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What's the story with all the mad hats at Ladies' Day anyway? We investigated
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What's the story with all the mad hats at Ladies' Day anyway? We investigated

Sep 18th 2015, 5:48 PM 2,760 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about the first thing on any non-racegoers lips.

How well do you remember Ireland's 2011 Rugby World Cup odyssey?
# Test Yourself
From The42
# Test Yourself

How well do you remember Ireland's 2011 Rugby World Cup odyssey?

Sep 17th 2015, 5:00 PM 16,569 Views 6 Comments

Ireland made history at the tournament, if that helps jog your memory.

How's your memory of Ireland's 2003 Rugby World Cup?
# The Green And Golden Years
From The42
# The Green And Golden Years

How's your memory of Ireland's 2003 Rugby World Cup?

Sep 15th 2015, 5:00 PM 16,720 Views 3 Comments

There was a lot to be said for mid-morning kick-offs.

A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups
# History Boys
From The42
# History Boys

A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups

Sep 14th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,273 Views 11 Comments

Join us on a trip down memory lane.

5 times Ireland were given a World Cup scare by minnows
# RWC 2015
From The42
# RWC 2015

5 times Ireland were given a World Cup scare by minnows

Sep 14th 2015, 7:00 AM 6,588 Views 5 Comments

Come at us, Canada.

The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin
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The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin

Sep 11th 2015, 5:41 PM 3,979 Views 1 Comment

Here’s how to have a great day and avoid a faux pas.

Childhood tennis courts, the part-time bounty hunter and all the week's best sportswriting
# Essential Reads
From The42
# Essential Reads

Childhood tennis courts, the part-time bounty hunter and all the week's best sportswriting

Sep 6th 2015, 11:15 PM 5,258 Views 1 Comment

Also, the 15-year-old that is the USA’s top-ranked footballer and wrestler for his grade.

Holland beaten by Turkey, in danger of missing first Euros in 30 years
# Upset On The Cards?
From The42
# Upset On The Cards?

Holland beaten by Turkey, in danger of missing first Euros in 30 years

Sep 6th 2015, 5:57 PM 10,271 Views 19 Comments

Danny Blind’s side were shocked.

EA Sports reveal player ratings for FIFA 16, Gareth Bale doesn't make the top 20
# Up For Debate
From The42
# Up For Debate

EA Sports reveal player ratings for FIFA 16, Gareth Bale doesn't make the top 20

Sep 6th 2015, 1:47 PM 11,413 Views 28 Comments

There are also no Liverpool players in the top 50.

Watch: Valbuena's superb free-kick earns France a win in Portugal
# Pick That Out
From The42
# Pick That Out

Watch: Valbuena's superb free-kick earns France a win in Portugal

Sep 6th 2015, 12:30 PM 4,213 Views 0 Comments

It extends France’s winning streak over Portugal to 10 straight victories.

Juventus surpass even Chelsea with the amount of players they have out on loan
# Farmed Out
From The42
# Farmed Out

Juventus surpass even Chelsea with the amount of players they have out on loan

Sep 4th 2015, 3:29 PM 7,438 Views 7 Comments

Chelsea’s loanees were a big talking point earlier in the week.

Pedro is not happy with the way Victor Valdés has been treated by United
# Not Happy
From The42
# Not Happy

Pedro is not happy with the way Victor Valdés has been treated by United

Sep 4th 2015, 1:43 PM 6,285 Views 20 Comments

But says it didn’t influence his decision to join Chelsea.

Manchester United upgrade IT systems, just two days after De Gea move collapses
# Computer Says No
From The42
# Computer Says No

Manchester United upgrade IT systems, just two days after De Gea move collapses

Sep 3rd 2015, 4:15 PM 7,390 Views 17 Comments

Fairly suspicious timing.

Sergio Busquets explains why football is better than sex
# TOO MUCH INFO
From The42
# TOO MUCH INFO

Sergio Busquets explains why football is better than sex

Sep 3rd 2015, 2:41 PM 5,554 Views 6 Comments

The Barcelona midfielder also gives his view on David De Gea’s failed move to Madrid.

Here's our first look at the injury that postponed the Lee v Saunders title fight
# Ouch!
From The42
# Ouch!

Here's our first look at the injury that postponed the Lee v Saunders title fight

Sep 2nd 2015, 8:35 PM 8,675 Views 6 Comments

Billy Joe Saunders shared a photo of the cut, which required 10 stitches.

Serena Williams' greatness, wrestling's most violent man and all the week’s best sportswriting
# Essential Reads
From The42
# Essential Reads

Serena Williams' greatness, wrestling's most violent man and all the week’s best sportswriting

Aug 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 8,196 Views 0 Comments

Also, why Jermain Defoe and his job advert have silly season sewn up.

'The greatest British athlete of all time' - Mo Farah wins historic world gold
# King Mo
From The42
# King Mo

'The greatest British athlete of all time' - Mo Farah wins historic world gold

Aug 29th 2015, 8:20 PM 8,983 Views 14 Comments

It’s Farah’s seventh consecutive World and Olympic title.

West Brom paid £6 million for Jonny Evans today
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

West Brom paid £6 million for Jonny Evans today

Aug 29th 2015, 8:03 PM 8,550 Views 17 Comments

The Northern Irishman signs a four-year deal.

Liverpool's disastrous day continues as Coutinho is sent off
# Marching Orders
From The42
# Marching Orders

Liverpool's disastrous day continues as Coutinho is sent off

Aug 29th 2015, 4:25 PM 7,594 Views 24 Comments

The Brazilian has been sent off for a second bookable offence.

Stoke earned two straight red cards in five first-half minutes
# Rough And Tumble
From The42
# Rough And Tumble

Stoke earned two straight red cards in five first-half minutes

Aug 29th 2015, 3:57 PM 6,505 Views 8 Comments

Midfielders Ibrahim Afellay and Charlie Adam have been shown straight red cards.

Watch: Usain Bolt wins third gold medal in 4x100m relay, Great Britain and USA botch handovers
# Worlds
From The42
# Worlds

Watch: Usain Bolt wins third gold medal in 4x100m relay, Great Britain and USA botch handovers

Aug 29th 2015, 2:46 PM 8,714 Views 1 Comment

Bolt lead Jamaica to victory in a time of 37.36 seconds.

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend
# Premier League Bets
From The42
# Premier League Bets

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

Aug 29th 2015, 9:16 AM 7,171 Views 15 Comments

We also expect Sunderland’s miserable start to the season to continue.

Joey Barton's old tweets about Burnley have come back to haunt him
# He Said What
From The42
# He Said What

Joey Barton's old tweets about Burnley have come back to haunt him

Aug 28th 2015, 12:10 PM 12,135 Views 8 Comments

The outspoken midfielder was involved in Twitter spat with Claret supporters in 2014.

Duo set for Anfield exit, United turn to Draxler and all today's transfer news
# Rumour Mill
From The42
# Rumour Mill

Duo set for Anfield exit, United turn to Draxler and all today's transfer news

Aug 28th 2015, 11:08 AM 12,641 Views 28 Comments

Meanwhile, Matri is in London for a medical and Everton hope to complete double deal.

Chelsea confident of completing massive double deal, United name their price for defender
# Rumour Mill
From The42
# Rumour Mill

Chelsea confident of completing massive double deal, United name their price for defender

Aug 27th 2015, 11:25 AM 10,983 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, Spurs are set to land an £18m forward and Victor Vales is on his way to Turkey.

Balotelli, Soldado and 11 more of the worst signings in Premier League history
# Flops
From The42
# Flops

Balotelli, Soldado and 11 more of the worst signings in Premier League history

Aug 25th 2015, 4:42 PM 12,513 Views 41 Comments

At £16 million, he has been a pretty costly mistake for Liverpool.

Eamon Dunphy calls van Gaal a 'spoofer' who's 'making it up as he goes along'
# Heavy Criticism
From The42
# Heavy Criticism

Eamon Dunphy calls van Gaal a 'spoofer' who's 'making it up as he goes along'

Aug 25th 2015, 10:56 AM 9,367 Views 44 Comments

The RTE pundit also believes Memphis Depay wouldn’t get in Manchester City’s reserve team.

Is John Stones really worth £30m?
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Is John Stones really worth £30m?

Aug 19th 2015, 9:00 PM 10,872 Views 23 Comments

Chelsea have submitted a third bid for the 21-year-old defender.

'Manchester United's defence has been the best in the league'
# Rock Solid
From The42
# Rock Solid

'Manchester United's defence has been the best in the league'

Aug 18th 2015, 6:29 PM 5,885 Views 5 Comments

Neville says it would be hard to find a “more well drilled back four unit”.

Gerard Pique facing lengthy ban after foul-mouthed rant at assistant referee
# In Hot Water
From The42
# In Hot Water

Gerard Pique facing lengthy ban after foul-mouthed rant at assistant referee

Aug 18th 2015, 2:01 PM 6,142 Views 9 Comments

The Barcelona defender was sent off during their Spanish Super Cup second leg last night.

Here's why Benteke's goal should have been disallowed, according to the new offside guidelines
# Explainer
From The42
# Explainer

Here's why Benteke's goal should have been disallowed, according to the new offside guidelines

Aug 18th 2015, 12:28 PM 6,435 Views 42 Comments

Allow us to explain.

Arsenal interested in Ibrahimovic, Otamendi deal hits a snag and all today's transfer gossip
# Ins And Outs
From The42
# Ins And Outs

Arsenal interested in Ibrahimovic, Otamendi deal hits a snag and all today's transfer gossip

Aug 18th 2015, 11:11 AM 6,894 Views 10 Comments

Elsewhere, Pedro has reportedly agreed terms with Manchester United.

Watch: Bohemians* goalkeeper scores dramatic last-gasp equaliser
# Last Gasp
From The42
# Last Gasp

Watch: Bohemians* goalkeeper scores dramatic last-gasp equaliser

Aug 17th 2015, 7:22 PM 5,080 Views 6 Comments

*Not the Bohemians you were thinking of.

Have you seen Chelsea's bizarrely one-sided match report from City defeat?
# Alternative View
From The42
# Alternative View

Have you seen Chelsea's bizarrely one-sided match report from City defeat?

Aug 17th 2015, 1:26 PM 11,600 Views 15 Comments

Some of the highlights include accusing City defender Eliaquim Mangala of committing some ‘WWE-style’ fouls.

Blackpool shut down Twitter account after calling fans 'a***hole w*****s'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Blackpool shut down Twitter account after calling fans 'a***hole w*****s'

Aug 17th 2015, 12:14 PM 7,269 Views 9 Comments

The tweet was sent from an official club account after fans criticised the pitch at Bloomfield Road.

Have Cabinteely offered Eva Carneiro a job? It's the sporting tweets of the week!
# Tweets Of The Week
From The42
# Tweets Of The Week

Have Cabinteely offered Eva Carneiro a job? It's the sporting tweets of the week!

Aug 16th 2015, 10:30 AM 7,842 Views 0 Comments

The best sporting offerings from the last seven days on Twitter.

'I think he could put serious pressure on Mike Ross' - Paul Wallace on Nathan White
# Positives
From The42
# Positives

'I think he could put serious pressure on Mike Ross' - Paul Wallace on Nathan White

Aug 14th 2015, 1:32 PM 7,914 Views 8 Comments

Despite injury concerns elsewhere, Wallace feels Nathan White’s return is a big positive for Ireland.

Here's how to bet on the horses: an essential guide
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Here's how to bet on the horses: an essential guide

Aug 14th 2015, 10:51 AM 3,017 Views 0 Comments

Are you a racing newbie? We’re here to help.

Fans troll Lampard and Pirlo with 'Retirement Home' banner
# Derby Days
From The42
# Derby Days

Fans troll Lampard and Pirlo with 'Retirement Home' banner

Aug 10th 2015, 8:11 PM 9,466 Views 6 Comments

Sunday’s New York derby was marred by violent clashes between supporters.

Birmingham City sign one of Irish football's brightest prospects
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Birmingham City sign one of Irish football's brightest prospects

Aug 10th 2015, 7:11 PM 10,899 Views 0 Comments

The Irish defender signs following a successful trial with the club.

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