Thursday 14 December 2017

Mad to play Murphy anywhere but full-forward

If I was Donegal manager I wouldn’t allow Murphy outside to opposition’s 45-metre line.
If I was Donegal manager I wouldn’t allow Murphy outside to opposition’s 45-metre line.

Colm Parkinson

'If it's not broke don't fix it' seems to be new Donegal manager Rory Gallagher's mantra, judging by last Saturday's league game against Derry.

With the age profile of the team being what it is, continuity is important for Donegal. Ripping up the blueprint and starting again is not really an option.

The one change I would implement from Jim McGuinness' time would be the use of their captain, Michael Murphy. If I was Donegal manager I wouldn't allow Murphy outside to opposition's 45-metre line.

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