Brand new League of Ireland podcast

I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on the first edition of Goal.com’s brand new podcast dedicated to Irish domestic football, the League of Ireland GoalMouth. Bohemians striker Steven Beattie talks to host, Dave O’Grady about his career, which has seen him go from Puerto Rico to Iceland, while Ronan Murphy and I discuss the latest talking points […]

Tremendous skill by Keane

A ball is lofted high into the area. Robbie Keane spots the pass and sets forth, determined. His run is timed perfectly; he’s got time and an abundance of space as the ball drops into his feet. What happens next is truly magnificent. Sensing the imminent threat of Tijuana’s defenders as they close in, Keane contorts his body. He appears […]

That’s football for you

When football supporters pack themselves into stadiums, there is an inevitable outpouring of emotion. They clap in appreciation of that speculative 30-yard shot, seethe when a decision goes against their favourite player and erupt with joy when the ball finds the back of the net. A repertoire of songs and chants reverberates around the ground for 90 minutes. Some of […]