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#Forward Thinking

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Ireland U21 striker 'buzzing' after netting pre-season double for Ipswich Town

Aaron Drinan is hoping to make a mark on the first-team at Portman Road during the forthcoming campaign.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Norwich City boss explains why he has limited Adam Idah's involvement

The 19-year-old Irish striker has had to be content with substitute appearances for the Canaries.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

FAI trying to find 'soft landing' for League of Ireland but uncertainty reigns over its return - Quinn

The Interim Deputy CEO of the FAI was speaking on RTÉ 2fm’s Game On this evening.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

'Gutted to see Mick go' but Connolly full of enthusiasm for Kenny era

The young Brighton attacker has been commenting on the Republic of Ireland’s managerial change.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

'We hope to see them back in Australia for another season' - North Melbourne leave the door open for Irish duo

Mayo star Aileen Gilroy and Galway All-Ireland finalist Mairéad Seoighe enjoyed their first campaign Down Under.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Wenger proposes new offside rule for Euro 2020 which would benefit attackers

Football’s offside rule is expected to be discussed by its lawmaking body in Belfast on 29 February.

# forward-thinking - Sunday 1 December, 2019

'We have unfinished business': Bundee's debt to Connacht and to Ireland

“Bundee epitomises everything about Connacht,” coach Andy Friend says following Kings victory.

# forward-thinking - Monday 30 September, 2019

Solskjaer confirms Man Utd are looking to sign a striker

The Red Devils are eager to bolster their attacking stocks in January as they struggle for goals this season.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Ireland U21 striker completes loan move to Sweden

Aaron Drinan has made a temporary switch to Gais in the second tier of Swedish football.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

From The42 Idah scores twice in pre-season win as Norwich City gear up for Premier League return Forward Thinking This post contains videos

Idah scores twice in pre-season win as Norwich City gear up for Premier League return

The Canaries got the better of German fourth-tier side Bonner SC.

# forward-thinking - Monday 20 May, 2019

Sheedy says more in Tipp tank after two blistering displays

The Premier County have hit 4-58 in their opening two ties of the Munster championship.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Newcomer Collins 'definitely has the attributes' to make a difference for Ireland

The Luton Town striker has been backed to succeed at international level by club-mate Alan McCormack.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Luton Town boss expects Ireland call-up for in-form striker Collins

Mick Harford has backed League One’s leading goalscorer to feature for Mick McCarthy’s side next month.

# forward-thinking - Sunday 3 February, 2019

'Our priority would be to try and keep guys a bit fresher coming into the summer'

Galway’s focus for the league has shifted significantly since 2018, with their eyes on bigger prizes.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 17 January, 2019

New Zealand-capped tighthead commits to Wasps for next season

Jeffery Toomaga-Allen will leave the Hurricanes to link up with the Premiership club for the 2019-20 campaign.

# forward-thinking - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Solskjaer tips Rashford to join Kane in a group of 'top, top' strikers

The interim Manchester United boss is convinced that a player he has been using as a central frontman can become one of the world’s best in that role.

# forward-thinking - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Sanchez set for United return and tipped to flourish under Solskjaer

The manager will be able to call upon the Chilean for the first time when Manchester United travel to Newcastle United

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Klopp urges Salah to stay 'relaxed'

The Anfield striker is yet to again hit the heights of his debut season.

# forward-thinking - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Aubameyang to Arsenal not close, says Wenger

And the Gunners boss insists he wants to keep Danny Welbeck.

# forward-thinking - Friday 22 December, 2017

From The42 Salah: I’m sure Liverpool will win a trophy this season

Salah: I’m sure Liverpool will win a trophy this season

After a sparkling start to life at Anfield, the Egypt international star is confident he can lead his team to glory

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Ulster tie Ireland international trio down to new three-year contracts

Luke Marshall, Kieran Treadwell and Rob Herring have put pen to paper on new deals at Kingspan Stadium.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Arsenal complete record deal for Lacazette

Arsene always gets his man.

# forward-thinking - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Martin O'Neill lauds Sean Maguire but says Austria game has come too soon

The Irish boss watched on as the young Cork striker hit a hat-trick against Dundalk in Oriel Park last night.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From The42 Wayne Rooney left out of England squad in latest blow Setback

Wayne Rooney left out of England squad in latest blow

The 31-year-old striker has lost his place at Manchester United this season.

# forward-thinking - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'Sturridge & Origi have not lost their quality' - Klopp not worried by lack of goals

Despite struggling for goals, Liverpool duo Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi received the backing of manager Jurgen Klopp.

# forward-thinking - Saturday 12 November, 2016

'It's a fickle industry': Sean O'Brien putting building blocks in place for life after rugby

Here’s hoping the Tullow Tank has more than a few years left wearing his scrum-cap.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 25 August, 2016

The strikers in line to fill the void left by Robbie Keane

We take a look at the young strikers coming through, the uncapped forwards, those who might deserve a second chance and players who qualify through their Irish heritage.

# forward-thinking - Friday 20 May, 2016

'The IRFU has to take a top-down approach and look at how the game is managed'

David Wallace speaks to The42 about how the IRFU needs to plan for the future and a new start for Munster.

# forward-thinking - Monday 9 May, 2016

'I'd like to be coaching here in 20 years' time' - Foley

The Munster head coach wants to remain working at the province alongside incoming director of rugby Johan Erasmus.

# forward-thinking - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Season over early, but Stander excited by prospect of fresh start for Munster

The South African is looking forward to his countryman Johan Erasmus bringing ‘something different’ to the province.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Barnes expects Liverpool to hold on to Benteke

Christian Benteke has struggled to make his mark at Anfield, but John Barnes says Liverpool should hold onto him for next season and beyond.

# forward-thinking - Sunday 31 January, 2016

From The42 'You'd swear the World Cup was two years ago': McGrath too busy to dwell on a season of disappointments Big Jack

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

'Dwell on the past, you're going to be stuck there': O'Donnell at peace with World Cup woe

The flanker’s healthy mind has helped his body to follow suit after a horrible dislocated hip injury in August.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Manchester United move hard to turn down - Ighalo

The Nigerian said he supported the Old Trafford club as a boy.

# forward-thinking - Friday 31 July, 2015

No Manchester United offer for Pedro, insists Bartomeu

The 28-year-old is understood to be considering his options at Camp Nou.

# forward-thinking - Friday 5 June, 2015

Is Mourinho's Falcao bid genius or folly?

The Blues have identified the Colombia international as a potential signing, despite his struggles at Manchester United, but is the deal doomed to fail or a piece of brilliance?

# forward-thinking - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Thierry Henry is baffled by Van Gaal's use of Rooney and Van Persie

The former Arsenal striker says West Bromwich Albion, who pulled off a shock win at Old Trafford, would have been happy to see the strike duo playing in midfield.

# forward-thinking - Sunday 22 February, 2015

'There's no point avenging yourself in a league game in February. We'll save that motivation'

Liam Rushe and the Dubs hoping to make it two from two when they face champions Kilkenny this weekend.

# forward-thinking - Friday 16 January, 2015

He's scored on every debut in his career and Niall Quinn fancies Jermain Defoe to do the same against Spurs

The former Sunderland striker love a little ‘un up front.

# forward-thinking - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The42 Rodgers admits Liverpool are missing Suarez and Sturridge Duh

Rodgers admits Liverpool are missing Suarez and Sturridge

With the Uruguyuan joining Barcelona and the England striker being out of action since September, last season’s runners-up have lost 52 of the 102 league goals scored last season.

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