Mon, 15 Jun, 2020
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
A new Premier League season will be truly be upon us when Martin Tyler, the doyen of English football commentators, utters his famous matchday intro. Long one of the most recognised voices in the world, there was a time when Tyler preferred to play, rather than talk, a good game.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
In the gathering gloom last Saturday night, small groups of Donegal and Monaghan players congregated in the car park outside Kingspan Breffni Park to shoot the breeze. If Cavan town wasn’t such a traffic logjam, they may have gone separate ways earlier. Yet they seemed pleased to have the chance to chat.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016
Sat, 05 Dec, 2015
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is contesting the FA’s charge for violent conduct with the full support of the club.The Spain international is facing an immediate three-match ban for his apparent stamp on Liverpool’s Emre Can during Tuesday’s Capital One Cup semi-final second leg at Stamford Bridge.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
Jose Mourinho insisted Diego Costa’s stamps were “accidental” and criticised Brendan Rodgers after Chelsea beat Liverpool to a place in the Capital One Cup final in an ill-tempered, frenetic semi-final second leg at Stamford Bridge.
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015