Bill Shankly

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In his 2016 autobiography there’s a typical line from Jack Charlton. He saw someone drinking Coke and said: “What are you drinking that s*** for? Guin(...)

 A Liverpool  fan poses next to Jürgen Klopp street art in the city on Friday. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Jürgen Klopp has said he is not interested in a statue in his honour or comparisons to great managerial figures in Liverpool’s past because his priori(...)

Robinson in action for Ireland in 1984. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Michael Robinson won. It is important to remember that in the week he lost his life to cancer. Robinson won at football – the medals on the table, cap(...)

Kevin McManamon comes on for Paul Mannion during a Super Eights game against Donegal at Croke Park in 2018. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

For something so obvious, it still came as a bit of a surprise. In early 2016, Dublin’s Kevin McManamon was being interviewed at a league launch event(...)

It has been an absolutely tumultuous start to 2020, to the point where I have informed those around me that I will be turning 24 in 2021 rather than t(...)

Visitors wearing masks take photos near the Olympic rings in Tokyo. The coronavirus outbreak has forced several major events to be cancelled in Japan, which could see the 2020 Summer Olympic Games postponed until later in the year. Photograph: Christopher Jue/EPA

As of Friday lunchtime, all underage Gaelic games in Co Clare have been cancelled in response to the arrival of the coronavirus. But, as things stand,(...)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: His team essentially updates the principles of Paisley’s best side.  Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire.

Statistically, this is likely to be Liverpool’s greatest league season, which for a club with 18 championships is no small achievement. The only seaso(...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton with Aidan O’Shea and Seamus O’Shea of Mayo. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There was no way of glossing over the attendance figure at Croke Park on Sunday, not even Ger Canning calling 33,848 “just under 34,000” could help, t(...)

Mayo were no match for Dublin, the RTE panel would tell us that nobody are, or will be. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

“It’s the hope,” Joanne Cantwell had reminded us at half-time, “that kills you”, the only consolation this time around for the Mayo faithful the fact (...)

Ah, June. This has to be the best time of year in our part of the world, even when it is unseasonably cold. As it can be. Nothing compares to a clear,(...)

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