By Markus Krug Every football fan has faced this age-old question at least once: who is the greatest football player on the planet right now? And for the last ten plus years, this usually has come down to a decision between two fantastic players. Argentinian magician Lionel Messi or Portuguese force of nature, Christiano Ronaldo. Both have been head and shoulders above … [Read more...] about Alien Amongst Men
By Darren Casserly There’s a saying in football “never go back” and for the most part it’s true. Whether it’s Mourinho at Chelsea or Keegan at Newcastle, the second stint for the most part has only served to sour the legacy. However, saying this, never has a manager returned to the same club after only a few months and after winning five trophies, including three … [Read more...] about Zidane returns to Real Madrid: stroke of genius or legacy destroyer?
Note: This article was published in SIN's print edition before John Delaney's Oireachtas appearance on 10 April. By Mark Lynch With the recent international break leaving many fans feeling slightly less entertained than they would be with the usual hullabaloo of the club game, the FAI have stepped in to provide us with enough off-field distractions to shock and bewilder … [Read more...] about Latest FAI scandal putting enormous strain on camel’s back
By Danny Casserly With Kepa Arrizabalaga’s recent strop in front of 80,000 people at Wembley, and millions watching around the world, another episode in the seemingly never-ending power struggle between the Chelsea players and management played out in the League Cup final against Manchester City. With the last minutes of extra time ticking down, and the Chelsea goalkeeper … [Read more...] about Kepa fiasco just another episode in Chelsea player power drama
Full name: Rachel Fitzmaurice Hometown: Fuerty, Roscommon College: NUI Galway College course: Mechanical Engineering Sporting codes: Gaelic Football, Camogie, Soccer Positions in sporting codes: Gaelic Football - Forward, Camogie - Mid Field, Soccer - Mid/Striker Favourite food: My mum’s lasagne! Favourite TV programme: Friends, Ireland’s … [Read more...] about Meet Rachel Fitz… One girl… 3 codes & performing at the highest level