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#Friendly

# friendly - Sunday 28 July, 2013

From The42 Forget Sean Cavanagh, Zlatan Ibrahimovic goes full bikini in preseason friendly Tight Fit This post contains videos

Forget Sean Cavanagh, Zlatan Ibrahimovic goes full bikini in preseason friendly

The Swede can do what he likes, and wear what he wants, in Paris.

# friendly - Monday 22 July, 2013

From The42 Pellegrini to rejoin City's preseason tour following death of his mother In Mourning

Pellegrini to rejoin City's preseason tour following death of his mother

The Chilean will hope to reach Hong Kong in time to take the reins for Wednesday’s friendly with South China.

# friendly - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

From The42 Manchester United jet in €9m striker Bébé to play Waterford United Value For Money

Manchester United jet in €9m striker Bébé to play Waterford United

The Portuguese forward is set to line up at the Waterford RSC with Federico Macheda.

# friendly - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

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# friendly - Monday 1 July, 2013

From The42 Player botches open goal sitter by nutmegging himself then blazing over Hang Your Head This post contains videos

Player botches open goal sitter by nutmegging himself then blazing over

This is what pre-season football is for: ironing out the creases.

# friendly - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

From The42 Former Ireland striker David Kelly predicts bright international future for Cox ENGIRE This post contains videos

Former Ireland striker David Kelly predicts bright international future for Cox

Kelly, now assistant coach at Nottingham Forest, believes the 26-year-old’s best position is up front in a striking duo.

# friendly - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From The42 Dunne in contention for England but Trap says he must be 100% to start Welcome Sight

Dunne in contention for England but Trap says he must be 100% to start

Uncapped Hull City midfielder Stephen Quinn has replaced Paul Green for the upcoming batch of games.

# friendly - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From The42 Steven Gerrard to miss Ireland game to undergo shoulder surgery Injury Blow

Steven Gerrard to miss Ireland game to undergo shoulder surgery

The Liverpool captain will also miss the remainder of his side’s Premier League game.

# friendly - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Racist abuse prompts Boateng to kick ball into stands, walk off in protest Not Standing For It This post contains videos

VIDEO: Racist abuse prompts Boateng to kick ball into stands, walk off in protest

A friendly game between AC Milan and fourth division Pro Patria was halted after the incident this afternoon.

# friendly - Thursday 15 November, 2012

From The42 Neymar: Still bad at haircuts, still just as bad at taking penalties Facepalm This post contains videos

Neymar: Still bad at haircuts, still just as bad at taking penalties

Soon we’ll have enough clips for a full highlight reel of awful Neymar penalties.

# friendly - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

From The42 International football round-up: Ibra masterclass stuns England, France impress Wrap

International football round-up: Ibra masterclass stuns England, France impress

Meanwhile, Germany had to settle for a draw tonight.

From The42 Preview: Hodgson hands debuts to Sterling and Osman in Sweden Friendly

Preview: Hodgson hands debuts to Sterling and Osman in Sweden

Tottenham defender Steven Caulker will also make his senior bow in Stockholm tonight.

From The42 The Professionals: Brady and Doyle preview Ireland v Greece Preview This post contains videos

The Professionals: Brady and Doyle preview Ireland v Greece

Robbie Brady and Kevin Doyle look ahead to the Ireland v Greece game on Wednesday.

# friendly - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

From The42 Ireland v Greece: Guide to the visiting team Know Your Enemy

Ireland v Greece: Guide to the visiting team

A look at Ireland’s visitors at the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday night, Greece.

# friendly - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: All eight of Brazil’s goals from their friendly flaying of China Rout This post contains videos

VIDEO: All eight of Brazil’s goals from their friendly flaying of China

Neymar bagged a hat-trick and there were goals for two of Chelsea’s Brazilian stars.

From The42 Ireland set for Wembley friendly v England in 2013 Friends Reunited

Ireland set for Wembley friendly v England in 2013

An announcement on the friendly is expected to be made within 48 hours.

# friendly - Monday 10 September, 2012

From The42 Trap names youthful side to take on Oman Friendly

Trap names youthful side to take on Oman

The Ireland manager will hand two players their senior debuts in London tomorrow night.

# friendly - Saturday 18 August, 2012

From The42 Up and running: Munster register first win of the season against Bristol Comeback

Up and running: Munster register first win of the season against Bristol

A second-half surge saw Rob Penney’s side home at Musgrave Park.

# friendly - Friday 17 August, 2012

From The42 Airtricity League Previews: Sligo hoping to consolidate lead at the top Ready To Go

Airtricity League Previews: Sligo hoping to consolidate lead at the top

The second and third-placed sides meet in the live TV game among other League of Ireland games taking place this evening.

# friendly - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From The42 Trapattoni labels Shane Long's claims he was fit to play Serbia as "idiotic" Feisty

Trapattoni labels Shane Long's claims he was fit to play Serbia as "idiotic"

The Republic of Ireland boss reacted angrily to suggestions that the West Brom striker was not injured in the lead-up to the Belgrade friendly.

From The42 Captain Doug to oversee Munster's new centre combination Midfield Axis

Captain Doug to oversee Munster's new centre combination

Howlett starts for the second time in two weeks as James Downey and Casey Laulala get their chance to shine against Bristol.

# friendly - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

From The42 Analysis: Same Trap, different players, as Ireland fail to inspire in Serbia Conjecture

Analysis: Same Trap, different players, as Ireland fail to inspire in Serbia

Despite a new formation, there was a sense of deja vu about the Irish team’s performance this evening, writes Paul Fennessy.

From The42 Five questions that tonight's Serbia-Ireland friendly will answer Opinion

Five questions that tonight's Serbia-Ireland friendly will answer

We analyse five issues that Trap must solve, ahead of tonight’s international.

# friendly - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

From The42 Ireland team named: McClean, McGeady and McCarthy in youthful midfield New START

Ireland team named: McClean, McGeady and McCarthy in youthful midfield

Keiren Westwood takes up the goalkeeping duties while John O’Shea will lead the side against the Serbians.

From The42 John Delaney: Shay Given was certainly one of our greatest players Given Out

John Delaney: Shay Given was certainly one of our greatest players

The FAI chief executive said club pressures may have led the goalkeeper to announce his international retirement.

# friendly - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From The42 Dropping like flies: Doyle and Wilson drop out of Ireland squad Withdrawals

Dropping like flies: Doyle and Wilson drop out of Ireland squad

The FAI were hoping to call up Anthony Pilkington to replace the injured Wes Hoolahan. Problem is, he is injured too.

From The42 Madigan and Auva'a get Leinster off to a winning start Pre-Season

Madigan and Auva'a get Leinster off to a winning start

Connacht were also victorious against Exeter but Munster were soundly beaten in France.

# friendly - Friday 10 August, 2012

From The42 Here we go again: Ulster win as provinces name starting XVs for friendly fare 2012/13

Here we go again: Ulster win as provinces name starting XVs for friendly fare

Munster, Leinster, and Connacht have all named squads for their opening games of the season while Mark Anscombe was a winner in France.

# friendly - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Tony Hibbert finally scores for Everton Unbelievable Jeff This post contains videos

VIDEO: Tony Hibbert finally scores for Everton

It’s the first time the player has found the back of the net in over 300 appearances for the club.

# friendly - Monday 6 August, 2012

From The42 Darren Fletcher to train with Scotland team before Australia friendly Baby Steps

Darren Fletcher to train with Scotland team before Australia friendly

The Manchester United midfielder played 45 minutes of a practice match last week.

From The42 Gardaí to probe racism claim from Man City player following banana throwing incident Probe

Gardaí to probe racism claim from Man City player following banana throwing incident

Gael Clichy made the allegation on his Twitter account, saying it was ‘sad to see’.

# friendly - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From The42 AVB cries foul as Charlie Adam injures Gareth Bale for second time in 15 months Round Two This post contains videos

AVB cries foul as Charlie Adam injures Gareth Bale for second time in 15 months

The Spurs manager was livid about the lunge from the Liverpool player that left his star midfielder injured.

# friendly - Saturday 14 July, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Man City suffer surprise loss in opening pre-season friendly Bad Start This post contains videos

VIDEO: Man City suffer surprise loss in opening pre-season friendly

Despite fielding several first-team players, Roberto Mancini’s men lost 1-0 to Al Hilal.

# friendly - Friday 13 July, 2012

From The42 Glamour friendly: Limerick confirm Man City to visit Thomond Park

Glamour friendly: Limerick confirm Man City to visit Thomond Park

The Premier League champions will take part in a preseason match in August, it was announced today.

# friendly - Friday 6 July, 2012

From The42 Save the date: Cork City to host Man United XI Glamour Tie

Save the date: Cork City to host Man United XI

The Premier League giants are heading to Leeside on 25 July.

# friendly - Friday 1 June, 2012

From The42 Blanc hopeful on M'Vila fitness Set-back

Blanc hopeful on M'Vila fitness

Les Bleus’ 2-0 friendly victory against Serbia yesterday was disrupted by M’Vila’s injury in the opening minutes of the game. Merde.

# friendly - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

From The42 International friendlies wrap: Sweden, Holland among winners Final Preparations

International friendlies wrap: Sweden, Holland among winners

Check out everything you need to know about all tonight’s international games here.

# friendly - Saturday 26 May, 2012

From The42 Trapattoni left 'very, very satisfied' by Irish performance in 1-0 win. Reactions

Trapattoni left 'very, very satisfied' by Irish performance in 1-0 win.

“We wanted to get on a bit of a role before we go to Poznan,” added Irish matchwinner Shane Long.

From The42 Player ratings: We mark the boys in green out of 10 Style Points

Player ratings: We mark the boys in green out of 10

The sun shone on the supporters at the Aviva and Ireland acquitted themselves well in their Euro 2012 send-off.

From The42 Report: McGeady provides the spark as Ireland ensure fond farewell before Euro 2012 Satisfaction

Report: McGeady provides the spark as Ireland ensure fond farewell before Euro 2012

The winger made a huge impact on the friendly encounter and Richard Dunne was once again immense at the back.