Sat, 13 Jun, 2020
Chris Hatherall (pic) Shane Duffy has insisted there will be no ill-feeling or uncomfortableness when he faces former Republic teammate Declan Rice in the Premier League today, focusing instead on taking his own career to the next level.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2019
If ever a story sums up the utter madness of modern football it is the announcement, 24 hours after he and his children enjoyed a lap of honour at the Amex to celebrate staying in the Premier League, that Chris Hughton has been sacked by Brighton & Hove Albion.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
A childhood supporting Manchester United, a scrum of family and friends wanting tickets and a rather bizarre superstition about a lucky toilet are combining to make today’s trip to Old Trafford a significant one for Brighton’s Shane Duffy.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2019
Brighton owner Tony Bloom’s achievement of taking the club from League One strugglers to Premier League survivors is symbolised by tomorrow’s game against Manchester United at the Amex — but the fixture also underlines just how difficult it is to set long-term goals once you start to feel at home in the top flight.
Sat, 18 Aug, 2018
At 1.93m tall, and with shoulders that could carry a nation, it’s not that difficult to imagine Republic of Ireland defender Shane Duffy as a nightclub bouncer keeping Manchester United out of his penalty area in the FA Cup at Old Trafford tomorrow; and it’s an image he is perfectly happy to embrace.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
When Arsenal lost 3-0 at home to the best team in England, four days after losing in the Carabao Cup final, there were some onlookers who described it as rock bottom. Now that statement is looking both over-ambitious and lacking in foresight.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015
Ryanair is annoyed that the European Commission doesn’t use the airline to get its staff from A to B, but maybe Michael O’Leary’s caustic insults and failure to acknowledge his company’s flaws is not the best way to court its custom, writes Europe Correspondent Ann Cahill
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012
TIGER Woods believes Adam Scott, the runaway ten-shot winner of the Scottish PGA Championship on Sunday, is “a great player” who would probably be better off continuing to ply his trade on the European Tour before tackling the more competitive American circuit.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2002