Eamon O Brien

12 Flips | 7 Magazines | 10 Following | @Yamo64 | Keep up with Eamon O Brien on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Eamon O Brien”

Vine

Louis van Gaal is a sensible choice for Manchester United but he must accept the power of the Class of '92

Dutchman is not renowned for compromise but he cannot ignore the will of the people by ditching Ryan Giggs and co.<p>The flag planted by the “Class of 92” on the playing fields of Carrington in this managerial hiatus for <b>Manchester United</b> is a long-delayed challenge to the Glazer clan who own the club. …

English talent gets left behind as Premier League keeps importing

The conversation taking place in a cramped corridor at the Stadium of Light had turned to the lack of English players on view on Saturday afternoon. Martin Jol barely paused for thought before answering a perennially vexed question. "It's a problem," said Fulham's manager. "You have to deal with …

“I’ve been writing about ‘real’ characters and placing them in a shaped, or fictional, world. Writing TRANSATLANTIC, there was never really a plan, at the early stages, to question the line between fiction and nonfiction. I just went on instinct, and then these worlds started to braid.” The Rumpus interviews Colum McCann: http://bit.ly/18WQkMS

Colum McCann: a life in writing

A Dublin accent is just made to say "arse": in Colum McCann's gentle brogue the word becomes a beautiful thing. This, in a sense, is what his fiction …

David Beckham: product of Sir Alex Ferguson's school of hard graft

When Sir Alex Ferguson retired last week, the natural inclination was to celebrate his glorious years at Manchester United and Aberdeen. But Ferguson …

Everest: the ascent

I was a rank outsider with the 1953 British Everest Expedition, the first ever to reach the top of the world. I was no climber, was not particularly …

Yoko Ono at 80: 'I feel that I am starting a new life, a second life'

Sitting at her kitchen table, sipping green tea, Yoko Ono looks much the same as she did when I met her20 years ago. Dressed in a black top and …