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#Eric Cantona

# eric-cantona - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Lynn Ruane: Sport is part of the solution to address young men's mental health

Services such as the Breakthrough Programme in West Dublin can be a lifesaver for young men.

# eric-cantona - Thursday 29 August, 2019

From The42 'And so we will become eternal' - Cantona gives bizarre speech at Champions League draw The Seagulls Part 2 This post contains videos

'And so we will become eternal' - Cantona gives bizarre speech at Champions League draw

The Frenchman left guest baffled after saying a few words to mark receiving the Uefa President’s Award in Monaco.

# eric-cantona - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

From The42 'A man who refuses compromise' - Man United great Cantona to receive Uefa President's Award Recognised

'A man who refuses compromise' - Man United great Cantona to receive Uefa President's Award

The Frenchman will be honoured for putting ‘his heart and soul into supporting the causes he believes in’.

# eric-cantona - Monday 24 December, 2018

From The42 ‘You're in Limerick watching Match of the Day and 10 years later you're actually out there playing at Old Trafford’ Childhood Dream

‘You're in Limerick watching Match of the Day and 10 years later you're actually out there playing at Old Trafford’

Willie Boland played in the Premier League with Coventry and was named Cardiff’s Player of the Year in 2002.

# eric-cantona - Saturday 27 October, 2018

From The42 'You lose against Juventus and they have 70% possession... Could you imagine that with Ferguson?' Ooh Aah

'You lose against Juventus and they have 70% possession... Could you imagine that with Ferguson?'

Eric Cantona believes an ex-Manchester United player would be the ideal candidate to take the club forward.

# eric-cantona - Monday 11 June, 2018

From The42 Robbie Keane scores, Cantona returns to Old Trafford but England win Soccer Aid on penalties For A Good Cause This post contains videos

Robbie Keane scores, Cantona returns to Old Trafford but England win Soccer Aid on penalties

Neil from The Inbetweeners bagged the winning spot-kick as £5 million was raised for Unicef last night.

# eric-cantona - Saturday 19 May, 2018

From The42 'Cantona had the presence, just the way he stood. There was a period in the 90s when he was king' Paying The Penalty

'Cantona had the presence, just the way he stood. There was a period in the 90s when he was king'

In 1994, Gavin Peacock was part of a Chelsea side that undeservedly suffered at Wembley against Manchester United.

# eric-cantona - Thursday 25 January, 2018

From The42 'An Evening with Eric Cantona' is coming to Ireland King Eric

'An Evening with Eric Cantona' is coming to Ireland

The Manchester United great will attend an event at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre this October.

# eric-cantona - Monday 1 January, 2018

From The42 'Cantona lit the flame, but it was Keane who kept it burning for more than a decade' Champions

'Cantona lit the flame, but it was Keane who kept it burning for more than a decade'

In an extract from Jonathan Wilson’s new book on Man United. their great side of the 1990s is remembered.

# eric-cantona - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From The42 France coach Deschamps to sue Cantona for defamation Les Blues

France coach Deschamps to sue Cantona for defamation

The former Man United forward accused Deschamps of racial discrimination in his selection process for the national team.

# eric-cantona - Friday 24 November, 2017

From The42 'I don't know who is more ambitious than us. I don't know what you want': Jose defends approach Touching A Nerve

'I don't know who is more ambitious than us. I don't know what you want': Jose defends approach

The Manchester United boss is still dealing with criticism for what’s perceived by some as a defensive football style.

PSG cleverly hit back at Eric Cantona after he labels them a 'small club'

The club used the ex-footballer’s famous quote to put him back in his place.

# eric-cantona - Thursday 23 November, 2017

From The42 'He doesn't play for Paris, a small club': Cantona proposes United move for Pastore over Griezmann Wildcard

'He doesn't play for Paris, a small club': Cantona proposes United move for Pastore over Griezmann

The United legend prefers the PSG playmaker to the Atléti forward.

# eric-cantona - Friday 17 November, 2017

From The42 'You wonder a little why he has come to France, to play against Guingamp or Amiens' Unimpressed

'You wonder a little why he has come to France, to play against Guingamp or Amiens'

Neymar’s decision to swap Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain has baffled former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona.

# eric-cantona - Monday 9 October, 2017

From The42 Souness: I rejected chance to sign Schmeichel and Cantona for Liverpool Sliding Doors

Souness: I rejected chance to sign Schmeichel and Cantona for Liverpool

What might have been at Anfield?

# eric-cantona - Friday 8 September, 2017

From The42 Man Utd rejected chance to sign a 24-year-old Zidane in 1996 to keep Cantona happy Zizou

Man Utd rejected chance to sign a 24-year-old Zidane in 1996 to keep Cantona happy

Alex Ferguson did not want to upset Zidane’s countryman, says former chairman Martin Edwards.

# eric-cantona - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The42 Joey Barton: My ban more severe than Suarez, Terry and Cantona put together Way Harsh

Joey Barton: My ban more severe than Suarez, Terry and Cantona put together

The midfielder is planning to appeal against an 18-month ban for breaching betting rules and suggests he has been treated unfairly.

# eric-cantona - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The42 Cantona slams Deschamps: He is an accountant, not a visionary King Eric

Cantona slams Deschamps: He is an accountant, not a visionary

“Zizou, Zizou, please return. Your country needs you.”

# eric-cantona - Monday 5 December, 2016

Deschamps vows to take legal action against Cantona over racial slur

The former Manchester United striker’s comments caused uproar before the European Championships.

# eric-cantona - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From The42 Cantona's message to Mourinho: 'It could be worse, you could be coaching Sunderland' When The Seagulls This post contains videos

Cantona's message to Mourinho: 'It could be worse, you could be coaching Sunderland'

The Red Devils legend has urged patience with Mourinho.

# eric-cantona - Sunday 10 July, 2016

From The42 Cantona to Zlatan: You can be the prince of Manchester - but there is only one king Le Roi This post contains videos

Cantona to Zlatan: You can be the prince of Manchester - but there is only one king

“You decided to go red. It is the best choice you ever made.”

# eric-cantona - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge You need to see Eric Cantona belting out the 'Will Grigg's On Fire' chant Your Defence Is Terrified

You need to see Eric Cantona belting out the 'Will Grigg's On Fire' chant

The moment we’ve all been waiting for, really.

# eric-cantona - Sunday 29 May, 2016

From The42 Cantona: 'Deschamps should feel flattered: Ryan Gosling is Mormon and is the fantasy of every woman' Sardines In The Sea

Cantona: 'Deschamps should feel flattered: Ryan Gosling is Mormon and is the fantasy of every woman'

Deschamps has threatened the Man Utd legend with legal action.

# eric-cantona - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From The42 Cantona: 'I love Mourinho but I don't think he is Manchester United' Red Alert

Cantona: 'I love Mourinho but I don't think he is Manchester United'

The United legend has concerns about the style of football the ex-Chelsea boss will bring to Old Trafford.

From The42 Cantona: The madness of the King L'enfant Terrible

Cantona: The madness of the King

On Eric Cantona’s 50th birthday, we look back on that night at Selhurst Park and how it came to define him.

# eric-cantona - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

From The42 'It's a sad day for United': When the club waved goodbye to their King Anniversary

'It's a sad day for United': When the club waved goodbye to their King

It’s 20 years since Eric Cantona announced his retirement from football at the age of 30.

# eric-cantona - Friday 6 May, 2016

From The42 De Rossi on Roy Keane: 'He's my absolute hero - the 16 on my shirt is dedicated to him' Sweet Sixteen

De Rossi on Roy Keane: 'He's my absolute hero - the 16 on my shirt is dedicated to him'

The Roma midfielder also identified Eric Cantona and Roberto Baggio as his favourite footballers.

# eric-cantona - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From The42 Eric Cantona is NOT making a return to football Legend

Eric Cantona is NOT making a return to football

The former Manchester United idol starred at Marseille as a player between 1988 and 1991.

# eric-cantona - Saturday 2 April, 2016

From The42 21 years ago, a Man United prospect with a remarkable right-foot made his league debut Anniversary

21 years ago, a Man United prospect with a remarkable right-foot made his league debut

His first senior appearance came in 1992 but David Beckham was made to wait for his top-flight chance.

# eric-cantona - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

From The42 Ryan Giggs has chosen the best XI he's played with & included two Irishmen Pub Debate

Ryan Giggs has chosen the best XI he's played with & included two Irishmen

The current Manchester United assistant manager selected one player that’s still at the club.

# eric-cantona - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Eric Cantona has posed naked alongside his fully clothed wife

“For once it’s not the women who are naked.”

# eric-cantona - Monday 12 October, 2015

From The42 'The next day he told the players that Roy Keane would never come back to Man United again' Fergie

'The next day he told the players that Roy Keane would never come back to Man United again'

The BBC documentary on Sir Alex Ferguson offered some pretty interesting anecdotes.

From The42 Ferguson reveals reasons for keeping 'amazing' Cantona after kung-fu kick MUFC

Ferguson reveals reasons for keeping 'amazing' Cantona after kung-fu kick

The former Manchester United manager spoke about the incident during a BBC documentary which aired last night.

# eric-cantona - Friday 2 October, 2015

From The42 Alex Ferguson explains 'four world-class players' at Manchester United claim Clarification

Alex Ferguson explains 'four world-class players' at Manchester United claim

The former Old Trafford boss admits his criteria was based around “creative players”.

# eric-cantona - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

From The42 Here's the incredible letter Sir Alex Ferguson sent Eric Cantona when he left Man United Au Revoir

Here's the incredible letter Sir Alex Ferguson sent Eric Cantona when he left Man United

In August 1997, Fergie corresponded emotionally with his former star months after he retired from the game.

# eric-cantona - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From The42 Feeling 'haunted' by Darron Gibson and 4 other things we learned from Alex Ferguson's latest book Revelations

Feeling 'haunted' by Darron Gibson and 4 other things we learned from Alex Ferguson's latest book

The former Man United boss has a new book coming out.

From The42 Former Man United star Eric Cantona promises to house and feed refugees The King

# eric-cantona - Friday 18 September, 2015

From The42 There's no room for 2 Irish legends in Juan Mata's all-time Man United XI Opinion

There's no room for 2 Irish legends in Juan Mata's all-time Man United XI

Eric Cantona, Bobby Charlton and Peter Schmeichel make the cut, however.

# eric-cantona - Thursday 6 August, 2015

From The42 The 5 best moments from the Premier League's opening days Memory Lane

The 5 best moments from the Premier League's opening days

From Brian Deane to Gustavo Poyet via the magic of Fabrizio Ravanelli.

# eric-cantona - Monday 20 July, 2015

From The42 Van Gaal's decision to sell Valdes leads to questions about his man-management Analysis

Van Gaal's decision to sell Valdes leads to questions about his man-management

Sergio Romero and Jasper Cillessen have been mooted as replacements but why are United scrambling to make another signing?

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