Tag: Roy Keane
Your typical hard man of football — the no-nonsense, hard tackling, kick-it-into-Row-Z, tough bastard of a footballer — used to be a staple of the game. Every team in England needed one if you were to win a game of football. Some players, like Vinnie Jones, made a career out of it when they had […]
When Holland came to Lansdowne Road on September 1st, 2001, they brought with them a mighty squad full of world-class talent; a master tactician and Champions League winning manager; a reputation as one of international football’s greatest forces; and the overbearing weight of expectation of a nation on their shoulders. The Dutch left that day with nothing. So how did a team featuring Ruud van Nistelrooy, Patrick Kluivert, Marc Overmars, Jaap Stam, Mark van Bommel and Edwin van der Sar fail to get a result against the Irish? How exactly was it possible that a nation that could leave Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Giovanni van Bronckhorst on the bench, couldn’t beat a ten-man Ireland? Ste McGovern, Colm Boohig and special guest Brian Wyse sit down to discuss how Ireland’s famous 1-0 victory over Netherlands happened. We also talk about the Declan Rice situation, whether he will play for Ireland again, and our favourite Granny Rule players.
Listen To Our Latest Episode Covering Roy Keane: Subscribe On iTunes, Or Download Directly Here. This week marks a quarter of a century since Roy Keane’s landmark transfer to Manchester United from Nottingham Forest, but was it the most important signing in the history of the Premier League? Ste McGovern and Colm Boohig discuss the […]