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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.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan Ruled Out For Six Weeks

Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be out of action for at least six weeks because of a foot injury, the Premier League side revealed on their website on Tuesday. Mkhitaryan fractured the metatarsal in his right foot in last Wednesday’s Carabao Cup defeat by Tottenham and was replaced at half-time. He missed the win against Burnley at the weekend. Arsenal …

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Spurs Thrash Everton In Eight Goal Thriller

Tottenham Hotspur showed why manager Mauricio Pochettino is a wanted man by thrashing Everton 6-2 at Goodison Park on Sunday to close to within six points of Premier League leaders Liverpool. Spurs have had to cope with the unwanted attention of Pochettino being linked with the Manchester United job following Jose Mourinho’s sacking this week. But they showed no signs …

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Brendan Dolan Through To Last 16 Of World Darts Championship

Enniskillen’s Brendan Dolan has made it to his first last 16 round of the World Championship. Dolan had been in inspired form so far in the 2019 iteration of the tournament, losing just two legs in the first two rounds against Yuanjun Liu and Joe Cullen. But two-time BDO World Championship finalist Mervyn King was fancied in this last 32 …

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European Round-Up: Monaco In Crisis, Juve See Off Roma

Mario Mandzukic scored the only goal for Juventus to dump further hurt on crisis club Roma and keep the champions unbeaten and on track for an eighth straight Italian league title. The Croatian World Cup runner-up headed in the winner 34 minutes into the match in Turin to put Juventus back eight points clear of Napoli. The defeat could have …

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ITV Herald PBC Deal With Pacquiao Vs Broner Cracker

ITV announced earlier this month that a deal to exclusively broadcast Premier Boxing Champions events on UK television had been reached. The agreement with the mystical Al Haymon’s promotion includes PBC events set to take place in the UK, but also involves the best of the action Stateside. The deal begins on January 13 as José Uzcátegui defends his IBF super middleweight …

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Adonis Stevenson Out Of Coma, Girlfriend Says

Former light-heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson has come out of a coma three weeks after a knockout loss to Oleksandr Gvozdyk, the fighter’s girlfriend said Saturday. Simone “Sisi” God, issued a statement via social media saying the fighter was awake. “Despite recent reports being leaked to media, I wanted to clarify that Adonis is awake,” God said. “He is healing …

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Dillian Whyte Earns Brutal KO Win In Chisora Rematch

Dillian Whyte ended his rivalry with Dereck Chisora to stake his claim for a rematch with Anthony Joshua. Whyte edged out a split decision win when the two last met, but Chisora, who looked to be in his best shape to-date, was fancied by some to even the score at the O2 Arena. And it was indeed ‘Del Boy’ who …

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Wayne Rooney On Why Mourinho Sacking Was ‘Right Decision’

Wayne Rooney has had his say on a week that rocked the football club at which he made his name. Jose Mourinho got the boot after two-and-a-half seasons in charge, with interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer getting off to a great start with a 5-1 win over Cardiff on Saturday. Rooney, who spent 13 years at Manchester United, appeared on …

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Michael Conlan Wins First Belt As A Professional Boxer

Michael Conlan has captured the WBO Inter-Continental featherweight title. The vacant belt was up for grabs in Manchester as Conlan took on Jason Cunningham of Doncaster. Ultimately, the Olympic silver medallist won the fight in a unanimous decision blowout. The judges at ringside scored the fight 97-92, 97-92 and 98-92, including a points deduction in round six for Conlan due to …

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Leinster Stage Last-Gasp Comeback Win Against Connacht

A quality festive clash ensued at the RDS as the Champions hosted a buoyant Connacht side. Leo Cullen rang in the changes for the Conference B leaders, so he would have been wary of a Connacht team that boasted five wins in a row – with good reason. It took the visitors just five minutes to get on the board, …

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Solskjaer Praises Buccaneering Man United Players After Stylish Win

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised his Manchester United players after they gave him the perfect start to his reign with a 5-1 victory at Cardiff just days after Jose Mourinho was sacked. Former United striker Solskjaer had just two days to prepare his players for his first match as caretaker manager. Marcus Rashford opened the scoring in the third minute and …

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Solskjaer Makes Instant Impact As Man United Thrash Cardiff

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made an instant impact as Manchester United caretaker manager with Paul Pogba to the fore in a transformed performance from the final days of Jose Mourinho’s reign in a 5-1 thumping of Cardiff on Saturday. Solskjaer has been put in charge until the end of the season after Mourinho was sacked on Tuesday and could not have …

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Guardiola Stays Cool Despite Shock Manchester City Defeat

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said he was not disappointed by his players’ effort despite suffering a surprise 3-2 home defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday. Ilkay Gundogan opened the scoring for the home side at the Etihad but Palace hit back with goals from Jeffrey Schlupp and Andros Townsend followed by a Luka Milivojevic penalty. Substitute Kevin De Bruyne …

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Watch: Rashford Gets Solskjaer Era Underway With Swerving Free Kick

No matter the circumstances, there’s always a degree of optimism that accompanies the arrival of a new manager. Optimism isn’t a word that’s been familiar to the Manchester United faithful in recent times, but hope remains that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can lift the cloud that hung over the club during the latter days of Jose Mourinho’s tenure. With Romelu Lukaku …

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