Eugene McGee: Colossal clash of styles
Published 20/08/2012 | 05:00
There are many reasons why supporters look forward to a big championship game in Croke Park -- local rivalry, watching top-class players in action, or the possibility of an upset.
But I've no doubt the biggest attraction for fans looking forward to Cork v Donegal in next Sunday's All-Ireland semi-final is the clash of styles we are likely to see.
Last year the Donegal manager Jim McGuinness took the 'blanket defence' to a new level. It shocked the football public -- most notably in that infamous semi-final against Dublin, which finished on a scoreline reminiscent of a game played a century ago (0-8 to 0-6).