Archive for September, 2013

Happy Birthday Bill 0

Happy Birthday Bill

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The face of RTE’s Irish football coverage for as long as most of us can remember, Bill O’Herlihy, turns 75 today. The ringmaster in what is more often than not a circus involving Liam Brady, Eamon Dunphy and John Giles amongst others, “Billo” has covered 17 World Cups and European Championships to date. Here’s a throwback […]

Lewandowski confirms he will sign for Bayern 0

Lewandowski confirms he will sign for Bayern

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So that’s it confirmed then. The transfer that everyone knew that would happen has finally saw Lewandowski confirm he will be joining the 2013 European Champions. When asked if he would confirm his move to Pep Guardiola’s men in January by Sport1, he responded: “Yes, because then I can officially sign the contract.” Robert Lewandowski confirms […]

Jan Vertonghen's novel way of defending 0

Jan Vertonghen’s novel way of defending

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Footballers can be very clever when it comes to gaining an advantage but Tottenham Hotspur’s defender Jan Vertonghen took things to a new level with this successful attempt to put off Aston Villa striker Niklas Helenius. Bizarrely, it wasn’t deemed worthy of a penalty. Gif via SB Nation