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Vincent Hogan: Clipboard coaches can learn from Micko's pure philosophy

Published 11/07/2011 | 08:32

There are many reasons to worry for Gaelic football, but Mick O'Dwyer's apparent contemplation of a quieter life is, perhaps, the biggest one.

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If this is to be his last championship, it will represent another step down the road to industrialising the game, just one more surrender to the practice of turning players into battery hens, bound to lives that are, fundamentally, an observance of repetition and order.

Being a county man these days must be about as much fun as studying algebra through Latin.

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