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Soccer - Today’s News

Roy Keane 'living the dream' and more of the week's best sportswriting
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# Recommended

Roy Keane 'living the dream' and more of the week's best sportswriting

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Enjoy a selection of some of our favourite pieces published elsewhere over the last seven days.

'What would winning the FAI Cup with Bohs mean? Everything. Full stop'
# James Talbot
# James Talbot

'What would winning the FAI Cup with Bohs mean? Everything. Full stop'

4 hours ago 5,674 Views 5 Comments

Bohemians goalkeeper James Talbot talks to The42 about falling back in love with football after leaving Sunderland, Cristiano Ronaldo, and playing GAA for Ballymun.

Versatile Ireland star 'needs to keep pushing on' - but misses must-win Georgia clash
# House Of Payne
# House Of Payne

Versatile Ireland star 'needs to keep pushing on' - but misses must-win Georgia clash

5 hours ago 1,544 Views 0 Comments

Heather Payne had to return to Florida for college commitments after Thursday’s draw with Slovakia.

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

Barcelona leave it late to beat Villarreal, register first La Liga away win
# Right Track
# Right Track

Barcelona leave it late to beat Villarreal, register first La Liga away win

13 hours ago 3,693 Views 2 Comments

They’re two for two under Xavi in La Liga.

Benfica see Portuguese league game abandoned in second half as Covid chaos decimates opponents
# Blow It Up Ref!
# Blow It Up Ref!

Benfica see Portuguese league game abandoned in second half as Covid chaos decimates opponents

13 hours ago 41,277 Views 7 Comments

Belenenses could name only nine players in their starting line-up, including two goalkeepers.

Sane fires Bayern back to top of Bundesliga after Dortmund's Haaland hits milestone on return from injury
# Hotshot
# Hotshot

Sane fires Bayern back to top of Bundesliga after Dortmund's Haaland hits milestone on return from injury

Updated 16 hours ago 7,248 Views 4 Comments

The return of the youngster is a huge boost for Dortmund, who host Bayern next weekend in a top-of-the-table clash.

Wasteful Brighton rue missed chances as Leeds cling on for point
# Profligate
# Profligate

Wasteful Brighton rue missed chances as Leeds cling on for point

16 hours ago 3,320 Views 1 Comment

Tariq Lamptey tormented Leeds all afternoon.

Atalanta inflict more pain on Juventus after police raid over suspect player transfers
# Nightmare Day
# Nightmare Day

Atalanta inflict more pain on Juventus after police raid over suspect player transfers

16 hours ago 5,440 Views 1 Comment

Duvan Zapata consigned Juve to a 1-0 loss that leaves them 11 points from the top of the table after 13 games.

Jurgen Klopp says ‘perfect signing’ Diogo Jota was smart enough to see Reds role
# Vision
# Vision

Jurgen Klopp says ‘perfect signing’ Diogo Jota was smart enough to see Reds role

16 hours ago 6,135 Views 1 Comment

The Portuguese international scored twice in today’s thumping win against Southampton.

Steven Gerrard finally tastes success at Crystal Palace as Aston Villa win
# Happier Hunting Ground
# Happier Hunting Ground

Steven Gerrard finally tastes success at Crystal Palace as Aston Villa win

18 hours ago 7,524 Views 5 Comments

The former midfielder had failed to win on six outings as a player at Selhurst Park.

Liverpool turn up the heat on Chelsea with hammering of Southampton
# Freescoring
# Freescoring

Liverpool turn up the heat on Chelsea with hammering of Southampton

Updated 18 hours ago 23,583 Views 8 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side were 4-0 winners at Anfield.

Bournemouth blow chance to go top of Championship, Andy Carroll and Danny Drinkwater deny Manning's Swansea
# Wrap
# Wrap

Bournemouth blow chance to go top of Championship, Andy Carroll and Danny Drinkwater deny Manning's Swansea

18 hours ago 4,697 Views 0 Comments

In League One, Irish striker Will Keane inspired Wigan to victory at the end of a difficult week.

Norwich and Wolves play out goalless stalemate
# Point Apiece
# Point Apiece

Norwich and Wolves play out goalless stalemate

18 hours ago 1,388 Views 0 Comments

Teemu Pukki spurned the best chance of the game for the Canaries.

Damien Duff makes first new signing as Shelbourne manager
# In The Market
# In The Market

Damien Duff makes first new signing as Shelbourne manager

20 hours ago 12,042 Views 3 Comments

Sean Boyd has joined after an impressive season with Finn Harps.

Newcastle's winless run goes on as they are swatted aside by Arsenal
# Howe Bad Can It Get
# Howe Bad Can It Get

Newcastle's winless run goes on as they are swatted aside by Arsenal

21 hours ago 4,215 Views 4 Comments

The Magpies are in a major relegation battle and haven’t won a game all season.

'It breaks my heart... I came home to play for my hometown club and that's possibly my last game'
# Hurt
# Hurt

'It breaks my heart... I came home to play for my hometown club and that's possibly my last game'

Sat 11:30 AM 18,984 Views 1 Comment

Veteran goalkeeper Brian Murphy expressed his sadness and anger after Waterford were relegated last night.

Jadon Sancho can build on ‘spark’ shown against Villarreal, says Carrick
# United
# United

Jadon Sancho can build on ‘spark’ shown against Villarreal, says Carrick

Sat 11:25 AM 2,561 Views 0 Comments

The England star scored his first Manchester United goal in the Champions League tie.

Tactics Board: Was Katie McCabe used to best effect?
# WNT
# WNT

Tactics Board: Was Katie McCabe used to best effect?

Sat 10:35 AM 1,715 Views 0 Comments

Shane Keegan looks at the key tactical elements behind the 1-1 draw against Slovakia.

After relegation 3 days into job, new Waterford boss says call to take over on Tuesday came 'totally out of the blue'
# Shock Appointment
# Shock Appointment

After relegation 3 days into job, new Waterford boss says call to take over on Tuesday came 'totally out of the blue'

Sat 10:05 AM 5,303 Views 0 Comments

Ian Hendon admitted UCD were the better team as his side suffered a costly defeat last night

Git and Bucko: A Cup final with the heart and soul of Dublin
# Dubliners
# Dubliners

Git and Bucko: A Cup final with the heart and soul of Dublin

Sat 10:00 AM 25,302 Views 6 Comments

Ahead of tomorrow’s FAI Cup final, The42 met Bohemians captain Keith Buckley and St Patrick’s Athletic playmaker Chris Forrester for a tour of the places closest to them in the capital.

'You see half the people driving around there in Ferraris, past kids in streets with no shoes'
# Paddy Barrett
# Paddy Barrett

'You see half the people driving around there in Ferraris, past kids in streets with no shoes'

Sat 9:00 AM 12,358 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Barrett is back in an FAI Cup final with Saint Patrick’s Athletic having been horrified by what he saw during a brief spell in Cambodia.

'Why are you all wearing the same clothes?...' 'Eh, we're the Irish team.'
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# Coygig

'Why are you all wearing the same clothes?...' 'Eh, we're the Irish team.'

Sat 8:30 AM 5,947 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn won her 90th cap against Slovakia, and talked the past, present and future afterwards.

'I'm not afraid to say that I have been through bad days and I have contemplated suicide'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'I'm not afraid to say that I have been through bad days and I have contemplated suicide'

Sat 7:00 AM 54,303 Views 10 Comments

Bohemians and Ireland U21 player Ross Tierney on emerging from ‘a dark place’.

Soccer - Friday 26 November, 2021

West Brom settle for point against Forest after Jayson Molumby sees red
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# Championship

West Brom settle for point against Forest after Jayson Molumby sees red

Fri 11:06 PM 4,412 Views 0 Comments

The Republic of Ireland midfielder was sent off for two bookable offences, leaving the Baggies with 10 men for the last 19 minutes.

Joy for UCD as they beat beleagured Waterford to seal Premier Division status
# Boost
# Boost

Joy for UCD as they beat beleagured Waterford to seal Premier Division status

Fri 9:45 PM 23,458 Views 12 Comments

It ended a miserable few days for Waterford, who will spend next season in the second tier.

'She's top quality, she's box office, but we need to get more out of her'
# Special K
# Special K

'She's top quality, she's box office, but we need to get more out of her'

Fri 7:06 PM 5,877 Views 0 Comments

Could Katie McCabe be even better for Ireland in a different role? The Football Family podcast discusses.

Michael Carrick: Manchester United players will adapt under any new coach
# Pressing Questions
# Pressing Questions

Michael Carrick: Manchester United players will adapt under any new coach

Fri 7:05 PM 3,542 Views 0 Comments

Ralf Rangnick, nicknamed the ‘Godfather of the Gegenpress’, could be confirmed as interim manager this weekend.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fri 5:58 PM 28,434 Views 8 Comments

How closely have you been following the sports news this week?

Play-off draw ensures that at least one of Portugal or Italy will miss the World Cup
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# Qatar 2022

Play-off draw ensures that at least one of Portugal or Italy will miss the World Cup

Updated Fri 5:32 PM 15,547 Views 9 Comments

The European heavyweights are on the same side of the draw.

The Football Family: World Cup hopes suffer Slovakia setback
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# Podcast

The Football Family: World Cup hopes suffer Slovakia setback

Fri 4:56 PM 676 Views 0 Comments

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

Rangnick’s arrival at Man Utd not good news for other teams, says Klopp
# About Ralf
# About Ralf

Rangnick’s arrival at Man Utd not good news for other teams, says Klopp

Fri 2:51 PM 14,800 Views 9 Comments

Klopp’s fellow German is set to be installed as interim manager at Old Trafford until the end of the season.

Pochettino 'never asked to leave' PSG, says sporting director Leonardo
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Pochettino 'never asked to leave' PSG, says sporting director Leonardo

Fri 1:19 PM 3,636 Views 0 Comments

Leonardo added a reported meeting with Zinedine Zidane was ‘ridiculous.’

Are Chelsea a better team without Romelu Lukaku?
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Are Chelsea a better team without Romelu Lukaku?

Fri 1:00 PM 5,655 Views 4 Comments

Cristiano Ronaldo has greatly imbalanced Manchester United, but has Lukaku had a similar effect on the European Champions?

'A once in a lifetime opportunity' - Bray Wanderers and Cabinteely agree merger
# AMALGAMATION
# AMALGAMATION

'A once in a lifetime opportunity' - Bray Wanderers and Cabinteely agree merger

Fri 11:21 AM 9,143 Views 6 Comments

The merged club will apply to compete in the SSE Airtricity League First Division next season.

Four Bohs players and three from Shamrock Rovers in the PFAI Team of the Year
# End Of Season
# End Of Season

Four Bohs players and three from Shamrock Rovers in the PFAI Team of the Year

Fri 10:49 AM 3,791 Views 12 Comments

Derry City, Drogheda United, Dundalk and St Patrick’s Athletic all have one representative.

Katie McCabe: 'There's still a lot of football to be played'
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# Skipper

Katie McCabe: 'There's still a lot of football to be played'

Fri 7:15 AM 2,513 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland captain was keen to move on to the next one after last night’s disappointing result.

‘One of my good mates is a massive Bohs fan and he's trying to get in my head’
# Mind Games
# Mind Games

‘One of my good mates is a massive Bohs fan and he's trying to get in my head’

Fri 6:45 AM 4,365 Views 5 Comments

Chris Forrester gives his pre-cup final thoughts on the back of an impressive season with St Pat’s.

Soccer - Thursday 25 November, 2021

'We are disappointed, we came for more. Georgia is a must win – simple'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'We are disappointed, we came for more. Georgia is a must win – simple'

Thu 11:33 PM 4,159 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw’s thoughts after Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Slovakia.

Ange Postecoglou hails Celtic players despite defeat
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# Praise

Ange Postecoglou hails Celtic players despite defeat

Thu 10:48 PM 3,679 Views 0 Comments

The Hoops led 2-1 until the 82nd minute but ultimately lost 3-2.

Giovanni Van Bronckhorst guides Rangers into Europa League knockout stages
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# Boost

Giovanni Van Bronckhorst guides Rangers into Europa League knockout stages

Thu 10:23 PM 3,193 Views 0 Comments

An Alfredo Morelos double earned a 2-0 victory over Sparta Prague in front of 48,370 fans at Ibrox.

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