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#Looking Back

# looking-back - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

From The42 Spain sent me World Cup SOS, claims Benitez Looking Back

Spain sent me World Cup SOS, claims Benitez

The Newcastle manager says there was ‘a chance’ he could have replaced Julen Lopetegui.

# looking-back - Sunday 15 July, 2018

From The42 How will the 4 counties reflect after the opening day of the Super 8s? Looking Back

How will the 4 counties reflect after the opening day of the Super 8s?

The action in the GAA’s new format football format finally started last night.

# looking-back - Monday 9 July, 2018

From The42 Croatia star recalls 'great experience' in Premier League Looking Back

Croatia star recalls 'great experience' in Premier League

Andrej Kramaric is hoping to start for Zlatko Dalic’s side in Moscow on Wednesday.

# looking-back - Thursday 28 June, 2018

From The42 'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'" Looking Back

'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'"

After a difficult few years, Mikey Drennan is back playing in the League of Ireland with Sligo.

# looking-back - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From The42 'I'd love to have played in another World Cup... But I don't regret any of my actions' Looking Back

'I'd love to have played in another World Cup... But I don't regret any of my actions'

Roy Keane has revisited the infamous Saipan controversy 16 years on.

# looking-back - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From The42 'Maldini says, "I thought we were going to be playing at home today." It was all green' Wc Memories This post contains videos

'Maldini says, "I thought we were going to be playing at home today." It was all green'

Charlie Stillitano recalls his involvement behind the scenes at the famous World Cup ’94 match.

# looking-back - Friday 8 June, 2018

From The42 US Open signs encouraging for Tiger Woods, 10 years on from last major victory Looking Back

US Open signs encouraging for Tiger Woods, 10 years on from last major victory

‘The last couple years have felt like a very long time. A second seemed like 24 hours.’

# looking-back - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From The42 ‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’ Looking Back This post contains videos

‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’

33 years on from representing Liverpool in the European Cup final, Jim Beglin reflects on a career full of highs and lows.

# looking-back - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's European Cup-winning sides? Looking Back

Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's European Cup-winning sides?

You’ll need to be a hardcore Reds fan to get 10/10 in this.

# looking-back - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From The42 'People ask me about the toughest decision and it's Joe Hart' Looking Back

'People ask me about the toughest decision and it's Joe Hart'

Pep Guardiola found it difficult to call time on the goalkeeper’s Man City career.

# looking-back - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From The42 Best individual performance? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2017-18 Premier League season Looking Back

Best individual performance? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2017-18 Premier League season

Thoughts from a campaign that saw Man City blow away the competition.

# looking-back - Thursday 10 May, 2018

From The42 'I knew I was going to play. The only problem was I also knew he didn't want to play me' Looking Back

'I knew I was going to play. The only problem was I also knew he didn't want to play me'

Playing for Belgium under Marc Wilmots was not a source of enjoyment for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku.

# looking-back - Friday 4 May, 2018

From The42 Did Man United miss out on Pep Guardiola? Looking Back

Did Man United miss out on Pep Guardiola?

Jordi Cruyff believes the Catalan coach came close to agreeing a move to Old Trafford in 2013.

# looking-back - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From The42 'It's those little things - my first game, and him not being there on the sideline' Looking Back

'It's those little things - my first game, and him not being there on the sideline'

Roscommon’s Amanda McLoone shares her story.

# looking-back - Friday 27 April, 2018

From The42 Mourinho regrets 'negative episodes' with Wenger Looking Back

Mourinho regrets 'negative episodes' with Wenger

The Arsenal manager was infamously once described as a “specialist in failure” by the Portuguese coach.

# looking-back - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From The42 Roma midfielder denies being close to Man United deal Looking Back

Roma midfielder denies being close to Man United deal

The Netherlands international had previously been linked to Old Trafford.

# looking-back - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From The42 The Irishman who made his Premier League debut under Arsene Wenger Early Days

The Irishman who made his Premier League debut under Arsene Wenger

Graham Barrett recalls his former manager and his time as a youngster at Arsenal.

# looking-back - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From The42 Juventus icon Buffon has no referee rant regrets: ‘I’d say it all again’ Looking Back

Juventus icon Buffon has no referee rant regrets: ‘I’d say it all again’

The legendary goalkeeper blasted Michael Oliver after his controversial midweek decision in the Champions League.

# looking-back - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

From The42 Dzeko 'very happy' to have rejected Chelsea after Champions League heroics Looking Back

Dzeko 'very happy' to have rejected Chelsea after Champions League heroics

The Bosnian striker was Roma’s star man as they downed Barcelona.

# looking-back - Friday 6 April, 2018

From The42 'I only spoke with him twice:' De Bruyne reflects on 'distant' relationship with Jose Mourinho Looking Back

'I only spoke with him twice:' De Bruyne reflects on 'distant' relationship with Jose Mourinho

The Man City star played under Mourinho after he came to Stamford Bridge in 2012.

# looking-back - Thursday 22 March, 2018

From The42 "He just said: 'At the moment we are not going to be offering you a contract'" Looking Back

"He just said: 'At the moment we are not going to be offering you a contract'"

Jack Wilshere admits he was originally told he could leave Arsenal at the start of the season.

# looking-back - Sunday 25 February, 2018

From The42 'For a lad coming over from Dublin at 15 to say you'd be at Arsenal for 20 years... I got very lucky really' Looking Back This post contains videos

'For a lad coming over from Dublin at 15 to say you'd be at Arsenal for 20 years... I got very lucky really'

Ahead of the Gunners’ League Cup final with Manchester City today, we chat to club legend David O’Leary.

# looking-back - Thursday 22 February, 2018

From The42 'There were doubts' - Rio Ferdinand admits Man Utd team-mates' uncertainty over David de Gea Looking Back

'There were doubts' - Rio Ferdinand admits Man Utd team-mates' uncertainty over David de Gea

The Spanish international starred against Sevilla on Wednesday, but the retired defender had initial doubts regarding the goalkeeper.

# looking-back - Monday 19 February, 2018

From The42 Duffer's brilliance, controversial refereeing calls and Rivaldo magic - 5 classic Chelsea-Barcelona ties Looking Back This post contains videos

Duffer's brilliance, controversial refereeing calls and Rivaldo magic - 5 classic Chelsea-Barcelona ties

The two sides have battled it out in some fiercely contested contests over the years.

# looking-back - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From The42 'I left the training ground crying... It's only when you leave Juventus that you realise what you had' Looking Back

'I left the training ground crying... It's only when you leave Juventus that you realise what you had'

Fernando Llorente is preparing for a reunion with his former employers, as Spurs face Juve in the Champions League tonight.

# looking-back - Monday 12 February, 2018

From The42 Alexis recalls Messi crying after Chelsea defeat Looking Back

Alexis recalls Messi crying after Chelsea defeat

The Manchester United forward says he saw his former Barcelona team-mate in tears after missing a penalty in a Champions League tie.

# looking-back - Thursday 8 February, 2018

From The42 Luka Modric on Tottenham regret, Real Madrid struggles Looking Back

Luka Modric on Tottenham regret, Real Madrid struggles

The Croatian midfielder admits he is still disappointed at having failed to land a trophy at Spurs.

# looking-back - Sunday 4 February, 2018

From The42 'He told us nothing. If he had done, PSG would have been able to buy him for less money' Looking Back

'He told us nothing. If he had done, PSG would have been able to buy him for less money'

Barcelona vice-president Jordi Mestre has criticised Brazil superstar Neymar over the way the forward handled his move.

# looking-back - Friday 2 February, 2018

From The42 'I was thinking about what I was going to do if I wasn't going to be a footballer' Looking Back

'I was thinking about what I was going to do if I wasn't going to be a footballer'

Richie Towell chats to The42 about a difficult period after leaving Celtic and loving football again at Rotherham.

# looking-back - Thursday 25 January, 2018

From The42 Tottenham defender admits to having snubbed Barcelona switch Looking Back

Tottenham defender admits to having snubbed Barcelona switch

Davinson Sanchez has revealed that he turned down the opportunity to head for Camp Nou before linking up with Ajax.

# looking-back - Monday 22 January, 2018

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.

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