Person: Alan Hansen
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On February 14 this year shares in Sky plc rose 3% following the news that the
Sat, 11 Aug, 2018
Alan Hansen doesn’t do live TV anymore. After 22 years, he finished up as BBC’s Match of the Day anchor pundit in 2014. Commanding he was, but not without sin, Manchester United coming back to haunt him following his infamous “kids” remark in 1995.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
It’s hard to believe. Tyrone 1-21 Donegal 1-12 — and it was a scoreline that flattered Donegal.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
Seen from above, the man in the golden shirt is caught in mid-flight, high in the air, as if vaulting some invisible obstacle,
Sun, 13 Nov, 2016
It was, of course, Alan Hansen who famously suggested “you can’t win anything with kids” 21 years ago before a youthful Manchester United won the Premier League title.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
Wed, 23 Dec, 2015
Hello, remember me? I’m the chap who used to write about Liverpool for thebefore some satellite TV flunky decided we’d make great Monday Night Heroes.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
A Matter of Life & Death is the new book from football writer Jim White, who purports to tell the history of football in 100 quotations.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
Chelsea brought out all that is characteristic in Shearer and Savage when they locked horns on the subject of the champions-in-waiting on Match of the Day at the weekend.
Sat, 02 May, 2015
No matter how successful they might go on to be in management or anything else associated with the game -- I’ve yet to hear a former footballer suggest that his new career ever comes even close to replicating the buzz he experienced as a player.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
Chelsea are top of another league after their fans’ festive chant about manager Jose Mourinho was voted the funniest of all time.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2014
Goalkeeping legend Packie Bonner recalls Ireland’s victory over Scotland in Glasgow in 1987, with soccer writer,and reveals that although Jack Charlton’s team would kick on to a first ever Euros qualification, the road was by no means smooth on the way to the promised land.
Thu, 13 Nov, 2014
Was Sunday the ultimate All-Ireland hurling final? Now that pulse rates are back to normal, we asked Michael Moynihan to be as objective as only he can be.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
Phil Neville will join a new-look Match of the Day team for next season as the BBC prepare for life after Alan Hansen.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
The BBC has brought in a team of experts to study all 212 penalties taken at the World Cup to help England take the perfect spot kick.
Wed, 07 May, 2014
The world of soccer joined in unison with the people of Liverpool yesterday at a memorial service at Anfield to mark 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool football fans.
Wed, 16 Apr, 2014
The last time Liverpool won a league title, back in 1990, the internet had not yet been invented; but such is the incredible interest surrounding the current team’s bid to win a first title in 24 years it would be no surprise to see the worldwide web collapse under the pressure of their latest victory.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2014
Alan Hansen suggested this week that tonight’s Merseyside derby at Anfield is the biggest in the league in almost 30 years.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2014
Andy Murray was duly crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year in Leeds on Sunday night, capping an historic year which saw him become the first British man in 76 years to win the Wimbledon singles title.
Sun, 15 Dec, 2013
Arsene Wenger shrugs off claims by ’Match of the Day’ pundits Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer that Arsenal will fail to win this season’s Barclays Premier League title.
Wed, 04 Dec, 2013
First indication of the direction the week might take came early in last Sunday’s Anfield skirmishes when Tom Cleverley propelled himself into the shins of Philippe Coutinho.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2013
Alan Hansen has announced he will quit his role as a Match of the Day pundit after the 2014 World Cup.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
The racism row surrounding Sergio Garcia took another twist this afternoon when European Tour chief executive George O’Grady used the phrase “coloured athletes” when discussing the decision not to sanction the Spaniard.
Thu, 23 May, 2013
It was a notable week in comedy. The Office screened for the last time in the USA. The first trailer emerged of America’s take on Gavin & Stacey. It was the 15th anniversary of the final Seinfeld.
Sat, 18 May, 2013
Alex Ferguson has rejected the “over the top” criticism of goalkeeper David de Gea.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2013
When Howard Webb blew the final whistle at Old Trafford the roar made it sound as if Manchester United had just beaten somebody big.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2013
The turn of the year is a time to look forward, but for some people it’s also a time of regret.
Tue, 01 Jan, 2013
The stars behind a potential Christmas number one single which aims to raise money for the Hillsborough families today called on the chancellor to waive VAT on it.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012
The old saver ‘cultural differences’ was suggested; the first refuge of racists and the inappropriately friendly
Sat, 10 Nov, 2012
We’ve had the Busby Babes, Coad’s Colts and Fergie’s Fledglings so is it time now to start talking of Rodgers’ Toddlers?
Fri, 28 Sep, 2012
Ronan, Linda and Gary Keating at the Marks & Spencer Marie Keating Foundation celebrity golf classic dinner at the K Club, Straffan, Co Kildare.
Sun, 02 Sep, 2012
Former Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp has joined Match Of The Day as a regular pundit for the new season.
Fri, 17 Aug, 2012
Accumulated profits at the media firm owned by football pundit, Eamon Dunphy last year topped €500,000, latest figures show.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2012
There’s no app for this column, so in the interests of providing an immersive, interactive experience, how about a quiz?
Sat, 09 Jun, 2012
What channel to watch? Who has hired the bluffers and who has the gems? Des O’Driscoll tunes television viewers into Euro 2012
Tue, 05 Jun, 2012
The summer after his departure from Manchester United, Roy Keane gave a riveting two-hour talk to the Cork hurlers who were then bidding for a third All-Ireland in a row.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2012
There are times when perception and reality are different things.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2012
There was good reason why Mourinho and Ancelotti stuck with the English core they inherited at Chelsea
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012