Episode 1812: Come On Clive, Rugby We Have A Problem, Man City Against The World, Full Of Protein
It’s a roller coaster of a show today as Richard Keys gives Clive Tyldesley some perspective on life, Man City take on the world and rugby gets some bad news from the money men.
"It is a disgraceful decision"
Jose Mourinho responds to the Manchester City v UEFA decision
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) July 14, 2020
ITV have replaced me as their main football commentator… pic.twitter.com/S8UOjvwEck
— Clive Tyldesley (@CliveTyldesley) July 14, 2020
We got a great reaction to our Jack tribute show yesterday. A lot of people got emotional, as did we, but the show also gave rise to a plethora of emails and tweets on what Jack was referring to when he said “it’s full of pruuuuhteenn”.
I often think the cultural-generational divide in Ireland is between those who remember life before World Cup 90’, and those who don’t.
— Aidan Regan (@Aidan_Regan) July 14, 2020
Earlier this week, the IRFU and the Irish players finally came to an agreement over wage cuts: Irish players earning more than €25,000 euros per year agreed to a 10% salary reduction for the second half of 2020 as well as a further 10% deferral of their wages until 2021 due to the economic impact of coronavirus.
A piece on the IRFU/RPI agreement and why the players standing their ground bodes well for the relationship in the long term https://t.co/WQdnuuqGLP
— Rúaidhrí O'Connor (@RuaidhriOC) July 15, 2020
But the longer term impact of Covid-19 on a sport that relies heavily on ticket sales and income made from the international game is going to be huge. Throw in the news today that CVC have halved their offer to the 6 Nations and its all looking a bit bleak. Shane Horgan joins us today.
— Irish Times Sport (@IrishTimesSport) July 15, 2020
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This appears to have made a lot of you cry today but you still seem to love it. It's Jack in his own words accompanied by the beautiful music of the late Conor Walsh and edited by @Younghorgan????https://t.co/2poxEk2t0z
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