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# flashback - Sunday 29 August, 2021

The transfer that stunned football in a season Manchester United's history changed forever
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

The transfer that stunned football in a season Manchester United's history changed forever

Aug 29th 2021, 7:30 AM 20,448 Views 4 Comments

After Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning return to Old Trafford was confirmed on Friday, The42 looks at how Jaap Stam’s dramatic exit 20 years ago this weekend was a defining moment for Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford.

# flashback - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Aldo's emotional Anfield exit: from battering Barca to bossing Birkenhead
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Aldo's emotional Anfield exit: from battering Barca to bossing Birkenhead

Updated Aug 21st 2021, 10:00 AM 25,410 Views 19 Comments

Thirty years on from battling with Emilio Butragueno at the top of the La Liga scoring charts to joining Tranmere Rovers in the old English Second Division, how John Aldridge’s heartbreaking Liverpool departure led to a new chapter in his life.

# flashback - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Fights in the showers, porn on the bus and winners on the pitch - How Shels made Double history in 2000
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Fights in the showers, porn on the bus and winners on the pitch - How Shels made Double history in 2000

Mar 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 31,163 Views 6 Comments

Pat Scully, Paul Doolin, Richie Baker, Dave Campbell and Alan Mathews reveal all about the team that started a dynasty in Drumcondra.

# flashback - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Surfing in Strandhill, selling Hugo Boss and Joey Ndo's smile - How Sligo Rovers became champions in 2012
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Surfing in Strandhill, selling Hugo Boss and Joey Ndo's smile - How Sligo Rovers became champions in 2012

Mar 22nd 2020, 7:37 AM 14,530 Views 6 Comments

The Bit O’Red’s former players and manager recall how bonds were formed and memories of a lifetime made en route to winning the club’s first title in 35 years.

# flashback - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'I missed the cut and ended up getting kicked out of bars for having a fake ID... I’ve come a long way!'
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

'I missed the cut and ended up getting kicked out of bars for having a fake ID... I’ve come a long way!'

Mar 11th 2020, 12:07 PM 13,153 Views 3 Comments

Rory McIlroy recalls his debut at Sawgrass as he aims to win a second Players Championship in a row.

# flashback - Friday 22 June, 2018

Lovren believes Croatia can surpass achievements of 1998 World Cup heroes
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Lovren believes Croatia can surpass achievements of 1998 World Cup heroes

Jun 22nd 2018, 12:51 PM 5,054 Views 12 Comments

With Davor Suker to the fore, Croatia came third at the World Cup in France 20 years ago.

# flashback - Friday 29 December, 2017

29 ways 2018 is about to make you feel extremely old
# Flashback
From The Daily Edge
# Flashback

29 ways 2018 is about to make you feel extremely old

Dec 29th 2017, 1:00 PM 7,794 Views 5 Comments

Help.

# flashback - Friday 3 November, 2017

City's lessons learned from 2005 double bid when they 'nearly drank Cork dry'
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

City's lessons learned from 2005 double bid when they 'nearly drank Cork dry'

Nov 3rd 2017, 6:00 AM 6,451 Views 4 Comments

A first Leeside double since 1951 is at stake this weekend when they take on Dundalk at the Aviva Stadium.

# flashback - Friday 22 September, 2017

'We went into the dressing room and said that some greater power had been the cause of that'
# Down Memory Lane
From The42
# Down Memory Lane

'We went into the dressing room and said that some greater power had been the cause of that'

Sep 22nd 2017, 7:58 AM 22,018 Views 8 Comments

A late, late goal was the difference when Dublin and Mayo met in the 2003 All-Ireland senior ladies final.

# flashback - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Great footage of Derek McGrath and Micheál Donoghue in opposition in the 1992 minor final
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Great footage of Derek McGrath and Micheál Donoghue in opposition in the 1992 minor final

Aug 30th 2017, 12:42 PM 15,926 Views 4 Comments

“How many fingers am I holding up?”

# flashback - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Here's what Irish websites looked like back in the 90s
# Old Internet
From The Daily Edge
# Old Internet

Here's what Irish websites looked like back in the 90s

Jul 4th 2017, 8:00 AM 6,239 Views 3 Comments

Easier and uglier times…

# flashback - Saturday 27 May, 2017

The Scarlets defeat that laid the foundations for one of Munster's greatest triumphs
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

The Scarlets defeat that laid the foundations for one of Munster's greatest triumphs

May 27th 2017, 10:00 AM 17,325 Views 2 Comments

It’s 10 years since Munster’s reign as European champions ground to a halt at Stradey Park.

# flashback - Friday 14 April, 2017

Gavin v McGuinness: The 2010 encounter between the men who would change the landscape of Gaelic football
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Gavin v McGuinness: The 2010 encounter between the men who would change the landscape of Gaelic football

Apr 14th 2017, 8:00 PM 20,891 Views 11 Comments

Seven years ago Jim Gavin and Jim McGuinness met on the sideline for the first time in the All-Ireland U21 football final.

# flashback - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Footage has surfaced of Cork City being gifted a goal by some dodgy Sam Allardyce defending
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Footage has surfaced of Cork City being gifted a goal by some dodgy Sam Allardyce defending

Jan 24th 2017, 3:40 PM 7,584 Views 6 Comments

Big Sam is still having nightmares about Gerry McCabe.

# flashback - Monday 7 November, 2016

Here's how Eddie Alvarez made short work of Rafael Dos Anjos to become UFC champ
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Here's how Eddie Alvarez made short work of Rafael Dos Anjos to become UFC champ

Nov 7th 2016, 7:30 AM 5,788 Views 4 Comments

Alvarez makes his first defence against Conor McGregor this weekend.

# flashback - Thursday 20 October, 2016

It's 20 years since King Kev's entertainers famously thumped Man United
# Ha'way 5-0
From The42
# Ha'way 5-0

It's 20 years since King Kev's entertainers famously thumped Man United

Oct 20th 2016, 4:40 PM 4,773 Views 10 Comments

On 20 October 1996, Newcastle humiliated Alex Ferguson’s side 5-0 at St James’ Park.

# flashback - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Bergkamp, Bart-Williams and Big Ron: the last time Arsenal faced Nottingham Forest
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Bergkamp, Bart-Williams and Big Ron: the last time Arsenal faced Nottingham Forest

Sep 20th 2016, 6:10 PM 5,863 Views 3 Comments

It’s been a long time since the sides have met but they cross swords tonight in the League Cup.

# flashback - Sunday 12 June, 2016

5 of Martin O'Neill's biggest games in management
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

5 of Martin O'Neill's biggest games in management

Jun 12th 2016, 8:47 AM 6,999 Views 8 Comments

Which games would you add to the list?

# flashback - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Where are they now? Ireland's Euro '88 squad
# Class Of 88
From The42
# Class Of 88

Where are they now? Ireland's Euro '88 squad

Jun 4th 2016, 9:00 PM 26,430 Views 15 Comments

How many of Ireland’s 20-man squad can you remember and what are they doing now?

# flashback - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Where are they now? The United and Palace teams that met in the 1990 FA Cup Final
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Where are they now? The United and Palace teams that met in the 1990 FA Cup Final

May 21st 2016, 6:30 AM 8,878 Views 3 Comments

What have these 22 former players been up to since the last time Manchester United and Crystal Palace met in the FA Cup Final?

# flashback - Thursday 19 May, 2016

The trophy that saved Fergie: the last time Man Utd met Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

The trophy that saved Fergie: the last time Man Utd met Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final

May 19th 2016, 11:53 AM 5,224 Views 6 Comments

The 1990 final was forced to go to a replay after the original match finished 3-3.

# flashback - Sunday 15 May, 2016

7 great moments you might have forgotten from the Premier League season
# Throwback
From The42
# Throwback

7 great moments you might have forgotten from the Premier League season

May 15th 2016, 7:45 AM 10,382 Views 1 Comment

What would you add to the list?

# flashback - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Which Irish players have suffered multiple Premier League relegations?
# Dreaded Drop
From The42
# Dreaded Drop

Which Irish players have suffered multiple Premier League relegations?

Apr 30th 2016, 9:39 AM 8,728 Views 4 Comments

If Norwich are relegated it would be a second successive relegation for Robbie Brady, while Wes Hoolahan is also facing the drop for the second time.

# flashback - Thursday 21 April, 2016

What happened to the Derby County team with the lowest ever Premier League points total?
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

What happened to the Derby County team with the lowest ever Premier League points total?

Apr 21st 2016, 8:02 PM 14,494 Views 9 Comments

The Rams managed only one Premier League win in the 2007-08 season.

# flashback - Sunday 20 March, 2016

QUIZ: Were you paying attention to the general election?
# Political Animals
# Political Animals

QUIZ: Were you paying attention to the general election?

Mar 20th 2016, 12:00 PM 26,030 Views 22 Comments

Three weeks on, how much do you remember about the election for the 32nd Dáil?

# flashback - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Revealed: Labour voted against extending Special Criminal Court's powers in 2009
# Before Government
# Before Government

Revealed: Labour voted against extending Special Criminal Court's powers in 2009

Feb 10th 2016, 5:18 PM 17,585 Views 91 Comments

Legislation to extend the powers of the non-jury court to deal with cases involving organised crime was opposed at final stages by Joan Burton and her party.

# flashback - Thursday 31 December, 2015

This day in 2012 saw the KO win that earned Conor McGregor a UFC contract
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

This day in 2012 saw the KO win that earned Conor McGregor a UFC contract

Dec 31st 2015, 4:30 PM 17,320 Views 10 Comments

McGregor defeated Ivan Buchinger at The Helix in Dublin… and the rest is history.

# flashback - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Remember this famous Fine Gael ad from 2007?
# Flashback
# Flashback

Remember this famous Fine Gael ad from 2007?

Sep 29th 2015, 4:46 PM 19,319 Views 54 Comments

Micheál Martin raised this eight-year-old campaign ad in the Dáil today.

# flashback - Sunday 30 August, 2015

This 1970s Bank of Ireland ad had a go at predicting your earnings for 2028
# Blast From The Past
# Blast From The Past

This 1970s Bank of Ireland ad had a go at predicting your earnings for 2028

Aug 30th 2015, 9:15 AM 21,091 Views 26 Comments

In the 1970s, Bank of Ireland had its crystal ball out.

# flashback - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Today in 2012 saw a major milestone in Conor McGregor's career
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Today in 2012 saw a major milestone in Conor McGregor's career

Jun 2nd 2015, 5:00 AM 20,187 Views 7 Comments

‘The Notorious’ won his first Cage Warriors title and the MMA world began to take notice.

# flashback - Friday 15 May, 2015

11 retro McDonalds toys that will make 90s kids weak with nostalgia
# Retro
From The Daily Edge
# Retro

11 retro McDonalds toys that will make 90s kids weak with nostalgia

May 15th 2015, 10:49 AM 10,463 Views 1 Comment

They just ain’t the same anymore.

# flashback - Monday 27 April, 2015

Where are they now? The first ever Toulon team to play in the European Cup back in 2010
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Where are they now? The first ever Toulon team to play in the European Cup back in 2010

Apr 27th 2015, 9:10 PM 12,612 Views 4 Comments

Mourad Boudjellal’s men have come a long way in five years.

# flashback - Friday 24 April, 2015

20 years ago, Luis Enrique humiliated Pep Guardiola and Barcelona
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

20 years ago, Luis Enrique humiliated Pep Guardiola and Barcelona

Apr 24th 2015, 2:05 PM 9,167 Views 6 Comments

The now-managers will clash in the Champions League semi-finals but have plenty of history as players too.

# flashback - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

End of an era: Everything you need to know before the final Mad Men episodes
# Flashback
# Flashback

End of an era: Everything you need to know before the final Mad Men episodes

Apr 7th 2015, 8:10 AM 14,740 Views 4 Comments

The land of Don.

# flashback - Monday 16 March, 2015

Tomorrow's finalists Belvedere College had a UFC star in their winning team of 10 years ago
# Familiar Face
From The42
# Familiar Face

Tomorrow's finalists Belvedere College had a UFC star in their winning team of 10 years ago

Mar 16th 2015, 5:06 PM 34,310 Views 5 Comments

From the Leinster Schools Cup final to the Octagon.

# flashback - Thursday 12 February, 2015

It's been five years since the Toulon Tank took on BOD - and made beating him look easy
# Big Bastareaud
From The42
# Big Bastareaud

It's been five years since the Toulon Tank took on BOD - and made beating him look easy

Feb 12th 2015, 7:51 PM 12,188 Views 6 Comments

The power of Mathieu Bastareaud was felt by O’Driscoll at the Stade de France in 2010.

# flashback - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Do you remember the day Ireland announced themselves on the world stage by beating Pakistan?
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Do you remember the day Ireland announced themselves on the world stage by beating Pakistan?

Feb 1st 2015, 9:30 AM 3,136 Views 5 Comments

It was an unforgettable St Patrick’s Day in Jamaica.

# flashback - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Chamakh, Squillaci & Djourou: the last Arsenal team to beat City in Manchester
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Chamakh, Squillaci & Djourou: the last Arsenal team to beat City in Manchester

Jan 18th 2015, 12:45 PM 4,266 Views 3 Comments

Goals from Samir Nasri, Alex Song and Nicklas Bendtner secured a Gunners’ victory in October 2010.

# flashback - Friday 16 January, 2015

This time in 2012, Conor McGregor had just picked up his first win for Cage Warriors
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

This time in 2012, Conor McGregor had just picked up his first win for Cage Warriors

Jan 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 12,131 Views 4 Comments

From Cage Warriors beginner to UFC title contender in under three years.

# flashback - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Ten years on: looking back at the Man United XI held to a goalless draw by non-league Exeter
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Ten years on: looking back at the Man United XI held to a goalless draw by non-league Exeter

Jan 3rd 2015, 9:44 PM 11,975 Views 10 Comments

Pique, Djemba-Djemba, Miller and Bellion all featured and failed.

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