Episode 1291: Good Ship Ireland Sets Course For Mediocrity, Mick McCarthy Charm Offensive, Natural Goalscorer Worship And Babysitter Wingbacks
Ireland have steadied the ship with an ultradefensive performance against Denmark and the team now looks fair set to sail on to the calmer waters of Nations League Level C.
pining for a “natural scorer” is stone age fatalism https://t.co/NzY6ek65jG
— Ken Early (@kenearlys) October 15, 2018
Was this a good result in the context of recent hammerings or was it a self-defeating exercise in excessive caution?
‘It could have been worse’. Piece from the Aviva on a new rallying cry for Ireland – https://t.co/dGj6rQN284
— Dion Fanning (@dionfanning) October 13, 2018
Richie joins us in studio to talk through the game. What was the logic of Christie in midfield? Has the Harry Arter situation been worked out to everyone’s satisfaction? And is it time we stopped bemoaning the fact we don’t have a “natural scorer” and got on with the job of finding a route to goal?
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