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.
SAM Allardyce, in Dublin this week, reopened his war of words with Giovanni Trapattoni on the issue of Steven Reid’s injuries.
AN EXTRA mid-week Spud Watch has been sanctioned by the editor, much to my chagrin as I’m usually out getting a lot of sex on Wednesday nights but I guess one night off won’t hurt.
“I have made the decision, but I am not ruling it out for the future. I haven’t spoken to the manager (Trapattoni) since I made the decision, but if there was a desperate need and a few injuries, then who knows? But until I get the phone call…”