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UCD AFC on a Winning Streak

UCD AFC secured the title of champions of the SSE Airtricity League First Division last Friday evening after a 1-1 draw with visiting team Finn Harps at the UCD Bowl. UCD was maintaining a five point lead at the top…

City’s Performance in Derby Suggests Fragility

Forget the league title for a moment. This was an object lesson in why Manchester City are going to struggle to keep Liverpool’s players off the scoresheet when the Champions League quarter‑final resumes on Tuesday. At the moment City require…

The Short Term Fix

“Men wanted for hazardous journey, small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful, honour and recognition in case of success.” Small wages aside, Ernest Shackleton’s iconic job posting seeking recruits for his arctic expedition…

Loot Boxes & Accumulators: How Gambling Has Saturated Society

How many betting companies can you name? One? Three? Five? At 23 years old and being an avid sports fan so I’ve seen a lot of gambling advertising in the 15 years I’ve been watching sports on television and online….

Premier League Round Up

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick as Manchester City went odds-on for the Premier League title for the first time following a 6-0 rout of Watford at Vicarage Road. Aguero laid on a goal for Gabriel Jesus while Nicolas Otamendi and…

Premier League Round Up: Week 11

QPR (2) vs. (2) Man City (Austin 21’; Demichelis O.G 76’: Aguero 32’, 83’)   An out of form Manchester City came from a goal behind twice to salvage a point against a rejuvenated Rangers side.   Charlie Austin continued his…

Disorganised Organisers

For a Saturday that had sports fans salivating at the prospect of starting their day watching one of the greatest rivalries in sport, there then followed by an Irish expedition in Paris in the evening, diagnosis it really could not…

The Final Chapter and the New Revolution

A lot has happened in the last six weeks. R.E.M. decided to split up, nurse a NASA satellite fell from space and didn’t hit anyone and Steve Jobs and Muammar Gaddafi died, health allbeit in slightly different circumstances. And a…