Jim McGuinness: Lack of clarity keeps Stephen Cluxton in opposition heads

Pioneer goalkeeper has been a huge part of Dublin’s ‘invincible’ tag

My sense is that Stephen Cluxton won’t be back so why then the ambiguity? Is there more to this saga than meets the eye? File photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

My sense is that Stephen Cluxton won’t be back so why then the ambiguity? Is there more to this saga than meets the eye? File photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Like everyone else I watched Dessie Farrell last Sunday looking uncomfortable answering awkward questions on the television in relation to Stephen Cluxton’s position.

Is he gone? My sense is that he won’t be back so why then the ambiguity? Is there more to this saga than meets the eye? Is part of the strategy to deny oxygen to rival teams because the psychological effect of his absence will be huge for the 2021 championship?

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