Tag: rugby

The History of Lansdowne Road and The Aviva Stadium

The History of Lansdowne Road and The Aviva Stadium

November 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

To celebrate the upcoming rugby internationals against Australia and New Zealand as well as the appointment of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane as the new Irish soccer management team, the folks at the Sandymount Hotel have put together an infographic that covers some of the more interesting facts about the sporting home of Irish rugby and soccer.

A Timeline Tribute To Sir Alex Ferguson

A Timeline Tribute To Sir Alex Ferguson

May 13, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Manager, leader, legend; the football world was shocked this month by the sudden retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, the legendary manager of Manchester United. This timeline infographic from Fluid Creativity looks back on all 26 years of Fergie’s time at the United helm, recalling good times, bad times and some times you may have even forgot happened.

A Brief History of Football

A Brief History of Football

January 31, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Football has been played in forms since around 2,000 BC. In 1845 the first rules were drawn up by pupils at Rugby School, beginning the split away from football towards a more full contact sport. Australia, Canada and America then set down their own rules, and a third sport emerged from those early beginnings. Explore the history of this great sport in the following infographic by monsterbet.co.uk.