Raheem Sterling: are Brendan Rodgers and Daniel Sturridge the sort of role models that are going to lead him to the top of the game? Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

A little over two years ago, Raheem Sterling told the Daily Mail: “I don’t think I’m famous. I suppose a few people know me, but it’s not changed me. (...)

Liam Brady is reunited with his former manager and stereo repair man Giovanni Trapattoni. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Sporting life is a funny old thing: the highs stratospheric, the lows subterranean. Take Bobby Zamora. Time was he was serenaded, to the tune of That’(...)

Lukasz Fabianski saves a header from Robbie Keane. Photograph: Ryan Byrne

First, just a quick thanks to rugby for the half decent job it did of filling the international telly gap between November and last night, but, at las(...)

Aiden Gillen as Charlie Haughey in RTÉ series ‘Charlie’. Photograph: RTÉ

For a journalist, the highest priorities must always be truth and accuracy. Reporters rarely find themselves in court (alas) for misplacing an adject(...)

Bill O’Herlihy:  hung up his microphone as RTÉ’s main sports presenter in the summer. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Bill O’Herlihy, the gentleman of the Irish public relations scene, appears to be tying up a few more loose ends. Billo hung up his microphone as RTÉ’s(...)

Former Leeds United great Johnny Giles says owner Massimo Cellino (pictured) should “get out of the club”. Photograph: Tony Marshall/PA

Former Leeds United great John Giles says owner Massimo Cellino should “get out of the club” after he sacked head coach Darko Milanic on Saturday.Mil(...)

Rory McIlroy sports a kilt  and little else following Europe’s famous victory in the Ryder Cup.

When you find yourself watching Judd Trump v John Higgins in the Bulgarian Snooker Open on Eurosport you know that the heady spell of World Cup/All-Ir(...)

‘The panel weren’t far wrong, just a point off, although as Cyril noted: “If Hawk-Eye wasn’t there, Tipp would be All- Ireland champions.”’

Only one thing matched yesterday’s All-Ireland hurling final in the entertainment stakes: the reaction of English folk on the Twitter machine who were(...)

James McCarthy showing no signs of shyness at Gannon Park yesterday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

James McCarthy has admitted that he would like to take a greater grip on international games but dismissed suggestion that he is being held back in s(...)

Former Republic of Ireland manager John Giles has expressed the hope that Everton’s James McCarthy can fulfil his potential and really deliver during(...)