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Soccer - Today’s News

Real Madrid stumble in their efforts to narrow the gap to Atletico
# Title Race
# Title Race

Real Madrid stumble in their efforts to narrow the gap to Atletico

34 minutes ago 1,034 Views 0 Comments

Diego Simeone’s side now find themselves three points clear at the top of La Liga.

Eriksen rescues Inter as Juve suffer first defeat to Atalanta in two decades
# Football Italia
# Football Italia

Eriksen rescues Inter as Juve suffer first defeat to Atalanta in two decades

54 minutes ago 1,259 Views 0 Comments

Inter still have a comfortable margin at the top of the table despite having their winning run halted.

Biggest English crowd in 13 months sees Leicester advance to first FA Cup final in 52 years
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

Biggest English crowd in 13 months sees Leicester advance to first FA Cup final in 52 years

Updated 1 hour ago 16,563 Views 5 Comments

There were 4,000 spectators in attendance at Wembley.

Gary Neville 'absolutely disgusted' by European Super League plans
# Reaction
# Reaction

Gary Neville 'absolutely disgusted' by European Super League plans

3 hours ago 8,960 Views 23 Comments

‘What world are these people living in to think they can bring this forward at this moment in time?’

Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week
# On The Menu
# On The Menu

Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week

3 hours ago 3,623 Views 0 Comments

Join the club, fellow sports lovers.

Donegal star scores again in Germany, mixed bag for Irish in FA Cup and Lyon crash out of Champions League
# Wrap
# Wrap

Donegal star scores again in Germany, mixed bag for Irish in FA Cup and Lyon crash out of Champions League

3 hours ago 2,087 Views 0 Comments

It was a busy weekend of women’s football across the continent.

Mason Greenwood at the double to help United overcome Burnley
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Mason Greenwood at the double to help United overcome Burnley

4 hours ago 6,600 Views 19 Comments

The sides were level until the youngster scored his second goal in the 84th minute.

Ruthless Rangers pile more misery on Celtic to send rivals out of Scottish Cup
# Winning
# Winning

Ruthless Rangers pile more misery on Celtic to send rivals out of Scottish Cup

5 hours ago 9,493 Views 7 Comments

Their exit means the Hoops will have a trophy-less season for the first time since 2009/10.

Premier League fights back against reports of Super League breakaway
# Controversial
# Controversial

Premier League fights back against reports of Super League breakaway

Updated 6 hours ago 40,787 Views 45 Comments

The Champions League is set for a reform.

Four goals for 16-year-old Irish international as Wexford Youths in seventh heaven with first win
# The Ellen Show
# The Ellen Show

Four goals for 16-year-old Irish international as Wexford Youths in seventh heaven with first win

6 hours ago 4,198 Views 2 Comments

Ellen Molloy showed her class as Tom Elmes’ side sent out a statement of intent against Treaty United.

Eddie Nketiah nets late equaliser as Arsenal hit back against sorry Fulham
# Last Gasp
# Last Gasp

Eddie Nketiah nets late equaliser as Arsenal hit back against sorry Fulham

7 hours ago 3,554 Views 9 Comments

Nketiah scrambled in from point-blank range to earn the misfiring Gunners a 1-1 draw.

'No excuses. The writing has been on the wall, we're all gutted' - Egan on Sheffield United's relegation
# The Drop
# The Drop

'No excuses. The writing has been on the wall, we're all gutted' - Egan on Sheffield United's relegation

8 hours ago 3,407 Views 1 Comment

The Corkman delivered a blunt assessment of the Blades’ season, as their two-year stay in the Premier League came to an end.

Bayern Munich 'disapprove' of Flick's announcement on quitting post
# Exit Door
# Exit Door

Bayern Munich 'disapprove' of Flick's announcement on quitting post

9 hours ago 6,597 Views 2 Comments

Flick, who has led Bayern to six trophies over the last 12 months, made the shock revelation on Saturday.

Manchester United have to win a trophy this season – Paul Pogba
# Chasing Glory
# Chasing Glory

Manchester United have to win a trophy this season – Paul Pogba

12 hours ago 3,750 Views 0 Comments

Pogba believes United have to decorate their trophy cabinet this season.

Japan's golf superstar, football's online prison, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Japan's golf superstar, football's online prison, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

14 hours ago 3,373 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on…

The former Jamaica international aiming to rejuvenate Limerick FC
# Interview
# Interview

The former Jamaica international aiming to rejuvenate Limerick FC

15 hours ago 11,165 Views 2 Comments

Ex-Premier League footballer Michael Johnson speaks about his new role as Sporting Director with the club.

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final
# Goat
# Goat

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final

Sat 10:50 PM 9,917 Views 2 Comments

Messi scored two of Barcelona’s four second half goals as they consigned their opponents to a second final defeat in two weeks.

Bournemouth crash Norwich's Premier League promotion party, James Collins scores Luton's winner to dent Watford hopes
# On The Up
# On The Up

Bournemouth crash Norwich's Premier League promotion party, James Collins scores Luton's winner to dent Watford hopes

Updated Sat 10:33 PM 11,091 Views 8 Comments

Head coach Daniel Farke has guided the Canaries back up at the first attempt.

Sheffield United relegated from Premier League after defeat to Wolves
# Blunted Blades
# Blunted Blades

Sheffield United relegated from Premier League after defeat to Wolves

Sat 10:29 PM 25,455 Views 22 Comments

A 1-0 loss at Molineux confirmed the inevitable with six games yet to play.

Dundalk refuse to address reports coach Filippo Giovagnoli set for exit after day of turmoil
# Soap Opera
# Soap Opera

Dundalk refuse to address reports coach Filippo Giovagnoli set for exit after day of turmoil

Updated Sat 10:00 PM 60,229 Views 28 Comments

Fans protested that the club is ‘run like a circus’ and manager Shane Keegan resigned earlier today with the club amid a wretched run of results.

Thomas Tuchel delighted with Chelsea display as they reach FA Cup final
# No Doubting Thomas
# No Doubting Thomas

Thomas Tuchel delighted with Chelsea display as they reach FA Cup final

Sat 9:53 PM 4,782 Views 5 Comments

Just days after both sides progressed to the Champions League semi-finals, the Blues came out on top at an empty Wembley.

Waterford reject 'reprehensible' rumours surrounding absence of captain Oscar Brennan
# LOI
# LOI

Waterford reject 'reprehensible' rumours surrounding absence of captain Oscar Brennan

Sat 8:52 PM 12,729 Views 2 Comments

Goalkeeper Brian Murphy, meanwhile, has denied claims he has left the club.

John Sheridan set to resign as Swindon Town manager
# On The Move Again
# On The Move Again

John Sheridan set to resign as Swindon Town manager

Sat 8:42 PM 8,713 Views 7 Comments

Sheridan has now had four jobs in just over a year including a colourful stint at Waterford.

Champions Peamount edge out title rivals Shelbourne in exciting Dublin derby
# Big Three Points
# Big Three Points

Champions Peamount edge out title rivals Shelbourne in exciting Dublin derby

Sat 8:35 PM 2,090 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere in the Women’s National League today, DLR Waves beat Galway while Bohemians and Cork City drew.

Dundalk fans protest that club is 'run like a circus' as late Junior goal earns draw against Pat's
# Never A Dull Moment
# Never A Dull Moment

Dundalk fans protest that club is 'run like a circus' as late Junior goal earns draw against Pat's

Sat 8:20 PM 5,664 Views 2 Comments

It finished 1-1 in what is expected to be Filippo Giovagnoli’s final game at Dundalk.

Unbeaten Rovers snatch injury time winner against newly promoted Longford
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Unbeaten Rovers snatch injury time winner against newly promoted Longford

Sat 8:14 PM 2,813 Views 1 Comment

Irish international Graham Burke and Sean Gannon fired Rovers to a dramatic 2-1 win.

17-year-old Leaving Cert student's first senior goal sees Sligo Rovers past Finn Harps
# Teenage Kicks
# Teenage Kicks

17-year-old Leaving Cert student's first senior goal sees Sligo Rovers past Finn Harps

Sat 8:08 PM 6,913 Views 11 Comments

The unbeaten Bit O’Red overcame the previously unbeaten Donegal men at The Showgrounds.

Ziyech fires Chelsea past Man City and into fourth FA Cup final in five years
# Hakim The Dream
# Hakim The Dream

Ziyech fires Chelsea past Man City and into fourth FA Cup final in five years

Sat 8:03 PM 6,803 Views 37 Comments

Timo Werner teed up the Moroccan for what proved to be the winner as City’s quadruple hopes went up in smoke.

Hansi Flick to quit Bayern Munich job at end of the season
# Hansi Waves Goodbye
# Hansi Waves Goodbye

Hansi Flick to quit Bayern Munich job at end of the season

Updated Sat 5:21 PM 6,556 Views 5 Comments

The extremely successful Bayern coach is in line to replace Jogi Low as manager of the German national team.

Wes Hoolahan sets up the winner to send his Cambridge side top and boost promotion bid
# Wessi Magic
# Wessi Magic

Wes Hoolahan sets up the winner to send his Cambridge side top and boost promotion bid

Sat 3:44 PM 5,215 Views 5 Comments

The 38-year-old set up the only goal of the game in the League Two clash.

Willock scores late winner as Newcastle dent 10-man West Ham’s top-four hopes
# Seesaw Encounter
# Seesaw Encounter

Willock scores late winner as Newcastle dent 10-man West Ham’s top-four hopes

Sat 3:27 PM 3,695 Views 4 Comments

David Moyes’ men had fought their way back from 2-0 down despite their numerical disadvantage.

Chris Smalling says family are unharmed but ‘very shaken up’ after robbery
# Message Of Thanks
# Message Of Thanks

Chris Smalling says family are unharmed but ‘very shaken up’ after robbery

Sat 12:20 PM 5,977 Views 0 Comments

The Rome defender said he hoped “these people can find a more meaningful way to live their lives without causing such harm and distress to others”.

Soccer - Friday 16 April, 2021

Too early to judge severity of Harry Kane injury, says worried Jose Mourinho
# Race Against Time
# Race Against Time

Too early to judge severity of Harry Kane injury, says worried Jose Mourinho

Fri 10:51 PM 8,090 Views 11 Comments

Tottenham play in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday week.

Moyes: Top-four finish with West Ham would trump success at Everton
# Euro Dreams
# Euro Dreams

Moyes: Top-four finish with West Ham would trump success at Everton

Fri 10:41 PM 6,155 Views 11 Comments

A win at Newcastle on Saturday would move the Hammers into the top three.

Whelan and Higgins combine to help UCD record thumping win
# Double Trouble
# Double Trouble

Whelan and Higgins combine to help UCD record thumping win

Fri 10:11 PM 4,180 Views 0 Comments

Students prove too strong for Cabinteely while elsewhere there were wins for Athlone, Cobh and Shels. Galway drew 1-1 with Treaty United.

Super-sub Coleman makes instant impact as Everton and Spurs draw at Goodison
# Seamie
# Seamie

Super-sub Coleman makes instant impact as Everton and Spurs draw at Goodison

Fri 10:03 PM 28,911 Views 20 Comments

There was concern for Tottenham as Harry Kane picked up a late injury.

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Ronan Boyce's first senior goal saves Derry from another defeat
# Teenage Kicks
# Teenage Kicks

Ronan Boyce's first senior goal saves Derry from another defeat

Fri 9:58 PM 2,831 Views 2 Comments

Boyce’s header cancelled out James Brown’s opener.

Young Irish manager continues to build his name with crunch Cup win
# Good Win
# Good Win

Young Irish manager continues to build his name with crunch Cup win

Fri 9:46 PM 9,627 Views 3 Comments

Waterford’s Jim Goodwin was a member of Brian Kerr’s history-making Under 16 European championship winning side in 1998. He is now guiding St Mirren to the unexpected heights.

Derby's relegation concerns deepen, Mick McCarthy's Cardiff draw at Reading
# Championship
# Championship

Derby's relegation concerns deepen, Mick McCarthy's Cardiff draw at Reading

Fri 8:50 PM 6,894 Views 3 Comments

Wayne Rooney’s side fell to a 2-1 defeat at Blackburn.

Rob Cornwall goal secures victory for Bohs in Waterford
# LOI
# LOI

Rob Cornwall goal secures victory for Bohs in Waterford

Fri 7:57 PM 2,326 Views 1 Comment

Cornwall’s 43rd minute strike was the only goal at the RSC.

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