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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.

Jack Byrne’s Contract With Oldham Athletic Terminated

Irishman Jack Byrne will no longer represent Oldham Athletic. The club have released a statement confirming that both they and the player have mutually agreed to terminate the contract between them. “Oldham Athletic and Jack Byrne have mutually agreed to terminate his contract”, the League Two side stated on their official website. “The 22-year-old attacking midfielder initially joined the club …

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Afghanistan See Off Ireland To Clinch One-Day Series

Rashid Khan starred for Afghanistan as the tourists routed Ireland by eight wickets to clinch the one-day series in Belfast on Friday. Ireland batted first after winning the toss, but struggled to build any momentum as teenager Khan wreaked havoc with his leg-breaks. Khan, 19, took three wickets for 18 runs while Mohammad Nabi and Gulbuddin Naib took two wickets …

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‘Disappointed’ Rodgers Sends Dembele Home From Training

The Moussa Dembele saga at Celtic is ratcheting up as we approach the end of August. A move to Brighton for the Frenchman was announced in December of last year, and though the deal didn’t materialise, Dembele’s future with the Scottish champions came into doubt. A move to Lyon has been mooted in this window, but with this deal blocked …

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Irish International Eunan O’Kane Secures Loan Move Away From Leeds

Leeds United are flying high under new boss Marcelo Bielsa, but a club favourite likely won’t feature in their title charge. Eunan O’Kane was made captain of the side back in February under previous manager Paul Heckingbottom, but Bielsa made comments recently to the effect of saying that the Irishman was not a part of his plans. This came after the revelation …

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Klopp Tells Mignolet To Keep Complaints In-House

Jurgen Klopp has told Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet to stop complaining publicly about his role as understudy to Alisson Becker. Mignolet has been reduced to back-up status since last season when he lost his place to Loris Karius. Having endured a Champions League final nightmare last term, Karius has since been sent on loan to Besiktas after being replaced by …

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Watch: Usain Bolt Makes Football Debut, But Tires Quickly

Sprint king Usain Bolt fulfilled a boyhood dream Friday in making his much-anticipated football debut, exciting fans but tiring quickly in a 20-minute cameo for Australia’s Central Coast Mariners. The Jamaican superstar, a huge Manchester United fan, has been handed a chance to train with the A-League side for an indefinite period in a bid to prove he has what …

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DeChambeau All But Secures Ryder Cup Place With Northern Trust Win

Bryson DeChambeau says he is now on a “double mission” after his impressive four-shot victory at the PGA Northern Trust tournament on Sunday. DeChambeau, 24, captured his second PGA Tour victory this year and the third of his short pro career courtesy of a two-under par 69 for an 18-under 266 total on the Ridgewood County Club course. The American …

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Bordeaux Play Coy On Reports Thierry Henry Will Refuse Their Approach

Bordeaux grabbed their first points of the season as they beat Monaco 2-1 at home on Sunday and the club’s owner said he would not rule out Thierry Henry joining as coach. Francois Kamano’s superb curled finish in second-half injury time added to the Guinean’s 48th-minute penalty. That spot-kick had been cancelled out by Pietro Pellegri’s 63rd minute finish for …

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