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# legend - Sunday 22 May, 2016

It's a quarter of a century since a promising teenage Forest midfielder made his Ireland debut

22 May 1991 is where it all began at international level for an Irish rookie who would go on to become a legend.

# legend - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

'Happy to have played out my dreams here' - Denis Hurley announces Munster departure

The Cork native has said that “a new challenge awaits.”

# legend - Sunday 8 May, 2016

The son of a Kerry GAA legend has Ireland ambitions in his sights

The Gillingham youngster speaks to The42 about his impressive season at club level.

# legend - Friday 22 April, 2016

From Police have "no reason to believe" Prince took his own life Investigation

Police have "no reason to believe" Prince took his own life

The iconic musician was found unresponsive in a lift at his Paisley Park estate

From America goes purple to pay tribute to the life of Prince Dearly Beloved

America goes purple to pay tribute to the life of Prince

Prince, one of the greatest talents the musical world has seen, died yesterday at his home in Minneapolis aged just 57

# legend - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Back to his best? 7 incredible stats after Lionel Messi's superb display last night

The Argentine superstar has more assists than anyone else in La Liga since 1980.

# legend - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Francesco Totti rolled back the years with a stunning cameo tonight

The Italian star is set to end his long stint at Roma once this season ends.

# legend - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Six-time world champion Steve Davis retires

The 58-year-old decided to call time on his career after defeat at the World Championship.

# legend - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Eric Cantona is NOT making a return to football

The former Manchester United idol starred at Marseille as a player between 1988 and 1991.

UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn is coming out of retirement

The former lightweight and welterweight champion will return to the Octagon after a two-year lay-off at UFC 199.

# legend - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Ajax’s tributes to Johan Cruyff would bring a tear to a glass eye

Fans and former players of the Eredivisie leaders honoured the famous number 14 in the club’s first home fixture since his death.

# legend - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Camp Nou brilliantly paid homage to Johan Cruyff before El Clasico 14 This post contains videos

Camp Nou brilliantly paid homage to Johan Cruyff before El Clasico

A fitting tribute to the father of Barca football.

# legend - Thursday 24 March, 2016

‘3 back-to-back European Cups’ – The numbers that made Johan Cruyff a legend

Using Opta data, we take a look at the stats that tell the story of Johan Cruyff’s remarkable career.

# legend - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Bernabeu faithful show a rare bit of class by giving Roma legend Totti standing ovation One Club Man This post contains videos

Bernabeu faithful show a rare bit of class by giving Roma legend Totti standing ovation

The 39-year-old may well have played his last Champions League game tonight.

# legend - Thursday 18 February, 2016

The key stats behind Lionel Messi’s remarkable and record-breaking goalscoring haul

The Barcelona magician made history last night.

# legend - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

‘I consider myself very lucky’ — O’Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby

‘You’re either going to get back to being strong and fast and powerful again or you’re not. And that makes the decision for you.’

# legend - Monday 1 February, 2016

Wrestling legend Bret Hart reveals he has prostate cancer

The 58-year-old Canadian star confirmed the news in a post on his official Instagram page.

# legend - Saturday 30 January, 2016

A Mayo legend for the Second Captains Great Wall? It’s your comments of the week

Also, one reader does not envy some of the young lads who’ll be turning out to face 53-year-old Stuart Pearce this weekend.

# legend - Friday 8 January, 2016

Irish rugby mourns death of Grand Slam hero RIP

Irish rugby mourns death of Grand Slam hero

Paddy Reid was a centre on the famous 1948 team.

# legend - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Remembering Billo: ‘I’d hear a ‘Thank you, Eoin’ and get a chill’

Irish football fans felt the loss of an old friend in May.

# legend - Thursday 24 December, 2015

10 reasons why Jon Walters is an Irish sporting hero

2015 was most certainly the Stoke City man’s year after the heroics for the Boys in Green.

# legend - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

So long Damien! Here are 7 ways to live your life like the Duffer

You’ll need to get 14 hours’ sleep per night.

# legend - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Injury forces O’Sullivan to give up Gaelic football

Kerry legend had hoped to continue playing at club level but has had to call time on his career.

# legend - Saturday 12 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge Did you spot this legend in the audience during last night’s Late Late Show? Yo Ryan

# legend - Friday 4 December, 2015

We’ve seen the last of the great Thierry Dusautoir in a France jersey

The flanker and captain of Les Bleus has called time on his international career.

# legend - Friday 27 November, 2015

‘A few times I looked across the gym and thought: Jesus, that’s Georges St Pierre!’

Joseph Duffy has been rubbing shoulders with the former UFC champion in Montreal.

# legend - Monday 23 November, 2015

Saluting Pádraic Joyce: Our pictorial tribute to the retired Galway football legend

38-year-old Joyce has called time on a senior career that began when he was just 15.

# legend - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Richie McCaw – a brilliant career in numbers

After debuting in 2001, All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has called it quits.

‘Jonah would talk to anyone, he’d talk to strangers on the street’

Isa Nacewa says the legendary All Blacks wing was one of his heroes.

# legend - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Jonah Lomu had all the qualities you could wish for in a hero — Brian O’Driscoll

‘Be careful, if you get there too quickly you might have to actually tackle him’.

Words don’t do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck

The great man had to be seen to be believed.

# legend - Saturday 14 November, 2015

One of the worst kept secrets in rugby is to be confirmed this week

Richie McCaw is set to decide on his future ‘shortly’.

# legend - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

From Lady Marmalade writer and influential New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint has died RIP

Lady Marmalade writer and influential New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint has died

He penned hundreds of hits, including Working in a Coal Mine.

# legend - Monday 9 November, 2015

Family of late Tipperary hurling legend donate his medal collection to GAA museum

The late Tony Reddin is regarded as arguably the greatest hurling goalkeeper of all time.

# legend - Monday 2 November, 2015

The 2017 Lions tour ‘definitely’ isn’t part of Paul O’Connell’s plans

The 36-year-old will be focusing on rehabbing his hamstring injury in the short term.

# legend - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Holy SBW! Sonny Bill just offloaded his World Cup medal to this lucky kid

Serious gesture from the All Black centre.

# legend - Friday 30 October, 2015

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh has been busting some serious moves in Asia

The legendary GAA commentator joined in the fun at the FEXCO Asian Games.

# legend - Friday 16 October, 2015

Here’s how one of football’s all-time greats ended up with a Bohemians jersey

That’s not a bad present for the club to receive on their 125th birthday.

# legend - Thursday 15 October, 2015

One of the most prolific strikers in world football has called time on an illustrious career

Raul will hang up his boots at the end of next month.

# legend - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Barack Obama crashed this couple’s wedding and hugged the bride Legend
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