Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Irish celebrate France woes
June 20th, 2010 1:15AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  world cup

MOST COMMENTED

[OFF THE POST] Commentators on Ireland's national TV broadcaster RTE wore sombreros while covering the France-Mexico game. Electronics chain Currys will offer a discount on TVs when France is knocked out of the World Cup. Pizza Hut in Ireland offering free pizzas every time a French opponent scores. And the Irish, still smarting from being eliminated from World Cup qualifying on a French goal set up by a handball, are celebrating France's World Cup struggles, which included a 2-0 loss to Mexico on Thursday.

"We had our sombreros out last night," out-of-work Dublin construction worker Paddy McCafferty told Reuters. "On Tuesday we'll be blowing our vuvuzelas in support of the South Africans."

Currys catch phrase is: "When the French lose, the Irish win." Pizza Hut's slogan is, "Pizzas 1, France 0," as unsportsmanlike.



0 comments
  1. Rafael Garay
    commented on: June 20, 2010 at 11:24 a.m.
    Where else in the world under any country's sporting events/leagues are you going to find a rivalry as this feisty as this one, kudos to the Irish, am sure they'd have played better, harder and more inspiring football than the french....

  1. Jiminez Hernandes
    commented on: June 23, 2010 at 8:07 a.m.
    I m so glad France is out, first of all they didn't deserve to be there because they cheated vs Ireland, second, they are the most "professional cy-babies" in occer. Who in he world do they really think they are? Hell, if it would have been up to me I would have uspended them immediately after the Anelka mess. He is another washed out cry-baby.


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Soccer America Power Rankings    
[MLS: Week 32] A classic encounter left the LA Galaxy, No. 1 in the Soccer America ...
Guardiola is happy to be back in Rome    
[UCL: Three Games to Watch] Two matches involving former champions, plus Pep Guardiola's return to Roma ...
Klingenberg golazo highlights another easy U.S. win    
[CONCACAF WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP] The USA cruised into the semifinals of the Concacaf Women's Championship with its ...
Concacaf Women's Championship Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Saturday] Trinidad & Tobago beat Guatemala, 2-1, on late goals by Kennya Cordner of the ...
Agudelo trial at Wolves ends    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Juan Agudelo's search for a club continues as English League Championship club Wolves passed ...
MLS clubs in position to outdo Mexican rivals    
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] The group stage of the Concacaf Champions League concludes with Week 6 with ...
What They're Saying: India Premier League    
"Heaven has gained a defensive midfielder; apart from the hard tackles and the breaking up of ...
Bielsa sits on cup of coffee    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Not everything is going right for Marseille's coach Marcelo Bielsa, whose ...
U.S. under-14 girls national team roster    
[CARSON CAMP] Head coach April Kater has called up 35 players (with one more to be ...
What They Saying: Emilie Jacquot    
"It is unanimously positive. The FIFA scandal had an excellent impact on our brand awareness." -- ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives