Number 11 has landed, and in this week’s HTBP podcast we’re joined as ever by Ciaran O’ Raghallaigh and Neil Ahern who speak with James Appell about Ireland’s next opponents Russia, we have an exclusive interview with Ireland and Portsmouth midfielder Liam Lawrence, as well as having a few words with former Irish striker Don Givens, while James Baxter is on to talk Slovakia.
Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni urged his team to learn from their painful lesson after Italy snatched World Cup victory from their grasp. Sean St Ledger’s 87th-minute header looked to have handed Trapattoni’s men a famous victory over the world champions which would have blown the race for the top spot in Group Eight […]
A stunning Liam Lawrence free kick was enough to give the Republic of Ireland a 1-0 victory over South Africa in a friendly at Limerick’s Thomond Park last night. Stoke City midfielder Lawrence struck his first international goal in the 35th minute to complete a good week for Giovanni Trapattoni’s side following Saturday’s 2-1 win […]