It looks like it will be all-change upfront for Ireland in Turner’s Cross tomorrow night, with Shane Long — who opened the scoring against the Netherlands on Friday but also opened a pre-existing cut on his knee — set to be rested and wrapped in cotton-wool so nothing more serious befalls him between now and June 13.
Mon, 30 May, 2016
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015
Avenida Atlântica might just be the most picturesque thoroughfare on the planet. It’s only four kilometres long so the best way to appreciate the majesty of it all is to just get out and walk it.
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
“Jose Aldo will be knocked out within the first round if he stands and exchanges with Conor McGregor,” according to McGregor’s training partner and Irish Muay Thai champion Cian Cowley.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
Wed, 09 Dec, 2015
Mon, 07 Dec, 2015
On December 12th, two of UFC’s most feared fighters will finally lock horns in one of the most anticipated clashes of the year, if not in UFC history. Aldo and McGregor will battle it out for UFC featherweight championship title on the biggest stage, the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Conor McGregor’s single greatest fear – maybe his only one as he prepares to take on champion Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight belt in Las Vegas in July - is that his Brazilian opponent will fail a drug test that results in the fight being cancelled.
Wed, 01 Apr, 2015
Ronnie Whelan was back in his old football nursery this week, revisiting the tight little Home Farm pitch in Whitehall that must have seemed as big as Wembley when, aged just six, he was brought along by his famous dad to debut in the mini-leagues.
Sat, 17 May, 2014
Tomorrow’s meeting of Liverpool and Manchester City is probably the most eagerly anticipated Premier League game for neutrals this season, as England’s two highest-scoring teams meet in a game which will go a long way to deciding the outcome of the 2014 title race.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2014