Posts Tagged ‘Setanta’

Football Punditry - Irish banter beats bland British 2

Football Punditry – Irish banter beats bland British


It was during the second half of the recent Ireland/Cyprus nightmare (yes we won but tell me you didn’t despair for 90 minutes) that I realised something. I was longing for something more than the eventual winning goal. I was braced with excitement for more than just the prospect of being one step closer to […]

Farewell Setanta, hello ESPN. 5

Farewell Setanta, hello ESPN.


In 2006 when Setanta successfully broke into Sky’s Premier League monopoly by earning rights to air 46 Premiership games, we finally had an alternative to Sky’s coverage. It finally had a worthy competitor, at least in theory. Soon Setanta developed into a sporting kingdom of it’s own by providing a dedicated golfing channel, coverage of […]