Why the Ighalo signing makes sense for United

By Martin Mongan On transfer deadline day Manchester United fans woke up to the news that a bid for Bournemouth’s Joshua King was rejected and a second bid was likely to be offered. Manchester United were in desperate need of a striker as cover until star man Marcus Rashford returns from injury. Joshua King, a former youth player of the …

The Hit and Misses of the Transfer Window

By Joseph Saunders As another January transfer window slammed shut, all but three Premier League clubs dented the bank balance by bringing in new personnel. Bournemouth, Chelsea and Manchester City decided to stick with what they have for the remainder of the season as the rest of the clubs spent £230m, collectively. The total spend was an increase on the …

Collingwood Cup Quarter Final Sees UL Victorious

By Jamie Dowling NUI Maynooth 1-3 University of Limerick Hat-trick hero Adam Foley was the difference as UL ran out winners against NUI Maynooth in the Collingwood cup quarter final. UL now look forward to a Collingwood Cup semi-final against DCU tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday) thanks to a 3-1 victory over NUI Maynooth. A late switch from grass to AstroTurf made …

Are Resurgent Southampton Ready for Liverpool?

By James Roulston Mooney Southampton face Liverpool tomorrow in their final game before the Premier League winter break begins. Sitting in ninth after 24 games and currently on a decent run of form, one could optimistically say the south-coast side are comfortably safe this season, even if only eight points separate them from the relegation zone. They are even closer …

Third round of the Fitzgibbon Cup secures UL’s place in Quater final

By Jamie Dowling UL 0-21 Maynooth 1-13 University of Limerick booked their place in the Fitzgibbon cup quarter final after a hard fought game against Maynooth in Maguires Fields in UL. The win for UL sets up a mouth watering quarter final away to Mary Immaculate College. Tipperary duo Cian Darcy and Jake Morris put in stunning performances scoring 15 …

UL Bounce Back in Round Two of Fitzgibbon Cup

By Jamie Dowling UL 3-21 Trinity College Dublin 0-13 University of Limerick bounced back to winning ways with an impressive victory over Trinity college Dublin to keep their Fitzgibbon Cup hopes alive. Cian Darcy was once again man of the match, tormenting the Dubliner’s defense all game leaving him with a total of 2-6 UL exploded into life in the …