As we highlighted earlier Stephen Hunt has caused quite a bit of stir with his column in this week's Sunday Independent, where he says
To be fair to Hunt – and perhaps I'm missing something – I think he was trying to point out that professional footballers also sacrifice their every day life in order to excel but many took it up as a criticism of GAA players. Either way he certainly got a big reaction.
Stephen Hunt is some clown! Wonder if he'd know anything about commitment when he was working 9-5 or more & trying to fit in training! #ham
— Alan Nestor (@nesspuss) November 30, 2014
— Philip Jordan (@PhilipJordan7) November 30, 2014
So Stephen hunt reckons gaa players wouldn't have the mental strenght for soccer because its all about training and resting #whataclown
— Colm Boyle (@colmboyle) November 30, 2014