Gary Stevens

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World Cup, Stadio Sant’Elia, Cagliari, Italy,  1990. Ireland’s  Kevin Sheedy scores a vital goal. File photograph: Inpho

1. June 11th, 1990 World Cup (Cagliari) Republic of Ireland 1 (Kevin Sheedy, 73) England 1 (Gary Lineker, 9). You might remember this one. Of all pe(...)

French-owned Arcangues and jockey Jerry Bailey beat Bertrando in the 1993 Breeders Cup. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/Getty/AFP

The Breeders Cup is racing’s version of the Ryder Cup. It’s different in that it is annual but similar in how the rivalry only works if the Americans (...)

Cormac Izuchukwu  crossed for five tries and was a standout player at the RugbyX tournament in the O2 Arena, London, in October 2019. File photograph: Stella Pictures

Orthodox is overrated, just ask Cormac Izuchukwu. A pathway from schools and clubs is commonplace for aspirants looking to gain a foothold in professi(...)

England’s Gary Lineker celebrates scoring England’s opening goal against the Republic of Ireland in their 1990 World Cup match, one the striker remembers for a particularly  embarrassing moment. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Every big story is small in its own way. Gary Lineker is talking about a moment in time 29 years ago, a pixel in a billboard photo. It’s the England v(...)

Jockey Gary Stevens (right), rides Mucho Macho Man to victory in the Breeders’ Cup Classic horse race ahead of Will Take Charge (left) and Declaration of War at Santa Anita Park on Saturday night. Photograph: Mark J Terrill/AP

Magician might have secured Aidan O’Brien an eighth Breeders’ Cup victory on Saturday night yet Ireland’s champion trainer must have left Los Angeles (...)

Wise Dan, ridden by Jose Lezcano, surges to the finish line to win the mile during the 2013 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park last night. Photograph: Getty

A spectacular two days at the Breeders’ Cup for Europe was capped by two more winners for a night to remember for Ryan Moore. The former champion jock(...)

Cardiff City’s Scottish manager Malky MacKay is animated on the sideline during the visit to Fulham earlier this season. Photo: Glyn Kirk/AFP

Malky Mackay was red with anger. Mackay is from Glasgow, so Alex Ferguson would have recognised the shining menace growing in Mackay’s narrowing Keane(...)