Undoubtedly, Shane Lowry won’t encounter anything like the level of conspiracy theory, sniping from Olympic boxers or otherwise that was afforded to Rory McIlroy after the latter withdrew from all matters Rio last week.
The Spaniard is preparing for his first season at Elland Road.
Ryan Christie has made just five senior appearances for Celtic so far.
'A perfect storm of challenges'.
A perfect storm.
Among the great sounds of Euro 2016 has been Wales fans belting out Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau (Land of my Fathers). Now, as they prepare to face Belgium in Friday’s quarter-final, they have a new song to sing. And this one is more pop than national anthem. Performed by a group of musicians in Madrid, it is dedicated to Gareth Bale.
As Eden Hazard drove out into the Fulham Road gridlock on the last day of the season two summers ago there was a suggestion in the air he might be leaving Stamford Bridge for the last time.
West Bromwich Albion have been linked with the Spaniard.
Adalberto Penaranda is eyeing a move back to Watford.
Windass is one of several new signings brought to Ibrox this summer.
The strange thing, perhaps, is that Roy Hodgson spent the day in Paris but chose not to make a personal check on the team who will be trying to inflict ignominy upon England in Nice on Monday.
England’s players refuse to be daunted by life in the harder half of the draw for the knockout stages at the European Championship, with the vice-captain Gary Cahill insisting that no team have stamped their authority on a tournament that remains “wide open”.
There are many abiding images from Monday night in Toulouse but if one of them was guaranteed to go viral it was the sight of Joe Ledley’s latest audition for Strictly Come Dancing.