Episode 1524: FAI Under Pressure, City Displease China, Bale Bargaining
It’s been another turbulent weekend for the FAI – but on the field maybe there are some signs that Irish football’s fortunes are looking up.
Republic of Ireland 2-1 Czech Republic Barry Coffey puts Ireland back in front! https://t.co/G9OtcGyz62 pic.twitter.com/gGNMz7WW5w
— RTÉ Soccer (@RTEsoccer) July 21, 2019
Meanwhile Premier League clubs have been touring some humid and not-so-humid locations, aiming to boost fitness levels and bank balances, with varying degrees of success.
EXCLUSIVE: Man City slammed as “disrespectful” and “arrogant” for attitude on pre-season China tour | @MullockSMirrorhttps://t.co/6898hGzeNe pic.twitter.com/Up5a0SPLY3
— Mirror Football (@MirrorFootball) July 22, 2019
Sid Lowe joins us to talk about the increasingly hostile stand-off between Real Madrid and Gareth Bale.
Gareth Bale could be on his way to China as Real Madrid career nears end @sidlowe https://t.co/tpnXRZka6c
— Guardian sport (@guardian_sport) July 21, 2019
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Conor O’Shea has had a crash course in Italian life: how they approach sport, the labyrinthine cultural differences, the food, football as religion, and the appreciation of power
So he was the perfect man to review the Miracle of Castel di Sangro
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The FAI have again come under fire from Shane Ross and John Treacy after revealing that President Donal Conway would stand unopposed for re-election@DavidSneyd Sneyd joins us to discuss what the FAI thought they were doinghttps://t.co/Qu9jCOaVQo pic.twitter.com/cQfrB37ffX
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