Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has a go at being a football pundit.

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern made a special television appearance to answer questions not on politics or the economy but on a topic just as close to his heart Manchester United.

The Taoiseach joined the Premieriship's regular experts in a detailed analysis of today's Man United win over Everton.

Bertie Ahern joined regular commentators Eamon Dunphy and John Giles as a guest commentator on RTÉ's soccer show 'The Premiership'. The Taoiseach revealed details of his own youthful soccer career.

Speaking about his stint as a sports pundit, the Taoiseach said he will not be giving up his day job just yet.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 8 September 2001. The reporter is Bethan Kilfoil.