FA Cup Fifth Round: Blackburn Rovers 4 Stoke City 1: Blessed with a proud striking heritage featuring the likes of Alan Shearer and Chris Sutton, Blackburn supporters can now heap their adoration upon Norwegian international Josh King after an extraordinary 19-minute hat-trick.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
The public utterances of Giovanni Trapattoni might have had us all scratching our heads from time to time but there was always at least one moment of piercing clarity to his eve of match press conferences, with the Italian happy to name his team a good 24 hours before kick-off.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014
So it's official. Two men from opposite ends of Ireland have been tasked with working together to deliver Irish soccer to new heights. In this article Kieran Shannon asks if the Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane combination is destined for success.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2013
FERNANDO TORRES may have played only two games for Chelsea since a £50m (€58m) transfer from Liverpool but such is modern football’s insatiable desire for instant gratification that already the dreaded words ‘Andriy Shevchenko’ are being whispered nervously around Stamford Bridge.
Wed, 16 Feb, 2011
ROY KEANE remains gloomier than a month of wet Sundays. The Sunderland manager had caused ripples of anxiety to spread through Wearside last week when lamenting his team’s winning, if unconvincing, performance in the Carling Cup against Northampton and this frustrating defeat drew another barrage of moans.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2008