Tommy Martin

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Republic of Ireland’s Jeff Hendrick scoring against Gibraltar  in Saturday’s  Euro  qualifier  at  Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar. Photograph:   Reuters/Peter Cziborra

Perhaps not since Martin O’Neill deployed Cyrus Christie in midfield against Denmark last year had we been so befuddled by a footballing role and the (...)

Mohamed Salah after scoring Liverpool’s second at Anfield. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP

Footballing occasions of this magnitude don’t need any puffery at all, they can provide their very own exhilaration, so it was good to hear our BT Spo(...)

 Manchester United’s  Paul Pogba and Ajax Amsterdam’s Hakim Ziyech vie for the ball during the Uefa Europa League final  at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. Photograph: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

TV3 can congratulate itself on a great season of European football coverage, but nobody’s perfect. On Wednesday night, after the Europa League final, (...)

Cristiano Ronaldo in a slightly better mood after Portugal’s 1-0 win over France in extra time. Photograph: Afp

Fernando Santos and Didier Deschamps might have had major selection headaches for the final but they were in the ha’penny place next to the head-wreck(...)

The Après Match team of  Risteard Cooper, Gary Cooke and Barry Murphy  will be an intrinsic part of RTÉ’s TV  coverage  of the Euro 2016 finals. Photograph: Domhnall Farmer/Inpho

The Après Match team – Risteárd Cooper, Gary Cooke and Barry Murphy – will be an intrinsic part of RTÉ’s television coverage for the duration of the (...)

Everyone knows what the problem with TV3’s coverage is. It’s the ads.

This is the most any of us have watched TV3 in our lifetimes. The station has been going for 17 years and never before have they seen viewing figur(...)