PIC: Birmingham City fans won’t know what to make of the banner Pat Spillane is holding at St. Andrew’s today 5 years ago

PIC: Birmingham City fans won’t know what to make of the banner Pat Spillane is holding at St. Andrew’s today

At least they have the colours right.

Birmingham City are taking on Bournemouth in the FA Cup today and amongst the crowd at St. Andrew’s is a man you wouldn’t exactly expect to see at a soccer match.

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Kerry legend and always divisive/always entertaining RTE GAA pundit Pat Spillane is in attendance at St. Andrew’s, but of far more concern to Pat, his brothers Mick and Tom and their friends is the fate of their local club Templenoe in tomorrow’s All-Ireland Junior club quarter-final against John Mitchels.

Liverpool outfit Mitchels have appeared in two All-Ireland Junior club finals in recent years and will be no pushovers, but Templenoe will have plenty of support at the game and they were determined to make their presence felt before that when holding this banner aloft at St. Andrew’s.

The locals will recognise the colour alright, but the message scrawled on it might be a little confusing.

If they think that's confusing, just wait until Pat tries to lecture them about the blanket defence.