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ARMAGH boss Kieran McGeeney has hit out at ex-footballers for "belittling" the current game and told them they weren't as good as they think they were.

'Geezer' (right) was responding to criticism of the defensive tactics now adopted by most intercounty teams.

"It's a h i li t th phenomenon in gaelic games at the minute where everyone is trying to belittle our games - and unfortunately it's our own that's doing most of the belittling.

"Maybe they should just watch TV sometime and see some of their own games they played in and that might remind them that things have moved on since.

"If l k b k t f "If you look back at some of these games, they were scoring 1-9 or 1-8 or even less and this is without what they call 'blanket defences', so you just wonder."

McGeeney has led Armagh to promotion from Division Three in his first season in charge and they take on Fermanagh in tonight's League final in Croke Park.

"My feeling is that any time you get the chance to walk up the steps in Croke Park, you take it," he said.

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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Apr 25, 2015
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