Thursday, August 30, 2012

A retort to Rick Blaine who, ahead of the Notre Dame v Navy game, says Europe is not interested in Football

Posted this in my column on Irish Central today. Hopefully you might find five minutes to check it out, if this kind of stuff tickles your fancy!


It is merely a couple of sleeps until kick off between Notre Dame and Navy in the college football game in Dublin this coming weekend. All around Ireland and indeed Europe the anticipation is building. Naturally, as we say here in Ireland, ‘There’s always one!’ meaning, there is always someone who is unhappy with the situation, despite everyone else looking forward to, in this case, the big game. Step forward Mr Rick Blaine, a writer for Yahoo, who penned this angry article proclaiming that the game is only going ahead as a ‘merchandising’ exercise.

Check out the full article here. Thanks.


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