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Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From The42 Peterborough chairman labels ‘priceless’ Forrester the best player he’s ever signed The Boy's Done Good

Peterborough chairman labels ‘priceless’ Forrester the best player he’s ever signed

The former St Patrick’s Athletic star has impressed since moving to England.

Monday 4 January, 2016

From The42 Why now might be the perfect time for Richie Towell to break into the Brighton team Chance To Shine?

Why now might be the perfect time for Richie Towell to break into the Brighton team

The Seagulls are going through a difficult patch and could turn to their new signing.

From The42 Cian O’Connor loses appeal over bizarre incident which cost Ireland Olympic qualification Rio 2016

Cian O’Connor loses appeal over bizarre incident which cost Ireland Olympic qualification

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled out overturning results after a staff member ran out onto the course at the European Championships.

From The42 Arsenal and Liverpool set to seal first January buys and all the latest transfer gossip Tittle-tattle

Arsenal and Liverpool set to seal first January buys and all the latest transfer gossip

The window has reopened so we’re back to bring you today’s rumours — some more believable than others.

Sunday 3 January, 2016

From The42 For Barnet’s free-kick defending in 2016, see Zaire at the 1974 World Cup Clear Your Lines This post contains videos

For Barnet’s free-kick defending in 2016, see Zaire at the 1974 World Cup

That’s one way to deal with Northampton’s intricate training ground routines.

Friday 1 January, 2016

From The42 10 things Irish fans are bound to experience at Euro 2016 The Countdown Is On

10 things Irish fans are bound to experience at Euro 2016

We’re just six months out from the first ever 24-team tournament.

Thursday 31 December, 2015

From The42 10 Premier League transfers we would like to see in January Top Targets

10 Premier League transfers we would like to see in January

We’re just days from the window opening back up.

Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From The42 Hibs midfielder banned after getting opponent sent off by feigning injury Antics This post contains videos

Hibs midfielder banned after getting opponent sent off by feigning injury

Fraser Fyvie has been handed a two-match suspension after the incident in Monday’s defeat to Rangers.

Tuesday 29 December, 2015

From The42 Brilliant Barney goes wild after sending van Gerwen packing in Ally Pally classic Barney Army This post contains videos

Brilliant Barney goes wild after sending van Gerwen packing in Ally Pally classic

The two Dutchmen played some incredible darts tonight.

From The42 Daryl Murphy’s winner sees Mick McCarthy win the battle of the Irish bosses Old Friends This post contains videos

Daryl Murphy’s winner sees Mick McCarthy win the battle of the Irish bosses

The Tractor Boys got the better of Chris Hughton’s Brighton to consolidate their place in the Championship play-off spots.

From The42 Ireland’s Jeff Hendrick scored a magical goal for Derby tonight Irish Eye This post contains videos

Ireland’s Jeff Hendrick scored a magical goal for Derby tonight

The Dubliner put Paul Clement’s side ahead in a 2-2 draw at Elland Road.

From The42 As it happened: Leicester City v Manchester City, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Leicester City v Manchester City, Premier League

Second hosted fourth as the Foxes looked to bounce back from the Stephen’s Day defeat to Liverpool.

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From The42 Welcome boost for Ireland’s Stephen Ward with first league start in a year Euro 2016

Welcome boost for Ireland’s Stephen Ward with first league start in a year

The Burnley full-back played 90 minutes in their 4-0 win over Bristol City.

From The42 Former Premier League goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek passes away aged 47 RIP

Former Premier League goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek passes away aged 47

The ex-Czech Republic international suffered a cardiac arrest just before Christmas.

Saturday 26 December, 2015

From The42 22-year-old female jockey makes British horse racing history Festival Season

22-year-old female jockey makes British horse racing history

Lizzie Kelly rode Tea for Two to the Kauto Star Novices’ Chase at Kempton.

From The42 P45 for Van Gaal? Stoke have ruined the Man United manager’s Christmas Time Running Out

P45 for Van Gaal? Stoke have ruined the Man United manager’s Christmas

The Potters were far superior in today’s early Premier League game.

From The42 ‘You’re always going to get begrudgers and people thinking ‘who does she think she is?’ Interview

‘You’re always going to get begrudgers and people thinking ‘who does she think she is?’

After another whirlwind year on and off the pitch, Ireland’s Stephanie Roche talks about dealing with life after the Puskas Award.

Friday 25 December, 2015

12 great pics that sum up the League of Ireland season

2015 saw Dundalk do the double, Wexford Youths and Finn Harps replace Drogheda and Limerick, and Damien Duff move home.

Thursday 24 December, 2015

From The42 Can you guess where these Irish sports stars were born? Quiz

Can you guess where these Irish sports stars were born?

Some of these birthplaces might surprise you.

From The42 10 reasons why Jon Walters is an Irish sporting hero Legend

10 reasons why Jon Walters is an Irish sporting hero

2015 was most certainly the Stoke City man’s year after the heroics for the Boys in Green.

From The42 Zidane, Gilesy and Bob Marley all feature in new book about the home of Irish football Dalyer

Zidane, Gilesy and Bob Marley all feature in new book about the home of Irish football

We speak to Colin White about his book on the history of Dalymount Park.

Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From The42 ‘If they win it again next year, I don’t think there’d be any doubt that they’re the best ever’ End Of Season

‘If they win it again next year, I don’t think there’d be any doubt that they’re the best ever’

Gavin McLaughin has released a new book about Dundalk’s all-conquering season.

From The42 One of Ireland’s brightest young footballers has joined Arsenal One To Watch

One of Ireland’s brightest young footballers has joined Arsenal

Dubliner Katie McCabe has signed for the English heavyweights on a two-year deal from Shelbourne.

Saturday 19 December, 2015

From The42 Chelsea fans turn on players in support of Mourinho and the Premier League talking points After Thoughts

Chelsea fans turn on players in support of Mourinho and the Premier League talking points

Van Gaal’s days could be numbered, James McClean in trouble again and Leicester City hold onto top spot.

From The42 Hail Cesar! Celtic unveil statue of greatest ever captain McNeill Fitting Tribute

Hail Cesar! Celtic unveil statue of greatest ever captain McNeill

Legendary Lisbon Lion McNeill led the Hoops to the European Cup in 1967.

From The42 As it happened: Manchester United v Norwich City, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Manchester United v Norwich City, Premier League

Old Trafford hosted the Canaries as Louis van Gaal looked to get United’s title challenge back on track.

From The42 Former Match of the Day presenter Jimmy Hill passes away RIP

Former Match of the Day presenter Jimmy Hill passes away

The iconic broadcaster has died aged 87.

From The42 Will Leicester be top at Christmas and the other Premier League questions this weekend Talking Points

Will Leicester be top at Christmas and the other Premier League questions this weekend

Managerless Chelsea begin life without Mourinho, while Arsenal and Man City clash on Monday night.

Friday 18 December, 2015

From The42 Shane Long’s magical goal against Germany voted Ireland’s sporting moment of 2015 Our Survey Says...

Shane Long’s magical goal against Germany voted Ireland’s sporting moment of 2015

Results from an annual survey have been released.

Thursday 17 December, 2015

From The42 5 managers who could replace Jose Mourinho at Chelsea Next In Line?

5 managers who could replace Jose Mourinho at Chelsea

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will need to move fast to appoint the right man.

From The42 Suarez hat-trick sends Barcelona into the Fifa Club World Cup final Who Needs Messi? This post contains videos

Suarez hat-trick sends Barcelona into the Fifa Club World Cup final

The European champions will meet River Plate on Sunday.

From The42 Two backheels and bang! You really should see Reading’s brilliantly-worked team goal Special This post contains videos

Two backheels and bang! You really should see Reading’s brilliantly-worked team goal

Nick Blackman finished off the move but it couldn’t prevent the Royals from suffering defeat last night.

Wednesday 16 December, 2015

From The42 One Leicester fan is set for a 1000/1 win with the bookies if they’re top after this weekend Wager

One Leicester fan is set for a 1000/1 win with the bookies if they’re top after this weekend

It could be a very merry Christmas for him if results go their way over the next few days.

From The42 Ireland fans’ new favourite chant has made its way onto a deadly t-shirt Shake It Up Brady

Ireland fans’ new favourite chant has made its way onto a deadly t-shirt

You’ll be seeing a few of these knocking around France next summer.

From The42 McGregor to receive civic reception in Dublin after online petition reaches 18,000 Homecoming

McGregor to receive civic reception in Dublin after online petition reaches 18,000

Lord Mayor of Dublin Críona Ní Dhálaigh has invited the new UFC featherweight champion to City Hall.

Monday 14 December, 2015

From The42 ‘My work was betrayed’ – Mourinho launches attack on Chelsea players Lost The Dressing Room? This post contains videos

‘My work was betrayed’ – Mourinho launches attack on Chelsea players

The Blues boss was highly-critical of his under-performing stars in the wake of this evening’s defeat to Leicester.

From The42 Leicester return to the top after handing Chelsea a NINTH league defeat of the season Having A Party

Leicester return to the top after handing Chelsea a NINTH league defeat of the season

Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez were the Foxes goalscorers in a 2-1 win tonight.

Saturday 12 December, 2015

From The42 7 Ireland v Brazil battles that will be settled once and for all at UFC 194 Rivalry

7 Ireland v Brazil battles that will be settled once and for all at UFC 194

It’s not this weekend’s headline fight that is on the line here.

From The42 Teresa Mannion to corner Conor McGregor? It’s Comments of the Week They Said What?

Teresa Mannion to corner Conor McGregor? It’s Comments of the Week

Elsewhere, Daniel Sturridge returns to his ‘parent club’ and biblical.

Friday 11 December, 2015

From The42 Mourinho reacquainted with the Tinkerman and the Premier League talking points Old Rivals

Mourinho reacquainted with the Tinkerman and the Premier League talking points

Manchester City are without key players, Remi Garde faces his former employers and Van Gaal is under some pressure.