From the elation of scoring an injury-time equalizer for your country against the World Champions and signing a two-year contract extension with your club to experiencing emptiness of leaking eight goals in eighty minutes, it is fair to say John O’Shea has lived through four unforgettable days. 567 more words
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Sunderland manager Gus Poyet praised his side’s captain John O’Shea ahead of Saturday’s English Premier League trip to in-form Southampton, and was full of glowing words for the Republic of Ireland hero in midweek, as he scored an injury-time equaliser to earn 1-1 UEFA Euro 2016 Group D Qualifier draw with Germany, and Poyet is pleased with the example set by the 33-year-old who signed a new two-year contract extension on Thursday. 205 more words
Sunderland skipper John O’Shea has signed a new two-year contract extension at the Stadium of Light.
The 33-year-old has made more than 100 appearances for the Black Cats since arriving at the club in 2011 and the new deal caps an excellent week for the defender, in where he won his 100th international cap for the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday against Germany in a EURO 2016 qualifier, and scored an injury-time equaliser for his national side in that match as well. 50 more words
Having finally notched their long-awaited first win of the season last time out, Gus Poyet’s charges now face a tricky test of their resolve in the shape of Southampton, who have proved the doubters wrong so far this term and currently sit pretty in third place. 485 more words
There’s a section in Roy Keane’s new autobiography where he gives his thoughts on facing Millwall in the 2004 FA Cup final. He explains how for the first time in a cup he felt as though they knew they were going to win; it was a case of when rather than if. 1,039 more words
On his 100th appearance for Ireland, John O’Shea last night scored a dramatic last gasp equalizer against Germany in Gelsenkirchen. The Irish side have made an impressive start to their Euro 2016 qualification campaign but the less said about the German start the better. 24 more words