The late Billy McNeill lifts the European Cup in 1967. Photograph: Getty Images

Celtic became the first British team to win the European Cup on May 25th, 1967. Jock Stein’s ‘Lisbon Lions’ beat Inter Milan 2-1 at the Estadio Nacio(...)

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill celebrates after Niall McGinn scored their second goal against Ukraine. Photo: Retuters

Northern Ireland made the front page of L’Équipe yesterday. Paul Pogba dominated the cover of the French sports daily but eight Irish men in green shi(...)

Adrian Doherty of Manchester United in 1990 in Manchester, England. Photograph: Manchester United FC/Getty Images

It seemed like an idea to start this in the Ponderosa on the Glenshane Pass. We were there a few weeks ago, eating champ, my daft mate telling stories(...)