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What happened to Stephen Ireland? Enigma This post contains videos

What happened to Stephen Ireland?

10 years on from his winning goal against Wales at Croke Park, the Stoke star has become one of Irish football’s most elusive figures.

'I've still got my Galway GAA jersey at home' - The Man United starlet with Irish ambitions

Kieran O’Hara chats to The42 about the influence of David de Gea, picking Ireland over England and his dreams for the future.

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Tuesday 21 March, 2017

View from Wales: 'People will be wary of Shane Long'

Welsh football journalist Chris Wathan gives an insight into Ireland’s Group D rivals ahead of Friday’s match.

Watch: Soccer Republic's touching tribute to Ryan McBride RIP This post contains videos

Watch: Soccer Republic's touching tribute to Ryan McBride

A number of the leading figures in Irish football have paid their respects to the late Candystripes defender.

Monday 20 March, 2017

'He was the bravest player I've ever seen on a football pitch'

Ryan McBride’s former manager, Stephen Kenny, has paid an emotional tribute to the late Derry player.

Several League of Ireland fixtures postponed following Ryan McBride's death

The 27-year-old Derry native was team captain and had been at his hometown club since 2011.

'I have loads of different pictures of the goal, paintings and all sorts'

Irish Senior Player of the Year Robbie Brady insists he’ll never get sick of watching his famous header against Italy.

Sunday 19 March, 2017

Derry City skipper Ryan McBride dies suddenly aged 27 RIP

Derry City skipper Ryan McBride dies suddenly aged 27

The cause of death is unknown as of yet.

Hoolahan included but Arter and Clark out of Ireland squad to face Wales

Uncapped players Andy Boyle, Daryl Horgan, Conor Hourihane and John Egan make the cut.

'Robbie Keane came along and that was the end of my chances' Interview This post contains videos

'Robbie Keane came along and that was the end of my chances'

Glen Crowe chats to The42 about recovering from the disappointment of failing to make the grade in England to become a League of Ireland legend.

As it happened: Man City v Liverpool, Premier League

Man City faced Liverpool in what was a big game in the race for the top four.

Chris Coleman will have his 'ears closed' to Roy Keane comments

The Ireland assistant boss was recently highly critical of Man United manager Jose Mourinho.

Saturday 18 March, 2017

Watch: Aiden McGeady goal earns Preston a late point Take A Bow This post contains videos

Watch: Aiden McGeady goal earns Preston a late point

The winger continued his fine run of form in the Championship this afternoon.

Worrying news for Ireland as Wes Hoolahan suffers injury

Harry Arter is also a doubt for the Wales game with a calf problem.

Thursday 16 March, 2017

Cork City's conquerors still going strong in Europa League

Genk beat fellow Belgian side Gent, who earned a surprise win over Tottenham in the last round.

As it happened: Man United v Rostov, Europa League second leg

Man United hosted Rostov, with the sides having drawn 1-1 in the first leg.

Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'Ruby was just a bit gobsmacked' - Mullins and Walsh stunned by Douvan flop

It continued a frustrating start to the Cheltenham Festival for the pair.

JP McManus-owned horse suffers fatal fall at Cheltenham RIP

JP McManus-owned horse suffers fatal fall at Cheltenham

Consul De Thaix fell in the first race of the day at the event earlier.

Sunday 12 March, 2017

Analysis: The most extraordinary 7 minutes in Champions League history Late Drama This post contains videos

Analysis: The most extraordinary 7 minutes in Champions League history

Barcelona became the first-ever side to overturn a four-goal first-leg deficit in Europe during the week.

Saturday 11 March, 2017

5 Premier League and FA Cup bets to consider this weekend

Plus, can Sean Dyche’s Burnley side earn an unlikely draw against Liverpool at Anfield?

4 players we'd like to see in next week's Ireland squad

On Monday, Martin O’Neill will confirm the group of players who will face Wales and Iceland.

Friday 10 March, 2017

We'll Leave it There So: McGeady rewarded, Blow for Munster and all today's sport Friday This post contains videos

We'll Leave it There So: McGeady rewarded, Blow for Munster and all today's sport

Plus, beleaguered Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford won’t quit, he insisted today.

Thursday 9 March, 2017

Ireland's toughest endurance race returns this weekend

Sebastien Giraud and Christina Mackenzie chat to The42 about competing in The Race this weekend.

Aiden McGeady's superb Championship form has been recognised

The Ireland international is one of four nominees for the player of the month award.

Was Barca's triumph last night the greatest-ever footballing comeback? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Was Barca's triumph last night the greatest-ever footballing comeback?

Liverpool and Man United have produced similarly miraculous recoveries in recent years.

Ireland climb a place in latest Fifa world rankings

Meanwhile, Northern Ireland remain unchanged in 35th, as do Wales (12th) and Scotland (67th).

Liverpool and Real Madrid legend Xabi Alonso confirms he's retiring in the summer

The 35-year-old enjoyed a decorated career at club and international level,

The BT Sport studio reaction sums up how most of us felt in the final seconds of Barca-PSG Awe This post contains videos

The BT Sport studio reaction sums up how most of us felt in the final seconds of Barca-PSG

Gary Lineker, Michael Owen, Rio Ferdinand and Steven Gerrard could not believe their eyes.

Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Neymar confirms his greatness and more talking points on a remarkable Champions League night

Plus, why Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is good enough to get in any side in Europe

We'll Leave it There So: Ringrose starts, Man United's Ireland 'keeper and all today's sport

Plus, Bournemouth’s Tyrone Mings has received a five-match ban for his stamp on Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Bournemouth's Mings gets 'extraordinary' 5-match ban for stamp on Ibrahimovic

Ibrahimovic received a three-match ban for elbowing Tyrone Mings in a separate incident.

All you know about the Ireland goalkeeper selected in Man United's Europa League squad

Kieran O’Hara is part of the 20-man group that has travelled to face Rostov.

'He did really well' - Andy Boyle hailed after Preston debut High Praise This post contains videos

'He did really well' - Andy Boyle hailed after Preston debut

The Dubliner had a 26th birthday to remember last night, as he completed 90 minutes against Derby.

Tuesday 7 March, 2017

This Koscielny red card all but ended Arsenal's faint hopes of a remarkable comeback Last Man This post contains videos

This Koscielny red card all but ended Arsenal's faint hopes of a remarkable comeback

The French defender got his marching orders for bringing down Robert Lewandowski.

2 months after joining from Dundalk, Andy Boyle makes Preston debut

The former UCD and Shelbourne defender has had to be patient and wait for an opportunity.

Do you agree with Frank Lampard's Premier League team of the season?

Unsurprisingly, the former Blues midfielder’s side was dominated by Chelsea players

Monday 6 March, 2017

Former Munster forwards coach leaves role with Gloucester

Laurie Fisher has stepped down from his position with the Aviva Premiership side.

How well do you remember these Champions League-winning sides?

With the competition’s round of 16 set to continue this week, we look back at some of the best teams to feature in European football.

Northern Ireland boss O'Neill would be 'tempted' by Leicester offer

The reigning Premier League champions are on the lookout for a new manager following Claudio Ranieri’s departure.

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