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. 6 years ago today we left for our 3 week holiday in Spain. 10 days later we landed at Dublin airport with my daddy… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  2. 7 weeks today since COVID-19 onset & I still can't smell. 6.5 weeks for my mum who is still coughing. Only in the l… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  3. justgiving.com/fundraising/st… pic.twitter.com/5QkeZpWy7a

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  4. Next weekend StockHome menu smoked salmon tart grilled Strangford lobster local strawberries lemon posset… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  5. Lovely read this. Didn’t know anything about Tom McGuinness. twitter.com/CahairOKane1/s…

  6. The apple doesn’t fall from the tree. What a credit to his family this young man is. Patrick Burns: Northern Irelan… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  7. My daughter was out on a pitch this morning, training and having fun with kids her own age for the first time in 4… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  8. 🇧🇷 Romario. Pure magic.pic.twitter.com/So5g6hX9JXJX

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  9. Social distancing circles around town #belfast #socialdistance @irish_news @BelfastHourNI @DocumentBelfasttwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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