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Dublin: 4 °C Thursday 20 February, 2020

Yesterday’s News

Aine O'Gorman ends international retirement and is included in Irish squad for upcoming qualifiers

Vera Pauw’s side face crucial Euro 2021 qualifiers against Greece and Montenegro next month.

Canoeist Liam Jegou becomes first Irish athlete formally selected for Tokyo Olympics

The Clare native won a race-off to earn the coveted nomination.


Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Irish-eligible Harness scores as Portsmouth reach cup final after thriller with Exeter

All five goals arrived in the final 10 minutes as Pompey set up another visit to Wembley.

As it happened: Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool, Champions League last-16

It was an unhappy return to Madrid for Jurgen Klopp’s side.

All-Cork clash among the ties as draw for EA Sports Cup is confirmed

Cabinteely will host Crumlin in the first round of the competition.

Bohemians condemn fans' sectarian chanting during derby against Shamrock Rovers

Rovers say that the majority of both sets of fans know right from wrong and do not condone the actions of ‘mindless idiots.’

Atletico are amid an identity crisis under Diego Simeone, but Liverpool may be suitable opponents

Atleti are struggling with the favourites tag in La Liga. The visit of the European champions allows them to be underdogs once again.

Monday 17 February, 2020

As it happened: Chelsea vs Manchester United, Premier League

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are under pressure to get a result in a key clash in the fight for Champions League football.

Sunday 16 February, 2020

'There's no better feeling than a 93rd-minute winner against Bohs at Dalymount' Derby Spoils This post contains videos

'There's no better feeling than a 93rd-minute winner against Bohs at Dalymount'

Shamrock Rovers Stephen Bradley couldn’t disguise his delight after his side’s dramatic win over their rivals.

Saturday 15 February, 2020

Irish underage international Anthony Scully scores in first start with new club

He nonetheless couldn’t prevent Lincoln falling to a wild 4-3 defeat to Accrington Stanley.

Last-minute Greene winner gives Rovers dramatic derby win over Bohemians

The rains and winds of Storm Dennis looked to define a scrappy game until Rovers struck late, late on.

RTÉ forced to cancel live broadcast of Dublin Derby due to high winds

Dalymount Park has been battered by the high winds of Storm Dennis.

'People look down their nose at the League of Ireland...but there is something about it you don’t get anywhere else'

The man behind a new short film celebrating the League and the Dublin Derby speaks to The42.

Friday 14 February, 2020

McCarthy hopeful on McClean injury ahead of Slovakia play-off

The Stoke attacker is a doubt for the make-or-break clash.

Do you agree with our Premier League team of the season so far?

Just the seven Liverpool players make our selection.

Thursday 13 February, 2020

Preston buy Maguire and Browne sell-on clauses to help Cork City resolve licence issue

The fee is understood to be in the region of €600,000.

Chris Shields signs contract extension at Dundalk

Dundalk have been given a boost on the eve of the new season.

Stephanie Meadow makes strong start at Australian Open

Leona Maguire, meanwhile, was slower out of the blocks.

FAI confirm fixture list for 2020 first division

There has been a small change to the promotion play-off series.

Monday 10 February, 2020

TV Wrap - Matt Williams not quite on the same script as Ireland impress against Wales On The Box This post contains videos

TV Wrap - Matt Williams not quite on the same script as Ireland impress against Wales

Mattie took some flak for his comments on another stellar outing for Virgin Media’s rugby panel.

Sunday 9 February, 2020

The Manchester United Graves Society and the week's best sportswriting

Enjoy some of the week’s best reads.

Westmeath continue fine form while Longford keep pace with Cork in Division 3

Limerick, meanwhile, earned a dramatic win at Carlow.

As it happened: Tyrone v Kerry, Meath v Mayo, Donegal v Galway - Football match tracker

The highest-profile games in the Allianz football leagues survived the weather.

'Wrongly there was an assumption we were spending massive money on wages and should be walking the league'

Shelbourne CEO David O’Connor talks to The42 about running a football club in his mid-twenties, the new FAI and the 2020 season.

Wednesday 5 February, 2020

James Ryan signs new, three-year IRFU contract

The Leinster lock has been tied down to a central contract for the first time.

Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'World Athletics have let us down. I feel they were weak, and it makes me sad'

Irish Olympian Fionnuala McCormack vents her frustration as the governing body allow Nike’s controversial Vaporflys to be used in Tokyo.

Monday 3 February, 2020

TV Wrap - Rebuilding of Schmidt's reputation begins as Ireland stutter against Scotland

Elsewhere, Dylan Hartley impresses as Matt Williams sticks the boot into Eddie Jones.

'I'm not going anywhere' - Tom Brady appears in cryptic Super Bowl ad Future This post contains videos

'I'm not going anywhere' - Tom Brady appears in cryptic Super Bowl ad

Super Bowl LIV didn’t fully escape the shadow of the Patriots’ legend.

Sunday 2 February, 2020

'I played in the third game I saw' - The incredible life of the last Irish-born player in the NFL

Neil O’Donoghue left Shamrock Rovers for the US in 1972, and was soon a team-mate of OJ Simpson’s. He carved out a fine career, thanks in part to his remarkable family.

Saturday 1 February, 2020

As it happened: Mayo v Dublin, Kerry v Galway - Saturday football match tracker

Settle in for what promises to be a cracking night of action in the National League.

Friday 31 January, 2020

Derry City add two new signings to squad ahead of 2020 LOI season

Defender Danny Lupano has arrived on loan from Hull City, while former Ivory Coast underage international Moussa Bakayoko has also signed.

Can Frank Lampard handle the increased expectation at Chelsea?

The manager is now facing more scrutiny than at any point in his short coaching career thus far.

FAI chief Owens explains process of hiring Niall Quinn and gives further clarity on salary

Quinn, meanwhile, compared the saving of the FAI from financial implosion favourably to his playing days.

Thursday 30 January, 2020

FAI say redundancies now unlikely as they receive financial rescue package

Shane Ross insists that the government have not bailed out the FAI.

Northern Ireland football chiefs hold 'positive discussions' over potential cross-border competition

The IFA opposed against the initial format, but may be open to other options.

Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Koepka the latest star name to be added to JP McManus Pro-Am in Adare

Eight of the world’s top 10 will be teeing off in Limerick later this year.

Friday 24 January, 2020

FAI release second, 11-team fixture list for the 2020 First Division

Another schedule has been issued following an agreement to allow Limerick FC apply for a licence to play in the competition.

Football's endless greed has devalued the FA Cup - and the competition is only going to grow more irrelevant

Soon, the biggest clubs might not bother playing it at all.

Thursday 23 January, 2020

Quinn defers salary and will be paid 'a fraction of what the old gang were' in new FAI role

The Association’s latest recruit has also not put a time-frame on his interim role.

As it happened: Wolves v Liverpool, Premier League

Follow all of the action as Jurgen Klopp’s side head to Molineux, aiming to extend their unbeaten run.

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