One of the greatest players that the Irish team has ever seen, Paul McGrath is remembered fondly by every fan of the Boys in Green
It’s not every week that an Irish player features in Soccer AM’s Showboat, so we might as well take another look when we have two.
It’s a long weekend thanks to the Easter break, but that just means there’s more time for a bit of extra football action, so we’ve got a bumper edition of Things to Watch
Trap looks likely to remain as Ireland boss for the time being at least, but with public opinion turning against the Italian, three JOEs put forward the case for who should be the next man in charge.
He cost Aston Villa £5.8 million. Considering the striker earned £20,000 a week and played just 11 games in 18 months, Boško Balaban won’t go down as money well spent at Villa Park.
It was a classic case of so near and yet so far at the Aviva Stadium and here’s how we thought the Irish players performed on what turned out to be a bitterly disappointing evening for the Boys in Green.
The controversial Paolo Di Canio is a very complicated man and an interesting character, but bloody hell could he hit a sweet volley.
A lack of live football on a Saturday was a strange sensation but thankfully there were enough brilliant goals on Friday to keep us going for the weekend. In no particular order, here are our five favourites.