NUI Galway deserve football league inclusion

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Connacht Provincial Council Secretary John Prenty believes the time has come to give colleges the boot from the Connacht senior football league and will bring forward a motion in their annual convention to dismiss NUI Galway, IT Sligo and GMIT from the competition. This is a motion that I am sure will infuriate NUI Galway […]

World Cup expansion: enriching the game – or FIFA’s bureaucrats?

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A disgruntled groan was the public reaction to the news that FIFA have followed UEFA by extending the number of teams in the finals – from 32 to 48. The public had largely the same reaction to the most recent European Championships, which saw the expansion from 16 to 24, the main critique pointing to […]

All-Ireland Final,Take One: The Review

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Dublin and Mayo live to fight another day in scrappy classic By Graham Gillespie When sport is at its thrilling best it can drain its spectators in almost the same way it exhausts the participants. Sunday 18 September in Croke Park was one such day as 79 gripping minutes of Football could not separate Dublin […]

FA Cup : Man Utd v Arsenal Preview

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Tonight’s game between Manchester United and Arsenal could prove to be nostalgic with fans of both clubs as they cast a glance back to the previous meetings between these two clubs in the FA Cup.

Race for fourth turns white hot

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As Chelsea and Manchester City look set to duke it out for top spot in the Barclay’s Premier League, the race for fourth heats up as a single point separates each side from third to seventh.

2015 League of Ireland season preview

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The 6th of March will mark perhaps one of the most important moments in sport in Galway over recent years.

Top Five Lucky Goals

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  Recently we witnessed incredible luck at the hands (feet?) of Demba Ba. Ba receives a pass and dribbles forward a few paces before shooting, slipping and falling in the act.

‘The Philosophy’: Louis van Gaal

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One word has quickly come to define Louis van Gaal’s brief tenure at Manchester United: ‘philosophy.’

Ronaldo wins Ballon D’or

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Earlier this month saw football’s biggest names gather in Zurich, Switzerland for the annual FIFA Ballon D’Or awards ceremony.

Ten Special Goal Celebrations

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After Francesco Totti celebrated his goal at the weekend against Lazio by taking a selfie with the Roma fans, we here at SIN sport thought we’d take a look at 10 of the most famous (or infamous) football goal scoring celebrations.