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Dublin: 8°C Tuesday 20 April 2021

Yesterday’s News

'I don’t like it and hopefully it doesn’t happen' - Milner against European Super League idea
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

'I don’t like it and hopefully it doesn’t happen' - Milner against European Super League idea

3 hours ago 1,715 Views 2 Comments

The new competition could change the face of football.

'I have learned some tough lessons' - Russell apologises over 200mph crash at Grand Prix
# Statement
# Statement

'I have learned some tough lessons' - Russell apologises over 200mph crash at Grand Prix

4 hours ago 2,786 Views 4 Comments

George Russell and Valtteri Bottas crashed as they battled for ninth place in Imola.

Late header snatches draw for Leeds to dent Liverpool's Champions League hopes
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Late header snatches draw for Leeds to dent Liverpool's Champions League hopes

4 hours ago 13,121 Views 61 Comments

Diego Llorente scored a late goal to cancel out Sadio Mane’s first-half opener for the Reds.

Anger continues as fans arrive at club grounds to protest against proposed European Super League
# European Super League
# European Super League

Anger continues as fans arrive at club grounds to protest against proposed European Super League

5 hours ago 7,707 Views 9 Comments

Six Premier League sides have joined six other European clubs in announcing plans for a new midweek competition.

'It's a huge issue, probably one that goes unspoken' - Dublin star hails Lidl's period poverty initiative
# Serious Support
# Serious Support

'It's a huge issue, probably one that goes unspoken' - Dublin star hails Lidl's period poverty initiative

6 hours ago 3,746 Views 0 Comments

Carla Rowe discusses its importance in a sporting context, with work underway to have free products available in ladies football clubs.

A hero on and off the field, Noelle Healy has certainly left the Dublin jersey in a better place
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

A hero on and off the field, Noelle Healy has certainly left the Dublin jersey in a better place

Updated 6 hours ago 11,054 Views 4 Comments

The five-time All-Ireland winner brought the curtain down on a glittering inter-county career today.

Reigning champions Mayo to face Sligo after Connacht football championship draw made
# Out Of The Hat
# Out Of The Hat

Reigning champions Mayo to face Sligo after Connacht football championship draw made

8 hours ago 5,253 Views 6 Comments

The winners meet Leitrim in the semi-final, with Galway and Roscommon going head-to-head in the other.

Man City, Chelsea and Real Madrid will be removed from CL semis, says Uefa ExCo member
# Cat Among Pigeons
# Cat Among Pigeons

Man City, Chelsea and Real Madrid will be removed from CL semis, says Uefa ExCo member

8 hours ago 80,898 Views 75 Comments

Danish FA chairman Jesper Moller says he expects Super League clubs to be expelled as soon as Friday.

Quarterback Alex Smith announces retirement after miracle-comeback season
# His Own Terms
# His Own Terms

Quarterback Alex Smith announces retirement after miracle-comeback season

9 hours ago 5,793 Views 2 Comments

Smith suffered a life-threatening injury in 2018 but made a remarkable comeback for what would be his final year in the NFL.

5 talking points after today's Munster hurling and football draws
# Comment
# Comment

5 talking points after today's Munster hurling and football draws

10 hours ago 8,306 Views 3 Comments

There’s plenty to discuss.

'Super League' players will be banned from World Cups, insists Uefa president
# Spit In The Face
# Spit In The Face

'Super League' players will be banned from World Cups, insists Uefa president

11 hours ago 9,330 Views 11 Comments

Six Premier League sides are part of an initial group of 12 clubs seeking to establish a new continental competition.

Uefa delays final decision on Dublin's Euro 2020 fate until Friday

Uefa delays final decision on Dublin's Euro 2020 fate until Friday

11 hours ago 9,343 Views 10 Comments

The future of the four games set to be played in the Aviva Stadium still hangs in the balance.

21-year-old Izuchukwu's season over after Ulster confirm torn ACL
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

21-year-old Izuchukwu's season over after Ulster confirm torn ACL

11 hours ago 5,622 Views 4 Comments

In better news, Angus Curtis has returned from his long-term injury.

Sexton sidelined but Leinster set for boost of returning players against Munster
# Head Injury
# Head Injury

Sexton sidelined but Leinster set for boost of returning players against Munster

12 hours ago 13,918 Views 24 Comments

The 35-year-old suffered a head injury against Exeter two weekends ago.

'Nothing surprises me anymore in this industry' - Ireland midfielder Judge explains situation at Ipswich
# Premature End
# Premature End

'Nothing surprises me anymore in this industry' - Ireland midfielder Judge explains situation at Ipswich

13 hours ago 9,914 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old will not appear for the League One club again as it would trigger a new deal.

Amateur rider Lorna Brooke dies following Taunton fall
# RIP
# RIP

Amateur rider Lorna Brooke dies following Taunton fall

Updated 15 hours ago 72,829 Views 24 Comments

Rider was injured earlier in the month.

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff dismisses 'bull***t' crash claim by George Russell
# Wolff's Tone
# Wolff's Tone

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff dismisses 'bull***t' crash claim by George Russell

15 hours ago 9,089 Views 12 Comments

Russell and Valtteri Bottas exchanged obscenities after their collision in the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.

Dundalk confirm departures of Filippo Giovagnoli and Shane Keegan
# Statement
# Statement

Dundalk confirm departures of Filippo Giovagnoli and Shane Keegan

16 hours ago 7,396 Views 3 Comments

Assistant coach Guiseppe Rossi is staying on at Oriel Park as the club searches for a new manager.

Jose Mourinho sacked as Tottenham manager
# Dismissed
# Dismissed

Jose Mourinho sacked as Tottenham manager

16 hours ago 72,732 Views 92 Comments

The 58-year-old has paid the price for a disappointing campaign.

Stalwart Keaney retires from Dublin duty 20 years after his debut
# Legend
# Legend

Stalwart Keaney retires from Dublin duty 20 years after his debut

18 hours ago 7,842 Views 11 Comments

Conal Keaney has announced his inter-county retirement for the second time.

Champions League qualification would make season a success, insists Jurgen Klopp

Champions League qualification would make season a success, insists Jurgen Klopp

18 hours ago 5,780 Views 4 Comments

The Reds are out of Europe and face a fight to finish in the top four.

Limerick and Cork set for Munster SHC semi-final showdown
# Draw
# Draw

Limerick and Cork set for Munster SHC semi-final showdown

18 hours ago 18,889 Views 13 Comments

The draw for the newly named Mick Mackey Cup was made this morning.

5-time All-Ireland winner Healy announces Dublin retirement
# Hanging Up The Boots
# Hanging Up The Boots

5-time All-Ireland winner Healy announces Dublin retirement

18 hours ago 8,072 Views 3 Comments

Noelle Healy made her Dublin debut back in 2007.

Joel Glazer hails ‘new chapter’ as six English clubs join European Super League
# American Dream
# American Dream

Joel Glazer hails ‘new chapter’ as six English clubs join European Super League

19 hours ago 16,349 Views 40 Comments

After the plans emerged on Sunday afternoon condemnation was almost instant throughout the game.

Here's the draw for the 2021 Munster SFC
# Out Of The Hat
# Out Of The Hat

Here's the draw for the 2021 Munster SFC

19 hours ago 7,556 Views 2 Comments

Champions Tipperary will face the winners of Clare and Kerry in the last four.

Bam Adebayo buzzer-beater gives Miami Heat win over Brooklyn Nets
# Hoops
# Hoops

Bam Adebayo buzzer-beater gives Miami Heat win over Brooklyn Nets

19 hours ago 1,876 Views 0 Comments

The victory keeps the Heat within two games of sixth-place in the Eastern Conference.

'Tactically, technically, we have some of the answers for what went wrong'
# French Lessons
# French Lessons

'Tactically, technically, we have some of the answers for what went wrong'

20 hours ago 3,639 Views 12 Comments

Ireland coach Adam Griggs is upbeat despite Saturday’s defeat by France.

Lowry finishes inside top 10 as Cink claims RBC Heritage victory
# Harbour Town
# Harbour Town

Lowry finishes inside top 10 as Cink claims RBC Heritage victory

Mon 12:50 AM 6,834 Views 4 Comments

The Offaly man shot six birdies in South Carolina, including four in his final eight holes.

Sunday 18 April, 2021

Twelve clubs unveil plans to launch European Super League
# Dirty Dozen
# Dirty Dozen

Twelve clubs unveil plans to launch European Super League

Sun 11:38 PM 51,267 Views 141 Comments

Six English sides, including Manchester United and Liverpool, are involved in the proposed competition.

Real Madrid stumble in their efforts to narrow the gap to Atletico
# Title Race
# Title Race

Real Madrid stumble in their efforts to narrow the gap to Atletico

Sun 10:36 PM 6,310 Views 0 Comments

Diego Simeone’s side now find themselves three points clear at the top of La Liga.

Eriksen rescues Inter as Juve suffer first defeat to Atalanta in two decades
# Football Italia
# Football Italia

Eriksen rescues Inter as Juve suffer first defeat to Atalanta in two decades

Sun 10:16 PM 5,135 Views 0 Comments

Inter still have a comfortable margin at the top of the table despite having their winning run halted.

'I asked him if he was trying to kill us both' - Russell rages after Bottas crash
# Racing Incident
# Racing Incident

'I asked him if he was trying to kill us both' - Russell rages after Bottas crash

Sun 9:45 PM 9,510 Views 8 Comments

The 23-year-old Williams driver added: ‘I thought that was beyond a lack of respect.’

Biggest English crowd in 13 months sees Leicester advance to first FA Cup final in 52 years
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

Biggest English crowd in 13 months sees Leicester advance to first FA Cup final in 52 years

Updated Sun 9:26 PM 35,971 Views 9 Comments

There were 4,000 spectators in attendance at Wembley.

Gary Neville 'absolutely disgusted' by European Super League plans
# Reaction
# Reaction

Gary Neville 'absolutely disgusted' by European Super League plans

Sun 8:05 PM 14,408 Views 33 Comments

‘What world are these people living in to think they can bring this forward at this moment in time?’

Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week
# On The Menu
# On The Menu

Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week

Sun 8:00 PM 8,299 Views 0 Comments

Join the club, fellow sports lovers.

Donegal star scores again in Germany, mixed bag for Irish in FA Cup and Lyon crash out of Champions League
# Wrap
# Wrap

Donegal star scores again in Germany, mixed bag for Irish in FA Cup and Lyon crash out of Champions League

Sun 7:43 PM 3,565 Views 0 Comments

It was a busy weekend of women’s football across the continent.

Mason Greenwood at the double to help United overcome Burnley
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Mason Greenwood at the double to help United overcome Burnley

Sun 6:22 PM 8,095 Views 19 Comments

The sides were level until the youngster scored his second goal in the 84th minute.

Ruthless Rangers pile more misery on Celtic to send rivals out of Scottish Cup
# Winning
# Winning

Ruthless Rangers pile more misery on Celtic to send rivals out of Scottish Cup

Sun 5:26 PM 11,490 Views 7 Comments

Their exit means the Hoops will have a trophy-less season for the first time since 2009/10.

Verstappen wins, Hamilton second in chaotic Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola
# Keep Calm
# Keep Calm

Verstappen wins, Hamilton second in chaotic Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola

Updated Sun 4:45 PM 9,780 Views 5 Comments

The rain played havoc, as a high-speed crash forced the race to be suspended.

Premier League fights back against reports of Super League breakaway
# Controversial
# Controversial

Premier League fights back against reports of Super League breakaway

Updated Sun 4:42 PM 49,252 Views 49 Comments

The Champions League is set for a reform.

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