Jonathan Afolabi looking to showcase talent at Celtic

Jonathan Afolabi, Celtic’s new signing, is looking to grab his opportunity with the Scottish champions, to showcase what it is the Ireland Under-19 international has to offer Neil Lennon and his new teammates. The Tallaght striker, who can also dovetail on the wing, is a product of Southampton’s youth set-up, having made a plethora of […]

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All-Ireland Final | Tipperary storm to victory over Cats

Tipperary have beaten Kilkenny in the 2019 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final. The Premier County had 14 points to spare over the Cats in a 3-24 to 0-20 in difficult conditions at Croke Park. Niall O’Meara, Seamus Callanan and John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer scored the goals for Tipp to secure the Liam MacCarthy Cup. Tipp led […]

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Inside The Vault | Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United debut in 2003

In this edition of ‘Inside The Vault’, we look back at Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United debut on August 16th, 2003. On this day in 2003, Cristiano Ronaldo made his Manchester United debut. Few then could have predicted the impact the Portuguese footballer would make on the modern game over the next 16 years (and counting). […]

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Interview | Niall Kennedy on his biggest fight to date

Devin Vargas, whose last fight was against Anthony Joshua conqueror and current unified heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz, is Niall Kennedy’s opponent on Saturday night in MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. It it the biggest fight of the Gorey man’s career. Here, he talks to The Season Ticket about this upcoming fight, his preparations and how boxing […]

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GAA | Kerry stage second half comeback to beat Tyrone

Kerry will face Dublin in the 2019 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship final. The Kingdom have come from behind to beat Tyrone by 1-18 to 0-18 in today’s semi-final at Croke Park. Tyrone led by four at half-time, but Kerry improved dramatically after the break, with Stephen O’Brien scoring the only goal of the game. O’Brien […]

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GAA | Dublin down Mayo in 12 minutes of ruthless reality

Dublin have beaten Mayo in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship for the sixth time in five years. Mayo led by 0-8 to 0-6 at half-time, but Dublin dealt the Championship dreamers a bone-shuddering jolt of ruthless reality in a spell-binding 12-minute spell at the beginning of the second half. Dublin plundered 1-5 in the first […]

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Premier League Preview | Southampton, Spurs, Watford, West Ham, Wolves

We have previewed each Premier League team ahead of the 2019/20 season. In the fourth and final entry, Ben Smith focuses on Southampton, Spurs, Watford, West Ham and Wolves. Southampton Big season ahead for Southampton and for Ralph Hassenhuttl. He steadied the ship when he came in last year and managed to beat the drop […]

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Premier League Preview | Man City, Man United, Newcastle, Norwich, Sheffield United

We have previewed each Premier League team ahead of the 2019/20 season. In this entry, Ben Smith assesses the strengths and weaknesses of Man City, Man United, Newcastle, Norwich and Sheffield United. Manchester City This team are relentless. Not content with their 98 points and domestic treble, they have spent £100m between defensive midfielder Rodri […]

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