The Best of #DareToZlatan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic took to Twitter yesterday to answer questions. His replies were exactly what you would expect. Here’s the best of #DareToZlatan coinciding with a series of videos from Nike.

Stand Up for the #COYBIG

It’s become the source of breaking transfer news, while players can’t help getting themselves into trouble on it but social media has added an extra dimension to how we watch football. Paul Moriarty, Head of Insight at News Access Media Intelligence, Ireland’s media intelligence agency, tells the YBIG Football Show how Twitter reacted to Martin O’Neill’s first two games, and discusses the rise of the popular supporters’ hashtag #COYBIG.

Extra, Extra: Tweet All About It

Love it or hate it, the football transfer window is in full flow again and twice yearly it drives seemingly rational players, managers, fans and journalists to distraction. However, social media now adds a whole new aspect to the way transfers are handled and reported upon, as Dan Mellett writes.

Brady: Face it, Our Twitter Kids Lack Hunger

John Giles famously lamented our young people’s distractions with ‘personal stereos.’ Eamon Dunphy said we needed poverty and dictatorships. Now Liam Brady has blasted social media’s influence on the ever-decreasing Irish talent pool.

All Hail the Messi-ah

The Messi-ah is born!! Hallelujah, hallelujah. The birth of Thiago Messi has kicked off a light-hearted chase for Spain and Argentina to claim the wee dribbler.

Irish #BlogsUnited Tweet Up

Join the debate on Twitter with Ireland’s football blogs straight after the Faroes game. Tuesday, 16th October, 9:30pm by using the hashtag #blogsunited.

Tweet FA: In Lehmann’s Terms

You may have missed this last week. Former Germany and Arsenal headcase Jens Lehmann has joined Twitter and produced this gem. Expect more insanity in the days ahead.

Passage of Play: Noel Hunt

“I did used to jump off my roof but only to escape from Stephen when he was mad!! #littlebrotherfear”