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15 things we'd like to read in Eamon Dunphy's upcoming autobiography

The book is due to come out this October, and there are plenty of potential reasons to look forward to it.

1. Where did it all go wrong between himself and Roy Keane?

Circa 2002:

The post-Honeymoon period:

2. Does he get much abuse from City fans?

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3. What does he really think of Chippy?

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4. A recollection of pen-gate


5. A lengthy digression on his love of music

Via gifninja

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6. Does he still think Ireland is a dump?

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7. What he really thinks of those Aprés Match skits?

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8. Does he regret those infamous remarks about Michel Platini?


9. A comprehensive look at his Millwall days and an explanation of just how bad a footballer he really was?

(Dunphy is pictured front row, second left – PA Photos/PA Archive/Press Association Images)

10. More info on those much-discussed golf trips with his fellow RTÉ pundits

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11. How much Spanish football does he REALLY watch?

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12. Whether fans’ constant criticism ever gets to him?

(INPHO/Cathal Noonan)

13. Why he made THAT McDonalds ad?

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14. Does he ever deliberately go out of his way to be controversial?

  • On Fabio Cannavaro: “If Rio Ferdinand is worth £100,000 a week, then this guy is worth £100 million.. a day”
  • On Cristiano Ronaldo: “Ronaldo is a disgrace to the game. His petulance, temperament, throwing himself on the ground. It was a disgrace to professional football. This fella Ronaldo is a cod”
  • After Stan’s sacking: “The 10 man board of the FAI, the clowns, who dreamed up this appointment and the previous one and the one before that are now going to put the names in a hat (of next potential Ireland managers)… if you want to know where the next crisis is beginning from its beginning from here, they’re going to pick people who they’ve read about in newspapers who have a reputation or eminent.”
  • On Harry Kewell: “He’s fat and a clown, Bill, a fat clown for all to see.”
  • On Steven Gerrard: “Found out. A nothing player.”

Quotes via Eamon Dunphy quotes, and

And of course, his (probably) best quote ever (see 1:43):

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15. Is he aware of the existence of THIS Soundboard?

What have we forgotten?

Additional suggestions by Steven O’Rourke, Fintan O’Toole and Niall Kelly

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