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Galway on his mind

Speaking with Ed McGreal of the Mayo News after Sunday’s draw with IT Sligo, Johnno admitted that the FBD was never a target for us this season (when has it ever been?) but neither has it been used for the kind of widespread experimentation that we’ve witnessed in recent years. Instead, the secondary provincial tournament is, he says, being used […]

Tony Duffy for minor manager job + another Johnno broadside

The Indo, which has significantly upped its quota of Mayo footballing articles this week, reports this morning that Tony Duffy will be unveiled as the county’s minor bainisteoir next Monday night, where his appointment will be confirmed by the County Board.  The Ballintubber man has had success on the sideline with his own club when, along with James Horan, he […]

I’m Your Man

That piece by Daniel Carey in the Mayo News about Johnno being put on the spot by the County Board executive about selection policies and team tactics and all the rest at that behind-closed-doors session last week is still jangling round inside my head like a song that I know I know but still can’t remember the title of.  Especially […]

The Script of Hurt

I listened to that radio programme this morning about our footballing travails (appropriately enough, with a bit of a bleary head on me) and, needless to say, I thought it was quite interesting, sort of like an audio version of The House of Pain.  For anyone who missed it (and with my thanks to Acaill for tipping me off about […]

Have a nice day, Johnno!

Aren’t the Yanks great with their positive outlook on life?  There we’d be muttering things like “will you look at that bollix, who does he think he is?” whereas the Americans are like walking self-help books and seem only to have bad things to say about the likes of Osama bin Laden and his ilk. So, although, he’s only getting […]