Episode 1309: Poppys and Papists
As the Centenary edition of Poppy Mania hits full throttle, James McClean and Neil Lennon have both complained that they have become the victims of anti-Irish racism in the UK. Meanwhile Nemanja Matic has unexpectedly entered the drama as a striking new character who could have a big future.
David Sneyd joins us in studio to talk about the FAI Cup Final, the difference between happiness and joy, and whether the future of Irish football is Irish-based.
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And we speak to Rory Smith about the latest Football Leaks reports from Der Spiegel and its associated publications.
The end of football if that has not happened already. The rich get richer and the fans are forgotten about as there are always new fans that will support the clubs https://t.co/o8hWQIQ4jt
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And we talk about the enduring legacy of childhood heroes with @knbrmurph as we remember Willie McCovey, the Giants’ first and most-beloved baseball superstar on the West Coast, who died earlier this week https://t.co/NaebSPUDi2 pic.twitter.com/mSAeUYyukA
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