Monthly Archives: September 2014

A city divided, a sport uniting

Even in the worst of times, boxing managed to squeeze its way between Belfast’s feuding halves, and Carl Frampton’s victory just adds another layer to the most remarkable achievement in Irish sport, writes Ewan MacKenna ‘I don’t want to be a product of my environment. I want my environment to be a product of me.’ […]

John Delaney has been leading the FAI for 10 years. What has he achieved?

A decade on from taking charge and the chief executive is still playing clever politics while Irish soccer continues to rot, writes Ewan MacKenna It’s easy to criticise. It’s easier still when there’s so much to criticise. In December, it’ll be 10 years since John Delaney took over at the FAI. Today, his elite side […]