17 – In number seventeen of Hold The Back Page, Ciarán and Chris talk about Ireland versus Norway, Steven Gerrard’s injury against France, Robert Pires, Michael Jackson look-a-likes, as well as how many people had a bet on Sunderland’s 3-0 win over Chelsea. Cathal Dervan of the Sunday Star is on the line to discuss Trapattoni’s future and the state of the Irish national team, while goalkeeping blogger Aidan Elder talks about Shay Given, Joe Hart and England’s ‘keeper situation. In ‘Tip/Off’ this week, we’ve selected Fulham v Manchester City.
The lads have hauled themselves out of bed for less than ten grand to get stuck into another edition of Hold the BackPage, this week featuring Pacos De Ferreira star Padraig Amond and a fantastic competition courtesy of Paddy Power.
In episode 4 of Hold the Back Page, Ciaran is joined by Paddy Power’s Chris McWilliams, Philip Quinn of the Irish Daily Mail, Jonathan Courteney who designed the new Ireland shirt, and ITV Sport’s James Appell.
In episode three of Hold the Back Page, Ciarán and Neil talk about Martin O’ Neill and more, before being joined by Dundee United defender Sean Dillon to talk SPL, the Guardian’s David Hytner to discuss the Premier League’s big kick-off, while Richard Chambers is on the line to talk about the Italian Oriundi debate.
In a bumper issue two of Hold The Back Page, Ciarán and Neil talk transfers, A-League with podcaster Christian Layland, betting with Paddy Power’s Chris McWilliams as well as the history of Lansdowne Road and this week’s Liverpool takeover rumours with Liverpool Echo’s Neil Jones.
In another exciting move for BackPageFootball.com, we are pleased to present our new podcast, Hold The Back Page. In episode one, your host Ciarán Ó Raghallaigh and Neil Ahern talk transfers, Irish football and betting.