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Dan O'Mahony

Trying to find a use for the huge chunk of memory in my head taken up with sports has led me to Pundit Arena. My greatest interests are in football and rugby. I enjoyed a fruitless career in the latter which spanned the eras of the 4 point and 5 point tries although I can't remember scoring many of either. I love all sports with the possible exception of dressage.

Liverpool Boss Criticises England Setup For Injury To Star Player

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has taken to the press to criticise the England set up for the injury to his striker Daniel Sturridge, while he has also spoken of his commitment to giving youth a chance. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has taken a swipe at the English management for neglecting the welfare of their star player, Daniel Sturridge, in an interview with …

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Chelsea Boss Winds Up Pep Guardiola

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho couldn’t resist the temptation to have a dig at Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola during last week’s football managers’ meeting at UEFA’s headquarters, according to Spanish media outlet El Confidencial.  The two had a bitter rivalry when the Portugese was Real Madrid boss and Guardiola managed Barcelona. In response to the Spanard’s idea that the grass on football pitches should be limited …

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Rumours: Superstar May Go To Chelsea

Rumours continue to do the rounds that Cristiano Ronaldo may end up back in the Premier League, and Chelsea are reportedly in the hunt to land him. Stories have persisted in recent weeks that superstar Cristiano Ronaldo could be in line for a sensational move back to the Premier League next summer. It is difficult to know what to make …

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Controversy Around Manchester United’s Summer Star Continues

The fallout from Marcos Rojo’s transfer to Manchester United continues with the selling club, Sporting Lisbon, and Doyen, the management company that owned 75% of his rights, at loggerheads over the move. The controversy surrounding the transfer of Argentine centre back Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United rumbles on with the Portuguese club’s president Bruno de Carvalho criticising the …

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Chelsea Look To Sign Spanish Starlet

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is in the race to sign Valencia’s exciting 21-year-old striker while Spanish giants Real Madrid are trying to close the door on any attempt to bring superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to Stamford Bridge. Premier League rivals Chelsea and Arsenal are set to do battle for Spanish wunderkid Paco Alcacer, according to The Express. The Valencia man was targeted by the mighty …

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Liverpool Defender Off To Real Madrid?

Glen Johnson’s time with Liverpool may be drawing to a close with a Real Madrid move on the horizon, meanwhile the man brought in to replace him, Javier Manquillo, seems to be settling in well at Anfield. Right full-back Glen Johnson could be nearing the exit door at Anfield with Real Madrid as a possible destination according to The Star. The defender, who …

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Manchester United Legend Criticises Welbeck Sale

Former Manchester United players have been reacting to the recent transfer activity at Old Trafford in different ways. Paul Scholes is optimistic that the new signings will deliver while Bryan Robson has criticised the club for selling Danny Welbeck. Former Manchester United man Paul Scholes has been enthusing about the club’s new signings in an interview published on the club’s official …

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Manchester City May Target Southampton Striker

Manchester City may make a move for in-demand Jay Rodriguez while Stevan Jovetic has returned home injured from international duty. Southampton’s Jay Rodriguez had been linked with a move to Tottenham all summer to join up with his former boss Mauricio Pochettino at White Hart Lane. However Southampton manager Ronald Koeman held tough, desperate to halt the exodus of players …

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Unloved Player Delighted With Chelsea Move

New Chelsea signing Cesc Fabragas, who has impressed in Chelsea’s excellent opening to the season, has talked about his summer move while centre back targets Medhi Benatia and Miranda tell of their reasons for snubbing the Blues Cesc Fabregas has been talking about his summertime move to Chelsea. In an interview reported in the Star the Spaniard revealed that he …

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Tottenham May Sign Free Agent To Beef Up Attack

Franco Baldini, Tottenham Hotspur’s technical director finds himself in hot water as he gets blamed for failing to sign a new striker meanwhile boss Mauricio Pochettino may look towards free agent Jonas to provide more firepower up front. Tottenham Hotspur’s technical director Franco Baldini might be under pressure to hang onto his job after a disappointing summer transfer window, according …

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Arsenal Striker Admits “Lack Of Confidence”

Arsenal’s Yaya Sanogo, the subject of the fans’ ire in recent weeks, has defended himself in the face of criticism, while the race to sign French youngster Adrien Rabiot is still very much on. Much maligned Aresnal striker Yaya Sanogo has defended himself in the face of mounting criticism from Gunners fans in an interview with French sports newspaper l’Equipe. The youngster, who excelled …

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Speculation Around The Age Of Manchester United Superstar Continues

Manchester United have rubbished claims that Radamel Falcao, their new loan signing, lied about his age. Meanwhile the summer target they failed to land, Arturo Vidal, has declared himself fighting fit. Rumours around the age of new Manchester United loan signing Radamel Falcao have surfaced, reports The Mail. The suggestions emanating from some quarters is that he lied about his age …

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Tottenham Threatened With Legal Action

Sevilla are still fuming at Tottenham Hotspur for snapping up their centre back Frederico Fazio, and are threatening legal action while last summer’s flop signing Erik Lamela promises to do better. The International Business Times reports that the bitterness in the wake of Frederico Fazio’s move from Sevilla to Tottenham Hotspur rumbles on as the Spanish outfit has slapped a stadium ban on their former …

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Arsenal News: Wenger Targeted Birmingham Reject

In today’s Arsenal news, goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has warned new signing David Ospina to expect to spend some time on the bench, and reports suggest Arsene Wenger made a move for Nikola Zigic during the transfer window. Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has not exactly welcomed new employee David Ospina to Emirates with open arms telling him in no uncertain terms that the …

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Diego Maradona Tells The Pope “I Love You”

Argentinian legend Diego Maradona has an audience in Rome with Pope Francis along with a whole host of stars from yesteryear including Roberto Baggio before a charity match. While the superstar’s antics from guzzling industrial quantities of cocaine and a tendency to stray offside (on and off the pitch) would not be consistent with the church’s teachings, the Vatican boss …

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Manchester City May Snap Up Newcastle United Starlet

Manchester City are keeping an eye on Newcastle United hot prospect Rolando Aarons, while one of the the squad players at the Etihad is hoping for a move away. Newcastle United won’t be happy to hear that the Citizens are tracking Rolando Aarons, their eighteen-year-old superstar in the making, writes The Star. The starlet, who has drawn comparisons with Liverpool’s Raheem …

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Widespread Press Interest In Arsenal’s English Players

The press reaction to Danny Welbeck’s transfer to Arsenal continues as Lukas Podolski readies himself to fight for a starting place. The arrival of Danny Welbeck at Arsenal is good news for fans of the English national team who will be delighted to see a young English player get the chance to develop his game as the front line striker …

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