BE PART OF THE TEAM

Access exclusive podcasts, interviews and analysis with a monthly or annual membership

Become A Member
Dublin: 15°C Tuesday 22 September 2020
Advertisement

9 ways to live your life just like the RTÉ football panel

Our four favourite life coaches: Dunphy, Giles, Chippy and Bill.

9. Do. Not. Respect. Stationery.

8. Don’t take yourself too seriously

As Eamon Dunphy said recently — ‘It’s only TV, Darragh!’

7. Don’t listen to Hector

INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Chippy’s a Lyric FM man in the morning.

6. Honesty of effort, Bill.

5. Like Bill, don’t commit yourself to an opinion.

Just ask, ‘would it be fair to say’ before saying something remotely controversial.

4. Sing!

Even if… eh… you’re more Ashley Cole than Nat King Cole. It doesn’t really matter does it?

YouTube: PeteTop Carton

3. Never be afraid to change your opinion on a player but not admit you once called him a fraud

The Fianna Fáil of soccer punditry at times. See: Ronaldo.

2. Surround yourself with young, bright people

Pic: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

1. Be honest with your friends

What have we forgotten?

‘Sympathy For The Kev’ Picture of the Day

‘Keane is a great player’ — respect from Ibra for Robbie ahead of Stockholm showdown


About the author:

Read next:

COMMENTS (23)