LINFIELD manager David Jeffrey has challenged his players to finish the season in style as the Blues face Crusaders in the Irish Cup final.
There’s so much soccer on TV these days that it’s hard to keep track of the games. It is great to able to watch your favourite team at home or in the pub but for me it comes nowhere near to attending games live. When the subject is aired – who’s the best footballer you ever saw? – I restrict myself to players I have had the pleasure of observing in the flesh.
Keep the blue, white and red ribbons on the Gibson Cup, the famous old trophy is staying at Windsor Park for another 12 months at least.
Linfield secured their fourth successive 1-0 home league win – this time overcoming struggling Glenavon.
The Aviva Stadium has sold out for an Ireland soccer match for the first time ever, as excitement builds ahead of this week’s Euro 2012 qualification play-offs.Ireland travel to Estonia on Friday for the first leg, before returning to Dublin for what should be an electric atmosphere at the new Lansdowne Road on Tuesday night.