Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Escape to Victory

All time
# dreams
The ex-Ireland international who shared a screen with Pele, Bobby Moore and Sylvester Stallone
Kevin O’Callaghan recalls the filming of ‘Escape to Victory’ 40 years on.
# Escape to Victory
Callum Robinson scores as West Brom boost slender survival hopes and Everton frustrated by Brighton
Albion are eight points from Premier League safety with seven games left.
# Escape to a score draw
Open Thread: Who would you cast in the remake of Escape to Victory
The classic football movie is set for a reboot.
# Well read
Escape to Victory, the 'most entertaining fight of the year' and battling the All Blacks: some of the week’s best sportswriting
Grab a coffee, relax and enjoy the best sports journalism on the web.
# Ace
6 great movie scenes featuring sports stars
From Dan Marino to Michael Jordan, we look at those who swapped sports for the silver screen.
# Escape to Victory
'We probably should have lost it' - winning feeling 12 years on for O'Driscoll
The Irish centre was frustrated by early penalty calls against him but put in a superb defensive effort late on.
# tunnel diggers
Leinster want an Escape to Victory - here's who we would cast
Someone better check for tunnel digging antics at Sandy Park this Saturday.
# Movie magic
'If Pele's available, he's more than welcome' - Schmidt plots Escape to Victory
“All to play for,” the Leinster coach told us, “but we’re still looking at miracles.”
# Reel thing
Sports film of the week: Escape to Victory
Pele, Bobby Moore and Sylvester Stallone starring side by side? Yes please.
# The reel deal
The Magnificent Seven: the best sports movies ever
With Moneyball set to be released, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite sports flicks. Do you agree?
# Derby Days
Is Rooney's goal the best of the season?
Rooney said his Roy of the Rovers finish was the best of his career. Do you agree?