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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ON THIS DAY IN THE IRISH NEWS 1999

Sport
International soccer FAI will not seek support of others over cancellation THE FAI last insisted it will not ask other countries for support in the row with Uefa over the cancellation of tomorrow’s Euro 2000 qualifier with Yugoslavia.
Offaly win set us up for Westmeath showdown: Antrim's Neil McManus

Offaly win set us up for Westmeath showdown: Antrim's Neil McManus

Hurling and camogie
NEIL McManus says Antrim’s victory over Offaly in the Joe McDonagh Cup last weekend rivals any result he’s achieved with his county – but insists an arguably bigger test awaits the Saffrons in Dunloy on Saturday when Westmeath roll into town (3pm).

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