The case of the missing fireplace

Published On March 30, 2008 | By Danger Here | Quotes 2007-2008

As solved by Rio Ferdinand, and all the rest of the week’s guff.

BRAVO RIO

You can’t take your eyes off Man U players for a second. With foreman Gary Neville off the premises, someone half-inched the Old Trafford marble. Thankfully, new England role model Rio Ferdinand blew the lid off the case on Five Live last week;

“Giggsy has stepped in and taken up the mantelpiece”.

END-TO-END STUFF

Never an easy man to satisfy, Pat Dolan was demanding a lot from the Gunners on Setanta on Saturday;

“Arsenal don’t like to defend in both boxes.”

A little harsh, particularly with van Persie doing everything he could to clear any danger at the Bolton end.

NEWS TO US

Fresh footballing insight from the curious mind of Charlie Nicholas;

“That’s why the captain is there, to take profile off the manager.”

KENNY OVERTURNS RESULT OF PORTUGEESE RESTORATION WAR

Kenny Cunningham’s warning that Cristiano Ronaldo “…will eventually find himself back in Spain,” will perturb both United fans and the likes of Dom João IV, who was full sure he had claimed Portuguese independence as long ago as 1640.

DICTIONARY CORNER

Tim Sherwood on Wayne Rooney;

“He’s carved out such a partnership with Tevez. It’s telescopic at times.”

Check out all the rest of the weekend’s guff in the Champions supplement of today’s Irish Examiner.

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One Response to The case of the missing fireplace

  1. Clique says:

    He said ‘mantel, peace’.

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