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#Interview

# interview - Today’s News

'I had an offer to go to England, but I wanted to stay and do my Leaving Cert' Dilemma This post contains videos

'I had an offer to go to England, but I wanted to stay and do my Leaving Cert'

Jamie McGrath chats to The42 about the tricky choice facing many young aspiring Irish footballers.

# interview - Yesterday’s News

'You’d see guys that had a great attitude and when you were young it was like ‘look at that lick arse being busy''

Meath man Tim Clancy had to work his way back from non-league football and went on to play in Scotland before winding up at current club Bray Wanderers.

# interview - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'He said 'there’s no f***ing way you’re leaving this room until you sign the contract!''

We chat to Pat Scully about his career in England, representing his country at every level and success in the League of Ireland — both as a player and a manager.

'People still remember me for marking Ronaldo in the FA Cup final and it's quite nice to tell my kid'

Robbie Ryan was part of Brian Kerr’s team who reached dazzling heights at the Fifa Youth Championships but he will always be remembered for his role in Millwall’s remarkable FA Cup adventure.

'BOD shook my hand and said, ‘Thank you very much, you’ve given me a career!'

20 years on from the series win over the Boks, tour documentary Living with Lions continues to make an impact.

# interview - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'I feel like I'm 22 again': Brogan desperate to earn his place back in Dublin team

Ten years on from his championship debut, the former Footballer of the Year wants to prove himself all over again.

'ROG said in his Cork accent, ‘Ah boy, we’re down south, we’re the rebels boy!’

Rua Tipoki has pride in his Māori blood and his time with Munster.

# interview - Friday 16 June, 2017

'The opportunity of a lifetime came up in one of the coolest cities in the world'

James Lowe speaks about his decision to join Leinster on a three-year deal.

# interview - Thursday 15 June, 2017

‘I’d been released by Blackburn... I was at a crossroads in my career’ Interview This post contains videos

‘I’d been released by Blackburn... I was at a crossroads in my career’

Thomas Morgan recalls emerging from a low point in his footballing life to captain his country to a historic achievement.

# interview - Sunday 11 June, 2017

'I’ve seen the tough times he’s been through' - Murray thrilled for O'Mahony

The Lions scrum-half says this squad is well able for criticism in New Zealand.

# interview - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today' Inspiration This post contains videos

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today'

Journalist and author Colin Young chats to The42 about Jack Charlton’s place in Irish football’s history.

# interview - Friday 9 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning says 'justice has been served' in first interview since being released Leaked Documents

Chelsea Manning says 'justice has been served' in first interview since being released

Manning said she’d like to thank Obama “for giving me a chance”.

# interview - Monday 5 June, 2017

‘I knew I was a good player but the manager didn’t believe me’

Dismissed as a youngster, Jason Byrne tells The42 how he went on to become a League of Ireland legend.

Why our love of football makes its betrayal by Fifa so hurtful

In his latest book, The Fall of the House of Fifa, David Conn shows that not everything is black and white at the top of world football.

From TheJournal.ie Putin tells Megyn Kelly he only had 'brief acquaintance' with former US national security adviser Interview

Putin tells Megyn Kelly he only had 'brief acquaintance' with former US national security adviser

The contacts Flynn and other Trump aides had with Russian officials and bankers are drawing intense scrutiny.

# interview - Sunday 4 June, 2017

'There's not a great deal between them' - O'Neill admits to goalkeeper dilemma

Darren Randolph and Keiren Westwood each played 45 minutes of Ireland’s clash with Uruguay.

'There is still a deep-rooted superiority complex with English football' Interview This post contains videos

'There is still a deep-rooted superiority complex with English football'

Football journalist Michael Cox chats to The42 about the evolution of tactics in the Premier League era.

# interview - Friday 2 June, 2017

Martin O'Neill takes positives from Mexico defeat in New York

The Ireland boss said the game was ‘excellent preparation’ for Austria.

# interview - Monday 29 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I saw her car, my heart dropped. I knew' : Father describes arriving at daughter's murder scene Sonia Blount

'I saw her car, my heart dropped. I knew' : Father describes arriving at daughter's murder scene

Sonia Blount was murdered by her ex-boyfriend Eric Locke who used a fake Facebook profile to lure the 31-year-old to a city hotel.

# interview - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'Players who travel away, they might have loads of money but they don't have the memories I have' No Regrets This post contains videos

'Players who travel away, they might have loads of money but they don't have the memories I have'

Paul Doolin chats to The42 about a distinguished career as a player and coach in the League of Ireland.

'I wake up in the back of an ambulance. I’m still in full kit and I’m thinking ‘what the hell is going on here?’'

Former Stoke City and Ireland defender Clive Clarke is carving out a career as a football agent nearly 10 years on from surviving a cardiac arrest.

# interview - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'I remember the 1st day Ronaldo arrived... Alex said to me: take a picture of this guy, he's going to be a star' Interview This post contains videos

'I remember the 1st day Ronaldo arrived... Alex said to me: take a picture of this guy, he's going to be a star'

Ex-Ireland international John Devine chats to The42 about starring for Arsenal and his post-playing roles with Man United and Bayern.

# interview - Friday 26 May, 2017

'It was the greatest tour I was ever on but there's still a huge amount of pain and regret'

He should look back on it with a huge sense of pride but Shane Byrne’s memories of the 2005 Lions tour are skewed by the disappointment of a series defeat.

# interview - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'We owe our mum everything and I'm trying to make a career out of football to pay her back'

Bohemians midfielder Fuad Sule has been one of the breakthrough players of the season so far but he has been on quite the journey to get to this point.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney on the search for 6 TDs to swap sides in secret ballot Follow The Leader Leader

Simon Coveney on the search for 6 TDs to swap sides in secret ballot

Housing Minister Simon Coveney says the fight is far from over.

# interview - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'He was like, 'You n***er' and I thought, 'Wow - really?'': Wes Charles on Ireland and abuse

From the Caribbean to Galway, via Sligo Rovers, Bray and Russia, the imposing centre-back has had quite the journey.

# interview - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'You’re new to a team and all you’ve been is injured. It's tough to take, both physically and emotionally' Long Road To Glory This post contains videos

'You’re new to a team and all you’ve been is injured. It's tough to take, both physically and emotionally'

Megan Campbell on playing a key role in FA Cup glory after a nightmare run of injuries, the Ireland WNT and her story so far.

‘There’s been a lot of bad press about the club. And it is unfair, it’s very unfair’

Athlone’s captain Niall Scullion chats to The42 about a difficult few weeks for the club ahead of tonight’s game with Cabinteely.

'If you want to play for Ireland you have to play in Ireland, and that was a big factor'

Denis Buckley has been a star for Connacht but still hasn’t been capped by Ireland.

'If you're not winning, you're going to run out of cash very quickly'

Cork’s Peter O”Keeffe on giving up as a pro and winning the Irish Amateur Open champion.

# interview - Friday 19 May, 2017

Fulfilling all her Croke Park dreams with Cork, bar one, and equality across the board

Cork legend Valerie Mulcahy speaks to The42 about all things ladies football, her columns and life post-retirement.

# interview - Thursday 18 May, 2017

After rejection in England, Limerick star is shining thanks to Glenn Hoddle's Spanish lifeline

Lee-J Lynch is hopeful that his hometown club can fulfil their potential after today’s managerial appointment.

# interview - Monday 15 May, 2017

'I still absolutely love it. I'm already counting down the days until pre-season so I can smash it' Doc

'I still absolutely love it. I'm already counting down the days until pre-season so I can smash it'

Donncha O’Callaghan talks to The42 about his season with Worcester, why he decided to play on for another year and the influence Jim Williams had on his career.

# interview - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'I got the phone call from Brian Kerr and remember roaring crying in front of my ma' Passion This post contains videos

'I got the phone call from Brian Kerr and remember roaring crying in front of my ma'

Trevor Molloy chats to The42 about representing Ireland at the 1997 World Youth Championships and starring in the League of Ireland.

'I didn't take it as a malicious attack on my sexuality:' Lindsay Peat on overcoming sledging

The Ireland prop speaks to The42 about her experience.

'One of the young lads passed to Edgar Davids and he goes ‘f*** sake, I played for Barcelona. Play it in harder!'

Dubliner Mark Byrne has experienced highs and lows during a 10-year spell in English football, but the Gillingham midfielder wouldn’t swap it for anything.

# interview - Saturday 13 May, 2017

After ditching plans to study medicine and play for Leinster, Meath teen is determined to excel in AFL

Six months after making the move to Melbourne, Conor Nash is delighted he decided to join Hawthorn.

'From a young age I've had dark thoughts. One day, I had enough, abandoned hope and was going to end the pain'

Irish hockey international Paul Gleghorne opens up to The42 on the mental health illness which saw him sink to the depths of despair. This is his journey back from the brink.

‘There were possibilities to go to England when I was younger, but my parents were never going to let me move’ Alternative This post contains videos

‘There were possibilities to go to England when I was younger, but my parents were never going to let me move’

Ryan Manning chats to The42 about his breakthrough season at QPR.

# interview - Friday 12 May, 2017

'I wanted something new with Bray, next year we can challenge for the title’

Anto Flood chats to The42 about making the move home from Australia, and deciding against a return to St Pat’s.

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