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Damien McEvoy

I am sports mad with a love of all sports. I love writing and reading all things sport and attending live games when I can. Find me on Twitter at @McEvoyDamien
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United celebrates with Ashley Young (on back) scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on September 17, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Opinion: Manchester United Have Turned The Corner Under Jose Mourinho

Whisper it quietly but Manchester United are back.   In a weekend where Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham all failed to gain maximum points, Jose Mourinho’s men hammered Everton in a game where they could easily a have copied their top four rivals by leaving the pitch with just one. Manchester United ended their last campaign with 15 draws, more …

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Nemanja Matic Excited By Chance To Meet Childhood Hero Roy Keane

The Republic of Ireland will be hoping to claim all three points on Tuesday night at the Aviva as they welcome group leaders Serbia with the race to Russia next summer hotting up. One man, in particular, looking to upset the Irish is Manchester United’s latest recruit in the heart of midfield, Nemanja Matic. The ex-Chelsea man is looking forward …

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Arsene Wenger Breaks Silence On Failed Thomas Lemar Move

Arsenal fans still reeling from the humiliating defeat at the hands of Liverpool last weekend were less than impressed with their sides transfer failings on deadline day. One of the hottest prospects in world football rejected them, with their lack of Champions League football seemingly a huge factor in 21-year-old Thomas Lemar opting to stay in France. Speaking of the …

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Ireland Face Massive Four Days In Race For World Cup Qualification

Now that deadline day has come and gone attention switches to international football as Martin O’Neill’s men aim to leave Tbilisi tomorrow night with three massive points against Georgia as the race for World Cup qualification next summer hots up. The Republic of Ireland will be hoping to maintain their 100% record against Georgia ahead of a vital home clash …

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Jurgen Klopp Hints At Possible New Liverpool Signings This Week

Liverpool fans have had a frustrating summer with failed moves for a number of players including Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk and Leipzig’s Naby Keita added to the want-away Philippe Coutinho’s transfer request as he wishes to depart the club for Barcelona. Yesterday’s Champions League draw will have boosted the Anfield faithful following their return to Europe’s top competition where they …

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World Cup 2002 Republic of Ireland 21/5/2002 Manager Mick McCarthy and Roy Keane pass each other during training Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Andrew Paton

15 Years On From Saipan Mick McCarthy Says He Wouldn’t Change A Thing

Fifteen years on from that famous incident in Saipan, which threatened to derail the Republic of Ireland’s 2002 World Cup preparations, former Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has reflected on the events involving Roy Keane’s departure from the Irish training camp and the summer of debate that followed. Speaking to Second Captains’ Richie Sadlier, the Ipswich Town boss said he had no …

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The Top Five Moments From 25 Years Of Premier League Drama

As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Premier League many will have fond memories of some glorious football played over the past quarter of a century. from Gianfranco Zola to Thierry Henry, Eric Cantona to Dennis Bergkamp and David Ginola to Tony Yeboah, the league has seen many outstanding individuals in exciting teams which have gone on to achieve success …

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Nemanja Matic of Manchester United in action during a first team training session at Aon Training Complex on August 1, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Gary Neville On What Nemanja Matic Can Bring To Manchester United

Manchester United fans might get the chance to see their latest recruit in action at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Wednesday night as Nemanja Matic trained for the first time with his new teammates on Tuesday.  The prolonged transfer of the title-winning Chelsea midfielder is finally over and supporters are now eager to see how his addition to the …

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Why Jose Mourinho Should Have Brought Old Favourite Back To Manchester United

West Ham United this week pulled off one of the coups of the summer, signing former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker Javier Hernandez for a steal at £16m.  ‘Chicharito’ spent four seasons with Manchester United between 2010 and 2015 after being signed by former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson from Guadalajara. The Mexican international scored 59 goals in …

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