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« Reply #9090 on: June 04, 2021, 10:26:38 AM »
It's great to see women analysts.  Very inspiring for girls. Most of them are top notch as well
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« Reply #9091 on: June 04, 2021, 11:28:53 AM »
I find the women analysts are generally better. They've had to work harder to get there rather than just having played at a high level at some stage. Some of the male analysts in soccer in England are shocking.

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« Reply #9092 on: June 04, 2021, 02:47:13 PM »
Surely Kenny will get his first win tonight? If we dont, I dont think I can stick the Kenny fan boys trying to put on another positive spin.
If they can't beat Andorra there can only be 3 possibilities

1. Biddy Earley
2. Someone in the camp failed to bless themselves as a hearse passed by
3. SFA attention played to player development since 2010

That implies there was attention paid to player development before 2010.
A network of coaches whose crowning glory is to get as many of their players shoved off to English clubs was hardly player development.

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« Reply #9093 on: June 04, 2021, 02:54:01 PM »
Surely Kenny will get his first win tonight? If we dont, I dont think I can stick the Kenny fan boys trying to put on another positive spin.
If they can't beat Andorra there can only be 3 possibilities

1. Biddy Earley
2. Someone in the camp failed to bless themselves as a hearse passed by
3. SFA attention played to player development since 2010

That implies there was attention paid to player development before 2010.
A network of coaches whose crowning glory is to get as many of their players shoved off to English clubs was hardly player development.
Player development was outsourced to England.

One of the great soccer words is quality.  Ireland still had some quality players in 2010.

Now the EPL harvests players from all over the world and very few Irish players get a look in
 
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« Reply #9094 on: June 08, 2021, 07:43:41 PM »
Whoís Irelandís goalkeeper?

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« Reply #9095 on: June 08, 2021, 07:46:09 PM »
Bazunu

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« Reply #9096 on: June 08, 2021, 07:59:05 PM »
Bazunu

Yeah but who is he? Who does he play for?

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« Reply #9097 on: June 08, 2021, 08:05:17 PM »
Bazunu

Yeah but who is he? Who does he play for?
Are you not able to use Google?
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« Reply #9098 on: June 08, 2021, 08:09:28 PM »
Kenny Cunningham, Jaysus he's hard to listen to.   :-\
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« Reply #9099 on: June 08, 2021, 08:20:43 PM »
One Liverpool legend off for Hungary and another one on...
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« Reply #9100 on: June 08, 2021, 08:42:37 PM »
The enthusiasm of the Hungarian crowd for a challenge game with Ireland must be commended.

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« Reply #9101 on: June 08, 2021, 08:48:09 PM »
Kelleher doing very well since he came on.
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« Reply #9102 on: June 08, 2021, 08:51:53 PM »
Only caught 2nd half but the team seemed to play alright. Not a bad result.

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« Reply #9103 on: June 08, 2021, 09:21:01 PM »
Only caught 2nd half but the team seemed to play alright. Not a bad result.

Did well and could easily snatched a win at the end. Long way to go before we can get too optimistic but dare I say we might have turned a corner ?

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« Reply #9104 on: June 10, 2021, 07:12:40 PM »
Didnít see first half v Hungary, so only catching up now that the Hungarian fans booed the Irish team for taking the knee.

Whatís your thoughts on this?