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# preview - Saturday 12 October, 2019

From The42 Prospect of win in Georgia puts Ireland tantalisingly close to Euro 2020 qualification Preview

Prospect of win in Georgia puts Ireland tantalisingly close to Euro 2020 qualification

It won’t be straightforward, but should Ireland win tonight, they will dance out of Tbilisi…Flatley-style.

From The42 Ireland out to clinch World Cup quarter-final with bonus-point win over Samoans Preview

Ireland out to clinch World Cup quarter-final with bonus-point win over Samoans

Joe Schmidt’s side can save themselves a nervous Sunday by winning with four tries in Fukuoka today.

# preview - Friday 11 October, 2019

From The42 Mancini warns Kean after red card against Ireland Temperamental

Mancini warns Kean after red card against Ireland

The Italy U21 star was dismissed for pushing Republic of Ireland striker Troy Parrott in the chest.

# preview - Thursday 10 October, 2019

From The42 Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues Tensions

Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues

The Bulgarian FA chief was upset with remarks made by the England camp but Southgate has tried to defuse to the situation.

From The42 'They are fighting machines, they will get you by the throat' - Koeman wary of Northern Ireland threat Dutch Courage

'They are fighting machines, they will get you by the throat' - Koeman wary of Northern Ireland threat

The Oranje host Michael O’Neill’s men in tonight’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

# preview - Friday 4 October, 2019

From The42 'If Liverpool put out a video of me like that, I'd leave' - Klopp slams Salzburg for releasing team-talk clip Not Having It This post contains videos

'If Liverpool put out a video of me like that, I'd leave' - Klopp slams Salzburg for releasing team-talk clip

A clip of manager Jesse Marsch’s half-time talk was published on social media.

# preview - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From The42 'It doesn't matter if it's Russia or New Zealand - it's about getting back on the horse' Preview

'It doesn't matter if it's Russia or New Zealand - it's about getting back on the horse'

Ireland must bounce back from their shock defeat to Japan against Russia in Kobe today.

# preview - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

From The42 'He doesn't talk much and neither do I, so it is difficult for us' - Griezmann trying to bond with Messi Friendship

'He doesn't talk much and neither do I, so it is difficult for us' - Griezmann trying to bond with Messi

The Argentinian’s injury problems have also made it difficult for the pair to build a connection.

# preview - Sunday 29 September, 2019

From The42 Solskjaer: Improving Manchester United is no 'quick-fix job' Long-term Plan

Solskjaer: Improving Manchester United is no 'quick-fix job'

United host Arsenal in a crucial Premier League clash on Monday night.

# preview - Saturday 28 September, 2019

From The42 Ireland's top-level Test experience should prove too much for hosts Japan Preview

Ireland's top-level Test experience should prove too much for hosts Japan

Joe Schmidt’s men are looking to ramp up their performance in Shizuoka today.

# preview - Friday 27 September, 2019

From The42 Valverde reveals that Barcelona will appeal €300 fine over Griezmann transfer Griez Lightning

Valverde reveals that Barcelona will appeal €300 fine over Griezmann transfer

Barca signed Griezmann in July for €120million but Atletico Madrid claimed they were owed a further €80m.

From The42 Alisson to return to training on Sunday, Klopp confirms Beck In Action

Alisson to return to training on Sunday, Klopp confirms

The Brazilian has been out for the last seven weeks with a calf injury.

# preview - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

From The42 'Neymar did what he had to do' - No grief from PSG team-mate over attempted exit No Grudge

'Neymar did what he had to do' - No grief from PSG team-mate over attempted exit

The Brazilian seemed to want to rejoin his former club Barcelona during the summer.

# preview - Sunday 22 September, 2019

From The42 After Super Saturday lives up to billing, Ireland get set to launch their World Cup Preview

After Super Saturday lives up to billing, Ireland get set to launch their World Cup

Joe Schmidt’s men have the forward power to start their campaign with a win.

# preview - Friday 20 September, 2019

From The42 Inter boss Conte despairs of Italian football's worsening 'hate' culture Toxic

Inter boss Conte despairs of Italian football's worsening 'hate' culture

‘I came back after three years and found everything worse,’ the former Chelsea manager said.

Culture Night: Here's what's on in the North and West

We’re previewing the best events for Culture Night.

# preview - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

From The42 Neuer wants to end tension with Germany team-mate Ter Stegen after war of words Tension

Neuer wants to end tension with Germany team-mate Ter Stegen after war of words

Manuel Neuer says he is done speaking about his Germany rivalry with Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

From The42 Liverpool not favourites against 'cheeky b*******' Napoli, says Klopp Challenge

Liverpool not favourites against 'cheeky b*******' Napoli, says Klopp

The Premier League giants begin the defence of their European title at the Stadio San Paolo tonight.

# preview - Monday 16 September, 2019

From The42 Mbappe and Cavani set to miss PSG's Champions League clash with Real Madrid Firepower

Mbappe and Cavani set to miss PSG's Champions League clash with Real Madrid

The French powerhouse will have a whole lot of talent sitting in the stands.

# preview - Saturday 14 September, 2019

From The42 PSG ultras issue Neymar warning Unhappy

PSG ultras issue Neymar warning

The Brazil international joined PSG from Barcelona in a world-record €222million move two years ago.

# preview - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From The42 'People get into scrapes' - Sean Dyche on Danny Drinkwater nightclub incident Reaction

'People get into scrapes' - Sean Dyche on Danny Drinkwater nightclub incident

The on-loan Chelsea midfielder was reportedly attacked outside a venue in Manchester.

# preview - Sunday 8 September, 2019

From The42 'I would not be wasting my time': Bale confident Wales can qualify for Euro 2020 Man On A Mission

'I would not be wasting my time': Bale confident Wales can qualify for Euro 2020

The Real Madrid forward rescued his country against Azerbaijan in Cardiff.

# preview - Monday 2 September, 2019

From The42 'I couldn’t begin to describe how it has been for me. I’m loving every minute' Preview

'I couldn’t begin to describe how it has been for me. I’m loving every minute'

‘I’ve only changed little things, the handshake in the morning has been replaced by a group hug,’ IWNT caretaker boss, Tom O’Connor joked.

# preview - Saturday 24 August, 2019

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland need to show encouraging signs in Twickenham Preview

Schmidt's Ireland need to show encouraging signs in Twickenham

After a disappointing Six Nations, this feels like a chance to gain some momentum.

# preview - Friday 23 August, 2019

From The42 Guardiola: I doubted milestone man David Silva Looking Back

Guardiola: I doubted milestone man David Silva

The Spanish star is set for his 400th Premier League game this weekend.

From The42 Alisson improving but 'not that close' to Liverpool comeback Sidelined

Alisson improving but 'not that close' to Liverpool comeback

Liverpool are yet to put a time frame on the goalkeeper’s return from a calf issue suffered against Norwich City.

# preview - Friday 16 August, 2019

From The42 Messi ruled out of Barcelona's La Liga opener tonight Injury

Messi ruled out of Barcelona's La Liga opener tonight

Ernesto Valverde indicated the Barcelona captain will miss Friday’s game against Athletic Bilbao.

# preview - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

From The42 Kante a doubt for Chelsea's final showdown with Liverpool Doubt

Kante a doubt for Chelsea's final showdown with Liverpool

Frank Lampard will field a strong team in the Uefa Super Cup but could be without his star midfielder.

# preview - Saturday 10 August, 2019

From The42 Now or never for Ireland's World Cup hopefuls in Aviva audition Preview

Now or never for Ireland's World Cup hopefuls in Aviva audition

Joe Schmidt’s side begin their warm-up schedule against Italy this afternoon.

# preview - Friday 9 August, 2019

From The42 Can anyone stop Manchester City and Pep Guardiola making history this season? Preview

Can anyone stop Manchester City and Pep Guardiola making history this season?

Liverpool may fall just short again, while Chelsea and Manchester United could be in for long, tough seasons.

# preview - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

From The42 Dundalk licking their wounds after Champions League exit but ready for Bratislava challenge Preview

Dundalk licking their wounds after Champions League exit but ready for Bratislava challenge

Vinny Perth’s men face Slovan Bratislava in the first leg of their Europa League third qualifying round tie.

# preview - Friday 2 August, 2019

From The42 'Physically, he's a freak. He's in ridiculous condition — a stone lighter than he was' Looking Well

'Physically, he's a freak. He's in ridiculous condition — a stone lighter than he was'

Cork City manager John Cotter paid tribute to Mark O’Sullivan, who has recently returned to the club.

# preview - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 Ireland U19s set for Euros opener against Norway side managed by Premier League veteran Preview

Ireland U19s set for Euros opener against Norway side managed by Premier League veteran

Tom Mohan’s side kick off their campaign in Armenia today.

# preview - Saturday 22 June, 2019

From The42 'Take my word of honour': Brazil manager denies using drone to spy on Peru at Copa America Spygate

'Take my word of honour': Brazil manager denies using drone to spy on Peru at Copa America

Amid accusations of spying, Tite has denied that he used a drone to watch his opponent’s training.

# preview - Thursday 13 June, 2019

From The42 McIlroy hopes regained 'freedom' leads to fast start at US Open as he chases first major since 2014 Rory

McIlroy hopes regained 'freedom' leads to fast start at US Open as he chases first major since 2014

After an impressive win at the Canadian Open, the 30-year-old is eyeing more glory at Pebble Beach.

# preview - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From The42 Defending US Open champion Koepka still trying to prove the doubters wrong Status

Defending US Open champion Koepka still trying to prove the doubters wrong

With four majors in two years, the American is still trying to show he’s a force to be reckoned with.

# preview - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

From The42 McIlroy's major success a 'driving factor' for Spieth ahead of US Open Keep Up

McIlroy's major success a 'driving factor' for Spieth ahead of US Open

Brooks Koepka and McIlroy have both won one major more than the Texan.

From The42 Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism Out Of Sorts

Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism

The PSG man was below his usual standard on Saturday, but he was no worse than his French team-mates, insists the World Cup-winning coach.

# preview - Monday 10 June, 2019

From The42 Old issues of style of play raised again ahead of must-win clash with Gibraltar Preview

Old issues of style of play raised again ahead of must-win clash with Gibraltar

Mick McCarthy bristled slightly on Ireland’s need to play open, expansive football ahead of tonight’s game in Dublin.

# preview - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From The42 'They’ve shown this year already that they’re more than a match for anybody in the league' Preview

'They’ve shown this year already that they’re more than a match for anybody in the league'

Here’s what’s on the menu tonight in the SSE Airtricity League.