The Secret Footballer - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

THE SECRET FOOTBALLER: Put away the noose. No way Taylor was thinking about hurting Coleman

Our man inside the game says Seamus Coleman’s universal popularity and the upsetting nature of the break make it tempting to lynch somebody but hanging Taylor won’t help the Ireland captain.


THE SECRET FOOTBALLER: Let Simeone spray blood on the crumbling walls that Arsene built

Our man inside the game says Arsene Wenger has fostered the kind of cosy, cushy dressing room that lacks the backbone to fight for his own future.


THE SECRET FOOTBALLER: Jose Mourinho needs a new enemy more than he needs a win tonight

Our new signing from inside the game enjoys the mind games being played by the managers of the Premier League’s top teams as much as the games on the field...