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#Potential

# potential - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Barcelona sign Portuguese star for €30 million

Benfica right-back Nelson Semedo has joined the Catalan side on a five-year deal.

# potential - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Swansea City sign brother of former Chelsea and Barcelona striker

Arnor Gudjohnsen has agreed a three-year deal at the Premier League club.

# potential - Friday 7 July, 2017

Inter complete €20m signing of Sampdoria youngster

Milan Skriniar has joined the Nerazzurri as part of the deal that sees Gianluca Caprari move the other way

# potential - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Chelsea youngster set for €6 million move to Celtic

Charly Musonda is reportedly close to joining the reigning Scottish champions.

# potential - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Chelsea sign 16-year-old Welsh prodigy

Ethan Ampadu has already played 13 times for English fourth-tier side Exeter.

# potential - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Chelsea defender set for €23m move to Bournemouth

The Cherries have beaten a host of clubs to re-sign the young Netherlands defender Nathan Ake.

# potential - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Celtic beat off competition from Man United and Chelsea to sign Irish wonderkid

Barry Coffey is set to link up with the Scottish champions.

# potential - Friday 26 May, 2017

Shamrock Rovers youngster set for move to the Championship

The club have confirmed that Conor Grant is joining Sheffield Wednesday.

# potential - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Ireland underage international handed Premier League debut

Declan Rice came on in the dying minutes of West Ham’s win over Burnley.

# potential - Friday 19 May, 2017

Ryan, Porter and O'Loughlin the latest Ireland call-ups off Leinster conveyor belt

Joe Schmidt will bring the uncapped trio on Ireland’s tour of the US and Japan.

# potential - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

McKinley misses out as Conor O'Shea names Italy squad for June Tests

The former Leinster man was part of the Italians’ wider training group ahead of the tour.

# potential - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Belgian starlet opens transfer door to Man United, Chelsea and Atletico Madrid

Theo Bongonda has been catching the eye at Celta Vigo and concedes that he is looking to grace a grander stage.

# potential - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Clubs and Schools players combine in Ireland U18 squad to face England

Head coach Mark Butler has included six Exiles in his 24-man group.

# potential - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Pres captain O'Sullivan called up to Ireland U19 squad for France tour

Kieran Campbell has named a 26-man squad for the two-Test visit to France.

# potential - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Gunners legend Petit says Monaco prodigy is ahead of Thierry Henry in one respect

The ex-Arsenal midfielder was full of praise for Kylian Mbappe after the youngster made his France debut.

# potential - Friday 17 March, 2017

Brilliant Larmour among the standouts for Ireland U20s in England defeat

Gavin Coombes and Charlie Connolly showed up well against the English pack.

# potential - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

All you know about the Ireland goalkeeper selected in Man United's Europa League squad

Kieran O’Hara is part of the 20-man group that has travelled to face Rostov.

# potential - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Blow for Man City's faint title hopes as Jesus suffers setback

The club confirmed that the teenage striker has suffered a fractured metatarsal.

# potential - Monday 13 February, 2017

Celtic star has potential of Coutinho and Sterling, says Rodgers

The coach believes Moussa Dembele is capable of emulating those at Anfield.

# potential - Saturday 11 February, 2017

'I haven't really thought about England... Playing with Shamrock Rovers is the best thing for me' Potential This post contains videos

'I haven't really thought about England... Playing with Shamrock Rovers is the best thing for me'

Promising Irish teenager Sean Boyd chats to The42 ahead of the new League of Ireland season.

# potential - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year

Nhat Nguyen and four others have been recognised by the sport’s governing body.

# potential - Monday 6 February, 2017

'There's guys there who'll be playing international rugby in a few years'

Ireland U20s head coach Nigel Carolan took plenty of positives from a heartening win in Scotland.

# potential - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Youngster Nash set for debut as much-changed Munster face Edinburgh

The winger is one of 11 changes to Rassie Erasmus’ side with a number of players away on international duty.

# potential - Friday 27 January, 2017

Venus and Serena Williams' childhood coach on the moment he realised they could dominate

Rick Macci was not overly impressed by the pair initially.

# potential - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Galway youngster continues to impress in the Championship Potential This post contains videos

Galway youngster continues to impress in the Championship

Ryan Manning caught the eye again for QPR tonight.

# potential - Friday 6 January, 2017

Shelbourne's teen prodigy among the nominees for WNL Player of the Year

Cavan native Leanne Kiernan joins Noelle Murray and Karen Duggan on the shortlist.

# potential - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'I think we have a lot of potential' - Erasmus keeps Munster feet on ground

Openside flanker Tommy O’Donnell sustained a concerning ankle injury in Galway.

# potential - Thursday 22 December, 2016

15-year-old prodigy equals Serie A youngest debutant record

The forward came off the bench against Torino, with his former manager having compared him to Lionel Messi.

# potential - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Martin O'Neill on Chris Forrester and other League One players' chances with Ireland

The Irish boss will be casting his eye over a number of less familiar Irish players in the coming months.

# potential - Friday 18 November, 2016

Rodgers sees Man United target Dembele generating Sterling fee

The Celtic manager believes his in-demand striker will smash the club’s record for a transfer fee received.

# potential - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Too much too young: Celtic starlet Dembele must be treated right

He might be years away from playing for the senior side, but there’s already a weight of expectation on his young shoulders.

# potential - Sunday 23 October, 2016

'I still can't believe it, I'm sure I'll shed a few tears when I see my family' Awestruck This post contains videos

'I still can't believe it, I'm sure I'll shed a few tears when I see my family'

Manuel Locatelli admitted his disbelief after beating Juventus and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.

# potential - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

# potential - Sunday 25 September, 2016

One of Irish football's most promising youngsters on studying finance and trials with Celtic Potential This post contains videos

One of Irish football's most promising youngsters on studying finance and trials with Celtic

St Patrick’s Athletic teenager Darragh Markey chats to The42 about life on and off the pitch.

# potential - Sunday 18 September, 2016

'They need to be able to say, 'I can see myself getting a green jersey''

Talent identification officer Wayne Mitchell tells The42 about the Exiles branch of the IRFU.

# potential - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Hat-trick hero Rashford hoping Mourinho was impressed

Ahead of the Manchester derby, the United youngster Marcus Rashford has his sights set on a starting spot.

# potential - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge A Laois woman has appealed to local radio to find a man she met at Electric Picnic Love Story

A Laois woman has appealed to local radio to find a man she met at Electric Picnic

Looking for that lad with a “nice smile.”

# potential - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

21 young Irish footballers that give us hope as the new season begins

Watford’s Tommie Hoban and others who could go on to star for the Boys in Green in years to come.

# potential - Sunday 31 July, 2016

21-year-old American hits hat-trick for Bayern in pre-season glamour friendly Potential This post contains videos

21-year-old American hits hat-trick for Bayern in pre-season glamour friendly

Inter were well off the pace in Charlotte as the German side coasted to a 4-1 victory in North Carolina.

# potential - Saturday 16 July, 2016

'Teenage dream' - Rovers youngster lights up Dublin derby in first game as a professional Potential This post contains videos

'Teenage dream' - Rovers youngster lights up Dublin derby in first game as a professional

Sean Boyd produced a moment to remember last night.

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