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'I would say I would be cold' - Guardiola warns Aguero over Champions League final berth
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

'I would say I would be cold' - Guardiola warns Aguero over Champions League final berth

51 minutes ago 1,647 Views 0 Comments

The Man City boss refused to give any guarantees the 32-year-old will feature in City’s first Champions League decider.

Bournemouth and Swansea earn Championship play-off advantage
# Championship
# Championship

Bournemouth and Swansea earn Championship play-off advantage

Updated 1 hour ago 4,299 Views 1 Comment

Arnaut Danjuma netted the winning goal for Bournemouth while Andre Ayew was the match-winner for Swansea.

Chelsea considering move for 17-year-old Irish defender
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

Chelsea considering move for 17-year-old Irish defender

Updated 2 hours ago 30,001 Views 8 Comments

Seán Roughan has featured 11 times in all competitions for Lincoln this season.

Spurs tight-lipped amid report Harry Kane tells club he wants to leave in summer
# Transfer Talk
# Transfer Talk

Spurs tight-lipped amid report Harry Kane tells club he wants to leave in summer

2 hours ago 5,829 Views 7 Comments

The England captain’s preference is reportedly to stay in the Premier League.

Spotlight

Stolen wheels: Cyclists and their bikes are targets across Ireland

Investigations by The Journal and Noteworthy show how the pandemic has led to an increase in violent thefts and anti-social behaviour.
New era of attack in Tyrone and how the latest gifted forward to emerge scored 0-10 off scraps
# Player Watch
# Player Watch

New era of attack in Tyrone and how the latest gifted forward to emerge scored 0-10 off scraps

3 hours ago 11,553 Views 1 Comment

We take a look at Paul Donaghy’s performance in their narrow defeat to Donegal on Saturday.

French rugby permits transgender women to play women's rugby
# New Era
# New Era

French rugby permits transgender women to play women's rugby

4 hours ago 4,176 Views 16 Comments

This is a ground-breaking decision that goes against the recommendations of World Rugby.

Here are the nine GAA games set for live TV coverage next weekend
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here are the nine GAA games set for live TV coverage next weekend

4 hours ago 6,633 Views 4 Comments

Dublin against Kerry next Sunday is one of the glamour ties on the agenda.

Fellaini not included in Belgium Euros squad while Modric leads Croatia
# Line-ups
# Line-ups

Fellaini not included in Belgium Euros squad while Modric leads Croatia

4 hours ago 5,224 Views 1 Comment

Fellaini has not played for Belgium since the 2018 World Cup.

Marcelo Bielsa gives Leeds duo a break in bid to improve their Euro 2020 chances
# Rest
# Rest

Marcelo Bielsa gives Leeds duo a break in bid to improve their Euro 2020 chances

4 hours ago 7,085 Views 1 Comment

Robin Koch and Mateusz Klich will not feature again for the club this season.

'It’s never personal' - Thomas Tuchel on reasons behind Tammy Abraham's omission
# Peripheral
# Peripheral

'It’s never personal' - Thomas Tuchel on reasons behind Tammy Abraham's omission

5 hours ago 4,897 Views 6 Comments

The striker was left out of the matchday squad at the weekend.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes fans will cheer not jeer on return to Old Trafford
# Positivity
# Positivity

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes fans will cheer not jeer on return to Old Trafford

5 hours ago 2,412 Views 0 Comments

Man United’s last three home games have featured supporters protesting.

Martin still 8th overall as Sagan prevails on stage 10
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Martin still 8th overall as Sagan prevails on stage 10

6 hours ago 1,516 Views 0 Comments

Fernando Gaviria was in second place with Italian Davide Cimolai in third.

Rugby Weekly Extra: A fiery affair in Limerick, James Ryan roars, and Trans-Tasman thrills
# Podcast
# Podcast

Rugby Weekly Extra: A fiery affair in Limerick, James Ryan roars, and Trans-Tasman thrills

6 hours ago 2,122 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from today’s episode of our exclusive members Rugby Weekly Extra podcast as Eoin Toolan joins Murray Kinsella to discuss the latest inter-pros.

‘It brings mortality to the table’ – Jason Ferguson on father's brush with death
# Never Give In
# Never Give In

‘It brings mortality to the table’ – Jason Ferguson on father's brush with death

7 hours ago 16,102 Views 2 Comments

Jason has directed a film charting Alex Ferguson’s road to recovery from a 2018 brain haemmorhage.

All the permutations, as Liverpool, Chelsea and Leicester bid for the Champions League spots
# Squeeky Bum Time
# Squeeky Bum Time

All the permutations, as Liverpool, Chelsea and Leicester bid for the Champions League spots

7 hours ago 8,408 Views 7 Comments

Alisson’s dramatic late winner on Sunday has kept the Reds firmly in the hunt.

Amond fuelled by 2019 play-off disappointment in bid to go one better
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Amond fuelled by 2019 play-off disappointment in bid to go one better

10 hours ago 2,659 Views 0 Comments

The Carlow man hopes his nine-month-old son Eoghan will be among the 900 spectators at the first leg tomorrow night.

SFA condemns behaviour of Rangers fans in wake of Saturday’s title party
# Fitba
# Fitba

SFA condemns behaviour of Rangers fans in wake of Saturday’s title party

11 hours ago 5,377 Views 18 Comments

Five police officers were injured and 28 arrests made as the illegal mass gathering in George Square got out of hand.

Dan Crowley among trio of Irish youth internationals leaving Birmingham City
# Free Agency
# Free Agency

Dan Crowley among trio of Irish youth internationals leaving Birmingham City

11 hours ago 5,697 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old playmaker spent the second half of the 2020-21 season on loan at Hull City.

How Dublin are coping without Dessie Farrell, more rulebook debate and Roscommon positives
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

How Dublin are coping without Dessie Farrell, more rulebook debate and Roscommon positives

Updated 12 hours ago 15,801 Views 9 Comments

Plenty to discuss after Dublin opened up their 2021 season with a nine-point win over Roscommon.

Former players want ‘decisive action’ in reform of English football’s governance
# Political Football
# Political Football

Former players want ‘decisive action’ in reform of English football’s governance

12 hours ago 2,878 Views 1 Comment

The European Super League breakaway attempt raised major concerns.

Ireland international Megan Campbell bids farewell to Manchester City
# Moving On
# Moving On

Ireland international Megan Campbell bids farewell to Manchester City

12 hours ago 4,088 Views 2 Comments

The injury-plagued defender from Drogheda has been sidelined since January of last year.

The lessons Irish rugby should learn from Australian rugby’s calamity
# Warning
# Warning

The lessons Irish rugby should learn from Australian rugby’s calamity

15 hours ago 42,381 Views 17 Comments

From heavyweights in the game to being ‘on the bones of its arse’, the story of rugby Down Under is a cautionary one.

Over 80% of Japanese oppose Olympics this summer
# Tokyo Rift
# Tokyo Rift

Over 80% of Japanese oppose Olympics this summer

15 hours ago 5,928 Views 8 Comments

There’s less than 10 weeks to go to the virus-postponed Tokyo Games.

Steph Curry’s 46 points clinch scoring title and eighth seed for Golden State
# NBA
# NBA

Steph Curry’s 46 points clinch scoring title and eighth seed for Golden State

16 hours ago 3,300 Views 0 Comments

The 33-year-old is the NBA’s oldest scoring champion since Michael Jordan achieved the feat aged 35 in 1998.

'There could be six, seven penalties next weekend' - Galvin and Cunningham unhappy with new cynicism rule
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

'There could be six, seven penalties next weekend' - Galvin and Cunningham unhappy with new cynicism rule

17 hours ago 5,554 Views 4 Comments

Dublin were awarded three spot-kicks against Roscommon, two of them under a new rule introduced for the 2021 season.

'He's probably been the form lock in the northern hemisphere over the last couple of seasons'
# Cheese
# Cheese

'He's probably been the form lock in the northern hemisphere over the last couple of seasons'

17 hours ago 14,804 Views 42 Comments

Leo Cullen was full of praise for James Ryan after the lock’s excellent display against Ulster.

'Last week was terrible...a bit of spirit there today' - A Clare setback but more promise in defeat
# Banner Challenge
# Banner Challenge

'Last week was terrible...a bit of spirit there today' - A Clare setback but more promise in defeat

18 hours ago 4,212 Views 0 Comments

Brian Lohan and Davy Fitzgerald reflected on yesterday’s game in Ennis.

Van Graan: ‘You have got to keep learning, we learned the hard way on Friday’
# Harsh Lessons
# Harsh Lessons

Van Graan: ‘You have got to keep learning, we learned the hard way on Friday’

18 hours ago 6,430 Views 18 Comments

Munster’s loss to Connacht on Friday leaves them relying on favours from elsewhere to reach the Rainbow Cup final.

Sunday 16 May, 2021

Late fade sees Seamus Power fall from contention at AT&T Byron Nelson
# Power Down
# Power Down

Late fade sees Seamus Power fall from contention at AT&T Byron Nelson

Sun 11:02 PM 5,097 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford man rose to second place but a double bogey-bogey run on the back nine saw him finish in a tie for ninth.

AC Milan complicate Champions League fate with Cagliari stalemate
# Football Italia
# Football Italia

AC Milan complicate Champions League fate with Cagliari stalemate

Sun 10:55 PM 5,999 Views 0 Comments

Their goalless draw with Cagliari hands Juventus somewhat of a reprieve in the top four race.

Lille wobble and Paris win to send Ligue Un title race to final weekend
# Finale
# Finale

Lille wobble and Paris win to send Ligue Un title race to final weekend

Sun 10:26 PM 6,487 Views 2 Comments

Lille must win on the final weekend to list the title after they were held by Saint Etienne.

Chelsea thrashed by brilliant Barcelona in Women’s Champions League final
# Femení Fenómeno
# Femení Fenómeno

Chelsea thrashed by brilliant Barcelona in Women’s Champions League final

Sun 10:12 PM 6,939 Views 2 Comments

Emma Hayes’ side were outclassed and 4-0 down at half-time in Gothenburg.

Dortmund secure Champions League spot with sixth-straight Bundesliga win
# Go Fourth And Conquer
# Go Fourth And Conquer

Dortmund secure Champions League spot with sixth-straight Bundesliga win

Sun 9:34 PM 4,550 Views 4 Comments

The club’s hopes of hanging on to Erling Haaland have received a significant boost.

‘It is impossible to play without him’ – Koeman hopes Messi hasn't played final game at Camp Nou
# A Nou Hope
# A Nou Hope

‘It is impossible to play without him’ – Koeman hopes Messi hasn't played final game at Camp Nou

Sun 9:16 PM 7,992 Views 1 Comment

Messi’s contract expires at the end of the season, and today Barcelona’s title challenge was officially ended.

Teenager Jebbinson makes history as Sheffield United win away to awful Everton
# Jeb Ambush
# Jeb Ambush

Teenager Jebbinson makes history as Sheffield United win away to awful Everton

Sun 9:06 PM 8,171 Views 8 Comments

Carlo Ancelotti’s side look likely to miss out on European football after a ninth home defeat of the season.

John Kiely launches attack on GAA over rules and accuses Galway of simulation
# A Kiely Donnybrook
# A Kiely Donnybrook

John Kiely launches attack on GAA over rules and accuses Galway of simulation

Sun 8:34 PM 68,590 Views 127 Comments

The Limerick boss was holding little back in the aftermath of his side’s defeat.

Suarez hits late winner to keep Atletico top of La Liga with one game left
# Out In Front
# Out In Front

Suarez hits late winner to keep Atletico top of La Liga with one game left

Sun 8:13 PM 8,681 Views 0 Comments

Atletico scored in the 82nd and 88th minutes to pull off a stunning turnaround win against Osasuna.

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week
# Extra Extra
# Extra Extra

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week

Sun 8:00 PM 1,505 Views 0 Comments

Fancy treating yourself to even more top-class sports coverage while also supporting The42?

Tearful Alisson dedicates extraordinary winning goal to late father
# Emotion
# Emotion

Tearful Alisson dedicates extraordinary winning goal to late father

Sun 7:15 PM 12,870 Views 9 Comments

Jose Agostinho Becker drowned near his home in Brazil earlier this year, with Covid restrictions preventing Alisson from attending the funeral.

Katie McCabe on target as Joe Montemurro's Arsenal reign ends with 9-0 win
# WSL
# WSL

Katie McCabe on target as Joe Montemurro's Arsenal reign ends with 9-0 win

Sun 7:06 PM 4,945 Views 0 Comments

The hugely-successful boss has signed off by sealing a place in the Women’s FA Cup quarter-finals.

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