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From The42 VIDEO: David Platt rolls back the years to score with stunning bicycle kick Robin Who? This post contains videos

VIDEO: David Platt rolls back the years to score with stunning bicycle kick

The former Arsenal and Sampdoria man impressed the heck out of Sergio Aguero.

From The42 The Snapper: When Danny Boy was the Irish national anthem at the Rugby World Cup Click

The Snapper: When Danny Boy was the Irish national anthem at the Rugby World Cup

Photographer Billy Stickland has followed the brightest and best in the world of sport for the past four decades and has some great stories to tell.

From The42 Memory lane: here's what happened the last 5 times Ireland met Spain Retrospective This post contains videos

Memory lane: here's what happened the last 5 times Ireland met Spain

It’s 23 years since Ireland last beat Spain. Relive that Dublin afternoon and some other recent encounters between the two countries in our video retrospective.

From The42 ‘The nation holds its breath’ – The story behind that famous quote Nostalgia

‘The nation holds its breath’ – The story behind that famous quote

RTÉ commentator George Hamilton gives an account of Ireland’s quarter-final penalty shootout with Romania and David O’Leary’s historic spot-kick in 1990.

From The42 Danger here… TheScore meets George Hamilton Interview

Danger here… TheScore meets George Hamilton

RTE’s best-loved commentator sat down for a nostalgic look back at his distinguished career and fond memories behind the mic earlier this week.

From The42 Scrapping the shoot-out: Could images like this soon be a thing of the past? Penalties

Scrapping the shoot-out: Could images like this soon be a thing of the past?

The FIFA president has tasked Franz Beckenbauer to come up with an alternative way to settle tied matches. Bring on the crossbar challenge.

From The42 The Magnificent 7: Irish sporting anti-climaxes Downbeat This post contains videos

The Magnificent 7: Irish sporting anti-climaxes

The Olympic dream died for our male hockey players and the English steamrolled over Declan Kidney’s men at Twickenham last weekend. I feel deflated.

From The42 Happy Birthday, Toto Schillaci! Flashback This post contains videos

Happy Birthday, Toto Schillaci!

It’s hard to believe– mainly because he looked 47 at the time– but the unlikely star of Italia ’90 drew to within three years of the half century today.

From The42 The good, the bad and the Macedonia: 5 more Irish qualification deciders Under Pressure This post contains videos

The good, the bad and the Macedonia: 5 more Irish qualification deciders

Join us on a trip down memory lane as we look back at the final days of some of Ireland’s previous campaigns.

From The42 Questions of sport with… Declan Lynch A Quick Word

Questions of sport with… Declan Lynch

Autor Declan Lynch on Larry Sanders, Italia ’90 and Twitter. What’s Twitter again?

From The42 Golden boy Lineker: ‘I pooed on the pitch against Ireland’ World Cup Shocker This post contains videos

Golden boy Lineker: ‘I pooed on the pitch against Ireland’

First losing 2018 to Russia, now a second World Cup shocker grips England: the famously mild-mannered star crapped mid-match.

From The42 The Morning Score: Wednesday The Morning Score

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Graeme McDowell out to take his chance, end of the road for The Bull and Real Madrid players pull a fierce stroke. You have to see this.