Episode 2057: Rice and Grealish: Our Elgin Marbles, US Murph, The Andorra Mission
We’re all aboard the Bossman Bus ahead of Ireland’s match against Andorra tonight. Following Jack Grealish’s performance for England against Austria and Declan Rice’s Young Player of the Year nomination, Ken looks into his crystal ball to imagine a life and a team if it included our footballing Elgin Marbles.
The Golden State Warriors may have failed to make the grade, but US Murph is still all over the NBA postseason, and we check in today to see how things stand in a Steph Curry-less playoff landscape. Why has a lot of the spotlight fallen on the Boston Celtics in the last week, despite the fact their season has just been ended by the Brooklyn Nets in the first round? We chat to Brian about former Celtic and current Nets star Kyrie Irving, allegations of racism and Boston’s historic reputation as a city that can be hostile towards black athletes.
Plus there’s Louth people attacking referees, the Irish people being the nerds in Mean Girls and we ask; will it really shake us up if we lose tonight?
Ireland will beat Andorra . . . won’t they? Today’s column. https://t.co/ofxactFgAX
— Malachy Clerkin (@MalachyClerkin) May 31, 2021
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As always, I loved being on in Irish and I'll add that this is the first conversation I've participated in with a psychologist focused on supporting athlete mental health. I asked a few questions of my own and came away with some great insights into how we do better. https://t.co/YPItZTAgkn
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Jack McCaffrey, in keeping with Fever Pitch's theme of suffering, started following Arsenal around 2008
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