Ireland’s John Mooney: endless reruns of his foot near Pepsi sign a godsend for company. Photo:  Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

Remember that epic Tiger Woods putt back at the Masters in 2005 when the ball sat on the lip of the cup for what seemed like half an hour, the Nike sw(...)

Back at the start of the new Premier League season, the BBC produced a documentary called Match of the Day at 50 which brought back truckloads of memo(...)

European Championship qualifier  between Republic of Ireland and Scotland on February 18th, 1987. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Never mind the history the management team and top scorer have with the place, Scotland is where it all began for Ireland’s great “haven’t beat a dece(...)

Ireland’s Marc Wilson clashes with Thomas Mueller of Germany during the Group D qualifier at the Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen on Tuesday night. Photograph: Getty Images

It wasn’t quite the shot heard around the world but John O’Shea’s 94th minute goal in Gelsenkirchen was so unexpected that everyone in the stadium was(...)

Even when out of the spotlight, poor Moyesie is in it.

More Moyes misery When will the torture end for David Moyes? Even while on a sabbatical after his ill-fated tenure at Old Trafford he still ca(...)

When the ball was at Wes Hoolahan’s feet against Portugal in the recent friendly at Meadowlands, one could relax and hope that just maybe, something thrilling and special was going to happen. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The sight of Wes Hoolahan out there on the field in Meadowlands said it all. There were few green shirts on the trains leaving Penn Station for Mead(...)

Arjen Roben of the Netherlands (left) shakes hands with goalkeeper Iker Casillas of Spain their Group B match at the Arena Fonte Nova in Natal. Photograph: EPA

Day Two and Tony O’Donoghue and Kenny Cunningham were on the RTÉ couch, a particularly big one too for just the pair of them, the distance between (...)

Manchester United manager David Moyes, right, recently reacted angrily when it was suggested by pundit Mark Lawrenson that Robin van Persie, left, had asked for a move, the manager branding it as nonsense. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manchester United manager David Moyes insists stability and longevity are the magic ingredient for the most successful clubs.Amazingly, of England’s 9(...)

Manchester United’s Robin van Persie shows his disappointment after yesterday’s defeat by Newcastle at Old Trafford, Manchester. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Manchester United manager David Moyes has rejected claims by Mark Lawrenson that Robin van Persie has asked to leave the club.Pundit and former player(...)

 Michael Owen  and  Steve McManaman in the BT Sport channel studio in  London.

Mary HanniganIt was Charlie Darwin who once said that it wasn’t the strongest or most intelligent of the species that survives, it was the one “most a(...)