Arsenal legend: “I don’t know what Eric Dier brings to Spurs’ midfield”

first_img 2 The 24-year-old captained England for the third time in a 1-0 friendly victory over Switzerland last week, having previously worn the armband against Belgium at the World Cup.However, Parlour believes he is not good enough for the Three Lions or for the current Spurs team and has a better future as a centre-back than in midfield.Dier came under fire from his own fans – and talkSPORT’s Adrian Durham – on Saturday after his mistake led to Liverpool’s first goal in Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Tottenham at Wembley.Speaking about his performance on Monday’s Sports Breakfast, talkSPORT host Alan Brazil said: “I’m beginning to doubt if he’s a top, top class player.“Is he overrated?”And Arsenal legend Parlour replied: “I certainly think he’s a better centre-half. Eric Dier in action in Spurs’ defeat to Liverpool Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has questioned the ability and quality of Tottenham’s Eric Dier, telling talkSPORT: “I don’t know what he brings as a midfielder”. 2 “I know he’s playing in central midfield and he’s done well there – probably the best game I’ve seen him play was at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea and he was excellent, he was everywhere.“But I just don’t think he does it on a regular basis.“I don’t know what he really brings to the midfield, if I’m being honest.“And I know he has been England captain in a few games, but I don’t think he’s England quality at the moment.” 🗣️ Brazil: ‘I’m beginning to doubt if he’s top, top class.’🗣️ Parlour: ‘I don’t know what he brings to the midfield.’Al & Ray say Eric Dier’s performance against Liverpool has increased their doubts about the #THFC & England midfielder.Do you think Dier is overrated? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/0saGyW4uVn— The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast (@SportsBreakfast) September 17, 2018last_img read more

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CAPTAIN MY CAPTAIN – THE PICTURE THAT SEALS THE 20 YEAR SEARCH TO RECLAIM SAM

first_imgThe picture may look simply like two young boys posing happily for a picture with Donegal’s legendary All-Ireland captain Anthony Molloy.But on closer inspection it tells the story of two generations of GAA player – both in search of Sam Maguire.That’s because the little boy with the cheeky smile on the left is a certain Michael Murphy. Now just four days from leading his team into only their second ever All-Ireland final, the young Glenswilly lad looks no more than eight years old.And yet locals in The Glen say the young boy with the stocky shoulders was already eating, drinking and sleeping football.Molloy, McHugh, Boyle, Gavigan, Walsh, Reid and the likes were already his heroes.In his 23 years he has dreamt of one day lifting the GAA’s most famous piece of silverware high above his head. And now this Sunday he has the opportunity to emulate those names already etched in the history books.All of Donegal awaits……. CAPTAIN MY CAPTAIN – THE PICTURE THAT SEALS THE 20 YEAR SEARCH TO RECLAIM SAM was last modified: September 19th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ALL-IRELAND FINALAnthony MollowCroke ParkdonegalMichael Murphylast_img read more

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