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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.

Kyle Walker Spares Manchester City’s Blushes With Thunderbolt Goal

Manchester City were made to work very hard for their third Premier League win of the season. Pep Guardiola’s men steamrolled their way to the title last season, and after initial 2-0 and 6-1 wins over Arsenal and Huddersfield respectively, one could be forgiven for expecting the same. That may still come to pass, but City’s encounters against Wolves last week …

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Watch: Mbappe Scores And Is Sent Off In Mad Game

Kylian Mbappe scored the decisive goal but was later sent off as Paris Saint-Germain survived a major scare, and the concession of a VAR-awarded penalty, to win 4-2 at Nimes in Ligue 1 on Saturday. Neymar and Angel di Maria, the latter direct from a corner, had PSG two goals up at the Stade des Costieres, only for their newly-promoted …

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Alisson Speaks Out After Monumental Howler Vs Leicester

Alisson was the culprit for Liverpool conceding their first Premier League goal this season. Though Jordan Henderson and Virgil van Dijk played some poor passes in the build-up, the goalkeeper’s botched Cruyff turn allowed Kelechi Iheanacho to collect the ball and set-up Rashid Ghezzal for a Leicester City goal. Watch: Alisson Horror-Show Gifts Leicester Goal Against Liverpool Liverpool still ran out …

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Pedro And Hazard On Target As Chelsea Cruise To Fourth Win

Maurizio Sarri’s impressive start to life in the Premier League gathered pace as Chelsea maintained their perfect start to the season with a 2-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday. Sarri’s side appeared to be in danger of dropping their first points of the season against opponents who were also unbeaten coming into this game. But everything appears to be going …

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Watch: Jean Michael Seri Provides Gorgeous Assist In Fulham Draw

Fulham were denied their third straight win on Saturday. Manager Slaviša Jokanović splashed the cash as the West London team re-entered the Premier League following a prolonged spell in the Championship. They spent just over €100m to bring in the likes of Andre Zambo Anguissa, Aleksandar Mitrovic, and Alfie Mawson. But it’s their most expensive signing in Jean Michael Seri from …

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Lyon’s Memphis Depay Devastated After €1.5m Burglary

Lyon’s Dutch forward Memphis Depay had his house burgled during Friday’s Ligue 1 home loss to Nice with the thieves reportedly getting away with a massive 1.5 million euro haul ($1.75 million). Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas said the player was distraught, but thought the police had good leads to go on. “He’s beside himself, he had a great deal of …

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Spurs’ Son Heung-Min Avoids Military Service As South Korea Prevail

Son Heung-Min is free to resume playing long-term with Tottenham Hotspur. The South Korean is 26-years-old, and men in the country are required to serve a compulsory twenty-one months in the military before the age of 28. The exception are those that win Olympic medals, or Asian Games gold medals. The World Cup also qualifies, but South Korea’s campaign ended at …

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Tiger Likes New Putter But Struggles In Boston Start

Tiger Woods praised his third different putter of the season but struggled to a one-over par 72 in Friday’s opening round of the US PGA Dell Technologies Championship. In the second of the tour’s four season-ending playoff events, the 14-time major champion used a prototype black copper putter not yet available to the public. “I’ve been working on this new …

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Celtic Accept Offer For Wantaway Moussa Dembele

Moussa Dembele will finally get his wish at the eleventh hour. Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers spoke today about how he felt it necessary to send Dembele home from training. The Frenchman sat out the team’s win over Suduba last night, and made a number of digs at Rodgers on social media for seemingly blocking a move that has been in …

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Champions Leinster Overcome Cardiff At The Death In PRO14 Opener

The rugby season is back in earnest, and the PRO14 champions’ defence got off to a great start at Cardiff Arms Park. With a Champions Cup also in tow, Leinster would have fancied their chances on Friday night, even if a trip to Wales didn’t look appealing at this early stage. Cardiff powered into the lead, with a Jarrod Evans penalty being …

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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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