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#Looking Back

# looking-back - Thursday 6 December, 2018

From The42 Bojan reveals his frustrations at being labelled 'the new Messi' Looking Back

Bojan reveals his frustrations at being labelled 'the new Messi'

The Stoke forward admits that he struggled to handle the weight of expectation during his time at Barcelona.

# looking-back - Monday 3 December, 2018

From The42 Here's what you need to know about Ireland's Euro 2020 qualifying opponents Rivals

Here's what you need to know about Ireland's Euro 2020 qualifying opponents

The Boys in Green were paired with Switzerland, Denmark, Georgia and Gibraltar in Sunday’s Euro 2020 draw in Dublin.

# looking-back - Friday 30 November, 2018

From The42 McCarthy: We wouldn't have got out of the group with Roy Keane at 2002 World Cup Looking Back

McCarthy: We wouldn't have got out of the group with Roy Keane at 2002 World Cup

The Ireland manager was in conversation with Eamon Dunphy for Paddy Power’s Head2Head programme.

# looking-back - Sunday 25 November, 2018

From The42 Mick McCarthy is sick of talking about Saipan Looking Back

Mick McCarthy is sick of talking about Saipan

The subject was brought up for the umpteenth time at the new Irish manager’s unveiling on Sunday.

# looking-back - Sunday 18 November, 2018

From The42 Stan Lee’s lost dog, the Madden curse, and your NFL week 11 preview Looking Back

Stan Lee’s lost dog, the Madden curse, and your NFL week 11 preview

You probably won’t mind the Browns when they’re angry actually, writes Steve O’Rourke.

# looking-back - Thursday 15 November, 2018

From The42 'My background was brought up and there was a thing written about a car I was driving' Looking Back

'My background was brought up and there was a thing written about a car I was driving'

Glenn Whelan says ‘personal’ criticism was partially behind his decision to shun the media for years.

# looking-back - Monday 12 November, 2018

From The42 'Feelings were running pretty high... It was the first time the North and Republic had played each other' Looking Back This post contains videos

'Feelings were running pretty high... It was the first time the North and Republic had played each other'

Martin O’Neill recalls playing against the Republic of Ireland in two qualifiers for the 1980 European Championships.

# looking-back - Sunday 21 October, 2018

From The42 'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places' Misfortune

'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places'

Con McLaughlin, the first Donegal man to score 100 goals in the League of Ireland, looks back on his career.

# looking-back - Friday 19 October, 2018

From The42 Carragher reveals Liverpool 'astonishment' at Chelsea paying £50m for Torres Looking Back

Carragher reveals Liverpool 'astonishment' at Chelsea paying £50m for Torres

The former Spain forward struggled to justify a then-record fee upon his arrival at Stamford Bridge.

# looking-back - Sunday 14 October, 2018

From The42 It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week Frozen In Time

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Some of the defining moments from a busy week of sporting action.

# looking-back - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 'There were low days... You're thinking: "Are you good enough?"' Looking Back

'There were low days... You're thinking: "Are you good enough?"'

Ireland’s Shane Duffy is in great form with Brighton, but his career has been far from plain sailing.

# looking-back - Sunday 23 September, 2018

From The42 Karius denies fleeing Liverpool after horror Champions League final Looking Back

Karius denies fleeing Liverpool after horror Champions League final

The 25-year-old German made two costly mistakes in the second-half of a defeat to Real Madrid in Kiev last May.

# looking-back - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember this year's football championship? Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember this year's football championship?

The curtain has been drawn on another inter-county football summer.

From The42 Luke Shaw: I almost lost my leg and considered quitting football Looking Back

Luke Shaw: I almost lost my leg and considered quitting football

The Manchester United defender suffered a double fracture in September 2015, with some dark days taken in during a long road to recovery.

# looking-back - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From The42 'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning' Looking Back This post contains videos

'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning'

Ex-Ireland international Noel Hunt on persistent abuse from fans as well as highs and lows at Reading, Leeds and elsewhere in his football career.

# looking-back - Monday 27 August, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 inter-county hurling summer? Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 inter-county hurling summer?

It’s been a memorable hurling season.

# looking-back - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From The42 'Sometimes we make the wrong choice' - Vardy reacts to awful tackle on Ireland international Doherty Looking Back

'Sometimes we make the wrong choice' - Vardy reacts to awful tackle on Ireland international Doherty

Claude Puel defended the striker after his red card, but the England international has now given his view of the incident.

# looking-back - Sunday 12 August, 2018

From The42 'I was never the dream child back then but camogie was an outlet that let me be myself' Looking Back This post contains videos

'I was never the dream child back then but camogie was an outlet that let me be myself'

Camogie has shaped four-time All-Ireland champion Mags D’Arcy into the person she is today.

From The42 'Punditry should be about tension' - Gary Neville on the infamous Roy Keane-Ian Wright argument Looking Back

'Punditry should be about tension' - Gary Neville on the infamous Roy Keane-Ian Wright argument

The ex-Man United star discusses one of the TV moments of the World Cup.

# looking-back - Sunday 29 July, 2018

From The42 'We had another bottle of beer. Next thing, the agent came in and said: You have to play a match tonight' Looking Back This post contains videos

'We had another bottle of beer. Next thing, the agent came in and said: You have to play a match tonight'

One of the League of Ireland’s all-time top goalscorers, Mick Byrne, reflects on a brilliant career.

# looking-back - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup? Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup?

Almost a week has passed since the tournament ended.

# looking-back - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

From The42 Spain sent me World Cup SOS, claims Benitez Looking Back

Spain sent me World Cup SOS, claims Benitez

The Newcastle manager says there was ‘a chance’ he could have replaced Julen Lopetegui.

# looking-back - Sunday 15 July, 2018

From The42 How will the 4 counties reflect after the opening day of the Super 8s? Looking Back

How will the 4 counties reflect after the opening day of the Super 8s?

The action in the GAA’s new format football format finally started last night.

# looking-back - Monday 9 July, 2018

From The42 Croatia star recalls 'great experience' in Premier League Looking Back

Croatia star recalls 'great experience' in Premier League

Andrej Kramaric is hoping to start for Zlatko Dalic’s side in Moscow on Wednesday.

# looking-back - Thursday 28 June, 2018

From The42 'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'" Looking Back

'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'"

After a difficult few years, Mikey Drennan is back playing in the League of Ireland with Sligo.

# looking-back - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From The42 'I'd love to have played in another World Cup... But I don't regret any of my actions' Looking Back

'I'd love to have played in another World Cup... But I don't regret any of my actions'

Roy Keane has revisited the infamous Saipan controversy 16 years on.

# looking-back - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From The42 'Maldini says, "I thought we were going to be playing at home today." It was all green' Wc Memories This post contains videos

'Maldini says, "I thought we were going to be playing at home today." It was all green'

Charlie Stillitano recalls his involvement behind the scenes at the famous World Cup ’94 match.

# looking-back - Friday 8 June, 2018

From The42 US Open signs encouraging for Tiger Woods, 10 years on from last major victory Looking Back

US Open signs encouraging for Tiger Woods, 10 years on from last major victory

‘The last couple years have felt like a very long time. A second seemed like 24 hours.’

# looking-back - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From The42 ‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’ Looking Back This post contains videos

‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’

33 years on from representing Liverpool in the European Cup final, Jim Beglin reflects on a career full of highs and lows.

# looking-back - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's European Cup-winning sides? Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's European Cup-winning sides?

You’ll need to be a hardcore Reds fan to get 10/10 in this.

# looking-back - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From The42 'People ask me about the toughest decision and it's Joe Hart' Looking Back

'People ask me about the toughest decision and it's Joe Hart'

Pep Guardiola found it difficult to call time on the goalkeeper’s Man City career.

# looking-back - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From The42 Best individual performance? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2017-18 Premier League season Looking Back

Best individual performance? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2017-18 Premier League season

Thoughts from a campaign that saw Man City blow away the competition.

# looking-back - Thursday 10 May, 2018

From The42 'I knew I was going to play. The only problem was I also knew he didn't want to play me' Looking Back

'I knew I was going to play. The only problem was I also knew he didn't want to play me'

Playing for Belgium under Marc Wilmots was not a source of enjoyment for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku.

# looking-back - Friday 4 May, 2018

From The42 Did Man United miss out on Pep Guardiola? Looking Back

Did Man United miss out on Pep Guardiola?

Jordi Cruyff believes the Catalan coach came close to agreeing a move to Old Trafford in 2013.

# looking-back - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From The42 'It's those little things - my first game, and him not being there on the sideline' Looking Back

'It's those little things - my first game, and him not being there on the sideline'

Roscommon’s Amanda McLoone shares her story.

# looking-back - Friday 27 April, 2018

From The42 Mourinho regrets 'negative episodes' with Wenger Looking Back

Mourinho regrets 'negative episodes' with Wenger

The Arsenal manager was infamously once described as a “specialist in failure” by the Portuguese coach.

# looking-back - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From The42 Roma midfielder denies being close to Man United deal Looking Back

Roma midfielder denies being close to Man United deal

The Netherlands international had previously been linked to Old Trafford.

# looking-back - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From The42 The Irishman who made his Premier League debut under Arsene Wenger Early Days

The Irishman who made his Premier League debut under Arsene Wenger

Graham Barrett recalls his former manager and his time as a youngster at Arsenal.

# looking-back - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From The42 Juventus icon Buffon has no referee rant regrets: ‘I’d say it all again’ Looking Back

Juventus icon Buffon has no referee rant regrets: ‘I’d say it all again’

The legendary goalkeeper blasted Michael Oliver after his controversial midweek decision in the Champions League.

# looking-back - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

From The42 Dzeko 'very happy' to have rejected Chelsea after Champions League heroics Looking Back

Dzeko 'very happy' to have rejected Chelsea after Champions League heroics

The Bosnian striker was Roma’s star man as they downed Barcelona.

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