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#long reads

# long-reads - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Coaching abuse scandal in NWSL, racism in football and the best of this week's sportswriting
# Top Picks
From The42
# Top Picks

Coaching abuse scandal in NWSL, racism in football and the best of this week's sportswriting

Oct 3rd 2021, 8:30 AM 3,595 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on.

# long-reads - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Roy Keane at 50, the harsh life of an Olympian and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

Roy Keane at 50, the harsh life of an Olympian and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Aug 15th 2021, 8:30 AM 8,121 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on, take a seat and get stuck into this lot.

# long-reads - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Sitting in biblical rain for a Connacht semi-final and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

Sitting in biblical rain for a Connacht semi-final and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jul 11th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,214 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on and enjoy some of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.

# long-reads - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Dementia fears in rugby, Mayo's everlasting spirit and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

Dementia fears in rugby, Mayo's everlasting spirit and more of the week's best sportswriting

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 4,461 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and get stuck into this lot.

# long-reads - Sunday 6 December, 2020

A terrifying crowd crush at an Old Firm derby and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

A terrifying crowd crush at an Old Firm derby and more of the week's best sportswriting

Dec 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 4,939 Views 1 Comment

Stick the kettle on and treat yourself to this lot.

# long-reads - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Your evening longread: The man the US deported - who then helped China into space
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The man the US deported - who then helped China into space

Nov 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 15,269 Views 1 Comment

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off today’s news events.

# long-reads - Sunday 11 October, 2020

An Irish Olympian's battle with Parkinson's, mental health advice, and the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended Reading
From The42
# Recommended Reading

An Irish Olympian's battle with Parkinson's, mental health advice, and the week's best sportswriting

Oct 11th 2020, 8:30 AM 12,348 Views 0 Comments

Boil the kettle and get reading…

# long-reads - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Sitdown Sunday: 'Michaela? I just want you to know I’m really proud of you'
# 7 Deadly Reads
# 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'Michaela? I just want you to know I’m really proud of you'

Jul 12th 2020, 9:00 AM 42,283 Views 1 Comment

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# long-reads - Sunday 22 September, 2019

The real Eddie Jones, Jonny Cooper's five-in-a-row relief and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The real Eddie Jones, Jonny Cooper's five-in-a-row relief and more of the week's best sportswriting

Sep 22nd 2019, 8:30 AM 6,593 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite reads from this week.

# long-reads - Sunday 10 March, 2019

An emotional plea to help 2010 All-Ireland winner through illness and the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

An emotional plea to help 2010 All-Ireland winner through illness and the week's best sportswriting

Mar 10th 2019, 8:30 AM 7,686 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on and get stuck into some of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from this week.

# long-reads - Sunday 24 February, 2019

I'm Kellie Harrington, Arsenal simply stopped making you feel and the week's best sportswriring
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

I'm Kellie Harrington, Arsenal simply stopped making you feel and the week's best sportswriring

Feb 24th 2019, 8:30 AM 8,254 Views 0 Comments

Plus, an interesting League of Ireland piece and ‘I had lost my identity, who am I without sport?’

# long-reads - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Copa Libertadores mayhem, comparing Pat Spillane to Donald Trump and the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

Copa Libertadores mayhem, comparing Pat Spillane to Donald Trump and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 2nd 2018, 8:30 AM 6,889 Views 4 Comments

Stick the kettle on and enjoy the best of the week’s sportswriting.

# long-reads - Thursday 18 October, 2018

5 long read podcasts that will make next week's commute much more bearable
# Commuting
From The Daily Edge
# Commuting

5 long read podcasts that will make next week's commute much more bearable

Oct 18th 2018, 2:00 PM 4,232 Views 0 Comments

Five topics to learn about: from Swedish pop sensation Robyn to free speech.

# long-reads - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Sitdown Sunday: 'The extraordinary story of how I found my parents'
# 7 Deadly Reads
# 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'The extraordinary story of how I found my parents'

Sep 23rd 2018, 9:00 AM 19,494 Views 0 Comments

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# long-reads - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Forgetting how to lose, hurling's happy existence in the quiet life and all the best week's sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

Forgetting how to lose, hurling's happy existence in the quiet life and all the best week's sportswriting

Aug 26th 2018, 8:30 AM 8,694 Views 2 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

# long-reads - Sunday 24 June, 2018

How Senegal stunned France at the 2002 World Cup and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Enjoyable Reads
From The42
# Enjoyable Reads

How Senegal stunned France at the 2002 World Cup and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jun 24th 2018, 8:30 AM 5,174 Views 0 Comments

Settle yourself into some brilliant reads from this week.

# long-reads - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Kilkenny v Tipperary 1968, Arsenal's miracle worker Wenger and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

Kilkenny v Tipperary 1968, Arsenal's miracle worker Wenger and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 5,776 Views 0 Comments

Boil the kettle, go on…..

# long-reads - Sunday 11 March, 2018

The Paris project before PSG, Team Sky's controversy and the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

The Paris project before PSG, Team Sky's controversy and the week's best sportswriting

Mar 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 8,066 Views 2 Comments

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means… stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

# long-reads - Sunday 4 March, 2018

'Last year I divorced my football team' - The week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

'Last year I divorced my football team' - The week's best sportswriting

Mar 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 8,009 Views 2 Comments

Stick the kettle on, there…

# long-reads - Sunday 25 February, 2018

McIlroy and Harrington sit down with Kimmage and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

McIlroy and Harrington sit down with Kimmage and the week's best sportswriting

Feb 25th 2018, 8:30 AM 6,089 Views 2 Comments

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

# long-reads - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Real match tickets are becoming a thing of the past - it's the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

Real match tickets are becoming a thing of the past - it's the week's best sportswriting

Feb 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 6,095 Views 1 Comment

Stick the kettle on, ladies and gents. It’s that time again.

# long-reads - Sunday 7 January, 2018

The Patriots' civil war, Right-Wing Ronaldinho and the best of the week's sportswriting
# Andy Reads
From The42
# Andy Reads

The Patriots' civil war, Right-Wing Ronaldinho and the best of the week's sportswriting

Jan 7th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,275 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle, there. We’ve got you.

# long-reads - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Stringer at 40, Phil Taylor's curtain call and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

Stringer at 40, Phil Taylor's curtain call and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 17th 2017, 11:48 AM 9,174 Views 1 Comment

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

# long-reads - Sunday 10 December, 2017

The crazy world of Man City during Sven's time in charge and the week's best sportswriting
# Sunday Reads
From The42
# Sunday Reads

The crazy world of Man City during Sven's time in charge and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 10th 2017, 8:30 AM 8,876 Views 1 Comment

Also, looking back on Hatton v Mayweather 10 years on and the rise of native-born African players in the NFL.

# long-reads - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From the FA Vase to the Bernabeu, coming out at 47 and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

From the FA Vase to the Bernabeu, coming out at 47 and the week's best sportswriting

Dec 3rd 2017, 8:30 AM 4,811 Views 0 Comments

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

# long-reads - Sunday 29 October, 2017

An Italian footballer's stalker hell, the misery of Browns fans and the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

An Italian footballer's stalker hell, the misery of Browns fans and the week's best sportswriting

Oct 29th 2017, 8:30 AM 6,201 Views 4 Comments

Stick on the kettle and enjoy the best of what this week had to offer.

# long-reads - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Oranje decline, Chalkie courage, ESPN's lack thereof and the rest of the week's best sportswriting From The42

Oranje decline, Chalkie courage, ESPN's lack thereof and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Oct 22nd 2017, 8:30 AM 4,866 Views 0 Comments

Five of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from the week that was.

# long-reads - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Isaiah Thomas out to prove the Celtics wrong and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

Isaiah Thomas out to prove the Celtics wrong and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Oct 15th 2017, 1:19 PM 4,131 Views 0 Comments

Plus Bill Simmons weighs in on the controversy surrounding ESPN’s Jemele Hill, and how we can love Ireland but hate the way they play football.

# long-reads - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Testimonial dinners, great teams to miss the World Cup and the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

Testimonial dinners, great teams to miss the World Cup and the week's best sportswriting

Oct 8th 2017, 1:25 PM 3,911 Views 0 Comments

Plus a reflection on Gusserane O’Rahillys’ incredible journey in Wexford, and a reminder of the sins of the Qatar World Cup.

# long-reads - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Remembering Jimmy Magee, online trolls and the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

Remembering Jimmy Magee, online trolls and the week's best sportswriting

Sep 24th 2017, 8:30 AM 6,817 Views 1 Comment

Plus, we have Ronan O’Gara writing a tribute piece in memory of Ex-Munster and Leinster Rugby media official Pat Geraghty.

# long-reads - Sunday 17 September, 2017

The tragic legacy of Darren Sutherland, doping for a documentary and the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

The tragic legacy of Darren Sutherland, doping for a documentary and the week's best sportswriting

Sep 17th 2017, 8:30 AM 5,501 Views 2 Comments

Plus we have Jemele Hill on the controversy surrounding ESPN after comments she made about President Trump.

# long-reads - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Isaiah Thomas's emotional goodbye, Sharapova's strange welcome and more in this week's sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

Isaiah Thomas's emotional goodbye, Sharapova's strange welcome and more in this week's sportswriting

Sep 10th 2017, 8:30 AM 6,820 Views 1 Comment

Plus we have excellent profiles on Colin Kaepernick and Gennady Golovkin.

# long-reads - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Frampton before the spotlight, Jim Harbaugh on Saved by the Bell and the week's best sportswriting
# Best Sportswriting
From The42
# Best Sportswriting

Frampton before the spotlight, Jim Harbaugh on Saved by the Bell and the week's best sportswriting

Sep 3rd 2017, 8:15 AM 4,521 Views 0 Comments

Plus there’s Conor McGregor – the man for all seasons – as well as a wonderful insight into Tony Keady.

# long-reads - Sunday 6 August, 2017

How to write GAA articles like Jim McGuinness and the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

How to write GAA articles like Jim McGuinness and the week's best sportswriting

Aug 6th 2017, 8:30 AM 6,052 Views 1 Comment

Also, an Olympian’s struggles with retirement and has football in London lost its soul?

# long-reads - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan and politics, Tupac and high school football - it's the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

Ronnie O'Sullivan and politics, Tupac and high school football - it's the week's best sportswriting

May 28th 2017, 8:30 AM 5,066 Views 1 Comment

Plus, the story of the most successful underage team in Irish football’s history.

# long-reads - Sunday 7 May, 2017

The careless reporting on Aaron Hernandez, the Steph-KD dynamic and the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

The careless reporting on Aaron Hernandez, the Steph-KD dynamic and the week's best sportswriting

May 7th 2017, 8:30 AM 4,247 Views 1 Comment

Plus, Dele Alli, Twitter loneliness and the cautionary tale of Renato Sanches.

# long-reads - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Coleman's rise to the top, Jim McClean's forgotten glory years at Dundee and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

Coleman's rise to the top, Jim McClean's forgotten glory years at Dundee and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 23rd 2017, 8:30 AM 4,826 Views 0 Comments

Plus, the last days of Aaron Hernandez’s life before his death this week.

# long-reads - Sunday 2 April, 2017

A football interview with a difference, the rise of Tiger and the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

A football interview with a difference, the rise of Tiger and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:30 AM 4,841 Views 0 Comments

Wrestlemania, doping in football and the loss of the Oakland Raiders’ ‘Black Hole’ were also the subject of excellent journalism.

# long-reads - Sunday 26 March, 2017

The 'Tinderization' of the NBA, the racial implications of Mayweather-McGregor and the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

The 'Tinderization' of the NBA, the racial implications of Mayweather-McGregor and the week's best sportswriting

Mar 26th 2017, 8:30 AM 7,901 Views 10 Comments

Plus, an emotional tribute to late Derry skipper Ryan McBride.

# long-reads - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Rory in Wonderland falls down a rabbit hole, Father Ted and LOI and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

Rory in Wonderland falls down a rabbit hole, Father Ted and LOI and the week's best sportswriting

Feb 26th 2017, 8:30 AM 7,156 Views 0 Comments

Plus, “drone dunks” and La La Land.

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