Saturday 3 December 2016

Football - just when you think you're out, she drags you back in

Published 26/06/2016 | 02:30

The only way is up: Shane Long celebrates after Robbie Brady's late winner against Italy on Wednesday.
The only way is up: Shane Long celebrates after Robbie Brady's late winner against Italy on Wednesday.

Well, that wasn't in the script, was it? In fact, little of what happened on Wednesday night was in the script, which is why football is quite simply the greatest game in the world.

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The mood was grim following our disastrous performance and result this day last week.

The fear - and it was a genuine fear, based on previous history - was that we had shot our bolt against Sweden.

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