Advertisement
  The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 29 April, 2017

Soccer - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Sunderland all but relegated after bottom-two battle while late own-goal sees Arsenal take the points

The Gunners beat reigning champions Leicester, and Middlesborough edged past Sunderland.

Eriksen thunderbolt keeps Tottenham's Premier League title hopes alive

The Danish international fired home a spectacular effort from distance on 78 minutes.

'Time will tell if we decide to pursue it any more' - Preston boss on Seán Maguire

Simon Grayson watched the young Cork striker against St Pat’s at Richmond Park on Friday.

Pep Guardiola not interested in Spurs star Alli

Reports have linked Manchester City with a move for 21-year-old Tottenham star.

Joey Barton says he's been forced into retirement after receiving 18-month ban for gambling

The Burnley midfielder is disappointed with the ‘harshness’ of the decision and intends to appeal.

Video refereeing will be used at next year's World Cup for the first time

Fifa boss Gianni Infantino has confirmed the news today.

Keane: People are recognising now that the League of Ireland is a good platform LOI

Keane: People are recognising now that the League of Ireland is a good platform

The ex-Ireland skipper believes young players who don’t succeed at British clubs first time around have an alternative route via the domestic game.

Closer look: Joey Barton bet on his own team 30 times and had just three wins

The suspended midfielder’s statement included plenty of extra details.

Kevin Doyle's seven-figure salary puts him in the top 30 MLS earners

The Ireland and Colorado Rapids striker is set to earn a base salary of $1 million.

QUIZ: Can you name this United or City player based on their previous clubs?

It’s the Manchester Derby tomorrow night.

'I've got one more adventure left in me' - Keane puts retirement talk on hold for final move

Ireland’s all-time record goalscorer isn’t planning to hang up the boots just yet.

Paul Pogba ruled out of Manchester derby

The France international will miss the midweek encounter but there is better news for Ander Herrera.

'I'm a fighter, there's part of me looking forward to this challenge'

Ireland captain Seamus Coleman has given his first interview since his leg break against Wales.

Wales defender gets two-game ban for horror tackle that broke Coleman's leg

Fifa have extended Neil Taylor’s suspension by one match.

Alexis Sanchez won't be sold to another Premier League club says Wenger

The Gunners boss remains convinced that the Chilean will stay put, with his services likely to be retained even if he does not commit to fresh terms

More misery for Moyes as FA charge Sunderland boss over 'slap' remark to female reporter

The Sunderland boss’s comments were deemed to have brought the game into disrepute.

Several arrests made after police raid Newcastle and West Ham over transfer dealings

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs officers swooped on St James’ Park and London Stadium this morning.

Mourinho: City favourites for top four, not United

We have a Manchester derby tomorrow night.

Soccer - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Tottenham star Eriksen talked up for Barcelona move

The Denmark international has been linked with a transfer to Camp Nou after catching the eye in the Premier League.

Pogba might regret leaving Juventus for Man United - Barzagli

The defender thinks his former team-mate would like to have been part of the Turin giants’ good run in the Champions League

Kaka, Andrea Pirlo and the top 10 highest earners in MLS

Kaka tops the list of Major League Soccer’s highest-paid players for a third straight year.

Joy for ex-Ireland U21 international as Huddersfield boost Premier League bid

Sean Scannell started, while the Terriers secured a Championship play-off spot at Molineux.

Watch: Former England striker hailed a hero after rescuing children from yacht Leading By Example This post contains videos

Watch: Former England striker hailed a hero after rescuing children from yacht

James Beattie didn’t hesitate when confronted with a crisis.

Stunning McNamee effort leaves Limerick frustrated in Buncrana

Shane Duggan’s goal on 12 minutes put the visitors ahead against Derry.

One down, five to go as Chelsea close in on Premier League title

The Blues comfortably overcame Southampton at Stamford Bridge this evening.

'Where's Cork?' How a Liverpool legend ended up in the League of Ireland

Terry McDermott, a three-time European Cup winner, had a short stint with the Rebel Army in 1985.

Tearful moment as British athlete is told she's getting an Olympic medal - nine years later Long Time Coming This post contains videos

Tearful moment as British athlete is told she's getting an Olympic medal - nine years later

Kelly Sotherton is set to finally become a three-time Olympic medallist.

'I’ve been around the Irish team a long time but don’t think I’ve reached my peak yet'

At 27, Sunderland striker Stephanie Roche feels her best football is still ahead of her.

Ajax rename Amsterdam Arena to honour club legend Johan Cruyff

Today would have been his 70th birthday.

Zidane denies he botched El Clasico tactics

The Madrid boss believes the risks he took in the 3-2 loss to Barcelona were worth it despite the defeat.

'You should get a job on f***ing Morning Ireland' - Dunphy denies saying Messi is finished

The RTÉ pundit had a heated exchanged with Alan Cawley on last night’s Game On.

Chelsea boss Conte disagrees with Fabregas over Hazard advice

The Belgian international needs to be more “selfish” according to his teammate.

Ireland to face Northern Ireland as Women's World Cup qualifying draw is made

Colin Bell’s first campaign in charge begins this September.

Derby defeat would make top four placing 'very difficult', says United's Herrera

The Spaniard can’t play down the importance of the upcoming Manchester derby.

Soccer - Monday 24 April, 2017

And they're back: Rafa and the Toon seal promotion with win over Preston

Geordie nerves were settled after a tense first half.

'It was stupid': Can laments Palace slip-up as Liverpool let United back into the top-four race

Man United are now just three points adrift of the Reds with two games in hand.

Yaya Toure lets fly at officials, says Manchester derby should be played without a referee

The Man City midfielder was not happy after Sunday’s defeat to Arsenal at Wembley.

Sampdoria striker embarrasses defender with Bergkamp-esque goal Exquisite This post contains videos

Sampdoria striker embarrasses defender with Bergkamp-esque goal

The Czech forward pulled off a brilliant flick to set himself up to score in Serie A yesterday.

Czech Republic defender found dead at his home aged 31 RIP

Czech Republic defender found dead at his home aged 31

Frantisek Rajtoral, who was on the books at Turkish club Gaziantepspor, was discovered by police after he didn’t show up for training.