The Late Late Toy Show is a long running tradition in Ireland with children showcasing a wide range of toys ahead of Christmas. This year, a young lad called Domhnall was demonstrating some computer games, pitting Ireland against LA Galaxy and talking to host Ryan Tubridy about his hero Robbie Keane. Here’s what happened next:
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Incredible own goal. You could perhaps see what he was trying to do, but at the same time….why? He then immediately subs himself off. Which is fair.
Warrior have come up with another intriguing design for the latest of their popular Skreamer boot.
It’s a milestone birthday today for the Manchester United legend and he is rightly drawing plaudits from all over the world. This tribute to him by the BBC is a few years but still well worth a watch for the day that’s in it.
Today’s publication of the updated FIFA rankings make grim reading for Republic of Ireland fans as the boys in green drop 7 places to 67th, the lowest the nation has ever been ranked. To put that in perspective there is a whopping 61 places between the current ranking and Ireland’s highest ever placing 20 years […]
Rio-based side Flamengo have won the Copa do Brasil for the 5th time in their history, beating Atlético Paranaense 2-0 last night in front of 70,000 fans in a fervent Maracana. Two late goals in the second leg of the final was enough to see Mengão crowned cup winners 3-1 on aggregate. Midfielder Elias broke the deadlock in the 86th minute […]
There were some great goals in the Champions League last night, here’s a few of the best ones. 1. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid v Galatasary) 2. Douglas Costa (Shaktar Donetsk v FC Porto) 3. Isco (Real Madrid v Galatasary)
Some good news today, as the rather troubling story of Zahir Belounis has been resolved. Zahir and his family have been virtual prisoners in the Arab sovereign since 2010 because of a dispute with his employers – football club Al Jaish SC – over wages being withheld to the French-Algerian striker. Under Qatar’s ‘Kafala’ law […]
He has been lauded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world over the past couple of years but, like Joe Hart, Thibaut Courtois is human. Last night he made a complete mess of a deflection of defender Toby Alderweireld and dropped to his knees as the ball looped over his head into the […]
League Two side Burton Albion are set to name 50-yr old goalkeeping coach as substitute goalkeeper for their match against Mansfield, according to BBC Sport. Coach Kevin Poole is the oldest registered player in the Football League though officially retired last year. Poole has been recalled due to Sunderland’s Jordan Pickford was recalled from his loan spell […]