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Friday 22 October, 2021

Former Man United defender Patrice Evra alleges he was sexually abused as a teenager
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

Former Man United defender Patrice Evra alleges he was sexually abused as a teenager

Fri 8:44 PM 30,049 Views 24 Comments

The former France and Man United defender says he wants to make sure children who suffer abuse ‘do not blame themselves’.

Salah wants to stay at Liverpool for the rest of his career
# Mo Go
# Mo Go

Salah wants to stay at Liverpool for the rest of his career

Fri 8:26 PM 5,823 Views 5 Comments

The Egypt forward’s contract expires at the end of next season.

Northern Ireland women ready for ‘special’ night at Wembley
# Into The Lionesses' Den
# Into The Lionesses' Den

Northern Ireland women ready for ‘special’ night at Wembley

Fri 8:11 PM 1,810 Views 1 Comment

Captain Marissa Callaghan will lead her side out at England’s national stadium.

A 'sizeable challenge' awaits in a game Ireland can ill afford to lose
# The Football Family
# The Football Family

A 'sizeable challenge' awaits in a game Ireland can ill afford to lose

Fri 7:14 PM 2,693 Views 0 Comments

Tuesday’s clash with Finland is vital to Ireland’s prospects of making the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

Railway and UL Bohs clash in weekend's main event, while Ballincollig seek to overtake opponents 'Belvo
# Women's Ail Preview
# Women's Ail Preview

Railway and UL Bohs clash in weekend's main event, while Ballincollig seek to overtake opponents 'Belvo

Fri 6:02 PM 2,308 Views 0 Comments

The reigning titleholders and the 13-time champions meet in a top-of-the-table showdown in the capital tomorrow.

Mayo and Donegal the latest counties to oppose Proposal B as vote likely to go to the wire
# Lie Of The Land
# Lie Of The Land

Mayo and Donegal the latest counties to oppose Proposal B as vote likely to go to the wire

Updated Fri 6:00 PM 10,213 Views 16 Comments

Fermanagh, Derry, Armagh and Galway have already declared they will vote against the motion.

'Green light' for midfield maestro but four depart as Ireland squad for Finland confirmed
# Update
# Update

'Green light' for midfield maestro but four depart as Ireland squad for Finland confirmed

Fri 5:47 PM 4,250 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side travel to Helsinki tomorrow ahead of the crucial World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Marks Out Of 10
# Marks Out Of 10

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fri 5:10 PM 27,777 Views 8 Comments

How well have you been paying attention over these past seven days then?

Northern Ireland open contract talks with ex-Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough
# Staying On
# Staying On

Northern Ireland open contract talks with ex-Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough

Fri 5:01 PM 3,587 Views 0 Comments

The Irish FA board unanimously agreed on Thursday night to extend the manager’s contract.

Pep Guardiola sympathises with Steve Bruce and urges him to ignore social media
# Pep Talk
# Pep Talk

Pep Guardiola sympathises with Steve Bruce and urges him to ignore social media

Fri 4:49 PM 3,388 Views 1 Comment

Bruce, sacked by Newcastle in midweek, came in for online criticism but Manchester City boss Guardiola says he pays “no attention” to comments.

James McCarthy back in Celtic squad after recovering from injury
# Boost
# Boost

James McCarthy back in Celtic squad after recovering from injury

Fri 4:46 PM 3,202 Views 0 Comments

Ange Postecoglou’s side play St Johnstone at Parkhead on Saturday.

The Football Family: Ireland v Sweden debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Football Family: Ireland v Sweden debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier

Fri 4:45 PM 439 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

Benzema's lawyers criticise 'sex tape' trial on last day of hearings
# Versailles
# Versailles

Benzema's lawyers criticise 'sex tape' trial on last day of hearings

Fri 3:11 PM 2,638 Views 0 Comments

A verdict in the trial will be announced on 24 November.

Dressing rooms to reopen and water breaks to stay, GAA announce
# Reopening
# Reopening

Dressing rooms to reopen and water breaks to stay, GAA announce

Updated Fri 3:04 PM 14,136 Views 4 Comments

Fully-vaccinated panels can again use the locker-rooms.

Namibia beat Ireland to make history with T20 World Cup second round spot
# Oh Dear
# Oh Dear

Namibia beat Ireland to make history with T20 World Cup second round spot

Updated Fri 2:58 PM 5,132 Views 11 Comments

Ireland had appeared well set at 71-2 at the midway point of their innings but the runs dried up as Namibia’s bowlers turned the screws, restricting their opponents to 125-8.

Liverpool's Klopp fears 'incredible' Man Utd despite patchy form
# The Big One
# The Big One

Liverpool's Klopp fears 'incredible' Man Utd despite patchy form

Fri 2:50 PM 3,424 Views 3 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have failed to keep a clean sheet in 12 consecutive home games in all competitions.

Haaland out for 'several weeks' with hip injury, Dortmund confirm
# Blow
# Blow

Haaland out for 'several weeks' with hip injury, Dortmund confirm

Fri 1:32 PM 2,492 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old Norwegian played the entire match as Dortmund went down 4-0 to Ajax in the Champions league on Wednesday.

The42's new anthology - Behind the Lines, No. 5 - is on sale now
# Booked
# Booked

The42's new anthology - Behind the Lines, No. 5 - is on sale now

Updated Fri 1:21 PM 5,652 Views 2 Comments

Priced at €12, Behind the Lines contains 18 more great Irish sports stories from The42.

Can a manager and a pundit be too close?
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Can a manager and a pundit be too close?

Fri 1:00 PM 7,697 Views 12 Comments

Several ex-Man United players have recently been criticised for their continual defence of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Relief for Ireland as Denise O'Sullivan injury not as serious as first feared
# Boost
# Boost

Relief for Ireland as Denise O'Sullivan injury not as serious as first feared

Fri 12:42 PM 1,931 Views 0 Comments

She is expected to be fit for Tuesday’s crucial game with Finland in Helsinki.

Ireland women's November internationals to be played at RDS
# New Home
# New Home

Ireland women's November internationals to be played at RDS

Fri 12:36 PM 1,933 Views 0 Comments

In Adam Griggs’ final games in charge, Ireland face USA on Friday 12 November and Japan on Saturday 20 November.

21-year-old out-half Jack Crowley handed first Munster start
# One To Watch
# One To Watch

21-year-old out-half Jack Crowley handed first Munster start

Fri 12:18 PM 17,795 Views 17 Comments

Conor Murray and Damian de Allende could both make their first appearances of the season after being named on the bench for the trip to Ospreys.

Connacht lose Aki to injury as Ulster welcome back some big guns
# Derby
# Derby

Connacht lose Aki to injury as Ulster welcome back some big guns

Fri 12:14 PM 7,432 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland centre has picked up a knee injury but should be back in training next week.

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport

Fri 12:00 PM 21,854 Views 3 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into…

Leona Maguire nine shots off the lead at BMW Ladies Championship
# LPGA Tour
# LPGA Tour

Leona Maguire nine shots off the lead at BMW Ladies Championship

Fri 11:33 AM 1,652 Views 0 Comments

Four of the top five leading the way in South Korea after the second round are home golfers.

O'Toole 'focusing on the here and now' with Ulster as path with Ireland opens up
# Tighthead
# Tighthead

O'Toole 'focusing on the here and now' with Ulster as path with Ireland opens up

Fri 9:08 AM 2,885 Views 5 Comments

Tom O’Toole has delivered three strong performances in succession for Dan McFarland’s side.

Marmion praises Doak's progression but warns him to expect tough exam at Aviva
# Master And Apprentice
# Master And Apprentice

Marmion praises Doak's progression but warns him to expect tough exam at Aviva

Updated Fri 8:47 AM 14,157 Views 14 Comments

The two rivals could come face to face at the Aviva this Saturday.

Depleted Cleveland Browns get job done with win over Denver Broncos
# NFL
# NFL

Depleted Cleveland Browns get job done with win over Denver Broncos

Fri 8:26 AM 2,448 Views 5 Comments

Case Keenum led the Browns up the field on the game’s first drive and D’Ernest Johnson’s four-yard rushing TD put Cleveland up.

Steph Curry shines as Golden State see off Los Angeles Clippers
# 100% Record
# 100% Record

Steph Curry shines as Golden State see off Los Angeles Clippers

Fri 8:15 AM 1,781 Views 0 Comments

The Miami Heat inflicted a heavy defeat on the Milwaukee Bucks.

Short Olympic lead-in led to Ireland 7s' Tokyo drift, says Billy Dardis
# Games Over
# Games Over

Short Olympic lead-in led to Ireland 7s' Tokyo drift, says Billy Dardis

Fri 7:08 AM 3,007 Views 1 Comment

The men’s side had to settle for 10th spot in Japan.

'I'm proud with how I came out and played' - Ireland 'keeper on Player of the Match performance
# Toffee Crisp
# Toffee Crisp

'I'm proud with how I came out and played' - Ireland 'keeper on Player of the Match performance

Fri 7:00 AM 3,405 Views 0 Comments

Courtney Brosnan was a shining light for the Girls in Green last night.

'It's easier to silence that kind of noise... I feel a bit vindicated'
# Lion
# Lion

'It's easier to silence that kind of noise... I feel a bit vindicated'

Fri 6:45 AM 7,070 Views 2 Comments

Leinster’s Jack Conan starts in the number eight shirt against Glasgow again tonight.

'I couldn’t see or speak, I was struggling to move' - Desmond eyes Cup glory having battled back from horror injury
# LOI
# LOI

'I couldn’t see or speak, I was struggling to move' - Desmond eyes Cup glory having battled back from horror injury

Fri 6:00 AM 2,288 Views 0 Comments

Saint Patrick’s Athletic face Dundalk in the semi-final of the FAI Cup tonight.

Thursday 21 October, 2021

'I am disappointed, but very proud. We can only go up, and we believe.'
# Coygig
# Coygig

'I am disappointed, but very proud. We can only go up, and we believe.'

Thu 11:12 PM 4,677 Views 2 Comments

Vera Pauw’s ‘tigers’ fell to a 1-0 defeat to Sweden in their opening World Cup qualifier tonight.

Abuse has managers questioning their future – Mikel Arteta
# Going Too Far
# Going Too Far

Abuse has managers questioning their future – Mikel Arteta

Thu 10:41 PM 3,761 Views 4 Comments

The Arsenal manager has spoken to several people who he says are now contemplating not taking positions following Steve Bruce’s words during the week.

Lewis Hamilton's US Grand Prix preparation disrupted after being locked in room
# Bad Omen
# Bad Omen

Lewis Hamilton's US Grand Prix preparation disrupted after being locked in room

Thu 10:24 PM 10,194 Views 6 Comments

Earlier on Thursday, it was revealed Hamilton ranked behind Verstappen and Lando Norris on a list of the world’s most popular F1 drivers.

West Ham's fine Europa League start continues, Rangers' campaign finally comes to life
# Wrap
# Wrap

West Ham's fine Europa League start continues, Rangers' campaign finally comes to life

Thu 10:17 PM 3,691 Views 1 Comment

The Hammers have made a perfect start.

Ex-Barcelona teenager Gilsenan commits to Ireland over Australia as he starts recovery from ACL injury
# Nailing His Colours
# Nailing His Colours

Ex-Barcelona teenager Gilsenan commits to Ireland over Australia as he starts recovery from ACL injury

Updated Thu 9:47 PM 58,933 Views 8 Comments

Gilsenan was born in Perth to parents from Dublin.

Five charged as Man City fan fights for life after Belgium attack
# Brugge
# Brugge

Five charged as Man City fan fights for life after Belgium attack

Thu 9:17 PM 6,511 Views 2 Comments

The City fan, a Belgian national, was badly beaten at a motorway service station.

Ireland open World Cup qualifying campaign on losing note against Sweden
# Top Swedes
# Top Swedes

Ireland open World Cup qualifying campaign on losing note against Sweden

Thu 9:08 PM 20,559 Views 11 Comments

An unfortunate own goal was ultimately the difference as 4,017 fans watched on at Tallaght Stadium.