IRISH soccer great John Giles has paid a special visit to Limerick, signing copies of his new autobiography on Thursday evening, before visiting CBS Sexton Street on Friday.
Hundreds of soccer fans queued to meet the former midfield great on at O’Mahony’s books on Thursday, braving gale force winds to meet the soccer legend, who turned 70 this month.
His book, “A Football Man“, gives a first-hand account of his celebrated career, as he played a starring role for Manchester United, Leeds United and the Republic of Ireland.
All proceeds raised from sales will go towards the John Giles Foundation, which was established to create cohesion through football for communities in…
At half-time in Croke Park, Gilesy tried to set his stall out again. “I don’t believe in luck,” he started off and all seemed in place in the universe. For the first time in a long time however, Gilesy had cause to question his beliefs….
Senior RTÉ soccer panelist John Giles celebrates his 70th birthday on The Late Late Show with a tune. Cath-up on the whole programme on RTÉ Player. www.rte.ie
Gilesy: Yes, ahhh, but I know I’m repeating myself but, it doesn’t matter what the opposition is, or what game you’re playing, if you don’t want to put your foot on the ball and do the bread and butter things right… Eamo: Yessssssssss. …
Publish Date: 10/21/2010 13:38