KIERAN SHANNON: You can’t have a Super 8 in summer and another in spring

If you’re among those worried at how football is now stuck with the Super Eight when the past two weekends has starkly illustrated that it simply has a Super Four, it’s worth bearing something in mind to appease your fears, says Kieran Shannon.

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