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Thursday 11 June, 2015

From The42 RTÉ Sport reporter Tony O’Donoghue receives treatment after car accident Doing Fine

RTÉ Sport reporter Tony O’Donoghue receives treatment after car accident

The soccer correspondent was not seriously injured in the incident.

From The42 Gary Lineker recalls that embarrassing Italia ’90 moment with the perfect emoji Toilet Humour This post contains videos

Gary Lineker recalls that embarrassing Italia ’90 moment with the perfect emoji

Remember the time he, erm, ‘relaxed’ himself during the World Cup Group F opener?

Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From The42 A former Scottish international says McGeady could be the difference this weekend PREDICTION

A former Scottish international says McGeady could be the difference this weekend

Tommy Boyd believes the Glasgow-born Ireland winger has developed into a more rounded players in recent times.

O’Neill’s former captain backs ‘more adventurous’ Scotland to end Ireland’s Euro hopes

Ex-Celtic skipper Tommy Boyd sees similarities between the Ireland boss and Scottish counterpart Gordon Strachan.

From The42 Can McGeady make up for Glasgow and the key battles for Ireland v Scotland Match-ups

Can McGeady make up for Glasgow and the key battles for Ireland v Scotland

We pick 5 head-to-heads that are likely to have a significant bearing on how Saturday’s Euro 2016 qualifier unfolds.

Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From The42 Alves turns down Man United, Gunners chase Martinez and Tuesday’s transfer rumours Rumour Mill

Alves turns down Man United, Gunners chase Martinez and Tuesday’s transfer rumours

Elsewhere, Irish goalkeeper Colin Doyle has found himself a club and Ron Vlaar wants out of Aston Villa.

From The42 Everyone’s favourite guitar-playing manager has replaced Big Sam at West Ham Hammer Time

Everyone’s favourite guitar-playing manager has replaced Big Sam at West Ham

Slaven Bilic has joined the Premier League club he spent time with as a player.

From The42 Gerrard, Lineker, AC Jimbo and Howard Webb part of BT Sport’s new Champions League team European Nights

Gerrard, Lineker, AC Jimbo and Howard Webb part of BT Sport’s new Champions League team

Irish viewers will be able to watch 351 European matches as part of the Setanta Sports Pack.

From The42 5 goals and 2 red cards as Hoops close the gap with comfortable win Moving On Up

5 goals and 2 red cards as Hoops close the gap with comfortable win

Shamrock Rovers remain unbeaten this season after getting the better of Derry City at Tallaght Stadium.

Monday 8 June, 2015

From The42 ‘Nothing is impossible’ – O’Neill primed for the biggest game of his Ireland reign Make Or Break

‘Nothing is impossible’ – O’Neill primed for the biggest game of his Ireland reign

After the distractions of the England friendly and the FAI’s off-the-field controversies, the Ireland boss is fully focused on this weekend’s must-win qualifier against Scotland.

From The42 24 World Cup memories we won’t forget from Italia ’90 Relived

24 World Cup memories we won’t forget from Italia ’90

It’s 25 years today since the tournament kicked off.

From The42 ‘We never once felt English’ – Aldridge, Hughton, McCarthy, and McAteer discuss their Irishness The Born Identity

‘We never once felt English’ – Aldridge, Hughton, McCarthy, and McAteer discuss their Irishness

A host of ex-Ireland internationals have been asked about their upbringings.

Sunday 7 June, 2015

From The42 Man-of-the-match Brady says crunch qualifier with Scotland will be ‘no-holds-barred’ Bouncebackability

Man-of-the-match Brady says crunch qualifier with Scotland will be ‘no-holds-barred’

The Hull City wideman is growing into the role at full-back and kept Raheem Sterling quiet today.

From The42 ‘I’ll look back on it in years to come with pride’ – Debut boy Arter stakes a claim for starting place Special Moment

‘I’ll look back on it in years to come with pride’ – Debut boy Arter stakes a claim for starting place

The Bournemouth midfielder impressed after being introduced in the second half of today’s draw with England.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v England, international friendly Historic

As it happened: Ireland v England, international friendly

After all the talking, two old rivals met in Dublin for the first time since 1995.

Saturday 6 June, 2015

From The42 ‘Hopefully our fans don’t try to provoke the Irish’ – Hodgson and Rooney call for good behaviour Calm Please

‘Hopefully our fans don’t try to provoke the Irish’ – Hodgson and Rooney call for good behaviour

England’s manager and captain think football has moved on since that dark night in 1995.

From The42 ‘Blatter said to me ‘let’s find a way we could forget’. But I am not someone with two faces’ – Trapattoni Fall-out

‘Blatter said to me ‘let’s find a way we could forget’. But I am not someone with two faces’ – Trapattoni

The former Ireland manager has made the claim about Fifa’s outgoing president.

From The42 O’Shea: Irish players would have taken replay over €5m pay-out after Henry handball Get On With It

O’Shea: Irish players would have taken replay over €5m pay-out after Henry handball

The Ireland defender has responded to claims by former France boss Raymond Domenech that they deserve a cut of the Fifa payment.

From The42 ‘The climate has changed’ – Pallister doesn’t expect repeat of ’95 troubles at the Aviva Moving On

‘The climate has changed’ – Pallister doesn’t expect repeat of ’95 troubles at the Aviva

The ex-England defender was on the pitch when riots broke out at Lansdowne Road 20 years ago.

Friday 5 June, 2015

From The42 ‘That’s how stubborn we were’ – Keane and Pallister had year-long fall-out at Man United Not So Pally

‘That’s how stubborn we were’ – Keane and Pallister had year-long fall-out at Man United

The ex-Red Devils stalwart recalled one of his bust-ups with his former captain.

Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From The42 Frankie Dettori was once dangled upside down from a 3-storey balcony by The Crazy Gang Derby Day
From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Benitez the man for Madrid, American football in Dublin and today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Benitez the man for Madrid, American football in Dublin and today’s sport

There’s also a new radio show for Marty Morrissey and more developments in the Fifa corruption story.

From The42 German referee is a bad-ass mutha’ who don’t take no crap off of nobody Man Of Authority
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From The42 Premier League footballer pleads not guilty to charges of sexual activity with underage girl Court Date

Premier League footballer pleads not guilty to charges of sexual activity with underage girl

Sunderland’s Adam Johnson appeared in court today and his trial is scheduled to begin in August.

Saturday 30 May, 2015

From The42 Aston Villa’s hero in their last FA Cup win against the Busby Babes was also the villain A Long Time To Wait

Aston Villa’s hero in their last FA Cup win against the Busby Babes was also the villain

Down native Peter McParland cleaned out Manchester United’s goalkeeper with a heavy shoulder charge before scoring two goals in the 1957 final.

Thursday 28 May, 2015

From The42 Tipp put faith in U21s for Munster championship quarter-final clash with Waterford Starting XVs

Tipp put faith in U21s for Munster championship quarter-final clash with Waterford

Semple Stadium hosts Sunday’s match with the winner progressing to take on Kerry.

From The42 FIFA 16 will allow you to play as women for the first time ever It's In The Game This post contains videos

FIFA 16 will allow you to play as women for the first time ever

Sadly, Ireland do not feature among the 12 national teams included in the computer game.

From The42 There was some great news for Shay Given’s chances of starring in the FA Cup final today Fighting Fit

There was some great news for Shay Given’s chances of starring in the FA Cup final today

The Donegal goalkeeper was back training for Aston Villa ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Arsenal.

From The42 25 Irish players who are looking for new clubs across the water this summer Irish Eye

25 Irish players who are looking for new clubs across the water this summer

With the Premier League and Football Leagues finished, clubs are clearing out their unwanted playing staff ahead of the summer transfer window.

Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From The42 Hartley handed 4-week ban for headbutt, misses England’s opening World Cup game Suspended

Hartley handed 4-week ban for headbutt, misses England’s opening World Cup game

The Northampton Saints hooker has pleaded guilty to striking Jamie George of Saracens.

From The42 Roddy Collins is managing one of tonight’s Europa League finalists? Journeyman

Roddy Collins is managing one of tonight’s Europa League finalists?

Waterford United may not be too happy about this development.

From The42 Uefa calls for Fifa’s presidential election to be postponed but Blatter still standing firm Controversy

Uefa calls for Fifa’s presidential election to be postponed but Blatter still standing firm

European football’s governing body says today’s events are evidence that corruption is ‘deeply rooted’ in Fifa’s culture.

From The42 Will Smith is (almost definitely) wearing a Sergio Aguero t-shirt underneath that jacket Just The Blue Of Us

Will Smith is (almost definitely) wearing a Sergio Aguero t-shirt underneath that jacket

The Manchester City striker bumped into ‘Big Willie’ in Toronto today.

Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The42 ‘Fifa has an incredibly bad brand image’ – Delaney calls for Blatter to step down Top Brass

‘Fifa has an incredibly bad brand image’ – Delaney calls for Blatter to step down

The head of the FAI won’t be voting for the current Fifa president and believes his ‘good friend’ Michel Platini is the right man for the job.

From The42 Fans of Street Fighter will love this Brazilian TV ad for Aldo v McGregor Round 1... Fight! This post contains videos

Fans of Street Fighter will love this Brazilian TV ad for Aldo v McGregor

UFC 189′s main event has been given the 90s video game treatment.

Monday 25 May, 2015

From The42 ‘A true gent’ – Tributes pour in from the sporting world after the passing of Bill O’Herlihy RIP

‘A true gent’ – Tributes pour in from the sporting world after the passing of Bill O’Herlihy

One of Ireland’s best-loved broadcasters died overnight.

From The42 10 of our favourite pics from Bill O’Herlihy’s career We'll Miss You

10 of our favourite pics from Bill O’Herlihy’s career

The legendary RTÉ presenter has passed away.

From The42 Liverpool’s Belgian striker named in Ligue 1′s worst XI of the season Oh Dear

Liverpool’s Belgian striker named in Ligue 1′s worst XI of the season

Divock Origi features on the unwanted list after a poor campaign on loan at Lille.

From The42 Wasps have added a Wallabies legend to their ranks Experienced

Wasps have added a Wallabies legend to their ranks

Veteran flanker George Smith has joined the Premiership club from Lyon.