Posts Tagged ‘rte’

War of the Words: BBC, ITV or RTE? 8

War of the Words: BBC, ITV or RTE?

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Attention always falls upon the different terrestrial channels as the World Cup rolls around the corner and how they will fight to entertain, inform and excite the coveted World Cup viewership for the month. British viewers must ponder over a choice of Gary Lineker or Adrian Chiles (succeeding Des Lynam), Alan Shearer or Andy Townsend, […]

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Airtricity League – Round 2

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With the Airtricity League entering its second round this week, Craig Gibson joins the BackPageFootball team to discuss all things League of Ireland. Setanta Cup action this weekend means last year’s top two, Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers, don’t play until Tuesday night with Bohs away to UCD and Rovers hosting neighbours St. Pat’s in a […]

Football Punditry - Irish banter beats bland British 2

Football Punditry – Irish banter beats bland British

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It was during the second half of the recent Ireland/Cyprus nightmare (yes we won but tell me you didn’t despair for 90 minutes) that I realised something. I was longing for something more than the eventual winning goal. I was braced with excitement for more than just the prospect of being one step closer to […]