Knockbridge’s own Tommy Smyth has spent the last 50yrs in New York City and to mark this historic occasion, RTE’s Nationwide is featuring the life and time of Tommy on Wednesday November 6th at 7pm.
This will be of interest to people in Knockbridge, because not only is the life and times of Tommy in New York featured .
Nationwide made a trip to Knockbridge and who knows what familiar scenes will appear
The programme will be aired tomorrow at 7pm on RTE One .
Tommy Smyth joined ESPN in February 1993 as a soccer analyst for ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN International.
Since 1994 he has travelled all over the globe. As well as the championship league, he has covered the Brazilian championship, the South American championship, and has interviewed all the greats in the beautiful game.
He has even struck up a very good friendship with David Beckham.
“I was sent to Spain to interview him,” said Tommy. “I spent a day with him and then covered his arrival and training when he came to the U.S. he is a very genuine guy.”