Episode 1232: Monaghan Make Semis, Fitzmaurice’s Fan Fracture, Bernard Brogan Back, Alisson’s Aviva Cheers, Bielsa’s Life Lessons
The hardest working man in showbiz, Ken Early, has been working right through the Bank Holiday weekend. He soaked up the goodwill towards Alisson Becker in the Aviva stadium, pored over the latest transfer news, and admires Steven Gerrard’s Rangers mindset.
Ken Early: Chelsea’s future hasn’t looked so uncertain in 15 years https://t.co/EkGCGFCuFN
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Monaghan mastermind Malachy O’Rourke has guided the county to their first senior All Ireland football semi final in 30 years, and the locals are starting to believe.
Meanwhile things have gone sour very quickly in Kerry, culminating in the resignation of Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice.
24 hours on, some thoughts on the resignation of Eamonn Fitzmaurice as ?@Kerry_Official? football manager. There’s plenty of annoyance and frustration to go around. (Plus a dark horse in the succession stakes) https://t.co/EON941ktlJ
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We talk to Oisin McConville and Mike Quirke about Kerry’s fan fracture, measured Monaghan, phase 1 of Galway’s All Ireland masterplan and the amazing return of Bernard Brogan from ACL surgery.
Plus there’s Courtois to Madrid, Bielsa’s life lessons, and Eoin’s cocktail class.
Reporter asks question in English, question translated into Spanish, Bielsa gives answer in Spanish, translated into English, Bielsa gives answer in English. ????
If only all manager interviews were like this ???????? pic.twitter.com/UnNDND2h4z
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Lampard has been throwing subtle shade on those who are content to live life in the slow lane of TV punditry, while Steve G has been experimenting with new forms of praise for his young players at Rangers
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