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#Number One

# number-one - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From The42 'The way Old Trafford received me made the hairs stand up', says David de Gea Number One

'The way Old Trafford received me made the hairs stand up', says David de Gea

The goalkeeper says he’s ‘really happy’ after singing a new Manchester United contract in the summer.

# number-one - Friday 18 September, 2015

Humans spend as much time peeing as elephants do Number One This post contains videos

Humans spend as much time peeing as elephants do

They all take about the same time as humans.

# number-one - Sunday 5 July, 2015

From The42 Ken O'Halloran - Goalkeeping sentences, avoiding Twitter and Cork's setbacks Number One

Ken O'Halloran - Goalkeeping sentences, avoiding Twitter and Cork's setbacks

Cork’s netminder has had to be patient.

# number-one - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From The42 Ireland's number one tennis player suffers French Open disappointment Loss

Ireland's number one tennis player suffers French Open disappointment

The Dubliner lost despite impressing with an emphatic second-set win.

# number-one - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From The42 It's a long way from a par-3 in Cavan for the world's number one amateur golfer Top Of The World

It's a long way from a par-3 in Cavan for the world's number one amateur golfer

Leona and Lisa Maguire are taking the golf world by storm.

# number-one - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The42 Here's who the experts think will be the NFL's next big stars Number One

# number-one - Monday 13 April, 2015

The king is dead - Tesco is no longer the number one supermarket in Ireland

After months of threatening to do so, Super Valu has finally knocked the UK grocery giant from its perch.

# number-one - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From The42 An Irish star absolutely dominated Sky's sportswoman of the month vote Number One

An Irish star absolutely dominated Sky's sportswoman of the month vote

Alison Miller took a landslide victory in the public vote.

# number-one - Friday 27 March, 2015

From The42 Paul O'Connell has been named Player of the Six Nations for 2015 Paulie

Paul O'Connell has been named Player of the Six Nations for 2015

There won’t be too many arguments with this.

# number-one - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From The42 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart of Midlothian Club Band and more football themed albums Number One

# number-one - Friday 12 December, 2014

From The42 Joe Hart to sign €152,000 a week Man City deal Number One

Joe Hart to sign €152,000 a week Man City deal

The goalkeeper has dismissed talk of a move away by underlining his happiness at the club.

# number-one - Monday 24 November, 2014

From The42 Ireland prop Ross: 'That's Irish sport for you - you're either a hero or a villain!' Expectations

Ireland prop Ross: 'That's Irish sport for you - you're either a hero or a villain!'

The 34-year-old underlined his importance to Ireland during the November Tests.

# number-one - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The42 Keatley comfortable calling the shots in Munster's fresh game plan Playmaker

Keatley comfortable calling the shots in Munster's fresh game plan

The 27-year-old has an ongoing issue with osteitis pubis, but says it did not hinder his pre-season training.

# number-one - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge The BBC weather forecast was hilariously videobombed by a weeing dog Ruff Day

# number-one - Monday 14 July, 2014

From The42 Why Manuel Neuer was the best player at the 2014 World Cup Number One

Why Manuel Neuer was the best player at the 2014 World Cup

German goalkeeper displayed remarkable agility, awareness and intelligence.

# number-one - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The42 Just the 59 touches of the ball - 21 outside the area - for Manuel Neuer last night Mad Keeper

Just the 59 touches of the ball - 21 outside the area - for Manuel Neuer last night

The German number one put in quite a shift outside the penalty box against Algeria.

# number-one - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From The42 All Blacks looking to 'put the foot on the throat' of England as Fekitoa starts Number One

All Blacks looking to 'put the foot on the throat' of England as Fekitoa starts

The Kiwis are looking to equal the longest run of wins in international rugby with their 17th consecutive victory.

# number-one - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Fans are campaigning to get Rik Mayall's World Cup song to number one Noble England

Fans are campaigning to get Rik Mayall's World Cup song to number one

The late comedian recorded a World Cup tune in 2010 – but can it top the charts in 2014?

# number-one - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From The42 Keiren Westwood on the lookout for new club as Sunderland cut Irish 'keeper loose Free Agent

Keiren Westwood on the lookout for new club as Sunderland cut Irish 'keeper loose

Gus Poyet’s list of ‘retained’ list didn’t include the 29-year-old shot-stopper.

# number-one - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The42 Pádraig Harrington on giving up GAA as a teenager to focus on golf Number One

Pádraig Harrington on giving up GAA as a teenager to focus on golf

The three-time Major winner played for Ballyboden St Enda’s and Colaiste Eanna before opting to dedicate his weekends to golf.

# number-one - Sunday 27 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 songs that were scandalously robbed of the No1 spot You're My Number One

9 songs that were scandalously robbed of the No1 spot

And the tracks that stood in their way.

# number-one - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From The42 Seamus Coleman's Christmas votes go to Fairytale of New York and Home Alone Number One

Seamus Coleman's Christmas votes go to Fairytale of New York and Home Alone

The Ireland international on his festive favorites.

# number-one - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From The42 Forde ready for fight to be O'Neill's number one Number One

Forde ready for fight to be O'Neill's number one

Millwall keeper is in line to start against Poland after missing out on Friday night.

# number-one - Thursday 14 November, 2013

From The42 Drogheda appoint Robbie Horgan as first-team manager Number One

Drogheda appoint Robbie Horgan as first-team manager

Horgan’s “ambition and strength of character” swayed Drogs board in the hunt for Mick Cooke’s successor.

# number-one - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From The42 Meet Rob Hogan, the Irishman who is faster than Bernard Lagat Winning

Meet Rob Hogan, the Irishman who is faster than Bernard Lagat

The Wicklow native claimed won the speed golf World Championships last weekend.

# number-one - Friday 1 November, 2013

From The42 Poll: Who should be the 2013 Allstar football goalkeeper? Number One This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should be the 2013 Allstar football goalkeeper?

Stephen Cluxton, Robert Hennelly and Rory Beggan are in the running.

# number-one - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Latest video indicates Patrick Stewart is coolest man alive Number One

Latest video indicates Patrick Stewart is coolest man alive

It is the latest in a pile of mounting evidence.

# number-one - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From The42 It’s official*: Tiger Woods is back! Icon

It’s official*: Tiger Woods is back!

*’Official’ cos Sports Illustrated say he’s back, that’s why.

# number-one - Friday 29 March, 2013

On this night in 1993 you were listening to... Snow

A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started…

# number-one - Sunday 24 March, 2013

From The42 Sports film of the week: Rory McIlroy - Being Number One Reel Stories This post contains videos

Sports film of the week: Rory McIlroy - Being Number One

If you missed this behind the scenes look at Rory’s brilliant 2012, get comfy for the next half-hour.

# number-one - Friday 22 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge On this night in 1995 you were listening to... The Outhere Brothers Outhere Brothers

On this night in 1995 you were listening to... The Outhere Brothers

A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started…

# number-one - Saturday 19 January, 2013

From The42 'Dembele's not good enough' - How I became public enemy number one on Twitter Controversy

'Dembele's not good enough' - How I became public enemy number one on Twitter

How one tweet opened up a new side of Twitter that Paul Fennessy had never experienced before.

# number-one - Monday 17 December, 2012

From The42 Of course he's smiling -- McIlroy finishes year on top of the world Number One

Of course he's smiling -- McIlroy finishes year on top of the world

It hasn’t been a bad year for young Rory.

# number-one - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From The42 Make some room: Djokovic and Williams are named world champions Awards Season

Make some room: Djokovic and Williams are named world champions

Guess Michael Flatley will have to take that accolade off his CV now.

# number-one - Saturday 1 December, 2012

From The42 Hold on to your hats: Serena Williams named WTA player of the year Awards Season

Hold on to your hats: Serena Williams named WTA player of the year

The American won Wimbledon, the US Open and Olympic gold after a successful comeback.

# number-one - Sunday 25 November, 2012

From The42 Stylish finish: McIlroy storms to Dubai win with 5 straight birdies Number One

Stylish finish: McIlroy storms to Dubai win with 5 straight birdies

The 23-year-old took the season-ending tournament despite Justin Rose’s course record 62.

# number-one - Monday 5 November, 2012

From The42 Federer hails Djokovic as 'real' number one Top Dog

Federer hails Djokovic as 'real' number one

“It is going to be Novak. I do not think there should be any debate around about that.”

# number-one - Monday 15 October, 2012

From The42 9 pictures celebrating Roger Federer's 300 weeks as World Number 1 Fed Express

9 pictures celebrating Roger Federer's 300 weeks as World Number 1

The Swiss tennis star climbed to the top of the rankings in 2004 and has dominated them ever since.

# number-one - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

From The42 McIlroy extends his lead at the top of world rankings Number One

McIlroy extends his lead at the top of world rankings

Luke Donald and Tiger Woods are slipping further and further behind the Holywood sensation.

# number-one - Monday 7 May, 2012

From The42 Van der Sar pleased with De Gea progress Number One

Van der Sar pleased with De Gea progress

Ex United goalie thinks the young Spaniard has a bright future.