Episode 1621: Raheem Sterling Dropped From England Team For Gomez Bust-Up; Another Winter, Another County Board In Trouble – This Time It’s Mayo’s Turn
The news broke late on Monday night – Raheem Sterling had been dropped for England’s game against Montenegro this week after a bust-up with Liverpool player Joe Gomez. Eoin reckons this is what happens when you attach a halo around the collective head of England’s young squad, Jack Pitt-Brooke of the Athletic tells us why Gareth Southgate might have felt he had no other option (11.20mins).
Our piece on the Raheem Sterling / Joe Gomez incident and the fallout:https://t.co/HLvBLqS3BV
— Jack Pitt-Brooke (@JackPittBrooke) November 12, 2019
Every autumn, we get the same story of a county board overwhelmed by in-fighting, incompetence or financial meltdown. In 2019 it’s been Mayo, Galway and Clare, but why does this keep happening?
Mike Finnerty of the Mayo News, and former Donegal footballer Eamon McGee join us to discuss alternative business models that take all of this responsibility out of the hands of over-matched volunteers (27.30).
Lots of counties should be summoned by headquarters. For everyone to get their house in order and try to level the field what’s going to eventually happen is each county board will get a fully paid position for treasurer/fundraising. Another fully paid employee for county boards pic.twitter.com/LWDZO78c0G
— Eamon Mc Gee (@EamonMcGee) November 10, 2019
Plus there’s Tepid Takes, ATMs for county teams, and major “I’ll Tell You Who Wrote It” Book Club news!!
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