Shane Long shows respect to his former club by refusing to celebrate. Is this a good or bad trait in modern day footballers? Wes Hoolahan produces another fine performance for Norwich City and Irish fans will enjoy a Euro 88 reunion in Gelsenkirchen for the Euro clash with Germany. A packed YBIG Football Show this week features the new LOI GoalMouth segment as Dave O’Grady chats to Bohemians new recruit Steven Beattie.
South America’s biggest club competition never fails to entertain. In the best of the week’s action, David Trezeguet show’s he’s still got it, there’s some long-range crackers, and goalkeepers are never afraid to face pain to keep the ball out.
Former Ireland manager Brian Kerr is among the guests at a new festival beginning tonight at the Twisted Pepper in Dublin City. The Back Page is a new event talking all kinds of sports, for all kinds of sports people.
UEFA members have unanimously backed a move for a new Nations League tournament to replace international friendlies starting in 2018. Ireland are likely to face the likes of Croatia and Sweden but with the incentive of promotion to face the continent’s top sides.