In a week where Chelsea football club have appeared more Harchester United than current Champions of Europe, conversations around sport-washing and footballing owners has arisen once more. The Blues former owner Roman Abramovich has been sanctioned with Chelsea unable to sign players, sell tickets and must rely on current cash reserves to pay players and staff. It seems … [Read more...] about Opinion: Blue is the colour; indifference is the game
Left: Mike Ashley, Newcastle United’s former owner. Right: Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud, ruler of Saudi Arabia and Chair of Newcastle United’s new owner, the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund. Off the back of the Newcastle United takeover, one must ask themselves that generation-spanning question; has the game gone? Of course the game has not gone. … [Read more...] about Newcastle United set for seismic takeover
Ben Simmons slam-dunking for the 76ers in a 2019 game against theWashington Wizards. Photo: by All Pro Reels, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0) Ever since being the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons has never been too far away from the spotlight. The LSU alumnus’ didn’t see the court at all in his first year in the NBA … [Read more...] about Offseason turmoil could see Simmons-Philly split
4 September 2021; Katie Taylor, left, and Jennifer Han during their Undisputed Female Lightweight Championship bout at Emerald Headingley Stadium in Leeds, England. Photo by Mark Robinson / Matchroom Boxing via Sportsfile Only the strongest shoulders can carry the hopes of a nation and in our fabled sporting history many have been heroic enough to put the dreams of a small … [Read more...] about Katie Taylor – the gem in our Irish sporting crown?
ose up of a golf ball Team Europe might be licking their wounds for the next 2 years as Team USA strolled to a record-breaking victory of 19-9 at Whistling Straits in the 43rd Ryder Cup. Much of the debate coming into the competition was mainly how Team USA would gel, with the tense relationship between Bryson DeChambeau & Brooks Koepka being the key conversation … [Read more...] about USA ‘Ryde’ momentum to victory