Lampard a victim of his own relative success

There are certain jobs in the sporting world that everybody would want, yet nobody would queue up for at the same time. Some roles are a poisoned chalice. Who would want to take over from some of the greatest managers … Continue reading Lampard a victim of his own relative success

Dunboyne’s twin towers ready for next career chapter

On a particularly warm Saturday in April 2015, around midday, Meath defeated Offaly in a Leinster Minor Football League game in a practically deserted Pairc Tailteann. There were two Dunboyne clubmen in green and gold that day – David McEntee and Conor Keeley. The latter marking his first – and sadly only – outing in a Tayto Park jersey – as it was then – by accounting for 1-7 of the host’s total. His mere presence on the field was a victory in itself. For myself and a few of us who had cajoled, coaxed, persuaded and all but begged … Continue reading Dunboyne’s twin towers ready for next career chapter

Old foes paired together entering pivotal period of season

Manchester United’s pairing with Liverpool is the pick of ties for the fourth round of the FA Cup following the draw for same which was completed a short time ago. It will be the old foes second collision in a week, the outcomes of which will be pivotal to both clubs’ seasonal aspirations. Other noteworthy fixtures in the next stage of the competition include the winners of the deferred third round clash between Southampton and Shrewsbury awaiting holders Arsenal. The Gunners will surely be weary given their patchy record against The Saints and the fact that they have come a … Continue reading Old foes paired together entering pivotal period of season