The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 4 °C Sunday 14 February, 2016

#Football

# football - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Man City will no longer be playing their Champions League last-16 clash behind closed doors

Uefa has reduced Dynamo Kyiv’s ban to one match.

Robben takes aim at Bayern player leaking information to media

The Dutchman is disappointed with the ‘mole’ but not surprised after similar incidents at Chelsea and Real Madrid.

# football - Monday 1 February, 2016

Manchester United youngster joins Hull on loan

The midfielder has made only two appearances under Louis van Gaal this season.

Martin Keown won’t go with the flow of tributes, insists Terry was inferior to Tony Adams

The former Arsenal defender refused to show any sentiment following the news of the Blues’ captain impending departure.

Neville fumes at questions over Valencia future

The former Sky pundit has hit out at questions regarding his Valencia future after another La Liga loss.

# football - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Ronaldo treble sends Madrid well on the way to 6 – 0 trouncing of Espanyol

The Portuguese is now level with Luis Suarez in the Pichichi standings.

# football - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Man City teenager hits a hat-trick against Villa

Manuel Pellegrini’s side kept their quadruple hopes alive with a rampant FA Cup victory.

Corruption expert warns Irish sport to ‘wake up’ to threat of match-fixing before it’s too late

Declan Hill believes Ireland is not doing enough to tackle the issue.

‘Unbelievable Martial has incredible potential’ – Mata Star In The Making This post contains videos

‘Unbelievable Martial has incredible potential’ – Mata

The Spanish midfielder thinks very highly of his Manchester United team-mate.

# football - Friday 29 January, 2016

Real Madrid transfer ban suspended during appeal

The Fifa sanction has been lifted while they appeal to world football’s governing body.

‘Beating United could rebuild my reputation’ – Warnock

Stephen Warnock believes helping Derby County defeat Manchester United in the FA Cup would improve his knocked reputation.

‘Daniel Sturridge injuries not a coincidence’

The England striker has been beset by problems since moving to Anfield in January 2012

# football - Thursday 28 January, 2016

We’ll Leave It There So: LVG going nowhere, Ireland’s expectations tempered and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news about UFC 196 and the Australian Open tennis.

Derby boss calls on mentor Ancelotti as he plots victory against Man Utd

Paul Clement spent time working at Chelsea, PSG and Real Madrid.

# football - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Klopp: I couldn’t see the penalties, I’ll have to watch them at home

Liverpool boss heaps praise on Joe Allen after scraping through to the League Cup final.

# football - Monday 25 January, 2016

Dortmund claim even a €100m bid for their star man would be ‘irrelevant’

Hans-Joachim Watzke has stressed that the club are not looking to offload their best player.

# football - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Karim Benzema got Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid out of jail tonight

The French manager was saved from a first taste of defeat against Real Betis.

Roberto Martinez left fuming at Seamus Coleman miss

The manager was unable to hide his frustration after Everton were beaten 2-1 by Swansea City at Goodison Park.

Keeping a diary changed me — Joey Barton

The Burnley midfielder spent two months in prison in 2008 after attacking a man in Liverpool.

# football - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Pardew criticises Tottenham hero for alleged stamp

Spurs earned a 3-1 win at Crystal Palace earlier today.

Koeman slams ‘bulls***’ Chelsea links after United victory

The former Barcelona star insists his words then had been misinterpreted.

Messi grabs winner against Malaga to send Barcelona top

Barca were once again thankful to Lionel Messi as he produced a moment of magic to help them beat Malaga and go top of La Liga.

‘Rubbish’ set-pieces anger Klopp despite thrilling Norwich win

A stunning 5-4 win over Norwich City still left Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp seeking answers from his under-performing defenders.

# football - Friday 22 January, 2016

We’ll Leave It There So: Henshaw back for Connacht, goal-line technology & all today’s sport

We’ll also have news of a blow to Clare as their All-Ireland winning captain suffers an injury set-back.

Mancini denies targeting journalist with homophobic slur

The Inter Milan boss was responding to allegations made by Gazzette dello Sport.

Klopp insists Sturridge staying put despite speculation linking striker with West Ham

The Liverpool ace has played just five Premier League games this season due to repeated injury setbacks.

Torres ‘has offer to become highest paid player in the world’

The Spaniard’s agent wants Atleti to offer the striker a new deal as his current loan agreement expires at the end of the season.

# football - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Valdes posts message to Man United ‘family’ ahead of Standard Liege move

The Spanish goalkeeper thanked supporters as he closes in on a loan switch to Belgium.

Long going nowhere despite new striker’s arrival, insists Koeman

Southampton will not sell any star players this month, according to their manager.

Wenger ‘convinced’ English clubs aren’t doping

The Arsenal manager has long been outspoken on the subject, calling for blood testing to be introduced in 2013.

Slaven Bilic denies West Ham have made an approach for Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge

The striker has been linked with an £18 million move to West Ham following injuries to Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho.

‘Klopp needs time to get them playing his way’ – Gerrard

The former Reds midfielder believes the German needs time to build his own squad.

# football - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Footballer Anthony Stokes’ trial adjourned as essential witness has back problems Nightclub

Footballer Anthony Stokes’ trial adjourned as essential witness has back problems

The Irish international footballer is accused in relation to an alleged assault.

Lionel Messi insists he’ll never play in the Premier League or anywhere else in Europe

“I have always said that Barcelona is my home and that I want to retire at this club.”

The ins and outs of a transfer-window medical

Omnisport’s Dom Farrell gets an inside track on pre-signing protocols.

Italy international gives brutally honest assessment of his career to date

Sampdoria’s Antonio Cassano is hoping to be part of the Italians’ squad to face Ireland at the Euros this summer.

Forget Pep, Europe’s top clubs will be queuing up to have this man as their coach

The Copa America-winning manager has stepped down as Chile boss following a public disagreement.

Remi Garde hits out at sub-par Jack Grealish

The youngster last night made just his second start for Aston Villa since the end of November.

# football - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge The internet is desperate to find this kid in a plastic bag Messi shirt Find Him

‘We had to Google our new boss’ says Swansea captain Williams

Ashley Williams admits the Swansea City squad had to research new head coach Francesco Guidolin.