Yeah, do one. Sling yer 'ook, you're 'avin a giraffe, 'int ya?
Originally Posted by Roverstillidie
I don't really see what the fuss is about myself - nicknames are for lazy headline writers. It's simple if everyone sticks to the proper first names of each club (until we get back to a situation where a city/town outside Dublin has two league teams):
With the option to shorten the name where appropriate ("Pats"; "Bohs"; "Drogs").
Then you don't need to get into any silly arguments over which one is the REAL "City" or "Rovers" or "Wanderers" or whatever. I can't see how anyone would object to that unless they were somehow ashamed of their club's name.