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Sunday, May 16th 2010


Sport on Irish Left Review

CATHOLICS, COMMUNISTS AND HAT-TRICKS: THE IRELAND v YUGOSLAVIA SOCCER INTERNATIONAL OF 1955

[This is an edited version of an article which first appeared in Football Studies 11, 1 (2008). The article itself is based on a paper which was presented at the 2005 Irish Sport History Conference.]
In 1955 the Irish political, cultural, and religious establishment found itself challenged by an unusual and reluctant opponent: The Football [...]

Is the End of Western Civilization As We Are Knowing It!!

Has been a really appalling week for the human race as I espect you have seen. First, last Sunday, Lewis Hamilton win the world car racing championship by coming fifth in Brazil, and now on Tuesday Barack the Obama win the American elections, the first half-black man in history to be president since Father Abraham [...]

Humourless Chinese Live Up to Racial Stereotype Yet Again!!

An article by Manuel Estimulo of Manuel Stimulation • August 21st 2008

Is NOT a Chinese reference, is a very funny reference to Mongs!!
I espect you have all seen the papers complaining about the Spanish men’s basketball team making the slitty-eyes gesture before going off to compete in the Olympic Games in Beijing. Once again, the stupid mass media are getting the wrong end of the stick, [...]