Martin O’Neill doesn’t move much. As he spoke for the first time as Nottingham Forest manager, an appointment 26 years in the making, he kept pretty still, occasionally bringing his hands up to his face but with nothing much more flamboyant than that, his mouth with a vague hint of a smile but no more.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019
When Limerick trailed Cork by six points with almost as many minutes of normal time to go in the All-Ireland semi-final, John Kiely would have been forgiven if he started to think like most Limerick supporters undoubtedly and understandably were at the time.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2018
Burnley’s impressive start to the campaign is this season’s ‘Cinderella’ story but the stereotype of the Lancashire club led by a gruff ‘old-school’ manager disguises the very effective method behind their rise.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
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Sat, 02 Jan, 2016
n the publicity for the recent film and book , the author Daniel Taylor regularly opted for a certain comparison to help people grasp the scale of Brian Clough’s magnificent achievement with Nottingham Forest in the late ‘70s.
Tue, 29 Dec, 2015
Will his stint as assistant to Martin O’Neill be Roy Keane’s last job in management? Doubtful. Do I see myself going back into management? Yeah. And I think there will be a job out there for me.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
In keeping with his role as guest of honour at the launch of the Cork City FC Patronage Scheme in support of the club’s underage Education and Development Fund, it was appropriate that Roy Keane found time to reflect on his early days in football and, in particular, the critical move from Leeside to Nottingham which paved the way for the creation of a legend.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2014
Joe Schmidt’s worst nightmare? It isn’t Billy Vunipola smashing through the Irish defence in Twickenham tomorrow. It isn’t even those seven “systems failures” against the All Blacks that allowed Ryan Crotty to break Irish hearts back in November.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014