A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
It’s not been a common pre-kick-off feeling this season but, for once, looking at a United teamsheet gave me hope last night.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
Ireland’s latest trip to Copenhagen marked your correspondent’s fifth visit to the engaging Danish capital which, a couple of thunderstorms aside, presented a much sunnier, summery face than I experienced on my first trip there.
Sat, 08 Jun, 2019
One of the earliest and most hard-earned lessons I learned in the playground as a young football neophyte was that there was no team called Manchester.
Sat, 10 Nov, 2018
Former RTE pundit Eamon Dunphy has blamed Ireland’s management team and John Delaney for failing to secure Declan Rice as an Irish player.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2018
Every European Cup and Champions League Final is memorable, for good reasons or bad.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
As the domestic game’s big two go head to head again tonight, former Cork City playerargues for greater recognition of the League of Ireland at international level.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018
Sat, 27 Jan, 2018
Jose Mourinho has joined in the criticism of the calamitous Carabao Cup quarter-final draw.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
Ye Gods, it can’t be true but somehow it is. When Ireland take on Denmark in the World Cup play-off next month, it really will be 25 years (and a couple of weeks) since I was last in the Parken Stadium watching the two nations go head to head, writes Liam Mackey.
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
If not always the football, then the results continue to flow in the World Cup qualifiers. writes
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
In a victim impact statement read out in court, his niece said she delayed coming forward to gardaí until after her grandmother – the man's mother - died.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
While there is a high degree of acceptance of journalistic privilege by the courts, Judge Peter Charleton has questioned whether it extends to sources with malicious motivations, writes
Fri, 03 Mar, 2017
Wed, 08 Feb, 2017
Wayne Rooney surpassed Sir Bobby Charlton to become Manchester United's record goalscorer with a dramatic injury-time free-kick which salvaged his side a 1-1 draw at Stoke.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
And it rescued a point for United.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
On a night when British challenger Decorated Knight, ridden for Roger Charlton by George Baker, landed the Group 3 ICON Meld Stakes at Leopardstown, the O’Briens again stole the show as the progressive three-year-old Arya Tara justified favouritism in the listed Stanerra Stakes.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
Roger Charlton fully intends for Time Test to take his place in today’s Coral-Eclipse at Sandown.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2016
Derby-winning jockey Pat Smullen could come in for the ride on leading Coral-Eclipse contender Time Test should his regular partner Ryan Moore be required by Aidan O’Brien.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
Almanzor sprang a 20-1 surprise to give trainer Jean-Claude Rouget his second win in the French Derby at Chantilly.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
Jack Charlton was Ireland manager the last time Ireland played a senior international match in Cork, and Munster’s finest provided the opposition,
Tue, 31 May, 2016
Sun, 29 May, 2016
Pallasator emerged a worthy winner of a tactical renewal of the Group Three BetVictor Henry II Stakes at Sandown yesterday.
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Mon, 16 May, 2016
Jason McAteer thinks that the lure of a return to club football means there’s “a big possibility” of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane departing as the Ireland management team after next month’s European Championships.
Thu, 12 May, 2016
Manchester United started the day by honouring arguably the club’s greatest ever player by renaming the main stand The Sir Bobby Charlton Stand and ended it by keeping up the hope that Old Trafford will see Champions League football next season.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
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Tue, 16 Feb, 2016
Sat, 23 Jan, 2016
The Immigrant Council of Ireland claims organised crime gangs are running an international sex trafficking network stretching from Nigeria and Cameroon to Ireland — making them an estimated €600,000 per day.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
Ralph Beckett had a smile back on his face yesterday after a “miserable 11 days” ended with Simple Verse being reinstated as the winner of this year’s Ladbrokes St Leger.
Thu, 24 Sep, 2015
Top-class middle-distance performer Eagle Top will bid to open his account for the campaign in the Dubai Duty Free Legacy Cup at Newbury today.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
Wayne Rooney equalled Bobby Charlton’s all-time scoring record as England secured progress to the European Championships, but it is Roy Hodgson’s bemusing decision to take off his captain that will dominate the conversation.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
Darren Randolph could hardly have picked a better time to keep a clean sheet at Anfield.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
The Ballydoyle camp are “delighted” with Gleneagles ahead of today’s mouthwatering showdown with Golden Horn in the Juddmonte International.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
Cougar Mountain benefited from a drop in class when winning the Invesco Pension Consultants Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown last night.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
Big Orange teed himself up for a crack at the Melbourne Cup as he continued his improvement with a gutsy win in a three-way finish to a thrilling Qatar Goodwood Cup yesterday.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
Packie Bonner believes that, if Martin O’Neill wants it, he should be given a shot at leading Ireland to the 2018 World Cup — even if his team, as many are now predicting, fails to make it to the Euro finals in France next year.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
It was a remarkable thing to say about a summer that had just seen Diego Maradona reach his peak, but Jack Charlton wasn’t in Mexico to be entertained.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2015
George Baker is an infrequent visitor to Newcastle but the rider left Tyneside on Saturday with the two biggest races of the track’s year in the bag, including the final John Smith’s Northumberland Plate to be run on turf with Quest For More.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
Twenty-five years ago today at Italia ‘90, Brazil were beating Scotland 1-0 and Costa Rica were beating Sweden 2-1 but, putting the kibosh on what was the most keenly anticipated contest of the day back in Ireland, Jack Charlton was simply refusing to even take the pitch against Eamon Dunphy.
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
So impressive in a lucrative Newbury handicap on his seasonal reappearance last month, Roger Charlton’s three-year-old was a heavily supported 15-8 favourite stepped up to Group Three level.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
The good news: 20 years on from the Lansdowne riot, this meeting of Ireland and England in Dublin passed off without major incident.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015