Football with John Giles

Football with John Giles


The legend speaks his mind about the week's football events and answers your questions every Thursday at 7.20pm. We may even get a sing song going.


Giles: Pele vs Best, Euro 2016 final, leaving RTÉ panel  

John Giles joins Ger in studio to talk through the main stories of the week and it's the last one for a month as we enter this (short) summer football break.

Hope for Ireland, organised Iceland, pathetic England  

John joins Ger in studio to talk Ireland, England and those ballsy Icelanders.

John Giles is not getting carried away  

John Giles is in studio to reflect on last night's famous win in Lille.

Same again vs. Belgium Martin & no credit to Hodgson  

John Giles is on with Nathan chatting about Ireland's chances against Belgium this Saturday and England's last gasp victory against Wales.

Plan B without Walters, New contracts and Hotel boredom  

The great man joins us in studio on the eve of Euro2016 to look ahead to the tournament. With Jon Walters still not training, who will O'Neill play if he's not available?

Liverpool Flop, Blame Gazza for the Tears, FA Cup woe  

John is back in studio with Ger to chat through the football stories of the week. Liverpool lose the Europa League final, Man United have the FA Cup final to come.

Putting Snow in Jack Charlton's Car, Martinez & Arter  

Ger is joined by John Giles, as always on a Thursday night to chat through the main stories of the football week as the Ireland squad was announce & Martinez was sacked.

Pep needs time, Spurs losts heads, 70s Leeds v Atletico  

John is back on tonight with Ger to chat through the football stories of the week.

Tommy Walsh leaving Kerry, O'Neill's contract, Pro 12  

The panel discuss Tommy Walsh's frustration with a lack of game time. They also talk about the apparent change in culture at Leinster in recent years.

Man City's chances in Madrid and Pep's strange choices  

John Giles talks to Ger about Man City's chances of qualifying for the Champions League final and they also address some bizarre management decisions by Pep Guardiola

"If Martinez hasn't fixed it by now, he's not going to"  

Ger chats to John Giles, as always on a Thursday about this week's football. Both Roberto Martinez and Louis Van Gaal's futures are up for discussion.

Giles: 60s fashion & music, Wilshere, Torres, PSG/City  

John joins Ger in studio to give his take on the latest developments in the world of football with a large slice of nostalgia.

Giles: His Ireland XI & do England need Rooney?  

Joe is joined in studio by John Giles to reflect on the international week with a focus on both the Irish and English squads.

Giles: Playing against Cruyff and 'Total Football'  

John Giles recalls playing against Johan Cruyff in the European Cup and asks the pertinent question - 'What is Total Footnball?'

Giles on United-Liverpool, Arsenal, 1975 European Cup  

John joins Nathan on the line to discuss the latest stories in the football world.

Giles: Hazard shirt-swapping, European memories  

John Giles joins Ger in studio to reflect on Chelsea's defeat to PSG, Liverpool-United's first European night and all the other big soccer stories.

Giles:Rashford rescuing LVG, Arsenal culture of failure  

John Giles joins Joe on the line after a pretty interesting couple of days in the Premier League.

Giles: Arsenal, Fans Abuse & MSN vs Best, Charlton, Law  

Joe chats to John Giles about the week's football and the weekend to come which see's Man United vs. Arsenal and the Capital One Cup final between Man City and Liverpool.

Gilesy's reaction to Man Utd going 2-1 down: "oh god"  

John gives his reaction to the latest set-back for Man United under Louis van Gaal and he also tells us of the brilliant Spurs team of the 1960's

Giles on Jack beating him to the Ireland gig, Leicester  

John Giles is in studio to remember the appointment of Jack Charlton and talk about what could be the greatest miracle in Premier League history - Leicester City.

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