Episode 1565: Guardian Angels Georgia, Mick Shuffles Pack, English Stock Rises, West Beats East
If Ireland are Homer Simpson, then Georgia are Homer’s assistant and guardian angel Karl, who helps him get promoted to executive in the Dimoxinil episode.
Once again they have sabotaged Ireland’s opponents and simplified the task of Euro qualification. Tomorrow Ireland play Bulgaria in a friendly that allows Mick McCarthy to look at some of his bench options.
Mick McCarthy will be pleased with this result. https://t.co/sd7NUDbudL
— The42.ie (@The42_ie) September 8, 2019
We talk about this morning’s press conference, and catch up on what else was happening around Europe on international week.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) September 9, 2019
Miguel Delaney joins us to talk about whether England are likely 2020 Euro champs, to give his scouting report on Ireland’s next opponents Bulgaria, and to share his theory on why the international game in Europe has started to mirror some of the inequalities of the club game.
Southgate basically said yest that England need tight training sessions because games have been… such high wins. It is going to lead to a lopsided Euros, but that could be temporary necessary to redress a huge imbalancehttps://t.co/7XwGiZW0CK
— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) September 8, 2019
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Ireland find joy, but can we achieve true happiness while playing this way?
McGold-rush is Ken's new fave but he finds time to continue the campaign for Troy Parrott
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Paul O’Connell discusses his mid career sports psychology discovery, the Warren Gatland 2009 Lions approach (????????????) compared to the Eddie O’Sullivan 2007 RWC approach (?????????????????????????????????) and why Joe Schmidt is one of the best sports psychologist he’s ever hadhttps://t.co/NK0cGk18DH pic.twitter.com/rkzwsZIaqL
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Ken speaks to writer and activist @leninology about his new book, The Twittering Machine
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