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#On the brink

# on-the-brink - Monday 29 October, 2018

From The42 Antonio Conte lined up at Madrid with Lopetegui on the brink after Clasico humiliation Santiago Bernabeu

Antonio Conte lined up at Madrid with Lopetegui on the brink after Clasico humiliation

The Italian is set to take over from Julen Lopetegui following yesterday’s 5-1 defeat to rivals Barcelona.

# on-the-brink - Monday 15 October, 2018

From The42 Edin Dzeko double leaves Northern Ireland on the brink of Nations League relegation On The Brink

Edin Dzeko double leaves Northern Ireland on the brink of Nations League relegation

The AS Roma striker scored twice as Bosnia-Herzegovina saw off a wasteful Northern Ireland 2-0 on Monday.

# on-the-brink - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

State of emergency declared as US east coast braces itself for Hurricane Florence's arrival

Up to 1.7 million people are under voluntary or mandatory evacuation orders.

# on-the-brink - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From The42 Ireland 7s look to wrap up Grand Prix title in Poland this weekend On The Brink

Ireland 7s look to wrap up Grand Prix title in Poland this weekend

Skerries RFC’s Hugo Lennox is set to win his first international sevens cap.

# on-the-brink - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From The42 Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage Historic This post contains videos

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage

Chris Froome could become just the third man in history to hold all three Grand Tour titles concurrently.

# on-the-brink - Thursday 29 March, 2018

From The42 'There's no grey there' - It's Europe or bust for Kieran Keane's Connacht On The Brink

'There's no grey there' - It's Europe or bust for Kieran Keane's Connacht

He feels his side are on the cusp of a major breakthrough.

# on-the-brink - Thursday 22 March, 2018

From The42 'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot On The Brink

'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot

The Ireland men’s sevens team can secure a place on the World Sevens Series in Hong Kong next month.

# on-the-brink - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From The42 'I am not worried about my job' - 'Winner' Conte unconcerned about Chelsea future Feeling The Heat

'I am not worried about my job' - 'Winner' Conte unconcerned about Chelsea future

The Italian has rejected suggestions that player power could hold the key to his future at Stamford Bridge.

# on-the-brink - Saturday 23 December, 2017

From The42 'We always said of Gary - he woke up angry' Passion

'We always said of Gary - he woke up angry'

In this extract from ‘On the Brink,’ Gary Neville talks about the progress made by himself and fellow ‘Class of 92′ members since their takeover of Salford City.

# on-the-brink - Friday 22 December, 2017

From The42 21 of our favourite sports books from 2017 Good Reads

21 of our favourite sports books from 2017

From autobiographies of Jackie Tyrrell to books on Bob Paisley, it’s been a good year for lovers of sporting yarns.

# on-the-brink - Friday 24 November, 2017

Poll: Would you welcome a general election in the next two months? On The Brink This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome a general election in the next two months?

A return to the polls is looking increasingly likely with neither Fine Gael nor Fianna Fáil apparently willing to cede ground over the Frances Fitzgerald email controversy.

# on-the-brink - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'It's about how we speak and live': How rap music is saving languages on the brink of extinction

From Norwegians to Native Americans, people are using rap music to keep indigenous language alive.

# on-the-brink - Monday 17 April, 2017

North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US'

When US President Donald Trump was asked for his thoughts on North Korea, he reportedly replied “Gotta behave”.

# on-the-brink - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From The42 Quarter-final return beckons for Munster ahead of demanding Glasgow clash On The Brink

Quarter-final return beckons for Munster ahead of demanding Glasgow clash

The southern province can secure a knock-out place this weekend in Glasgow.

# on-the-brink - Friday 1 July, 2016

From The42 Djokovic saved by rain as Querrey takes two-set lead On The Brink

Djokovic saved by rain as Querrey takes two-set lead

The Serb has a big day’s work ahead of him tomorrow.

# on-the-brink - Sunday 8 May, 2016

From The42 Barca run riot in the Catalan derby to leave themselves needing 1 more win On The Brink This post contains videos

Barca run riot in the Catalan derby to leave themselves needing 1 more win

Luis Suarez, Messi, Neymar and Rafinha all chipped in with goals as Luis Enrique’s men recorded a 5-0 win against Espanyol.

# on-the-brink - Friday 25 March, 2016

From The42 Mayo make 3 changes as they look to avoid potential relegation against Roscommon On The Brink

Mayo make 3 changes as they look to avoid potential relegation against Roscommon

Manager Stephen Rochford has shuffled his pack ahead of a must-win clash with the high-flying Rossies.

# on-the-brink - Monday 23 November, 2015

From The42 'The carrot of managing your own county is a huge thing' - Rochford on Mayo post On The Brink

'The carrot of managing your own county is a huge thing' - Rochford on Mayo post

Stephen Rochford hopes to hear from Mayo county board chiefs in the coming days.

# on-the-brink - Sunday 8 November, 2015

From The42 David Moyes set to be sacked for second time in eighteen months On The Brink

David Moyes set to be sacked for second time in eighteen months

The former Manchester United boss has found the going tough at Real Sociedad.

# on-the-brink - Monday 26 October, 2015

From The42 Fox Sports releases new mini-doc with behind-the-scenes footage from McGregor-Mendes On The Brink This post contains videos

Fox Sports releases new mini-doc with behind-the-scenes footage from McGregor-Mendes

The two-part series follows the Irish MMA star during fight week of UFC 189.

# on-the-brink - Friday 18 October, 2013

From The42 Besieged Conor O'Shea desperate to break Clermont's historic home run Heineken Cup

Besieged Conor O'Shea desperate to break Clermont's historic home run

Harlequins lie on the brink of Heineken Cup disaster if they cannot fashion a win in France.

# on-the-brink - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

From The42 Waterford United hoping to avoid High Court date after wind-up petition Bitter Dispute

Waterford United hoping to avoid High Court date after wind-up petition

It was reported earlier today that former United manager Stephen Henderson had filed the petition over outstanding wages.

# on-the-brink - Saturday 23 March, 2013

How the Cyprus bank closure is crippling business on the island

“We cannot buy, we cannot sell.”

# on-the-brink - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Column: Labour faces the same fate as the Greens after reneging on promises

Labour will be the casualty of this government because it secured votes by promising things the party could never deliver, writes Adrian Grant.

# on-the-brink - Monday 7 May, 2012

From The42 O'Sullivan stretches lead to 15-10 in World Championship final On The Brink

O'Sullivan stretches lead to 15-10 in World Championship final

The Rocket needs only three more frames if he is to claim his fourth title at the Crucible in Sheffield.

From The42 When we were Kings: LA reach NHL's western conference final On The Brink This post contains videos

When we were Kings: LA reach NHL's western conference final

Eight seed have now defeated top two seeds in west in unlikely post-season run.