The Motorsport fraternity in Ireland and much further afield has been plunged into mourning following the tragic and untimely loss of World Rally Championship competitor Craig Breen. When I was growing up, it was the likes of Austin Mac Hale, Bertie Fisher and former RTE Sports presenter Michael Lyster – who drove in partnership with… Read More Motorsport in mourning following Breen’s untimely death
I’ve been lucky to have legendary former Meath football manager Sean Boylan central to my life for as long as there’s been a pulse here. There’s hardly a superlative in the English language which hasn’t been used in praise of the man. Of the numerous articles, interviews, television programmes and books produced about this mosy… Read More Hideous Horner should put down the shovel
“Trust it, move it, prove it groove it, show how good you are”. So sang his wife in a former life. Yet you suspect if Christian Horner was told his was the only team in an F1 race he’d still find fault with the arrangements. Remember, this is a man who badgered former Race Director… Read More If you’re not happy winning by the rules it says a lot
If you’ve ever dreamt about winning the Lotto or anybody has ever asked you what you would do if it did happen, what would your course of action be? I would buy a nice block of land, a new tractor and a racehorse, to be trained in Castletown. For some people, it could be home… Read More Is the dream car turning into a nightmare for its owners?
There are a few clips of Arsene Wenger during his time as Arsenal manager which perennially come up in Football’s Funniest Moments compilation. One shows the great Frenchman struggling manfully with the zip on his trenchcoat, and the other when, in the aftermath of some controversial incident or other, all he could muster by way… Read More Red Bull Need To Listen To B*Witched
This corner will have no bother admitting there was no interest here in F1 as the genuine perception was that victors were decided by the technology in the cockpits of the machines more than anything else. There is no doubt the gadgetry in the lightening quick machines does indeed play a huge role in the… Read More Le Clerc turns duel Down Under into a hack canter
In the end, the result goes along expected lines. Though often the eventual outcome only depicts a fraction of the entire story. That was certainly the case with yesterday’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Now read on… The race was full to the gills of incident with a garnish of controversy, the only difference from most… Read More Messy race is just fine for Max
This corner will in no way claim to be an expert in Formula 1, but what will be said is that once one becomes acquainted with a given subject area, knowledge thereof tends to be ingested and retained fairly quickly. Thus, while it would never be claimed that yours truly is an aficionado of the… Read More Who will cribbing Christian blame this time?
Juan Sebastian Veron, Angel Di Maria, Donny Van De Beek Alexis Sanchez have what in common? Belng monumental flops when signed by Manchester United. They are not the first and won’t be the last to prove useless when arriving at Old Trafford. Nor are United the only club to get less value for money than… Read More War on Putin aimed in the wrong direction
In the dying embers of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, reference was made to the unforgettable climax to the First Division (now Premiership) of 1989 when Arsenal had to win 2-0 at Anfield to take title away from the home side. And thanks to Micky Thomas’s amazing goal deep into stoppage time did just that. At… Read More Horner gets Christmas No. 1 as epic battle gets deserved Spicy finish