Author: Katie Hansen

Anthony Stokes signs for Iranian side Tractor Sazi

Anthony Stokes signs for Iranian side Tractor Sazi

Former Ireland international Anthony Stokes has signed for Iranian side Tractor Sazi. Former Hibs and Celtic striker Stokes had been training with St Mirren and it appeared he would sign with the Scottish side before completing his move to the Persian Gulf. The Dubliner‘s most recent team was with Apollon Smyrni in Greece but that ended badly when he was […]

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet in the frame for shock switch to Barcelona

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet in the frame for shock switch to Barcelona

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet could be in line to join Spanish giants Barcelona as they search for a back-up goalkeeper this summer, according to reports. Mignolet served predominantly on the bench for the Reds last season as Jurgen Klopp preferred German Loris Karius, although both men are now firmly behind new signing Alisson in the Anfield pecking order. Barcelona are […]

Roscommon back at crossroads as fundamental issues resurface

After their fourth-round qualifier defeat to Clare two years ago then joint Roscommon manager Kevin McStay was typically forthright and honest in his appraisal of where the team was and where they had to go. It had been a difficult championship for them, prefaced by a heavy league semi-final defeat to Kerry in April that was the first real ‘eye-opener‘ […]

James Lawton: Don‘t believe the hype – this was not one of the great World Cups

James Lawton: Don‘t believe the hype – this was not one of the great World Cups

We don‘t have to be as obsequious as Donald Trump but that doesn‘t stop us being fair to Vladimir Putin‘s World Cup. It was well run, free of the projected hooliganism, not to mention nerve gas, and we had some spectacular backdrops of Mother Russia. Football, in such as Kylian MbappĂ©, Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo, also had its moments. […]