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Saturday 3 October, 2020

'I may have been laughed out of the bank if I had been a League of Ireland footballer looking for a mortgage'
# Forward Planning
# Forward Planning

'I may have been laughed out of the bank if I had been a League of Ireland footballer looking for a mortgage'

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:00 AM 38,448 Views 7 Comments

Former Ipswich and Bohs goalkeeper Shane Supple on life after sport.

Friday 2 October, 2020

Dundalk to face Arsenal in Europa League
# Adventure
# Adventure

Dundalk to face Arsenal in Europa League

Updated Oct 2nd 2020, 8:17 PM 61,414 Views 50 Comments

Filippo Giovagnoli’s side secured their passage in the group stages after beating Faroese outfit KI Klaksvik last night.

What most pundits are overlooking in the Premier League handball debate
# Analysis
# Analysis

What most pundits are overlooking in the Premier League handball debate

Updated Oct 2nd 2020, 8:02 PM 26,502 Views 13 Comments

A decision at the end of the Tottenham-Newcastle game last weekend has caused much uproar.

Premier League trio included in Ireland U21 squad
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Premier League trio included in Ireland U21 squad

Oct 2nd 2020, 11:53 AM 10,551 Views 4 Comments

Michael Obafemi, Will Smallbone and Dara O’Shea feature in the panel for the vital qualifier against Italy.

Thursday 1 October, 2020

'I was playing Leinster Senior League 3 years ago, so to be here now is just the stuff of dreams'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I was playing Leinster Senior League 3 years ago, so to be here now is just the stuff of dreams'

Oct 1st 2020, 10:09 PM 7,253 Views 5 Comments

Daniel Kelly scored a crucial goal in Dundalk’s win tonight.

As it happened: Dundalk v KI Klaksvík, Europa League qualifier
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Dundalk v KI Klaksvík, Europa League qualifier

Oct 1st 2020, 7:38 PM 45,736 Views 13 Comments

Dundalk faced KI Klaksvík, with a place in the group stages up for grabs.

'One Niall Quinn please!' The website offering Irish sport star shout-outs
# Just Called To Say Hello
# Just Called To Say Hello

'One Niall Quinn please!' The website offering Irish sport star shout-outs

Oct 1st 2020, 6:15 AM 5,428 Views 3 Comments

Inspired by the limitations of the lockdown, the initiative has proved popular since launching just over eight weeks ago.

Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'Delighted' - Irish striker Afolabi celebrates brilliant debut goal
# Instant Impact
# Instant Impact

'Delighted' - Irish striker Afolabi celebrates brilliant debut goal

Sep 30th 2020, 3:59 PM 11,106 Views 2 Comments

The youngster scored for Dundee just hours after joining the club on loan from Celtic.

Monday 28 September, 2020

3 players who could break into Stephen Kenny's Ireland squad
# In The Frame
# In The Frame

3 players who could break into Stephen Kenny's Ireland squad

Sep 28th 2020, 7:00 PM 14,948 Views 22 Comments

The Irish boss names his squad for the crucial Euros play-off against Slovakia tomorrow.

Sunday 27 September, 2020

The Irish football fan who inspired a community
# Tribute
# Tribute

The Irish football fan who inspired a community

Sep 27th 2020, 8:00 AM 26,029 Views 4 Comments

Cork City star Gearóid Morrissey pays tribute to lifelong supporter John Kennedy who passed away last week.

Saturday 26 September, 2020

6 months ago, they were laid off. Now, they're pushing for Europe
# Comeback
# Comeback

6 months ago, they were laid off. Now, they're pushing for Europe

Sep 26th 2020, 7:15 AM 9,315 Views 0 Comments

Sligo Rovers are feeling stronger after coming through difficult times.

Friday 25 September, 2020

€15 million in funding for GAA, ladies football and camogie associations officially approved
# Big Money
# Big Money

€15 million in funding for GAA, ladies football and camogie associations officially approved

Sep 25th 2020, 8:50 PM 17,696 Views 30 Comments

The additional cash will help ensure this year’s All-Ireland Championships go ahead as planned.

Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill
# Dreams
# Dreams

Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill

Sep 25th 2020, 7:45 PM 90,143 Views 27 Comments

The 18-year-old got the better of Matthew Stevens at the European Masters today.

Can Aaron Connolly succeed where most Irish strikers struggle?
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Can Aaron Connolly succeed where most Irish strikers struggle?

Sep 25th 2020, 4:39 PM 11,327 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old Galway native was on target against Newcastle last weekend.

Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:20 AM 15,102 Views 3 Comments

Homesickness was cited as a factor in the decision.

Monday 21 September, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018-19 Premier League season?
# Test
# Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018-19 Premier League season?

Sep 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 8,085 Views 1 Comment

Man City won their fourth Premier League title.

Sunday 20 September, 2020

Joining Manchester United at 16, glory in Ireland and the 'rollercoaster' of management
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Joining Manchester United at 16, glory in Ireland and the 'rollercoaster' of management

Sep 20th 2020, 9:30 PM 48,728 Views 6 Comments

Martin Russell recounts his career on both sides of the water.

Friday 18 September, 2020

Can a familiar face bail out Mourinho and Spurs?
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Can a familiar face bail out Mourinho and Spurs?

Sep 18th 2020, 3:37 PM 6,813 Views 2 Comments

Gareth Bale is set to re-join the North London club.

Thursday 17 September, 2020

RTÉ to screen Ireland's crucial Euros qualifier with Germany
# Big Game
# Big Game

RTÉ to screen Ireland's crucial Euros qualifier with Germany

Sep 17th 2020, 5:55 PM 6,094 Views 3 Comments

A win would provide a major boost to Vera Pauw’s side.

'It came on BBC News: 'In Ireland today, a team of postmen, butchers and bakers drew 0-0 with AC Milan''
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'It came on BBC News: 'In Ireland today, a team of postmen, butchers and bakers drew 0-0 with AC Milan''

Sep 17th 2020, 12:19 PM 70,761 Views 12 Comments

Athlone Town earned a famous draw when the Italians played them at St Mel’s Park in 1975.

Monday 14 September, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2017-18 Premier League season?
# Test
# Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2017-18 Premier League season?

Sep 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 7,270 Views 4 Comments

Man City won the title, breaking several records along the way, while Arsene Wenger left Arsenal.

Sunday 13 September, 2020

'I want to prove people wrong' - The ex-Liverpool youngster embarking on a new challenge in Ireland
# Interview
# Interview

'I want to prove people wrong' - The ex-Liverpool youngster embarking on a new challenge in Ireland

Sep 13th 2020, 10:00 AM 42,900 Views 9 Comments

Adam Hammill, who also played in the Premier League with Wolves, on his recent move to the SSE Airtricity League.

Saturday 12 September, 2020

Late drama sees Liverpool prevail in 7-goal thriller
# Entertainment
# Entertainment

Late drama sees Liverpool prevail in 7-goal thriller

Sep 12th 2020, 7:23 PM 56,365 Views 49 Comments

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds made a memorable start to life in the Premier League.

As it happened: Liverpool v Leeds, Premier League
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Liverpool v Leeds, Premier League

Sep 12th 2020, 5:39 PM 66,365 Views 19 Comments

Liverpool faced Leeds as both sides began their campaign.

Thursday 10 September, 2020

Bohs star rewarded after helping to inspire 4-game winning streak
# Standing Out
# Standing Out

Bohs star rewarded after helping to inspire 4-game winning streak

Sep 10th 2020, 1:14 PM 5,622 Views 0 Comments

Danny Grant has been named SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month for August.

Monday 7 September, 2020

The biggest challenge of the Stephen Kenny era is already obvious
# New Dawn
# New Dawn

The biggest challenge of the Stephen Kenny era is already obvious

Sep 7th 2020, 5:07 PM 44,925 Views 25 Comments

Plus, more talking points from the Ireland manager’s first two games in charge.

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016-17 Premier League season?
# Test
# Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016-17 Premier League season?

Sep 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 6,538 Views 0 Comments

Chelsea were crowned champions in John Terry’s final season at the club.

Sunday 6 September, 2020

'We're trying to change the style of football and long-term, it's the way forward'
# Patience
# Patience

'We're trying to change the style of football and long-term, it's the way forward'

Sep 6th 2020, 9:07 PM 7,698 Views 6 Comments

Harry Arter and Robbie Brady both expressed disappointment following Ireland’s loss to Finland.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Finland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Finland

Sep 6th 2020, 7:59 PM 75,677 Views 58 Comments

It was a disappointing evening for Ireland in Stephen Kenny’s first game in charge.

As it happened: Ireland v Finland, Nations League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Finland, Nations League

Sep 6th 2020, 4:15 PM 76,259 Views 46 Comments

Ireland faced Finland in the first home game of the Stephen Kenny era.

Saturday 5 September, 2020

'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"

Sep 5th 2020, 10:00 AM 66,884 Views 31 Comments

Wexford Youths player Vanessa Ogbonna on her experiences in relation to race and football.

Friday 4 September, 2020

David McGoldrick links up with Ireland squad
# Boost
# Boost

David McGoldrick links up with Ireland squad

Sep 4th 2020, 9:14 PM 8,503 Views 17 Comments

A foot injury meant the Sheffield United striker missed the match away to Bulgaria on Thursday night.

Bold Adam Idah call a metaphor for new Ireland
# Analysis
# Analysis

Bold Adam Idah call a metaphor for new Ireland

Sep 4th 2020, 5:30 AM 20,425 Views 2 Comments

The 19-year-old Cork-born forward was handed his senior international debut in Stephen Kenny’s first match in charge.

Thursday 3 September, 2020

Stephen Kenny admits 'room for improvement' after Ireland draw
# Reaction
# Reaction

Stephen Kenny admits 'room for improvement' after Ireland draw

Sep 3rd 2020, 11:56 PM 8,723 Views 3 Comments

The Irish boss also praised Aaron Connolly after placing faith in the youngster.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Bulgaria
# Opinion
# Opinion

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Bulgaria

Sep 3rd 2020, 10:41 PM 17,948 Views 4 Comments

Ireland had to settle for a 1-1 draw in Stephen Kenny’s first game in charge.

As it happened: Bulgaria v Ireland, Nations League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Bulgaria v Ireland, Nations League

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:43 PM 110,550 Views 54 Comments

Ireland faced Bulgaria as the Stephen Kenny era got underway.

Idah to make debut, no place for Coleman, McClean, as first Ireland team of Stephen Kenny era confirmed
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Idah to make debut, no place for Coleman, McClean, as first Ireland team of Stephen Kenny era confirmed

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:28 PM 37,002 Views 30 Comments

Matt Doherty has won the battle for the right-back spot.

Monday 31 August, 2020

'He couldn't get first-team football at Bohs' - new Spurs signing Matt Doherty's remarkable rise
# Perseverance
# Perseverance

'He couldn't get first-team football at Bohs' - new Spurs signing Matt Doherty's remarkable rise

Aug 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 37,341 Views 26 Comments

The Dubliner recently completed a move to Jose Mourinho’s side.

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2015-16 Premier League season?
# Test
# Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2015-16 Premier League season?

Aug 31st 2020, 6:00 AM 8,696 Views 0 Comments

Looking back on the year when Leicester City stunned everyone.

Sunday 30 August, 2020

The film that will make you fall in love with sport again
# Essential Viewing
# Essential Viewing

The film that will make you fall in love with sport again

Aug 30th 2020, 7:30 AM 8,502 Views 1 Comment

The42 chats to directors Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui about ‘Rising Phoenix’.