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#Big call

# big-call - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 Irish referee in the spotlight after NY Red Bulls snatch controversial winner in Hudson River derby Big Call This post contains videos

Irish referee in the spotlight after NY Red Bulls snatch controversial winner in Hudson River derby

Alan Kelly appeared to overrule his linesman in a sequence of play, which led to the home side’s crucial second-half goal.

# big-call - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From The42 'He has played 10 games in a row' - Sarri defends benching Hazard for Europa League tie Big Call

'He has played 10 games in a row' - Sarri defends benching Hazard for Europa League tie

The Belgian was introduced for Willian in the second half of their first-leg draw against Eintracht Frankfurt.

# big-call - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

From The42 'If Tadhg hadn't stayed down, the referee might not have reversed the penalty' Big Call

'If Tadhg hadn't stayed down, the referee might not have reversed the penalty'

Conor Murray believes Pascal Gauzere was correct to reverse a pivotal penalty in Munster’s favour at Murrayfield on Saturday.

# big-call - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

From The42 James Ryan set to start for Ireland as McGrath and Carbery make the bench Big Calls

James Ryan set to start for Ireland as McGrath and Carbery make the bench

Josh van der Flier appears to have won the race to start on the openside.

# big-call - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From The42 Former United defender: 'Lukaku can beat Ronaldo’s scoring record in season one' 31

Former United defender: 'Lukaku can beat Ronaldo’s scoring record in season one'

The striker has enjoyed a productive opening to his time at Old Trafford, and Mikael Silvestre has tipped him for bigger things.

# big-call - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From The42 2011 All-Ireland football winning boss Pat Gilroy named new Dublin hurling manager Big Call

2011 All-Ireland football winning boss Pat Gilroy named new Dublin hurling manager

Gilroy will turn his attention to the small ball on a three-year term.

# big-call - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From The42 'Is he going to make the tackle anyway?' Sexton and Leinster left to ponder massive TMO call in Lyon 10 Point Swing

'Is he going to make the tackle anyway?' Sexton and Leinster left to ponder massive TMO call in Lyon

Fergus McFadden cut through a gap that looked set to give Leinster a lead in Lyon.

# big-call - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

From The42 No decision from Schmidt as Heaslip urges Ireland boss to stay for 2019 Big Call

No decision from Schmidt as Heaslip urges Ireland boss to stay for 2019

Schmidt is considering a return to his native New Zealand next summer.

# big-call - Monday 8 August, 2016

From The42 'He has embarrassed him in front of his supporters' - criticism of Mourinho's Mata decision Big Call

'He has embarrassed him in front of his supporters' - criticism of Mourinho's Mata decision

BBC pundit Danny Murphy didn’t think the decision was right from the Manchester United boss.

# big-call - Friday 17 June, 2016

From The42 With Walters missing, who will come into the Ireland team to face Belgium? Big Call

With Walters missing, who will come into the Ireland team to face Belgium?

Martin O’Neill must weigh up which of his players would be best-suited to replacing the injured forward.

# big-call - Monday 13 June, 2016

From The42 Walters named in Ireland's team to face Sweden at Euro 2016 First XI

Walters named in Ireland's team to face Sweden at Euro 2016

The starting line-up as been announced ahead of kick-off.

# big-call - Monday 9 May, 2016

From The42 'I thought it was a mistake on Diarmuid's behalf' - Waterford boss on late free Big Call

'I thought it was a mistake on Diarmuid's behalf' - Waterford boss on late free

Should Tony Kelly have been awarded a free? Derek McGrath didn’t think so.

# big-call - Friday 18 March, 2016

From The42 Schmidt to decide on his future with Ireland after South Africa tour Family Matters

Schmidt to decide on his future with Ireland after South Africa tour

The Ireland head coach must make a call on whether to extend his contract until 2019.

# big-call - Thursday 24 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Impossible 'Would You Rather' Irish Christmas Food Quiz Big Decisions

The Impossible 'Would You Rather' Irish Christmas Food Quiz

You have some hypothetical calls to make. And they are not easy.

# big-call - Sunday 13 December, 2015

From The42 This is the penalty Anthony Foley was furious about after Munster's defeat Controversy

This is the penalty Anthony Foley was furious about after Munster's defeat

Romain Poite left the Munster coach deeply annoyed.

# big-call - Saturday 12 December, 2015

From The42 Munster coach Foley says referee Poite's decision was 'nothing short of a disgrace' Big Call

Munster coach Foley says referee Poite's decision was 'nothing short of a disgrace'

The southern province’s head coach was deeply unhappy after his side’s 31-19 defeat at Thomond Park.

# big-call - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From The42 England captain Robshaw says final penalty call 'comes down to myself' Big Call

England captain Robshaw says final penalty call 'comes down to myself'

England had a late penalty they could have kicked at the posts.

# big-call - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From The42 'I know it was a contentious decision. Would I have given a penalty? I am not sure.' Big Call

'I know it was a contentious decision. Would I have given a penalty? I am not sure.'

The Kerry forward saw his side get a stroke of luck in the drawn game and then they capitalised in the replay.

# big-call - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From The42 Carragher and Ince have picked their all-time Ireland XIs -- and there's one very big omission Controversial

Carragher and Ince have picked their all-time Ireland XIs -- and there's one very big omission

On the back of their all-time Liverpool-Man United side, they’ve had a crack at the best-ever Irish team.

# big-call - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Ronan Mullen reckons most politicians will vote NO in the same-sex marriage referendum Big Call This post contains videos

Ronan Mullen reckons most politicians will vote NO in the same-sex marriage referendum

The independent senator will be voting No and guesses that most of his colleagues will join him.

# big-call - Friday 20 March, 2015

From The42 Ince: Gerrard is like a comfort blanket - and I'd play him against United Big Call

Ince: Gerrard is like a comfort blanket - and I'd play him against United

Liverpool are in form, but can Rodgers really afford to leave Gerrard out?

# big-call - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From The42 A former England international's son has opted to declare for Ireland Big Call

A former England international's son has opted to declare for Ireland

Martin Keown’s young lad is in Noel King’s latest U21 squad.

# big-call - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The42 English optimism grows as reports suggest Raheem Sterling will start against Italy Big Call

English optimism grows as reports suggest Raheem Sterling will start against Italy

Liverpool youngster given the nod by Roy Hodgson and expected to play behind Daniel Sturridge.

# big-call - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From The42 McIlroy still undecided between Ireland and Great Britain for 2016 Olympics Big Call

McIlroy still undecided between Ireland and Great Britain for 2016 Olympics

Fellow Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell warns that it’s ‘a very touchy subject.’

# big-call - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Luis Nani's controversial red card, Fergie's apoplectic reaction Big Call This post contains videos

VIDEO: Luis Nani's controversial red card, Fergie's apoplectic reaction

Manchester United were not happy following the referee’s game-changing decision.

# big-call - Monday 1 August, 2011

From The42 Poll: who do you think will be crowned All-Ireland football champions? Big Call This post contains a poll

Poll: who do you think will be crowned All-Ireland football champions?

We’re down to the final five in the race for September glory. Who do you fancy to take Sam?