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Friday 16 December, 2016

From The42 FAI boss stresses that controversial League of Ireland report is 'an independent review' LOI

FAI boss stresses that controversial League of Ireland report is 'an independent review'

Fran Gavin was speaking after the release of Jonathan Gabay’s document on branding.

Thursday 15 December, 2016

From The42 10 things to come out of today's strange League of Ireland Brand Report launch Domestic Matters

10 things to come out of today's strange League of Ireland Brand Report launch

Brand expert Jonathan Gabay gave his presentation in Dublin this evening.

How well do you remember Dundalk’s epic European run?

It has been an incredible few months for the Lilywhites.

Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From The42 'I've no hard feelings' - Duffy reacts to frosty reception on return to Ewood Park with first Brighton goal Flying High This post contains videos

'I've no hard feelings' - Duffy reacts to frosty reception on return to Ewood Park with first Brighton goal

The Irish centre-half is enjoying life at the table-topping Seagulls.

From The42 Ex-LOI defender Ken Oman handed 6-match ban for elbow that knocked out opponent's teeth Violent

Ex-LOI defender Ken Oman handed 6-match ban for elbow that knocked out opponent's teeth

The Portadown centre-half will also have to pay a fine of £100 after retrospective action was taken.

From The42 Irish full-back Matt Doherty scored with a super long-range effort last night COYBIG This post contains videos

Irish full-back Matt Doherty scored with a super long-range effort last night

The Wolves defender hit a wonderful opener but Anthony Pilkington produced the winner for Cardiff four minutes from the end.

Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From The42 League champions and FAI Cup winners dominate shortlists for end-of-season awards Sporting Gongs

League champions and FAI Cup winners dominate shortlists for end-of-season awards

Dundalk and Cork City are both heavily-represented as the nominations for the SSE Airtricity/SWAI prizes were announced.

Friday 9 December, 2016

From The42 Bohemians bring in Croly and announce 7 new signings Recruiting

Bohemians bring in Croly and announce 7 new signings

The former Shamrock Rovers and Bray Wanderers manager will be Keith Long’s assistant next season.

Arsenal must keep hold of world class pair and the Premier League talking points

In the weekend’s other big games, Manchester City take on the champions but it’s Chelsea who are leading the way right now.

From The42 Dundalk defender Boyle set to sign for Championship club On The Move

Dundalk defender Boyle set to sign for Championship club

The 25-year-old Dubliner is expected to be announced as a Preston North End player in the coming days.

From The42 Kenny: We gave away criminal goals and will need to improve for next year Lilywhites

Kenny: We gave away criminal goals and will need to improve for next year

The Dundalk boss had mixed emotions after seeing his team crash out of the Europa League.

Thursday 8 December, 2016

From The42 Dundalk bow out of the Europa League after narrow defeat in Israel Courageous

Dundalk bow out of the Europa League after narrow defeat in Israel

The Louth club lost out to Maccabi Tel-Aviv but results elsewhere meant they couldn’t qualify anyway.

From The42 As it happened: Maccabi Tel-Aviv v Dundalk, Europa League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Maccabi Tel-Aviv v Dundalk, Europa League

Stephen Kenny’s side are in Israel where they are aiming to extend their European adventure by qualifying for the knockout stages.

From The42 'It’s a win or nothing for me' - Dundalk need a favour on make-or-break European night Out Of Their Hands

'It’s a win or nothing for me' - Dundalk need a favour on make-or-break European night

Stephen Kenny’s side must do the business in Israel and hope the other Group D game goes their way.

Wednesday 7 December, 2016

From The42 Anthony Joshua: The angels of the boxing arena are shining a light down on Katie Taylor Big Fan

Anthony Joshua: The angels of the boxing arena are shining a light down on Katie Taylor

The IBF heavyweight champion has praised the Bray boxer ahead of this weekend’s fight night in Manchester.

From The42 Edinson Cavani may not be everyone's favourite player but he's on fire this season Top Form This post contains videos

Edinson Cavani may not be everyone's favourite player but he's on fire this season

The Uruguayan took his tally to 25 goals in 25 games for club and country with a bicycle kick last night.

Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From The42 Two hardcore Dundalk fans got a nice surprise on the team's flight to Israel Classy This post contains videos

Two hardcore Dundalk fans got a nice surprise on the team's flight to Israel

Lilywhites captain Stephen O’Donnell presented the pair with VIP tickets for Thursday’s Europa League clash with Maccabi Tel-Aviv.

Monday 5 December, 2016

From The42 Irish striker Doyle and team-mate Beckford to refund fans after fighting with each other Handbags This post contains videos

Irish striker Doyle and team-mate Beckford to refund fans after fighting with each other

The Preston North End strikers were both red carded in Saturday’s Championship defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.

From The42 Lee Trundle shows he hasn't lost his ridiculous talent with the cheekiest of penalties Cult Hero This post contains videos

Lee Trundle shows he hasn't lost his ridiculous talent with the cheekiest of penalties

He may be 40, but the Swansea City legend is still banging in goals for fun.

Saturday 3 December, 2016

From The42 'It’s a fresh start for me because I’ve been out of the game for the guts of two years' Interview

'It’s a fresh start for me because I’ve been out of the game for the guts of two years'

Paul Corry is back in the League of Ireland after a luckless time with injuries and managers in England.

Conte and Guardiola face off for the first time and the Premier League talking points

Elsewhere, Alan Pardew looks set for the axe at Crystal Palace while Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan stakes his claim for a starting place.

Friday 2 December, 2016

He may be planning for life after playing but Alan Bennett's not finished at Cork City

The 35-year-old has been named SSE Airtricity League/SWAI Player of the Month for November.

Thursday 1 December, 2016

From The42 There's a TV blackout on the first El Clasico of the season this weekend Explained

There's a TV blackout on the first El Clasico of the season this weekend

Barcelona’s meeting with Real Madrid this Saturday afternoon won’t be shown live on television in Ireland or Britain.

From The42 Ireland's ticket allocation for World Cup qualifier in Cardiff revealed Road To Russia

Ireland's ticket allocation for World Cup qualifier in Cardiff revealed

The number would rise in the unlikely event that Wales change venue for the final Group D game, however.

From The42 They don't come much better than this goalkeeper's injury-time bicycle kick Stop That This post contains videos

They don't come much better than this goalkeeper's injury-time bicycle kick

South African stopper Oscarine Masuluke’s world class finish is going viral around the world.

From The42 There were some super goals as unbeaten Shelbourne wrapped up the double last night All-conquering

There were some super goals as unbeaten Shelbourne wrapped up the double last night

A 3-1 win over UCD Waves saw them clinch the WNL title for the first time and add it to their recent Womens FAI Cup victory.

Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From The42 Southgate finally named as England's permanent manager on a 4-year deal About Time

Southgate finally named as England's permanent manager on a 4-year deal

The former U21 boss takes over from Sam Allardyce after acting as caretaker boss since September.

Sunday 27 November, 2016

From The42 'It really was a magical time in Serie A' - We look back at Football Italia with the show's star Nostalgia

'It really was a magical time in Serie A' - We look back at Football Italia with the show's star

We spoke to James Richardson about his ten years in Italy and an upcoming event in Dublin.

From The42 Maradona Good, Pele Better, George Best! It's the sporting tweets of the week Social Media

Maradona Good, Pele Better, George Best! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Katie Taylor, Jamie Heaslip and Conor McGregor also feature in our latest list.

Friday 25 November, 2016

From The42 BT's Goals Show is the best way to watch football right now As It Happens

BT's Goals Show is the best way to watch football right now

James Richardson and his panel of European experts are our favourite things about the channel’s Champions League coverage.

From The42 'We looked like we hadn't played for a few weeks' - Deflated Kenny sets sights on win in Tel-Aviv Still Up For Grabs

'We looked like we hadn't played for a few weeks' - Deflated Kenny sets sights on win in Tel-Aviv

Dundalk’s manager was disappointed by the manner in which they conceded to AZ Alkmaar in their Europa League defeat.

Thursday 24 November, 2016

From The42 Rusty Dundalk go down to AZ Alkmaar but qualification still possible All Is Not Lost

Rusty Dundalk go down to AZ Alkmaar but qualification still possible

The Lilywhites put in a disappointing performance and lost out to a first half goal in the Europa League tonight.

From The42 As it happened: Dundalk v AZ Alkmaar, Europa League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Dundalk v AZ Alkmaar, Europa League

It’s another huge night of European football at Tallaght Stadium for the Lilywhites.

From The42 'The legend forever' - Footballing greats pay tribute as Gerrard hangs up his boots Peers

'The legend forever' - Footballing greats pay tribute as Gerrard hangs up his boots

Big names like Kaka, Javier Zanetti and Thierry Henry joined his former team-mates in praising the ex-Liverpool and England midifielder.

From The42 Dundalk well-placed to pull off greatest European achievement yet Preview

Dundalk well-placed to pull off greatest European achievement yet

The Premier Division champions welcome Dutch opposition to a sold-out Tallaght Stadium for their penultimate group game tonight.

Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From The42 'We've come from nowhere and now we're on the verge of qualifying for the last-32' Uncharted Territory

'We've come from nowhere and now we're on the verge of qualifying for the last-32'

Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny is expecting an ‘epic’ game with AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League tomorrow night.

Tuesday 22 November, 2016

From The42 Robbie Keane's wife rules out move to hometown club Shamrock Rovers Not Just Yet

Robbie Keane's wife rules out move to hometown club Shamrock Rovers

The Tallaght native won’t be returning to Ireland in the near future, according to Claudine.

Monday 21 November, 2016

From The42 Dundalk plan to replace their plastic pitch by the start of next season Great News

Dundalk plan to replace their plastic pitch by the start of next season

The Louth club have taken full ownership of the Oriel Park lease after resolving long-standing legal issues surrounding the ground.

From The42 Why football teams should never wear the same colours as the stewards Clashing This post contains videos

Why football teams should never wear the same colours as the stewards

Peterborough United’s luminous change strip resembles the high-visibility jackets worn by stadium staff.

From The42 Mark King's touching speech about family and his gambling addiction after Northern Ireland Open win Emotional This post contains videos

Mark King's touching speech about family and his gambling addiction after Northern Ireland Open win

‘It was one of those things that I never thought was going to happen,’ explained the 42-year-old after ending a 25-year wait.