Brendan Rodgers, Celtic Boss has made it known that he would be at the Northern Ireland Hospice on Christmas Day, where he would spend time with terminally-ill children and adults.
This month, Celtic face a grueling schedule of games, which will see them go into no less than three matches before going into a break for the Christmas period.
The period will see both management and players of Celtic go on to take a well-deserved rest. However, the same is not to be said of Hoops Manager, Rodgers as he is preparing to spend Christmas Day at the Northern Ireland Hospice, with the children and adults.
Rodgers recently sold his late parent’s house and went on to donate the proceeds from the sale, to the Hospice where he is an ambassador.
His intention in making the donation, was to honour the charity works of his late mother while she was alive, and as a way of saying thank you to the Hospice for their support towards his late father who had died of throat cancer in 2011. Continue reading I’D SPEND CHRISTMAS DAY AT NORTHERN IRELAND HOSPICE – CELTIC BOSS
Republic of Ireland ensured their spot for the 2016 Euro’s after having secured triumphs over: Georgia, Gibraltar, Germany and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The team of Martin O’Neill collected 5 wins and 3 draws in the qualification phases and it was enough for Republic of Ireland to book their place in the next rounds of the European competition.
The current contract of Martin O’Neill as the head coach of Republic of Ireland runs through the 2016 Euro’s but and the Irish manager has voiced his desire to continue being in charge of the national side beyond what his contract has written.
He said: “Absolutely, I am open to it. We had a conversation after Scotland and John was very supportive, felt as if this is the way we want to go forward and that was very pleasing to hear. “I saw John Delaney on Friday and he said that we would sit down over the next couple of weeks which we intend to do.”
John Delaney is the Chief Executive of the Football Association of Ireland and Martin O’Neill stated that he has already held discussions with him regarding the possibility of having his own contract with the national team and considering how well things have been going for Ireland, there is a realistic possibility of Martin O’Neill staying in charge of Republic of Ireland beyond the 2016 Euro’s.
Republic of Ireland was pitted in group E along with Belgium, Sweden and Italy. The Italian outfit are the favorites on finishing at the top spot but the 2nd spot is expected to be tightly contested between the remaining teams. Continue reading Martin O’Neill wants to have his contract with Ireland extended