Wembley beckons for hungry City

Middlesborough 0 - 2 Manchester City FA Cup Quarter Final Saturday 11th March 2017 So it was with a great degree of trepidation that this Blue viewed the cup draw when it was made, and although we avoided Arsenal, United, and Chelsea, ‘Boro away typified a tough cup fixture. Add to that, the fact that…
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Big Joe shows plenty of Heart

Manchester City F.C. 0-0 Real Madrid C.F. (CL semi-final, 1st leg) "Sorry sir, but the flight has closed." "Oh," "We paged you, and made an announcement for last call for passengers." "Er," "Everyone is on board and the plane is ready to go." I looked at my son, and he looked back at me. Two…
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Victory for Portugal as France run out of Va-Va-Voom

So as the dust settles on yet another Euro tournament which England flopped at, there are numerous considerations with hindsight, that merit inclusion in the Euro 2016 post-mortem blog. Casting an eye over our home-made wallchart, it is evident that there were upsets aplenty. Perhaps fitting, at the end of a domestic season which saw…
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Limerick Mann up to preserve unbeaten run

Limerick F.C. 2 - 2 Drogheda United Another glorious day of sunshine in the mid-west of Ireland, we were blessed with an evening of dry and sunny weather on the Saturday eve of the June bank holiday. Having come directly from Athenry, where I stayed last night after watching the goalless draw at Eamon Deasy…
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