9 episodes about world-cup-2018

Ep 198: France win the World Cup

Eamon and John Giles discuss the World Cup final which saw France defeat Croatia 4-2 in Moscow. As well as that, there's a recap of the tournament as a whole, England's impact, Neymar's performances and much more.

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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?

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Ep 195: World Cup semi-finals

Eamon is joined by John Giles to discuss the latest from the World Cup in Russia, with particular analysis of the semi-finalists: England, Belgium, France and Croatia.

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Ep 192: World Cup - Is it coming home?

Eamon is joined by John Giles to discuss England's penalty shoot-out win over Colombia, as well as the rest of the quarter-final matches. Is football coming home, as the hype around England grows?

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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.

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Ep 188: World Cup round-up

Eamon is joined by Didi Hamann and John Giles to discuss the latest from the World Cup in Russia. The group stages are nearly over, and the line-ups for the knock-out rounds are almost complete. On the menu, VAR and its implementation, England's optimism, Messi helps drag Argentina through, Brazil as favourites, France unimpressive, and lots more.

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Ep 183: World Cup Special

Eamon is joined by Didi Hamann and John Giles to discuss the weekend's World Cup action, including Spain, Portugal, Brazil and Neymar, Germany's defeat to Mexico and more – before Eamon makes a bold prediction about England as they prepare to face Tunisia on Monday night.

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Ep 181: World Cup Special - Spanish crisis

On the eve of the World Cup Spain fired their manager, Julen Lopetegui, after he was announced as the new head coach of Real Madrid. Eamon is joined by Richard Fitzpatrick and John Giles to get the background and insight into this remarkable development for one of the tournament favourites.

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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.

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