The Amazing Technicolour Cult Of The Irish Training Piggy Back

Ploughing through the goldmine that is the Sportsfile archives can be a tiresome task, you go searching for a simple photo of Roy Keane smiling(of which there are surprisingly many) and you come away with a much deeper understanding of Irish training down the years. One such takeaway is the cult of the piggy back, and how it has swept through the ranks of Irish football.
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It appears to have started in 1996 with Alan McLoughlin giving Happy Roy Keane a rest in training.

 

McLoughlin Keane 96

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