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Kerry’s elder statesmen need to prove their worth

It was supposed to be a festival of football, a celebration of our game played out amongst the best teams the competition has to offer in one of the finest stadiums in the world. Sign in or register for FREE to continue enjoying and to comment on our great range of opinion writers Sign In Not a member yet? Register

It is all on the line for Eamonn Fitzmaurice

“We’re fighting for our lives and we’ll have to bring everything.” You trust Éamonn Fitzmaurice knows the “we” relates to him and his management. You trust he knows the responsibility to improve rests with him and his assistants as much as the players. A pointed finger towards his players this week, as the Native American Navajo tribe’s proverb goes, shoots three straight […]

Ailing football needs an innovator on the inside

Just months after a riveting 2001 football championship had captured the public imagination with the advent and novelty of the backdoor, Ger Loughnane proclaimed in his book, Raising The Banner: “The biggest problem with hurling is that it is in danger of being swamped by football. Sign in or register for FREE to continue enjoying and to comment on our great range […]

Cristiano Ronaldo eyes Champions League glory at new club Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo eyes Champions League glory at new club Juventus The 33-year-old left Los Blancos as their all-time top scorer with 451 goals in all competitions and won two La Liga titles and four Champions League trophies over nine years.    Pic courtesy: Twitter/ Share: Updated: Jul 17, 2018, 00:26 AM IST Source:Reuters Trending News Turin, Italy: Juventus’s record signing […]

India vs England, 3rd ODI: Kohli & co eye 10th successive series win

India vs England, 3rd ODI: Kohli & co eye 10th successive series win The Indian bowlers leaked 82 runs in the death overs allowing England to post a match-winning 333-run target and wickets at regular intervals during the chase handed the hosts an 86-run victory at Lord’s.    Pic courtesy: Twitter/ Share: Written By: Updated: Jul 17, 2018, 01:28 AM […]

French fans give hero welcome to "Les Bleus" World Cup champions

French fans give hero welcome to "Les Bleus" World Cup champions The victory has helped foster a sense of national unity, with commentators playing up the fact the squad, the second-youngest in the competition, includes many with central and north African heritage, even if all but two were born in France. Photo: Reuters/Eric Feferberg Share: Updated: Jul 17, 2018, 08:59 […]

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia takes to streets to toast football team's historic run

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia takes to streets to toast football team's historic run Hundreds of thousands of Croats in red and white chequered football shirts and scarves poured onto the streets of the capital Zagreb on Monday to welcome home the national team and celebrate their run to the World Cup final in Russia. World Cup – The Croatia […]