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# football - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

From The42 Five substitutes option extended to next season Replacements

Five substitutes option extended to next season

The IFAB Board says each league will have to decide if they want to continue the recently introduced rule.

# football - Monday 13 July, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember Jack Charlton's tenure as Republic of Ireland manager?

The beloved figure within Irish football passed away at the age of 85 over the weekend.

# football - Saturday 11 July, 2020

'A legacy of outstanding leadership': Tributes paid to Ireland legend Jack Charlton

The Englishman who guided Ireland to the quarter-finals of Italia 90 died yesterday aged 85.

# football - Thursday 2 July, 2020

From The42 I played with Ronaldinho, Smertin, Chamakh, De la Pena, Batistuta and Hadji. Who am I? Trivia

I played with Ronaldinho, Smertin, Chamakh, De la Pena, Batistuta and Hadji. Who am I?

Any ideas who the identity of our latest mystery player is?

# football - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

From The42 'It's high time the GAA grew a pair of balls' - Duignan on inter-county teams breaking training ban Criticism This post contains videos

'It's high time the GAA grew a pair of balls' - Duignan on inter-county teams breaking training ban

The Offaly chairman has suggested that teams who break the rule should be removed from the championship.

# football - Friday 26 June, 2020

From The42 Here's the 2020 hurling and football championship fixtures list Game On

Here's the 2020 hurling and football championship fixtures list

Both competitions have been altered following the Covid-19 shutdown.

# football - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

From The42 New club format in Limerick as 2020 senior hurling draw made Group Games

New club format in Limerick as 2020 senior hurling draw made

Hurling champions Patrickswell will take on Adare and Doon in their group.

# football - Friday 19 June, 2020

From The42 Neymar ordered to pay Barca €6.7m over contract dispute Balance Sheet

Neymar ordered to pay Barca €6.7m over contract dispute

The Brazilian had claimed he was owed €43.6 million by his former club.

# football - Friday 5 June, 2020

Fixture details and TV schedule confirmed ahead of Premier League restart

The English top-flight released the fixtures for the first three match rounds of the resumed 2019/20 season.

# football - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

From The42 SPFL clubs to offer fans virtual season tickets when new season starts in August SPFL

SPFL clubs to offer fans virtual season tickets when new season starts in August

It will enable fans to watch broadcasts of their club’s home games.

# football - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

From The42 'You realise that football needs to take the backseat' - The Ireland star whose pro dream came to a cruel halt Walks Like Rianna

'You realise that football needs to take the backseat' - The Ireland star whose pro dream came to a cruel halt

Rianna Jarrett enjoyed a dream debut at Brighton, but it proved to be her only outing for the Seagulls.

# football - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

From The42 Uefa chief hopes Champions League will finish by 'end of August' European Matters

Uefa chief hopes Champions League will finish by 'end of August'

Meanwhile, the Serie A season finish has been pushed back to 20 August – with the new campaign to begin on 1 September.

# football - Monday 18 May, 2020

From The42 Barry Bennell charged with nine sexual offences Charged

Barry Bennell charged with nine sexual offences

The 66-year-old former coach appeared in court by video link.

# football - Saturday 16 May, 2020

From The42 Goal-machine Haaland among the scorers as Dortmund return with 4-0 win Wunderbar

Goal-machine Haaland among the scorers as Dortmund return with 4-0 win

The 19-year-old grabbed the first as the Bundesliga made its comeback.

# football - Friday 15 May, 2020

From The42 June restart for football in Russia despite rising infections Covid-19

June restart for football in Russia despite rising infections

There are eight rounds of fixtures remaining.

# football - Saturday 9 May, 2020

From The42 Spotlight on Faroe Islands as top flight returns to provide rare live sport Back In Action

Spotlight on Faroe Islands as top flight returns to provide rare live sport

Norwegian and Danish broadcasters have signed deals to show the tiny Atlantic archipelago’s Premier League, which started today.

# football - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

From The42 'It's very important to distinguish between your livelihood and your pastime' - Clare boss on GAA return The Choice

'It's very important to distinguish between your livelihood and your pastime' - Clare boss on GAA return

Colm Collins says that the last thing he wants is for any player or their extended family to be ‘put in danger by pressure to play’ when GAA returns.

# football - Monday 4 May, 2020

From The42 Too soon to talk about Serie A, FA doesn't expect fans at matches 'any time soon' Covid-19

Too soon to talk about Serie A, FA doesn't expect fans at matches 'any time soon'

European football is nudging towards resumption at various speeds.

# football - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

From The42 Players who spit should receive yellow card due to Covid-19 risk, recommends Fifa doctor Unhygienic

Players who spit should receive yellow card due to Covid-19 risk, recommends Fifa doctor

Medical committee chairman Michel D’Hooghe believes bookings should be handed out to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

# football - Monday 27 April, 2020

From The42 Bundesliga could 'go under' unless campaign resumes, as Argentine season declared over Around The World

Bundesliga could 'go under' unless campaign resumes, as Argentine season declared over

Elsewhere, the Belgian league again delayed a vote on ending its season.

# football - Thursday 23 April, 2020

From The42 Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall Restart Options

Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall

St Patrick’s Athletic president Tom O’Mahony believes playing behind closed doors is not an option, however.

# football - Sunday 12 April, 2020

From The42 Gianluca Vialli receives all-clear after lengthy cancer treatment Recovery

Gianluca Vialli receives all-clear after lengthy cancer treatment

The former Chelsea and Juventus striker says he is now better.

From The42 Chelsea great Peter Bonetti dies after long illness RIP

Chelsea great Peter Bonetti dies after long illness

He was also picked by England for the 1966 and 1970 World Cup squads.

# football - Saturday 11 April, 2020

From The42 Pogba 'hungry to come back' from injury Return

Pogba 'hungry to come back' from injury

The Frenchman has played just eight games for Man United this season.

# football - Friday 10 April, 2020

From The42 West Ham players agree to defer wages while Moyes takes pay cut to help non-playing staff Helping Hand

West Ham players agree to defer wages while Moyes takes pay cut to help non-playing staff

Co-chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold and their fellow shareholders are also investing £30 million into the club.

From The42 Liverpool icon Kenny Dalglish tests positive for coronavirus Reds Hero

Liverpool icon Kenny Dalglish tests positive for coronavirus

The 69-year-old remains asymptomatic and says he is looking forward to ‘being home soon.’

# football - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

From The42 'I want to win it this year. If that's not the case, I will accept. It's part of life' - Mane Complicated

'I want to win it this year. If that's not the case, I will accept. It's part of life' - Mane

Liverpool star Sadio Mane says he will understand if they’re denied the Premier League title.

# football - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

From The42 Fifa allows transfer window movement and extension to contracts amid football shutdown Adjustments

Fifa allows transfer window movement and extension to contracts amid football shutdown

Contracts covering the 2019/20 season in England are set to expire on 30 June.

# football - Monday 6 April, 2020

From The42 Liverpool make furlough u-turn following backlash Statement

Liverpool make furlough u-turn following backlash

Having been criticised for a decision to furlough some non-playing staff, Liverpool have now changed their approach.

From The42 Spurs confirm Son will complete military service during Premier League shutdown Mandatory

Spurs confirm Son will complete military service during Premier League shutdown

With the Premier League suspended indefinitely due to the spread of Covid-19, Son Heung-min will undertake his military service.

# football - Thursday 2 April, 2020

From The42 Belgian Pro League set to become first in Europe to cancel remainder of season and name champions Decision

Belgian Pro League set to become first in Europe to cancel remainder of season and name champions

The decision is set to be formally validated at a General Assembly on 15 April, meaning Club Brugge would be declared champions.

# football - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

From The42 Premier League accused of 'moral vacuum' as clubs cut staff wages Finances

Premier League accused of 'moral vacuum' as clubs cut staff wages

MP Julian Knight says it “sticks in the throat” that footballers are earning huge salaries while non-playing staff are hit in the pocket.

# football - Sunday 29 March, 2020

From The42 Ex-Arsenal midfielder Song to launch action over sacking in wage dispute A Sad Song

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Song to launch action over sacking in wage dispute

FC Sion announced they had dismissed Song and eight others for not agreeing to the terms of a pay-cut amid the Covid-19 crisis.

From The42 Shevchenko sees similarities between pandemic and Chernobyl disaster Parallels

Shevchenko sees similarities between pandemic and Chernobyl disaster

The Ukraine coach sees similarities between the present crisis and the disaster that beset his country in 1986.

# football - Saturday 28 March, 2020

From The42 Rashford rehabbing at home and nearing full fitness ahead of prospective season run-in Lone Striker

Rashford rehabbing at home and nearing full fitness ahead of prospective season run-in

He has been out since mid-January but Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford says he is edging closer to a return to training.

From The42 A year on from Solskjaer appointment, United still have a lot of room to improve Job Anniversary

A year on from Solskjaer appointment, United still have a lot of room to improve

A lack of clean sheets and a low ratio of converted chances underline the struggles Manchester united have endured over the course of the last 12 months.

# football - Friday 27 March, 2020

From The42 Women's National League season to kick off in late June Refixed

Women's National League season to kick off in late June

Originally scheduled to begin on 14 March, plans to start the campaign on the weekend of 28 June have been announced today.

From The42 Barcelona file claim to reduce wages of staff and players after squad allegedly refuse 70% pay cut Tighten The Belt

Barcelona file claim to reduce wages of staff and players after squad allegedly refuse 70% pay cut

Professional football in Spain can only resume when the government give the go-ahead.

# football - Thursday 26 March, 2020

From The42 FA under fire after English non-league seasons voided, but committed to completing FA Cup Across The Water

FA under fire after English non-league seasons voided, but committed to completing FA Cup

The FA Cup and Women’s FA Cup will still be completed if possible, the FA has assured.

# football - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From The42 Open thread: Which four footballers have meant most to you in your life? Have Your Say

Open thread: Which four footballers have meant most to you in your life?

The question has been doing the rounds on social media.

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