Archive | April, 2009

Isn’t it nice when….

Isn’t it nice when every so often, someone, somewhere appreciates your efforts like when your boss says ‘good job’ or your team mate says ‘well played’? A simple ‘thank you note’ or a ‘congratulations’ message can mean so much. That’s why I’m over the moon….. The Irish Sports Council have just said this about the […]

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Real Madrid Magic BBC 5 Live Interview…

I had a great chat with Eamonn Holmes and was delighted to hear his story about how the  Real Madrid fans gave Liverpool’s  Steve Gerard a standing ovation as he left the field. Liverpool have this tradition too. So too do Munster rugby & Queens Park Rangers FC (see story in the book). Now I’m […]

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Brian Clough sportsman BBC Nottingham interview…

I mentioned during my BBC Nottingham interview, that local hero Brian Clough and arguably, the most successful football manager in Europe, never allowed any of his players to challenge the referee’s decisions. I was delighted to hear that he used to ask the Nottingham Forest fans to resist using foul language by showing them his […]

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