With the European Championships just around the corner, Neil Sherwin, Ger McCarthy and Willie Gannon preview each of the groups as well as the Republic of Ireland’s chances, and offer thoughts on who will go all the way.
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In the first of BackPageFootball.com’s Euro 2012 podcasts, the lads look ahead with great excitement to the first major tournament involving Ireland since the World Cup in 2002.
There’s opinion and thoughts on each of the four groups, with predictions on who will qualify from each.
The chances of the Irish squad are of course a hot topic, and there’s plenty of discussion on Giovanni Trapattoni’s squad who face three difficult games against Croatia, Spain and Italy.
To round things off, the trio offer predictions for some of the tournament’s accolades including the outright winner and the top goalscorer.