Richie Sadlier

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Football was Sadlier’s obsession as a boy. Then, after he was abused, the game became a much darker place. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Richie Sadlier pauses as he remembers the moment when, as a 40-year-old man, he told his father he had been sexually abused as a boy. “I told my dad t(...)

 Brian Clough and Bill Shankly  lead out their teams at Wembley Stadium for the Charity Shield match between champions Leeds United and FA Cup winners Liverpool in 1974. Photograph: by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

A Life Too Short: The Tragedy of Robert Enke By Ronald Reng Originally planned as an autobiography, with Enke – who was expected to be Germany’s goa(...)

Dara Murphy registered his presence in Leinster House on 42 of the 104 sitting days in 2018. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Interesting figure from the Dara Murphy fob-a-job abomination – while the bulk of his appearances in Leinster House occurred when the Dáil wasn’t in s(...)

Former Portugal player Ricardo Carvalho  and Lokomotiv Moscow’s Portuguese midfielder Joao Mario  bring the trophy on stage during the Uefa Euro 2020 football competition final draw in Bucharest. Photograph: Daniel Mihailescu/AFP

The only person in the audience in Bucharest’s Romexpo Centre who looked more confused about the Euro 2020 draw than most of us at home was Ryan Giggs(...)

 Donald Trump plays a round of golf after the opening of The Trump International golf links course in Aberdeen, Scotland, in July, 2012. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty

In Sunshine or in Shadow by Donald McRae (Simon & Schuster, €8.00) The more you think about the Troubles, the more you dig into what da(...)

Racing 92’s Donnacha Ryan and Simon Zebo after the Heineken Champions Cup game against Munster at Thomond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

‘Ordinary Joe’ can be used by publishers to convince athletes and coaches of the need to hire a professional writer to work alongside them. Ironicall(...)

Comedian Alison Spittle.

Richie Sadlier Sports pundit, psychotherapist and former professional footballer Richie Sadlier’s book is raw without ever being miserable(...)

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy with his assistant Robbie Keane after the game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

All week we were being told that our boys had never, in our entire international history, qualified for a major tournament with a game to spare. Like(...)

Richie Sadlier: ‘I thought it was my failing and the more I thought of it as that the more determined I was that you or anybody else would never find out’. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish times.

Former Irish soccer player and RTÉ pundit Richie Sadlier has revealed that he was sexually abused as a child. Mr Sadlier said he was abused when he w(...)

Colin Healy, Richie Sadlier and Roy Keane at Ireland training in 2002. Photo: Tom Honan

I had no idea what was involved in hosting a housewarming. I had just bought a townhouse, a three-storey terraced home half a mile from Millwall’s tra(...)

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