When the FAI — or rather John Delaney, since they remain one and the same thing, at least for now — declared on Saturday night that they were creating a new position for him, it transformed a mere theory we had last November into an obvious truth.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
How a person balances commitment and ambition with the always high cost of sustaining success is a defining characteristic. Not all of us get this relationship right early in life. We have to wait for the wisdom of age to sort the wheat from the chaff; for maturity to draw the ruthlessness from ambition. Some of us, happy on the couch, never engage in the process and regard almost any price as too high.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
The LaLiga title will be decided on the final day again this year, with Real Madrid going to Malaga tomorrow night (7pm Irish time) needing just a point to lift the trophy, no matter what Barcelona do at home to Eibar at the same time.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Soldiers patrolled the streets of Brussels on the third day of a security lockdown, as a suspected explosive belt was found dumped near Paris and the mobile phone of a fugitive believed to have taken part in the attacks on November 13 was detected in two locations in the city.
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015
Shopping centres and public transport were the most likely targets of terrorists planning attacks on Brussels, Belgium’s prime minister Charles Michel said as he announced the city’s lockdown would remain in force today.
Mon, 23 Nov, 2015
Tue, 17 Nov, 2015
Sepp Blatter yesterday brushed off a stunt by an English comedian to categorically state he will not stand in next year’s Fifa presidential election — and sent a ‘good luck’ message to Michel Platini, the man who is favourite to succeed him.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is in no doubt goalkeeper Michel Vorm has the strength of character to put his Capital One Cup final disappointment behind him and again prove an able deputy for number one Hugo Lloris at Burnley tomorrow.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015