Episode 1845: Kenny’s Fresh Start, FAI’s Old Problems, Doherty’s Spurs, Messi’s Move, The Lampard Effect, Van De Beek
Stephen Kenny will play his first game as Ireland manager this week, and he’s outlined his modest plans for Ireland – just a complete reconstruction of how the world views Irish football AND qualification for major tournaments.
Changing how world football views Ireland – Stephen Kenny's mission as managerhttps://t.co/ubQnQByM48
— Paul O'Hehir (@paulohehir) August 31, 2020
Historic day as Stephen Kenny takes his first training session with @FAIreland senior squad. James McCarthy trained and showed no ill effects from his injury. @Seani_Maguire_ comes in for @troyparrott9 @RTEsoccer @rtenews pic.twitter.com/bd1QeSnqOv
— Tony O'Donoghue (@Corktod) August 31, 2020
Richie Sadlier is with Eoin, Ken and Murph to talk about Matt Doherty’s move to Spurs, Doherty or Coleman for Ireland, Obafemi Bolt, Stephen Kenny’s ambition, and the questions the FAI need to answer.
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We also discuss the Frank Lampard effect, which is currently drawing all of Europe’s top talent to Chelsea. And while Man United bulk up their options by signing Donny Van de Beek from Ajax, there’s still no movement from Liverpool in the transfer market.
The Frank Lampard effect is even now starting to surprise journalists.
The golden touch. pic.twitter.com/ZQ5UPR32Fb
— LDN (@LDNFootbalI) August 28, 2020
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Today's book club choice, 'The Bad Guys Won' by Jeff Pearlman is about the boozin', cursin', brawlin' World Series winning Mets of 1986
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