Easter Saturday, 1993. The talented but luckless David Hirst gives Sheffield Wednesday a very early lead at Old Trafford. On a day that, if Manchester United won, they would virtually have one hand on their first League title in over … Continue reading Two red corners on very different paths
Not all that long ago, mention was afforded in this space to the time my dear mother was the winner of a draw run by the local soccer club for which the first prize was two tickets to see Liverpool … Continue reading A harrowing, emotional illustration of why there’s always hope
Several times in recent months mention has been given to the fact new avenues have to be unearthed and explored in a sometimes vain attempt to maintain some degree of emotional strength and hope. Horizons have had to be broadened. … Continue reading Will it always be sunny at the Racecourse Ground?
In an article in this space not so long ago, surprise and no little jealousy was expressed at seeing Sean Boylan attending the National League meeting of Dublin and Meath at Parnell Park. Owing to the Covid-19 restrictions and the … Continue reading Echoes of the past pointing to a bright future
The love of my life was only days old when Meath won the Leinster Senior Football Championship in 1986. Their first time to reign in the province for 16 years at that stage. To a certain extent, darling’s arrival on … Continue reading Gary of all people should know the risks of getting carried away