“I think I’m the best player ever. Why would you compare me to Pele? My mother said that I’m stronger and that he used to play with players who didn’t even move on the pitch.”
Supporters of Derry City have recently started a new fans group going under the name ‘Red Partisans’. With links to Derry Anti-Fascist-Action, the group seeks to improve the atmosphere at matches whilst injecting a strong rejection of racism and the far right into the terraces. James Wright from football is radical caught up with one of their members, doherty-c, to discuss the formation of the group.
Paris Saint Germain have revealed the design of their new crest which will be officially launched at the beginning of next season. The French giant, under President Nasser Al-Khelaif, continues to reposition itself among football’s major players with the signing of ‘Brand Beckham’ and now the launch of a new logo the latest steps in maximising global exposure.
Robbie Keane’s days as a 90-minute man for Ireland look numbered while Ciaran Clark’s excellent display last week raises questions over Darren O’Dea’s future involvement. Their footballing fortunes now look likely to be focused on the American domestic season. US soccer observer and Chicago Fire columnist Stephen Piggot takes a look at the performances of MLS’ Irish contingent of Keane, O’Dea, and Andy O’Brien, reviewing last season’s exploits and looking ahead to the new campaign.
It is one of Ireland’s most famous footballing nurseries producing some of the country’s greatest internationals such as Johnny Carey, Liam Whelan, Liam Brady, Ronnie Whelan, and Richard Dunne. Now Dublin’s Home Farm FC is the focus of Premier Ambitions, a behind-the-scenes documentary series airing on Setanta Sports.
For a lot of fans, football is a religion. To Hernan and Alejandro Veron, Argentine player Diego Maradona is the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. As founders of the Church of Maradona, Alejandro and Hernan have reinvented the idea of […]
The day after he turned 21, all eyes at Wembley will be on Brazil’s latest superstar Neymar but the followers of the Selecao will also be hailing the return of another hero, the grinning teeth and smiling feet of the one they call Ronaldinho Gaúcho.
Eyebrows were raised when Giovanni Trapattoni named three Derby County players in the Irish squad to face Poland. Among them is a 20-year-old midfielder who’s been rocking Ireland’s under-age sides and whose stock is rising at Pride Park. So who is Jeff Hendrick?
Alex Ferguson led the tributes at the funeral of Celtic legend, and Irish international, Sean Fallon this week.
In a week when Northern Ireland’s Jonny Evans said he hopes to spend the rest of his career at Manchester United, one wonders if former Old Trafford team-mate Darron Gibson might be looking on enviously.