Tommy Martin

TOMMY MARTIN: Finding a heartbeat in rural isolation and urban alienation

At the time of writing the Gaoth Dobhair celebrations after their Ulster club football title win were ongoing.

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TOMMY MARTIN: Gaelic football can learn from the way catenaccio was prised open

The legendary Italian football journalist Gianni Brera, regarded as the chief propagandist for the notorious catenaccio system of defensive play, once wrote that ...

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TOMMY MARTIN: Men of honour like Coleman need real vision from the FAI

If he turned on the telly in the team hotel ahead of the Republic of Ireland’s friendly against Northern Ireland last Thursday, Séamus Coleman might ...

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TOMMY MARTIN: Wayne Rooney a ghost of English tournament failures past

While it’s entirely coincidental that Wayne Rooney’s international career is being commemorated just days after the events marking Armistice Day, you ...

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