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#Final Countdown

From The42 Laws targets cup win for Kenny Final Countdown

Laws targets cup win for Kenny

Brian Laws wants to bring home some silverware in his first game with Shamrock Rovers, but says that all of the credit belongs to his predecessor.

From The42 Mayo boss James Horan on Donegal: 'There are a lot of similarities' Final Countdown

Mayo boss James Horan on Donegal: 'There are a lot of similarities'

“We’re a different animal now,” says the Mayo chief ahead of Sunday’s big showdown.

From The42 Aidan O'Shea (Mayo) on... Final Countdown

Aidan O'Shea (Mayo) on...

The Connacht champions midfielder talks to TheScore.ie on coping with Donegal’s midfield challenge, the confidence from beating Dublin and his pre-game routine.

From The42 'It's over 40 hours a week' -- Jim McGuinness hoping his hard works pays for Donegal on Sunday Final Countdown

'It's over 40 hours a week' -- Jim McGuinness hoping his hard works pays for Donegal on Sunday

The Ulster champions’ manager admits he couldn’t do such a demanding job if it wasn’t for the support of his wife and family.

From The42 Your All-Ireland Football Final Build-Up Pic of the Day... Final Countdown

Your All-Ireland Football Final Build-Up Pic of the Day...

These young students know who they’ll be shouting for next weekend.

From The42 Tipperary unchanged for All-Ireland semi-final Team News

Tipperary unchanged for All-Ireland semi-final

Shane Bourke and Eoin Kelly have both been left out, despite their recent eye-catching performances.

From The42 Boylan: 'I always said, there is a certain madness in Meath football. You can’t take that out of us.' Final Countdown

Boylan: 'I always said, there is a certain madness in Meath football. You can’t take that out of us.'

The Royals’ former manager looks ahead to Sunday’s final.

From The42 Murray battles past Ferrer to reach semis again Final Countdown

Murray battles past Ferrer to reach semis again

The Scot will face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who beat Philipp Kohlschreiber earlier today.

From The42 Letter from Kiev: Great expectations as city awaits climactic showdown Final Countdown

Letter from Kiev: Great expectations as city awaits climactic showdown

Miguel Delaney describes the significant sense of anticipation throughout the Ukrainian capital ahead of tonight’s big game.

From The42 Euro 2012: Buffon not ready to alter prediction Mind Games

Euro 2012: Buffon not ready to alter prediction

Miguel Delaney is in Kiev finding the Italian captain quite happy to let Spain carry a favourite’s burden.

From The42 Euro 2012: Prandelli full of respect for defending champs Final Countdown

Euro 2012: Prandelli full of respect for defending champs

The Italian boss says, ‘Spain are not boring in any shape or form.’

From The42 Confident Garrycastle will put it up to Cross again - McNulty Final Countdown

Confident Garrycastle will put it up to Cross again - McNulty

Laois manager Justin McNulty accepts that this afternoon’s All-Ireland Club SFC final replay is too hard to call.

From The42 The road to Croker: here's the story so far for Crossmaglen and Garrycastle Final Countdown

The road to Croker: here's the story so far for Crossmaglen and Garrycastle

Is it to be Crossmaglen’s year yet again? Or will there be a new name on the All-Ireland club football roll of honour come 5pm this evening?

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote Final Countdown This post contains videos

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote

Poll frontrunners Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney saw their conservative credentials questioned in a fairly low-key affair unlike previous debates.

From The42 No Galvin as Kerry name side for All-Ireland decider Final Countdown

No Galvin as Kerry name side for All-Ireland decider

Kingdom boss Jack O’Connor leaves Finuge man on the bench in favour of Donnchadh Walsh for much-anticipated Dublin showdown.

From The42 Murph's sideline cut: welcome to my world Final Countdown

Murph's sideline cut: welcome to my world

“I love the fact that I went into a pub in town and a man I have never heard talk about the GAA was urgently asking me whether the Dubs are going to do it.”

From The42 'No goalfest in this year's All-Ireland decider' Final Countdown This post contains videos

'No goalfest in this year's All-Ireland decider'

Derek Lyng and Eamonn Corcoran offer their thoughts on this weekend’s hurling showdown.

From The42 In video: Ryan ready for Cats challenge Final Countdown This post contains videos

In video: Ryan ready for Cats challenge

Premier boss last night named his side to face Kilkenny this weekend. He knows what lies ahead.

From The42 Premier League power rankings (Part IV): Can anyone knock United off their perch? Final Countdown

Premier League power rankings (Part IV): Can anyone knock United off their perch?

With the start of the new Premier League season imminent, find out who has topped our power rankings table.

From The42 Recap: how the Tour de France is shaping up after 15 stages Final Countdown

Recap: how the Tour de France is shaping up after 15 stages

We examine how the likes of Nicolas Roche and Alberto Contador are performing as the competition enters its final week.

From The42 Focus: the last three Ulster football finals revisited Final Countdown

Focus: the last three Ulster football finals revisited

As Donegal and Derry prepare to do battle, we take a look back at the recent history of the championship.

From The42 WATCH: Lar Corbett and Tony Browne gear up for Munster decider Final Countdown This post contains videos

WATCH: Lar Corbett and Tony Browne gear up for Munster decider

Munster and Tipperary clash on Leeside this weekend. Two of the county’s heroes expect a real showdown.

From The42 Tsonga stuns Federer, as Djokovic topples Tomic in Wimbledon quarters Final Countdown

Tsonga stuns Federer, as Djokovic topples Tomic in Wimbledon quarters

Is it a changing of the guard? The Swiss superstar was defeated despite winning the opening two sets – the first time that’s happened to him at a Grand Slam.

From The42 Ward joins Moylette in European Championship final Final Countdown

Ward joins Moylette in European Championship final

The 20-year-old is guaranteed to win a silver medal at least.

From The42 Down Wembley Way: looking back at London’s European Cup finals Final Countdown This post contains images

Down Wembley Way: looking back at London’s European Cup finals

This weekend is the sixth time that the final of Europe’s premier club competition has been held at Wembley. How well do you know your history?

From The42 The Bootroom: what Alex Ferguson must do to out-wit Guardiola Final Countdown

The Bootroom: what Alex Ferguson must do to out-wit Guardiola

The master will have to out-wit the apprentice if Fergie’s to secure another Champions League title tomorrow. But how can he do it?

From The42 Keep the red flag flying: 10 great moments from Manchester United in the European Cup Final Countdown This post contains videos

Keep the red flag flying: 10 great moments from Manchester United in the European Cup

We’re less than 24 hours away from the most-anticipated game in European football. United have been here before.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: European Cup final moments Final Countdown This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: European Cup final moments

This week’s column looks back at seven moments of magic from the European Cup Final. Do you agree with Niall’s choices?

From The42 Munster and Leinster name starting XVs for Magners League showdown Final Countdown

Munster and Leinster name starting XVs for Magners League showdown

Danny Barnes starts at outside centre as McGahan names unchanged side.

From The42 Confidence key for both United and Barca, says Trapattoni Final Countdown

Confidence key for both United and Barca, says Trapattoni

The Republic of Ireland boss gives his verdict on this year’s Champions League final between Manchester United and Barcelona. Who does he think will bring home the trophy?

From The42 Leinster fans ready themselves for a very different kind of rapture Final Countdown

Leinster fans ready themselves for a very different kind of rapture

With hope in their hearts, Leinster fans have travelled en masse to Cardiff in search of history.

From The42 Rocky Road: How Porto and Braga booked their places in Dublin Final Countdown This post contains images

Rocky Road: How Porto and Braga booked their places in Dublin

It has been a long road to tomorrow night’s Europa League Final. We take a look at how the two teams made it this far.

From The42 For one night only: "Dublin Arena" gets Europa League makeover Final Countdown This post contains images

For one night only: "Dublin Arena" gets Europa League makeover

We sneak a peek inside the new-look Aviva Stadium ahead of Wednesday night’s game between Braga and Porto.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: FA Cup Finals Final Countdown This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: FA Cup Finals

Man City and Stoke have a lot to live up in tomorrow’s FA Cup Final. We take a look at seven of the best.

From The42 Get them while they're hot: Europa League final tickets on sale to Irish public Final Countdown

Get them while they're hot: Europa League final tickets on sale to Irish public

Porto and Braga will visit Dublin for the Aviva Stadium showpiece on Wednesday week.

From The42 Europa League Preview: Porto, Benfica hope to take final step on the road to Dublin Final Countdown

Europa League Preview: Porto, Benfica hope to take final step on the road to Dublin

The tournament’s four remaining teams do battle tonight for a place in the Aviva Stadium on May 18.

From The42 GAA Preview: Cats out to end Dublin’s dream of a historic title Final Countdown This post contains videos

GAA Preview: Cats out to end Dublin’s dream of a historic title

We look forward to this afternoon’s National Hurling League Division One final at Croke Park.

From The42 Dubs' wasteful shooting not really a problem, says Daly Final Countdown

Dubs' wasteful shooting not really a problem, says Daly

Dublin hurling manager Anthony Daly is happy that his side’s sizable wide count will sort itself out over time.

From The42 Six changes for Dublin ahead of league final Final Countdown

Six changes for Dublin ahead of league final

Tomás Quinn given the nod to replace the suspended Alan Brogan at corner-forward.