Kevin Cassidy

Paddy Bradley: Most Derry fans are begrudgers

SAD END...Paddy Bradley was annoyed about how his inter-county career finished

SAD END…Paddy Bradley was annoyed about how his inter-county career finished

PADDY Bradley has spoken candidly to Kevin Cassidy about his time playing for the county, and the abuse that came along with it.

In the latest edition of the Barroom tapes, Bradley, along with younger brother Eoin, opens up on how he felt when criticism arrived.

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“Damian Cassidy, whom I had my differences with, once said to me that Derry supporters can be the biggest begrudgers of any. He was right,” said the Glenullin man.

“That said, there are a core of very loyal Derry fans who followed us everywhere and I loved representing.”

Eoin, meanwhile, said that the decision of Brian McIver not to bring Paddy back into the squad cut him deeply.

“When you see some of the players getting the recognition they are getting at the minute yet he didn’t get any sort of send off. It’s disgraceful.”

The full in-depth interview is in today’s edition, available in shops or online here.

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