Hold the Back Page – Adebayor fires Spurs out of the Europa League

by Back Page Football

HTBPcoverNeil Sherwin, Ger McCarthy and Willie Gannon sift through all the latest action in the Premier, Champions and Europa leagues as well as Ireland’s summer trip to America to take on Spain.

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This week’s podcast kicks off with the Europa League with recording having taken place in the immediate aftermath of Spurs’ penalty shootout exit at the hands of Basel. Both Ger and Willie discuss the loss as well as the club’s hopes of claiming a Champions League spot for next season.

Manchester City came out on top in the latest derby against United but the general consensus is that theironly chance of silverware this season is in the FA Cup ahead of their semi final with Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday.

Ger’s is understandably delighted with Dortmund’s run to the Champions League semi finals, while Willie believes that the competition now has the best four sides in Europe remaining.

To round off there’s some discussion around the merits of Ireland’s fixtures over the summer months with a game against Spain in New York announced for June.

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