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Aaron Ward

Aaron Ward
A writer with an interest in all sports including GAA, MMA, soccer and tiddly-winks.

Michael Carrick To Retire From Playing & Take Up Coaching Role With Man Utd At End Of Season

Michael Carrick will retire from professional football at the end of this season, Manchester United have confirmed.  Manager Jose Mourinho announced that Carrick has accepted an invitation to join the United coaching staff at the end of the season. The ex-England international joined United from Tottenham Hotspur in 2006 and went on to safely secure his place as an Old …

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Tony Ferguson Is Announced As UFC Lightweight Champion As McGregor’s Future Still Uncertain

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Tony Ferguson in the audience during the UFC 213 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Dana White has confirmed that Tony Ferguson is the new UFC lightweight champion, but also refused to announce that Conor McGregor has been stripped of his title.  At the UFC 222 and 223 press conferences in Boston on Saturday night, the UFC president introduced Ferguson as the champion of the lightweight division of which he was formerly interim-champ, while McGregor …

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Watch: Rio Ferdinand Says Alexis Sanchez Should Sign For Manchester City Instead Of United

Where will Alexis Sanchez end up by the end of January? What appears abundantly clear now is now is that the Chilean will be departing Arsenal. Manchester City and United are both in the hunt to acquire his services, while there have also been rumblings from Stamford Bridge that Chelsea are keen on signing the attacker. An exchange involving Henrikh Mkhitaryan …

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Mayo And Leitrim Play Out A Draw & All The Other Mid-Week GAA Results

There were eight games in Connacht and Ulster this Wednesday evening as the GAA’s pre-season competitions begin to take shape. After having both games frozen off on Sunday, Connacht’s FBD Insurance League returned with two games with provincial champions Roscommon coming out on top against Sligo while Mayo and Leitrim played out a keenly contested draw. In Ulster, Tyrone brushed …

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Sligo Rovers Confirm The Signing Of Ex-Liverpool Striker

Sligo Rovers have confirmed the signing of ex-Liverpool striker Adam Morgan ahead of the 2018 season.  Rovers boss Gerard Lyttle has hailed Morgan as a “massive” signing for the club. The 23-year-old began his career at Liverpool and featured for the first-team in the Europa League as well as making appearances on the Merseyside club’s pre-season tour of the U.S. Since …

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