1. Warburton's Wales on Verge of Greatness: And Still England Get All the Headlines

    Sorry folks, but I can’t resist it. I’ve got to have a quiet gloat at England being Frog-marched out of the Rugby World Cup—and the emergence of my beloved Wales as contenders to become world champions...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about 3 years ago 268 reads 15 comments

  2. United in Manchester: The Night I Told David Beckham Where To Go

    It was one of those nights. A charity spectacular involving everyone who is anyone in sport in the northwest of England. When it comes to fundraising for sick and terminally ill children, there are no bigger supporters than the celebrity world...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about over 3 years ago 675 reads 0 comments

  3. Manchester United to Blame for Sir Alex Ferguson's Split Personality

    I’ve met Sir Alex Ferguson on a couple of occasions (well, been in his company) and I have to say it was a pleasant experience...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about over 3 years ago 3,006 reads 20 comments

  4. Wayne Rooney, Rio Ferdinand and the Ugly Truth About Manchester United

    Men who take their football seriously are strongly advised to read this article no further. Likewise, those male chauvinists who feel that women have no right to comment on sport...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about over 3 years ago 2,898 reads 0 comments

  5. Ryan Giggs: Manchester United Legend but Red-Blooded Welshman, Never!

    Anyone who thought Welsh football wizard Ryan Giggs would end his self-imposed international retirement and play against England on Saturday must have been dreaming...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about almost 4 years ago 1,116 reads 12 comments

  6. Barney Ross and the Lost School of Jewish World Boxing Champions

    It’s going on half a century since I met my first sporting legend—and I’ll never forget the day...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about almost 4 years ago 473 reads 0 comments

  7. Arsenal 1 Birmingham 2: A Triumph for True Grit as Johnson Shows British Is Best

    I used to hate Birmingham City when the club was owned by the seedy David Sullivan, but their Carling Cup Final victory over Arsenal had me cheering...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about almost 4 years ago 224 reads 9 comments

  8. 7 Reasons Why Rugby Is a Better Game Than American Football

    ?? I know you guys across the Pond will be furious—but here in Europe we have a ball game which leaves your so-called ''football'' for dead...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about almost 4 years ago 29,607 reads 38 comments

  9. Gareth Edwards, the All Blacks and the Greatest Rugby Union Try of All Time

    The cynics still scoff that it was "only an exhibition match"—and maybe New Zealanders would prefer to dismiss it as such, too. But everyone knows the All Blacks don’t play exhibition matches...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about almost 4 years ago 2,400 reads 2 comments

  10. Golf at Its Funniest: Isao Aoki, Lee Trevino and Jack Kennedy's Phantom Putt

    Golf and cricket feature in a final Top 10 from my hoard of hilarious sporting anecdotes collected from colleagues during my long career in journalism...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about almost 4 years ago 2,181 reads 0 comments

  11. Spurs Mystery: Where Did Gate-Money Go When Soccer Players Were Paid Peanuts?

    We all know where most of top soccer’s gate-money goes these days—into the bulging pockets of the multi-millionaire players we pay our pennies to see...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about almost 4 years ago 358 reads 0 comments

  12. 10 Hilarious Rugby Tales That Will Have You In Stitches From Wales To Australia

    I picked up these amusing tales from top rugby players and journalists over many years — and dedicate them to my old friend Tony ‘Charlie’ Faulkner, subject of the first anecdote...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about almost 4 years ago 4,756 reads 3 comments

  13. Liverpool, Shankly, Souness and Lofthouse: More Hilarious English Soccer Tales

    As the previous batch went down so well, here are some more of my soccer anecdotes, accumulated over many years as a UK tabloid journalist...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about almost 4 years ago 613 reads 1 comments

  14. Corrupt Or Not, Sepp Blatter and His FIFA Bunglers Have Lost the Plot

    During last summer’s World Cup, I wrote a magazine article in which I described Sepp Blatter, the most powerful administrator in world soccer, as ''an ageing plonker''. I now accept that the FIFA chairman is not ageing...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about almost 4 years ago 738 reads 1 comments

  15. From Liverpool to Leeds United: Ten Hilarious Soccer Tales

    During my 30-plus years working for national newspapers in the UK, I heard more off-beat tales about sports celebrities than I care to remember—many of them first-hand from colleagues who were there at the time...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about almost 4 years ago 267 reads 6 comments

  16. From Barney Ross To Yuri Foreman - The World Champions Who Fight Kosher

    When it comes to boxing, Jewish world champions are a bit like London buses. You go 30 years without one and then two come along in the space of three weeks...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about 5 years ago 195 reads 2 comments

  17. From Sandy Koufax to Yossi Benayoun: Where Are All the Other Jewish Sportsmen?

    As a lifelong sports fan who also happens to be Jewish, I am mystified why Jews in the diaspora just don’t seem to make it to the same levels of sporting success as their Gentile neighbours...

    Donna Gee Written by Donna Gee about over 6 years ago 1,763 reads 16 comments