LIAM MACKEY: Once more across the narrow divide that is agony and ecstasy

AS the haunted demeanour of Slaven Bilic in recent times painfully testifies, failure can take a heavy toll in football. But success brings its own difficult challenges too — just ask Giovanni Trapattoni.

Denmark players during squad training at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen yesterday. Picture: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Sign in or register for FREE to continue enjoying and to comment on our great range of opinion writers

Not a member yet? Register here


Lifestyle

Want to have a whale of a time? IWDG bringing Iceland expedition stories to libraries

Mature students should start on grant applications

Rosamund Pike’s battle to portray war reporter Marie Colvin

Other side of Gaza: Irish film-makers highlight ordinary lives in the besieged territory

More From The Irish Examiner