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#Editor's picks

# editors-picks - 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 37,402 Views 26 Comments

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

# editors-picks - Sunday 30 August, 2020

'You're almost taking a punch on the chin for the good of the game'
# Whistle Blower
# Whistle Blower

'You're almost taking a punch on the chin for the good of the game'

Aug 30th 2020, 9:00 AM 20,934 Views 14 Comments

Irishman JP Doyle was made redundant by the RFU in England earlier this month.

From Brighton soccer to Ballygunner hurling - 'I still don't see a ceiling with him'
# Deadly Dessie
# Deadly Dessie

From Brighton soccer to Ballygunner hurling - 'I still don't see a ceiling with him'

Aug 30th 2020, 8:00 AM 44,669 Views 2 Comments

Dessie Hutchinson continues to thrive since returning to Waterford hurling after five years in England.

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 8,522 Views 1 Comment

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

# editors-picks - Saturday 29 August, 2020

'You could never repay your parents. I'm just so grateful for them, I mean that from the bottom of my heart'
# Get To Know The Rowes
# Get To Know The Rowes

'You could never repay your parents. I'm just so grateful for them, I mean that from the bottom of my heart'

Updated Aug 29th 2020, 10:27 AM 55,273 Views 9 Comments

Sarah Rowe’s parents, Gráinne and Alan, have had a huge influence on the Mayo star’s glittering career so far.

# editors-picks - Sunday 23 August, 2020

The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them
# Dreams
# Dreams

The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them

Aug 23rd 2020, 10:00 AM 25,274 Views 10 Comments

Ireland international Niamh Fahey on being appointed the Reds’ new skipper.

# editors-picks - Saturday 8 August, 2020

'It's been a long time coming' - Passion burns on and off the field as Bohs braced for WNL bow
# O Captain My Captain
# O Captain My Captain

'It's been a long time coming' - Passion burns on and off the field as Bohs braced for WNL bow

Aug 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,287 Views 0 Comments

The history-making side’s captain, Niamh Kenna, is back in the top-flight after a six-year hiatus.

# editors-picks - Thursday 6 August, 2020

How a coca-cola bottle filled with coins helped Brian Kerr reach the top
# Cinderella Stories
# Cinderella Stories

How a coca-cola bottle filled with coins helped Brian Kerr reach the top

Aug 6th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,815 Views 5 Comments

St Patrick’s Athletic nearly went out of business in the ’90s but through the ingenuity of Brian Kerr and Pat Dolan they ended up as team of the decade.

# editors-picks - Monday 3 August, 2020

Every young player needs a mentor...even if they put the fear of God into them
# Oh Captain My Captain
# Oh Captain My Captain

Every young player needs a mentor...even if they put the fear of God into them

Updated Aug 3rd 2020, 8:00 PM 31,073 Views 2 Comments

Conan Byrne recalls his initiation into the League of Ireland and how it shaped his love for the domestic game.

Forging a new identity when the Premier League dream begins to fade
# Interview
# Interview

Forging a new identity when the Premier League dream begins to fade

Aug 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 41,811 Views 9 Comments

Being released at the age of 19 was ‘the best thing that could have happened’ to Gavin Donoghue.

# editors-picks - Saturday 1 August, 2020

The Irishman at the heart of the greatest ever FA Cup final
# Wingman
# Wingman

The Irishman at the heart of the greatest ever FA Cup final

Aug 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 40,029 Views 23 Comments

As the curtain comes down on this English football season, Tony Galvin remembers the part he played in the most famous goal in Tottenham’s history.

# editors-picks - Sunday 19 July, 2020

How a GAA broadcasting legend found himself commentating on JFK's funeral
# Historic
# Historic

How a GAA broadcasting legend found himself commentating on JFK's funeral

Jul 19th 2020, 8:00 AM 30,594 Views 7 Comments

Michael O’Hehir described it as the toughest broadcast of his career.

# editors-picks - Friday 17 July, 2020

‘I put the phone down three times’: Crazy Gang at Wimbledon, Big Jack and Phelan's Ireland break
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

‘I put the phone down three times’: Crazy Gang at Wimbledon, Big Jack and Phelan's Ireland break

Updated Jul 17th 2020, 2:30 PM 50,357 Views 12 Comments

The ex-Premier League defender remembers the Charlton era and pays tribute to an Irish icon.

# editors-picks - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Kieran O’Connor: A club hero, a county star, a tragic loss
# RIP
# RIP

Kieran O’Connor: A club hero, a county star, a tragic loss

Jul 16th 2020, 8:00 PM 22,967 Views 4 Comments

The 2010 All-Ireland winner passed away yesterday.

# editors-picks - Monday 13 July, 2020

'We didn't really perceive him as this famous person, he was just big Jack to us'
# RIP Jack
# RIP Jack

'We didn't really perceive him as this famous person, he was just big Jack to us'

Jul 13th 2020, 10:45 AM 38,992 Views 6 Comments

Former Galway player Alan Kerins on his family’s close links to Jack Charlton.

# editors-picks - Saturday 11 July, 2020

'Sorry Mr Marley, you can't play here' - Playing football with a music icon before a famous gig in Dublin
# Jammin
# Jammin

'Sorry Mr Marley, you can't play here' - Playing football with a music icon before a famous gig in Dublin

Jul 11th 2020, 10:00 AM 34,657 Views 24 Comments

It was 40 years ago this week when the reggae singer performed at Dalymount Park.

# editors-picks - Friday 10 July, 2020

The Bishopstown Blade: John Egan’s journey from GAA roots to the Premier League
# Premier League
# Premier League

The Bishopstown Blade: John Egan’s journey from GAA roots to the Premier League

Updated Jul 10th 2020, 1:58 PM 20,897 Views 6 Comments

Egan was a promising GAA star before he set off in pursuit of a professional football career.

# editors-picks - Sunday 5 July, 2020

'I was struggling to walk, hoping the pain would go away - it didn't'
# Life Of Brian
# Life Of Brian

'I was struggling to walk, hoping the pain would go away - it didn't'

Jul 5th 2020, 8:03 AM 40,047 Views 2 Comments

Brian Scott faced a choice of risking his health or following his dream. Amazingly, the Munster man walked through the pain barrier for months before injury brought an end to the 27-year-old’s career.

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport

Jul 5th 2020, 7:15 AM 50,592 Views 4 Comments

Director Jon Shenk speaks about his new documentary ‘Athlete A’ and how a deeply flawed system led to years of sexual abuse in gymnastics.

# editors-picks - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Those who choose to cover their eyes will have no excuse when they're on the wrong side of boxing history
# Double Standards
# Double Standards

Those who choose to cover their eyes will have no excuse when they're on the wrong side of boxing history

Jul 4th 2020, 10:00 AM 48,137 Views 38 Comments

So many boxing figures performatively take the moral high ground when it comes to the sanctity of human life – until doing so might inconvenience them personally.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Katie Taylor demands 'no more excuses', which is all she usually gets from Amanda Serrano
# Bad Blood
# Bad Blood

Katie Taylor demands 'no more excuses', which is all she usually gets from Amanda Serrano

Jun 30th 2020, 9:27 PM 24,157 Views 4 Comments

A tweet from Taylor sparked an online war of words between Serrano, Eddie Hearn and Lou DiBella, and female boxing’s biggest fight now looks unlikely.

# editors-picks - Sunday 28 June, 2020

'Excited' about knockout football championship and fears over future of family-run pub during lockdown
# Green Light
# Green Light

'Excited' about knockout football championship and fears over future of family-run pub during lockdown

Updated Jun 28th 2020, 7:44 PM 34,024 Views 2 Comments

Kevin Cassidy talks about the exciting battles that await in the GAA season, and life in lockdown.

'Starting in a World Cup qualifier at Croke Park was a huge honour, but unfortunately it turned sour'
# Rowl Model
# Rowl Model

'Starting in a World Cup qualifier at Croke Park was a huge honour, but unfortunately it turned sour'

Jun 28th 2020, 8:00 AM 37,668 Views 2 Comments

Former Ireland midfielder Martin Rowlands retraces his steps.

# editors-picks - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Big shock as Jack McCaffrey steps away from Dublin panel
# Jack The Lad
# Jack The Lad

Big shock as Jack McCaffrey steps away from Dublin panel

Jun 27th 2020, 11:08 PM 84,107 Views 50 Comments

If this is the end of the 26-year-old in the Dublin jersey, it’s been one hell of a ride.

The best player Ireland never capped
# Paddy McCarthy
# Paddy McCarthy

The best player Ireland never capped

Jun 27th 2020, 10:15 AM 46,873 Views 28 Comments

Paddy McCarthy played over 250 games in the Championship but missed out on the cap he desperately wanted.

# editors-picks - Friday 26 June, 2020

‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League
# Interview
# Interview

‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 3:00 PM 43,921 Views 17 Comments

Former Ireland international Curtis Fleming on emerging from a challenging upbringing to carve out a career across the water.

# editors-picks - Thursday 25 June, 2020

How Jurgen Klopp made light of Liverpool's heavy history to finally deliver their holy grail
# Champions At Last
# Champions At Last

How Jurgen Klopp made light of Liverpool's heavy history to finally deliver their holy grail

Jun 25th 2020, 10:12 PM 43,272 Views 66 Comments

It’s taken just the 11,009 days…but Liverpool are once again champions of England.

# editors-picks - Sunday 21 June, 2020

'On the day of the surgery, my surgeon said 'you may never play professional football again''
# On The Road Again
# On The Road Again

'On the day of the surgery, my surgeon said 'you may never play professional football again''

Jun 21st 2020, 2:24 PM 20,451 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s Megan Campbell talks to The42 about her latest injury woe and signing a new deal for Man City.

A horrific accident left him on the brink of death. One year later, he was champion of the world
# Resilience
# Resilience

A horrific accident left him on the brink of death. One year later, he was champion of the world

Jun 21st 2020, 9:00 AM 84,892 Views 19 Comments

Maurice Hamilton chats to The42 about the extraordinary life and career of Niki Lauda.

# editors-picks - Friday 19 June, 2020

'Klopp is steely, Mourinho charismatic and angry': Life as a Premier League commentator
# Calling It
# Calling It

'Klopp is steely, Mourinho charismatic and angry': Life as a Premier League commentator

Updated Jun 19th 2020, 4:00 PM 10,430 Views 3 Comments

Meet Irishmen Conor McNamara and Nathan Murphy who have the best job in the world.

# editors-picks - Sunday 14 June, 2020

The Corkman aiming to ensure the future is bright for Leicester City's youngsters
# Next Generation
# Next Generation

The Corkman aiming to ensure the future is bright for Leicester City's youngsters

Jun 14th 2020, 8:00 AM 22,377 Views 4 Comments

‘Addressing small things off the pitch can have a big impact on it,’ says Leon McSweeney.

# editors-picks - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Kinahan's attempt to take centre stage goes wrong with Fury-Joshua announcement
# Swing And Miss
# Swing And Miss

Kinahan's attempt to take centre stage goes wrong with Fury-Joshua announcement

Jun 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 96,262 Views 56 Comments

With his ongoing PR campaign, Daniel Kinahan has managed to attract more of exactly the type of attention he was hoping to avoid.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

The man who didn't give a f**k
# Maverick
# Maverick

The man who didn't give a f**k

Jun 3rd 2020, 8:45 PM 41,697 Views 8 Comments

As part of Genius Week, we chat to Paolo Hewitt about his biography of Robin Friday, one of the great footballing cult heroes.

# editors-picks - Monday 1 June, 2020

'King Carlos' - Kiwi out-half Spencer was the greatest maverick of them all
# Genius Week
# Genius Week

'King Carlos' - Kiwi out-half Spencer was the greatest maverick of them all

Updated Jun 1st 2020, 12:04 PM 30,574 Views 7 Comments

The All Blacks and Blues out-half thrilled fans with his audacious, creative play.

# editors-picks - Sunday 24 May, 2020

'I've been to World Cups but that game was just unbelievable. What a day'
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

'I've been to World Cups but that game was just unbelievable. What a day'

May 24th 2020, 10:55 AM 35,176 Views 35 Comments

Australian scrum-half Chris Whitaker was a key man as Leinster won the 2009 Heineken Cup.

# editors-picks - Saturday 23 May, 2020

'It's not women's sport, it's just sport'
# Jenny From The Dock
# Jenny From The Dock

'It's not women's sport, it's just sport'

May 23rd 2020, 7:40 PM 11,574 Views 19 Comments

Jenny Egan reflects on her incredible journey – and looks at what’s yet to come on and off the water.

'I was at home before Paddy was in the graveyard' - paying respects to GAA heroes in era of Covid-19
# Laid To Rest
# Laid To Rest

'I was at home before Paddy was in the graveyard' - paying respects to GAA heroes in era of Covid-19

May 23rd 2020, 10:24 AM 53,680 Views 4 Comments

Offaly legend Paddy Fenning was laid to rest in Tullamore this week, where strict social distancing measures took place.

'I show my son the clips on YouTube but he cheers for Ronaldo instead of me'
# Del Boy
# Del Boy

'I show my son the clips on YouTube but he cheers for Ronaldo instead of me'

May 23rd 2020, 8:00 AM 63,502 Views 14 Comments

Derek Geary provides an extensive account of his journey from Rivermount Boys to the Premier League.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'Who'd have thought two guys from Smithborough would have Freddie Roach standing in their corner?'
# Farney Goes To Hollywood
# Farney Goes To Hollywood

'Who'd have thought two guys from Smithborough would have Freddie Roach standing in their corner?'

May 20th 2020, 10:28 PM 21,833 Views 6 Comments

Three ‘ordinary human beings’ from Monaghan have added a boxing legend to their arsenal as they try to do something extraordinary halfway across the world.

# editors-picks - Monday 18 May, 2020

TV Wrap - Ghostly Bundesliga appears on BT Sport while NBC make a hames of golf's return
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Ghostly Bundesliga appears on BT Sport while NBC make a hames of golf's return

May 18th 2020, 7:45 AM 35,731 Views 19 Comments

Donald Trump appeared during coverage of Rory McIlroy’s charity skins game with Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Mathew Wolff.