As Ireland makes plans for Euro 2012, Andrew McCarten looks at a man who will be touch and go to make the trip.
Archive for November, 2011
There’s an international feel to this week’s Hold the BackPage as Neil Sherwin is joined by Ger McCarthy and Willie Gannon to discuss Ireland’s qualification for the European Championships, as well all the latest on the ongoing racism sagas and the weekend’s Premier League fixtures.
Fernando Torres faces his old side on Sunday as Chelsea go head to head with Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.
The FA Cup has reached the First Round proper stage and Stephen Fallows reports on how it all went.
Tom Clover has all the news from the second leg of the CAF Champions League Final which took place last weekend.
Maykel Beltran looks at a Barcelona player who scored goals for fun long before Lionel Messi was even thought of.
David Cockcroft runs the rule over another starlet to emerge in the red and white of Ajax.
In the second part of his Barcelona critique, Mark Houston looks at Cesc Fabregas’ move to the Catalan giants and the impact it has had.
As David Beckham’s MLS contract comes to an end, Ciaran Kelly looks at the impact that the English superstar had on football in America.
Despite being nearly everybody’s second team, Mark Houston believes that Barcelona are bad for football and explains here.