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#Euro 2016

3 years on from record-breaking €35 million move, Renato Sanches 'not happy' at Bayern
# Problems
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# Problems

3 years on from record-breaking €35 million move, Renato Sanches 'not happy' at Bayern

Mar 21st 2019, 12:00 PM 7,966 Views 6 Comments

The midfielder has started just four Bundesliga matches this term under Niko Kovac.

Chelsea keeper Courtois to sue former Belgium coach Wilmots
# See You In Court
From The42
# See You In Court

Chelsea keeper Courtois to sue former Belgium coach Wilmots

Apr 25th 2018, 8:38 AM 12,653 Views 2 Comments

Marc Wilmots’ recent claims about the leaking of Belgium team news at Euro 2016 has angered Thibaut Courtois, who is taking legal action.

Ronaldo: 'I've always wanted to make my mark in the world of football and I've done it'
# Unstoppable
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# Unstoppable

Ronaldo: 'I've always wanted to make my mark in the world of football and I've done it'

Dec 16th 2017, 11:21 AM 4,676 Views 3 Comments

After receiving his fifth Ballon d’or earlier this month Cristiano Ronaldo said he was honoured to share an era of individual success with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.

France coach Deschamps to sue Cantona for defamation
# Les Blues
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# Les Blues

France coach Deschamps to sue Cantona for defamation

Nov 29th 2017, 3:16 PM 4,895 Views 6 Comments

The former Man United forward accused Deschamps of racial discrimination in his selection process for the national team.

Ireland won't be playing Ronaldo and Portugal in the play-offs after tonight's result in Lisbon
# Road To Russia
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# Road To Russia

Ireland won't be playing Ronaldo and Portugal in the play-offs after tonight's result in Lisbon

Oct 10th 2017, 9:40 PM 59,400 Views 62 Comments

Switzerland’s 100% record came to an end against the Euro 2016 champions.

RTÉ lost €20m last year covering 'onerous' events like the Olympics and the Euros
# Media And Arts
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# Media And Arts

RTÉ lost €20m last year covering 'onerous' events like the Olympics and the Euros

Jul 19th 2017, 12:27 PM 4,283 Views 12 Comments

The public broadcaster said it was a ‘challenging’ financial period.

One year on, how has Robbie Brady progressed since that night in Lille?
# Anniversary
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# Anniversary

One year on, how has Robbie Brady progressed since that night in Lille?

Jun 22nd 2017, 5:04 PM 6,950 Views 14 Comments

The Dubliner scored the winner against Italy, but he has had a slow start to life at Burnley.

Barcelona star retires from international football after spat with journalists
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Barcelona star retires from international football after spat with journalists

Jun 7th 2017, 6:06 PM 14,582 Views 2 Comments

Arda Turan has called time on his career with the Turkish national team.

Hodgson defends Kane on corner duty and his reign as England manager
# UNCLE ROY
From The42
# UNCLE ROY

Hodgson defends Kane on corner duty and his reign as England manager

Mar 21st 2017, 10:22 PM 6,344 Views 6 Comments

The former Three Lions boss believes criticism of his tenure was unfair, with calls made for the good of the team and its ongoing development

View from Wales: 'People will be wary of Shane Long'
# Danger Man
From The42
# Danger Man

View from Wales: 'People will be wary of Shane Long'

Mar 21st 2017, 9:15 PM 7,072 Views 2 Comments

Welsh football journalist Chris Wathan gives an insight into Ireland’s Group D rivals ahead of Friday’s match.

Euro 2016 attracted 613,000 visitors and generated €1.2 billion for the French economy
# Windfall
From The42
# Windfall

Euro 2016 attracted 613,000 visitors and generated €1.2 billion for the French economy

Jan 25th 2017, 5:18 PM 3,590 Views 7 Comments

It’s safe to assume that Irish fans contributed their fair share.

'The ground was nearly full 50 minutes before kick-off... If that doesn't inspire you, nothing will'
# Year In Review
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# Year In Review

'The ground was nearly full 50 minutes before kick-off... If that doesn't inspire you, nothing will'

Dec 31st 2016, 2:30 AM 6,862 Views 1 Comment

Ireland boss Martin O’Neill reflects on a memorable 12 months for the Boys in Green.

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill appointed MBE
# Honour
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# Honour

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill appointed MBE

Dec 30th 2016, 11:52 PM 4,741 Views 13 Comments

The former Shamrock Rovers manager has had his exploits with Northern Ireland recognised in the New Year Honours.

Euro 2016, Mourinho and what is the time in Rio: Ireland's most Googled sports searches in 2016
# Google It
From The42
# Google It

Euro 2016, Mourinho and what is the time in Rio: Ireland's most Googled sports searches in 2016

Dec 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 2,223 Views 1 Comment

What is COYBIG and Ireland vs New Zealand were also popular searches.

One of Iceland's Euro 2016 heroes is being let go by Galatasaray
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

One of Iceland's Euro 2016 heroes is being let go by Galatasaray

Dec 29th 2016, 2:19 PM 5,250 Views 1 Comment

Kolbeinn Sigthorsson failed to play a single match for the Istanbul giants due to injury.

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at Euro 2016?
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at Euro 2016?

Dec 25th 2016, 12:38 PM 18,304 Views 12 Comments

What an adventure it was!

‘Grown men were crying… It’s a moment that will live with me for the rest of my life’
# Interview
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# Interview

‘Grown men were crying… It’s a moment that will live with me for the rest of my life’

Dec 25th 2016, 8:00 AM 18,874 Views 6 Comments

James McClean chats to The42 about his integral role in Ireland’s famous win over Italy.

14 times Irish fans truly outdid themselves this year
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

14 times Irish fans truly outdid themselves this year

Dec 25th 2016, 8:00 AM 4,086 Views 0 Comments

Representin’ all over the world.

'You start to see the fear emerging and the self-confidence draining'
# Ice Ice Baby
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# Ice Ice Baby

'You start to see the fear emerging and the self-confidence draining'

Dec 23rd 2016, 10:44 AM 4,469 Views 5 Comments

England’s Euro 2016 elimination to Iceland took Roy Hodgson completely by surprise.

Duffy, Arter, Horgan and more: It's our Irish XI of 2016
# 1 To 11
From The42
# 1 To 11

Duffy, Arter, Horgan and more: It's our Irish XI of 2016

Dec 22nd 2016, 1:00 PM 4,972 Views 9 Comments

Find out who makes the cut.

Gareth Bale's chances of being fit to face Ireland are looking increasingly unlikely
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

Gareth Bale's chances of being fit to face Ireland are looking increasingly unlikely

Dec 1st 2016, 10:41 PM 6,894 Views 7 Comments

Madrid sports daily AS reported the Welshman is unlikely to return before April.

'If I get to put on the jersey, I’ll play any position' - McGoldrick desperate for chance after Euro 2016 heartbreak
# Fighting Fit
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# Fighting Fit

'If I get to put on the jersey, I’ll play any position' - McGoldrick desperate for chance after Euro 2016 heartbreak

Nov 10th 2016, 5:19 PM 3,762 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old forward wants to fill the void left by the retired Robbie Keane and the latest injuries to Shane Long and Daryl Murphy.

Irish fans to be awarded by Uefa for their 'outstanding contribution' to Euro 2016
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

Irish fans to be awarded by Uefa for their 'outstanding contribution' to Euro 2016

Sep 15th 2016, 3:31 PM 7,008 Views 18 Comments

Supporters of Northern Ireland, Wales and Iceland will also be honoured.

Uefa's latest technical report shows why possession football is no longer in vogue
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Uefa's latest technical report shows why possession football is no longer in vogue

Sep 13th 2016, 12:43 PM 5,263 Views 10 Comments

Ireland were among the teams in terms of passes attempted and distance covered.

Portugal hero Eder 'sorry' for scoring Euro 2016 winner
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Portugal hero Eder 'sorry' for scoring Euro 2016 winner

Sep 10th 2016, 12:31 PM 13,875 Views 9 Comments

There’s been a negative reaction from fans in Ligue 1.

Ireland's standout Euro 2016 player will be key to their World Cup campaign
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Ireland's standout Euro 2016 player will be key to their World Cup campaign

Sep 4th 2016, 6:00 AM 4,055 Views 2 Comments

Burnley’s new midfielder Jeff Hendrick starred for Ireland in France this summer.

Ireland's Jeff Hendrick joins Burnley for reported €12 million fee
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Ireland's Jeff Hendrick joins Burnley for reported €12 million fee

Aug 31st 2016, 4:17 PM 14,548 Views 28 Comments

The Dubliner leaves Derby after a six-year spell with the Rams.

New campaign but familiar problems for Martin O'Neill and Ireland
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

New campaign but familiar problems for Martin O'Neill and Ireland

Aug 30th 2016, 6:35 PM 15,422 Views 10 Comments

There are a number of injury worries and out-of-favour players for the manager to contend with.

Conversation with O'Neill persuaded O'Shea to continue his international career
# Longevity
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# Longevity

Conversation with O'Neill persuaded O'Shea to continue his international career

Aug 30th 2016, 4:19 PM 3,534 Views 7 Comments

The 35-year-old currently has a year left on his Sunderland contract.

Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money
# Distribution
From The42
# Distribution

Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money

Aug 22nd 2016, 4:26 PM 18,719 Views 36 Comments

The figures make for interesting reading from an Irish perspective.

'You never picked him in the summer!' Carra hits back after Neville praises Stones
# Trolling
From The42
# Trolling

'You never picked him in the summer!' Carra hits back after Neville praises Stones

Aug 15th 2016, 8:46 PM 17,647 Views 20 Comments

The €56 million defender made his competitive debut for Man City at the weekend.

Rooney blames Hodgson's selection gamble for England Euro woe
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Rooney blames Hodgson's selection gamble for England Euro woe

Aug 1st 2016, 1:38 PM 13,223 Views 14 Comments

The Man United striker feels his former boss got key decisions wrong.

Shay Given's consummate professionalism turned him into Ireland's greatest ever goalkeeper
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Shay Given's consummate professionalism turned him into Ireland's greatest ever goalkeeper

Jul 29th 2016, 3:48 PM 4,626 Views 5 Comments

Ireland’s longest serving player confirmed his retirement from international duty on Thursday.

O'Neill gives strong indication that Robbie Keane's Ireland career is over
# Changing Of The Guard
From The42
# Changing Of The Guard

O'Neill gives strong indication that Robbie Keane's Ireland career is over

Jul 29th 2016, 12:52 PM 20,489 Views 21 Comments

The country’s record caps holder and top goalscorer is expected to make a statement regarding his international future in the coming weeks.

'One of the best goalkeepers ever to don an Ireland shirt' - O'Neill hails retiring Given
# Time To Go
From The42
# Time To Go

'One of the best goalkeepers ever to don an Ireland shirt' - O'Neill hails retiring Given

Jul 29th 2016, 7:00 AM 2,546 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland manager has been speaking about the former number one after he announced the end of his Ireland career.

'Clubs have to convince themselves it was not a one-off' - Quinn on Hendrick's Euros brilliance
# Rise
From The42
# Rise

'Clubs have to convince themselves it was not a one-off' - Quinn on Hendrick's Euros brilliance

Jul 29th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,650 Views 5 Comments

The former Ireland international says that teams have been in touch to ask him about the Derby midfielder.

Solve the Rooney puzzle and 5 problems to resolve for Sam Allardyce's England
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Solve the Rooney puzzle and 5 problems to resolve for Sam Allardyce's England

Jul 22nd 2016, 9:16 PM 6,837 Views 14 Comments

From Raheem Sterling’s dwindling confidence and a threadbare defence, England have issues to solve.

Big Sam Allardyce is officially the new England manager
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Big Sam Allardyce is officially the new England manager

Jul 22nd 2016, 3:55 PM 8,243 Views 18 Comments

The former Limerick City boss has agreed to take over the Three Lions.

'Like Brexit, Big Sam has been carried to victory on the belief time can be turned back'
# Backing Britain
From The42
# Backing Britain

'Like Brexit, Big Sam has been carried to victory on the belief time can be turned back'

Jul 22nd 2016, 11:57 AM 7,837 Views 16 Comments

England’s next manager might prove that there’s never a right time to have the wrong idea, writes TV3′s Tommy Martin.

Long ends transfer speculation by signing new deal with Southampton
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

Long ends transfer speculation by signing new deal with Southampton

Jul 21st 2016, 10:08 PM 10,389 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland striker insists he is settled at the Saints.

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