Liam

Liam Brady

Liam was one of the greatest midfield players in the history of the modern game. An Arsenal legend, he spent seven seasons in Serie A winning two Championships with Juventus. For the past 20 years he has been an analyst for RTE’s soccer coverage.

Ep 752: The Greats We Played With

Liam Brady and Didi Hamann pick their teams from the best players they've ever played with.

Ep 740: Wearing the Green Jersey

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss their experiences playing for the Irish national team.

Ep 731: Jack Charlton 85 Today - The Man We Knew

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss the long and eventful career of Jack Charlton, on the occasion of his 85th birthday.

Ep 726: Living the Dream

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss their experiences of leaving home as teenagers to go play football in England.

Ep 723: Best All-Ireland Soccer Team

John Giles, Liam Brady and Eamon each pick their team.

Ep 715: The Best Premier League Team Ever

Liam Brady and John Giles join Eamon to make the choice.

Ep 701: Liam Brady - Italian Football in its Golden Era

Liam talks to Eamon about his seven seasons in Italy.

Ep 687: NOT TO BE MISSED!

John Giles, Liam Brady and Eamon each pick their teams from the season so far.

Ep 678: Italy's Tragedy - Liam Brady and Paddy Agnew on the Country They Love

Liam and Paddy join Eamon to talk about Italian family and society, soccer and the devastation being caused by Covid-19.

Ep 648: VAR Shambles Must Be Reformed and Fair Play To Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

John Giles and Liam Brady talk to Eamon about the weekend soccer.

Ep 640: A Shattered Dream – John Giles & Liam Brady on City's UEFA woes

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss Manchester City's expulsion from the Champions League, Arsenal under Arteta, and the passing of a Manchester United legend.

Ep 596: Pogba, the most important person in Old Trafford and Solskjaer, on the way out

Liam Brady and John Giles review soccer with Eamon.

Ep 587: Shocking Arsenal Decline; No Stopping Liverpool

John Giles and Liam Brady talk to Eamon about the weekend's Premier League football.

Ep 576: Liverpool out of reach - City can't catch them and Leicester won't

Liam Brady and John Giles review the weekend soccer and Liam talks about the greatness of Diego Maradona.

Ep 569: Manchester United in trouble; Liverpool in a class of their own

Liam Brady and John Giles review the weekend soccer with Eamon.

Ep 563: Our Best Performance in Years

John Giles and Liam Brady discuss Ireland's battling draw against the Danes with Eamon, and look ahead to the Euro 2020 playoffs.

Ep 556: Liverpool Crush City – Is the title race over already?

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss a decisive, albeit controversial, victory for the league leaders, as well as impressive performances from Leicester, Chelsea, and Manchester United.

Ep 554: The Biggest Game of the Season (So Far)

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to look ahead to Liverpool vs Man City this weekend, and recap Celtic's terrific performance against Lazio in the Europa League.

Ep 544: Liverpool look good for the title, Pochettino should leave White Hart Lane

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to look back on a busy weekend in Premier League football.

Ep 533: Euro Soccer - Ireland left hoping for a big night against the Danes

Liam Brady and John Giles ask is this the most limited team Ireland have ever had?

Ep 524: Premier League Review

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to look back over a spectacular weekend of Premier League football.

Ep 490: Premier League Review

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the weekend's football.

Ep 482: Ole Gunnar Solskjær won't last; Pochettino should leave 'Spurs

John Giles and Liam Brady review the weekend soccer.

Ep 476: Premier League review

John Giles and Liam Brady argue handball rule has to change.

Ep 468: Previewing the Premier League season

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon for a look ahead to the new football season.

Ep 435: John Giles and Liam Brady review the international weekend with Eamon

Liam and John join Eamon to round up the weekend's international football action, including Ireland's draw with Denmark in Copenhagen.

Ep 428: Champions League final preview and Europa League final review

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to preview the match of the season and look back at Arsenal's disappointing Europa League performance.

Ep 426: Preview of the Europa League Final

Liam Brady and John Giles join Eamon to preview tonight's match between Chelsea and Arsenal.

Ep 411: A great Premier League season.

John Giles and Liam Brady talk to Eamon about the epic struggle between Manchester City and Liverpool.

Ep 408: English Football's Amazing Week

John Giles and Liam Brady reflect on the Champions League and Europa League semi-finals this week.

Ep 399: Solskjaer should drop de Gea and get rid of Pogba.

Liam Brady and John Giles review the weekend's Premier League.

Ep 398: John Giles and Liam Brady review the week's Premier League games.

John and Liam review the week's Premier League games and praise Roy Keane for calling out Paul Pogba, Graeme Souness and Gary Neville.

Ep 391: Liverpool can win the double

Liverpool can win the double, Pep Guardiola needs a defence, Mauricio Pochettino continues his fine work at Spurs, and Arsenal reach the Europa League semi-finals. The week's football and more with John Giles and Liam Brady.

Ep 387: Liam Brady and John Giles talk to Eamon about the week's soccer

Liam, John and Eamon review the weekend's Premier League fixtures and look ahead to the Champions League matches.

Ep 381: Football with John Giles and Liam Brady

Eamon is joined by John and Liam to discuss the FA Cup semi-finals, the upcoming games between Man City and Spurs, and another frail away display from Arsenal.

Ep 369: Premier League and FA Cup review with John Giles and Liam Brady.

Mick Clifford talks to John Giles and Liam Brady about weekend Premier League matches.

Ep 365: Champions League with John Giles and Liam Brady

John Giles and Liam Brady discuss the week's Champions League action, including Liverpool's 3-1 win over Bayern Munich, Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick to help Juventus beat Atletico Madrid, and Man City hammering Schalke 7-0.

Ep 358: John Giles and Liam Brady review the weekend's Premier League with Hugh Cahill

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Ep 351: Crunch time for Liverpool

John Giles and Liam Brady look back at the week's soccer and forward to Manchester United and Liverpool on Sunday.

Ep 347: A defining week for Man U, Liverpool, Man City and Chelsea

Liam Brady and John Giles on a make or break week for some of England's greatest clubs.

Ep 335: Liverpool feeling the pressure?

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss Liverpool's 1-1 draw with West Ham in the Premier League. Are Jurgen Klopp's side beginning to feel the pressure as the title race hots up?

Ep 333: Pressure building in the Premier League title race

John Giles, Liam Brady and Eamon review the weekend Premier League football.

Ep 310: Football with Liam Brady

Liam Brady joins Eamon to discuss Man City's 2-1 win over Liverpool, Arsenal's defensive issues and lots more.

Ep 305: Liam Brady & the weekend soccer review

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady to discuss the weekend's football.

Ep 296: Premier League review

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the latest Premier League action.

Ep 291: The weekend's Premier League review with Liam Brady & John Giles

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the latest Premier League football.

Ep 288: Premier League no foregone conclusion for City

Eamon is joined by John Giles and Liam Brady to discuss the midweek Premier League action including wins for Man City and Liverpool, Man Utd's 2-2 draw with Arsenal and more.

Ep 287: Euro 2020 draw, the end of Mourinho and Arsenal’s extraordinary revival

Eamon talks to Liam Brady and John Giles.

Ep 281: Who is going to pick the next Ireland manager?

After the sacking of Martin O'Neill, Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the candidates to replace him, as well as asking how the process is going to work and who will make the final decision?

Ep 278: O'Neill's Ireland Hits Rock Bottom

Eamon talks to John Giles and Liam Brady.

Ep 275: Time to look at John Delaney

With the spotlight on Martin O'Neill's inability to elicit a performance from his team in last night's 0-0 draw with Northern Ireland, Eamon, Liam Brady and John Giles discuss the match and suggest it's time people looked at FAI Chief Executive John Delaney's contribution the current state of the Irish team.

Ep 272: Mourinho a busted flush

Eamon is joined by John Giles and Liam Brady to discuss the Manchester derby and Man City's emphatic win, Arsenal's draw with Wolves, and the rest of the weekend's Premier League action.

Ep 255: Premier League and tennis balls

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss the weekend's Premier League action, including Chelsea's draw with Man Utd, Liverpool's win over Huddersfield and more.

Ep 252: Ireland hit the wall

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss the 1-0 defeat to Wales at the Aviva Stadium. There's some robust discussion about the efficacy of the Ireland wall; how much, if any, attention is paid to set-pieces during trainin;, and lots more, before Richard Fitzpatrick reports from Spain on the latest developments in the ongoing Cristiano Ronaldo story.

Ep 245: Premier League review

Liam Brady and John Giles join Eamon to discuss stalemate at Anfield between Liverpool and Man City, Arsenal's ninth successive win, a Man Utd victory but more Mourinho antics, plus Real Madrid's surprise defeat to Alaves and much more.

Ep 243: Premier League preview

Liam Brady and John Giles join Eamon to preview the Premier League, in particular Sunday's clash between Liverpool and Man City at Anfield.

Ep 234: Premier League review

Liam Brady and John Giles join Eamon to discuss the Premier League including: Arsenal's winning run, Liverpool's title credentials, Harry Kane's troubles at Spurs, Alexis Sanchez finding it tough going at Man Utd, and much more.

Ep 224: Ireland's beating in Wales & Roy Keane's future with the Irish soccer team

Eamon talks to Liam Brady and John Giles about Ireland's beating in Wales and Roy Keane's future with the Irish soccer team.

Ep 220: Arsenal, Spurs and Harry Arter

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady to discuss Arsenal's win over Cardiff, Spurs' defeat to Watford, and the Harry Arter situation after the midfielder decision to step away from international football following a row with Roy Keane.

Ep 217: No way back for Mourinho

Liam Brady and Didi Hamann believe it's end-game territory for Jose Mourinho. They join Eamon to discuss his situation at Man United, as well as Spurs victory at Old Trafford, Mesut Ozil's unhappy situation and more.

Ep 210: Mourinho situation pressing at United

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the Premier League weekend as defeat for Man Utd to Brighton focuses the spotlight on Jose Mourinho and his future. Also, defeat for Arsenal but some promising signs, while City and Liverpool show their strengths.

Ep 207: Liverpool the biggest challengers to Man City dominance

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the opening weekend of the Premier League season, and it looks like Liverpool will be Man City's biggest competition when it comes to the title.

Ep 197: World Cup final preview

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to look ahead to Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia. Also, what went wrong for England, and is this tournament something they can build on, or a big opportunity missed?

Ep 191: World Cup special

Eamon is joined by Didi Hamann, Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the goings on at the World Cup in Russia. Kylian Mbappe impresses for France. Are Neymar's antics too much of a distraction for Brazil? And what will happen when England face a good team. All this and much more.

Ep 189: World Cup knock-out rounds confirmed

Eamon, John Giles and Liam Brady look forward to knock-out stages of the World Cup now that the fixtures are 100% confirmed. John is still backing Brazil while Liam thinks Croatia are this tournament's dark horses.

Ep 180: Football – Live in Cork with Tesco Finest

To celebrate the new partnership between The Stand and Tesco Finest, Eamon, John Giles, Liam Brady and Didi Hamann did a live show in St Peter's in Cork.

Ep 170: Champions League final preview

Eamon chats to John Giles and Liam Brady about the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Kiev on Saturday night. He's also joined from Spain by journalist Richard Fitzpatrick who reveals the Spaniards are very confident of winning their third consecutive Champions League.

Ep 166: Premier League review & FA Cup final preview

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to look back at the Premier League season, which saw Man City end up overwhelming champions. They discuss City, United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Spurs, while Liam reacts to the speculation surrounding Mikel Arteta as Arsene Wenger's replacement, before a quick look ahead to Saturday's FA Cup final.

Ep 162: Liam Brady on Arsène Wenger's departure & the Champions League Semi-Finals

Eamon is joined by John Giles and Liam Brady to discuss Arsène Wenger's departure from Arsenal and their views on the Champions League semi-finals.

Ep 155: Man City win the Premier League

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss Man City winning the Premier League, the job Pep Guardiola has done, and the problems and issues at the rest of the top six clubs. There's discussion of Paul Pogba, Harry Kane, Antonio Conte and much more, as well as a quick look ahead to the Champions League semi-finals

Ep 149: No Pep in City's step - Champions League special

Liam Brady and John Giles join Eamon to discuss the week's Champions League action, especially Liverpool's 3-0 win over Man City on Wednesday night. Eamon gets to say 'I told you so' over City's defending, John isn't having that, and Liam believes the absence of Sergio Aguero was a big factor. Plus Ronaldo's amazing goal, and more.

Ep 143: Mourinho proves his critics right

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady to discuss Jose Mourinho's increasingly erratic behaviour at Man Utd. His press conference antics and public castigation of Luke Shaw reinforce Liam's belief that he's the wrong man for the job. There's also a look at Alexis Sanchez's struggles since moving to Manchester, the Champions League quarter-final draw and more.

Ep 132: Champions League special

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the Champions League, including Chelsea v Barcelona, Man United's game against Sevilla, Paul Pogba's pace (or lack of it), and more.

Ep 127: Football – the battle for the top four, and much more

Liam Brady, John Giles and Eamon have a robust debate as they agree to disagree on a number of Premier League issues, including Guardiola, Pogba and Klopp, as well as who'll finish in the top four – the gloves come off!

Ep 110: Man City's dominance continues, but can they win the Champions League?

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to talk about Man City's dominance of the Premier League, but the panel differ over whether Pep Guardiola's side can go all the way in Europe. There's also discussion of Man Utd, Chelsea and Arsenal, and a look at the Champions League draw.

Ep 104: Stick or twist with Martin O'Neill?

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to talk about Irish football and the future of Martin O'Neill. Is it time for a change, or stay with more of the same? There's also Premier League discussion, and the possibility of an English winner of the Champions League this season.

Ep 101: Are we going to Russia?

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the 0-0 draw with Denmark on Saturday night, the second leg at the Aviva on Tuesday, and to assess the chances of qualification for the World Cup in Russia next summer.

Ep 94: Liverpool and Manchester United's Disappointing Stalemate

Eamon is joined by John Giles and Liam Brady to discuss the latest Premier League games.

Ep 91: Lessons from Moldova, a Lifeline from Scotland and Everything to Play for in Cardiff

John Giles, Liam Brady and Eamon review Ireland's win against Moldova and preview the Ireland vs. Wales match.

Ep 89: Guardiola Wins the Battle of Wits & Liverpool Fluff Their Lines Again

A Premier League review special with Liam Brady and John Giles.

Ep 81: Eamon, John and Liam on the Premier League weekend

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss the weekend's Premier League action, including Liverpool's big defeat to Man City, defensive deficiencies at the big teams, Frank de Boer's short reign at Crystal Palace, and all agree it's hard to pick a potential champion at this point.

Ep 75: Is Pep Guardiola a Mad Scientist?

Didi Hamann, Liam Brady and John Giles join Eamon for a round-up of the latest Premier League games and Eamon apologises to a disgruntled Spurs fan. If you have any comments for the lads, send them into thestandwitheamondunphy@gmail.com

Ep 73: Brady, Hamann & Giles on the Premier League Weekend

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady, Didi Hamann and John Giles to look at the first Premier League weekend of the season.

Ep 72: The Premier League Preview

Eamon is joined this week by John Giles and Liam Brady to talk about their predictions for the Premier League. It doesn't look good for Manchester United.

Ep 44: Ronaldo from Ferguson to Zidane

Eamon, Liam Brady and John Giles talk about Ronaldo's career to date. They also look at the Joey Barton betting scandal, his 18 month ban and Liam gives the latest on Arsenal.

Ep 40: Conte's Big Mistake Offers Spurs a Lifeline

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss Chelsea v. Man Utd, the decline of Barcelona and Conte's first big mistake. Liam criticises Eamon's depiction of players as donkeys: "it's inappropriate from someone who played for Millwall in a league of donkeys".

Ep 38: A Manchester United Special with Liam Brady & John Giles

Eamon is joined by Liam and John for an in-depth look at Manchester United's performance this season and what their prospects are under José Mourinho.

Ep 36: Dunphy on Why Roy Keane Should Stop Doing Press Conferences Before Ireland Games

Eamon, Liam Brady and John Giles review the weekend's football and preview the critical Premier League matches coming up. Liam thinks Man City are a long way from achieving their goal of winning the Champions League. John says that despite losing at home to Crystal Palace, Chelsea are still in the running to win the Premier League.

Ep 32: The Uncertainty with Wenger

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and Didi Hamann to discuss Arsenal and Arsène Wenger. "Arsenal should clear up the uncertainty around Wenger's position after the international break and before the next game against Manchester City," says Liam. Both Didi and Liam dismiss Eamon's suggestion that referees should be able to have video assistance for more controversial moments.

Ep 26: Ibrahimovic Praised, Pogba Ridiculed

Eamon is joined by John Giles and Liam Brady to reflect on the aftermath of Ranieri's sacking. Liam blames the Leicester players, while John says Ranieri only has himself to blame. Both agree that Liverpool could miss out on the Champions League.

Ep 24: The Decline of Barcelona and Should Wenger Stay or Go?

Eamon Dunphy is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the decline of Barcelona. Liam and John are differing sides of the Arsène Wenger debate.

Ep 18: Liam Brady and Didi Hamann on Liverpool & Chelsea's Make or Break Match

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and Didi Hamann to preview the make or break match between Liverpool and Chelsea and debate whether Klopp and Conte's management skills have been up to scratch or not.

Ep 7: A Dunphy apology, John Giles on Wenger, and Liam Brady on the coach of the season

On this episode of The Stand, Eamon Dunphy is joined by John Giles and Liam Brady. It begins with an apology from Eamon to Man United fans and Jose Mourinho; the panel discuss Arsenal's defeat to Man City after which John says despite his admiration for Arsene Wenger he'd give on him now; while Liam says Chelsea's Kante and Conte are player and coach of the season so far.

Ep 6: A tough draw for Arsenal, Pep's problems persist, and Didi vs. Jamie Carragher

On this episode of The Stand, Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and Didi Hamann to discuss the Champions League and Europa League draws. Didi thinks Arsenal will beat Bayern Munich, while Liam says "it's a very tough draw for us". Eamon makes an early call for Player of the Year, questions whether Pep Guardiola can survive in the Premier League and he gets the inside track on Didi's Twitter tussle with Jamie Carragher.

Ep 5: In Conversation with Liam Brady

Liam Brady talks to Eamon Dunphy about life at Arsenal as a player and as Head of the Youth Academy, his time in Italy playing at Juventus and Arsenal's prospects this season.

Ep 3: History is going to catch up with English football

On this week's episode of The Stand, Eamon Dunphy is joined by John Giles, Liam Brady and the Mail on Sunday's Oliver Holt, as they discuss the ongoing child abuse scandal rocking English football.

Ep 2: This is why Mourinho is toast, he's gone

Has Jose Mourinho lost the Man Utd dressing-room already? With his continuing antics off the pitch and the team's struggles on it, Eamon Dunphy, Liam Brady, John Giles and Didi Hamann discuss the importance of fostering team spirit to give you the extra 2-3%.

Ep 1: Klopp's a one-trick pony, Mourinho's mess, and Guardiola's biggest test yet

On the first episode of The Stand, Eamon Dunphy, John Giles, Liam Brady and Didi Hamann give their assessment of the Premier League season so far.