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#Looking Back

# looking-back - Today’s News

From The42 'A great servant' - Multi All-Ireland winner pulls curtain down on illustrious career Looking Back

'A great servant' - Multi All-Ireland winner pulls curtain down on illustrious career

Aged just 21, Mary Leacy lifted the All-Ireland senior camogie title as Wexford ended a 32-year drought.

# looking-back - Thursday 4 January, 2018

From The42 'Going through that experience opened my eyes to how cutthroat football can be' Looking Back This post contains videos

'Going through that experience opened my eyes to how cutthroat football can be'

Derby defender Richard Keogh chats to The42 about getting released as a youngster, representing Ireland against world-class opposition and preparing to face Man United.

# looking-back - Sunday 31 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Heroin ripped through Dublin... And this place we loved was at the heart of the city’s epidemic' Looking Back

'Heroin ripped through Dublin... And this place we loved was at the heart of the city’s epidemic'

Dubs footballer star Philly McMahon recalls growing up in Ballymun in the 1980s and ’90s.

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia, Ophelia and Dublin's three-in-a-row: The most read articles on TheJournal.ie this year Looking Back

Catalonia, Ophelia and Dublin's three-in-a-row: The most read articles on TheJournal.ie this year

These were the most popular posts on the site in the last 12 months. Thank you for reading.

# looking-back - Saturday 30 December, 2017

From The42 ‘Ali was a great champion, an important civil rights figure, but he treated women horribly’ Looking Back This post contains videos

‘Ali was a great champion, an important civil rights figure, but he treated women horribly’

Author of the William Hill-shortlisted Ali: A Life, Jonathan Eig, chats to The42 about the boxer’s legacy.

From The42 'This was '80s Ireland... It was felt a man couldn’t possibly bring 6 children up on his own' Looking Back

'This was '80s Ireland... It was felt a man couldn’t possibly bring 6 children up on his own'

In this extract from his autobiography, Shay Given recalls the tragic passing of his mother when he was just four years old.

# looking-back - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From The42 ‘As a group of players, we knew things had to change’ Protest

‘As a group of players, we knew things had to change’

Áine O’Gorman reflects on what will likely be remembered as a landmark year for Irish women’s football.

# looking-back - Monday 25 December, 2017

From The42 'Heroin ripped through Dublin... And this place we loved was at the heart of the city’s epidemic' Looking Back

'Heroin ripped through Dublin... And this place we loved was at the heart of the city’s epidemic'

Dubs footballer star Philly McMahon recalls growing up in Ballymun in the 1980s and ’90s.

# looking-back - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From The42 'I switched social media off during some of the stupid stuff that happened earlier in the year' Looking Back

'I switched social media off during some of the stupid stuff that happened earlier in the year'

Aidan O’Shea chats to The42 about a busy year in the spotlight.

From The42 'I thought we would win it in my time... From there on you would have expected to go forward' Looking Back

'I thought we would win it in my time... From there on you would have expected to go forward'

In extract from a new book on Liverpool FC, Roy Evans recalls his talented but flawed Reds side.

# looking-back - Friday 22 December, 2017

From The42 'Barry John was in the bath when the intruder entered his bedroom' Looking Back

'Barry John was in the bath when the intruder entered his bedroom'

Warren Gatland, Vern Cotter, Joe Schmidt and others reflect on the legacy of the British and Irish Lions.

# looking-back - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From The42 'There were tears in his eyes... That was unusual for him' Looking Back

'There were tears in his eyes... That was unusual for him'

In an extract from ‘Quiet Genius,’ Bob Paisley’s final days as Liverpool manager are remembered.

# looking-back - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From The42 "I don't think anyone really remembers it, or would watch back and think that it was 'hilarious' or 'legendary'" Looking Back This post contains videos

"I don't think anyone really remembers it, or would watch back and think that it was 'hilarious' or 'legendary'"

Jurgen Klopp has defended his post-match TV interview following the Everton draw.

# looking-back - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

From The42 Matic reveals how Aimar and Saviola made him a £40m holding midfielder Looking Back

Matic reveals how Aimar and Saviola made him a £40m holding midfielder

The Serbia international admits that he was forced out of an attacking berth during his time at Benfica.

# looking-back - Thursday 7 December, 2017

From The42 Karl Sheppard says he 'couldn't really trust' Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny Looking Back

Karl Sheppard says he 'couldn't really trust' Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny

The attacker performed a controversial u-turn as he opted to stick with Cork City recently.

# looking-back - Sunday 26 November, 2017

From The42 'Too many people spread stupid stories on why I left United, about gambling and the mafia' Looking Back This post contains videos

'Too many people spread stupid stories on why I left United, about gambling and the mafia'

Andrei Kanchelskis reflects on a memorable time at Manchester United and his subsequent acrimonious departure from the club.

# looking-back - Monday 13 November, 2017

From The42 Benzema demanded respect from Mourinho in hour-long showdown Looking Back

Benzema demanded respect from Mourinho in hour-long showdown

The Portuguese compared having the Frenchman in attack to hunting with a cat, a comment that did not go down well with the striker.

# looking-back - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From The42 "Fergie told me: ‘Why would you turn down United?'" Looking Back

"Fergie told me: ‘Why would you turn down United?'"

John Obi Mikel became embroiled in a tug-of-war back in 2005, with the Red Devils announcing a deal before missing out to the Blues

# looking-back - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From The42 The forgotten story of Ireland's record-breaking hat-trick hero 50 years on Looking Back This post contains videos

The forgotten story of Ireland's record-breaking hat-trick hero 50 years on

Dubliner Jimmy O’Connor scored Europe’s fastest ever officially verified hat-trick in a top-flight domestic league match.

# looking-back - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From The42 'He was waiting for me at the top of the tunnel': Shearer on that Keane punch Red For Roy

'He was waiting for me at the top of the tunnel': Shearer on that Keane punch

‘He’s another one who I had some great battles with. He punched me in the face once, didn’t he?’

# looking-back - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From The42 Anfield the scene of most Alex Ferguson 'hairdryer' rants - Gary Neville Looking Back

Anfield the scene of most Alex Ferguson 'hairdryer' rants - Gary Neville

The Sky Sports pundit says Manchester United’s clashes with Liverpool brought a change in the legendary manager.

# looking-back - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From The42 Revealed: How Man United missed out on Gascoigne, Shearer, Zidane and Lineker Looking Back

Revealed: How Man United missed out on Gascoigne, Shearer, Zidane and Lineker

Alex Ferguson oversaw a remarkable era of success at Old Trafford, but he might have achieved even more had these stars not slipped the transfer net.

# looking-back - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

From The42 'You went out and you played, you got injected and then you played again' Looking Back This post contains videos

'You went out and you played, you got injected and then you played again'

Martin O’Neill says modern football has moved on considerably in terms of medical treatment compared with his heyday as a player.

# looking-back - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From The42 15 games, 15 wins, 3 titles: A remarkable year for unbeaten All-Ireland champions Tipperary Looking Back

15 games, 15 wins, 3 titles: A remarkable year for unbeaten All-Ireland champions Tipperary

The Mary Quinn Memorial Cup, Munster intermediate title and Division 3 trophy will spend the winter in the Premier county.

# looking-back - Monday 25 September, 2017

From The42 I told Rafa that Barry couldn’t replace Alonso at Liverpool – Gerrard Looking Back

I told Rafa that Barry couldn’t replace Alonso at Liverpool – Gerrard

The club icon has recalled how the England midfielder was initially earmarked as the replacement to the Spain great

# looking-back - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From The42 Man United defender 'wasn't strong enough' for Birmingham Looking Back

Man United defender 'wasn't strong enough' for Birmingham

Gary Rowett admits his staff made a mistake when assessing the merits of Victor Lindelof.

# looking-back - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From The42 'It’s still raw, hugely disappointing' - Coping with Waterford's All-Ireland setback Looking Back

'It’s still raw, hugely disappointing' - Coping with Waterford's All-Ireland setback

Captain Kevin Moran on the loss to Galway and the future of his manager.

# looking-back - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

From The42 'Something just hit me on the shoulder - I looked down and it was an open flick knife' Looking Back This post contains videos

'Something just hit me on the shoulder - I looked down and it was an open flick knife'

Kevin Kilbane remembers playing Georgia amid a hostile atmosphere in 2003.

# looking-back - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From The42 Neymar stays tweet a bluff, admits Pique Looking Back

Neymar stays tweet a bluff, admits Pique

The defender seemed to suggest the Brazilian superstar would not leave Barcelona.

From The42 Tracing the marginalisation of Irish players in the Premier League Looking Back

Tracing the marginalisation of Irish players in the Premier League

We assess the fortunes of Ireland’s footballers in England’s top flight over the past 25 years.

# looking-back - Sunday 9 July, 2017

From The42 Rory McIlroy meets Pep and more of our favourite sports pics from the past week Looking Back

Rory McIlroy meets Pep and more of our favourite sports pics from the past week

We review a busy few days of action via a series of memorable images.

# looking-back - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 'Marcus Rashford wanted to be like Andrea Pirlo' Looking Back

'Marcus Rashford wanted to be like Andrea Pirlo'

Ex-Red Devils youth team coach Paul McGuinness claims the club helped to convert the teenager from a playmaker into a striker.

# looking-back - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From The42 I didn't want to leave Real Madrid - Ronaldo Looking Back

I didn't want to leave Real Madrid - Ronaldo

Rows with Fabio Capello about his weight led to Brazilian striker feeling forced to leave.

# looking-back - Friday 26 May, 2017

From The42 David Luiz 'took a risk and a pay cut' to return to Chelsea Looking Back

David Luiz 'took a risk and a pay cut' to return to Chelsea

The Blues defender says he was happy to return to Stamford Bridge because he doesn’t “like the easy life”.

# looking-back - Saturday 20 May, 2017

From The42 Best player? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2016-17 Premier League season Looking Back

Best player? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2016-17 Premier League season

Has Mourinho done a good job at United? The most enjoyable team to watch? Here’s what we think.

# looking-back - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From The42 Celta inspired by Bilbao's 2012 victory over Man United Looking Back

Celta inspired by Bilbao's 2012 victory over Man United

The Red Devils have the upper hand ahead of Thursday’s second leg, having won last week’s first leg 1-0.

# looking-back - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From The42 ‘Nutsy said: I don’t think Luque will be travelling - Real Madrid put in an £18m bid for him’ LOI Legends This post contains videos

‘Nutsy said: I don’t think Luque will be travelling - Real Madrid put in an £18m bid for him’

Owen Heary chats to The42 about facing Deportivo in the Champions League and his career in the League of Ireland.

# looking-back - Friday 28 April, 2017

From The42 'It's a place we'll never forget': Pat Lam reflects on his time with Connacht Looking Back

'It's a place we'll never forget': Pat Lam reflects on his time with Connacht

The Connacht head coach guided the province to Pro12 glory last year.

# looking-back - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 100 Days of Trump: 'There has been a great betrayal of vulnerable voters' First Report

100 Days of Trump: 'There has been a great betrayal of vulnerable voters'

Politically, the frenetic, unpredictable approach of the Trump administration has engendered one unnecessary nightmare after another, writes Larry Donnelly.

# looking-back - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the GAA football league campaign that just finished? Looking Back
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