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#what if

# what-if - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From The42 'I'd be prepared to go. That's not a threat, it's just life': Old Trafford, Valencia and Roy Keane's 'perfect day' What If

'I'd be prepared to go. That's not a threat, it's just life': Old Trafford, Valencia and Roy Keane's 'perfect day'

The midfielder was in a contract stand-off with Manchester United and had the opportunity to sign for Juventus or Bayern Munich.

# what-if - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From The42 Did Klopp snub Man United? German admits to turning down 'historical' post What If

Did Klopp snub Man United? German admits to turning down 'historical' post

Prior to joining the Reds, the coach concedes that he knocked back an approach from another leading Premier League team.

# what-if - Friday 2 September, 2016

From The42 'I spoke to Mourinho about Man United move' What If

'I spoke to Mourinho about Man United move'

N’Golo Kante swapped Premier League champions Leicester City for Chelsea in the off-season.

# what-if - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Boston Globe fake front page imagines 'deeply disturbing' Trump presidency

“Deportations to begin,” reads the Globe’s fake headline, dated 9 April 2017.

# what-if - Sunday 11 October, 2015

From The42 'I should have gone to the other corner' - Richard Keogh rues his missed chance What If

'I should have gone to the other corner' - Richard Keogh rues his missed chance

Derby defender had Ireland’s best chance of a late equaliser in Warsaw.

# what-if - Saturday 10 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 16 things that would happen if rom coms took place in Ireland What If

# what-if - Sunday 27 September, 2015

People share some of their regrets on love, life and children

The nagging question of ‘what if’ plays in many peoples’ heads.

# what-if - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From The42 10 of the best players who could have played for Ireland What If

10 of the best players who could have played for Ireland

Is Jack Grealish set to follow all these top players and opt out of playing for Ireland?

# what-if - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From The42 The hype wasn't quite Jack Grealish but a rugby World Cup winner could have played for Ireland What If

The hype wasn't quite Jack Grealish but a rugby World Cup winner could have played for Ireland

There wasn’t much fanfare when Lawrence Dallaglio was asked to play in green though.

# what-if - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From The42 Costa: I almost joined Liverpool before Chelsea What If

Costa: I almost joined Liverpool before Chelsea

The Blues striker says he came close to leaving Atletico Madrid for the Reds in 2013.

# what-if - Saturday 7 February, 2015

# what-if - Monday 29 December, 2014

From The42 'Cristiano Ronaldo almost joined Birmingham' What If

'Cristiano Ronaldo almost joined Birmingham'

The former Premier League outfit were offered the Portuguese superstar by Sporting Lisbon.

# what-if - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From The42 Here's the 2014 Irish Fantasy Football team of the year What If

Here's the 2014 Irish Fantasy Football team of the year

There are some notable omissions and surprise inclusions in the starting XI.

# what-if - Friday 17 October, 2014

This is what will happen if a person in Ireland gets Ebola

Plans are in place for a number of different scenarios.

# what-if - Sunday 21 September, 2014

How an Irishwoman's diner became the setting for Daniel Radcliffe's new film

And how they came to sell Fool’s Gold.

# what-if - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's how your life would be different if Facebook didn't exist What If

Here's how your life would be different if Facebook didn't exist

Imagine a world where stalking your ex actually meant stalking your ex.

# what-if - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Column: Downtown Boston is a crime scene and I’m sitting in my office a few miles away

Having just moved to the US, Jan Schneider had planned to go watch the Boston Marathon. Luckily, other things came up and he never made it. Here’s his account of living in the aftermath of the Boston bombings.

# what-if - Monday 22 October, 2012

Poll shows that, given the chance, Ireland would reelect Barack Obama

The Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll showed that 79 per cent of the 1,000 people surveyed said that they would vote for Obama.

# what-if - Thursday 1 March, 2012

From The42 Cold case: Ireland beat France in first rugby game on ice What If This post contains videos

Cold case: Ireland beat France in first rugby game on ice

Will Greenwood was on the whistle as skaters from both countries faced off.

# what-if - Saturday 21 January, 2012

From The42 Here's how Trap's Ireland team would look if it were based on FF statistics What If

Here's how Trap's Ireland team would look if it were based on FF statistics

While Marc Tierney and Leon Best may miss out on a Euro 2012 place, they would be assured a place in the team if this alternative selection policy was taken into account.

# what-if - Saturday 17 September, 2011

What would happen to us if Greece defaulted?

TheJournal.ie reporters have been quizzing those in the know to describe the potential fallout of a Greek debt default on Ireland’s economic, social and political scene…

# what-if - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

From The42 Q and A: How Ireland can qualify and other Group B permutations What If

Q and A: How Ireland can qualify and other Group B permutations

In light of last night’s results, we examine some of potential outcomes to Group B.