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Welcome to Belfast Live's new football podcast - That's What I Call Football. We are back for the new season with a brilliant new show, backed by our friends at http://BetMcLean.com.

Welcome to Belfast Live's new football podcast - That's What I Call Football. We are back for the new season with a brilliant new show, backed by our friends at http://BetMcLean.com.

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United Kingdom

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Welcome to Belfast Live's new football podcast - That's What I Call Football. We are back for the new season with a brilliant new show, backed by our friends at http://BetMcLean.com.

Language:

English

Contact:

02890568111


Episodes

18: S3 #18 That's What I Call Football

2/24/2021
This week's special guest is former Northern Ireland and Manchester United goalkeeper Roy Carroll. Roy - who is currently playing with Dungannon Swifts - reflects on his career so far, including the influential managers he has worked under such as Sir Alex Ferguson and Michael O'Neill. The 43-year-old also chats about his new role with Northern Ireland Under 19s and 17s, and the mental health battle that has helped shaped his life. We also have our weekly charity bet courtesy of BetMcLean....

Duration:01:05:42

16: S3 #16 That's What I Call Football

2/11/2021
This week's special guest is Carrick Rangers midfielder Gerard Storey. Gerard joins Gareth Fullerton and Gerard Lyttle in the virtual studio to chat about his loan move from Portsmouth. The 18-year-old talks about his return to the Irish League, choosing football over boxing, and his hopes for the future He also talks about Carrick's ambitions for the rest of the season.

Duration:00:42:14

15: S3 #15 That's What I Call Football

2/5/2021
This week's special guest is Glentoran's deadline day signing Conor McMenamin. Conor joins Gareth Fullerton and Paul Leeman in the virtual studio to chat about his big move to the Oval. The 25-year-old forward talks about the hectic 24 hours that led to him signing for the Glens, after coming so close to joining Larne. Conor also looks ahead to Saturday's clash with former club Cliftonville. We also assess who did well in the transfer window and Leeper picks out this week's charity bet.

Duration:00:42:18

14: S3 #14 That's What I Call Football

1/28/2021
This week's special guest is Larne midfielder Lee Lynch. Lee joins Gareth, Gerard and Darren in the virtual studio to chat about his time at Inver Park. The 29-year-old opens up on ongoing contract talks, Larne's season so far and their hopes for the future. Lee also reflects on his time as a teenager at West Bromwich Albion, and playing in the USA and Spain, where he trained under Glenn Hoddle. We also have our weekly charity bet.

Duration:01:01:32

13: S3 #13 That's What I Call Football

1/21/2021
This week's special guest is Glentoran manager Mick McDermott. Mick joins Gareth, Darren and Gerard in the virtual studio to discuss the return of the Danske Bank Premiership this weekend. In a packed show we also talk about Covid testing within the league, summer football and artificial pitches. We also reflect on Glentoran's season so far, the impact of social media and Mick's boardroom plans at the Oval. On top of that Gerard picks out another charity bet hoping to make it two wins on the...

Duration:01:14:01

12: S3 #12 That's What I Call Football

1/14/2021
This week's special guest is new Cliftonville signing Rory Hale. Rory joins Gareth, Gerard and Darren in the virtual studio to discuss the past week's events in the Danske Bank Premiership. They chat about the two-week circuit-breaker in the league, and last Saturday's North Belfast derby which saw Hale score against former club Crusaders. The 25-year-old midfielder also reflects on his time with Aston Villa and playing alongside the likes of Jack Grealish and Adam Traore. We also have some...

Duration:00:56:42

11: S3 #11 That's What I Call Football

1/6/2021
We have two Irish League legends on this week's show. Former Glentoran captain Paul Leeman and ex-Linfield skipper Michael Gault join Gareth and Gerard in the virtual studio. They chat about how the Irish League is handling the thread of Covid-19 and whether this season will survive 38 games. We also look ahead to this weekend's massive Big Two clash and look back at some derby memories of yesteryear. Leeper and Gaulty pick out their 'best' and 'worst' derby moments, while Gerard tries his...

Duration:00:55:13

11: Bonus - That's What I Call Football - Power of Pause Special

12/31/2020
A slightly different episode this week as we shift our focus from the Irish League to the broader topic of mental health in sport. As part of Belfast Live and Electric Ireland's Power of Pause (https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/all-about/power-of-pause) campaign we are looking at the initiatives, tools and practical techniques that are helping professional and part time sports people improve their mental health. Gareth catches up with NIFL (https://www.nifootballleague.com/) Development Officer...

Duration:00:44:03

10: S3 #10 That's What I Call Football

12/17/2020
This week's special guest is Ballymena United midfielder Josh Kelly. Josh reflects on the Sky Blues' recent form which has seen the club climb to fourth spot in the Danske Bank Premiership. He also reveals the clear-the-air talks instigated by Jim Ervin and the measured approach of manager David Jeffrey which all contributed to the revival. We also look back at another busy week of Irish League action and pick out another Charity Bet.

Duration:00:52:46

9: S3 #9 That's What I Call Football

12/10/2020
It’s another week and another top episode of our Irish League podcast - That's What I Call Football. This week's special guest is Larne striker Johnny McMurray who joins Darren Fullerton and Gerard Lyttle in our virtual studio to discuss all things Irish League. Johnny reflects on his recent return from a serious knee injury, the trials and tribulations of rehab during lockdown and how Saturday's late winner against Glenavon almost left him in tears. We chat about Larne’s start to the season...

Duration:00:58:23

8: S3 #8 That's What I Call Football

12/3/2020
It’s another week and another top episode of our Irish League podcast - That's What I Call Football. This week's special guest is Glentoran striker and recently crowned Irish League young player of the year Paul O'Neill Paul joins Darren Fullerton - deputising for Gareth who is on holiday - and Gerard Lyttle in our virtual studio to talk all things Irish League. The lads discuss Paul’s impact at The Oval, including a memorable goal in July’s Irish Cup final win over Ballymena United, and his...

Duration:00:55:56

7: S3 #7 That's What I Call Football

11/27/2020
This week's special guest is former Irish League player and manager Gerry Flynn. Gerry - who won the league with Cliftonville and an Irish Cup with Coleraine - joins Gareth and Gerard to chat about football and his life in Spain. We find out what lockdown was like for Gerry in Murcia, and his memories of playing in the Irish League. We also talk hard men, communal baths and the one and only Marty Quinn who managed Gerry at Cliftonville and Coleraine. And we have our weekly Charity Bet, as...

Duration:01:03:29

6: S3 #6 That's What I Call Football

11/19/2020
This week's special guest is Linfield striker Andy Waterworth. Andy joins Gareth and Gerard to chat about the Blues' impressive start to the season. The former Glentoran hitman also reveals his new-found love of yoga, and how he took up golf during lockdown. We also have some fans' questions and another Charity Bet. Gerard won last week - can he do it again?

Duration:00:53:56

5: S3 #5 That's What I Call Football

11/13/2020
Tomas Cosgrove stepped up to the plate this week after our original guest had an absolute technical mare. Marty Donnelly was teed up to join Gareth and Gerard in the virtual studio but some IT gremlins derailed his appearance. Thankfully Tomas proved a more than capable (and chatty) substitute. The defender chatted about Larne's encouraging start to the season, and their ambitions this season. The lads looked back on another topsy-turvy week in the Danske Bank Premiership and chatted about...

Duration:00:42:35

4: S3 #4 That's What I Call Football

11/5/2020
This week's special guest is Cliftonville defender Aaron Donnelly. Aaron joins Gareth, Gerard and Barry in the virtual studio to talk all things Irish League. The lads discuss Aaron's impact at Solitude including last season's breakthrough year, and we get the latest on the injury he picked up on Tuesday night. We also chat about Cliftonville's Academy which continues to develop exciting young players, and Aaron marks out some of the teenage talent to look out for. We also discuss Larne's...

Duration:00:51:24

3: S3 #3 That's What I Call Football

10/30/2020
This week's special guest is Coleraine manager Oran Kearney. Oran joins Gareth, Gerard and Darren on the show to talk things Irish League. The Bannsiders boss discusses lockdown, Coleraine's European campaign, Irish League characters and recalls an old Linfield trip to Latvia in 2005 when pints cost "about 30p". We also have a tonne of fans' questions for our special guest and another Charity Bet courtesy of BetMcLean. Darren won over £250 for our charity last week - can he do it again?...

Duration:00:59:13

2: S3 #2 That's What I Call Football

10/22/2020
This week's special guest is Portadown manager Matthew Tipton. Matthew joins Gareth, Gerard and Darren on our 'virtual' podcast to reflect on the Ports' impressive start to the season last Saturday. On this episode Matthew also chats about Portadown's aspirations this season, and how his young squad is handling life in the top flight. The lads also discuss the debate surrounding fans attending games, live streaming, Glentoran's selection dilemma, Ballymena United's new signings and much...

Duration:00:58:24

1: S3 #1 That's What I Call Football

10/15/2020
We are back for another season of That's What I Call Football! After being sidelined for seven months due to the coronavirus pandemic we have returned to the mics (remotely, of course) to preview the start of a new Danske Bank Premiership campaign. It all kicks off this weekend, starting with the Friday night game between Coleraine and Ballymena United. In this preview show Gareth Fullerton, Gerard Lyttle and Barry Johnston look ahead to the new campaign, and how clubs will cope amid...

Duration:00:56:41

33: S2 #33 That's What I Call Football

3/12/2020
This week's special guest is Cliftonville forward Conor McMenamin. Conor joins Gareth Fullerton, Gerard Lyttle and Darren Fullerton in the studio to discuss the potential impact of the coronavirus on local football. With the League of Ireland being suspended until March 29, will the NI Football League follow suit? Conor also reflects on his season with Cliftonville, and his career so far. He also reveals how darts star Michael van Gerwen played a part in him being axed by Linfield. We also...

Duration:01:03:42