Owen Coyle – Keane still Ireland’s main man

Coyle gives backing to Robbie KeaneFormer Republic of Ireland striker Owen Coyle believes Robbie Keane still has plenty to offer despite his latest less than convincing display in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Poland at the Aviva Stadium.Ireland legend Johnny Giles was among those who called for Keane to be replaced by Shane Long for Ireland’s next qualifier, after he saw the

Read more

WATCH – Gareth Bale the basketball master

Bale turns his hand to basketballReal Madrid superstar Gareth Bale proved he was a free-kick master for Wales in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Saturday - and now it seems he has mastered the art of basketball.Bale scored twice as Wales edged closer to the Euro 2014 finals with a 3-0 win in Israel and even though he has not

Read more

Dani Alves deals with questions by singing them away

Strange as it may seem, we here at Toe Poke aren't constantly badgered by hordes of reporters camped out on our doorstep day and night desperate for quotes and photos but we can image that kind of thing gets very old, very quickly. Dani Alves, in his infinite wisdom, seems to have devised a foolproof method of dealing with such

Read more