Vincent Hogan

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Vincent Hogan is an Irish sports journalist who writes for the Irish Independent . [1] As a ghost writer of autobiographies, he has written with sports personalities such as international soccer player Paul McGrath (Back from the Brink, the 2006 (British Sports Autobiography of the Year) William Hill Irish Sports Book of the Year; Boylesport Irish Sports Book of the year [2] ); rugby union and Gaelic football player Eddie O'Sullivan; and inter-county GAA players Nicky English, Henry Shefflin, and Colm "the Gooch" Cooper. [1] [3] [4] [5] [6] He is co-driver to amateur Irish rally driver and RTÉ Sport presenter Michael Lyster. [7]

Some of his colour pieces have caused controversy. In the aftermath of their exclusion of teammate Kevin Cassidy from a team holiday, he described the Donegal senior football team under Jim McGuinness as "sheep". [8] [9]

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  2. Staff writer (6 November 2008). "Sports stars longlisted for Irish award". The Bookseller . Retrieved 27 November 2012.
  3. McGrath, Paul; Hogan, Vincent (2006), Back From the Brink, Arrow, ISBN   978-0-09-949955-8
  4. O'Sullivan, Eddie; Hogan, Vincent (2009), Never Die Wondering, ISBN   978-1-84605-399-3
  5. English, Nicky; Hogan, Vincent (1996), Beyond the Tunnel, MedMedia, ISBN   0952303914
  6. Neville, Conor (12 January 2017). ""He Literally Rescued Me From A Bad, Bad Scene" - How Graham Taylor Saved Paul McGrath's Career". Balls.ie.
  7. "Lifestyles - Michael Lyster". Irish Health. 2000. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  8. Hogan, Vincent (21 November 2011). "McGuinness a leader of sheep". Irish Independent . Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  9. Foley, Alan; Comack, Tom (24 November 2011). "'Sheep' jibe was not welcomed". Donegal Democrat . Retrieved 23 May 2017.