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 1860: Special - Liam Brady talks to Eamon about his adventurous life in football - Part 2

In part 2 of a two-part special Liam Brady joins Eamon to talk about his life in football on the release of his autobiography Born to be a Footballer, published by Eriu.

Ep 1859: Special - Liam Brady talks to Eamon about his adventurous life in football - Part 1

In part one of a two part special Liam Brady joins Eamon to talk about his life in football on the release of his autobiography, Born to be a Footballer, published by ‎Eriu.

Ep 1816: Premier League - Hard to see any serious challenger to Man City

Liam Brady joins Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League fixtures.

Ep 1787: As Manchester City set the standard their city rivals Manchester Utd start the season very badly

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's matches in the Premier League.

Ep 1757: Euro 2024 Qualifiers - Stephen should stick to his guns

Liam Brady joins Eamon to talk about the Ireland performance following the two Euro 24 qualifiers against Greece and and Gibraltar.

Ep 1756: Stephen Kenny, Liam Brady, Gordon McQueen

John Giles joins Eamon to review the UEFA Euro 2024 Ireland qualifiers against Greece and Gibraltar, to pay tribute to the late, great Leeds player Gordon McQueen, and, as Liam Brady steps down from the RTÉ soccer panel, John and Eamon talk about their time working with him there over many years.

Ep 1750: Champions League Final - Large cloud over over Man City’s Treble victory

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the Manchester City v Inter Milan Champions League Final that took place on Saturday last in Istanbul, and other issues concerning Man City, the Premier League and European football.

Ep 1738: Premier League - Team of the Year, Player of the Year and Coach of the Year

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the last weekend of the Premier League and pick their best performers of the season.

Ep 1731: Man City - outstanding but not the greatest ever

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to talk about the final stages of the 2022/2023 Premier League season. They pay tribute to 'Pep' Guardiola's achievements at Manchester City and some great performances across the season.

Ep 1675: Haaland - a goal scoring genius we’ve never seen before

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review some of the weekend's FA Cup and Premier League games.

Ep 1669: Manchester United hype exposed by Liverpool’s class and passion

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's football including Liverpool's historic win against Man United and Arsenal's late goal to win against Brentford.

Ep 1664: Weekend soccer - Manchester United becoming a force to be reckoned with

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the Carabao Cup Final and the weekend's Premier League games.

Ep 1657: Premier League - Arsenal bounce back, Man U now real contenders, Leeds in big trouble

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the Premier League. They also discuss the implications of who might buy Manchester United.

Ep 1653: Although Man City and Arsenal are favourites for the title Manchester United is still in with a chance

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review some of this week's Premier League games and look ahead to Manchester City v Arsenal.

Ep 1646: Celebrating Harry Kane, remembering the Munich Air Crash

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review some of the weekend's Premier League matches including Tottenham v Man City, Everton v Arsenal, Man U v Crystal Palace. They also talk about Harry Kane's goal scoring triumph at Tottenham and the Munich Air Crash on the 65th anniversary.

Ep 1634: Premier League Review - Arsenal looks the real deal

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League matches. Newcastle set for a top four spot while it's over for Liverpool as Klopp gives up on Premiership. Also a star is born: Brighton's Evan Ferguson scores again and could be the striker that Ireland needs.

Ep 1627: Premier League Review - Liam Brady says Arsenal can win the League

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review Premier League games including Tottentham v Arsenal, Manchester United v Manchester City, Brighton v Liverpool and Aston Villa v Leeds. They also talk about VAR and the nature of offside rule changes.

Ep 1616: Premier League review and memories of Pelé

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to pay tribute to Pelé and review the weekend's Premier League as ailing Liverpool seem unlikely to find a cure and Arsenal forge ahead.

Ep 1615: World Cup players return to the Premier League as FIFA declares war on players and clubs

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to look ahead to the next phase of the 22/23 Premier League season and to talk about the impact of a winter World Cup on the clubs and players.

Ep 1613: FIFA World 2022 - In a great Final Lionel Messi gets the reward he deserves

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the Final of the FIFA 2022 World Cup and to look back at the tournament.

Ep 1609: FIFA World Cup 2022 Final Preview - too close to call but our souls hope for Messi

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the World Cup semi-finals and look ahead to Sunday's final.

Ep 1605: Superb Croatia and Morocco ensure World Cup semi-finals can go either way

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the quarter finals of the FIFA 2022 World Cup and look ahead to the semi-finals.

Ep 1602: FIFA World Cup 2022 - A glorious World Cup that may get even better

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the remaining last 16 matches and to look ahead to the quarter finals of the FIFA World Cup.

Ep 1599: FIFA World Cup 2022 - Great tournament with serious tests to come for nations big and small

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to talk about the last 16 matches with four played and four to go.

Ep 1594: FIFA World Cup 2022 - One of the best World Cups ever

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the FIFA World Cup group matches as the teams reach the end of their second games.

Ep 1591: World Cup 2022 illustrates what a great game Soccer is .. and England might win

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the first week's matches in the FIFA 2022 World Cup.

Ep 1584: World Cup 2022 Preview

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to preview the FIFA World Cup 2022. This special World Cup preview episode of The Stand is brought to you by NOW.

Ep 1581: Selfish and disloyal, Cristiano Ronaldo way out of order

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League matches.. They also talk about reports on Manchester Utd player Cristiano Ronaldo's attack on his club in an interview with Piers Morgan.

Ep 1574: Liverpool and Arsenal enjoy wins against top four rivals and Villa exposes Man U frailty

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League matches.

Ep 1568: Premier League - Liverpool no longer hungry, Man U improving, and Arsenal building with promising young players

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to talk about the weekend's Premier League games including Liverpool v Leeds, Arsenal v Notts Forest, Man U v West Ham, Brighton v Chelsea and Bournemouth v Tottenham.

Ep 1561: Premier League - Mid-season Qatar World Cup is crazy for European players and fans

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games including Chelsea v Manchester Utd, Nottingham Forest v Liverpool, Tottenham v Newcastle, Leeds v Fulham, and Aston Villa v Brentford. And they ask if the World Cup in Qatar is already having a negative impact on Premier League teams.

Ep 1555: Liverpool’s victory over Man City prevents the Premier League becoming a one horse race

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games including Liverpool v Man City, Leeds v Arsenal, Aston Villa v Chelsea, Manchester Utd v Newcastle and Tottenham v Everton.

Ep 1548: Premier League Review and Euro 24 - Ireland’s Horror Draw

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games. They also react to Ireland's European Championship 2024 draw.

Ep 1541: Erling Haaland A Great Player Who Can Take Manchester City All the Way in the Champions League

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review weekend Premier League games, Manchester City v Manchester United, Arsenal v Tottenham, Liverpool v Brighton and Leeds v Aston Villa. And they discuss the sacking of Wolves head coach Bruno Lage.

Ep 1536: Euro Campaign Will Settle Stephen Kenny’s Future

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the Ireland v Armenia game in Landsdowne Road.

Ep 1526: Premier League Review and the Reckless Sacking of Thomas Tuchel

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games and to talk about Chelsea's owner Todd Boehly's sacking of Thomas Tuchel.

Ep 1513: Premier League Review - No Agreement on VAR

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games.

Ep 1506: Haaland Can Drive Man City to New Heights

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games.

Ep 1499: ‘Pep’s’ City Not Unbeatable But Haaland The Real Deal .. Chelsea Get A Hiding at Elland Road

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games including Newcastle v Man City, Leeds v Chelsea, Bournemouth v Arsenal, Crystal Palace v Aston Villa, Tottenham v Wolves and West Ham v Brighton. They also look ahead to tonight's Manchester United v Liverpool game.

Ep 1491: Premier League Title - Too Early to Call Despite Man City’s Impressive Start

Liam Brady joins Eamon to review the first two weeks of the 2022/23 Premier League season.

Ep 1460: Ireland Needs A Settled Team Before European Qualifiers

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to pay tribute to former Ireland international Noel Campbell and talk about the Nations League and Ireland's performance in the four recent international matches.

Ep 1444: Champions League Final Review - Liverpool Have Questions to Answer

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the Champions League Final between Liverpool and Real Madrid.

Ep 1437: Liam Brady - ‘Pep’s’ Man City Deserve Their Premier League Success

Liam Brady joins Eamon to review the final games of the Premier League's thrilling 2021/22 season and makes his selection for Player of the Year and Coach of the Year. Liam and Eamon also talk about the high quality of English soccer in the modern age.

Ep 1428: Premier League - Much To Be Decided In the Final Week

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to talk about the weekend's FA Cup Final between Liverpool and Chelsea, the Premier League and the final games in the season.

Ep 1422: Premier League - Man United’s Latest Shame

John Giles and Liam Brady review the weekend's Premier League games including Arsenal v Leeds, Brighton v Manchester United, Manchester City v Newcastle and Tottenham's draw with Liverpool at Anfield.

Ep 1418: Almost Mystical , Real’s Triumph in the Bernabéu

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the Champions League semi-finals between Villarreal and Liverpool and Real Madrid and Manchester City. They also look ahead to a Liverpool v Real Madrid final in Paris on 28th May.

Ep 1415: Premier League Review - Leeds in Trouble And Roy Keane’s Remarkable Snub to Paul Scholes

John Giles and Liam Brady review the weekend's Premier League games with Eamon including Leeds v Manchester City, Newcastle v Liverpool, Everton v Chelsea, West Ham v Arsenal, Brentford v Manchester United. They also talk about the battle for the league title and Roy Keane's picks for his top Manchester United team.

Ep 1411: Champions League Semi-Finals Review

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the Champions League semi-final games between Liverpool and Villarreal and Manchester City and Real Madrid. They agree on the finalists but differ on their predictions for this year's winner. They also discuss Manchester United and Arsenal.

Ep 1397: Man City Liverpool - A Thriller But Not In A Good Way

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games.

Ep 1390: All to Play For In The Best Premier League Ever

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games.

Ep 1375: Soccer Review - Flying At the Moment Liverpool Could Win It All

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review recent games and preview Champions League fixtures.

Ep 1364: Premier League Review - United’s Shame

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League Games.

Ep 1356: Football Unites Against Russia .. Except Weak Indecisive FIFA

John Giles and Liam Brady talk to Eamon. Together they discuss the impact of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, FIFA's response and how individual countries are making their own decisions about playing Russian teams. Also Bielsa's sacking by Leeds, Liverpool's victory over Chelsea in the Carabao Cup, and the weekend's Premier League games.

Ep 1348: All To Play For, The Best Premier League Ever

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the week's Premier League games.

Ep 1342: Man United, Spurs and Arsenal - Lacking Leadership and Heading South

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games.

Ep 1340: Midweek Premier League Review - Man United Badly Need A Manager

John Giles and Liam Brady review the midweek Premier League games.

Ep 1324: Premier League Review: Man City No Certainty With A Long Way to Go

John Giles, Liam Brady and Eamon herald an outstanding new tv analyst and point out how a millionaire can become poor by buying a football club… in this case Everton. And they review the weekend's games including Southampton v Man City, Crystal Palace v Liverpool, Chelsea v Tottenham.

Ep 1318: Man City Look Good, Man United a Mess, Rafa a Victim of Circumstances

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games.

Ep 1304: Premier League Holiday Review - Manchester United in Big Trouble

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the Premier League and discuss Manchester United's troubles, how Liverpool must stop squandering leads and how ‘Pep’ has finally come to terms with the demands of the Premier League.

Ep 1299: Premier League May Need a Mid-Season Break - Can They Afford It?

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss Covid-19's impact on the Premier League and to review the weekend games.

Ep 1293: Even For The Top Three There Are No Easy Games In The Premier League

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

Ep 1285: Man U - John Giles and Liam Brady Agree Ralf Rangnick Makes an impressive Start

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games including Manchester United's first match under Ralf Rangnick. They also talk about David Moyes's solid leadership at West Ham as they beat Chelsea at home.

Ep 1278: Who’s in Charge in Old Trafford? (Gary Neville Wants to Know)

John Giles and Liam Brady review the weekend's Premier League games and talk with Eamon about Ralph Rangnick's appointment as Interim Manager at Manchester United.

Ep 1271: Manchester Utd - Strong Coach Required But Do the Glazers Want One?

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's Premier League games and discuss what's next for Manchester United as Ole Gunnar Solkjaer leaves the club.

Ep 1263: Stephen Kenny Has Earned His Contract Extension

John Giles and Liam Brady talk to Eamon about Ireland's performances against Portugal and Luxembourg in the closing matches of the World Cup qualifiers.

Ep 1256: Liverpool Must Get Serious about Defending

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's football.

Ep 1250: Big Clubs Run By Small Men, The Real Cause of Spurs' and Man U’s Problems

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to take an in-depth look at the weekend's football.

Ep 1232: Stephen Kenny's Future - John, Liam and Eamon Discuss

Following Ireland's recent international successes Eamon talks to Liam Brady and John Giles about whether Stephen Kenny should have full support to lead the team into the next international campaign, the European Championship qualifiers.

Ep 1215: Premier League Review - Best Premier League Ever

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend's games,

Ep 1208: Premier League Review and an Appreciation of Jimmy Greaves

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review the weekend games and reflect on the the life of the great Jimmy Greaves.

Ep 1193: Stephen Kenny - Four Games To Prove He’s the Man For the Job

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to reflect on the big issues facing Irish soccer.

Ep 1185: Premier League Review

Liam Brady and John Giles join Eamon to talk about the weekend soccer, Ronaldo’s return to Man U and Denis Law’s tragic announcement last week that he has dementia.

Ep 1177: Premier League - With Fans Back the Game Has Come Alive Again

Liam Brady and John Giles join Eamon to review some of the weekend's Premier League fixtures.

Ep 822: Overhyped Man City Won't Win the Champions League

Eamon is joined by John Giles and Liam Brady to discuss last week's European fixtures, including Man City's victory over Real Madrid, while looking ahead to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Ep 808: Liam Brady Joins Eamon To Review The Premiership Season

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Ep 792: Liverpool – The Real Deal

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to salute a great team.

Ep 783: John Giles and Liam Brady On Football Without Fans

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

Ep 779: Premier League Returns With Impressive Show Of Solidarity Against Racism

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss the return of Premier League football.

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 693: Premier League Players Will do their Bit But Leadership is Sadly Lacking

Liam Brady and John Giles talk to Eamon.

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.