Sunday 19 November 2017

One to watch

David Beckham

(England)

Some influential figures in the game reckon they've identified the next England manager in waiting. Anna Nolan has weighed in behind Goldenballs and now, the English edition of the Sun appears to be weighing behind Becks. It might be good for circulation and, certainly, would sell newspapers, but has everyone lost their mind? Here's hoping, anyway.

Word of the day

'Bakvissie'

The expression for giggling teenage girls. Alas, it was a sad day for the 'bakvissie' community on Tuesday with the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo, who endured a miserable competition.

Bet of the day

Uruguay/Ghana both to score @ 11/10

While the Uruguay defence has been stingy, Ghana should provide a sterner test than South Korea, who finally broke the South Americans' resistance.

Irish Independent

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