Sunday May 31, 2020

Against the odds in life and sport

The mercurial Jim McGuinness squares up to the unstoppable' Dubs today, his people united behind him, writes Ger Gilroy.

31st August, 2014
Ger Gilroy of Newstalk.

If Donegal lose today, the chances are it’ll spell the end, for now, of one of the most compelling managerial careers in Irish sport. There’s a case to be made that he’s in the top five GAA managers ever, let alone football. In Jim McGuinness, Donegal have found their perfect avatar, a man whose wild and feckless youth found meaning and maturity in leadership. He is everything the GAA and Donegal needs, but they may...

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