Happy Birthday Big Mick

Today’s is former Captain Fantastic Mick McCarthy’s 55th birthday. In honour of his post-match outburst after Ipswich’s game with Leeds, here’s some memorable quotes from the ex-Ireland boss.

Spud Watch – The Irish Abroad 16.11.10

SEAMUS Coleman is rapidly becoming a right-sided Gareth Bale under our eyes. When you consider that this time last year, Bale was still a struggling left-back and you look where he’s at now. Coleman is already far from a struggling defender and was a real handful for the Arse in the first half, creating chances and space through acceleration, flat-out pace, decent control and the ability to make a pass.