Tim Howard credited his penalty save last weekend against Aston Villa to his new beard.
Unfortunately due to residency disputes the flocculent sensation does not qualify for our recent feature on the greatest beard in Irish sport, however he has received a great deal of media attention in recent weeks and had the following to say about his performance in the Everton jersey last Saturday
"I think I’ve gained most of my strength from the beard.
Benteke is a strong boy and very powerful so I thought he might go to the right. For a right-footer, that’s his power side."
hat tip: mirror