Shane MacDermott

Shane MacDermott

Sports Writer

13 Articles

Favourite football team

Brentford

Favourite football ground

Griffin Park

Favourite sporting memory

2005 Ashes

Favourite sports movie

The Last Dance

Controversial opinion

Anything milder than a Medium at Nando's is pointless

Funniest sporting moment

Mark Williams doing his press conference naked after winning the 2018 World Championship

Shane is a respected journalist who has covered a range of sports for a number of years.

Latest Articles by Shane MacDermott

Reading youngster Jake Cooper pens new dea

Football

Exclusive: Jake Cooper Urges New Ownership to Revitalise Troubled Reading FC

Jake Cooper urges new ownership to save Reading FC from financial trouble and restore the club's former glory. Amid protests and relegation, Cooper shares his personal connection to the Royals and calls for stricter ownership regulations to protect football clubs and their fans.

Shane MacDermott

2024-06-06

Ruben Rodrigues: Oxford United sign Notts County forward on free

Football

RUBEN Rodrigues is desperate to channel his inner Cristiano Ronaldo and fire Oxford United into the Championship

Ruben Rodrigues, inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo, aims to lead Oxford United to Championship promotion. In an interview with SportsBoom, the Portuguese midfielder discusses his admiration for Ronaldo, his football journey, and the passion for the game in Portugal

Shane MacDermott

2024-05-17

.: Snooker player Mark Allen aiming a shot at the World Snooker Championship

Snooker

Exclusive: “I know I’m capable of more,” Mark Allen reflects on defeat at the Crucible

Allen reflects on his performance and the dramatic exit at the event following a loss to Higgins.

Shane MacDermott

2024-04-30

2024 World Snooker Championship: Jackson Page Finds Renewed Confidence with Mark Williams' Mentorship Ahead of Crucible Clash

Snooker

2024 World Snooker Championship: Jackson Page Finds Renewed Confidence with Mark Williams' Mentorship Ahead of Crucible Clash

Welsh qualifier, once plagued by self-doubt, credits mentor Mark Williams for resurgence as he faces snooker legend in World Championship showdown.

Shane MacDermott

2024-04-24

Conventry’s football players Ellis Simms

Football

Exclusive: Ellis Simms “looking forward” to FA Cup clash against United, eyes a goal at Wembley

With the FA Cup semi-final around the corner, the Coventry striker would like nothing more but to score a goal and advance to the final.

Shane MacDermott

2024-04-19

Steve Davis holding a trophy following his retirement from professional snooker

Snooker

Exclusive: Steve Davis on Selby’s mindset and the never-ending excitement for the Crucible

With the World Championship snooker event just around the corner, Sportsboom chats with legend of the sport Steve Davis.

Shane MacDermott

2024-04-19

Shane MacDermott

You may not be his cup of tea if you believe The Hundred is the future of cricket.