England have reached World Cup semi-final for the first time since the Gazza-led team of Italia 90, which famously lost to Germany on penalties. But how do the teams compare and who makes a combined XI? We take on the challenge...
Mon, 09 Jul, 2018
Illness, high temperatures and the threat of Australian aggressiveness could stand in the way of Ireland continuing their 100% International Rules record in Adelaide tomorrow – but captain Aidan O’Shea won’t be making any excuses.
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
This Thursday evening Castleknock play in their first senior football semi-final. Formed in 1998, they truly are the nouveau riche of Dublin GAA. Their story is a heartening one, their defiance to make their presence felt in west Dublin all the more impressive with the mammoth St Brigid’s for company.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
It was Damien Duff, speaking earlier this week in Dublin, who floated the notion of Ireland perhaps ‘doing a Leicester’ at Euro 2016 — at least in terms of narrowing the gap with teams deemed to be their superiors, like group opponents Belgium and Italy.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
There have been a lot of whispers recently about a new Ghostbusters movie. And no, that doesn't mean the female team up starring Kristen Wiig and directed by Melissa McCarthy, but one with an all male crew which might be set in the same universe.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
ARSENAL 2 READING 1: As impressive as Arsenal have been in rebuilding their season, the narrow victory that secured their place in the FA Cup final confirmed Arsene Wenger’s side still possess a flakiness that continues to undermine their ambitions to regain the position of dominance they vacated more than a decade ago.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
He may have been outshone by clubmate David McGoldrick in Ireland’s 4-1 friendly win over the USA last week but Daryl Murphy remains the star Irishman at Ipswich after his goal earned Mick McCarthy’s men a 2-2 draw at Bournemouth.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014