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Dublin: -2 °C Sunday 22 January, 2017

Today’s News

The Secret Footballer on psychology, performance-enhancing drugs and constant paranoia

The anonymous author tells The42 about the secrets to success explored in his new book, How to Win.

British Olympic medallist Tom Daley on the key to healthy eating Nutrition This post contains videos

British Olympic medallist Tom Daley on the key to healthy eating

The 22-year-old diver told us about his new book ‘Tom’s Daily Plan’.

Yesterday’s News

Spurs' winning run to end at Man City and more Premier League bets to consider

Plus, Manchester United star Paul Pogba to score anytime against Stoke.

From 14-year-old Olympian to sporting icon - the story of Tom Daley's incredible rise

The British diver chats to The42 about his decorated career.

Friday 20 January, 2017

Liverpool target €15m-rated Joe Hart, Ashley Young to get €18m and all today's transfer gossip

Meanwhile, Pep Guardiola is reportedly willing to let Sergio Aguero leave Man City.

Ex-Ireland international Elliot joins newly promoted Drogheda

The Dubliner signs on having trained with Pete Mahon’s side over the past couple of weeks.

Thursday 19 January, 2017

One of the League of Ireland's most promising youngsters has committed to Cork

After a frustrating spell out injured, John Kavanagh has signed a new contract with the Leesiders.

Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Luke Shaw set for United exit, Chelsea target Lukaku (again) and all today's transfer gossip Departures Lounge This post contains videos

Luke Shaw set for United exit, Chelsea target Lukaku (again) and all today's transfer gossip

Plus, Scott Hogan’s move to West Ham is reportedly close, after the Hammers increased their bid for the Irish-qualified Brentford striker.

Irish Olympian Nolan retires from boxing to 'enjoy a few years of hurling'

The 29-year-old plays GAA with Oulart the Ballagh.

'If the club want to sack me, so be it'

Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy is under pressure after his side’s shock FA Cup loss.

Robbie Brady 'not anywhere near' Premier League transfer

The Dubliner is expected to feature for Norwich in the FA Cup tonight.

Monday 16 January, 2017

We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk sign ex-Chelsea starlet, legendary wrestler dies and all today's sport

Plus, Sean Cronin will miss the Six Nations after Leinster confirmed he has suffered a ‘significant’ hamstring injury.

Tributes paid after legendary wrestler Jimmy Snuka dies RIP

Tributes paid after legendary wrestler Jimmy Snuka dies

The WWE legend’s daughter Sarona, who wrestles as Tamina, confirmed the news on Instagram last night.

Sunday 15 January, 2017

The Irish Powerchair team set to take on the world this summer Feature This post contains videos

The Irish Powerchair team set to take on the world this summer

Donal Byrne chats to The42 about their upcoming competition.

10 big transfers that could still happen before the window closes

Robbie Brady and others who could be on the move before the deadline passes.

Saturday 14 January, 2017

Tottenham's squad depth issues, Chelsea's unsung hero and more Premier League talking points

Plus, Burnley maintain their incredible home record thanks to Joey Barton’s winner.

Ireland's James McGee falls just short of Australian Open qualification

The Castleknock native was beaten 7-6 3-6 6-3 by Australia’s Blake Mott.

Mourinho's United fan comments and more Premier League talking points

Plus, why John Stones needs to start maturing fast as he prepares to return to his former club.

Introducing Kickabout, the new app aiming to change the way 5-a-side football is organised

Gary O’Toole chats to The42 about his acclaimed initiative.

Friday 13 January, 2017

Ranking the 10 best players set to compete at the Africa Cup of Nations

Premier League PFA Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez is among the footballers to feature in our list.

Jon Walters emerges as a doubt for Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifier

Mark Hughes revealed today that the attacker is set to undergo knee surgery and he could consequently miss the Wales game.

Thursday 12 January, 2017

Ex-Ireland international becomes Oldham manager for 5th time

John Sheridan has made a swift return to management after leaving Notts County recently.

Galway youngster continues to impress in the Championship Potential This post contains videos

Galway youngster continues to impress in the Championship

Ryan Manning caught the eye again for QPR tonight.

Is James McCarthy's time at Everton coming to an end? Interview This post contains videos

Is James McCarthy's time at Everton coming to an end?

Phil Kirkbride, the Liverpool Echo’s Everton FC correspondent, chats to The42 about the Ireland midfielder.

We'll Leave it There So: Tributes paid to Graham Taylor, McIlroy's birdie blitz and all today's sport

Plus, Jonathan Sexton and Jamie Heaslip have been included for Leinster’s Champions Cup clash with Montpellier.

Shels pair cap memorable 12 months with Player of the Year double

The superb form of Noelle Murray and Leanne Kiernan has been recognised by the WNL.

Morgan Schneiderlin completes €23million move to Everton

Man United have sold the midfielder for a fee that could rise to €27 million.

'I was at a point of crisis in my life' - How Graham Taylor saved Paul McGrath's career

Former Aston Villa boss, who died today aged 72, had a huge impact on McGrath’s life and career.

Wednesday 11 January, 2017

James Milner the second-best performing full-back in Europe - study

Meanwhile, Man City’s Kevin de Bruyne is the highest-rated attacking midfielder.

United want €17m for Depay, Dundalk keen on ex-Chelsea starlet and all today's transfer gossip

Plus, Bournemouth are the latest club considering a loan move for out-of-favour Chelsea defender John Terry.

Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Man United target Tottenham duo, City ponder Wilshere move and all today's transfer gossip

Meanwhile, West Ham have reportedly made a £12m bid for Irish-qualified Scott Hogan.

How will it impact Ireland and more talking points from the 48-team World Cup decision

The new format will see an increase from 64 to 80 games.

Fifa Council unanimously approve 48-team World Cup proposal

The new format will be introduced in 2026.

Early season cruciate blow for Tyrone as attacker ruled out for 2017 season

Connor McAliskey suffered the injury during Sunday’s loss to Cavan.

Sunday 8 January, 2017

Is Dele Alli really a 'midfielder' and more Sunday FA Cup talking points Analysis This post contains videos

Is Dele Alli really a 'midfielder' and more Sunday FA Cup talking points

Plus, why Plymouth deserve more credit for their performance against Liverpool.

38-year-old Irish Olympian Breege Connolly one of the unsung heroes of 2016

The Leitrim native recalls her unforgettable experience at the Olympics.

Former League of Ireland star Chris Forrester captains his side against Chelsea today

The 24-year-old midfielder has become an integral part of the Peterborough team.

The Irish pair aiming to make history in the world's toughest bike race

Graham Macken chats to The42 about the arduous challenge himself and cycling partner Declan Brassil are set to undertake.

Saturday 7 January, 2017

Reading player clarifies Rooney jersey incident Much Ado About Nothing This post contains videos

Reading player clarifies Rooney jersey incident

George Evans was accused of ‘snubbing’ the England international after today’s FA Cup game.

Watch: Aiden McGeady impresses as Preston open the scoring against Arsenal Take A Bow This post contains videos

Watch: Aiden McGeady impresses as Preston open the scoring against Arsenal

The winger is one of two Irish internationals in the Championship club’s starting XI.

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