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Monday 27 May, 2019

TV Wrap: Too much well-worn talk, not enough action on The Sunday Game

The best argument for tiering the football championships is that it will end the talk of tiering the football championships.

Saturday 25 May, 2019

How we talk about rugby is changing - how is the Irish language keeping up?

We look at how the language is adapting to a sport becoming more technical and tactical.

Friday 24 May, 2019

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Real Madrid issue statement condemning 'outright false' claims made by Mauricio Pochettino

The Spurs boss said that president Florentino Perez had denied Spurs’ request to sleep at Madrid’s training base ahead of the Champions League final.

Thursday 23 May, 2019

'With football, there are no guarantees' - Jamie Lennon on his studies, the future, and working with Stephen Kenny

The Pat’s midielder talks to The42 ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Dundalk.

Ex-Ireland defender O'Dea confirmed as Motherwell U18s coach

The former Celtic player retired as a player last weekend.

Ireland's Eddie Dunbar finishes an impressive third in 12th stage of Giro d'Italia

The 22-year-old Team INEOS rider finished strongly as the race made its way to the Italian Alps.

FAI postpone 6 Airtricity League games because of U21 Toulon tournament

All of the games involve either UCD or Waterford.

Wednesday 22 May, 2019

A new football documentary asks: Will we ever see an all-Ireland football team? Debate This post contains videos

A new football documentary asks: Will we ever see an all-Ireland football team?

Division: The Irish Soccer Split is on RTÉ One tonight at 9.35pm.

Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Irish international O'Dowda set to leave Bristol City having 'changed mind' on contract offer

The club deny the attacker has been ‘frozen out’ amid transfer interest from the Premier League.

Monday 20 May, 2019

Who is Noel Mooney, the man tasked with helping to turn the FAI around?

We profile the FAI’s new General Manager, who will soon begin a six-month secondment from Uefa.

Bolton starlet Connell a surprise inclusion as McCarthy finalises squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers

The England-eligible teenager has impressed in the Championship this season.

TV Wrap: BBC struggle to liven up another boring Manchester City triumph

Gary Lineker would have been better off saying ‘another win for the bloodless and efficient use of capital’ and cutting straight to the Eurovision.

Saturday 18 May, 2019

'For f**k's sake, their anthem goes on a bit. Don Givens looks at me and says, "That's ours!"

Terry Mancini, once of Watford, Arsenal and the Republic of Ireland, talks to The42 about his remarkable career.

Friday 17 May, 2019

Awful start leaves McIlroy battling to make the cut as Danny Lee implodes

Elsewhere, Padraig Harrington is likely to miss the weekend as Dustin Johnson makes a charge.

Thursday 16 May, 2019

Limerick FC players unanimously vote to threaten club with strike action

The squad have raised complaints about late payments and player welfare issues.

Wednesday 15 May, 2019

FAI express shock and disappointment at 'unfounded' SIPTU insolvency claim

The trade union are seeking an urgent meeting with Sports minister Shane Ross as they warn of potential job losses at the football body.

Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'It's decision time' - O'Gara confirms interest from La Rochelle and rules out Munster return

He isn’t ruling out remaining at Crusaders for another year, either.

Monday 13 May, 2019

TV Wrap: The Sunday Game returns with a new approach and an age-old trait

For all of its new gadgets and approach, the show still left lots of people annoyed.

Saturday 11 May, 2019

'We’ve clawed it back, so it’s game on now'

Dundalk have fired a shot in the title race and are back on top of the league after a 2-0 win at Bohs.

Friday 10 May, 2019

Dundalk return to top of the table with victory over Bohemians

The champions were ultimately comfortable 2-0 winners at Dalymount Park.

Greed has already damaged the Premier League - the Champions League will be next

On the week English sides conquered the continent, Europe wants to change to emulate them.

Sport Ireland to conduct 'extensive' audit of the FAI

It will include an assessment of the football body’s fitness to handle public funds.

John Cotter sets aside Uefa licence questions to focus on matters close to hand

The interim boss admits he doesn’t know who will be in charge for the upcoming Europa League qualifier.

Thursday 9 May, 2019

'I didn’t realise the cameras were rolling' - Brian Kerr reacts to his Spurs' celebrations going viral Kerr's Enthusiasm This post contains videos

'I didn’t realise the cameras were rolling' - Brian Kerr reacts to his Spurs' celebrations going viral

The Virgin Media pundit was filmed during last night’s Champions League drama.

FAI and IFA confirm details of new cross-border competition

The Unite the Union Champions Cup will be contested from November of this year.

Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Player Ratings: How we rated the Spurs and Ajax players

Disagree with us by casting your own marks, after another ludicrous Champions League comeback.

TV Wrap: Even Jose Mourinho swoons for Liverpool on remarkable Anfield night

George Hamilton got his prediction (almost) right while Jurgen Klopp was stuck for words.

Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Mick McCarthy explains absences of James McCarthy and Dan Crowley from latest squad

The Irish boss has seen very little of either player this season.

Sunday 5 May, 2019

Gerrard seethes as goalkeeper McGregor sent off for wild kick in Hibs victory

Rangers eeked out a 1-0 win at Ibrox today, but picked up yet another red card in the process.

Irish underage international Crowley comes off the bench in Dutch Cup final defeat to Ajax

He was, however, powerless to stop Willem II falling to a heavy defeat to the Champions League semi-finalists.

As it happened: Huddersfield v Manchester United, Premier League

United’s Champions League hopes are mathematically over after a 1-1 draw at relegated Huddersfield.

'The way out for me was becoming addicted to something else, which is the bike'

Orla Walsh speaks to The42 about swapping 20 cigarettes a day for a shot at Olympic qualification in the space of three years.

Saturday 4 May, 2019

'I've a text on my phone there congratulating me, there’s no animosity whatsoever'

Cork City interim manager John Cotter says he has the full support of his former boss John Caulfield.

Friday 3 May, 2019

Cork bounce back from tough week to kickstart John Cotter era with a win

A Conor McCarthy goal earned the Leesiders a 1-0 win over Bohemians.

Delaney and FAI critic Paul Cooke to become Association's next Treasurer

There is some considerable change coming to the beleaguered football body.

Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Barcelona v Liverpool: Do you agree with our player ratings?

Many of Klopp’s players were very good…but Messi will get you eventually.

Ruby Walsh announces retirement from racing after Punchestown Gold Cup win

The 12-time Irish champion jockey this evening called time on a remarkable career.

Vile abuse sent to James McClean condemned for 'bringing shame upon the sport'

Anti-discrimination group Kick it Out have branded the abuse sent to the Irish international on a birthday card a ‘disgrace.’

Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Mick McCarthy sends best wishes to 'promising footballer' Tega Agberhiere following acid attack

The Irish manager says all victims of Thursday’s horror attack are in his thoughts.