We’ve seen this all before, a team promoted from the Championship who surprise everyone and are for the first few weeks of the season, flutter and cajole with the Sky-styled ‘big boys’ of the league? This time it’s not the disagreeable Phil Brown leading an orange-kitted team but the infinitely more likeable Ian Holloway. Hull […]
Hold the BackPage and host Ciarán Ó Raghallaigh return for another action packed episode featuring Fox Sports’ Keith Costigan, Kieron O’Connor of the Swiss Ramble blog, Paddy Power’s Chris McWilliams and, of course, Dundalk’s second most famous Ahern.
1. Player Power? Last Saturday’s action at Goodison Park provided enough talking points to reasonably fill this article on it’s own – United once again falling asleep late on to hand over valuable points, the irony of Alex Ferguson watching an opposing manager lose the plot over a lack of time added on, Tim Cahill […]
Steve McClaren’s Wolfsburg find themselves towards the foot of the Bundesliga table having suffered three defeats from their opening three fixtures. The fabled “honeymoon period” said to be enjoyed by newly appointed managers has ended, while Wolfsburg’s General Manager, Dieter Hoeness, has described The Wolves’ current perdicament as ‘critical’. Life in the Bundesliga has not been […]