Things you love to see

This is not my favourite time of year. But, like everything in life, that’s a bit of a contradiction. Some of the favourite sporting events of the entire year take place around now. An avalanche of horse racing and the World Darts Championship. The former of the two disciplines mentioned above will be dealt with… Read More Things you love to see

It’s a fairly safe bet he didn’t watch Italia ’90!

Italia ’90 – even now, mention of the words together conjures so many memories. Pat Bonner’s grimace before that booming kickout against the Dutch, Genoa, Penalties, Bonner again, David O’Leary, the pub scene from The Snapper. Now read on… Another recollection from that glorious summer prompted what you are about to intake. A proclamation by… Read More It’s a fairly safe bet he didn’t watch Italia ’90!

Flowers of Scotland steal the show as Barry flies Royal flag

Willie Borland – remember the name. You’re not likely to forget it. On the night 67-year-old Paul Lim – the first man to ever hit a nine dart finish at the World Championships – bowed out of this year’s version, 32 years after that historic occasion, after a typically brave effort, the young Scot joined… Read More Flowers of Scotland steal the show as Barry flies Royal flag

Danny bags the Jackpot as Lewis’s struggles continue

Stop the presses. The Americans are good to go. Nobody does ‘Big’ like the US. They’re annoyingly obsessed with big. Whoever wins the NBA are World Champions in basketball, even though the 30-team league comprises only teams from the stars and stripes and one from their neighbouring clover leaf. It has been admitted here umpteen… Read More Danny bags the Jackpot as Lewis’s struggles continue