The Off the Ball Football Show

The Off the Ball Football Show


After 9 o'clock our soccer correspondent enters the frame for soccer debate with some of the worlds top football correspondents.


Demise of Leyton Orient & Ireland vs Austria  

Nathan, Dave, Luke Edwards and David Sneyd discuss Leyton Orient’s demise and look ahead to Ireland’s World Cup qualifier match with Austria.

#OTBVicarSt: Pearce on Clough, non-league & England  

Stuart Pearce and Chris Waddle talk about England, non-league days, working life before football and the game in the 80s and 90s

OTB Vicar St - Gary Breen on 2002 + deep Irish roots  

Gary Breen talks about the 2002 World Cup, growing up in Hendon supporting Ireland and that chant on OTB Vicar Street. Joined by Keith Andrews

OTB Vicar St: Chris Waddle on Jack, Gazza, Marseille  

Chris Waddle at the Off the Ball roadshow in Vicar Street, talking Jack Charlton, Gazza (including his interaction with Fergie) and his time in Marseille

Preston's secret agent and Ireland's prep for Austria  

Joe is joined in studio by Dan McDonnell and Kevin Kilbane to reflect on the significant developments in Irish football since Thursday night.

OTB Helix: FA Cup Panel on vivid memories  

Ronnie Whelan, Mark Lawrenson, Michael Ballack and David O'Leary talk about their most vivid memories from the FA Cup and discuss what the game means

Ballack Interview: East German youth + native coolness  

Michael Ballack talks about growing up in East Germany, the German use of "positive fear", the 2002 World Cup, and working with Jose Mourinho

O'Leary, Whelan + Lawro: Ireland memories, FA Cup glory  

At the OTB Roadshow in the Helix, David O'Leary, Mark Lawrenson and Ronnie Whelan talk Ireland and FA Cup glories and managerial travails

Farewell, Francesco Totti & José's Season Saved  

Ger and Joe are joined by Paddy Agnew to talk Francesco Totti ahead of his final game this weekend, and Graham Hunter talks Man United winning the Europa League.

ROI PL review, 15 years since Saipan, Hughton interview  

Emmet Malone joins Joe, Kevin and Kenny to talk the Irish in the Premier League, we remember what happened 15 years ago today and we speak to Chris Hughton.

Final Weekend Shenanigans, Football Egos & The New Ajax  

Joe is joined on the Football Show by Pat Nevin to reflect on the final weekend of the Premier League while David Winner is on the line to chat about an exciting new Ajax

King Kane, Diving, Bale & The La Liga Season Review  

The Football Show, with Ger and Kevin in studio and Graham Hunter on the 2016/17 La Liga season.

Boring United, Jim at Celtic, Monaco & Waddle's Owls  

Ger and Kev are joined by Chris Waddle to talk Sheffield Wednesday memories, Julien Laurens on Monaco's exciting young talents and they discuss McGuinness and Man United.

Diego Costa's folks, Sky promo bliss, United clauses  

Dan joins Joe in studio and Ewan MacKenna is on the line for a Football Show including Sky Sports promos, Costa's background and Manchester United clauses.

Brady Settling In, Juve Treble Tilt, Sturridge Future  

Martin O'Neill's handling of the Scott Hogan situation, James Horncastle on Juventus' bid for a treble, the possible end for brilliant Daniel Sturridge at Liverpool

The Phil Neville Interview  

Phil Neville on his career at Manchester United, seeing more of Fergie's charm than the hairdryer, and bawling his eyes out when he left for Everton

Wenger's reprieve, Jose's odd season, Spurs farewell  

Tommy Martin and Kevin Kilbane preview the weekend's games, discuss Wenger's reprieve, Man United's frailties, Spurs farewell

Keith Andrews on U17s, Real triumph & Man United angst  

Graham Hunter on Real's triumph and says farewell to the Calderon, while Keith Andrews talks about Irish U17s progress

Madrid Battle, Arsenal chasing Liverpool & Mark O'Brien  

Ger and Kev are in for the Football Show as Real Madrid see off Atletico Madrid in Europe, Mark O'Brien chats to the lads & Arsenal close the gap on Liverpool.

Muntari and FIFA, nobody cares about Boro, Dave vs Jose  

Dan joins Joe in studio to watch the closing stages of Juventus - Monaco, Muntari and agents are on the agenda, Craig Hope talks Boro and Dave & Jose face-off.

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