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#Great expectations

# great-expectations - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

'He wants to captain Ireland': The making of a teenage star admired by Arsenal, Man United and others
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'He wants to captain Ireland': The making of a teenage star admired by Arsenal, Man United and others

Wed 2:30 PM 33,738 Views 5 Comments

Leixlip native Nathan Collins has risen through the ranks to become one of the most highly rated young defenders in English football.

# great-expectations - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Jurgen Klopp says managing players like Mohamed Salah can be 'challenging in a good way'
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Jurgen Klopp says managing players like Mohamed Salah can be 'challenging in a good way'

Dec 26th 2020, 1:59 PM 4,344 Views 2 Comments

An interview published in Spanish media suggested the Egyptian star could be unhappy at Anfield.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man United face ‘vital’ period to prove title credentials
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man United face ‘vital’ period to prove title credentials

Dec 16th 2020, 11:41 PM 6,294 Views 6 Comments

The Red Devils responded well to crashing out of the Champions League at RB Leipzig last week.

# great-expectations - Sunday 12 July, 2020

The Irish teen sensation who joined Liverpool in their '80s pomp
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The Irish teen sensation who joined Liverpool in their '80s pomp

Jul 12th 2020, 8:00 PM 44,630 Views 6 Comments

Brian Mooney chats to The42 about his early days at Anfield, becoming a cult hero with Preston and why a big move to Sunderland didn’t work out.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

8 expectations I had about giving birth - and how the reality measured up
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8 expectations I had about giving birth - and how the reality measured up

Nov 19th 2019, 5:20 PM 3,102 Views 1 Comment

Visiting hours don’t apply when you have a C-section, right? Wrong.

# great-expectations - Friday 6 September, 2019

Stephen Kenny backs 17-year-old Spurs striker Parrott to 'come alive' in Tallaght tonight
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Stephen Kenny backs 17-year-old Spurs striker Parrott to 'come alive' in Tallaght tonight

Sep 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,474 Views 6 Comments

Ireland face Armenia in a European Championship qualifier this evening.

# great-expectations - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Harry Maguire gives new-look Man United plenty of cause for optimism
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Harry Maguire gives new-look Man United plenty of cause for optimism

Aug 11th 2019, 9:31 PM 14,642 Views 23 Comments

The Red Devils began their campaign today with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Chelsea.

# great-expectations - Sunday 21 July, 2019

The Southampton teenager aiming to help guide Ireland to the Euro U19 semi-finals
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The Southampton teenager aiming to help guide Ireland to the Euro U19 semi-finals

Jul 21st 2019, 7:30 AM 8,888 Views 2 Comments

Kameron Ledwidge is expected to feature in his side’s crucial clash with Czech Republic later today.

# great-expectations - Friday 7 June, 2019

'You can change the manager, but cannot change the players' - Danish taunts could inspire Ireland
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'You can change the manager, but cannot change the players' - Danish taunts could inspire Ireland

Jun 7th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,432 Views 13 Comments

Age Hareide’s men are in confident mood ahead of tonight’s game.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'Our main goal is to win the tournament and make history happen'
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'Our main goal is to win the tournament and make history happen'

May 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 4,946 Views 2 Comments

There is a positivity within the Ireland U17 squad epitomised by captain Seamas Keogh.

# great-expectations - Monday 24 September, 2018

What has happened to Alexis Sanchez?
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What has happened to Alexis Sanchez?

Sep 24th 2018, 6:30 AM 20,439 Views 11 Comments

The Manchester United star has come under fire for his disappointing performances since joining the club.

# great-expectations - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Bale will get much better' - Real Madrid boss Lopetegui
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'Bale will get much better' - Real Madrid boss Lopetegui

Aug 16th 2018, 6:57 PM 6,118 Views 6 Comments

The Wales international forward is being backed by his manager to play an influential role for the Blancos in the 2018-19 campaign.

# great-expectations - Sunday 24 June, 2018

What happened to Robert Lewandowski?
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What happened to Robert Lewandowski?

Jun 24th 2018, 11:08 PM 15,702 Views 11 Comments

The Bayern Munich star was poor as Poland exited the World Cup following a 3-0 loss to Cololmbia.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Irish Rugby says job advert for unpaid full-time intern that needed a masters or PhD was a 'mistake'
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Irish Rugby says job advert for unpaid full-time intern that needed a masters or PhD was a 'mistake'

Apr 24th 2018, 9:37 AM 31,202 Views 47 Comments

The high requirements for a position that is unpaid had been described as “totally wrong”.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

'I don’t think I would have had the career I’ve had so far if it wasn’t for that day'
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'I don’t think I would have had the career I’ve had so far if it wasn’t for that day'

Apr 3rd 2018, 10:36 PM 9,041 Views 3 Comments

Rory McIlroy has reflected on his 2011 Masters collapse as he looks forward to this year’s event.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Experiencing mothering stress and burnout? Psychologist gives advice on steps to take
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Experiencing mothering stress and burnout? Psychologist gives advice on steps to take

Jan 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 27,066 Views 42 Comments

Idealistic images of motherhood on social media causes mums to feel insecure and isolated, writes Niamh Delmar.

# great-expectations - Monday 11 December, 2017

Is Lukaku justifying £75m price tag at Man Utd? Premier League legend Shearer suggests not
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Is Lukaku justifying £75m price tag at Man Utd? Premier League legend Shearer suggests not

Dec 11th 2017, 9:05 AM 8,139 Views 20 Comments

An iconic goalscorer of the modern era believes the Belgian striker is lacking confidence and not offering enough to the collective Red Devils cause

# great-expectations - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Don't expect champagne football, says unapologetic England boss
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Don't expect champagne football, says unapologetic England boss

Sep 2nd 2017, 4:41 PM 4,660 Views 5 Comments

Gareth Southgate tried to assuage fans’ disappointment at his side’s lacklustre performance.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

What position will Robbie Brady play at Burnley and will he suit their style?
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What position will Robbie Brady play at Burnley and will he suit their style?

Feb 1st 2017, 6:34 PM 6,279 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland international left Norwich and finally completed his return to the Premier League on Deadline Day.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'I thought Tottenham had signed Zidane!'
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'I thought Tottenham had signed Zidane!'

Dec 13th 2016, 8:38 PM 14,587 Views 3 Comments

Jermaine Jenas was so impressed by Adel Taarabt in training he compared him to the France legend.

# great-expectations - Friday 29 April, 2016

Eddie Jones is aiming to make England 'the best side in the world' within three years
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Eddie Jones is aiming to make England 'the best side in the world' within three years

Apr 29th 2016, 11:46 AM 3,484 Views 20 Comments

Keeping up with the Joneses.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Memphis: I haven't lived up to expectations at United
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Memphis: I haven't lived up to expectations at United

Feb 24th 2016, 8:26 AM 5,796 Views 22 Comments

The Dutchman admitted he has struggled since swapping PSV for Manchester United in a £25million deal.

# great-expectations - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Ireland's Annalise Murphy on great expectations, Rio’s unclean water and coping with light winds
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Ireland's Annalise Murphy on great expectations, Rio’s unclean water and coping with light winds

Feb 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 16,009 Views 11 Comments

The Irish sailor chats to The42 about her big year ahead.

# great-expectations - Saturday 2 January, 2016

One to watch: A knockout specialist with his eye on Anthony Joshua
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One to watch: A knockout specialist with his eye on Anthony Joshua

Jan 2nd 2016, 9:20 PM 10,401 Views 7 Comments

Don’t say we didn’t warn you, Kiwi heavyweight Joseph Parker looks destined to have a big 2016.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

'People wake up to the Olympics every 4 years and just focus in on the shiny medals'
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'People wake up to the Olympics every 4 years and just focus in on the shiny medals'

Dec 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,745 Views 14 Comments

David Gillick chats to The42 about Ireland’s hopes for Rio 2016.

# great-expectations - Saturday 21 November, 2015

‘Bonus point was beyond our wildest dreams’: McCall’s Saracens setting the standard in Europe
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‘Bonus point was beyond our wildest dreams’: McCall’s Saracens setting the standard in Europe

Nov 21st 2015, 3:39 AM 3,249 Views 3 Comments

With wins over Toulouse and Ulster under their belt, might this finally be the English champions’ year in Europe?

# great-expectations - Thursday 17 September, 2015

18 times food didn't live up to expectations
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18 times food didn't live up to expectations

Sep 17th 2015, 1:08 PM 10,597 Views 9 Comments

Or what happens when your order gets lost in translation.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

A best XI of Premier League summer signings so far
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A best XI of Premier League summer signings so far

Aug 11th 2015, 9:29 PM 13,811 Views 32 Comments

Xherdan Shaqiri’s move to Stoke from Inter was confirmed earlier today.

# great-expectations - Monday 10 August, 2015

Here are the Premier League's 10 youngest players ever
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Here are the Premier League's 10 youngest players ever

Aug 10th 2015, 11:01 PM 12,081 Views 6 Comments

16-year-old Reece Oxford made his debut for West Ham against Arsenal at the weekend.

# great-expectations - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Why another Irish UFC star is the talk of the MMA world this week
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Why another Irish UFC star is the talk of the MMA world this week

Jul 21st 2015, 6:20 PM 12,135 Views 12 Comments

Joseph Duffy significantly enhanced his reputation on Saturday.

# great-expectations - Monday 20 April, 2015

Dana White believes Donegal's Joseph Duffy can become a UFC champion
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Dana White believes Donegal's Joseph Duffy can become a UFC champion

Apr 20th 2015, 2:38 PM 7,571 Views 1 Comment

“That kid looked unbelievable.”

# great-expectations - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Huge hype as Schumacher Junior starts F4 testing
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Huge hype as Schumacher Junior starts F4 testing

Apr 8th 2015, 4:20 PM 4,326 Views 0 Comments

His father is still recovering from serious head injuries suffered in a skiing accident.

# great-expectations - Monday 6 April, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about Munster's newest All Black
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Here's everything you need to know about Munster's newest All Black

Apr 6th 2015, 3:16 PM 30,484 Views 21 Comments

Francis Saili has all the skills necessary to be a huge contributor in the centre.

# great-expectations - Friday 13 March, 2015

'Joseph Duffy will be a force to be reckoned with in the UFC'
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'Joseph Duffy will be a force to be reckoned with in the UFC'

Mar 13th 2015, 7:00 AM 6,190 Views 3 Comments

The experts have high hopes for Ireland’s newest UFC fighter.

# great-expectations - Monday 23 February, 2015

Windies win will 'mean nothing' if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*
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Windies win will 'mean nothing' if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*

Feb 23rd 2015, 10:54 PM 4,387 Views 3 Comments

*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.

# great-expectations - Friday 13 February, 2015

LVG will win Premier League at United within three years - Gary Neville
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LVG will win Premier League at United within three years - Gary Neville

Feb 13th 2015, 9:20 AM 4,707 Views 21 Comments

The former full-back insists the Dutch boss hasn’t “cracked”.

# great-expectations - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Donegal disappointed despite defeating Armagh to book semi-final spot
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Donegal disappointed despite defeating Armagh to book semi-final spot

Aug 10th 2014, 6:45 AM 4,788 Views 14 Comments

The Ulster champions know an improvement is needed to beat Dublin.

# great-expectations - Saturday 2 August, 2014

We asked gardaí what they want from their new boss - here's what they said
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We asked gardaí what they want from their new boss - here's what they said

Aug 2nd 2014, 8:30 AM 17,284 Views 49 Comments

It was announced during the week that the recruitment process to fill the post has officially begun.

# great-expectations - Friday 13 April, 2012

The Magnificent Seven: Biggest sporting chokers
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The Magnificent Seven: Biggest sporting chokers

Apr 13th 2012, 11:33 AM 1,560 Views 9 Comments

We relive those moments that the athletes involved wish they could forget.

# great-expectations - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

New Zealand name team for World Cup opener
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New Zealand name team for World Cup opener

Sep 7th 2011, 9:16 AM 402 Views 0 Comments

Sonny Bill Williams and Ma’a Nonu are among those named in coach Graham Henry’s starting line-up.

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