Google had to be consulted when Jonathan Hill’s name was seen trending on X. Even though he’s the head honcho of the Football Association of Ireland, his is not a name you’d see popping up too often. Certainly not an accusation you could level at the individual who held the position before him. With plenty… Read More Could it be, the FAI actually doing something right?
There’s a story which has now been granted admission to the annals of Meath GAA which goes along the following lines: a very senior player is earmarked for substitution, but is not of a mind to row in with the idea and in the end it was a youngster in his debut season who succumbed… Read More As Captain Katie was entitled to express an opinion – which was all she did
When you hear the words ‘Italia ’90’ what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Genoa, the penalty shootout, The Snapper and the open top bus ride through the city streets will be always near the top of any such compilation of recollections for yours truly. Only usurping it would be the memory of the… Read More Life through a different lens
A few years ago, on Deadline Day of the winter transfer window, I wrote a piece headlined “Almost time to take down the tent”. Inference being that the concept and the time around it resemble a circus. At the time, that manifested itself in the insane fees clubs were paying for players and the manner… Read More Weird window leaves many questions