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# unlikely-hero - Sunday 15 September, 2019

From The42 Wildcard Pettersen seals thrilling Solheim Cup win for Europe Unlikely Hero

Wildcard Pettersen seals thrilling Solheim Cup win for Europe

Pettersen, a new mother who had hardly played in two years, was a controversial selection.

# unlikely-hero - Saturday 2 February, 2019

From The42 Gervinho snatches late draw for Parma against stuttering Juventus Unlikely Hero

Gervinho snatches late draw for Parma against stuttering Juventus

After crashing out of the Coppa Italia in midweek, Juventus let a two-goal lead slip.

# unlikely-hero - Saturday 15 September, 2018

From The42 Goalkeeper scores the winner as St Pat's overcome Sligo Unlikely Hero

Goalkeeper scores the winner as St Pat's overcome Sligo

Brendan Clarke slotted his penalty past Mitchell Beeney in the second-half to ensure all three points for his side.

# unlikely-hero - Thursday 15 March, 2018

From The42 Being told to retire at 26 due to a heart condition and coming through the Nemo 'over-age system' Unlikely Hero

Being told to retire at 26 due to a heart condition and coming through the Nemo 'over-age system'

It’s been a remarkable journey for 35-year-old Cavan native Paddy Gumley.

# unlikely-hero - Monday 13 March, 2017

From The42 Kante strike sees Chelsea advance to semis as things get heated between Conte and Mourinho Feisty Affair

Kante strike sees Chelsea advance to semis as things get heated between Conte and Mourinho

It was another miserable Stamford Bridge return for the Manchester United boss.

# unlikely-hero - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From The42 Ramos on the double as Real get title tilt back on track Unlikely Hero This post contains videos

Ramos on the double as Real get title tilt back on track

Zinedine Zidane’s side snapped a two-game losing streak against Malaga.

# unlikely-hero - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The42 'Welcome to Vanchester' - Van Gaal tastes success on home bow Unlikely Hero

'Welcome to Vanchester' - Van Gaal tastes success on home bow

Louis van Gaal enjoyed a winning introduction to Old Trafford as Manchester United beat Valencia 2-1 on Tuesday.

# unlikely-hero - Friday 15 November, 2013

From The42 David McInerney: 'Our full back never turned up and they just threw me in' Unlikely Hero

David McInerney: 'Our full back never turned up and they just threw me in'

Clare’s Allstar winning full-back on the ‘accident’ that lead to him becoming a defensive anchor.

# unlikely-hero - Saturday 11 May, 2013

From The42 The NBA's response to this drunk draft hopeful is really excellent Free Agent

The NBA's response to this drunk draft hopeful is really excellent

“As an upstanding young man who is 25 years young…” Thanks for resisting the urge to bin this, NBA.