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Yesterday’s News

'The doorbell rings at 4am. It's a taxi with Joe Royle... We ended up having rasher sandwiches in the kitchen' Karl Marx Of The Left Wing This post contains videos

'The doorbell rings at 4am. It's a taxi with Joe Royle... We ended up having rasher sandwiches in the kitchen'

As The42′s League of Ireland legends series is renewed for a second season, we chat to former Dundalk, Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers star Terry Eviston.

'I don't want to be 40 and not know what to do'

Niclas Vemmelund speaks to The42 about his decision to leave Dundalk for the Danish third tier.

'I had to look after this puppy when I could barely look after myself' Journey This post contains videos

'I had to look after this puppy when I could barely look after myself'

Irish Alpine skier Kirsty McGarry chats to The42 about representing Ireland twice at the Winter Olympics and the difficult aftermath.

Friday 16 February, 2018

Can a former League of Ireland favourite inspire an upset of Man City and more FA Cup talking points

Paul Cook’s Wigan take on Pep Guardiola’s men in the competition’s fifth round.

Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Blackburn's promising Irish defender makes long-awaited comeback after injury nightmare

Darragh Lenihan returned to action against Portsmouth last night.

Monday 12 February, 2018

'People think it's negative coming back to Ireland - I think of it as another bounce forward'

Promising Irish youngster Darragh Leahy chats to The42 about moving from Coventry to Bohemians.

‘You’re the only one of the midfield three without pneumonia'

Stephen Kenny lamented Dundalk’s problems after seeing them lose to Cork City on Sunday.

Sunday 11 February, 2018

Irish football loved and shunned Wes Hoolahan for what he represented

The Norwich star announced his international retirement at the age of 35 during the week.

Saturday 10 February, 2018

The Norway-born skier hoping to do Ireland proud at the Winter Olympics Ambition This post contains videos

The Norway-born skier hoping to do Ireland proud at the Winter Olympics

Thomas Westgard chats to The42 about competing at Pyeongchang.

Friday 9 February, 2018

Boost for Northern Ireland as Michael O'Neill commits, undertakes new role

The former Shamrock Rovers boss helped guide the team to the second round of Euro 2016.

Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy

The province’s acquisition of the player last summer has since been criticised.

After a first league victory last weekend, 6 changes to Cork team to face Louth

Ryan Price, Sean Wilson, Conor Dorman, Cian Kiely, Kevin O’Driscoll and Michael Hurley all come into the side.

Thursday 8 February, 2018

Bent set for 100th appearance as Leinster name one debutant in XV to face Edinburgh

Youngster Will Connors has been handed a chance to impress at openside flanker.

7 moments that sum up Wes Hoolahan's class in an Ireland shirt Take A Bow This post contains videos

7 moments that sum up Wes Hoolahan's class in an Ireland shirt

The Dubliner announced his retirement from international football today.

Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'They can remain in Ireland, complete their education and still play football at an elite level'

The Bohemians-St Kevin’s Boys link-up was made official at a launch today.

Monday 5 February, 2018

'There was free drink for everyone in the bar' - The Carlow footballer who stunned Premier League giants A True Underdog Story This post contains videos

'There was free drink for everyone in the bar' - The Carlow footballer who stunned Premier League giants

Irish striker Padraig Amond chats to The42 about the goal that almost knocked Tottenham out of the FA Cup.

Sunday 4 February, 2018

Salah's Messi-esque goal and more Premier League talking points

Plus, why the officials at Anfield today deserve to be cut some slack.

As it happened: Liverpool v Tottenham, Premier League

Liverpool took on Tottenham, as both sides sought to give their top-four hopes a boost.

Irish defender Clark punished as Newcastle forced to settle for point

The Ireland international partially atoned for his error in the dying stages, however, as he cleared a Benteke attempt off the line.

Friday 2 February, 2018

'I was thinking about what I was going to do if I wasn't going to be a footballer'

Richie Towell chats to The42 about a difficult period after leaving Celtic and loving football again at Rotherham.

Thursday 1 February, 2018

Ireland international Cyrus Christie makes last-minute move on Deadline Day Pastures New This post contains videos

Ireland international Cyrus Christie makes last-minute move on Deadline Day

The full-back has joined Fulham after a short stint with Middlesbrough.

'He's an example to every player at this football club'

Sam Allardyce hailed Seamus Coleman after his return to the Premier League last night.

3 winners and losers from the 2018 January transfer window

Riyad Mahrez was left frustrated after Manchester City’s late bid to sign the player fell short.

Wednesday 31 January, 2018

As it happened: Tottenham v Man United, Premier League

Tottenham took on Man United, with both sides in the running for a top-four spot.

313 days after breaking his leg, Ireland's Seamus Coleman makes Everton return

The right-back is part of the starting XI for the Toffees’ game with Leicester.

Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Chelsea-Arsenal player swap, Everton's £23 million flop free to leave and all today's transfer gossip

David Luiz could potentially be part of the deal to take Olivier Giroud to Stamford Bridge.

Monday 29 January, 2018

City in for Hazard, League of Ireland youngster set for Championship move and all today's transfer gossip

Limerick’s Chiedozie Ogbene is closing in on a switch to Brentford.

Sunday 28 January, 2018

'We could kill each other... But it kind of makes us as well'

Niamh and Gráinne Dwyer chat to The42 about their roles in helping to define Irish basketball for more than a decade.

Saturday 27 January, 2018

The Catalan influence in today's Irish basketball final

Joan Jordi Vall-Llobera chats to The42 ahead of UCD Marian’s clash with Templeogue today.

Friday 26 January, 2018

7 lower-league Irish players to watch out for in the FA Cup this weekend

Daryl Horgan and others who could feature over the coming days.

Real Madrid in for Neymar, Chelsea target out-of-favour Arsenal star and all today's transfer gossip

Olivier Giroud could be set to leave the Emirates.

Thursday 25 January, 2018

Confirmed: Jose Mourinho extends stay at Manchester United

The Red Devils boss has signed a new deal.

Former Cork City full-back and recent Lotto winner O'Connor joins League One outfit on loan Pastures New This post contains videos

Former Cork City full-back and recent Lotto winner O'Connor joins League One outfit on loan

He may not be the only Irish player to make the move away from Preston in the January transfer window.

The tactical switch that won the game for Arsenal and more League Cup talking points

Plus, how many trophies can Manchester City win?

Wednesday 24 January, 2018

As it happened: Arsenal v Chelsea, League Cup semi-final

Arsenal took on Chelsea with plenty to play for after the first leg ended 0-0.

'I thought you'd asked me that question' - Martin O'Neill involved in another tense interview with RTÉ Passive Aggressive This post contains videos

'I thought you'd asked me that question' - Martin O'Neill involved in another tense interview with RTÉ

The Ireland boss has had a strained relationship with the media since the start of his reign.

'He has to have a good look at himself... I have other players to consider as well'

Irish striker Anthony Stokes has received criticism for his behaviour by Hibs boss Neil Lennon.

Tuesday 23 January, 2018

305 days after horror leg break, Ireland star Seamus Coleman makes return to action

The Everton player appeared to come through the game unscathed, as he continues in his bid to return to the first team.

Monday 22 January, 2018

As it happened: Swansea v Liverpool, Premier League

Liverpool took on Swansea, as Jurgen Klopp’s side sought to maintain their recent encouraging form.

'He has shown this season how important he is to the team' - Man City get De Bruyne boost

The Belgian international’s new deal doesn’t expire until 2023.

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