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 H[...]
Danske Bank Irish Premiership: Linfield v Crusaders (today, Windsor Park, 3pm) CRUSADERS midfielder Declan Caddell says he’s already feeling the benefits of the north Belfast club going full-time this season and believes the defending champions have turned the corner after a difficult start to their campaign.
IN the age of ‘Brexit’ and a growing sense of racial and ethnic tension, a group of St Malachy’s College students are leading the way with a unique sports project that is aimed to “encourage tolerance and understanding among primary school children of different backgrounds” and foster a better link between primary and secondary education.