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Today’s News

AC Milan fined €86,000 after players paraded opponent's shirt like a trophy

Tiemoue Bakayoko and Franck Kessie held up Lazio defender Francesco Acerbi’s shirt after Saturday’s game.

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Ex-Leinster centre Te'o to leave Worcester Warriors amid Top 14 rumours

The England international is one of eight players who will be departing Sixways at the end of the season.

Ronaldo committed to Juve despite Champions League flop, says Allegri

The Old Lady need just a point against Fiorentina this weekend to claim their eighth successive Scudetto.


We do not have the slightest idea what the League of Ireland will look like in 2020

John O’Sullivan assesses the impact of the ongoing FAI controversy on the League of Ireland.

'I won't be back in the short-term future': Paul O'Connell rules out immediate Munster return

The Stade Francais coach said he must gather more experience before a potential return.

Does City's Champions League exit hand them a further Premier League advantage?

Pep Guardiola’s cloud may carry with it a silver lining.

Johnny Ward: 'Mesmerising' Curragh redevelopment gives Flat racing a home to be proud of

Johnny Ward pays a visit to the redeveloped track ahead of its opening meeting on 6 May.

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The French woman who made Irish sporting history after just two weeks here

West Dublin Rhinos player Morane Senyarich became the first-ever woman to play tackle American football in Ireland.

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John Delaney told Ross of 'valuable project' losing funding and threats to underage football over Brexit

While still CEO, Delaney asked the government to bear this in mind during its negotiations with the EU and UK.

Irish star on the scoresheet as Sheffield United maintain promotion push

Enda Stevens hit the Blades’ second in today’s 2-0 win at home to Nottingham Forest.

Premier League stars lead stand against racism with social media boycott

The campaign is being coordinated by the PFA.

Several United stars need a 'reality check' - Solskjaer

The Man United boss wants to see Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba rediscover their best form.

Cork, Dublin, Donegal and Galway unveil starting teams ahead of football league semi-finals

The Division 1 semi-finals are both down for decision this weekend.

Dupont starts at 10 as Toulouse reshuffle backline for last-four clash with Leinster

Sofiane Guitoune is the only back to remain in the same jersey from that sensational win in Paris.

Waterford to lodge appeal against Europa League expulsion

Blues owner Lee Power issued a statement today, saying the club feel ‘misled’ by the FAI.

Here's Johnny! Sexton returns for Leinster's Easter Sunday European showdown

The defending champions host Toulouse in an Aviva Stadium semi-final.

Mako Vunipola returns in strong-looking Saracens team to play Munster

The England prop missed the majority of the Six Nations with an ankle injury.

Earls ruled out in major blow for Munster as Bleyendaal starts at 10

The Ireland international failed to come through training this week.

No drug-testing took place after Dennis Hogan's controversial world-title defeat, say WBO

The WBO have also deployed an independent panel of judges to re-score the contest.

Kevin Durant too hot to handle as Warriors thump Clippers in Game Three

The Clippers host Game Four in the best-of-seven set on Sunday.

Family, friends and GAA stars salute Mayo native set for landmark 150th AFL appearance on Sunday

Pearce Hanley will become the fifth Irish player to hit the 150 mark.

Michael Jordan says Tiger's comeback is 'the greatest I have ever seen'

‘He’s probably the only person who believed he could get back.’

Join The42 for a monster table quiz and support a great cause

We’re dusting off the Quizmaster 2000 to help raise funds for Sinéad Lowndes.

'When you give so much to something, it's hard to say goodbye to it'

Rory Best on coming to terms with retirement, spending more time with his family and a potential move into coaching.

'I think what Rovers have at the moment is a team of men' - Fenlon feels leaders can maintain strong form

Finishing in European places should be Derry’s aim, says the Candystripes former boss.

'When I was a young lad I used to only go to Kilkenny games. You wouldn’t be going to Carlow matches'

Martin Kavanagh says his side is looking forward to a local derby with the Cats in the Leinster SHC.

'It is not the way we want to win the trophy' - Chelsea star critical of his side after Europa League scare

A poor second half at Stamford Bridge continued a worrying trend, says Cesar Azpilicueta.

Ramsey out for 'some weeks' so may have played his final game for Arsenal

Aaron Ramsey’s hamstring injury soured an otherwise excellent Europa League outing for the Gunners.

Yesterday’s News

Europa League semi-final line-up confirmed after Frankfurt's dramatic win and Valencia's dominance

Arsenal face the Spaniards while Chelsea and Frankfurt will go head-to-head in the last four.

Lowry the first round leader in South Carolina as he bounces back from Masters setback

Shane Lowry is top on six-under after his first round in the RBC Heritage.

Waterford FC not granted Uefa license following qualification to Europa League

The fourth European place is now set to go to St Pat’s.

Chelsea prevail to last four in Europe after seven-goal thriller at Stamford Bridge

Maurizio Sarri’s side go through to the Europa League semi-finals after a second-leg wobble.

Lacazette's stunning free-kick secures Arsenal's Europa League semi-final berth

The Premier League side were 1-0 winners over Napoli this evening, going through 3-0 on aggregate.

Liverpool to match Barcelona's ticket prices and subsidise supporters

After Barca announced Reds fans will be charged €119 for their upcoming Champions League tie, the Premier League club have followed suit.

Manchester City first team will cover coaches to Wembley for supporters

City fans will make the trip to London for next month’s FA Cup final and Vincent Kompany and his team-mates are laying on free travel for supporters.

'It will be tough for them' - Silva targeting result against off-colour United

Solskjaer’s men have lost their last four away games and the Everton boss says his side’s chances at Goodison Park this weekend are good.

Could Stockdale offer something different as Ireland's next fullback?

Murray Kinsella and Andy Dunne discussed the merits of having an attacking fullback after Stockdale’s appearance at 15 last weekend.

The Irish-Algerian teenager helping Bohs punch above their weight

One of the League of Ireland’s brightest prospects, Ali Reghba, chats to The42.

Sam Bennett extends his lead at Tour of Turkey

The Irish rider finished second in today’s third stage to Edremit.

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