In the 2003 All-Ireland semi-final Tyrone defeated Kerry in a high-energy display of swarm tackling but also superior kicking. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

We live in the present, not in the future. Nearly 30 years ago I asked a senior colleague what it had been like to cover football in Kerry’s ‘Golden Y(...)

New York take to the field ahead of their  Connacht  championship match with   Sligo last year. Photograph: Andy Marlin/Inpho

New York football manager Justin O’Halloran’s reference to there not being a hotel room to be had in the city such is the excitement over Leitrim’s ar(...)

The former Polo Grounds in New York.

Considering its status as the most famous All-Ireland final in history, the 70th anniversary of the Polo Grounds match between Cavan and Kerry attract(...)