To celebrate the two-year anniversary of Between the Stripes LOI podcast's very first episode, we are bringing you a podcast extra this week. Recently, Between the Stripes TV launched its new League of Ireland life stories series, as Kieran Burke travels the country to sit down with past and present LOI stars to learn more about them off the field as well as on it. Deciding to start with a local figure, Kieran sat down with Longford Town FC's Aodh Dervin, who spoke about his early football memories, career challenges, international frustration and hopes for the future.Read More
It's an El Clasico De Midlands special as Athlone Town boss, Terry Butler and Longford Town's local sensation, Aodh Dervin are special guests on this weeks show, hosted as ever by Kieran Burke & Jon Brier. There's all the usual rants, raves, laughs and fixture reviews/previews, while the lads also get stuck into the latest FAI controversy prior to chatting about Ireland's upcoming Euro qualifiers. Another excellent show for all Irish football folk to enjoy.
No horses here, just a couple of donkeys as Burke & Brier speak to three pedigree names from within the domestic game. St.Pat's hot-shot, Mikey Drennan discusses his transfer, missed chances and slow starts, Derry City manager, Declan Devine reveals the thinking behind his famous walking tour in pre-season, while Sam Verdon chats transfer u-turns and bad pitches. There's debates on attendances, social media and much much more.Read More
Neale Fenn, Collie O'Neill and Stephen O'Donnell are the big name guests on this weeks edition of Between the Stripes LOI podcast as the last 8 stage of the FAI Cup rolls around. Meanwhile, we also have an ultra-passionate fans interview with Waterford FC follower, Paul Elliott. There's a look back at a defining weekend in the title race, a preview to the weekends action, plus discussions on Ireland, Roy Keane, Bohs under 19's and Faud Sule.Read More
This weeks episode is dedicated to the memory of Oran Tully, an ultra-passionate Bohemians and League of Ireland fan, who sadly passed away aged just 19 this week. Series 2-Episode 22 is entitled "Young Guns" as we speak to two of Irish football's brightest talents in Dundalk's Georgie Kelly and Dylan McGlade, who has been grabbing all the headlines in the First Division with Longford this season. There's a look back on the last 16 action from the FAI cup, a review of the quarter-finals draw as well as our usual St.Mel's brewing prediction game. Finally, Burke & Brier sink their teeth into the Declan Rice situation. Follow our new SoundCloud account now and you could win a mixed crate of St.Mel's brewing's finest craft beers on next weeks show!Read More
After a week away the lads return to run us through a weekend of huge FAI cup drama as well as analyzing the last 16 draw. There's interviews with Drogheda manager Tim Clancy, new Bray boss Gary Cronin, Longford Town match winner Jamie Hollywood and Galway United superfan Julian Canny. Kieran and Jon preview the weekends action in our latest St.Mel's brewery prediction game, while the lads also have a debate on the decision to host the EA Sports Cup final in Derry. A tasty show not to be missed. Now available on SoundCloud, Spotify & TuneIn!Read More
Limerick FC boss, Tommy Barrett joins the lads after a horrible week for the Munster club, who are facing into a financial meltdown and relegation to the First Division on current form. Cobh chief, Stephen Henderson tells us about his dramatic resignation U-Turn and subsequent upturn in form, while Neale Fenn speaks to Burke & Brier after a great couple of days for Longford Town FC. There's discussion on Shane Keegan and Ollie Horgan's respective futures as well as all the regular reviews, previews, predictions and discussion on all things #LeagueOfIreland.Read More
After a week away, the lads return with a red-hot edition of the show as Joe Gamble tells us what it was like to play for Ireland as a LOI player, following Graham Burke's debut mid-week. Alan Keane talks about his seven major career honors, while admitting his Sligo concerns. Veteran manager, Alan Mathews talks financial meltdowns and finally, Athlone Town hero, Aaron Brilly joins us to discuss his goal in the Midlands derby.Read More
Following Brian Kerr's controversial comments on underage football in Ireland earlier this week, Burke & Brier are joined by St.Pat's wonderkid Jamie Lennon, who tells us about his rise through the ranks at Richmond. Longford under-15 boss, James Toner weighs in with his thoughts on Kerr's comments, while Davy O'Sullivan is on the line ahead of his CCS return with Shelbourne. Finally, Brian Kennedy tells us about his new book. All the usual fixture previews/reviews to boot.Read More
After a week away, Between the Stripes LOI podcast returns with a bumper edition as Scottish League 2 winner Sean Dillon joins the lads to discuss his incredible career in Ireland and Scotland. UCD striker, Georgie Kelly answers the big question on his reported move to Dundalk, Dan Gorman of the Bray people clears up the managerial situation at Bray, Mike Ahern urges both Limerick FC and the Blue Army to stop airing their dirty laundry in public, Shane Morrison updates us on Ger Lyttle's future, while Wexford FC fan, Shane Marron demands more from his club after another embarrassing weekend.Read More
Keith Ward, Rory Patterson, Dean Byrne, Kevin Doherty, Gerry Curtis and Keith O'Dwyer were all on hand to help Burke & Brier mull over a crazy week in the League of Ireland on Series 2, Episode 9 of Between the Stripes LOI podcast.Read More
Burke & Brier are joined this week by Longford Town boss, Neale Fenn and passionate Bohemians season ticket holder, Seany Fitzgerald. The lads discuss the image of the First Division after yet another Athlone Town debacle, while there's a new prediction game with juicy cans of Harp (other beers available) on the line.