51 episodes about soccer

Ep 792: Liverpool – The Real Deal

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

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Ep 752: The Greats We Played With

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

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Ep 741: The Bundesliga is Back

Didi Hamann talks to Eamon.

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Ep 723: Best All-Ireland Soccer Team

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

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Ep 685: More Questions for John Delaney

Mark Tighe of the Sunday Times and Journalist of the Year 2019, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 644: Champions League Special – Didi Hamann on Sancho, City, and Neymar

Didi Hamann joins Eamon to discuss Tuesday night's European action, including Atletico's defensive masterclass in Madrid, Dortmund's bright young talent, and the scandals rocking Manchester City.

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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.

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Ep 393: Manchester United: History repeats itself

John Giles and Eamon discuss another chapter in a decades old saga of this great club and pay tribute to Billy McNeill, former Celtic captain.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ep 341: Champions League with Didi Hamann

As the Champions League knock-out stages get underway, Eamon is joined by Didi Hamann to preview the Round of 16 ties, including Man Utd v PSG and Liverpool v Bayern Munich.

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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?

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Ep 332: Liverpool still favourites for the Premier League

Eamon is joined by John Giles and Didi Hamann to discuss the midweek Premier League action including Liverpool's draw to Leicester, Man City's defeat to Newcastle and Chelsea being beaten 4-0 by Bournemouth.

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Ep 324: Didi Hamann and John Giles

Didi Hamann and John Giles review the weekend's Premier League games with Eamon.

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Ep 308: Liverpool or Manchester City?

John Giles and Eamon have a robust conversation about the destination of the Premiership title.

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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.

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Ep 215: Mourinho meltdown - can he survive?

Eamon is joined by John Giles to discuss the Premier League weekend, in particular the Man Utd defeat to Spurs and Jose Mourinho's subsequent meltdown in his post-game press conference. Is the end nigh for the United boss?

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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.

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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.

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Ep 159: Spurs going nowhere + Champions League and Arsene Wenger

Eamon is joined by Didi Hamann and John Giles to discuss the FA Cup which saw Spurs lose a record eighth consecutive semi-final. Has Mauricio Pochettino taken them as far as he can? Then there's a look ahead to the Champions League semi-finals, in particular Liverpool v Roma, and some Arsene Wenger after the Arsenal manager announced his intention to step down at the end of the season.

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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

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Ep 125: A passionate defence of Pep Guardiola

Eamon is joined by John Giles to discuss the end of the transfer window, the first signs of Arsene Wenger's power at Arsenal being diluted, Paul Pogba's below par performance against Spurs, and John disagrees with Eamon over the performance of Pep at Man City.

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Ep 121: Liverpool do it again

Eamon is joined by John Giles and Didi Hamann to discuss Liverpool's defeat to Swansea, the Alexis Sanchez move from Arsenal to Man Utd and the Gunners interest in Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and the two guests disagree with Eamon's opinion of Pep Guardiola and his Man City team.

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Ep 114: City for the title, Mourinho for Paris

Eamon is joined by John Giles to discuss the festive Premier League drama, including Mourinho's 'vicious' comments about Paul Scholes, Antonio Conte's uncertain Chelsea future, the return to form of Jack Wilshere, and more.

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Ep 97: Didi Hamann on Bayern Munich's Situation & the Problems at Liverpool

Eamon is joined by Didi Hamann to to chat about the latest developments at Bayern Munich and Liverpool.

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Ep 84: Eamon and John Giles on the Premier League

Eamon is joined by John Giles to discuss the Premier League weekend, including Arsenal's 0-0 draw with Chelsea, impressive wins for both Manchester sides and more defensive troubles for Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool.

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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.

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Ep 79: A Humbling in Tbilisi

Eamon and the panel discuss philosophy, leadership and look ahead to a massive game against Serbia.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ep 41: Didi Casts Doubts Over Klopp's Approach

Eamon is joined by John Giles and Didi Hamann to discuss who will win this season's trophies, the good news for Manchester United and whether Guardiola has improved Manchester City or not.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ep 21: Damien Duff on street football's passing, playing for Mourinho and the McCarthy-Keane scandal

Damien Duff joins Eamon to talk about coaching the under-15s team: "Kids don't play football on the street anymore, and it's hurting us," he says. They discuss his time at Chelsea, his thoughts on Mourinho this season and he reflects on the McCarthy-Keane row in Saipan.

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Ep 20: Liverpool's taste of the real world, Chelsea's biggest threat and should Ranieri go?

Eamon is joined by Didi Hamann and John Giles to talk about where the Premier League is at. Is it time for Liverpool to join the real world, asks Didi. John and Didi both think Leicester City should sack Ranieri and Eamon talks about his own "illustrious" career.

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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.

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Ep 17: Stephen Kenny on the Success, the Struggles and the Sadness

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny talks about his early career as a footballer at St. Patrick's Athletic and Home Farm, his decision to become a manager and bringing Longford Town, Derry City and Dundalk to Europe.

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Ep 15: Conte's handling of Costa, Pep's man management & Klopp needs to find another way

Eamon Dunphy is joined by Didi Hamann and John Giles to discuss the Premier League's top six teams. John worries for Liverpool's defence and Didi questions Pep Guardiola's man management skills.

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Ep 11: Is it adapt or die for Pep?

Graeme Souness and John Giles join Eamon to discuss the real contenders for this year's title. Giles thinks that Guardiola's no fool, but he will have to adapt to the English game. "It's more of the same from Arsenal, they're nearly men," says Souness.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ep 4: Can Guardiola work the Premier League out?

Eamon Dunphy, John Giles and Didi Hamann on Pep Guardiola's latest Premier League test and Jürgen Klopp's Achilles' heel.

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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.

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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%.

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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.

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