Alex Irwin: Diary from Manchesterplatz, remembering the victims of the Munich Air Disaster

By Alex Irwin On a bitterly cold February morning, I set off from my home to Dublin Airport, to make the pilgrimage to Germany and to the site where 60-years-ago on that very day, 23 passengers on board the BEA flight 609 perished in the Munich... Read More | Share it now!

Wayne Rooney channels his inner Allan Quatermain

When a long relationship ends, people have been known to sit in the dark afterwards, wondering what the other person is doing at that very moment. Thanks to internet and social media, you don’t have to wonder when your ex is Wayne Rooney. I know, I know. If...

The Ballad of Wayne Rooney

And so, its almost over. Wayne Rooney’s 13-year relationship with Manchester United looks set to end with a return to Everton. A relationship that was passionate, explosive, but never boring and certainly successful. Club record goalscorer,... Read More | Share it now!

Wayne Rooney was not offside!

Though they are countrymen, Mark Hughes is not Tony Pulis. Nor does Bet365 Stadium roll off the tongue as ominously as the Britannia. Regardless, Stoke City remain among the least accommodating Premier League hosts. Their early high press against a... Read More | Share it now!