1. Paul Ince Becomes Blackburn Rovers Boss

    So in a minor break from the European Championships, Paul Ince has been named as Mark Hughes's successor at Ewood Park...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about 6 years ago 546 reads 4 comments

  2. Euro 2008 via My PS3: Round 5

    So after Round 4's completion yesterday we head into our next set of matchdays. Group A takes centre stage with Portugal, Switzerland, Turkey and Czech Republic set to provide explosions galore...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about 6 years ago 247 reads 6 comments

  3. Euro 2008 via My PS3: Round 4

    It's been a sucessful first three rounds for the virtual Euro 2008 and as long as the comments and praise keep coming, expect fireworks in many future games. Today Group D takes the spotlight...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about 6 years ago 249 reads 4 comments

  4. Euro 2008 via My PS3, Round Three

    Today sees the eagerly anticiated Group Of Death take to my PS3. The buzz in the Kaveh household quickly begins to turn to tension as France and Romania line up, Italy and Holland lie in wait...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about 6 years ago 536 reads 7 comments

  5. Euro 2008 via My PS3, Round Two

    After yesterday's successful beginning to the virtual Euro 2008, Group B gets the spotlight for today, Germany, Poland, Croatia and Austria...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 595 reads 9 comments

  6. Euro 2008 via My PS3, Round One

    I got this idea from the Sunday Tribune section, which once a month publishes the big games scores via the PS3. So here's my take on Euro 2008 via my PS3. Welcome to my living room, where the scene is set for the Opening Ceremony of Euro 2008...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 568 reads 4 comments

  7. Cristiano Ronaldo To Submit Transfer Request

    Cristiano Ronaldo has confided to friends that he is prepared to do “whatever it takes” to engineer a transfer to Real Madrid this summer...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 1,242 reads 7 comments

  8. Open Mic: 1990, Ireland's Greatest Year

    The image above is etched into every Irish football fan's mind. With the penalties level at 4-4 between Ireland and Romania, Packie Bonner went to his right and saved Daniel Timofte's weak effort...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 587 reads 2 comments

  9. Euro 2008: Les Bleus, Azzurri Set for KO

    This year's tournament has seen the rise of Croatia, Turkey and Romania and has seen the demise of the Czech Republic, France and the World Champions Italy. There is no surprise to me personally, that all those sides are set to fall before the quarters..

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 629 reads 12 comments

  10. Scotland and Ireland For 2012

    The bid to hold this year's championships is sensationally back on for Euro 2012. As UEFA confirmed that Ukraine/Poland was having trouble, they surprisingly announced that if it isn't on track by August, bids are back on...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 302 reads 0 comments

  11. Euro 2008: Spain Sings "Viva La Villa"

    Spain, the eternal bottlers, have as usual begun the tournament strong—yet this time there is no South Korea, host Portugal, or Zidane-inspired France to foil them...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 611 reads 6 comments

  12. World Football: Gone Are the Days of Dignified Transfers

    All this Ronaldo, Flamini, Drogba and Adebayor nonsense is a pure waste of time designed to sell newspapers. During the inevitable dull months of June, July and August, papers must find a way to keep sales up...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 488 reads 2 comments

  13. Rugby: World Champions South Africa Trounce European Champions Wales

    It was billed as the battle of the hemispheres, the world champions against the winners of the Six Nations, but at times it was like men against boys...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 377 reads 1 comments

  14. Cristiano Ronaldo Shocks Real Madrid by Choosing Hull City

    Cristiano Ronaldo has stunned Real Madrid by today declaring his intention to play for Hull City for next season. The Portuguese frontman gave an exclusive interview proclaiming his love for the Tigers...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 4,991 reads 7 comments

  15. Newcastle Bid £9 Million for Turkey Young Gun Arda Turan

    NEWCASTLE United have made their first decisive move in the summer transfer market by lodging a bid in the region of £9m for Galatasaray’s highly-rated winger Arda Turan...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 711 reads 0 comments

  16. World Football: Game Over For Scotland's Gretna F.C.

    So it's official, the rags to riches story of Gretna F.C. has entered its final chapter. The former SPL side are on the brink of extinction and that will end a fairytale six years...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 835 reads 12 comments

  17. French Rugby: Top 14 Will Become Top Four

    The French League is winding to a close, and those who'll be contesting in the playoffs are becoming clear. Already Clermont Auvergne, Stade Toulouse, and Stade Francais have booked their spots in the semifinals...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 801 reads 4 comments

  18. Mark Hughes Lined Up As Sven-Goran Eriksson Gets The Sack

    So the news we've all known since April has been confirmed, Sven Goran Eriksson has been dismissed from Manchester City. Thaskin Shinawatra has apparently lined up Blackburn boss Mark Hughes as his replacement...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 498 reads 8 comments

  19. Newcastle: Fans Should Send Mike Ashley Out of "Toon"

    What in the world is happening in Newcastle? One year on from Mike Ashley's takeover, and we've gone nowhere. He's come in, spent nothing on players, and won't back the manager who was his choice...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 518 reads 2 comments

  20. Tottenham Spurs Set to Sign Giovani Dos Santos

    Spurs have agreed a £12 million deal for Barcelona’s wonderkid Giovani Dos Santos. Spurs beat Chelsea, Manchester City, and Inter Milan to the Mexican winger, and are also ...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 875 reads 8 comments

  21. Who Dares Play Russian Roulette?

    There was a sense of inevitability over Avram Grant's departure from Chelsea despite leading Chelsea to a hat trick of second places. The message is clear from billionaire owner Roman Abramovich, second place will not suffice...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 416 reads 2 comments

  22. Ireland Football: Giovanni Trapattoni Gets Off to Encouraging Start

    The first thing that must be said about the Republic of Ireland's opening friendly international against Serbia was that we didn't lose. On another day with another manager, we might have...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 486 reads 3 comments

  23. Someone Bring Klaas Jan Huntelaar To The EPL

    The Dutchman who is currently captain of Ajax at only the age 25, similar to Fernando Torres. Similar to the Spaniard last season, he is being linked with a big money move to the EPL...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 722 reads 4 comments

  24. David Beckham Finally Turns It On for Los Angeles Galaxy

    It's incredibly easy to knock David Beckham, over his earnings, private life and many other things, but it's extremely hard to keep him down. And now, despite the doubts, Beckham is slowly putting in United and Madrid-style performances for LA Galaxy...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 1,570 reads 9 comments

  25. Why Would Cristiano Ronaldo Leave Manchester United for Real Madrid?

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been Manchester United's best player this season, scoring a sensational 42 goals, and was instrumental in securing a Premiership and Champions League double...

    Andrew Barry Written by Andrew Barry about over 6 years ago 10,225 reads 43 comments