Category Archives: football

Can Shane Ross deliver the Olympics to Ireland? Of course…with a few adjustments

Shane Ross wants to bring the Olympics to Ireland. It’s possible, but only with a few adjustments. Continue reading

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Brexit and borders: why Europe badly needs Euro 2016

Football fans can be tedious at the best of times, but we’re rarely as sanctimonious as when discussing the social, cultural and political importance of our game. You thought that 22-year-old’s inability to clear the first man with a corner … Continue reading

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UEFA’s political football – what’s the worst that could happen?

Every two years UEFA is handed a near-impossible task: conduct an open draw of 53 European countries, trying to keep apart nations with political tensions. Historically, Europe loves war. The last six decades have been the most peaceful in the … Continue reading

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