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# Close Calls

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Kleyn offers 'a different element' as Ireland squad competition heats up
Ireland have a number of selection dilemmas to resolve in the coming weeks.
Late VAR drama as Jesse Lingard goal ruled out by inches
England and Netherlands both had nervy moments in the second half of the Nations League semi-finals.
Schmidt sets World Cup ball rolling with exciting 44-man training squad
Jean Kleyn will qualify for Ireland before the World Cup warm-up games begin.
Here are the 3 big VAR decisions from last night - did the officials get them right?
The technology was employed in both the Schalke-Man City match and the Atletico-Juve encounter.
'They're a bloody good team' - Healy expecting Exeter to arrive in Dublin with a point to prove after last week's dog fight
We get insight from Cian Healy and Johne Murphy on this week’s episode of Close Calls.
'There's no metric to measure tactical nous, leadership and charisma'
The former Ireland head coach isn’t sure if the IRFU are taking all things into account when re-negotiating the Peter O’Mahony’s contract.
Has Arsenal v Man United lost its edge?
The Independent’s Jack Pitt-Brooke joins Gavan and Ryan on Close Calls to look at the weekend’s big Premier League fixture.
'Revenge' a great headline, but it doesn't really matter tomorrow, says Eddie O'Sullivan
The former Ireland head coach is joining us on Close Calls to preview the last November international.
Michael Conlan's homecoming fight to take place at Belfast's SSE Arena next summer
The 4-0 pro boxer confirmed the news to The42 on Close Calls earlier today.
'People will be cursing our luck that Glenn Whelan is coming in but he's done a job for us before'
We looked ahead to the big game in the latest episode of Close Calls.
Give us your prediction for the away leg and win two tickets to Ireland v Denmark in Dublin
We’re live from Copenhagen on Close Calls with eir Sport this evening.
'People go out and annoy Cristiano Ronaldo because he is the key. And Cora is the key'
Dublin boss’ comments on Cora Staunton are an attempt to get under the Mayo star’s skin, says former Dublin player Lindsay Peat.
'If Mayo go and win I still think that Dublin are probably the greatest team we've ever seen'
Billy Joe Padden gives his verdict on this afternoon’s All-Ireland senior football final at Croke Park.
'I've to eat some humble pie. I was calling for Andy to be used off the bench all year'
Billy Joe Padden discussed Moran’s return to prominence on Close Calls today.
Give us your predictions for Dublin v Mayo and win yourself some limited edition gear
We’re counting down to the big one on Sunday on Close Calls with eir Sport.
'Without Gemma, I would unfortunately think Kilkenny will edge it'
Four-time All-Ireland winners Jenny O’Leary and Anna Geary join SinĂ©ad O’Carroll and Gavan Casey to preview Sunday’s camogie decider.
'Every time he misses Mayweather he's going to lose energy. I see a stoppage in six or seven rounds'
Eric Donovan, Jason Quigley, ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy and John Kavanagh drop knowledge bombs ahead of the big one in Vegas.
'I'd like to see Lee Keegan in midfield': Paul Kerrigan previews Sunday's big Kerry v Mayo clash
Cork’s football captain was the guest on this week’s episode of The42′s Close Calls.
Win a trip to a Premier League game on our new weekly video show
We’ll be previewing the season this afternoon.
All the goals as France reach the quarter-final of the World Cup
Nigeria had a goal ruled out for offside in the first half.
STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise
Over 90 per cent of road vehicle / tram collisions happened on the Luas Red Line, while ten per cent happened on the Luas Green Line.
12 people who had an unbelievably close call
Prepare to say ARGH.
'The route is littered with death' - Irish adventurers recall 16,000km trek to Shanghai
David Burns and Maghnus Collins set off on the Silk Route in March 2012 to raise funds for Self Help Africa.
Arsenal qualify for Champions League as Nasri takes parting shot
Arsenal will take part in the lucrative Champion’s League group stages after overcoming Serie A side Udinese in both legs of their qualifying play-off.