Sir, – Mary Hannigan is spot-on when she writes that Eamon Dunphy was “one of a kind” (“Eamon Dunphy was showbiz, baby, and now we could die of boredom”, Sport, July 25th).
His analysis of football was often colourful and unexpected. My wife and I still laugh at the memory of him insisting that Liverpool had beaten Marseille 4-0 away in a 2007 Champions League game because they were “more virile” than the French team.
Good luck, Eamo, but not farewell. I’ll certainly be tuning into the podcast from time to time. – Yours, etc,
Sir, – There’s only one obvious sub for Eamon Dunphy – the one and only Keano, baby! – Yours, etc,
Sir, – Good luck to him. Not great luck. Good luck. – Yours, etc,
ULTAN Ó BROIN,
Sir, – Eamon Dunphy would make a great president of Ireland, baby. There is an open goal waiting for him . – Yours, etc,
Dublin 4 .
Sir, – Retired and emotional. – Yours, etc,