For something widely described as the worst-kept secret in golf, Pádraig Harrington’s eventual unveiling as Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain surprised us in just how pleasant and important a reminder it was of what a special golf nation this is, and what a special sportsperson Harrington is.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2019
The same day Roy Keane adorned the front page of this paper by flying back into his hometown to launch the Liam Miller tribute match also happened to be the 25th anniversary of him joining Manchester United for a then record British transfer fee.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2018
“Keane’s run through, Roy Keane going through, Keane shoots, Roy Keane, oh Roy Keane gets his 50th goal for Manchester United! He’s had a long wait for it, but he hit it running into the penalty area, a bullet into the bottom corner. That’s just what this game needed.”
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
Sun, 29 May, 2016
Cue TV voiceover. Previously, on Terrace Talk: “One struggles to imagine how we can trouble City. But then one does think of Martial & Rashford’s lingering un-Van Gaal’d ability to do the unexpected. And a flame of hope still burns.”
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Last week, after pointing out that our victory at Anfield shouldn’t deflect attention from the continuing awfulness of our performances, I concluded: “all we have done is given LVG a free pass for another couple of weeks, without settling any of the bigger questions.”
Mon, 25 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