IT said it all about the predicament in which Manchester United find themselves that their 2-0 defeat to Burnley at Old Trafford on Wednesday night felt like a huge deal for the visitors but, in a very strange way, just more of the same for those home supporters who clogged the exits with ten minutes still to play.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2020
Former Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has revealed that the memory of guiding the country to the World Cup finals still burns as brightly as the fires that illuminated the night sky in Tehran following their triumph in Iran.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
Liverpool are heading in the right direction and have made one of the signings of the season in Sadio Mane but, with a need to strengthen defensively, Jurgen Klopp’s side are still a work in progress and not yet ready to challenge for a League title.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2016
Wed, 18 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
The celebrated 1-0 win against Germany last year was widely regarded as the most significant Irish football result delivered in Dublin since victory, by the same margin, against the Netherlands in 2001, when Jason McAteer’s famous goal secured crucial points for Mick McCarthy’s team en route to the World Cup finals in Japan and Korea.
Wed, 10 Feb, 2016
A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of student Karen Buckley, a Labour senator has published plans to make cyberbullying a criminal offence and Jason McAteer says Roy Keane persuaded Alex Ferguson not to axe him many times.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2015
Andy Townsend might struggle to remember Ireland’s 3-3 draw away to Poland in 1991 – the last competitive meeting between the two countries – but it’s a game which is lodged firmly in your humble correspondent’s memory banks.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015