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.
In episode five of Back Page Football, Ciarán is joined as usual by Neil Ahern for some informed chit-chat on the Premier League and La Liga, betting tipster Chris McWilliams is in the studio to talk about all the big leagues while Bohemians captain Owen Heary is on the line to talk domestic soccer in Ireland.
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.