Sadly, it was inevitable. They’d hovered at the bottom since early in the season and finally the Gary Breen XI have dropped to the foot of the Copa del Póg Mo Goal table. Perhaps there’s a reason Trapattoni won’t watch our players in the Premier League. They’re not very good.
Usually at this point in the season, (yes, we are only one week in), Team Gary Breen would be rooted to the foot of the Fantasy Football table. But thanks to the dancing feet of Damien Duff, the Irish boys are sitting pretty in lower-half obscurity.
From the archives: Paul McGrath’s goal that never was against Holland at USA ’94. Super ball from Ray Houghton.
Get out the Kilbankini. Ireland’s journey to reach World Cup 2014 in Brazil begins and ends in glorious nation of Kazakhstan. Germany, Sweden, and Austria all stand in the way of Giovanni Trapattoni’s quest to lead the Green Army to the shores of Copacabana. And we will approach the qualifiers off the back of an appearance at a first European Championships in 24 years.
“As a kid, you always supported Ireland. I always supported teams in the Premier League, but Ireland was the team you watched and you cared about the most.”
Póg Mo Goal and Mirrorsox.ie are Going Green on November 15.
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Arsenal’s Wojciech Szczesny doesn’t quite pull off the Premier League footballer look in his Audi. “Hey funboys, get a room”.
Michael Owen tweets his support for the Boys in Green
Póg Mo Goal has set up a Fantasy Premier League Competition for the 2011-12 Barclays Premier League Season. Be sure to sign up before the Gameweek 1 deadline which is 11.30am 13th August.
HOW fantasy football is starting to ruin my enjoyment of football and take over my weekends. Every Thursday and Friday I spend at least an hour debating with myself who to drop and who to get in, thinking this is surely the week that Scott Parker will score a hat trick (Scott Parker kindly chose to sit out this week’s match with a chest infection – how manly!)