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Jack Cahill

Jack Cahill
Jack is an MA Journalism student in DCU. An avid sports enthusiast, he has been known to commandeer televisions for official football business. @jackpcahill

Why Conor McGregor Doesn’t Deserve The Lightweight Title Shot

With the wheels threatening to come off the Conor McGregor bandwagon at any minute, it comes as no surprise that the Dubliner is being considered to face Rafael dos Anjos at 155 for the lightweight belt. But why does he get to skip all the other lightweight contenders? It has to be asked – does Conor McGregor deserve to change weight …

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Watch: Brutal Beginnings – The First Ever UFC Event

It’s been a big year for the UFC. In December, UFC 194 broke records in the US with a total gate of $10,006,249. The sport of MMA has recognisable faces and the UFC is a hugely merchandisable brand. But it has had to come a long way to make it to where it is today. The UFC was founded to pit …

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What Football Needs To Learn From Rugby

The spectacle that is the Rugby World Cup has come and gone once again. It will be another four years before the sport takes to its most glamorous stage with a fresh bandwagon of fans behind it. The dust has settled and even though Ireland fell short of the nation’s expectations, rugby has emerged triumphant. It has proven to the world …

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Chelsea’s Striker Options In The January Transfer Window

Diego Costa has cut a frustrated figure at Chelsea in recent times. Poor form and a lack of goals saw him relegated to the bench for last weekend’s goalless draw with Spurs. Not known for his ability to hide his emotions, the Spaniard threw his bib in frustration having being told to warm up without being subbed on. In fact, …

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The Problem Facing England & Roy Hodgson

The role of England manager has never been more of a poisoned chalice. Roy Hodgson faces a situation where he simply cannot win. England’s so called golden generation limped out of the World Cup in Brazil with a whimper. A nationwide post-mortem declared a gulf in class and a gulf within the squad. The elder statesmen had peaked and the …

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Premier League Pre-Season Roundup #8

Jack Cahill is here with a roundup of all the pre-season friendlies of Premier League teams as they prepare for the coming season. Manchester City 2-2 Liverpool 30th July (Liverpool win 3-1 on penalties) The top two teams in the Premier League clashed on Wednesday as Champions Manchester City took on a Liverpool side who finished just two points behind …

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Premier League Pre-Season Roundup #7

Jack Cahill is here with a roundup of all the pre-season friendlies of Premier League teams as they prepare for the coming season. Manchester Utd 0-0 Inter Milan (United win 5-3 on penalties) 29th July Louis Van Gaal fielded two different sides either side of half-time as Manchester United defeated Inter Milan on penalties following a goalless draw. The Dutchman continued to experiment …

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Premier League Pre-Season Roundup #6

Jack Cahill is here with a roundup of all the pre-season friendlies of Premier League teams as they prepare for the coming season. AC Milan 1-5 Manchester City 27th July Manchester City continued their good form on their pre-season tour of the U.S with a 5-1 victory over A.C Milan. Pellegrini fielded a largely inexperienced side for this clash but …

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Premier League Pre-Season Roundup #5

Jack Cahill is here with a roundup of all the pre-season friendlies of Premier League teams as they prepare for the coming season. RZ Pellets 1-1 Chelsea, 23rd July Chelsea’s second game of pre-season saw them play out a 1-1 draw with Austrian side RZ Pellets. New man Filipe Luis was given his debut in a starting role while Cech made his …

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Premier League Pre Season Roundup #4

Jack Cahill is here with a roundup of all the pre-season friendlies featuring the results and lineups of all Premier League teams in action as they prepare for the coming season.  Rot Weiss Erfurt 0-1 QPR , 22nd July Harry Redknapp began preparation for his side’s return to the Premier League with a 1-0 win against third tier German outfit Rot …

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