Cathal Dervanby Cathal Dervan
- Crazy squirrels and great memories - the 25th anniversary of the greatest day in Irish sporting history
- Despite economic misery of the Irish our sports will always be our pride -- the glow of optimism that comes with athlete's success
- Ireland against England in Wembley - the soccer fixture to beat all soccer fixtures
- Rugby ace Ronan O’Gara makes us proud to be Irish
- We won't see the likes of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguon again
France are red hot favorites in many eyes to put Ireland out of the competition, even though Trapattoni’s team were unbeaten in 10 Group Eight qualifiers.
Until now that is.
Over the years he has always struck me as a little too forthright in his opinions, and a little too dramatic in his actions.
First, they failed to protect an 87th minute lead goal from Sean St. Ledger against the world champions on their home pitch.