When Holland’s divided and reportedly dysfunctional team lost to Denmark at Euro 2012 a tabloid newspaper back home in the Netherlands ran a headline that read ‘Legoland beat Egoland’; so goodness knows what kind of abuse is heading Bert van Marwijk’s way today after his team lost 2-1 to Germany to stand on the brink of elimination.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2012
ONE cynic at half-time in the Britannia Stadium press room wondered aloud if it would be a “particularly good result” if West Ham won the game when Avram Grant wasn’t there (the Israeli coach missed the match because of his observance of Yom Kippur).
Mon, 20 Sep, 2010
Congratulations to RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, which today celebrates 25 years on the air. It is a great achievement for any radio show to last that long, but in this case it is a phenomenal triumph because it has established itself as an important and vibrant source of news for a great many people.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2009