Why Glenn Whelan should be a role model to footballers everywhere

The Irish midfielder is set to represent his country for the last time against Northern Ireland tonight.

“TALENT IS LUCK. The important thing in life is courage,” Woody Allen’s character says in the 1979 film, Manhattan.

This quote could easily be associated with Glenn Whelan.

The Irish midfielder was not the most talented player ever to wear the green jersey.

You could probably pick out several footballers from this country over the years that have had significantly more flair and creativity.

Yet what Whelan has managed to do is incredibly rare, and takes...
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2018-11-15 10:01
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