Underdogs barking up the right tree | Barry Aldworth

The world of sport can at times seem very predictable. The same teams win the same trophies and the same players dominate year in year out. However sometimes this predictable nature of sport is shattered… Sometimes the underdog comes out on top; sometimes the easy victory becomes a bitter loss. Throughout this article I will…

Bentleys losing their va-va-voom | Darragh Collins

I had one of those moments the other day when you suddenly think of a player and wonder; “Oh yeah, where’s he gone?” This player was David Bentley. Signed by Tottenham Hotspur for £17 million in 2008, Bentley now lines out for Rostov FC, an average Russian side on loan. This made me ponder, why…

Interviews: Demons 96 Moycullen 66 | Kevin Galvin

UCC Demons hammered Moycullen by thirty points on Friday night in the Mardyke to retain their unbeaten league record after eight games. Afterwards the Demons head coach Paul Kelleher talked about the character in the team and about blooding the younger players. Meanwhile, Moycullen’s Salva Camps talked about the standard of refereeing in the league…

Player Ratings: Chelsea – Liverpool | Darragh Collins

Chelsea: Cech 8/10 Had a very strong performance, good kick outs, stood tall when called upon and couldn’t be faulted for the goal. Made a wonderful one on one stop from Suarez late in the game. Azpilicueta 6/10 A very “steady Eddie” performance from the full back. Worked hard and did well when called upon….

Suarez adds to Chelsea’s blues | Darragh Collins

Chelsea 1 (Terry 20) Liverpool 1 (Suarez 73) Liverpool and Chelsea has always been a game which has provided excitement and controversy over the years and Sunday afternoon’s encounter was no different. Chelsea went into the game as favorites and were determined to get out of their current rut, while Liverpool were looking for a…

Martin O’Neill: mid-table manager? | Darragh Collins

Martin O’ Neill has a great reputation within the football world, he’s dynamic, bright and talks a great game; but is he the man for Sunderland? Many saw O’Neill’s move to Sunderland as a step back in his career. Surely a manager with his reputation, who has been speculated as being a possible candidate for…

New Demons’ star talks about Irish transition | Kevin Galvin

Here is an interview done with UCC Demons’ new American signing, Kenton Walker, in reaction to Demons 89-78 victory over Killester last Sunday.   Demons’ head coach Paul Kelleher reacts to his side going 6-0 for the season so far. And his Killester counterpart Darren O’Neill looks ahead to the rest of the year.  

Kick it Out! | Dylan White

The beautiful game has exhilarated fanatics across the globe for centuries, with its flamboyant Brazilian influence bringing a sense of ecstasy and unrivalled passion amongst enthusiasts. However with this sense of divine genius comes the feeling of opprobrium as the epidemic that is racism implodes upon football. Suddenly, as the shackles within the empire begin…