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Today’s News

Man United hold Liverpool to maintain top spot
# Report
# Report

Man United hold Liverpool to maintain top spot

1 minute ago 61 Views 0 Comments

A tight and tense affair saw few clear-cut chances, as both sides had to be content with a point ultimately.

Chelsea beat United to go top on another busy weekend for Irish in English top-flight
# WSL
# WSL

Chelsea beat United to go top on another busy weekend for Irish in English top-flight

4 minutes ago 85 Views 0 Comments

Six Irish internationals featured, with Ruesha Littlejohn making her Birmingham City debut after signing for the club yesterday.

Outcast Mesut Ozil confirms exit from Arsenal
# The Long Goodbye
# The Long Goodbye

Outcast Mesut Ozil confirms exit from Arsenal

51 minutes ago 2,854 Views 3 Comments

The German midfielder says he is joining Fenerbahce.

Lewandowski breaks mid-season record as Bayern go four clear atop Bundesliga
# Pole Position
# Pole Position

Lewandowski breaks mid-season record as Bayern go four clear atop Bundesliga

58 minutes ago 1,187 Views 0 Comments

The striker netted his 21st league goal of the season but the champions were again lethargic-looking in victory.

More Australian Open players go into isolation taking number up to 72
# Mess
# Mess

More Australian Open players go into isolation taking number up to 72

Updated 1 hour ago 5,145 Views 2 Comments

47 players had already been told they had to stay in their rooms for 14 days, with Australian Open director saying players knew the isolation risk.

LIVE: Liverpool v Man United, Premier League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

LIVE: Liverpool v Man United, Premier League

1 hour ago 52,997 Views 39 Comments

Liverpool face Man United, in one of the season’s most-anticipated matches so far.

Audacious Ndombele goal seals Spurs win at Sheffield United
# Tanguy For The Big Occasion
# Tanguy For The Big Occasion

Audacious Ndombele goal seals Spurs win at Sheffield United

2 hours ago 3,060 Views 5 Comments

The midfielder’s fantastic goal crowned a 3-1 win for Jose Mourinho’s side against the doomed-looking Blades.

Ireland cap productive five-game series in Spain with a draw as road to Tokyo continues
# Green Army
# Green Army

Ireland cap productive five-game series in Spain with a draw as road to Tokyo continues

2 hours ago 1,976 Views 0 Comments

Two wins, two draws and one defeat is a strong return against the world and European bronze medalists.

Jack Byrne makes first appearance since McCarthy's sacking in crucial Apoel win
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Jack Byrne makes first appearance since McCarthy's sacking in crucial Apoel win

2 hours ago 5,796 Views 1 Comment

The Cypriot side are in good form under new manager Savvas Poursaitidis.

Karl Sheppard forced to retire from football at 29
# Premature End
# Premature End

Karl Sheppard forced to retire from football at 29

3 hours ago 5,789 Views 2 Comments

The striker has called it a day having been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis.

Former Cork star Bríd Stack hospitalised following injury in AFLW practice match
# Best Wishes
# Best Wishes

Former Cork star Bríd Stack hospitalised following injury in AFLW practice match

Updated 3 hours ago 35,616 Views 9 Comments

Cork LGFA say there’s positive news coming from Australia, and the Giants player will make a full recovery.

Envoi Allen continues his relentless march as Dreal Deal points McNally towards Cheltenham
# Punchestown
# Punchestown

Envoi Allen continues his relentless march as Dreal Deal points McNally towards Cheltenham

3 hours ago 1,742 Views 0 Comments

Asterion Forlonge crashes out at the first in eagerly-anticipated Punchestown clash.

Stubborn Motherwell earn point against Rangers
# Momentum Checked
# Momentum Checked

Stubborn Motherwell earn point against Rangers

4 hours ago 1,487 Views 0 Comments

Steven Gerrard’s runaway leaders were held 1-1 at Fir Park.

Ireland's One Day International with UAE tomorrow given go-ahead by Emirates board
# Greenlight
# Greenlight

Ireland's One Day International with UAE tomorrow given go-ahead by Emirates board

4 hours ago 658 Views 0 Comments

Graham Ford’s men will get another run-out before squaring off with Afghanistan in a three-match series later this month.

Hartson: Lennon's time at Celtic is up, but players have 'gotten away with murder'
# Rip It Up
# Rip It Up

Hartson: Lennon's time at Celtic is up, but players have 'gotten away with murder'

5 hours ago 6,946 Views 4 Comments

‘I do genuinely think, with the situation in the league, a change is needed from the bottom to the top.’

Harden makes seamless debut with 'super-team' Nets
# Triple Double To Start
# Triple Double To Start

Harden makes seamless debut with 'super-team' Nets

7 hours ago 3,313 Views 0 Comments

The former Houston star scored 32 as Brooklyn overcame Orlando.

These are the players who need to impress Andy Farrell next weekend
# Audition Time
# Audition Time

These are the players who need to impress Andy Farrell next weekend

8 hours ago 25,393 Views 44 Comments

With the Six Nations kicking off in just three weeks, the Ireland coach has some tough decisions to make. Saturday’s clash between Munster and Leinster should help him do so.

Last year's runner-up Steele fires 61 to snatch lead at Sony Open
# Nerves Of What
# Nerves Of What

Last year's runner-up Steele fires 61 to snatch lead at Sony Open

8 hours ago 1,394 Views 0 Comments

The American has a two-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round in Honolulu.

Rodgers-led Packers, gritty Bills advance in NFL playoffs
# Two To Go
# Two To Go

Rodgers-led Packers, gritty Bills advance in NFL playoffs

9 hours ago 4,288 Views 5 Comments

The Packers defeated the Los Angeles Rams 32-18, while the Bills beat the Baltimore Ravens 17-3.

Winning 10 All-Irelands in the most caring, kind and inoffensive way and the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended Reading
# Recommended Reading

Winning 10 All-Irelands in the most caring, kind and inoffensive way and the week's best sportswriting

9 hours ago 2,326 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and get stuck into our picks from the past seven days.

'Some people are feeling isolated or alone, so this is more important than ever'
# Support
# Support

'Some people are feeling isolated or alone, so this is more important than ever'

10 hours ago 23,472 Views 4 Comments

Su Carty, who works with the IRFU and World Rugby, is part of Ohana ZERO Suicide.

'I'm grateful and privileged to play both' - a closer look at the inter-county dual player
# Double Trouble
# Double Trouble

'I'm grateful and privileged to play both' - a closer look at the inter-county dual player

10 hours ago 7,974 Views 2 Comments

Will it continue? The42 speaks to some of the country’s top stars who combine camogie and ladies football at the top level.

A history of Liverpool and Manchester United in 10 matches
# The Great Rivalry
# The Great Rivalry

A history of Liverpool and Manchester United in 10 matches

11 hours ago 6,798 Views 12 Comments

Ahead of today’s meeting, reflect on each of the clubs’ histories through the prism of some of their most famous clashes.

'I wanted my AFL career to go on for 10 or 12 years but everyone has a different journey. I've accepted that'
# Glass Half Full
# Glass Half Full

'I wanted my AFL career to go on for 10 or 12 years but everyone has a different journey. I've accepted that'

11 hours ago 19,645 Views 1 Comment

With his Hawthorn career in the rearview mirror, Conor Glass is determined to help Derry compete for Ulster titles.

Yesterday’s News

Yan Bingtao beats defending champ Bingham to book Masters final spot
# On A Roll
# On A Roll

Yan Bingtao beats defending champ Bingham to book Masters final spot

18 hours ago 2,982 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old faces John Higgins in tomorrow’s final.

Dana White says Khabib is considering making a return to UFC
# Comeback
# Comeback

Dana White says Khabib is considering making a return to UFC

18 hours ago 5,789 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old Russian had announced his retirement during October 2020.

Steve Bruce will not throw the towel in on Newcastle job
# On The Ropes
# On The Ropes

Steve Bruce will not throw the towel in on Newcastle job

19 hours ago 3,162 Views 3 Comments

The 60-year-old enjoyed success as a player at Manchester United.

Klopp will put friendship with Alex Ferguson to one side on Sunday
# Best Of Enemies
# Best Of Enemies

Klopp will put friendship with Alex Ferguson to one side on Sunday

19 hours ago 4,726 Views 5 Comments

The current Reds boss and the former Manchester United manager regularly exchange messages.

Goals from Maddison and Barnes help Leicester climb up to second
# Steady As She Goes
# Steady As She Goes

Goals from Maddison and Barnes help Leicester climb up to second

20 hours ago 3,294 Views 0 Comments

The Foxes are now just one point behind Premier League leaders Man United.

Ex-Ulster wing scores as Saracens land with a bump in second tier
# Humbled
# Humbled

Ex-Ulster wing scores as Saracens land with a bump in second tier

Updated 20 hours ago 46,569 Views 10 Comments

The former European champions encountered a highly-motivated Ealing on their first outing since relegation.

A passing train helps Glasgow Warriors to Pro14 victory over Edinburgh
# Train In Vain
# Train In Vain

A passing train helps Glasgow Warriors to Pro14 victory over Edinburgh

21 hours ago 17,519 Views 10 Comments

Edinburgh scrum-half Nic Groom mistook the horn from a nearby locomotive for the half-time buzzer.

Rooney hails 'fantastic' Knight after awarding Derby County captaincy to Irish youngster
# Reaction
# Reaction

Rooney hails 'fantastic' Knight after awarding Derby County captaincy to Irish youngster

21 hours ago 13,977 Views 7 Comments

The 19-year-old midfielder from Dublin wore the armband in his side’s defeat to Rotherham United.

AVB's Marseille beaten at home by Nimes and remain 8 points off Ligue 1 pace
# Mis-step
# Mis-step

AVB's Marseille beaten at home by Nimes and remain 8 points off Ligue 1 pace

22 hours ago 2,350 Views 0 Comments

PSG can move top this evening.

Leipzig blow chance to knock Bayern off top of Bundesliga
# Regrets
# Regrets

Leipzig blow chance to knock Bayern off top of Bundesliga

22 hours ago 2,429 Views 2 Comments

For the second consecutive Saturday, Leipzig missed out on first place.

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet
# Resilience
# Resilience

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet

Updated 22 hours ago 40,906 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Scully has enjoyed a new lease of life since joining Lincoln from West Ham.

Mount's late strike sees off Fulham to ease pressure on Lampard
# Relief
# Relief

Mount's late strike sees off Fulham to ease pressure on Lampard

22 hours ago 2,917 Views 3 Comments

Chelsea are now seventh while Fulham remain in the relegation zone.

Ireland international joins Birmingham City after Leicester departure
# On The Move
# On The Move

Ireland international joins Birmingham City after Leicester departure

23 hours ago 4,777 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old’s deal with the Blues will run until the end of the season.

Omobamidele makes first-team debut as Norwich City extend Championship lead
# One For The Future
# One For The Future

Omobamidele makes first-team debut as Norwich City extend Championship lead

Sat 6:10 PM 8,073 Views 4 Comments

The 18-year-old centre-back was introduced as a substitute for the Canaries in their win over Cardiff City.

Neal Maupay goal sinks out-of-form Leeds and ends Brighton’s wait for a win
# Brighton Rock
# Brighton Rock

Neal Maupay goal sinks out-of-form Leeds and ends Brighton’s wait for a win

Sat 5:46 PM 2,195 Views 3 Comments

The Seagulls halted a 10-game winless run in all competitions.

'It is hard you can't give him the send off he deserves but I'm sure he's looking down saying, 'Not to worry, lads''
# Tribute
# Tribute

'It is hard you can't give him the send off he deserves but I'm sure he's looking down saying, 'Not to worry, lads''

Updated Sat 5:27 PM 22,765 Views 5 Comments

Shane Ronayne recalls working alongside Eamonn Ryan.

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