European Super League, Football, Sports

The Italian Job: Why Are Agnelli And Co. Still Involved In The Super League?

The Football world was united for the last few nights as the announcement of the European Super League was made.   The new midweek tournament format was cooked over the last six months from a dozen of Europe’s biggest clubs. The announcement came at huge furore from pundits, fans and even footballers.   “I don’t like it one bit, and hopefully it doesn’t happen,” said Liverpool midfielder James Milner after his side’s …


Analysis, Football, Sports

How Do Bayern Play Under Hansi Flick?

Hansi Flick’s time at Bayern Munich is set to come to an end when the season finishes. The German manager announced his wish to leave the club after their 3-2 win away to Wolfsburg on Saturday. He will end his time at Germany’s most successful club with a Champions League trophy, a DFB-Pokal, a Club World Cup, a DFL-Supercup and …


A Football Fan’s Perspective On The European Super League Announcement

Saturday evening was an exciting one for me personally, having just watched my club, Chelsea, defeat soon-to-be Premier League Champions Manchester City in the Semi-Final of the FA Cup at Wembley. Booking our 4th FA Cup Final in the past five seasons along with a Champions League Semi-Final against Real Madrid to look forward to.  It is a rather exciting …

League of Ireland Recap: Rovers Gain on Leaders While Cork Fall Further Behind

The SSE Airtricity Leagues continued last week with rounds three and four of the First Division and Premier Division, along with the rescheduled Derry City – Shamrock Rovers fixture. Local side Treaty United played a 1-1 draw against Cobh Ramblers with 10 men on Friday night in the First Division. Defender Charlie Fleming was dismissed after half an hour, with …

When El Clasico Means Something

Every football fan watches hundreds, thousands, maybe even tens of thousands of football matches in their lifetime, and for most of them, they’re shit, unmemorable, decent but meh, nothing to tell your friends about, or exhibit moments that hook boys and girls/men and women of all ages into this drug we call football. And every football junkie, constantly looking for …

UEFA Champions League: English Double Gives Chelsea Advantage

Chelsea last night banished the demons of their embarrassing defeat to West Brom at the weekend with a competent victory over Porto in the Champions League.  The 2-0-win leaves Chelsea in a great position of progressing to the semi-finals for the first time in seven years.  The Blues came into the game in full force without any injuries, while the …

League of Ireland Recap: Treaty Win At Home As Three Go Top of Premier Division

The latest rounds of the League of Ireland saw the Premier Division get even tighter and a goal-fest in the First Division. Local side Treaty United got their first win of the season in their first home game with a slender victory over Wexford Youths. Anthony O’Donnell netted for the home side at Markets Field but a second-yellow for Clyde …

Republic of Ireland Draw with Qatar in Debrecen

The Republic of Ireland earned a draw against Asian Cup holders and 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar in Hungary tonight. Stephen Kenny’s side started strong with a goal from James McClean coming in the fourth minute but a decision almost went against them moments later when Qatari full-back Ró-Ró was fouled outside the box. The challenge could have earned the …

League of Ireland Recap: Treaty United Kick-Off While Finn Harps Go Top Of The Premier Division

The League of Ireland First Division kicked off the 2021 season this weekend while the Premier Division had its second round of games. Limerick’s new League of Ireland side Treaty United began life with a 0-0 draw in Bray on Saturday. The side earned the valuable point after midfielder Sean McSweeney was given his marching orders in the 65th minute …

UFC 260 Recap and Reaction: Francis Ngannou crowned Heavyweight Champion

It took more time than usual but newly-crowned Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou emphatically put any demons from his first-ever career loss to Stipe Miocic at UFC 220 to bed. Ngannou finally realised his dream of capturing UFC gold with a calm, composed and patient performance which saw the Cameroonian knock out Miocic in devastating fashion. Ngannou, before this fight, was …