head exploded after Newcastle winner!'
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'My head exploded after Newcastle winner!'

Mar 1st 2018, 9:12 AM 7,878 Views 5 Comments

Stan Collymore recalls playing and scoring in what was arguably the greatest Premier League match of all time 22 years ago.

# remember-when - Friday 22 December, 2017

"Anelka, the league’s top scorer, said: 'I do not play on the wing'"
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"Anelka, the league’s top scorer, said: 'I do not play on the wing'"

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:09 PM 13,263 Views 7 Comments

Luiz Felipe Scolari lasted just seven months at Stamford Bridge, with the attitude of certain players doing his cause few favours.

# remember-when - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Lee Sharpe reveals what Fergie said to Cantona after 'kung-fu kick'
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Lee Sharpe reveals what Fergie said to Cantona after 'kung-fu kick'

Nov 12th 2017, 8:45 AM 19,798 Views 15 Comments

The legendary manager was not in a good mood after the infamous incident – but Gary Pallister’s defending was the main focus of his rage.

# remember-when - Monday 5 June, 2017

Remember that time... Jedward almost died on a sandbank in Malahide
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Remember that time... Jedward almost died on a sandbank in Malahide

Jun 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 4,081 Views 0 Comments

And some other bizarre Irish celebrity happenings from over the years.

# remember-when - Thursday 23 February, 2017

‘It was sport and politics colliding’ – Behind the camera lens on that historic day in Croke Park
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‘It was sport and politics colliding’ – Behind the camera lens on that historic day in Croke Park

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:00 PM 3,807 Views 2 Comments

Inpho photographer Morgan Treacy chats to The42 about the momentous Ireland-England 2007 clash.

# remember-when - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'Jack tells the press that Fifa are playing with our lives. He warns that someone could die'
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'Jack tells the press that Fifa are playing with our lives. He warns that someone could die'

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:00 PM 7,284 Views 2 Comments

In an extract from his recently released book, Jason McAteer looks back on the highs and lows of the 1994 World Cup.

# remember-when - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

How Cruyff saved a young Guardiola from Barcelona axe
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How Cruyff saved a young Guardiola from Barcelona axe

Oct 4th 2016, 8:48 AM 9,341 Views 4 Comments

The Catalan giants were supposedly ready to sell the young midfielder because they considered him “scrawny and bad defensively”.

# remember-when - Friday 16 September, 2016

'Van Gaal cried like a baby after Barcelona sacking'
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'Van Gaal cried like a baby after Barcelona sacking'

Sep 16th 2016, 7:05 PM 10,674 Views 29 Comments

Philippe Christanval claims the legendary Dutch coach broke down in the dressing room.

# remember-when - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

People are sharing their favourite memories of Robbie Keane, and it's lovely
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People are sharing their favourite memories of Robbie Keane, and it's lovely

Aug 31st 2016, 5:15 PM 5,005 Views 7 Comments

He’ll be missed.

# remember-when - Saturday 16 July, 2016

5 years ago, a team with World Cup winners and Euros champions came to Belfield and lost
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From The42
# Upset

5 years ago, a team with World Cup winners and Euros champions came to Belfield and lost

Jul 16th 2016, 5:13 PM 12,103 Views 5 Comments

It’s the fifth anniversary of one of the quirkier moments in recent Irish football history.

# remember-when - Monday 11 July, 2016

This US gymnast's coach recalls the moment she realised the athlete was a prodigy, aged 6
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This US gymnast's coach recalls the moment she realised the athlete was a prodigy, aged 6

Jul 11th 2016, 8:48 AM 6,701 Views 1 Comment

“I was like, ‘Wow, this kid is something.”

# remember-when - Saturday 2 July, 2016

5 golden moments from Man United legend Ryan Giggs
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5 golden moments from Man United legend Ryan Giggs

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:58 PM 6,619 Views 6 Comments

The Welshman announced his departure from Old Trafford after almost 30 years of service on Saturday

# remember-when - Monday 18 April, 2016

Ferguson tried speaking Spanish to me, reveals ex-Man United player Veron
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Ferguson tried speaking Spanish to me, reveals ex-Man United player Veron

Apr 18th 2016, 11:48 PM 14,301 Views 12 Comments

The Argentine footballer also reserved high praise for former Red Devils captain Roy Keane.

# remember-when - Monday 28 March, 2016

Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy reflect on 'crazy' 2013 photo
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Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy reflect on 'crazy' 2013 photo

Mar 28th 2016, 3:35 PM 21,525 Views 7 Comments

Last week, the picture of the players sitting glumly behind then-manager Nigel Pearson emerged on social media.

# remember-when - Saturday 26 March, 2016

5 historic England versus Germany clashes
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5 historic England versus Germany clashes

Mar 26th 2016, 12:05 AM 7,263 Views 2 Comments

Roy Hodgson’s side take on Joachim Löw’s men on Saturday evening.

# remember-when - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

'You've done me!' -- Jason McAteer on thinking Ashley Cole had ruined his World Cup hopes
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'You've done me!' -- Jason McAteer on thinking Ashley Cole had ruined his World Cup hopes

Feb 10th 2016, 8:30 PM 11,046 Views 5 Comments

The ex-Ireland international says current stars will be playing with the Euros on their mind.

# remember-when - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

7 of Ireland's most perfect days on home soil
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7 of Ireland's most perfect days on home soil

Nov 17th 2015, 6:06 PM 10,548 Views 0 Comments

The defeat of Holland in 2001 and other memorable occasions for the Boys in Green.

# remember-when - Friday 16 October, 2015

Gerrard reveals how Rodgers reacted to slip
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Gerrard reveals how Rodgers reacted to slip

Oct 16th 2015, 12:26 PM 14,477 Views 14 Comments

The former Liverpool midfielder has explained the manager’s half-time team talk following the infamous incident.

# remember-when - Saturday 26 September, 2015

'I miss playing with Wayne Rooney'
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'I miss playing with Wayne Rooney'

Sep 26th 2015, 11:46 PM 12,070 Views 18 Comments

“He’s a fantastic boy and he helped me a lot when he came to join us in Manchester.”

# remember-when - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

'I was absolutely f***ing delighted to beat Louis van Gaal's Holland' - McCarthy
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'I was absolutely f***ing delighted to beat Louis van Gaal's Holland' - McCarthy

Sep 22nd 2015, 6:56 PM 8,051 Views 9 Comments

The then-Ireland boss says he gained particular satisfaction from his victory over the Dutch.

# remember-when - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Denis Irwin re-creates THAT goal against Liverpool*
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Denis Irwin re-creates THAT goal against Liverpool*

Sep 3rd 2015, 3:06 PM 7,932 Views 19 Comments

*Very badly.

# remember-when - Thursday 6 August, 2015

The story of the Irish part-timers who were ‘one kick away’ from Real Madrid
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The story of the Irish part-timers who were ‘one kick away’ from Real Madrid

Aug 6th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,853 Views 19 Comments

A new documentary recalls Dundalk’s memorable 1979-80 campaign.

# remember-when - Saturday 4 July, 2015

One of the greatest World Cup goals ever is 17 years old today
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One of the greatest World Cup goals ever is 17 years old today

Jul 4th 2015, 3:57 PM 4,724 Views 11 Comments

The moment of genius secured a last-gasp 2-1 victory and sent the Dutch team into the semi-finals.

# remember-when - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Where are they now? The Man United team that SOMEHOW lost the 1995 FA Cup final
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Where are they now? The Man United team that SOMEHOW lost the 1995 FA Cup final

May 28th 2015, 9:00 PM 15,110 Views 17 Comments

The game turned out to be the final competitive appearance for two of the club’s high-profile players, Paul Ince and Mark Hughes.

# remember-when - Monday 25 May, 2015

Steve Finnan has broken his silence on Liverpool's 2005 Champions League triumph
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Steve Finnan has broken his silence on Liverpool's 2005 Champions League triumph

May 25th 2015, 8:12 PM 14,017 Views 9 Comments

“If I hadn’t have got injured, we wouldn’t have won the European Cup.”

# remember-when - Sunday 10 May, 2015

‘I’d train, go to the pub, stay out late and sweat it off the following morning, then repeat the process’
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‘I’d train, go to the pub, stay out late and sweat it off the following morning, then repeat the process’

May 10th 2015, 10:00 AM 58,917 Views 11 Comments

In an excerpt from Men in White Suits, former Liverpool defender John Scales recalls his time at the club.

# remember-when - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Where are they now? The Monaco team 1 game away from an unlikely CL triumph
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Where are they now? The Monaco team 1 game away from an unlikely CL triumph

Apr 14th 2015, 6:50 PM 10,156 Views 5 Comments

Ahead of their clash with Juventus tonight, we recall the highly regarded 2004 team.

# remember-when - Thursday 2 April, 2015

New Ulster Rugby signing Charles Piutau is no stranger to GAA
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New Ulster Rugby signing Charles Piutau is no stranger to GAA

Apr 2nd 2015, 9:40 AM 7,999 Views 3 Comments

In November 2013, the All Blacks came to Ireland and tested their skills against the Dubs.

# remember-when - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Gary Neville on playing against a young Thierry Henry for the first time
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Gary Neville on playing against a young Thierry Henry for the first time

Dec 31st 2014, 12:05 AM 8,691 Views 13 Comments

He also admits that he never imagined the Frenchman would become a superstar

# remember-when - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

8 reasons you can't stop thinking about the joys of summer
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From The Daily Edge
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8 reasons you can't stop thinking about the joys of summer

Jan 21st 2014, 1:00 PM 18,473 Views 18 Comments

Remember summer? Wasn’t it SO GREAT?

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