Episode 811: Roy Gushes About Bale, Socrates Sunshine And Freedom, Martin McGuinness Obituaries
Roy Keane says he’s going for the win against Wales, but at the same time is gushing like he’s never gushed before, about Gareth Bale. Will the Welsh galactico get to do as he pleases in Dublin?
James McClean will wear the number 5 jersey in memory of Ryan McBride, after a week in which his home city of Derry lost two of its heroes. We discuss McClean’s depth and the black and white nature of Martin McGuinness obituaries.
Fascinating to compare UK and Irish editions on Martin McGuinness. A realtime casestudy in different histories. Via @tomppard @arutherfordNI pic.twitter.com/J2262FOUW5
— Naomi O’Leary (@NaomiOhReally) March 22, 2017
We speak to Andrew Downie, author of a new biography of Sócrates, about the charismatic captain of Brazil’s brilliant failures of 1982. What does the story of this gifted and contrary individualist tell us about what it means to be free.
Plus there’s McDevitt the mythbuster, Chris Coleman’s pint of plain, and Murph’s 1982 World Cup commentary:
We have loads more great shows coming up this week including a preview of the Wales game with Richie Sadlier and post match analysis of how we put Bale’s boys to the sword. Sign up now for full access to our World Service!
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World Service listeners! Get ready for our live show from London & tomo’s brilliant return of The Player’s Chair ???https://t.co/jJSHBSj46U pic.twitter.com/GaVyUpbdhJ
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) March 14, 2017