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#Claim

# claim - Saturday 1 April, 2017

From The42 'Dembele a genius like Maradona and Ronaldinho' Claim

'Dembele a genius like Maradona and Ronaldinho'

Mauricio Pochettino believes the Spurs star has qualities that are akin to two of the game’s greats.

# claim - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From The42 Stoke striker Berahino claims spiked drink led to eight-week drugs ban Claim

Stoke striker Berahino claims spiked drink led to eight-week drugs ban

The 23-year-old was banned by the FA last year.

From The42 Pique's Madrid comments 'a mistake' - La Liga boss Claim

Pique's Madrid comments 'a mistake' - La Liga boss

The Barcelona defender made some controversial remarks about the club’s rivals during the week.

# claim - Saturday 25 March, 2017

From The42 Wiggins vows to 'shock a few people' over doping claims Claim

Wiggins vows to 'shock a few people' over doping claims

The former Team Sky rider added he would have “a lot to say” when UK Anti-Doping finished its investigation.

# claim - Thursday 23 March, 2017

FG TD feels 'vindicated' after ruling says he didn't defame Sinn Féin TDs in Dáil Alan Farrell This post contains videos

FG TD feels 'vindicated' after ruling says he didn't defame Sinn Féin TDs in Dáil

The Committee on Procedure ruled that Alan Farrell didn’t breach Dáil privilege.

# claim - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

From The42 Mourinho: Manchester United lack 'super personalities' like Keane Claim

Mourinho: Manchester United lack 'super personalities' like Keane

The manager has suggested he signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic to compensate for this problem.

# claim - Monday 20 March, 2017

Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport

The airline was fined €250,000 for breaching health and safety laws.

# claim - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From The42 Prandelli turned down Leicester over Ranieri sacking Claim

Prandelli turned down Leicester over Ranieri sacking

The former Italy coach has confirmed that he turned down the chance to manage the Premier League champions.

# claim - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

From The42 'Neymar would not make Brazil ’70 side' Claim

'Neymar would not make Brazil ’70 side'

The Barcelona ace would struggle to get onto the bench of the team that were crowned kings of the world nearly 50 years ago, according to Gerson.

# claim - Saturday 11 March, 2017

From The42 'Our goalkeeping situation is as good as possible' - Klopp rules out Liverpool move for Hart Claim

'Our goalkeeping situation is as good as possible' - Klopp rules out Liverpool move for Hart

The Reds have been strongly linked with the Manchester City loanee.

# claim - Saturday 4 March, 2017

From The42 'I don't like to speak after matches about what happened during matches' Claim

'I don't like to speak after matches about what happened during matches'

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho chose not to blame referee Kevin Friend for the Old Trafford draw against 10-man Bournemouth.

# claim - Friday 3 March, 2017

From The42 'Liverpool need a Roy Keane' Claim

'Liverpool need a Roy Keane'

Former Reds defender Phil Thompson has slammed the attitude of the club’s squad and called for the team to buy a new core in the transfer market.

# claim - Monday 27 February, 2017

From The42 'Gabbiadini strike would not have been disallowed... if he played for Man United' Claim

'Gabbiadini strike would not have been disallowed... if he played for Man United'

The Italian’s opener was wrongly ruled out, with Saints legend Matt Le Tissier calling the decision “disgusting”.

# claim - Saturday 25 February, 2017

From The42 'Madrid would be crazy to pay Bale money for Alli' Claim

'Madrid would be crazy to pay Bale money for Alli'

Michel Salgado has doubts about the midfielder’s mentality and believes a deal should only be done if the asking price comes down.

# claim - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From The42 Fifa says no 'true evidence' of brain injury risk in football Claim

Fifa says no 'true evidence' of brain injury risk in football

A British study said professional footballers are at heightened risk of developing a brain disease.

# claim - Monday 13 February, 2017

Man who claimed he was injured after being trapped in Luas door loses €60,000 claim

From the the CCTV video the judge said she had been unable to find any evidence of negligence on the part of the defendant.

# claim - Sunday 12 February, 2017

From The42 'Very defensive' Chelsea will win Premier League, says Mourinho Claim

'Very defensive' Chelsea will win Premier League, says Mourinho

The Red Devils have maintained their strong run of form, but the manager chose to aim a dig at the current league leaders.

# claim - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From The42 Gunners legend says Mesut Ozil wouldn't have made Arsenal's 'Invincibles' team Claim

Gunners legend says Mesut Ozil wouldn't have made Arsenal's 'Invincibles' team

The Germany international wouldn’t have started for the 2003/04 side, according to Martin Keown

# claim - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

From The42 Reasons behind Ronnie O'Sullivan's 'robot' interview revealed Perturbed This post contains videos

Reasons behind Ronnie O'Sullivan's 'robot' interview revealed

The snooker legend has suggested he will no longer give frank or in-depth interviews to the media.

# claim - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From The42 Liverpool's title hopes all but over, says Carragher Claim This post contains videos

Liverpool's title hopes all but over, says Carragher

The Sky Sports pundit thinks Chelsea’s main title rivals are close to giving up the chase.

# claim - Sunday 29 January, 2017

From The42 Floyd Mayweather says Conor McGregor fight 'likely to happen' Claim

Floyd Mayweather says Conor McGregor fight 'likely to happen'

A potential bout between the two fighters has been heavily discussed in recent months.

# claim - Friday 27 January, 2017

From The42 Family of ex-Ireland star Jimmy Conway say his dementia was caused by heading the ball Claim

Family of ex-Ireland star Jimmy Conway say his dementia was caused by heading the ball

He was part of the Fulham team that were runners-up in the 1975 FA Cup.

# claim - Thursday 26 January, 2017

From The42 'Being a team player stopped Rooney reaching Ronaldo level' Claim

'Being a team player stopped Rooney reaching Ronaldo level'

Rio Ferdinand played with both men at Manchester United, with the now Real Madrid forward boasting “an absolute desire to be the best”.

From The42 Wenger admits Xhaka is 'not naturally a great tackler' Claim

Wenger admits Xhaka is 'not naturally a great tackler'

The Arsenal midfielder’s disciplinary issues continue to provide cause for concern.

# claim - Monday 23 January, 2017

From The42 'I was offered triple my salary to leave Arsenal but said no' Claim

'I was offered triple my salary to leave Arsenal but said no'

Thierry Henry “understands” why some players would consider switching clubs for a wage hike.

# claim - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From The42 Carlos Tevez fit enough for China, not Argentina Claim

Carlos Tevez fit enough for China, not Argentina

“I had to be 100%, and I could not be just 99%,” he told Boca Juniors fans.

# claim - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From The42 'Chinese Super League can rival Premier League' Claim

'Chinese Super League can rival Premier League'

Oscar feels the country’s football standard will only get better with further investment.

# claim - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From The42 'I don't regret Real Madrid move despite lack of opportunities' Claim

'I don't regret Real Madrid move despite lack of opportunities'

Martin Odegaard was tipped for stardom when he burst onto the scene but he has since joined Heerenveen on loan.

# claim - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From The42 'Zidane smarter than Benitez over Ronaldo' Claim

'Zidane smarter than Benitez over Ronaldo'

Bixente Lizarazu has heaped praise on his compatriot, and believes he leads by example in the Merengue dressing room

# claim - Friday 30 December, 2016

From The42 Ibrahimovic: Cristiano Ronaldo is not a natural talent Claim

Ibrahimovic: Cristiano Ronaldo is not a natural talent

The Manchester United attacker was asked what separates the Real Madrid star from his namesake and Ronaldinho.

# claim - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Boy who cut his knee after tripping over 'vandalised' water meter awarded €12,500

Finn Wallace was playing outside his aunt’s house when his foot was caught in an uncovered and broken water meter.

# claim - Saturday 3 December, 2016

From The42 Wiggins must resolve steroid use controversy: Froome Claim

Wiggins must resolve steroid use controversy: Froome

“Those are questions for Brad to answer about what happened back then.”

# claim - Monday 28 November, 2016

From The42 'Support for an all-Ireland soccer team is growing' Claim

'Support for an all-Ireland soccer team is growing'

Sinn Féin are hopeful that a move will happen in the near future.

# claim - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From The42 Rodgers: Suarez should not have had a penalty Claim

Rodgers: Suarez should not have had a penalty

The Barca striker was clever to win a penalty – but it should not have been given, according to the Celtic boss.

# claim - Friday 18 November, 2016

From The42 Mourinho: Wenger has more respect than me despite not winning Premier League title for 18 years Claim

Mourinho: Wenger has more respect than me despite not winning Premier League title for 18 years

The United manager has complained at a lack of respect from the media after comparing his record to that of the Arsenal boss.

# claim - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From The42 Ex-Derry City midfielder 'deserves' to be considered for Ireland call Claim

Ex-Derry City midfielder 'deserves' to be considered for Ireland call

Southend United manager Phil Brown believes his player could make the step up to international level.

From The42 Wayne Rooney is not finished - Gary Neville Defence

Wayne Rooney is not finished - Gary Neville

The former Manchester United defender believes the Red Devils star still has a role to play at the Premier League club, if he can adapt

# claim - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From The42 'We have been playing with nine men for the last eight years' Claim

'We have been playing with nine men for the last eight years'

The RTÉ pundit feels James McCarthy and Glenn Whelan are liabilities to the Irish team.

# claim - Saturday 22 October, 2016

From The42 'Manchester City should sign Carrick in January' Claim

'Manchester City should sign Carrick in January'

Tim Sherwood feels “Manchester United’s Andrea Pirlo” would be an upgrade on Fernando and Fernandinho.

# claim - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

From The42 I've never come across doping in rugby - Dan Carter Claim

I've never come across doping in rugby - Dan Carter

“I have full trust that the authorities are making sure that this game is kept clean,” he added.