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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.

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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Diego Costa Has Released A Statement On His Future

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on January 22, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Despite his pivotal role in Chelsea’s title-winning side last season, Diego Costa has been edging closer and closer towards the exit door this summer. The Brazilian-born striker was ordered recently to return for the new campaign with the Blues having not shown up for pre-season training a number of weeks ago. Following a bust-up with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte back …

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Ireland Fans Are Getting Very Excited About Scott Hogan Following His Declaration For The Boys In Green

Hogan

Scott Hogan, Salford born and raised, is eligible to play for the Republic of Ireland through his grandparents and has finally declared for Martin O’Neill’s squad. Hogan plied his trade in the lower levels of English football for several years before completing a well-deserved move to Championship side Brentford in 2014. He endured some torrid luck at Griffin Park with …

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Watch: Usain Bolt Pulls Up In His Last Ever Race As Britain Take Gold

Bolt

The 2017 World Championships have been the last hurrah for sprinting legend Usain Bolt and the Jamaican ran his last ever race late on Saturday evening. The eight-time Olympic gold medallist announced last year that he would officially retire from the sport following the London games and competed in his last individual event last week as he claimed a bronze …

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Watch: Chris Ashton Continues His Fine Form For Toulon With Another Pre-Season Try

Ashton

Former England international Chris Ashton completed a move to French giants Toulon this summer having agreed on a deal to leave Saracens last October. RCT are beginning to ramp up their preparations for the new campaign with a number of pre-season friendlies across France having toured Argentina in recent weeks. Ashton has certainly hit the ground running in his first …

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