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From The42 The tiny football club that won back its home and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads
From The42 Here are the 7 nominations for William Hill Sports Book of the Year Good Reads

Here are the 7 nominations for William Hill Sports Book of the Year

Books on Eamonn Magee, Tiger Woods and Paul Ferris all feature.

From The42 The Class of '92's 'next George Best' who never made it, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads
From The42 The euphoria of a Tiger Woods win and the best of this week's sportswriting Good Reads

The euphoria of a Tiger Woods win and the best of this week's sportswriting

Pop the kettle on, and settle in for this week’s best reads.

From The42 Michael Owen's 'dream' of a Liverpool return, the Tyrone man who played for Dublin and all the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Michael Owen's 'dream' of a Liverpool return, the Tyrone man who played for Dublin and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, 10 years on: how the Abu Dhabi ownership transformed Manchester City.

From The42 Forgetting how to lose, hurling's happy existence in the quiet life and all the best week's sportswriting Good Reads

Forgetting how to lose, hurling's happy existence in the quiet life and all the best week's sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

From The42 Why Man United vetoed Jose Mourinho’s transfer wishlist and all the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Why Man United vetoed Jose Mourinho’s transfer wishlist and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, how eating disorders are a ‘real issue’ among males.

From The42 Seagulls swiping Séamus Harnedy's house keys and more of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Seagulls swiping Séamus Harnedy's house keys and more of the week's best sportswriting

Settle yourself into some of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from this week.

From The42 Diego Maradona's blatant disregard for the rules and more of this week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Diego Maradona's blatant disregard for the rules and more of this week's best sportswriting

Plus, why Woj was the real star of the 2018 NBA Draft.

From The42 A failed golfer's Masters meltdown and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

A failed golfer's Masters meltdown and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on for yourself. This is your time.

From The42 Whatever happened to the Zaire player who kicked a ref up the backside and this week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Whatever happened to the Zaire player who kicked a ref up the backside and this week's best sportswriting

Plus, Wright Thompson has written a typically excellent piece for ESPN on Geno Auriemma.

From The42 Appreciating the League of Ireland for its current glories and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads
From The42 21 of our favourite sports books from 2017 Good Reads

21 of our favourite sports books from 2017

From autobiographies of Jackie Tyrrell to books on Bob Paisley, it’s been a good year for lovers of sporting yarns.

From The42 Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

It’s Sunday morning so stick the kettle on and have a read of our selection of the week’s best sportswriting.

From The42 How many of these classic Irish sports books have you read? Good Reads

How many of these classic Irish sports books have you read?

How well do you know Paul Kimmage’s Rough Ride and other noted works.

From The42 McCarron, Donaghy and McGrath: The GAA books that got us talking in 2016 Write Stuff

McCarron, Donaghy and McGrath: The GAA books that got us talking in 2016

We take you through 6 of the top GAA books of the year.

From The42 Dr. Dalton and Mr. Andy, ‘dying in silence’ at Boavista and all the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Dr. Dalton and Mr. Andy, ‘dying in silence’ at Boavista and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, behind the scenes as the Jordan Brand goes big on Space Jam.

From The42 Finding Ali Dia, Ireland's new hero Conor McGregor and all the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Finding Ali Dia, Ireland's new hero Conor McGregor and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, Sports Illustrated’s True Crime series investigates Randall Woodfield, the I-5 Killer.

From The42 American reporter's surfing memoir wins William Hill Sports Book of the Year Awards Season

American reporter's surfing memoir wins William Hill Sports Book of the Year

William Finnegan’s ‘Barbarian Days’ took out the prestigious honour today.

From The42 Pele's bodyguard in the 70s, the Baby Mourinho and all the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Pele's bodyguard in the 70s, the Baby Mourinho and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, Dejan Lovren talks about how he became a refugee at just three years old.

From The42 Easing football addiction with marijuana, profound effects of glory and the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Easing football addiction with marijuana, profound effects of glory and the week's best sportswriting

The Chicago Cubs, homophobia in soccer and an interesting Ray Allen letter also feature this week.

From The42 Here are the 6 nominees for Irish sports book of the year Good Reads

Here are the 6 nominees for Irish sports book of the year

Books on Paul O’Connell, Jason McAteer and John Kavanagh have made the cut.

From The42 Tragic tale of Tyrone's Adrian Doherty included in shortlist for William Hill award Award Season

Tragic tale of Tyrone's Adrian Doherty included in shortlist for William Hill award

Six sports are represented across the seven titles.

From The42 Tyrone's answer to George Best and the world's best gambler: the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Tyrone's answer to George Best and the world's best gambler: the week's best sportswriting

Get yourself a cup of tea and make yourself comfortable, we’ve got some cracking articles just a click away.

From The42 The marathon at the home of America's largest death row and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

The marathon at the home of America's largest death row and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Sports Illustrated’s piece on Conor McGregor also stood out along with articles from the world of boxing, rugby and football.

From The42 10 years since Keane's United exit & Phelps' rehabilitation; the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

10 years since Keane's United exit & Phelps' rehabilitation; the week's best sportswriting

Also, German football’s ticket pricing problem and Cuba’s route to football glory.

From The42 Incredible Gatlin, pre-season insight and all the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Incredible Gatlin, pre-season insight and all the week’s best sportswriting

Grab a cuppa and settle in to catch up on some superb articles.

12 of the most hyped books to read on the beach this summer

Stuff these into your beach tote.

From The42 Wrestling's greatest mystery appears to have been solved; it's the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Wrestling's greatest mystery appears to have been solved; it's the week's best sportswriting

Also featuring Gary Neville on why Liverpool need a visionary to lead them.

From The42 Why Keane is greater than Giggs and notes on Wrestlemania; the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads
From The42 Ronnie the Rocket, 200-pound roomies and Pele the fraud: It’s the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Ronnie the Rocket, 200-pound roomies and Pele the fraud: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

There is also an article on classic football jerseys and a satirical piece on homophobia in rugby.

From The42 Tiger's fall, Ireland to win the World Cup and cricket emerging: It’s the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Tiger's fall, Ireland to win the World Cup and cricket emerging: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

There are also superb pieces on a homeless former college footballer and how the All Blacks coach their players.

From The42 Warren Gatland recalls his school days and David Meyler opens up: It’s the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Warren Gatland recalls his school days and David Meyler opens up: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring one of the football’s great cult figures and ESPN’s billion dollar studio.

From The42 Drugs in rugby, Joe Brolly's lament and more of the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Drugs in rugby, Joe Brolly's lament and more of the week’s best sportswriting

There are also pieces on the Seattle Seahawks, Super Rugby and an interview with Mick McCarthy.

From The42 James Joyce was a rugby fan? It's TheScore.ie's 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 1) Good Reads

James Joyce was a rugby fan? It's TheScore.ie's 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 1)

Also featuring articles on Luis Suarez, Munster coach Anthony Foley and Kobe Bryant.

From The42 10 of the best sports books to buy as last-minute Christmas gifts Good Reads

10 of the best sports books to buy as last-minute Christmas gifts

‘Night Games,’ ‘The Test,’ ‘The Race to Truth and more of this year’s most memorable work.

From The42 Blind footballers, Montreal Screwjobs and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Blind footballers, Montreal Screwjobs and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

There are also pieces on England’s most-capped player and a footballer turned teacher.

From The42 Wrestlers you won't believe existed and the link between Springsteen and baseball; the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Wrestlers you won't believe existed and the link between Springsteen and baseball; the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring an in-depth interview with snooker legend Jimmy White.

From The42 Slow-mo replays, place-kicking and the World Cup; the week’s best sportswriting Sunday Papers

Slow-mo replays, place-kicking and the World Cup; the week’s best sportswriting

There are also pieces on rugby coaching and Scottish travails.

From The42 Unmoving Messi, folding arms and star-attachment; the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Unmoving Messi, folding arms and star-attachment; the week’s best sportswriting

There are also articles on a Brazilian family’s misfortune and Messi’s statistical brilliance.