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Thursday 28 December, 2017

‘They don’t give a f**k about you. After 15 years that was it. I was crying all the way home’

Liverpool legend Ronnie Whelan speaks to The42 about his time in one of the most successful periods of the club’s history.

Sunday 10 September, 2017

‘People think that football started in Ireland with Jack Charlton, but that’s simply not true’

Legendary League of Ireland striker Mick Leech looks back on his record-breaking career with Shamrock Rovers that included a brief period of swapping Milltown for Tinseltown.

Saturday 3 June, 2017

‘I used to get comments about not being born in Ireland, but I didn’t feel the need to justify myself’

Former Ireland goalkeeper Alan Kelly speaks to The42 about his playing career, his move into coaching and his father’s legacy at Preston North End.

Monday 17 April, 2017

‘I gave up my wedding to make my Irish debut - it may have been a once in a lifetime chance'

Former Ireland international Curtis Fleming speaks to The42 about his time with the cult Middlesbrough side of 96/97 and his move into coaching.

Wednesday 22 March, 2017

‘I was always opting for Ireland and it turned out to be the best decision I’ve ever made.’

Welsh-born Kevin Sheedy speaks to The42 about coaching, his golden period with Everton and becoming an Ireland legend, as well as overcoming bowel cancer.

Sunday 12 February, 2017

'In Ireland, nobody knows who I am, but I have to get used to being recognised now' Wing Wizard This post contains videos

'In Ireland, nobody knows who I am, but I have to get used to being recognised now'

Aymen Ben Mohamed speaks to The42 about swapping the League of Ireland for Tunisia and his shock call-up to their national team.

Saturday 4 February, 2017

'If I didn't get to cover rugby on television again, it would be devastating for me'

As TV3 prepare to takeover the rights of the Six Nations at the end of this year’s tournament, Brent Pope speaks to The42 about his time on the RTÉ rugby panel.

Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From 200 diehards to 11,000 season-ticket holders: how Leinster compete in the professional game

Paul Dermody, Head of Commercial and Marketing at Leinster Rugby, speaks to The42 about how the eastern province has developed.

Saturday 28 January, 2017

Reading's Ireland U21 international continues to impress by picking up man-of-the-match award

Liam Kelly was the star of the show in Reading’s win over Cardiff.

As it happened: Liverpool v Wolves, FA Cup fourth round

The Championship strugglers caused a major shock at Anfield.

The Irishman hoping to steer ‘the club that wouldn’t die’ to a famous FA Cup giant-killing

Galway native Séamus Conneely is poised to captain Accrington Stanley in their FA Cup fourth round tie at Middlesbrough.

Saturday 21 January, 2017

Irish goalkeeper Emma Byrne finds new club after departing Arsenal

The Leixlip native has completed a move to Brighton & Hove Albion.

Watch: Hourihane continues to strengthen Ireland claims with stunning free-kick Cometh The Hour... This post contains videos

Watch: Hourihane continues to strengthen Ireland claims with stunning free-kick

Barnsley earned all three points in a thrilling derby against Leeds United.

Former League of Ireland stars on target across the Football League

It was a good weekend for Ireland manager Martin O’Neill ahead of March’s vital World Cup qualifier against Wales, with Robbie Brady, among others, also finding the back of the net.

As it happened: Liverpool v Swansea, Premier League

The league’s bottom side caused one of the shocks of the season by claiming all three points at title-chasing Liverpool.

Ryan Manning's star continues to rise with his first goal for QPR Green Shoots This post contains videos

Ryan Manning's star continues to rise with his first goal for QPR

The Galway man has been in impressive form for the Championship club.

Sunday 15 January, 2017

'Because of my ancestry, there is no way I could walk around with MBE after my name'

Howard Gayle speaks to The42 about being the first black player to play for Liverpool.

Saturday 14 January, 2017

Ibrahimovic to inspire Man United to victory over Liverpool and other PL bets to consider

Plus, Sam Allardyce to get his first Crystal Palace win at West Ham.

Thursday 12 January, 2017

Ireland U21 defender O’Connell secures loan move away from Celtic

The centre-back joins League One side Walsall.

Keane continues to be linked with move to Shamrock Rovers and all today's transfer gossip

Plus, Lallana is reportedly wanted by three European heavyweights.

Sexton and Heaslip included to face Montpellier but O'Brien absent for Leinster

The eastern province can book their place in the knockout stages with a win.

Sunday 8 January, 2017

As it happened: Liverpool v Plymouth Argyle, FA Cup

The League Two side forced an unlikely replay at Anfield.

Chelsea recall defender to aid title push

Antonio Conte has exercised the option to bring back Nathan Ake.

McIlroy's stunning approach at the Irish Open named Shot of the Year Accolade This post contains videos

The artistry of Pirlo and more in our tweets of the week

Plus, Paddy Barnes is up to his old tricks again.

Griffith Swords Thunder and Pyrobel Killester set up thrilling climax to Men’s National Cup

There was also joy for Kildare’s Courtyard Liffey Celtics.

Saturday 7 January, 2017

Shamrock Rovers capture highly-rated young striker from Dundalk

18-year-old Michael O’Connor is moving to Tallaght.

Horgan named on the bench for Preston's FA Cup tie against Arsenal

But two Ireland internationals do start for the Lilywhites.

Strong finish sees McCormack take second in Edinburgh sandwiched between old adversaries

The Irish runner has a great record in the Edinburgh Cross Country.

As it happened: Man United v Reading, FA Cup

Wayne Rooney made history as United eased into the fourth round on a return to forget for Reading manager Jaap Stam.

'The more Irish here, the better': Preston's strong Ireland contingent aim to shock Arsenal

Defender Greg Cunningham is hoping the Championship side will surprise Arsene Wenger’s men in the FA Cup this evening.

Friday 6 January, 2017

6 clubs chase Brady, Judge dismisses Newcastle talk and all today's transfer gossip

Plus, West Ham want Celtic’s hottest property.

Monday 2 January, 2017

'It still gives me goosebumps’ – Doherty 20 years after dethroning Hendry The Darling Of Dublin This post contains videos

'It still gives me goosebumps’ – Doherty 20 years after dethroning Hendry

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of a famous night in Irish sport.

Saturday 31 December, 2016

Friday 30 December, 2016

Klopp and Guardiola face off, Monk mistake and other Premier League talking points

Plus, can Zlatan end the season as the league’s top marksman?

3 Irish players named in the EFL Team of 2016

Trio Keiren Westwood, John Egan and Graham Carey make the cut.

Injury-ravaged Connacht make 4 changes ahead of meeting with table toppers Munster

The western province will be looking for an improved performance after losing to Ulster last weekend.

Munster make 11 changes for trip to Connacht as Saili makes first start of season

The Irish provinces meet in Galway tomorrow evening.

Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Martin is known for being sensitive to criticism' - Tony O’Donoghue on covering Ireland for 20 years Pitchside Perspective This post contains videos

'Martin is known for being sensitive to criticism' - Tony O’Donoghue on covering Ireland for 20 years

The RTÉ reporter has been at the centre of many of the national team’s highs and lows in recent memory.

O'Loughlin hoping rivalry with Ringrose will inspire both players

Rory O’Loughlin is keen to build on an impressive start to his debut season for Leinster.

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