Luckily for Manchester City, the bloated Champions League format means that opening group games can hardly be regarded as critically important, never mind ‘must win’, but even if the competition couldn’t ever hope to hit the ground running the way the World Cup did in Russia, this week’s action did see some of football’s global superstars exhibiting varying degrees of luminosity — from dull to blinding — in their attempts to twist again like they did last summer.
Sat, 22 Sep, 2018
Forget VAR. Forget writing off Germans. Forget In-ger-land. Forget Fifa conspiracies and dodgy Bob Marley cover versions. The World Cup takes a back seat tonight as the League of Ireland springs back to life with a top-of-the-table clash at Oriel Park.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018
It’s just a week ago that Jimmy Keohane was kicking back by the pool in Mallorca. From lazy sun days, it’s now back to red hot Fridays for Keohane and his City team-mates tomorrow night, as they get back to business in the SSE Airtricty Premier Division against Limerick.
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017
Cork City boss John Caulfield was looking for something akin to a volcanic response after last week’s drawn game and he certainly got it here in the first half at the KR-vollur Stadium with Mark O’Sullivan’s first European goal coming on 13 minutes.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
CORK CITY will be hoping their wastefulness in front of goal won’t come back to haunt them at the end of the season after substitute Tom Elmes’ injury-time equaliser saw Wexford Youths deny them all three points after late drama at Turner’s Cross last night.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2011
HAVING emerged battered but unbowed from the mother of all battles in the courts, Cork City tonight face up to a challenge on the pitch which is just about as tough as they come in the domestic calendar – an away date with reigning champions, cup holders and current league leaders Bohemians (7.45pm) at Dalymount Park).
Fri, 07 Aug, 2009