Carl Frampton: Northern Ireland are living my boyhood dream at Euro 2016
There’s only one thing to say — bring on the Germans!
There’s only one thing to say — bring on the Germans!
I just knew that I was not about to have one of my better days at the office when I entered MacCumhaill Park, Ballybofey last Sunday — and it wasn’t because the rain was pouring down at that juncture.
Northern Ireland talisman Kyle Lafferty endured a rollercoaster ride in France this week.
The stunning model bride of Northern Ireland football hero Kyle Lafferty has revealed she made her new husband wait two months for a first date.
In recent years, the GAA has acquired much more of an international arm, chiefly because of the exodus of people from this country as a result of the financial recession initially triggered in 2008 and the ongoing efforts of the Croke Park hierarchy to foster our games...
The North West 200 suffered another tragedy with the death of Malachi Mitchell-Thomas and I suppose it was expected that the whole issue of whether road racing should continue would come up.
Quique Sanchez Flores believes his work at Watford is complete and predicts his successor will have a much easier job. Flores' final game in charge ended in a 2-2 draw against Sunderland as Sebastian Prodl and a Troy Deeney penalty cancelled out strikes from Jack Rodwell and...
Belfast boxing champion Carl Frampton has spoken for the first time since he was stripped of his WBA super-bantamweight title.
Jurgen Klopp's makeshift Liverpool side surprised him with the completeness of their display as they eased to a 4-1 win over Stoke.
His departure from Linfield was described as pure soap opera! But that was hardly surprisingly due to the fact it was Peter Rafferty.
Marc Smyth may need to take off his rose tinted glasses.
Sport can bring you to an ultimate high but it also has a penchant for despatching you to a devastating low.
Northern Ireland are going to have the freshest and hungriest player at the Euro 2016 Championships.
Having been unceremoniously ditched by the Irish Football Association just 18 months ago, former FIFA international referee Herbie Barr felt his love affair with the game was over.
Three months to the day since he was sacked by Glentoran, Eddie Patterson wants to set the record straight.
For decades, indulging in alcoholic refreshment has been almost a prerequisite for GAA players.
It's going to be a big year for my mate Paddy Barnes and it’s now or never for him to turn professional.
While the mini-stroke he suffered in November 2014 is an unavoidable talking point, there is more to Chris Henry’s back catalogue than just one traumatic episode.
It can sometimes take an agonising period, but in football you get what you deserve.
Billy Joe Burns insists Crusaders sent out a statement of intent following their thrilling 4-2 Danske Bank Premiership win over Glentoran at Seaview.
Celtic have confirmed the signing of Denmark defender Erik Sviatchenko on a four-and-a-half year deal from FC Midtjylland. Sviatchenko was part of the Midtjylland team which qualified for the last 32 of the Europa League, in which they have drawn Manchester United in the next round.
It has been one of the most divisive issues surrounding the Northern Ireland international football team.
Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri has told his players they have to enjoy their football and not be restricted by their place at the top of the Premier League.
Former Newcastle goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek is in a critical condition in hospital in the Czech Republic after suffering a cardiac arrest.
They say a week’s a long time in football and Paul Heatley would certainly attest to that after seeing a straight red a fortnight ago and then scoring four goals against Carrick Rangers last week.
It doesn’t matter where you chose to invest your McLean’s Fantasy Football wage budget — everyone’s susceptible to the dreaded disciplinary system.
From red cards to a goalfest, we are certainly being treated to some Danske Bank Premiership drama this season.
IT wasn’t just Linfield team mates Mark Haughey and Stephen Lowry who had smiles on their faces when Sean Ward lashed home the only strike of last Saturday’s encounter with Ballinamallard United.
IT hasn’t been a bad start to the season for anyone at Coleraine but Robert Nicholl has every right to boast a spring in his step.
I must admit I was stunned to hear that Thomas Breslin was dismissed from the dugout last weekend.
Leo Santa Cruz says he would be happy to face me at super-bantamweight and I can’t think of a better fight to go back to the States for next year.
World boxing champ Carl Frampton turned down a chance to go onto Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother.
Alan Dornan occasionally shakes his head in disbelief!
Tommy McCarthy is a fighter with a bright future and his team seem to be willing to give him proper tests that will help him progress up the rankings but it concerns me to see too many guys who are being given a false sense of security in the ring.
I have long been a big fan of the Chicago Bulls basketball team.
As manager of the biggest club in Ireland for 17 and a half years, I felt shouldered with a great deal of expectation.
Loyalty and trust are not in big supply in boxing but I’m with a team who believe in me and each other 100 per cent.
One of the toughest parts of fighting in the United States for the first time was having to say goodbye to my children Carla and Rossa for two weeks.
Boxing is the one sport when you really do have to know when it’s time to walk away — and I was glad to hear this week that Oscar De La Hoya had ruled out a comeback.
I lost a little respect for Darren Murray this week.
People have been wanting to know why my fight with Scott Quigg didn’t happen this summer so I’d like to put the record straight.
Carl Frampton is a man who knows what he wants and over the next few years he plans to leave an extraordinary legacy.
A Northern Ireland superstar is joining your award-winning Sunday Life Sports team.
Carl Frampton usually feels the love when he walks to the ring but on July 18 the World champion will face a crowd willing him to lose.
Rory McIlroy grew up with Tiger Woods’ career achievements pinned to his bedroom wall.
My wish for Joe Gormley has finally come to fruition.
Making an impact at a club the size of Manchester United for any young player is usually a gradual affair.
Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton are going their separate ways this summer and the Bury man admits he wonders if they will ever meet in the ring.
My earliest childhood memory of the North West 200 is not of the roar of the big bikes, playing football on the beach at the West Strand between races, the train carriages packed with cheering spectators braked high on the railway embankment, itself black with people,...
The best areas to witness the spectacle that is the North West have to be the strategically placed grandstands around the circuit — with the start/finish line being the highlight.
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