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#Paul McGrath

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest

It’s 25 years since the icon was crowned the PFA Player of the Year.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge Paul McGrath had a very cute reaction when his granddaughter told Ray D'Arcy he's her favourite person in the world Ray D'Arcy Show

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'I don't subscribe to all that stuff about having too much money. I love living a quiet life'

Coming up to 20 years since he last kicked a ball, Paul McGrath remains one of the nation’s most likeable and admired sportspeople. The former Ireland international sat down with The42 during the week to look back on his distinguished career and life after football in Wexford.

# paul-mcgrath - Friday 29 September, 2017

'See you in Wexford' - The sports world reacts to Kevin Doyle's retirement

Shane Long, Paul McGrath and James McClean were among those to pay tribute to the former Ireland international.

# paul-mcgrath - Monday 20 March, 2017

'The epitome of a street footballer': Robbie Keane celebrated and honoured at FAI awards

There were a string of contributions from the likes of Brian Kerr, Paul McGrath and Damien Duff.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 19 March, 2017

AP McCoy's statue, St Patrick's Day vibes and Ireland call-ups - it's sporting tweets of the week

Chris Shields, John Egan, Alan Shearer and Luke Fitzgerald also feature.

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 12 January, 2017

'I was at a point of crisis in my life' - How Graham Taylor saved Paul McGrath's career

Former Aston Villa boss, who died today aged 72, had a huge impact on McGrath’s life and career.

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'Jack tells the press that Fifa are playing with our lives. He warns that someone could die'

In an extract from his recently released book, Jason McAteer looks back on the highs and lows of the 1994 World Cup.

# paul-mcgrath - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings Interview This post contains videos

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings

The former Manchester United manager chats to The42 about an eventful career in football.

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Paul McGrath slams Aston Villa players for not respecting the club

The former defender claims recently-departed manager Remi Garde was badly let down by his men.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

'The current Irish team is miles away from '94 and '02 sides'

Jason McAteer suggests the sides he played in were far superior to Martin O’Neill’s men.

# paul-mcgrath - Monday 28 December, 2015

Why Conor McGregor is UFC's most important fighter - 50 of the best sports articles of 2015 (part 1)

Also, ‘The Education of Alex Rodriguez,’ Kerry GAA’s lost years and parallells between Roy Keane and Bobby Moore.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Paul McGrath profiled, Ronda Rousey speaks out and all this week's best sportswriting

Also, the reaction among former NFL players to Will Smith’s latest concussion movie is analysed.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Where are they now? The last Irish team to play Poland away in a Euros qualifier Fyi

Where are they now? The last Irish team to play Poland away in a Euros qualifier

Ahead of this tonight’s vital Euro 2016 qualifier, we recall a similarly important game game 24 years ago.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 5 July, 2015

There was an Irish legend at the All-Ireland qualifier at Wexford Park yesterday

Paul McGrath was present as Cork got the better of the Model County.

# paul-mcgrath - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Villa fans will pay tribute to 'God' tomorrow for Paul McGrath Day

“The best ever to wear the claret and blue.”

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Paul McGrath raised €400 for charity by auctioning off his Second Captains t-shirt

The former Ireland international raised the money for A Buddy for Nicole.

# paul-mcgrath - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Power ranking the 9 best-ever non-Irish-born players to represent Ireland

Will Jack Grealish join this illustrious group of players?

# paul-mcgrath - Monday 30 March, 2015

After McClean's bone-crunching challenge, here are 4 more memorable Irish tackles

Paul McGrath, Roy Keane, Jason McAteer and Richard Dunne all make our list.

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 27 November, 2014

BOD, Paul McGrath, Donal Walsh and 13 GAA stars in Gizzy Lyng’s brilliant hurling video

The video is to coincide with the launch of World Sports Team.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Paul McGrath has man flu! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Shane Long, Brian O’Driscoll and Conor McGregor.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

We'll Leave It There So: Sexton and Roche get nominated, Scottish Cockneys and all today's sport

Also, the controversy surrounding Ched Evans’ return to football continued.

'There are some very Cockney accents in the Scottish squad but I wouldn't question them' -- Paul McGrath

McGrath is confident that Ireland can go to Scotland and win.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Say cheese, lads! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Colm Cooper, Gary Lineker and a load of Vincent Tans.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

When men became Giants: an oral history of Ireland 1-0 Italy, USA World Cup 1994 The Jersey Boys This post contains videos

When men became Giants: an oral history of Ireland 1-0 Italy, USA World Cup 1994

On the 20th anniversary of one of Irish football’s most famous days, we revisit the story with the people who made it happen.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 2 March, 2014

7 great Irish contributions to League Cup finals Famous Footsteps This post contains videos

7 great Irish contributions to League Cup finals

Sunderland captain John O’Shea will seek to follow the example of these talented Irishmen.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's what Twitter thinks the Dublin Spire should be named after Dublin Spire

# paul-mcgrath - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Tony McCoy named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

There was also success for Davy Fitzgerald and the Clare hurlers.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

25 brilliant images of Paul McGrath Ooh Aah This post contains images

25 brilliant images of Paul McGrath

The legendary former Ireland international turns 54 today.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Flashback - Who were your childhood soccer heroes?

Paul McGrath, Roberto Baggio, Niall Quinn and Matthias Sammer are selected by our writers. But who was your favourite?

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 3 November, 2013

O'Neill and Keane pairing 'a dream for Ireland' - Paul McGrath

The former defender believes the assistant-in-waiting has what it takes to be a number two.

# paul-mcgrath - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Paul McGrath arrested on alleged public disorder charges

The former Ireland international was charged, after complaints were made at a hotel in which he was staying over the weekend.

# paul-mcgrath - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

It’s the 25th anniversary of Wim Kieft’s bizarre goal against Ireland Dutch Luck This post contains videos

It’s the 25th anniversary of Wim Kieft’s bizarre goal against Ireland

We caught up with a famous Dutch supporter who was at the Euro ’88 match in Gelsenkirchen.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

McGrath on Fergie: 'What he has done is the impossible for Manchester United'

Paul McGrath says Alex Ferguson always treated him with the utmost respect, even after he left Manchester United in 1989.

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 20 September, 2012

15 things we learned from Ooh Aah Paul McGrath's Twitter timeline today

Number nine: if you’re going to the Ploughing Championships in New Ross, keep an eye out for him. He plans on making an appearance.

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 7 June, 2012

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Italy, World Cup, 18 June 1994

We’re back in the Delorean and off to Giants Stadium for a grudge match – it’s the Republic of Ireland v Italy at USA ’94.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

In pictures: the Olympic Flame's historic visit to Ireland Olympic Torch This post contains images

In pictures: the Olympic Flame's historic visit to Ireland

Wayne McCullough, Michael Carruth, Paul McGrath and Sonia O’Sullivan were among the sporting icons to take part in today’s torch relay.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 3 June, 2012

5 days to Euro 2012: flukiest goal ever scored? Remember When This post contains videos

5 days to Euro 2012: flukiest goal ever scored?

The name ‘Wim Kieft’ will forever give nightmares to Irish football fans thanks to his famous goal on June 18, 1988.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

16 days to Euro 2012: The road to Germany ’88 Countdown This post contains videos

16 days to Euro 2012: The road to Germany ’88

Thank you, Gary Mackay.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 13 May, 2012

26 Days to Euro 2012: How did John Aldridge miss this? Countdown This post contains videos

26 Days to Euro 2012: How did John Aldridge miss this?

Most of us can remember that Paul McGrath hit the post with a header but can you recall Aldo’s fresh air follow-up?

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