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Rory Murphy

Rory Murphy
Lover of all sports with a particular interest in golf, football and rugby union. Very mild obsessions with Ji-Sung Park and Patrice Evra.

Bundee Aki And Tyler Bleyendaal Are Training With Ireland This Week

Aki Ireland

Joe Schmidt has this week gathered his Irish side for a training camp in Kildare’s Carton House before the players return to their clubs for the new season. The world’s number three side will take on South Africa, Fiji and Argentina in November and may have a new name to call upon with Bundee Aki soon eligible for citizenship. The Connacht …

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Roy Keane Blasts “Propaganda”, Reveals The Real Reason Behind His Manchester United Exit

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 9: Roy Keane walks off after his testimonial match between Manchester United and Glasgow Celtic at Old Trafford on May 9 2006 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

Roy Keane abruptly left Manchester United in 2005 following a mysterious set of circumstances in the aftermath of a 4-1 defeat to Middlesbrough. It’s been revealed since that the Cork man gave a scathing interview on MUTV – the club’s own television channel – in which he heavily criticised his teammates. John O’Shea, Alan Smith, Kieran Richardson and Darren Fletcher …

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Five Reasons Why Manchester United Fans Are Right To Be Excited By The Reds’ Start

Manchester United's French midfielder Paul Pogba (R) celebrates with Manchester United's Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku (L) scoring the team's fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Swansea City and Manchester United at The Liberty Stadium in Swansea, south Wales on August 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Geoff CADDICK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read GEOFF CADDICK/AFP/Getty Images)

While it may only have been West Ham and Swansea, Manchester United fans are already getting very excited about the new season. There’s an inevitable amount of embarrassment that comes with predicting success based on two performances but, such has been the comprehensiveness of their successive 4-0 wins, supporters are right to be feeling optimistic. And here’s why. Paul Pogba …

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FIFA Slated On Twitter For Including Pep Guardiola In Award’s Shortlist

Pep Guardiola

Despite the wealth of talent at his disposal and his status as one of the game’s top coaches, Pep Guardiola has endured an underwhelming start to life as Manchester City manager. The Citizens did start brightly last season but fixture congestion and a lack of ruthlessness left Pep’s side fighting for Champions League qualification as the season came to its climax. …

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