Richie Sadlier Perfectly Explains The Stupidity Of Brian Kerr Not Being Involved With IrelandLeicester City have squeezed into the fifth round of the FA Cup. They've earned a trip to Millwall by virtue of their 3-1 replay victory after extra time over Derby County this evening.
The game wasn't exactly a classic. It finished 1-1 at full-time, with both goals coming in the second-half.
The opening goal came from Andy King, and mercifully, arrived in the first minute of the second-half, as a kind of cosmic gift having endured an utterly turgid first-half. Between them, both teams summoned up a grand total of one shot on target across the first forty-five minutes.
Almost all viewers united in dismay at such soporific fare, with one notable exception. Graeme Le Saux was on co-commentary duty for the BBC, and, to his eternal credit, he managed to derive some pleasure from forty-five minutes which could sell themselves as a collective cure for insomnia.
Le Saux told viewers that he appreciated the "good tempo" of the game, adding that he was "impressed" by the entire undertaking.
Alongside Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer, and a newly-coiffed Robbie Savage in the BBC studio sat Irish manager Martin O'Neill, who rubbished the idea that Le Saux could have enjoyed such a god-awful first half, delivered in O'Neill's characteristic style:
It seems as though Graeme Le Saux is enjoying it. I suggest he gets out more.
Later on at that half-time break while discussing the fact that cameras were allowed in the dressing rooms, the newly-coiffed Robbie Savage decided to send some b****r O'Neill's way, with the ex-Leicester boss batting it back immediately.
Watch - Martin O'Neill putting Robbie Savage in his place with a perfectly delivered verbal slap...nice work! pic.twitter.com/R8EhrfvNKj
— Kevin Palmer (@RealKevinPalmer) February 8, 2017