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Thursday 15 April, 2021

Blocking middle seats on planes reduces virus risk by half, study suggests
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Blocking middle seats on planes reduces virus risk by half, study suggests

Apr 15th 2021, 8:06 AM 16,719 Views 41 Comments

Airlines don’t agree, they argue that filters and air-flow systems on most planes make them safe when passengers wear face masks.

Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Liverpool knocked out of Champions League after Real Madrid stalemate
# Report
From The42
# Report

Liverpool knocked out of Champions League after Real Madrid stalemate

Apr 14th 2021, 9:53 PM 26,707 Views 50 Comments

A 3-1 first-leg loss proved costly for the Reds.

Paul Pogba to star in Amazon documentary series
# Closer Look
From The42
# Closer Look

Paul Pogba to star in Amazon documentary series

Apr 14th 2021, 8:16 PM 8,209 Views 12 Comments

The Pogmentary will follow the life of the France international, giving a unique insight into his life on and off the pitch and will air in 2022.

Reluctant superstar Rachael Blackmore on the crest of a wave after National heroics
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Reluctant superstar Rachael Blackmore on the crest of a wave after National heroics

Apr 14th 2021, 7:45 PM 4,994 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s still hard to process it all, to be honest. It’s been unbelievable.’

Rangers' Kamara 'vindicated' but lawyer claims Kudela should be banned for one year
# UEFA
From The42
# UEFA

Rangers' Kamara 'vindicated' but lawyer claims Kudela should be banned for one year

Updated Apr 14th 2021, 7:34 PM 5,799 Views 5 Comments

The Slavia Prague defender was given a 10-game ban being found guilty of racist behaviour towards the Ibrox midfielder.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says red background has affected Man United's home form
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says red background has affected Man United's home form

Apr 14th 2021, 5:38 PM 9,676 Views 15 Comments

Tuesday marked 25 years to the day since Sir Alex Ferguson famously ordered his players to change from their grey kit to a blue-and-white strip midway through a 3-1 loss.

US climate envoy John Kerry travels to China ahead of global summit
# Climate Summit
# Climate Summit

US climate envoy John Kerry travels to China ahead of global summit

Apr 14th 2021, 8:06 AM 6,578 Views 21 Comments

The first major international climate discussions by a US leader in more than four years will take place later this month.

Victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA bombings publish own report on compensation bid
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA bombings publish own report on compensation bid

Apr 14th 2021, 7:05 AM 11,068 Views 22 Comments

The UK government refused to publish a Foreign Office ordered probe into efforts to secure payouts for the injured and bereaved.

Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Sam Allardyce says VAR is becoming a laughing stock
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Sam Allardyce says VAR is becoming a laughing stock

Apr 13th 2021, 7:12 PM 3,710 Views 2 Comments

Another controversial decision was made in West Brom’s 3-0 win against Southampton.

Sunday 11 April, 2021

'Maybe I will play the same team in Dortmund' - Pep Guardiola on Leeds selection choices
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'Maybe I will play the same team in Dortmund' - Pep Guardiola on Leeds selection choices

Apr 11th 2021, 11:03 PM 7,951 Views 6 Comments

The Premier League leaders came unstuck for only the second time in 29 games in all competitions on Saturday.

Forgotten man at Everton wants to 'make history' after nearly 2 years out
# Return
From The42
# Return

Forgotten man at Everton wants to 'make history' after nearly 2 years out

Apr 11th 2021, 7:07 PM 15,556 Views 2 Comments

Jean-Philippe Gbamin has spoken of his desire to make his mark for the Toffees.

Rangers move a step closer to invincible Premiership campaign
# Hard To Beat
From The42
# Hard To Beat

Rangers move a step closer to invincible Premiership campaign

Apr 11th 2021, 5:38 PM 6,540 Views 3 Comments

Joe Aribo and Ryan Kent scored in the win over Hibernian.

Highly rated 19-year-old will get 'all the opportunities that he needs' at Arsenal
# Hot Prospect
From The42
# Hot Prospect

Highly rated 19-year-old will get 'all the opportunities that he needs' at Arsenal

Apr 11th 2021, 4:40 PM 8,531 Views 1 Comment

Mikel Arteta has tipped Gabriel Martinelli for a bright future at the club.

Ronald Koeman fumes over referee's display in El Clasico
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

Ronald Koeman fumes over referee's display in El Clasico

Apr 11th 2021, 4:17 PM 6,094 Views 0 Comments

The Dutch coach walked out of one television interview after the match.

8 goals in 9 games for Jesse Lingard as West Ham's brilliant season continues
# Rejuvenation
From The42
# Rejuvenation

8 goals in 9 games for Jesse Lingard as West Ham's brilliant season continues

Apr 11th 2021, 4:01 PM 6,185 Views 8 Comments

The Man United loanee helped the Hammers beat Leicester and move into the top four.

Saturday 10 April, 2021

Klopp: Alexander-Arnold has nothing to prove
# Support
From The42
# Support

Klopp: Alexander-Arnold has nothing to prove

Apr 10th 2021, 9:37 PM 4,738 Views 24 Comments

The Liverpool defender has struggled for form but hit a late winner against Aston Villa today.

Former Big Brother contestant Nikki Grahame dies aged 38
# Nikki Grahame
# Nikki Grahame

Former Big Brother contestant Nikki Grahame dies aged 38

Apr 10th 2021, 6:46 PM 181,313 Views 28 Comments

She appeared on the reality show in 2006.

Ash pours down on Caribbean island after volcanic explosion
# La Soufriere
# La Soufriere

Ash pours down on Caribbean island after volcanic explosion

Apr 10th 2021, 3:32 PM 21,057 Views 7 Comments

The volcano, which last erupted in 1979, kept rumbling as experts warned that explosive eruptions could continue for days.

Stuart Dallas hits last-minute winner as 10-man Leeds shock Manchester City
# Bielsa Ball
From The42
# Bielsa Ball

Stuart Dallas hits last-minute winner as 10-man Leeds shock Manchester City

Apr 10th 2021, 2:55 PM 6,801 Views 12 Comments

Liam Cooper was dismissed in the final minute of the first half for a poor challenge on Gabriel Jesus.

Rory McIlroy misses cut at the Masters, Justin Rose maintains narrow lead
# As It Stands
From The42
# As It Stands

Rory McIlroy misses cut at the Masters, Justin Rose maintains narrow lead

Apr 10th 2021, 12:54 AM 31,501 Views 33 Comments

Defending champion Dustin Johnson also made an early exit at Augusta National.

Friday 9 April, 2021

Pep Guardiola: I would be happy to see Sergio Aguero face Man City next season
# Pep Talk
From The42
# Pep Talk

Pep Guardiola: I would be happy to see Sergio Aguero face Man City next season

Apr 9th 2021, 11:18 PM 4,382 Views 2 Comments

It was announced last week Aguero, City’s record goalscorer, would leave the club when his contract expired in the summer.

Former Shamrock Rovers star scores first goal since move to Scotland
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Former Shamrock Rovers star scores first goal since move to Scotland

Apr 9th 2021, 11:11 PM 7,546 Views 2 Comments

Aaron McEneff was on target as Hearts moved to within two points of the title.

Kop legend Dalglish dreaming of another Anfield miracle against Real
# King Kenny
From The42
# King Kenny

Kop legend Dalglish dreaming of another Anfield miracle against Real

Apr 9th 2021, 11:05 PM 6,583 Views 2 Comments

Liverpool are 3-1 down against Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals.

Rory McIlroy encouraged to take a break as early Masters exit beckons
# Off Form
From The42
# Off Form

Rory McIlroy encouraged to take a break as early Masters exit beckons

Apr 9th 2021, 10:57 PM 9,574 Views 4 Comments

The 31-year-old carded an opening 76 at Augusta National and played the first 10 holes of round two in four over par to fall well outside the projected cut.

Ismaila Sarr at the double as Watford take step closer to Premier League return
# Wat-a-win
From The42
# Wat-a-win

Ismaila Sarr at the double as Watford take step closer to Premier League return

Apr 9th 2021, 10:12 PM 2,350 Views 0 Comments

The Hornets were 2-0 winners at home to Reading.

Alan McManus announces retirement after defeat in qualifiers
# End Game
From The42
# End Game

Alan McManus announces retirement after defeat in qualifiers

Apr 9th 2021, 8:42 PM 4,249 Views 1 Comment

The former world number six was beaten 6-3 by Chinese teenager Bai Langning.

PSNI rules out involvement of loyalist paramilitaries in orchestrating recent violence
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

PSNI rules out involvement of loyalist paramilitaries in orchestrating recent violence

Apr 9th 2021, 5:41 PM 14,257 Views 33 Comments

The PSNI have said they do not believe the violence was ‘sanctioned and organised by prescribed organisations’.

Thursday 8 April, 2021

Tuchel says Mount is now 'key player' for Chelsea following first Champions League goal
# Stepping Up
From The42
# Stepping Up

Tuchel says Mount is now 'key player' for Chelsea following first Champions League goal

Apr 8th 2021, 10:49 AM 3,570 Views 5 Comments

The 22-year-old opened the scoring against Porto with a memorable strike.

Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Dublin Euro 2020 games in fresh doubt as FAI tell Uefa they cannot provide assurances on crowd numbers
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

Dublin Euro 2020 games in fresh doubt as FAI tell Uefa they cannot provide assurances on crowd numbers

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 5:00 PM 17,612 Views 33 Comments

Dublin is due to host three Group E games as well one of the ties in the knock-out stage.

Arsenal's Kieran Tierney out for up to 6 weeks with knee injury
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Arsenal's Kieran Tierney out for up to 6 weeks with knee injury

Apr 7th 2021, 3:19 PM 1,833 Views 0 Comments

The Scotland full-back limped off before half-time against Liverpool on Saturday.

Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Jurgen Klopp accepts defeat but criticises referee over Sadio Mane call
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

Jurgen Klopp accepts defeat but criticises referee over Sadio Mane call

Apr 6th 2021, 11:52 PM 9,412 Views 11 Comments

The Liverpool manager felt the attacker was denied a free-kick and judged as a ‘diver’ by official Felix Brych.

Officer charged with murder of George Floyd had been trained to use minimum force, US court told
# Trial
# Trial

Officer charged with murder of George Floyd had been trained to use minimum force, US court told

Apr 6th 2021, 10:52 PM 13,909 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death last year.

Liverpool left with Champions League mountain to climb after defeat in Madrid
# Report
From The42
# Report

Liverpool left with Champions League mountain to climb after defeat in Madrid

Apr 6th 2021, 9:55 PM 33,337 Views 57 Comments

A brace from Vinícius Júnior and another goal from Marco Asensio has the Spanish side in control of the tie.

Celtic may have to wait on Eddie Howe
# Wanted
From The42
# Wanted

Celtic may have to wait on Eddie Howe

Apr 6th 2021, 9:05 PM 14,952 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, Dominic McKay will work with his retiring predecessor Peter Lawwell from 19 April after his early exit from the Scottish Rugby Union was confirmed.

'It was nothing to do with the defeat' - Thomas Tuchel on Chelsea duo's training ground bust-up
# Spat
From The42
# Spat

'It was nothing to do with the defeat' - Thomas Tuchel on Chelsea duo's training ground bust-up

Apr 6th 2021, 8:31 PM 5,649 Views 0 Comments

Antonio Rudiger and Kepa Arrizabalaga were at loggerheads, but the manager says the issue is now resolved.

Sunday 4 April, 2021

Rashford and Greenwood inspire United comeback against Brighton
# Bright Young Things
From The42
# Bright Young Things

Rashford and Greenwood inspire United comeback against Brighton

Apr 4th 2021, 9:31 PM 26,453 Views 32 Comments

Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood scored for United as they defeated Brighton 2-1.

Ireland's tormentor ends 21-game barren run in Premier League, but Fulham stunned by late show
# Mixed Fortunes
From The42
# Mixed Fortunes

Ireland's tormentor ends 21-game barren run in Premier League, but Fulham stunned by late show

Apr 4th 2021, 6:27 PM 6,718 Views 3 Comments

Having starred against Stephen Kenny’s men, Aleksandar Mitrovic netted in the top flight for the first time since September.

Andy North backs Bryson DeChambeau to ‘lap the field’ at Masters
# Big Hitter
From The42
# Big Hitter

Andy North backs Bryson DeChambeau to ‘lap the field’ at Masters

Apr 4th 2021, 4:22 PM 5,461 Views 1 Comment

North feels the big-hitting American will get his hands on a green jacket in the future.

Harry Kane moves top of scoring charts as Arsenal loanee leaves Tottenham frustrated
# Point Apiece
From The42
# Point Apiece

Harry Kane moves top of scoring charts as Arsenal loanee leaves Tottenham frustrated

Apr 4th 2021, 4:02 PM 7,329 Views 9 Comments

Joe Willock came off the bench to hand Newcastle a Premier League lifeline.

Rory McIlroy ‘needs to go back to the basic fundamentals’
# Advice
From The42
# Advice

Rory McIlroy ‘needs to go back to the basic fundamentals’

Apr 4th 2021, 2:21 PM 4,697 Views 1 Comment

Butch Harmon believes the Northern Irishman was wrong to chase the monstrous length being achieved by Bryson DeChambeau.