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Chris Kelleher

Chris Kelleher
Student whose interests lie in sports ranging from Darts to MMA, with the likes of Golf, Boxing and Soccer in between. Closet wrestling fan and a lover of sports psychology and stiff jabs. Tweets rubbish @ChrisK9605

Epic Goals Scored and Pitch Invader in Armenia vs Portugal Encounter

Both sides had their share of spectacular moments in this Euro 2016 qualifier. Marcos Pizzelli of Armenia opened proceedings with a superb free kick in the 14th minute. Portugal equalised through a Ronaldo penalty after Moutinho was brought down, with the end of the first half being heralded by a pitch invader who hilariously left a trail of stewards in his wake. …

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Video: Real Madrid Teenager Martin Ødegaard in action vs Azerbaijan

The 16 year old wonderkid starred in Norway’s 0-0 draw with Azerbaijan in their Euro 2016 qualifier. Signed by Real Madrid in January, the Norwegian youngster made his sixth appearance for his national side last night. He was signed from Norwegian side Stromsgodset, and Odegaard became Real Madrid’s youngest ever player after making his debut during Madrid’s final day win over Getafe, at just 16 years …

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Falcao Could be Staying in the Premier League After All

Chelsea have declared their intent of signing Falcao, according to Gianluca Di Marzio.com, whom specialise in the transfer market. The Premier League champions are interested in a loan deal for the struggling Colombian striker. DiMarzio.com claims that Falcao is close to joining Chelsea on a straight loan from Monaco, while Chelsea youth prospect Mario Pašalić, a Croatian central midfielder who is currently at Elche on loan from …

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Top Five Tries from the World Rugby U20s Round Three

The last round of group fixtures in the 2015 World Rugby Under 20 Championship saw some brilliant individual efforts and teamwork.  Edoardo Ferrara rounded off a swift attack for Italy from the lineout against Samoa, but it wasn’t enough for the Italians as they lost 30-24, leaving them bottom of Pool B. Khanyo Ngcukana and Brandon Thomson both made the list for …

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Lionel Messi to Face Trial Over €4m Tax Fraud

The Barcelona Provincial High Court have turned down an appeal from Messi’s lawyers. Lionel Messi is due to face trail for tax fraud allegations against him and his father relating to deals made from 2007 to 2009. elpais.com reports that the three time FIFA Ballon d’Or winner lost his appeal to not have to appear in court. BREAKING: Barcelona soccer star Leo Messi to …

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Top 10 Earners in World Rugby

According to current yearly earnings and contracts, the list of the most minted players in the sport read as follows. The list itself sees two of the top ten players earning over $1 million, with the lowest amount being earned overall standing at “just” $584,722. A staggering nine of the ten men play in French rugby’s Top 14 competition, with only two in the list …

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Reports: John Carver Sacked From Newcastle United Job

In news that will be warmly welcomed by many in the north-east, it’s been reported that John Carver has been relieved of his managerial duties at the club.  The announcement of the decision originated from the Telegraph, who claim that Carver has been fired after just five months at the helm, and that he will not be allowed return to his role as assistant …

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KPMG Women’s PGA Championship – Major Golf Betting Preview

Can Asia continue to dominate the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship? Pundit Arena hazards a guess. The best players in the women’s game will descend on Westchester Country Club in Harrison, New York this week. A par 72 measuring 6,752 yards, Westchester hosts it’s very first LPGA event. A $3.5 million prize funds awaits the field of 156 players containing talent from top to bottom. The Asian Invasion Lydia …

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Have A Look At This Sevilla XI Worth €210 Million

Since 2005 eleven Sevilla players have been sold on to other clubs for a combined value of €210 million. Stars such as Ivan Rakitic and Dani Alves, who both just won the treble with Barcelona with their Champions League final win over Juventus, were previously based at Spanish side Sevilla. Alves signed for the Catalan giants in 2008, winning three Champions …

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Deontay Wilder – America’s Big Heavyweight Hope in Action This Week

Deontay Wilder fights this weekend in what could be a precursor to something much bigger.  Wilder (33-0, 32 KOs) takes on Eric Molina (23-2, 17 KOs) at Bartow Arena on the campus of the University of Alabama in Birmingham on Saturday night. Hailing from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the WBC World Heavyweight Champion has split opinion in the boxing world, with many believing that his …

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