As the long and successful career of Edwin van der Sar looks to be coming to an end, Sir Alex Ferguson must go about finding a world class replacement for the old Dutchman. Aidan Elder of the goalkeeping blog MinistryOfGlove is here to tell us about five number ones Fergie may go for.
17 – In number seventeen of Hold The Back Page, Ciarán and Chris talk about Ireland versus Norway, Steven Gerrard’s injury against France, Robert Pires, Michael Jackson look-a-likes, as well as how many people had a bet on Sunderland’s 3-0 win over Chelsea. Cathal Dervan of the Sunday Star is on the line to discuss Trapattoni’s future and the state of the Irish national team, while goalkeeping blogger Aidan Elder talks about Shay Given, Joe Hart and England’s ‘keeper situation. In ‘Tip/Off’ this week, we’ve selected Fulham v Manchester City.
Manchester City have drawn first blood in their League Cup semi final tie with rivals United after Carlos Tevez inspired them to a 2-1 win at Eastlands tonight. Roberto Mancini’s men came from a goal down in what was a pulsating first tie between the country’s most successful club for the past two decades and […]
Damien Duff has returned to training with the Republic of Ireland squad today after a calf injury kept him out of the weekend’s game with Italy. The winger’s availability for Wednesday’s final qualifier is a boost for coach Giovanni Trapattoni who is without the services of the suspended Glenn Whelan as Montenegro visit Croke Park. […]