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#Back In The Game

# back-in-the-game - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

From 'fan girl' to first choice: Littlejohn making the most of her second coming

The Leicester City midfielder has thrived since being brought back in from the international wilderness.

# back-in-the-game - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

From The42 Ex-Irish international Chris Hughton back in management after landing Nottingham Forest job New Chapter

Ex-Irish international Chris Hughton back in management after landing Nottingham Forest job

The former Brighton and Newcastle boss has been confirmed as Sabri Lamouchi’s successor.

# back-in-the-game - Monday 28 September, 2020

Ireland left-back Cunningham completes return from injury with first Championship outing in a year

The Galway native played 90 minutes for Cardiff City on Saturday.

# back-in-the-game - Friday 21 August, 2020

Galway United appoint John Caulfield as new manager

The former Cork City boss takes over with the club mired near the foot of the First Divison.

Successful return from 18-month absence for former Ireland U21 captain

Tommie Hoban helped Aberdeen to get the better of St Johnstone in the Scottish Premiership.

# back-in-the-game - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Sacked ex-Watford boss makes return to management in La Liga

Javi Gracia, who guided Watford to the 2019 FA Cup final, has taken charge at Valencia.

# back-in-the-game - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

From The42 Jerry Flannery joins Premiership club Harlequins as lineout coach Specialist

Jerry Flannery joins Premiership club Harlequins as lineout coach

The 41-year-old left his role as forwards coach of Munster last year.

# back-in-the-game - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

A life in corporate banking beckoned before a twist of fate turned Alan Mathews' world upside down

The new St Patrick’s Athletic boss insists the club are taking a ‘collaborative approach’ with their management structure for this season.

# back-in-the-game - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Klinsmann installed as head coach of Bundesliga club

With Ante Covic sacked, the former Germany and US manager has been handed the Hertha Berlin job.

# back-in-the-game - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

The issues that Mourinho must address at Tottenham

After 11 months out of management, the Portuguese coach has returned to the Premier League.

# back-in-the-game - Friday 15 November, 2019

Sam Warburton named as part of Pivac's new Wales coaching staff

The 31-year-old will take up a role as technical advisor for defence and breakdown.

# back-in-the-game - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Roche earns first international call-up since 2017 as Ireland name squad for Euro qualifier

Glasgow City’s Clare Shine also returns ahead of the clash with Montenegro next month.

# back-in-the-game - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From The42 Kerry star O'Brien cleared for All-Ireland final after successful black card appeal Back In The Game This post contains videos

Kerry star O'Brien cleared for All-Ireland final after successful black card appeal

The Kenmare forward received the sanction in their Super 8s clash with Meath.

# back-in-the-game - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

From The42 Fury confirms second Las Vegas bout for September against unbeaten Swede Wallin Doss Vegas

Fury confirms second Las Vegas bout for September against unbeaten Swede Wallin

The Gypsy King returns to the ring with a rematch against Deontay Wilder on course for 2020.

# back-in-the-game - Monday 15 July, 2019

Mourinho targets return to management and hints at Bundesliga interest

The manger also discussed Inter’s Scudetto chances this year with Gazzetta dello Sport.

# back-in-the-game - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Ex-Ireland international agrees to 7th managerial gig in 4 years

John Sheridan has agreed to take charge of Chesterfield for the second time.

# back-in-the-game - Monday 24 December, 2018

Shamrock Rovers legend Cousins returning to management with the Hoops

The ex-Longford Town boss will be in charge of the club’s U17s in the National League.

# back-in-the-game - Friday 14 December, 2018

After 7 tough months out and a missed World Cup, Arsenal star insists his season starts now

Defender Laurent Koscielny made a successful comeback from injury in Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Qarabag.

# back-in-the-game - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Dublin's first All-Ireland winning manager takes over as Carlow ladies football boss

Carlow have announced the appointment of Donegal native Gerry McGill for the 2019 season.

# back-in-the-game - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Free agent Stephen Ireland earns short-term deal with Championship club

The 32-year-old midfielder has joined Bolton Wanderers.

# back-in-the-game - Sunday 30 September, 2018

The return of the man the UFC couldn't afford to live without

Conor McGregor doesn’t need the fight game. But the fight game needs him, writes Jeremy Botter.

# back-in-the-game - Friday 28 September, 2018

Former Italian PM Berlusconi returns to football after selling AC Milan

The 81-year-old has bought Serie C side Monza.

# back-in-the-game - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Ostracised former Pro Bowler who protested with Kaepernick finally lands at new NFL team

Eric Reid was the second NFL player to protest against police brutality and racial injustice during the anthem, joining then-teammate Colin Kaepernick.

# back-in-the-game - Friday 31 August, 2018

Rovers climb back up to a European spot with a comprehensive win over Bray

Goals from Ronan Finn, Dylan Watts and Brandon Miele guaranteed all three points for Stephen Bradley’s side.

# back-in-the-game - Friday 3 August, 2018

Return of the Mac! Conor McGregor booked to fight for UFC title in October

In his first MMA bout in two years, McGregor will take on lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

# back-in-the-game - Thursday 26 July, 2018

From The42 McGregor in talks to make UFC comeback, Khabib 'the most likely opponent' Back In The Game This post contains videos

McGregor in talks to make UFC comeback, Khabib 'the most likely opponent'

The former two-weight champion could return to the Octagon this year, according to his manager Audie Attar.

# back-in-the-game - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Home comforts! Cavaliers rout Celtics to cut series deficit to 2-1

After back-to-back defeats in Boston, the Cavaliers returned home to Cleveland and made a statement.

# back-in-the-game - Thursday 25 January, 2018

'Real champ' Diaz planning summer return but McGregor trilogy not on offer

Diaz hasn’t fought since suffering a majority-decision defeat to Conor McGregor in their August 2016 rematch.

# back-in-the-game - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Good news for Walters as he plays 90 minutes and scores in first outing in 4 months

The Ireland striker, who’s been out since August, came through 90 minutes of a friendly against Wigan.

# back-in-the-game - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Normal service resumes! Eli Manning returns as starting quarterback

The two-time Super Bowl champion was previously benched for the New York Giants.

# back-in-the-game - Thursday 30 November, 2017

He's back, baby! Tiger Woods shoots opening-round 69 in promising return

He’s been out of action since February.

# back-in-the-game - Monday 21 August, 2017

Ex-England manager Steve McClaren returns to football to link up with Jordi Cruyff

The former Newcastle United and Middlesbrough boss has joined Maccabi Tel-Aviv’s coaching staff.

# back-in-the-game - Friday 26 May, 2017

Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack

Jeremy Corbyn is expected to say that the war on terror has failed in a speech later day.

# back-in-the-game - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

An ex-FG TD who left the party over abortion may be on his way back into the fold

Terence Flanagan left Fine Gael for Renua but lost his Dáil seat.

# back-in-the-game - Monday 27 February, 2017

Brian Cowen has joined the board of a European think tank funded by big business

Ex-Taoiseach John Bruton has also joined the board of the Institute of International and European Affairs.

# back-in-the-game - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Former Celtic boss Tony Mowbray replaces Coyle at Blackburn

It hasn’t taken the Championship strugglers long find their seventh full-time manager since 2010.

# back-in-the-game - Thursday 12 January, 2017

2013 Munster final man-of-the-match is back for another year with Limerick

James Ryan was originally omitted when the Limerick panel was announced last year.

# back-in-the-game - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Egypt reopens its beef market to Irish farmers ending 17-year ban

Five firms have got the green light to export to the major consumer market.

# back-in-the-game - Friday 25 November, 2016

'I always felt sorry for the fans. They would never realise what is going on behind the scenes'

Former Ipswich goalkeeper Shane Supple discusses why he is back in football with Bohemians after quitting the game in 2009.

# back-in-the-game - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'I hope there will be another opportunity for me': McCarthy not giving up on Ireland future

The second row is returning to full fitness after an injury-plagued nine months.

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