Monthly Archives: January 2017

Premier League Managers – Who’s Next on the Chopping Block?

By Andy Leech | January 8, 2017 | (No) | 2365
Francesco Guidolin, Alan Pardew, Bob Bradley and Mike Phelan have already been tossed to the managerial scrap yard this season. It’s a very cruel business, and given the frequency of sackings and appointments, while flicking through the channels it can be hard to distinguish between Sky Sports News and a soap opera. There is one thing for certain, we will see more managerial sackings before the season has ended. But who is next to be axed? Side note: Do unemployed managers go on the dole? Imag..

Clubs Most Likely to Cause a Cupset in the FA Cup 3rd Round

By Andy Leech | January 7, 2017 | (No) | 1333
Oh, haven’t we been spoiled? So hectic and packed was the festive footballing schedule, we were all easily able to ignore our families and loved ones for the entire Christmas period. What did we learn? All scorpions aside, Arsenal are still Arsenal. Chelsea aren’t unbeatable. Pep Guardiola is a bit of a dick. And Mike Dean is, ahem, still Mike Dean. A bit like that old, divorced uncle of yours who only calls around once in a while, but always seems to show up when you’re watching something..

New Year’s Resolutions You Definitely Won’t Be Sticking To

By theSharpeUser | January 5, 2017 | (No) | 1486
New Year’s resolutions… those personal goals millions of people set themselves on the 1st of January every year, and tend to fail miserably at! Here are the some of the most common New Year’s resolutions destined for failure this year. Lose weight It tops the list of most people’s resolutions and it is the one most likely not to be adhered to. The start of a new year means the start of a new you. This year you are going to start eating healthier and working out more. February rolls a..

5 Of The Biggest Sporting Events In 2017

By Andy Leech | January 4, 2017 | (No) | 2138
With no World Cup, Euros or Olympics, you might be fooled into thinking that this could be a forgettable sporting year. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. To get your juices well and truly flowing, we have put together a list of five events that shouldn’t be missed this year. Just like your gluten-free, vegan, craft beer drinking mate (you know, the one with the shit beard, you kind of hate him), we’re not going to go too mainstream on this one. Champions League, Six Nati..

5 Ways to Drop the Winter Weight in January

By Annabel Hynes | January 3, 2017 | (No) | 894
The Christmas holidays are a time of intense celebration, with most people binging on everything from alcohol to straight seasons of that elusive Netflix series you’ve been hearing about. Going from this extreme to trying to stick to the aspirational New Year’s resolutions you’ve set for yourself isn’t easy and it’s probably why so many people give up so soon. Losing weight is one expectation everyone seems to have for themselves when starting a new year, and it’s also one of the mos..

Why Bother With Dating Apps?

By theSharpeUser | January 1, 2017 | (No) | 1659
Dating apps have a clever design. You can see people without having to talk to them, and if you feel like it you can send them a message – that’s the dream isn’t it? It’s simple, effective, and addictive. Apps like Tinder or Badoo were marketed as tools to make dating easier and more accessible. Considering the fact that over 70% of Irish people own a smartphone (Eir Survey, 2015) it was inevitable that our love lives would become pocket sized, digitalised and down-right commercialised. ..

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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Premier League Managers – Who’s Next on the Chopping Block?

By Andy Leech | January 8, 2017 | (No) | 2365
Francesco Guidolin, Alan Pardew, Bob Bradley and Mike Phelan have already been tossed to the managerial scrap yard this season. It’s a very cruel business, and given the frequency of sackings and appointments, while flicking through the channels it can be hard to distinguish between Sky Sports News and a soap opera. There is one thing for certain, we will see more managerial sackings before the season has ended. But who is next to be axed? Side note: Do unemployed managers go on the dole? Imag..

Clubs Most Likely to Cause a Cupset in the FA Cup 3rd Round

By Andy Leech | January 7, 2017 | (No) | 1333
Oh, haven’t we been spoiled? So hectic and packed was the festive footballing schedule, we were all easily able to ignore our families and loved ones for the entire Christmas period. What did we learn? All scorpions aside, Arsenal are still Arsenal. Chelsea aren’t unbeatable. Pep Guardiola is a bit of a dick. And Mike Dean is, ahem, still Mike Dean. A bit like that old, divorced uncle of yours who only calls around once in a while, but always seems to show up when you’re watching something..

New Year’s Resolutions You Definitely Won’t Be Sticking To

By theSharpeUser | January 5, 2017 | (No) | 1486
New Year’s resolutions… those personal goals millions of people set themselves on the 1st of January every year, and tend to fail miserably at! Here are the some of the most common New Year’s resolutions destined for failure this year. Lose weight It tops the list of most people’s resolutions and it is the one most likely not to be adhered to. The start of a new year means the start of a new you. This year you are going to start eating healthier and working out more. February rolls a..

5 Of The Biggest Sporting Events In 2017

By Andy Leech | January 4, 2017 | (No) | 2138
With no World Cup, Euros or Olympics, you might be fooled into thinking that this could be a forgettable sporting year. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. To get your juices well and truly flowing, we have put together a list of five events that shouldn’t be missed this year. Just like your gluten-free, vegan, craft beer drinking mate (you know, the one with the shit beard, you kind of hate him), we’re not going to go too mainstream on this one. Champions League, Six Nati..

5 Ways to Drop the Winter Weight in January

By Annabel Hynes | January 3, 2017 | (No) | 894
The Christmas holidays are a time of intense celebration, with most people binging on everything from alcohol to straight seasons of that elusive Netflix series you’ve been hearing about. Going from this extreme to trying to stick to the aspirational New Year’s resolutions you’ve set for yourself isn’t easy and it’s probably why so many people give up so soon. Losing weight is one expectation everyone seems to have for themselves when starting a new year, and it’s also one of the mos..

Why Bother With Dating Apps?

By theSharpeUser | January 1, 2017 | (No) | 1659
Dating apps have a clever design. You can see people without having to talk to them, and if you feel like it you can send them a message – that’s the dream isn’t it? It’s simple, effective, and addictive. Apps like Tinder or Badoo were marketed as tools to make dating easier and more accessible. Considering the fact that over 70% of Irish people own a smartphone (Eir Survey, 2015) it was inevitable that our love lives would become pocket sized, digitalised and down-right commercialised. ..

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