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#Paul McGrath

# paul-mcgrath - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Paul McGrath at Derby County: an Irish football legend's last dance
# The County Sheriff
# The County Sheriff

Paul McGrath at Derby County: an Irish football legend's last dance

Feb 23rd 2021, 11:13 AM 26,833 Views 25 Comments

It’s 25 years since one of Ireland’s greatest embarked on his final season in the Premier League.

# paul-mcgrath - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Irish football legends Paul McGrath and Anne O'Brien inducted into hall of fame
# Recognition
# Recognition

Irish football legends Paul McGrath and Anne O'Brien inducted into hall of fame

Aug 8th 2020, 3:54 PM 23,710 Views 23 Comments

It is the second successive year that both a male and female football personality have been given the award.

# paul-mcgrath - Monday 11 May, 2020

Becoming friends with Christy Moore and making up with Alex Ferguson after upsetting Man United exit
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

Becoming friends with Christy Moore and making up with Alex Ferguson after upsetting Man United exit

May 11th 2020, 7:31 PM 9,711 Views 7 Comments

Paul McGrath was a guest on RTÉ Radio 1′s ‘Des’s Island Discs.’

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Late nights, dark places, and knowing when to pull back - The Art of Ghostwriting
# Sportswriting
# Sportswriting

Late nights, dark places, and knowing when to pull back - The Art of Ghostwriting

Mar 22nd 2020, 8:30 AM 12,849 Views 2 Comments

We talk to Vincent Hogan, Paul Kimmage, Christy O’Connor, Keith Duggan and Dion Fanning about what goes into writing a sports autobiography.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'I don't regret it, I don't hold any bad feelings. Things happen for a reason'
# Almost But Not Quite
# Almost But Not Quite

'I don't regret it, I don't hold any bad feelings. Things happen for a reason'

Oct 21st 2018, 7:57 AM 32,073 Views 11 Comments

Cork’s John Murphy on breaking through at Aston Villa, marking David Beckham and what might have been.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'Smashing football' and self-doubt: Deadly Doug, the 'nearly' years and Aston Villa's Irish contingent
# Heroes And Villains
# Heroes And Villains

'Smashing football' and self-doubt: Deadly Doug, the 'nearly' years and Aston Villa's Irish contingent

Oct 14th 2018, 9:00 AM 6,497 Views 2 Comments

The recent passing of Doug Ellis brings back memories of the club’s push for success in the mid-90s.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest
# Big Man
# Big Man

'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest

Apr 22nd 2018, 10:00 AM 28,805 Views 26 Comments

It’s 25 years since the icon was crowned the PFA Player of the Year.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Paul McGrath had a very cute reaction when his granddaughter told Ray D'Arcy he's her favourite person in the world
# Ray D'Arcy Show
From The Daily Edge
# Ray D'Arcy Show

Paul McGrath had a very cute reaction when his granddaughter told Ray D'Arcy he's her favourite person in the world

Apr 15th 2018, 3:52 PM 12,959 Views 1 Comment

Little legend, big legend.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'I don't subscribe to all that stuff about having too much money. I love living a quiet life'
# Legend
# Legend

'I don't subscribe to all that stuff about having too much money. I love living a quiet life'

Oct 8th 2017, 9:30 AM 65,246 Views 57 Comments

Coming up to 20 years since he last kicked a ball, Paul McGrath remains one of the nation’s most likeable and admired sportspeople. The former Ireland international sat down with The42 during the week to look back on his distinguished career and life after football in Wexford.

# paul-mcgrath - Friday 29 September, 2017

'See you in Wexford' - The sports world reacts to Kevin Doyle's retirement
# Respect
# Respect

'See you in Wexford' - The sports world reacts to Kevin Doyle's retirement

Sep 29th 2017, 10:34 AM 6,302 Views 3 Comments

Shane Long, Paul McGrath and James McClean were among those to pay tribute to the former Ireland international.

# paul-mcgrath - Monday 20 March, 2017

'The epitome of a street footballer': Robbie Keane celebrated and honoured at FAI awards
# Legendary
# Legendary

'The epitome of a street footballer': Robbie Keane celebrated and honoured at FAI awards

Mar 20th 2017, 12:33 AM 4,546 Views 3 Comments

There were a string of contributions from the likes of Brian Kerr, Paul McGrath and Damien Duff.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 19 March, 2017

AP McCoy's statue, St Patrick's Day vibes and Ireland call-ups - it's sporting tweets of the week
# The Twitterati
# The Twitterati

AP McCoy's statue, St Patrick's Day vibes and Ireland call-ups - it's sporting tweets of the week

Mar 19th 2017, 10:30 AM 6,162 Views 2 Comments

Chris Shields, John Egan, Alan Shearer and Luke Fitzgerald also feature.

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 12 January, 2017

'I was at a point of crisis in my life' - How Graham Taylor saved Paul McGrath's career
# Compassion
# Compassion

'I was at a point of crisis in my life' - How Graham Taylor saved Paul McGrath's career

Jan 12th 2017, 4:36 PM 23,517 Views 22 Comments

Former Aston Villa boss, who died today aged 72, had a huge impact on McGrath’s life and career.

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'Jack tells the press that Fifa are playing with our lives. He warns that someone could die'
# Remember When
# Remember When

'Jack tells the press that Fifa are playing with our lives. He warns that someone could die'

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:00 PM 7,211 Views 2 Comments

In an extract from his recently released book, Jason McAteer looks back on the highs and lows of the 1994 World Cup.

# paul-mcgrath - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings
# Interview
# Interview

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings

Nov 26th 2016, 10:05 AM 26,049 Views 33 Comments

The former Manchester United manager chats to The42 about an eventful career in football.

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Paul McGrath slams Aston Villa players for not respecting the club
# Reaction
# Reaction

Paul McGrath slams Aston Villa players for not respecting the club

Mar 31st 2016, 8:07 AM 7,908 Views 14 Comments

The former defender claims recently-departed manager Remi Garde was badly let down by his men.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

'The current Irish team is miles away from '94 and '02 sides'
# Claim
# Claim

'The current Irish team is miles away from '94 and '02 sides'

Feb 10th 2016, 8:54 AM 18,539 Views 18 Comments

Jason McAteer suggests the sides he played in were far superior to Martin O’Neill’s men.

# paul-mcgrath - Monday 28 December, 2015

Why Conor McGregor is UFC's most important fighter - 50 of the best sports articles of 2015 (part 1)
# Essential Reading
# Essential Reading

Why Conor McGregor is UFC's most important fighter - 50 of the best sports articles of 2015 (part 1)

Dec 28th 2015, 9:00 PM 10,227 Views 1 Comment

Also, ‘The Education of Alex Rodriguez,’ Kerry GAA’s lost years and parallells between Roy Keane and Bobby Moore.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Paul McGrath profiled, Ronda Rousey speaks out and all this week's best sportswriting
# Essential Reads
# Essential Reads

Paul McGrath profiled, Ronda Rousey speaks out and all this week's best sportswriting

Dec 13th 2015, 8:30 AM 9,915 Views 0 Comments

Also, the reaction among former NFL players to Will Smith’s latest concussion movie is analysed.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Where are they now? The last Irish team to play Poland away in a Euros qualifier
# Fyi
# Fyi

Where are they now? The last Irish team to play Poland away in a Euros qualifier

Oct 11th 2015, 4:37 PM 19,621 Views 4 Comments

Ahead of this tonight’s vital Euro 2016 qualifier, we recall a similarly important game game 24 years ago.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 5 July, 2015

There was an Irish legend at the All-Ireland qualifier at Wexford Park yesterday
# Ooh Aah
# Ooh Aah

There was an Irish legend at the All-Ireland qualifier at Wexford Park yesterday

Jul 5th 2015, 10:32 AM 7,579 Views 10 Comments

Paul McGrath was present as Cork got the better of the Model County.

# paul-mcgrath - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Villa fans will pay tribute to 'God' tomorrow for Paul McGrath Day
# Ooh Aah
# Ooh Aah

Villa fans will pay tribute to 'God' tomorrow for Paul McGrath Day

May 23rd 2015, 12:42 PM 10,438 Views 8 Comments

“The best ever to wear the claret and blue.”

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Paul McGrath raised €400 for charity by auctioning off his Second Captains t-shirt
# Auction
# Auction

Paul McGrath raised €400 for charity by auctioning off his Second Captains t-shirt

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:11 AM 16,316 Views 23 Comments

The former Ireland international raised the money for A Buddy for Nicole.

# paul-mcgrath - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Power ranking the 9 best-ever non-Irish-born players to represent Ireland
# Stars
# Stars

Power ranking the 9 best-ever non-Irish-born players to represent Ireland

Apr 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 10,698 Views 26 Comments

Will Jack Grealish join this illustrious group of players?

# paul-mcgrath - Monday 30 March, 2015

After McClean's bone-crunching challenge, here are 4 more memorable Irish tackles
# Get Stuck In
# Get Stuck In

After McClean's bone-crunching challenge, here are 4 more memorable Irish tackles

Mar 30th 2015, 7:54 PM 12,641 Views 11 Comments

Paul McGrath, Roy Keane, Jason McAteer and Richard Dunne all make our list.

# paul-mcgrath - Thursday 27 November, 2014

BOD, Paul McGrath, Donal Walsh and 13 GAA stars in Gizzy Lyng's brilliant hurling video
# Going Global
# Going Global

BOD, Paul McGrath, Donal Walsh and 13 GAA stars in Gizzy Lyng's brilliant hurling video

Nov 27th 2014, 12:26 PM 10,127 Views 6 Comments

The video is to coincide with the launch of World Sports Team.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Paul McGrath has man flu! It's the sporting tweets of the week
# Twitterati
# Twitterati

Paul McGrath has man flu! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Nov 16th 2014, 9:30 AM 4,189 Views 1 Comment

Also featuring Shane Long, Brian O’Driscoll and Conor McGregor.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

We'll Leave It There So: Sexton and Roche get nominated, Scottish Cockneys and all today's sport
# Wednesday
# Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Sexton and Roche get nominated, Scottish Cockneys and all today's sport

Nov 12th 2014, 8:00 PM 9,487 Views 2 Comments

Also, the controversy surrounding Ched Evans’ return to football continued.

'There are some very Cockney accents in the Scottish squad but I wouldn't question them' -- Paul McGrath
# Ooh Ahh
# Ooh Ahh

'There are some very Cockney accents in the Scottish squad but I wouldn't question them' -- Paul McGrath

Nov 12th 2014, 4:54 PM 7,648 Views 13 Comments

McGrath is confident that Ireland can go to Scotland and win.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Say cheese, lads! It's the sporting tweets of the week
# Twittersphere
# Twittersphere

Say cheese, lads! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Sep 28th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,524 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring Colm Cooper, Gary Lineker and a load of Vincent Tans.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

When men became Giants: an oral history of Ireland 1-0 Italy, USA World Cup 1994
# The Jersey Boys
# The Jersey Boys

When men became Giants: an oral history of Ireland 1-0 Italy, USA World Cup 1994

Jun 18th 2014, 9:00 PM 15,768 Views 22 Comments

On the 20th anniversary of one of Irish football’s most famous days, we revisit the story with the people who made it happen.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 2 March, 2014

7 great Irish contributions to League Cup finals
# Famous Footsteps
# Famous Footsteps

7 great Irish contributions to League Cup finals

Mar 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 2,507 Views 0 Comments

Sunderland captain John O’Shea will seek to follow the example of these talented Irishmen.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Here's what Twitter thinks the Dublin Spire should be named after
# Dublin Spire
From The Daily Edge
# Dublin Spire

Here's what Twitter thinks the Dublin Spire should be named after

Jan 15th 2014, 12:26 PM 3,503 Views 5 Comments

Bono, obviously.

# paul-mcgrath - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Tony McCoy named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

Tony McCoy named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

Dec 21st 2013, 11:58 PM 14,368 Views 41 Comments

There was also success for Davy Fitzgerald and the Clare hurlers.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

25 brilliant images of Paul McGrath
# Ooh Aah
# Ooh Aah

25 brilliant images of Paul McGrath

Dec 4th 2013, 6:39 PM 9,136 Views 15 Comments

The legendary former Ireland international turns 54 today.

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Flashback - Who were your childhood soccer heroes?
# Fans Favourites
# Fans Favourites

Flashback - Who were your childhood soccer heroes?

Nov 17th 2013, 6:00 PM 6,310 Views 105 Comments

Paul McGrath, Roberto Baggio, Niall Quinn and Matthias Sammer are selected by our writers. But who was your favourite?

# paul-mcgrath - Sunday 3 November, 2013

O'Neill and Keane pairing 'a dream for Ireland' - Paul McGrath
# Support
# Support

O'Neill and Keane pairing 'a dream for Ireland' - Paul McGrath

Nov 3rd 2013, 4:46 PM 6,006 Views 9 Comments

The former defender believes the assistant-in-waiting has what it takes to be a number two.

# paul-mcgrath - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Paul McGrath arrested on alleged public disorder charges
# Problems
# Problems

Paul McGrath arrested on alleged public disorder charges

Jul 2nd 2013, 12:48 PM 14,598 Views 0 Comments

The former Ireland international was charged, after complaints were made at a hotel in which he was staying over the weekend.

# paul-mcgrath - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

It’s the 25th anniversary of Wim Kieft’s bizarre goal against Ireland
# Dutch Luck
# Dutch Luck

It’s the 25th anniversary of Wim Kieft’s bizarre goal against Ireland

Jun 18th 2013, 4:15 PM 4,959 Views 4 Comments

We caught up with a famous Dutch supporter who was at the Euro ’88 match in Gelsenkirchen.

# paul-mcgrath - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

McGrath on Fergie: 'What he has done is the impossible for Manchester United'
# Fergie Time
# Fergie Time

McGrath on Fergie: 'What he has done is the impossible for Manchester United'

May 8th 2013, 12:25 PM 1,985 Views 2 Comments

Paul McGrath says Alex Ferguson always treated him with the utmost respect, even after he left Manchester United in 1989.

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