Archive for May, 2010

In it to win it

Posted in Diego Milito, Eoin Morgan, Hurling, Nadal, Quiz, Vodafone on May 27, 2010 by Ronan O'Keeffe

Five correct answers and this could be yours

So I’ve received a prize to give away to one of my readers. And it has really come at a great time because A Sporting View is going from strength to strength, and the blog has gained a really loyal following in the year its been up and running. It’s the perfect way to say thanks to one of my lucky readers. The prize is a cool one too, a Vodafone Mobile Broadband Dongle that comes with one month’s credit – meaning you can take the net with you while you are on the move and stay connected with family, friends and maybe A Sporting View too. In order to be in with a chance of winning simply answer the five questions that I’m setting out below, no surprises that they’re all of a sporting theme and focus on stellar performances in keeping with Vodafone’s broadband coverage. Leave your answers in the comments section at the bottom of the page or alternatively you can send your answers to me on Twitter – you’ll find me here. Best of luck everyone. Continue reading


The Hot List

Posted in Adam Scott, Conor Niland, Federer, Mark Webber, Michael Ballack, Mourinho, Munster, Nadal, Paul Collingwood, Woods on May 18, 2010 by Ronan O'Keeffe

Will he stay or will he go?

Perhaps it was a weekend where the focus of most sports fans was not what it might have been. The weekend directly before a Saturday featuring not just the Heineken Cup Final, but also the Champions League decider can have that effect. But it was still noteworthy on many levels nonetheless. Check out this weeks hot list to see who’s making the sporting headlines for all the right reasons and those for whom it was a weekend to forget. Continue reading

Hollywood Eat Your Heart Out

Posted in Arteta, Awards, Bale, Bent, Bowyer, Drogba, Foster, Premier League, Tevez, Torres, van Persie on May 11, 2010 by Ronan O'Keeffe

The Oscars they're not

There’s been a slew of awards handed out in recent weeks to honour those who have made the Premier League season just passed a memorable one. Wayne Rooney won the PFA and FWA awards for his outstanding campaign up front for Man United, while Harry Redknapp and Roy Hodgson were chosen by league sponsor’s Barclay’s and the League Managers Association as their respective managers of the year. Well and all as ‘Arry did to guide Spurs to 4th in the table Hodgson deserves all the more respect and praise in my view. Taking an unfashionable Fulham side that was at the foot of the Premier League at the turn of 2008 all the way to a Europa League final in the summer of 2010 is nothing short of remarkable. Now it’s time for A Sporting View to hand out its various gongs.

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