Ollie Irish

7th, August 2006

We all know that the greatest character in British football today is Ian ‘Ollie’ Holloway. He also happens to be manager of my beloved Plymouth Argyle, which means he’ll be appearing in Who Ate All the Pies with alarming regularity.

I’d rather listen to a 90-minute post-match press conference involving Holloway than watch Chelsea play, that’s for sure. Hollers has a way with words that cracks me up. After Argyle’s opening-day 1-1 draw against Wolves – who, according to Ollie, can be a bit ‘fancy Dan at times’ – he said: ‘I think we need a big header of the ball, because it was like The Land of the Giants out there. I’m only a little bloke and I’d have needed a step-ladder to win some of those balls…’

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