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#looking ahead

# looking-ahead - Monday 16 April, 2018

'I've never been able to retain a title': Kompany already thinking of league defence

Captain Vincent Kompany has challenged Manchester City to keep on improving after they were crowned Premier League champions.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Turkey?

With a number of high-profile players absent, Martin O’Neill is set to field an experimental side.

'I think Jon would like to continue'

Martin O’Neill has indicated the 34-year-old Burnley attacker could make himself available to represent Ireland for another qualification campaign.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Best player? Relegation candidates? Our writers' predictions for the 2018 League of Ireland season

Will Cork, Dundalk or someone else claim the title? The42′s journalists have their say.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From 'Children have to pass adults still drinking from the night before to get their breakfast, it's not on' Unacceptable

'Children have to pass adults still drinking from the night before to get their breakfast, it's not on'

Ryan Tubridy says the situation of homeless children in Ireland this Christmas is “utterly unacceptable”.

# looking-ahead - Monday 4 December, 2017

Mattie Kenny plotting for champions from his native Galway in All-Ireland semi-final

Liam Mellows will be Cuala’s opponents next spring.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

No regrets for Griezmann at staying with Atletico after summer links to Man United

The French forward is happy he stayed in Madrid despite his struggles this season

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

7 Irish players facing uncertain futures after World Cup play-off exit

Tuesday night could spell the end for a number of veteran footballers’ international careers.

# looking-ahead - Monday 13 November, 2017

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Denmark?

Martin O’Neill has some difficult calls to make ahead of Tuesday night’s World Cup play-off at the Aviva.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Arsenal star tells Northern Ireland to get over contentious penalty

Granit Xhaka has little sympathy.for Michael O’Neill’s side’s misfortune.

# looking-ahead - Friday 10 November, 2017

'If you were playing Fifa or Football Manager, there's no question you would be picking the Danish team' Looking Ahead This post contains videos

'If you were playing Fifa or Football Manager, there's no question you would be picking the Danish team'

Journalist Klaus Egelund gives the view from Denmark ahead of their World Cup play-off first-leg against Ireland this weekend.

# looking-ahead - Monday 6 November, 2017

Ireland's centre-backs face Denmark on the back of contrasting fortunes at club level

Ciaran Clark has struggled to get into the Newcastle side, while Shane Duffy has thrived at Brighton.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

'Ireland has just over 500 successful passes on the last third. We have about 1,100'

Denmark coach Age Hareide is well aware of their upcoming World Cup play-off opponents’ strengths.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Anthony Joshua confirms he will fight Tyson Fury in 2018

In an interview with Talksport, the current world heavyweight title holder announced his plans.

# looking-ahead - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Republic of Ireland are unlikely to face the North if they reach the play-offs

The Green and White Army suffered defeat in their last group game against Norway.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Moldova?

Martin O’Neill faces some tough selection calls ahead of the upcoming games.

O'Neill drops strong hint that he'll stay on until Euro 2020 after discussions with John Delaney

The Ireland manager believes there are ‘exciting times’ ahead.

# looking-ahead - Friday 29 September, 2017

'The games are so big now; the adrenaline will be there and every player will want to play'

Cork boss John Caulfield has urged his side to make one final push ahead of the season’s climax.

# looking-ahead - Monday 4 September, 2017

It's a huge night for Northern Ireland in their bid for World Cup qualification

Michael O’Neill’s men could guarantee second place at least in their group at Windsor Park this evening.

# looking-ahead - Monday 28 August, 2017

'A disaster if we don't get six points? I better not get out of bed in the morning'

Ireland boss Martin O’Neill rejected suggestions that their upcoming World Cup qualifiers are must-win encounters.

Eamonn Fitzmaurice to consider his future while Mickey Harte expects to stay on

Kerry and Tyrone dropped out of the All-Ireland race over the weekend.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Right now I'm a free agent': McGregor open to boxing again as he considers his next move

“People ask me what’s next, I’m not quite sure. I’ve multiple titles in the UFC to think about,” he said post-fight in Las Vegas.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Here are all the opening-day fixtures for the 2017-18 Premier League season

Brighton v Man City is among the standout matches set for 12 August.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'That game for me was as big as the Austria one'

Harry Arter hopes his man-of-the-match display against Uruguay was enough to earn him a start on Sunday.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Cork break the cycle of Semple Stadium hurling defeats, now the task is to repeat it

The Thurles venue had been an unhappy hunting ground.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 27 April, 2017

The42's Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Day Four of Punchestown

We’re all set for another big day of horse racing.

# looking-ahead - Friday 14 April, 2017

Chelsea, not Arsenal, in Mauricio Pochettino's sights

Tottenham last finished above Arsenal in 1995, but currently have a 14-point advantage over their north London rivals.

# looking-ahead - Monday 27 March, 2017

All-Ireland hurling winning boss to decide on future with Dublin club Cuala this week

Mattie Kenny guided Cuala to victory over Ballyea on St Patrick’s Day.

# looking-ahead - Saturday 25 February, 2017

5 Premier League and EFL Cup final bets to consider this weekend

Man United have a chance to win a trophy for the first time under Jose Mourinho, as they take on Southampton.

# looking-ahead - Friday 24 February, 2017

Our writers make 5 predictions ahead of 2017 Airtricity League season

We give our tips on players to watch, likely title winners and more.

# looking-ahead - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Which Premier League sides will finish in the top 4 this season?

The identity of the teams likely to secure a Champions League spot remains difficult to predict.

# looking-ahead - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Who will win the Premier League? Can Ireland qualify? Our writers' 2017 football predictions

Plus, who will get PFA Player and Young Player of the Year?

# looking-ahead - Friday 6 January, 2017

Minister for Sport Shane Ross vows to tackle 'disturbing' MMA

The sport has split the nation, particularly since the death of Joao Carvalho in April.

'We are no longer a young team': Comer calls on Galway to step up in 2017

Securing promotion to Division 1 is first on the agenda for the Tribesmen.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

"There were times where I thought: 'Am I going to come back from this?'" Interview This post contains videos

"There were times where I thought: 'Am I going to come back from this?'"

Alan Judge chats to The42 about his long road to recovery after breaking his leg early in 2016.

# looking-ahead - Saturday 24 December, 2016

From Theresa May challenges Britain to 'forge bold new role' in bullish Christmas message COME WHAT MAY

Theresa May challenges Britain to 'forge bold new role' in bullish Christmas message

The Queen and British athletes at the Olympics and Paralympics were singled out for praise by May.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Mourinho ready for long-term Man United stay amid new contract rumours

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has a good feeling over his prospects of a long-term stay at Old Trafford.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

5 sports scandals to watch in 2017

Football’s world governing body has had a mass clearout since Swiss investigators detained seven Fifa officials at their Zurich hotel in May 2015.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'This is where it all started for me' - Date set for Tiger Woods' first big challenge of 2017

As he continues his bid to rediscover top form, the US golfer will play the Genesis Open.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

GAA could limit future use of Irish flag and anthem

“The Brexit is going to affect the GAA the same as it’s going to affect everyone else,” president Aogán Ó Fearghail said.

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