Ewan MacKenna: The League of Ireland needs to work within its limitations and not try to be what it can never be.
Next month, that's how things are supposed to become in European football.
Ewan MacKenna: Huge strides of social progress have been made in recent times, but we've now been reminded of what closeted gay players still face in the dressing room
If your jaw hasn't snapped shut yet, don't bother trying to force it closed now. A quick read of the following and it will just drop once more.
Ewan MacKenna: Why is Kenneth Egan receiving so much vitriol when all he is trying to do is give something back to the community he comes from?
Question: Is there a sportsperson in Ireland that has suffered more unwarranted abuse than Kenneth Egan?
Ewan MacKenna: Without home comforts to rely on, Ireland have lost the Six Nations before they even kick off
We know. You're excited. There's the hope from the narrow New Zealand loss, the expectation because of the brilliant mind of Joe Schmidt, even just the fact that it's our opening game of the Six Nations.
Ewan MacKenna: Whether David Moyes turns things around or not, Manchester United remain a licence to print money
If you've never come across the story of John Spano, it's worth a quick revisiting.