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Today’s News

Neil Lennon confident he can turn things around after Celtic crash out of Europe

The stuttering Hoops were knocked out of the Europa League this evening.

'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey picked up the pieces – all of them — from Ireland’s defeat at Twickenham on Thursday’s ‘The42 Rugby Weekly’.

Another Europa League collapse proves costly for Rangers

Benfica salvaged a draw at Ibrox after Steven Gerrard’s men squandered a two-goal lead.

Benfica loan star gets off the mark as Tottenham secure easy win

Carlos Vinicius scored twice, while Harry Winks and Lucas Moura were also on target.

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Rapid Vienna condemn Dundalk to another Europa League defeat

The Lilywhites were beaten 3-1 in Dublin tonight.

Hamilton calls for action on 'massive' human rights issues facing F1

‘We have taken a step in that direction but we can always do more,’ the seven-time world champion said.

All-Ireland winner Tony McEntee appointed Sligo senior football manager

The Armagh man will succeed Paul Taylor, having been ratified for the position on a three-year term.

New Tyrone bosses 'hope to espouse a lot of Mickey's values' and highly-rated coach returns

Feargal Logan and Brian Dooher have paid tributes to outgoing Tyrone boss Mickey Harte.

O'Riordan cleared by Sydney for Mayo game and fitness boost for Tipperary with forward

Tipperary boss David Power believes the right decision was made in wearing the county’s traditional blue and gold jerseys for the All-Ireland semi-final.

Vardy's stoppage-time strike in six-goal thriller sends Leicester City through to knockout stages

A draw was good enough for Brendan Rodgers’ side to advance.

Lennon's woes continue as Celtic crash out following heavy defeat in Prague

It leaves the Parkhead side hopelessly bottom of Europa League Group H with one point from four games.

Pepe bounces back to help secure Arsenal's Europa League progression

Victory away to Molde has seen the Gunners reach the knockout stages for the fourth season in a row.

As it happened: Dundalk v Rapid Vienna, Europa League

Dundalk faced Rapid Vienna, as their search for a first win in the group stages continued.

Leinster's Pro14 trip postponed after Scarlets camp hit with Covid-19 cases

The game was scheduled to take place in Llanelli on Sunday, but will now have to be played in early 2021.

Anton on John Terry: 'All I know is that I didn’t feel like the victim in that room'

John Terry was found guilty of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand by an independent disciplinary panel in September 2012.

Experienced goalkeeper Clarke ends third spell with St Patrick's Athletic to join Shelbourne

Shels boss Ian Morris is hoping his latest acquisition can help them make an immediate return to the top flight next season.

‘Diego, me auld flower, would you mind if I had your shirt?’

Paddy Mulligan kept Diego Maradona scoreless at Lansdowne Road in 1979. He considers the Argentinean one of the greatest players of all time.

'We probably lost our way at times, that is what pressure does to you'

Ireland coach Andy Farrell has reacted to the criticism his team received last week after the loss to England.

Revered but not emulated: the many Maradonas of an Irish childhood

In the World Cups that were contested on the streets, if you weren’t Maradona, you were no one.

'I came here autograph hunting as a kid - now I'm playing for Ireland'

Will Connors has taken the leap from Ireland fan to Ireland player in a few short years.

'Hopefully if we plague him enough he might come home' - Kelly on absent Clare stars and his 2020 brilliance

Tony Kelly reflects on the 2020 season after Clare’s championship exit.

Premier League clubs given green light for return of fans

Clubs within ‘tier-two areas’ can welcome up to 2,000 fans.

Skipper Mamukashvili believes Georgia will be ready for Six Nations in 'a couple of years'

The Georgians travel to face Ireland this weekend, their third of four consecutive fixtures against top-tier opposition.

Burns makes first start at 10 with Daly set for Ireland debut off bench

Andy Farrell has made nine changes to his team for the clash with Georgia.

Cavan and Clare stars are crowned the latest GAA player of the month winners

Thomas Galligan and Tony Kelly shone in the GAA championship in November.

Eric Donovan to return to the ring in Belgium on Saturday week

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ has a couple of fights in the pipeline as he stares into a potentially career-defining year.

George Ford back in England team for Wales clash

The out-half made his comeback from an Achilles injury as a replacement in last weekend’s win over Ireland.

Cork GAA unveils new commercial programme with aim to generate over €20 million in revenue

One Cork amalgamates the organisations of the Cork county board, the Páirc Uí Chaoimh stadium board and Cairde Chorcaí.

All Blacks shuffle pack while Argentina make 10 changes to side

If the All Blacks fail to win on Saturday against the Pumas, they will become the first New Zealand team to lose three in a row since 1998.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp refuses to make excuses for shock defeat to Atalanta

Josip Ilicic and Robin Gosens netted for the Italian side.

'The whole community is in shock...but Maradona will live forever'

Fabian Costello is a former Argentine footballer now living in Cork, and he talks to The42 about the sad death and enduring legacy of Diego Maradona.

Ireland captain McCabe: 'I had a few sleepless nights over it. It hurt for a while'

The Arsenal star on the past, present and future for this Irish team – and women’s football on these shores – ahead of the Germany showdown.

Filippo Giovagnoli banned from touchline for tonight's Europa League game with Rapid Vienna

Dundalk host the Austrian side at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

'Anyone who watches Ulster knows that Billy has variety in his kicking game'

Billy Burns made an impact during his cameo off the bench last weekend in Twickenham.

Breakdown problems high on Ireland's agenda ahead of Georgia clash

England dominated in this area last weekend at Twickenham.

Ireland welcome return of 'unbelievable' throw-in specialist ahead of Long shot against Germany

Manchester City star Megan Campbell has endured a torrid time with injury, but could make her international comeback next week.

Munster's Beirne out to give Ireland boss Farrell a selection headache

The Kildare man hasn’t started over the last two weekends of the Autumn Nations Cup.

Yesterday’s News

Millwall boss praises 'excellent' Parrott after Irish youngster makes full debut

The first league start of Troy Parrott’s club career came in Millwall’s Championship clash with Reading tonight.

Holders Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Atleti's qualification hopes in doubt

Meanwhile, Real Madrid go back on track with a win over 10-man Inter and Marseille slumped to a record 13th straight Champions League defeat.

Sligo book FAI Cup semi-final date with Shamrock Rovers after shoot-out win

The Bit O’Red beat Derry City on penalties at The Showgrounds.

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