‘Sometimes it’s just jealousy’: Matt Hudson, owner of the Woolshed Baa & Grill on Parnell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

On the wall of his Ballsbridge office the British ambassador to Ireland, Robin Barnett, has a framed Manchester United jersey signed by Roy Keane. Lat(...)

Tottenham Hotspur captain Danny Blanchflower holds the FA Cup aloft after his side’s 2-0 victory over Leicester City in the 1961 FA Cup final at Wembley. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

At the end they were made to stand in line and listen to God Save The Queen. It makes for remarkable viewing. Tottenham Hotspur had just won the 19(...)

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(...)