Damien Duff is backing a YBIG supporters’ group football tournament this summer and the former Irish wing-wizard may even be lacing up his boots. You can join him by entering a team.
More big games for Irish players in England after Stephen Quinn and David Meyler booked a place in the FA Cup final. On the YBIG Football Show this week, Dave O’Grady also spoke to former Ireland international Brian Carey, who’s currently the youth team coach at Blackburn Rovers and Wexford Youths supremo Mick Wallace T.D.
The first YBIG Football Show of 2014 with host Dave O’Grady looks ahead as Martin O’Neill gets set to name his squad for the Serbia friendly next month. There’s also analysis of Wes Hoolahan’s woes at Norwich, talk of Andy Reid, and a preview of the Euro 2016 draw.
The O’Neill-Keane dream team era is off to a positive start as we open a new chapter in the Irish football story. Coaching, grassroots, promotion and domestic soccer are all in the pot on the YBIG Football Show this week.
It’s Bad Cop and Bad Bad Cop for Ireland! The FAI have made their boldest move yet in appointing the double act of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane.
There was so much to talk about on this week’s YBIG Football Show hosted by Dave O’Grady
The diesel has run out on Trapattoni’s World Cup train. The Italian has parted company with the Irish football team and a new dawn approaches. Also, Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has teamed up with gay rights charity Stonewall to tackle homophobia in the modern game.
As the qualifying campaign enters the final straight, Giovanni Trapattoni, despite all the criticism sent his way, has brought Ireland to within touching distance of the playoffs. Host of the YBIG Football Show Dave O’Grady previews the Swedish clash.
Andy Keogh has taken to Twitter to vent his disappointment having been left out of the Ireland squad. Andy Reid is back in business for Forest, while James McCarthy’s transfer looks imminent. And what do you do when you live in Australia and can’t watch the Ireland-Sweden game? You buy the rights yourself.
Has Trapattoni finally bowed to the pressure from the media and fans and picked a team to satisfy everyone? It’s a packed YBIG Football Show as Dave O’Grady chats with five Irish soccer journalists and writers looking back at the game with Wales and ahead to September’s crucial qualifiers with Sweden and Austria
A youthful Ireland enjoyed the lion’s share of possession against Wales in Cardiff, creating more scoring opportunities, but could only manage an uninspiring 0-0 draw. Meanwhile, World Cup group rivals, and imminent visitors to Dublin, Sweden beat Norway 4-2 with Ibrahimovic grabbing a hattrick while Austria were beaten at home by Greece. Germany played out a 3-3 thriller with Paraguay.