BRENDAN CROSSAN

BRENDAN CROSSAN

SPORTS REPORTER

Brendan Crossan has worked in the Irish News sports department since 1999. He started out as a placement student and somehow bluffed his way into a staff position a year later.

A Belfast native, his sporting interests include soccer, boxing and gaelic games. He writes The Boot Room sports column every Friday.

Highlights of his career are interviewing boxing legend Tommy Hearns and covering the 2002 World Cup finals and Euro 2012 as the newspaper's Republic of Ireland correspondent.


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  1. Playing Gaelic Games is still unconscionable for some.

  2. The club wishes to advise members of an incident that occurred during training last night. It is the club’s underst… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  3. More outstanding journalism from Seanin Graham. twitter.com/seaningraham22…

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  4. One of the saddest, most harrowing chapters of our history. When the most vulnerable people among us could not be p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  5. Growing up John Hume always represented hope, that there was something better. RIP.

  6. Little shop of hurlers: Young gaels entertain themselves during a match @naomhgall v @NaomhEannaCLG @AontroinGAA… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  7. The framed jersey in Sacred Heart PS is my favourite part of Michael Ingham’s story (article below) Shout out to f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  8. Archive with manager and former special needs teacher Harry McConkey. A man who extended himself every day for the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  9. It’s not just about 4-4-2, 3-5-2, 4-3-2-1, it’s as much about a good drying day👀pic.twitter.com/FhLD3XpEAUU

  10. Back in March, I wrote about the kids returning to football will be like touching an endless blue sky. Well, the ki… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  11. I love big Davy Jeffrey. He loves lengthening people’s first names. Mick is Michael McDermott. Think he was miffed… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  12. Tell me @Andy_Waterworth is commentating on tonight’s Irish Cup final for BBC. Best summariser going.

  13. Nice story about this pic big man @ingdog24 thanks a lot👍pic.twitter.com/xLn6VINIkQQ

  14. 'I don’t think I have been lucky. I’ve grafted my backside off and I think I’ve done it the hard way. I didn’t have… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  15. This is going the extra mile... twitter.com/Hinph6/status/…

  16. A spin doctor would describe this as depositing dog poo in a hedge. I’d call it throwing dog shit at my house on a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  17. Local GAA units promptly set up a ticketing system to accommodate a restricted number of spectators. Why the IFA sh… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…