Mick McCarthy has revealed that the pampered nature of modern footballer rears its head in the form of tantrums over energy drinks.
The former Wolves, Sunderland and Republic of Ireland manager told the story as an example of how prima dona Premier League stars get unsettled by the smallest things.
He told Radio Five presenter Danny Baker: “It’s all changed. Everything is provided. What I always laugh about, is it doesn’t matter what you have, how much you have. I always make the comment about the energy drinks you have before games.
“There can be 20 flavours of energy drinks and I guarantee you one wants pear and grapefruit or something and we haven’t got one. ‘It’s a shambles! We haven’t got pear and grapefruit!’ I mean we’ve got 20 other flavours but…”
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