Ep 494: Ireland Win A Fighting Point; Lionel Messi's Barca Contract

John Giles and Eamon discuss Ireland's draw with the Swiss, while Richard Fitzpatrick reports from Spain on the big two's early struggles in La Liga.

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John Giles

John Giles is a former football player and manager best remembered for his time as a midfielder with Leeds United in the 1960s and 1970s, and as player-manager of the Irish national team. John served as the senior analyst on RTÉ Sport's football coverage from 1986 until 2016.

Richard Fitzpatrick

Richard Fitzpatrick is a print and radio journalist. He works for news organisations around the world, including BBC, Bleacher Report, Irish Times and talkSPORT, as well as making radio documentaries for RTÉ, Ireland’s national broadcaster. He lives in Barcelona and is the author of El Clásico: Barcelona v Real Madrid, Football’s Greatest Rivalry (Bloomsbury).