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Garlic cheese chips and John Terry's handwriting - It's Comments of the Week

Here are the best offerings from below the line this week.

This is what's missing from Croke Park, apparently.
This is what's missing from Croke Park, apparently.
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AONTONIO CONTE WAS confirmed as the next Chelsea manager this week but Figo Murphy was keen to point out a practise that, up to this point, we were very much unaware of:

I just green thumbed my own comment there just to get the ball rolling! Anyone else do that?”

The big talking point earlier this week was over the GAA’s last gasp decision to switch Dublin’s game with Roscommon from Dr Hyde Park to Carrick-on-Shannon. While most felt the decision could have been handled better, Eamonn Goggin had no sympathy for Dublin fans.

All this drama over 26 miles. Dead right to leave it till Sunday morning to make the call.”

Baseball season got under way this week which means the glorious return of some of the world’s craziest stadium food. Despite the introduction to the world of the Burgerizza, Damien was more concerned with food in stadia closer to home.

Why can’t you get a garlic cheese chips or taco fries at the aviva or croke park? Devine”

He may have worked exclusively as a pundit since retiring from football but that didn’t stop ex-Ireland international Andy Townsend from being linked with a job as Director of Football with Aston Villa on Wednesday. Darragh Martin used Townsend’s own catchphrase to express his dismay at the news.

Not for me,Clive.”

John Terry took to Instagram to post his PFA Team of the Year selection which contained no fewer than seven Leicester City players. Apu Mohammed didn’t mention the selections but he was impressed with something else.

Fair play, his handwriting is coming on in leaps and bounds”

Glenn Whelan is in danger of losing his 100% record with Stoke this season having hurt his back stepping out of his car. Padraig Corcoran had a very different explanation, however.

From carrying the Irish team more likely.”

And finally, it is Masters week and last year’s winner Jordan Spieth hosted the traditional winner’s dinner on Tuesday night. Some of our commenters were unimpressed but kellser1977 wondered what might have been in a certain Irish golfer had donned the green jacket last year.

If Harrington won it they would be having toast with flora pro active”

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