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#Magnificent Seven

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Invasions and interference Unexpected Guests This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Invasions and interference

Johnny Hoogerland’s horrific crash at Le Tour got us thinking about some of the most famous moments of sporting interference.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: sporting families All In The Family This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: sporting families

As Alan and Bernard Brogan prepare to help Dublin challenge for a sixth Leinster SFC title in seven years, we look back at some of sport’s greatest families.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: the best of the nearly men Underachievers This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: the best of the nearly men

Waterford are back in the Munster Hurling Final again, which for some reason got us thinking about seven of the best teams and individuals to never win their respective “big one.”

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Sporting corruption Scandal This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Sporting corruption

For some reason, we felt that this might be an appropriate week for the Magnificent Seven to take a look at some moments of sporting corruption.

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 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 The Magnificent Seven: Iconic sports commentary Calling The Shots This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Iconic sports commentary

In tribute to “Whispering” Ted Lowe who passed away earlier this week at the age of 90, we relive some brilliant moments of sporting commentary.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Magic moments at The Crucible Pot Luck This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Magic moments at The Crucible

Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre has seen some remarkable snooker over the years – but which moments made the cut in this week’s Magnificent Seven?

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Meltdowns Facepalm This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Meltdowns

Rory McIlroy and Kevin Na are in good company, as this week’s Magnificent Seven reveals.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Masters moments History This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Masters moments

As we wait for Day Two of this year’s US Masters to get underway, we look back at seven magical moments from the tournament’s past.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Codebreakers Jack Of All Trades

The Magnificent Seven: Codebreakers

NFL star Chad Ochocinco laced up a pair of football boots earlier this week as he lined out for the Sporting Kansas City reserves. We take a look at seven others who famously tried their hand at more than one sport.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Lansdowne memories Magic Moments This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Lansdowne memories

It may have a new name now, but Ireland have many fond memories of the old Lansdowne Road. We take a look back at the good, the bad and the ugly.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Cheltenham champions Irish Invasion This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Cheltenham champions

Cheltenham fever has started to grip the office, and so we look back at seven of our favourite Irish winners at the festival.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: individual performances Take A Bow This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: individual performances

In honour of Kevin O’Brien’s record-breaking century on Wednesday afternoon, we relive seven other phenomenal individual performances, from Maurice Fitz to Mark Spitz.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: memorable debuts First Impressions This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: memorable debuts

Carmelo Anthony made his return to the Big Apple on Wednesday night, scoring 27 points in the Knicks’ win over Milwaukee. In Melo’s honour, here are seven other unforgettable debuts.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: sporting upsets Giantkillers This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: sporting upsets

Before Crawley Town get spanked at Old Trafford tomorrow evening, we decided to engage with the fairytale atmosphere by reliving seven magical occasions on which David slayed Goliath.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Gallic stars Sacre Bleu This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Gallic stars

As the Irish rugby team prepare to welcome Les Bleus to the Aviva Stadium on Sunday afternoon, this week’s column takes a look at seven of France’s sporting greats. “Allons enfants de la Patrie …”

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: sporting betrayals Stabbed In The Back

The Magnificent Seven: sporting betrayals

Fernando Torres and Andy Carroll have taken a lot of heat this week for their decisions to leave the clubs they “loved”. This week’s Magnificent Seven takes a look at seven acts of betrayal that make their moves look positively gentlemanly.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: incredible comebacks Wow! This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: incredible comebacks

They said Niall Kelly was beaten… but he only went and pulled his seven favourite comebacks out of the bag as the whistle went.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: top gaffers Yes Boss This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: top gaffers

Niall Kelly fills the bench with some of sport’s best-ever managers.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Australian Open moments Land Down Under This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Australian Open moments

As thinks hot up Down Under, Niall Kelly looks back at some of the best games from the Australian Open. New balls please!

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: stars who overcame scandal Road To Redemption

The Magnificent Seven: stars who overcame scandal

We all love a comeback story. As Michael Vick continues to rebuild his career, Nial Kelly reflects those who’ve recovered from scandal.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: 2010’s Sporting Highlights Review This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: 2010’s Sporting Highlights

In the second part of his special yearly review, Niall Kelly looks back at the moments which defined the sporting world in 2010.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Irish Sport in 2010 Looking Back This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Irish Sport in 2010

As 2010 draws to a close, Niall Kelly looks back at seven of the highlights from what was a very memorable year for Irish sport.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: overlooked sports personalities And The Winner Is.. This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: overlooked sports personalities

On the weekend that the BBC pick their sports personality of the year, Niall Kelly reflects on the ones that got away.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Arsenal versus Manchester United Rivals

The Magnificent Seven: Arsenal versus Manchester United

Arsenal’s trip to Old Trafford on Monday evening will be the latest installment of a rivalry which has been fierce and often excessive, but always entertaining.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Victories Over Rivals Magnificent Seven This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Victories Over Rivals

There’s nothing sweeter than a victory over the cream of the crop. Our columnist Niall Kelly picks out his favourites.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Dodgy Decisions Looking Back This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Dodgy Decisions

Who’s the b****** in the black, asks Niall Kelly in the first of his new, weekly features. What has he missed?