Paddy Crerand

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José Mourinho and Paul Pogba appear at loggerheads at Manchester United with the Frenchman’s exit becoming more and more likely. Photo: Ian Kington/PA Wire

The most startling thing, looking at José Mourinho, close-up, as he tried to pretend everything was still okay, were the dark rings beneath his eyes. (...)

 George Best was one of the greatest footballers to ever play in England, but outside of that he was consumed by alcoholism. Photograph: PA

The opening scene is jarring, a reconstruction of a night a woman is making her way to the hospital with her one-year-old son, the torrential rain mak(...)

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(...)

Roy Keane: ’If you think it’s a sending-off or David Gill might be wrong or Alex Ferguson, you say it. These people are just: ‘It’s Man United, woh!’ It’s like Disneyland – Man United Land, with f**king Micky Mouse running everywhere.  Photograph: Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images

Roy Keane’s sustained criticism of Alex Ferguson extended to a new target during a night at Lancashire County Cricket Club to promote his latest bo(...)

Republic of Ireland fans looking forward to the international friendly  against  Portugal outside the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey last night. Photograph: Simon Carswell/The Irish Times

Ireland supporters were thin on the ground in Manhattan’s Irish bars ahead of last night’s friendly with Portugal across the Hudson River in New Jerse(...)

David Moyes (right) passes on final instructions to Wayne Rooney (left) at the Liberty Stadium. Photograph:  Michael Steele/Getty Images

There was a moment – classic Jose Mourinho – when someone asked whether it was true, that he had wanted to manage Manchester United before Sir Alex(...)

Winning team: Johnny Logan and Shay Healy

What’s another year? That was the plaintive question posed by Shay Healy when he wrote Johnny Logan’s winning Irish entry in the 1980 Eurovision So(...)