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# teenage dreams

This week
4th June 2023 - 8th June 2023
# hot prospect
'The future of Udinese' - Irish teenager earns praise after full Serie A debut
James Abankwah made his first start against Juventus on Sunday.
This year
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14-year-old makes snooker history
Vladislav Gradinari went from a country with just ‘three or four’ snooker tables to becoming the youngest player to win a televised match.
Last year
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18-year-old Liverpool youngster hailed after scoring first senior goal
17-year-old Ben Doak also made his first Premier League appearance.
# Record Breaker
13-year-old Christopher Atherton breaks Eamonn Collins' record as youngest senior footballer
The teenager provided an assist with his first touch for Glenavon last night.
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'Best in world' Alcaraz is heir to idol Nadal
‘I would say this is the best week of my life,’ the Spaniard said.
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When Ireland's greatest goalscorer first lit up the Premier League
A look back at the time Robbie Keane became the most expensive teenager in British football history.
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17-year-old Irish striker makes Premier League debut
Evan Ferguson came off the bench during Brighton’s defeat by Burnley.
All time
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The 19-year-old who lit up the Aviva
Andrew Omobamidele made his full debut in Ireland’s draw with Serbia.
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‘More to come’ from Tottenham's 16-year-old record-breaker
Alfie Devine scored in the FA Cup win over Marine.
# teenage dreams
Irish striker Adam Idah commits his future to Norwich City
‘Since I’ve come here, I’ve loved every moment of it,’ the Cork star said after signing a new deal.
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The 17-year-old in line to face Liverpool just a fortnight after receiving his Leaving Cert results
Sean Roughan is making a big impression at Lincoln City.
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17-year-old makes history in Spain win
Ansu Fati became the youngest goalscorer in the history of the national team.
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Power to make Mexican ring return as part of post-Leaving Cert US venture
The 18-year-old has been training in California ahead of a fifth professional contest.
# teenage dreams
The 17-year-old Irish starlet set for America
It’s been a whirlwind few months for Blessing Kingsley, topped off by FAI Cup glory last Sunday.
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McCarthy rules out McGoldrick and says Connolly is 'ready to start' against Switzerland
David McGoldrick will miss out on Tuesday night.
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Collins tipped for 'wonderful career' after becoming Stoke City's youngest captain
Another big step forward for the 18-year-old Irish defender.
# Prodigy
Dream continues for 15-year-old Gauff after epic Wimbledon comeback
The teenage star overcame Polona Hercog today.
# teenage dreams
Venus Williams stunned by 15-year-old Gauff at Wimbledon
Williams had won four Grand Slam titles before the American teenager was born.
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17-year-old American stuns defending champion Halep at Roland Garros
Amanda Anisimova is through to the French Open semi-finals.
# teenage dreams
16-year-old Fulham player makes Premier League history
Harvey Elliott has become the youngest player to grace the English top-flight.
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Late drama as Ireland's Group A rivals open U17 Euros at Tolka Park
A stoppage-time equaliser from Thibo Baeten earned Belgium a draw against Czech Republic.
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Highly promising 15-year-old midfielder signs professional contract at Celtic
Karamoko Dembele’s rise has seen him linked with Chelsea and Manchester City.
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18-year-old swimming prodigy Mona McSharry breaks three Irish records within the space of 24 hours
There was joy elsewhere at the event for Bangor swimmer Jack McMillan.
# teenage dreams
Irish teenager Michael Obafemi handed full Premier League debut against Man United
The 18-year-old Dublin-born attacker has previously appeared four times off the bench.
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Born in 2003, Fulham winger becomes League Cup's youngest-ever player
Remember the name: Harvey Elliott.
# teenage dreams
16-year-old Turner claims silver for Ireland at European Championships
It follows on from Ellen Keane’s bronze in the 200m Individual Medley final last night.
# teenage dreams
Monaghan's Aaron McKenna weighs in for 4th pro bout at Sugar Ray Leonard fight night
The 18-year-old former European Schoolboys champion and Euro Youth silver medalist fights in front of an icon tomorrow night.
# teenage dreams
Inspired by McIlroy, Antrim-born golf prodigy set for European Tour debut
15-year-old Tom McKibbin will compete at the inaugural Shot Clock Masters at Diamond Country Club in Austria next month.
# teenage dreams
The Trinity student who’s a world champion in taekwondo
Ellen Ince chats to The42 about the tough task of balancing life as an elite athlete in her sport with college work.
# teenage dreams
16-year-old Noelle Lenihan battles through injury to win Paralympic bronze
Another stellar day for Ireland in Rio as two medals are added to the total.
# teenage dreams
From Leaving Cert points to Paralympics: teen sprint sensation living the athletics dream
Dubliner Orla Comerford is preparing to represent Ireland in the Paralympics. This is her story.
# no kicks
Officials admit repainting of John Peel mural, amid outrage from music fans
The whitewash of the Belfast street art was carried out as part of a regeneration scheme.