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'I congratulated Declan after the game' - Praise for Irish youngster's man-of-the-match performance at Wembley
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'I congratulated Declan after the game' - Praise for Irish youngster's man-of-the-match performance at Wembley

Jan 5th 2018, 11:20 AM 32,021 Views 34 Comments

The 18-year-old was excellent as West Ham ground out a draw.

Linked with Real Madrid, highly-rated 20-year-old Spaniard joins Wolves
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Linked with Real Madrid, highly-rated 20-year-old Spaniard joins Wolves

Jan 3rd 2018, 11:08 PM 10,149 Views 12 Comments

Rafa Mir has agreed a four-and-a-half year deal with the Championship outfit.

12 young Irish footballers to watch out for in 2018
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12 young Irish footballers to watch out for in 2018

Dec 31st 2017, 8:30 PM 24,219 Views 21 Comments

Wolves’ Connor Ronan and others you are likely to be hearing more of in the coming months.

18 for 18: After interest from United and Chelsea, this Irish teenager's move to Aston Villa is paying off
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18 for 18: After interest from United and Chelsea, this Irish teenager's move to Aston Villa is paying off

Dec 27th 2017, 7:30 AM 13,673 Views 1 Comment

Originally from Marino in Dublin, Jake Doyle-Hayes moved to Cavan as a 10-year-old.

18 for 18: The Irish prodigy catching the eye in the Premier League with West Ham
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18 for 18: The Irish prodigy catching the eye in the Premier League with West Ham

Dec 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 9,639 Views 6 Comments

In the latest of our 18 for 18 series, we assess the prospects of Declan Rice.

Promising Ireland U21 goalkeeper signs new Man United contract
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Promising Ireland U21 goalkeeper signs new Man United contract

Dec 20th 2017, 11:32 AM 8,452 Views 4 Comments

Kieran O’Hara has extended his stay at Old Trafford.

Ireland U19 starlet hits hat-trick in FA Youth Cup
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Ireland U19 starlet hits hat-trick in FA Youth Cup

Dec 15th 2017, 11:57 AM 5,378 Views 1 Comment

Remember the name: Michael Obafemi.

Ajax snap up rumoured Liverpool and Tottenham target
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Ajax snap up rumoured Liverpool and Tottenham target

Dec 7th 2017, 11:09 AM 6,635 Views 7 Comments

Promising teenage centre-back Perr Schuurs spoke to other clubs before deciding to sign a contract with the Dutch giants.

Reading's Irish youngster enjoyed a landmark night in the Championship
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Reading's Irish youngster enjoyed a landmark night in the Championship

Nov 29th 2017, 3:44 PM 5,944 Views 3 Comments

22-year-old midfielder Liam Kelly made his 50th appearance for the Royals.

Man City fans get first sight of local star they crave
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Man City fans get first sight of local star they crave

Nov 21st 2017, 11:38 PM 8,652 Views 3 Comments

After Phil Foden made his debut against Feyenoord, Pep Guardiola said the teenager’s development is down to the player.

Irish youngster Jack Byrne scored his fourth and fifth goals of the season last night
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Irish youngster Jack Byrne scored his fourth and fifth goals of the season last night

Nov 8th 2017, 10:52 AM 11,768 Views 5 Comments

Eoin Doyle also hit a brace for Oldham Athletic in a comfortable win.

The Leaving Cert student and Cork minor GAA star set to compete in the FAI Cup final
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The Leaving Cert student and Cork minor GAA star set to compete in the FAI Cup final

Nov 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 7,837 Views 1 Comment

The multi-talented Saoirse Noonan chats to The42 ahead of her side’s clash with UCD Waves at the Aviva on Sunday.

17-year-old wonderkid becomes the first-ever Englishman to represent Dortmund
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17-year-old wonderkid becomes the first-ever Englishman to represent Dortmund

Oct 21st 2017, 5:53 PM 11,451 Views 5 Comments

Jadon Sancho came close to a dream debut as he saw a shot saved late on.

Watch: Man United starlet helps Ireland's youngsters qualify for Euros Elite Round
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Watch: Man United starlet helps Ireland's youngsters qualify for Euros Elite Round

Oct 10th 2017, 6:09 PM 11,763 Views 6 Comments

Lee O’Connor was on target, as the Boys in Green defeated Serbia.

Two promising Irish teenagers handed chance to impress in League Cup
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Two promising Irish teenagers handed chance to impress in League Cup

Sep 19th 2017, 7:31 PM 9,361 Views 11 Comments

It’s a big night for Jake Doyle-Hayes and Jayson Molumby.

12-year-old wunderkind nets twice in Germany U16 win
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12-year-old wunderkind nets twice in Germany U16 win

Sep 13th 2017, 5:09 PM 11,146 Views 10 Comments

He has already made waves in German youth football this season by scoring 13 goals in five games.

5 young Irish footballers who provide hope for the future
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5 young Irish footballers who provide hope for the future

Sep 10th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,142 Views 19 Comments

Conor Masterson and others who will some day hope to line out for the Boys in Green.

Irish teenager included in Liverpool's Champions League squad
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Irish teenager included in Liverpool's Champions League squad

Sep 5th 2017, 3:54 PM 14,700 Views 10 Comments

Manager Jurgen Klopp is a long-term admirer of Dublin-born Conor Masterson.

Barcelona sign Portuguese star for €30 million
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Barcelona sign Portuguese star for €30 million

Jul 13th 2017, 10:45 PM 17,002 Views 5 Comments

Benfica right-back Nelson Semedo has joined the Catalan side on a five-year deal.

Swansea City sign brother of former Chelsea and Barcelona striker
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Swansea City sign brother of former Chelsea and Barcelona striker

Jul 9th 2017, 12:12 PM 9,059 Views 5 Comments

Arnor Gudjohnsen has agreed a three-year deal at the Premier League club.

Inter complete €20m signing of Sampdoria youngster
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Inter complete €20m signing of Sampdoria youngster

Jul 7th 2017, 12:07 PM 4,515 Views 1 Comment

Milan Skriniar has joined the Nerazzurri as part of the deal that sees Gianluca Caprari move the other way

Chelsea youngster set for €6 million move to Celtic
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Chelsea youngster set for €6 million move to Celtic

Jul 2nd 2017, 6:40 PM 12,754 Views 11 Comments

Charly Musonda is reportedly close to joining the reigning Scottish champions.

Chelsea sign 16-year-old Welsh prodigy
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Chelsea sign 16-year-old Welsh prodigy

Jul 1st 2017, 5:07 PM 10,745 Views 10 Comments

Ethan Ampadu has already played 13 times for English fourth-tier side Exeter.

Chelsea defender set for €23m move to Bournemouth
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Chelsea defender set for €23m move to Bournemouth

Jun 28th 2017, 11:36 PM 9,142 Views 8 Comments

The Cherries have beaten a host of clubs to re-sign the young Netherlands defender Nathan Ake.

Celtic beat off competition from Man United and Chelsea to sign Irish wonderkid
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Celtic beat off competition from Man United and Chelsea to sign Irish wonderkid

Jun 15th 2017, 2:08 PM 15,588 Views 13 Comments

Barry Coffey is set to link up with the Scottish champions.

Shamrock Rovers youngster set for move to the Championship
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Shamrock Rovers youngster set for move to the Championship

May 26th 2017, 12:49 PM 9,088 Views 2 Comments

The club have confirmed that Conor Grant is joining Sheffield Wednesday.

Ireland underage international handed Premier League debut
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Ireland underage international handed Premier League debut

May 21st 2017, 6:21 PM 10,307 Views 2 Comments

Declan Rice came on in the dying minutes of West Ham’s win over Burnley.

Ryan, Porter and O'Loughlin the latest Ireland call-ups off Leinster conveyor belt
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Ryan, Porter and O'Loughlin the latest Ireland call-ups off Leinster conveyor belt

May 19th 2017, 7:15 AM 7,368 Views 26 Comments

Joe Schmidt will bring the uncapped trio on Ireland’s tour of the US and Japan.

McKinley misses out as Conor O'Shea names Italy squad for June Tests
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McKinley misses out as Conor O'Shea names Italy squad for June Tests

May 9th 2017, 3:16 PM 6,858 Views 11 Comments

The former Leinster man was part of the Italians’ wider training group ahead of the tour.

Belgian starlet opens transfer door to Man United, Chelsea and Atletico Madrid
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Belgian starlet opens transfer door to Man United, Chelsea and Atletico Madrid

Apr 13th 2017, 6:04 PM 6,243 Views 7 Comments

Theo Bongonda has been catching the eye at Celta Vigo and concedes that he is looking to grace a grander stage.

Clubs and Schools players combine in Ireland U18 squad to face England
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Clubs and Schools players combine in Ireland U18 squad to face England

Apr 11th 2017, 12:31 PM 10,216 Views 2 Comments

Head coach Mark Butler has included six Exiles in his 24-man group.

Pres captain O'Sullivan called up to Ireland U19 squad for France tour
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Pres captain O'Sullivan called up to Ireland U19 squad for France tour

Apr 6th 2017, 5:12 PM 8,143 Views 4 Comments

Kieran Campbell has named a 26-man squad for the two-Test visit to France.

Gunners legend Petit says Monaco prodigy is ahead of Thierry Henry in one respect
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Gunners legend Petit says Monaco prodigy is ahead of Thierry Henry in one respect

Mar 30th 2017, 9:56 AM 4,476 Views 1 Comment

The ex-Arsenal midfielder was full of praise for Kylian Mbappe after the youngster made his France debut.

Brilliant Larmour among the standouts for Ireland U20s in England defeat
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Brilliant Larmour among the standouts for Ireland U20s in England defeat

Mar 17th 2017, 8:05 PM 16,341 Views 15 Comments

Gavin Coombes and Charlie Connolly showed up well against the English pack.

All you know about the Ireland goalkeeper selected in Man United's Europa League squad
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All you know about the Ireland goalkeeper selected in Man United's Europa League squad

Mar 8th 2017, 4:08 PM 11,621 Views 4 Comments

Kieran O’Hara is part of the 20-man group that has travelled to face Rostov.

Blow for Man City's faint title hopes as Jesus suffers setback
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Blow for Man City's faint title hopes as Jesus suffers setback

Feb 14th 2017, 3:29 PM 9,333 Views 21 Comments

The club confirmed that the teenage striker has suffered a fractured metatarsal.

Celtic star has potential of Coutinho and Sterling, says Rodgers
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Celtic star has potential of Coutinho and Sterling, says Rodgers

Feb 13th 2017, 8:34 AM 6,035 Views 27 Comments

The coach believes Moussa Dembele is capable of emulating those at Anfield.

'I haven't really thought about England... Playing with Shamrock Rovers is the best thing for me'
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'I haven't really thought about England... Playing with Shamrock Rovers is the best thing for me'

Feb 11th 2017, 7:05 AM 7,237 Views 2 Comments

Promising Irish teenager Sean Boyd chats to The42 ahead of the new League of Ireland season.

Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year
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Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year

Feb 9th 2017, 1:57 PM 4,796 Views 2 Comments

Nhat Nguyen and four others have been recognised by the sport’s governing body.

'There's guys there who'll be playing international rugby in a few years'
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'There's guys there who'll be playing international rugby in a few years'

Feb 6th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,973 Views 2 Comments

Ireland U20s head coach Nigel Carolan took plenty of positives from a heartening win in Scotland.