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GK coach Drew Keeshan profiled in Irish magazine

16 February 12:17 pm

GK coach Drew Keeshan profiled in Irish magazine

By Mark Norris

FC Dallas goalkeeper coach Drew Keeshan is the subject of a profile in this week's The Irish World, a weekly newspaper for Irish in the United Kingdom.

Definitely read the entire article, but here are some excerpts:

“I had a good job so I took a chance coming here. The coach who came in (Schellas Hyndman) was a local college guy. I didn’t know him and he didn’t know me so he sat me down and said: ‘You’ve got five months to show me what you’ve got’. He gave me the opportunity which I was grateful for. The first two years were tough, we didn’t make the play- offs but we found the formula and we have had two good years now.”

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Drew was delighted to see Republic of Ireland’s recent achievements in qualifying for Euro 2012: “It’s great for Ireland. I’ll tell you a funny story: We were playing New York in the play- offs and I’m walking in at half time, when I get a tap on the shoulder and there’s Thierry Henry asking me how Ireland are going to get on in their qualifier. I thought that was ironic.”