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Dublin: 18 °C Monday 28 July, 2014

Today’s News

From The Score 5 Irish footballers who need to move clubs before the summer transfer window closes Exit Plan

5 Irish footballers who need to move clubs before the summer transfer window closes

Kevin Doyle and other players who could do with a new challenge.

From The Score Guillem Balague on why Lionel Messi had a disappointing World Cup final Anti-climax

Guillem Balague on why Lionel Messi had a disappointing World Cup final

The Spanish football expert also played down criticism of FIFA’s decision to give the Golden Ball to the Barca star.

Yesterday’s News

From The Score ‘Fidel Castro,’ ‘Leon Trotsky’ and ‘Karl Marx’ all named in Hyde City FC’s latest starting XI* STAR NAMES

‘Fidel Castro,’ ‘Leon Trotsky’ and ‘Karl Marx’ all named in Hyde City FC’s latest starting XI*

*According to the Conference North side’s official Twitter account.

From The Score Cristiano Ronaldo denies reports of link-up with US rapper Lil Wayne Dream Team

Cristiano Ronaldo denies reports of link-up with US rapper Lil Wayne

Previous rumours had indicated that a deal between the two stars was set to happen.

From The Score Paul Kimmage: ‘The game is up for the kind of journalism that I practice’ Interview

Paul Kimmage: ‘The game is up for the kind of journalism that I practice’

The Irish journalist is the subject of a new documentary about his troubled relationship with the sport of cycling.

Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The Score James McCartan steps down as coach of Down footballers Wave Goodbye

James McCartan steps down as coach of Down footballers

The manager has brought to an end his association with the team after five years in charge.

From The Score One of the fastest goals in the history of football was scored last night ALACRITY

One of the fastest goals in the history of football was scored last night

Gustavo Ramirez’s audacity knows no bounds, as Necaxa discovered.

From The Score The Irishmen set to play 80 consecutive hours of snooker Interview

The Irishmen set to play 80 consecutive hours of snooker

Gordon O Loughlin and Kieran Ferns from Ennis will undertake this mammoth task starting on 15 August.

From The Score This Irish filmmaker-turned-kickboxer needs your help Support

This Irish filmmaker-turned-kickboxer needs your help

Brosna O’Donovan is in the process of making a film about the success of the sport in Ireland.

Friday 25 July, 2014

From The Score After 45 sleep-deprived days, Philip Cavanagh has become the first Irishman ever to row the Pacific Hero
From The Score ‘I was taken by the fact that he’s such an outsider’ – Adrian McCarthy on his upcoming Paul Kimmage film Interview

‘I was taken by the fact that he’s such an outsider’ – Adrian McCarthy on his upcoming Paul Kimmage film

A new film explores the Irish journalist’s crusade against doping in cycling, his relationship with Lance Armstrong and more.

Thursday 24 July, 2014

From The Score Bad news wrestling fans, ‘Good Ol’ JR’ has announced his retirement from WWE Oh Hell No
From The Score 11 redeeming features of pre-season friendlies Hidden Gems

11 redeeming features of pre-season friendlies

Stars coming to Ireland, bad Panenka penalties and more overlooked delights.

Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From The Score 7 memorable performances from League of Ireland clubs in Europe Looking Back This post contains videos

7 memorable performances from League of Ireland clubs in Europe

Ahead of their crucial game tonight, here are some past matches that Pat’s can take inspiration from.

From The Score ‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Man United set for Arturo Vidal bid? Spend Spend Spend

‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Man United set for Arturo Vidal bid?

Also, the latest news on the futures of Xavi, Santi Cazorla and Liverpool target Divock Origi.

Monday 21 July, 2014

From The Score This highlights video shows why many consider Neuer as the world’s best keeper Talented

This highlights video shows why many consider Neuer as the world’s best keeper

The German stopper enhanced his reputation at the 2014 World Cup.

Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The Score The Hoylake crowd weren’t impressed when McIlroy mentioned his United allegiances Faux Pas

The Hoylake crowd weren’t impressed when McIlroy mentioned his United allegiances

The golfer also described his “incredible” win.

From The Score Twitter reacts to Rory McIlroy’s Open Championship victory Twittersphere

Twitter reacts to Rory McIlroy’s Open Championship victory

The Northern Irish golfer triumphed to win his third Major this afternoon.

From The Score Coventry fans start doing ‘Klinsmanns’ after their game is abandoned Improvising

Coventry fans start doing ‘Klinsmanns’ after their game is abandoned

The onset of flash floods put a stop to play after 53 minutes.

From The Score James Rodriguez will join Real Madrid for €80 million, according to Spanish media Hot Prospect

James Rodriguez will join Real Madrid for €80 million, according to Spanish media

It is believed the Colombian star is already on his way to Spain to finalise the deal.

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From The Score ‘Dreams of Andrea Pirlo and the day my World Cup sticker-collecting hopes ended’ Fun Fun Fun

‘Dreams of Andrea Pirlo and the day my World Cup sticker-collecting hopes ended’

639 spaces to fill, 30 days to complete the album and one person to undertake the task. They said it was impossible. They were right.

From The Score Fancy watching the second oldest tennis tournament in the world in Dublin this week? Rich History

Fancy watching the second oldest tennis tournament in the world in Dublin this week?

The Irish Open proper gets underway on Tuesday, with admission at Fitzwilliam free.

From The Score 6 lessons learned from the 2014 World Cup Analysis

6 lessons learned from the 2014 World Cup

Lionel Messi doesn’t need to prove his greatness, football must address its concussion problem and more.

From The Score Careful now, Paul! It’s the sporting tweets of the week Twitterati

Careful now, Paul! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Cathal Pendred, Bernard Brogan, Gary Lineker and much more.

Saturday 19 July, 2014

From The Score VIDEO: Are these the top 10 goals of the 2014 World Cup? Footballing Genius

VIDEO: Are these the top 10 goals of the 2014 World Cup?

Featuring Lionel Messi, James Rodriguez, Tim Cahill and more.

From The Score 21 memorable, nostalgia-tinged photos of Roy Keane on the 21st anniversary of his signing for United Looking Back

21 memorable, nostalgia-tinged photos of Roy Keane on the 21st anniversary of his signing for United

We look back at some of the Irishman’s most famous and infamous moments as a footballer.

Friday 18 July, 2014

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: Rory builds on excellent start, UFC weigh-ins in Dublin and all today’s sport Friday

We’ll leave it there so: Rory builds on excellent start, UFC weigh-ins in Dublin and all today’s sport

Also, the prospect of Pat’s v Celtic, LVG’s new-look United squad and more.

From The Score Lacey on the bench as Donegal make two changes for Ulster final Team News

Lacey on the bench as Donegal make two changes for Ulster final

The former Footballer of the Year is not included in the side to face Monaghan.

Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From The Score 5 issues new Man United manager Louis van Gaal needs to address Analysis

5 issues new Man United manager Louis van Gaal needs to address

Today was the Dutchman’s first official day in the job.

St Patrick’s Athletic fan dies in Warsaw RIP

St Patrick’s Athletic fan dies in Warsaw

The club have expressed their condolences to the supporter’s family and friends.

From The Score Stephen Roche says Lance Armstrong should be given his Tour de France victories back Moving The Goalposts

Stephen Roche says Lance Armstrong should be given his Tour de France victories back

“Armstrong should stay on that list,” the Dubliner insisted.

From The Score Here’s what Ireland’s team for the 2018 World Cup might look like Four More Years

Here’s what Ireland’s team for the 2018 World Cup might look like

A number of the current squad are likely to still be eligible should the Irish team reach Russia in four years’ time.

Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Score Check out this class video of all the World Cup goals in flip book form Ingenious

Check out this class video of all the World Cup goals in flip book form

This will hopefully help cure your burgeoning thirst for football in the tournament’s absence.

From The Score A tactical breakdown of where the 2014 World Cup final was won and lost Analysis

A tactical breakdown of where the 2014 World Cup final was won and lost

A patient game from Germany eventually yielded its rewards, as they beat Argentina 1-0.

From The Score Good news football hipsters, Predator boots are back in limited edition form Happy Days
From The Score Power ranking the 17 best moments of the 2014 World Cup Looking Back

Power ranking the 17 best moments of the 2014 World Cup

Featuring Christ the Redeemer, Lionel Messi, James Rodriguez and more.

From The Score 5 things Martin O’Neill and Ireland can learn from the 2014 World Cup Analysis

5 things Martin O’Neill and Ireland can learn from the 2014 World Cup

Squad depth is more important than ever and other noteworthy points.

Monday 14 July, 2014

From The Score Here are the best and worst XIs of the 2014 World Cup Stars

Here are the best and worst XIs of the 2014 World Cup

Philipp Lahm, Toni Kroos, Lionel Messi and more players who stood out.

From The Score Check out the BBC’s brilliant, epic end-of-World-Cup montage Class

Check out the BBC’s brilliant, epic end-of-World-Cup montage

We can’t wait for the station’s next effort in four years’ time.

From The Score A young Irish football fan is now the proud owner of a piece of World Cup history Lucky

A young Irish football fan is now the proud owner of a piece of World Cup history

Kevin and Oisín Treanor recently attended Germany’s incredible 7-1 win over Brazil.

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