Hordur Magnusson goal vs Ireland Free Kick | Video Republic of Ireland Iceland 0-1 Highlights

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS REPUBLIC OF IRELAND VS ICELAND 2017 DOWN

Played on 28.3.2017 in 2016/17 International season

Hordur Magnusson’s superb free kick gives Iceland victory over ROI at the AVIVA Stadium. Four debutants for Ireland in this game- Daryl Horgan, John Egan, Andy Boyle and Conor Hourihane Continue reading

The great Chinese exodus | Why are so many big name players & managers heading there?

Given the levels of pollution in China it’s fair to say that the challenge of playing in the Chinese Super League is not the breath of fresh air that players heading there would have hoped for. Instead, like the Asian powerhouse’s gas guzzling economy, it is all about the money.

China believe that a strong professional club competition featuring some of the best talent from around the world will drive interest in the sport domestically: a bit like America in the 1970’s when Galacticos like Pele, Johan Cruyff and George Best spearheaded a Stateside revolution to a mixed degree of success. Continue reading