James McClean and fellow members of the Irish football squad, Kevin Doyle, Glenn Whelan, Stephen Ward, Keiren Westwood, Paul McShane and Shane Long took on Today FM’s Shave or Dye charity challenge ahead of the friendly with Poland at the Aviva Stadium
“Ma, Shane Long’s at the front door.” Shane Long, Andy Keogh and Stephen Ward surprise a young Ireland fan with the new home jersey and look ahead to the near sell-out German game this Friday.
After Wolves’ relegation, James Clancy asks what lays in store for the considerable Irish presence at Molineux and will Giovanni Trapattoni be able to call on some of them as Premier League players next season?
The Guardian predicts Wolves will welcome back their jubilant Irish contingent for this weekend’s clash with Everton.
DAMIEN Duff finally returned to first team action for Fulham. Hurrah – He came on along with Stephen Kelly as Mark Hughes’ side searched for an equaliser against Aston Villa. Why he decided to play Duff at left back is a mystery to me. I hope this isn’t a sign of things to come for Hughes as it was this kind of shite that made Duff’s career go backwards at Newcastle, not to mention getting injured every second week.