The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 18 °C Tuesday 22 August, 2017

#Denis Irwin

# denis-irwin - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Do you agree with our all-time Irish Premier League XI?

As the Premier League officially turns 25, we look at some of the Boys in Green stars who have graced the top flight in recent years.

# denis-irwin - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Tracing the marginalisation of Irish players in the Premier League

We assess the fortunes of Ireland’s footballers in England’s top flight over the past 25 years.

# denis-irwin - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'I had 10 operations in 12 days... They said they may have to cut it from the knee down' Pain This post contains videos

'I had 10 operations in 12 days... They said they may have to cut it from the knee down'

Ex-Coventry player David Busst on adjusting to life after a horrific leg break prematurely ended his career in English football.

# denis-irwin - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Tortured by Tomasz Radzinski: the last time Manchester United faced Anderlecht in Europe

Jose Mourinho’s side will face the Belgians in the quarter-finals of the Europa League – 17 years after their last encounter.

# denis-irwin - Monday 17 October, 2016

'A masterpiece of a match': when Anfield hosted an exhausting, exhilarating classic

Peter Schmeichel was threatened with the sack by Alex Ferguson after the remarkable 3-3 draw.

# denis-irwin - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Rating the 21 best Irish Premier League players ever

Robbie Keane and other players who have made their mark on England’s top flight.

# denis-irwin - Thursday 14 April, 2016

On this day in 1999, one of the greatest FA Cup ties took place Best Of Enemies This post contains videos

On this day in 1999, one of the greatest FA Cup ties took place

The semi-final replay between Manchester United and Arsenal will live long in the memory.

# denis-irwin - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Denis Irwin (and two lesser Man United legends) are in the away end in Anfield tonight

Guess MUTV didn’t get the studio they requested.

# denis-irwin - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Ryan Giggs has chosen the best XI he’s played with & included two Irishmen

The current Manchester United assistant manager selected one player that’s still at the club.

# denis-irwin - Friday 18 September, 2015

There’s no room for 2 Irish legends in Juan Mata’s all-time Man United XI

Eric Cantona, Bobby Charlton and Peter Schmeichel make the cut, however.

# denis-irwin - Thursday 3 September, 2015

# denis-irwin - Sunday 15 February, 2015

The Lansdowne Road Riot of 1995: an oral history

When Ireland and England faced off on a football pitch in 1995 we didn’t make it to half-time. This is what happened on an infamous night in Dublin 4 in the words of players, media and fans.

# denis-irwin - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

'It has been strange at Old Trafford this year with no Champions League' - Irwin

A winner in 1999, the former Man United and Ireland defender believes Louis van Gaal is the right man to lead them back into Europe.

# denis-irwin - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Irwin: Coleman at the right age to join Man United, McNair will only get better.

The legendary Man United full-back gave his thoughts on two Irish defenders and how they could fit into Louis van Gaal’s plans.

# denis-irwin - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Fergie says Denis Irwin would be in his greatest Man United XI

Sir Alex Ferguson has highlighted the esteem in which he holds the Irish defender.

# denis-irwin - Monday 19 August, 2013

World champion Rob Heffernan toasted in Cork by Dinny and DOC

Three legends under the one roof and the rugby player was the most excited of the lot.

# denis-irwin - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Denis Irwin: David Moyes needs to strengthen Man Utd midfield

Lou Macari reckons Marouane Fellaini would be a better fit at Old Trafford than Cesc Fabregas.

# denis-irwin - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Denis Irwin: Ireland v England is always a big game

The former Manchester United defender reckons this game is much needed for the Boys in Green.

# denis-irwin - Friday 11 November, 2011

Ireland’s Greatest XI at 11:11 on 11/11/11 11/11/11 This post contains images

Ireland’s Greatest XI at 11:11 on 11/11/11

As the clock strikes 11:11, here’s our selection for Ireland’s best-ever football team. What do you think?