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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

8: S4 #8 That's What I Call Football

10/21/2021
This week's special guest is Cliftonville defender Jamie Harney. Jamie joins Gareth Fullerton, Barry Johnston and Gerard Lyttle in the virtual studio to chat all things Irish League. We look back on the Reds' comeback win over Bangor in the Co Antrim Shield on Tuesday night and reflect on the North Belfast club's season so far. We also discuss Saturday's controversy surrounding Glentoran goalkeeper Aaron McCarey.

Duration:00:54:00

7: S4 #7 That's What I Call Football

10/15/2021
This week's special guest is Linfield midfielder Chris Shields. Chris joins Gareth and Barry in the virtual studio to chat about life in the Irish League after joining the Blues from Dundalk back in June. We look ahead to the all-island Unite the Union Champions Cup which was launched on Thursday, and ask whether there is currently any gulf between the Irish League and League of Ireland. Chris also chats about future ambitions with Linfield, and reveals the initiation song he had to...

Duration:00:44:30

6: S4 #6 That's What I Call Football

10/6/2021
Bangor boss Lee Feeney joins Gareth Fullerton and Barry Johnston in the virtual studio this week. Lee and Barry open up on what it's really like being a football manager, and pick out some of the former bosses they learned the most off. Lee also reveals the regrets he has about his own playing career, which included spells at Linfield and Glasgow Rangers. We also hear a brilliant story about Lorenzo Amoruso's awful fashion sense. Speaking of fashion, Lee also recalls turning up to...

Duration:01:01:56

5: S4 #5 That's What I Call Football

9/30/2021
On this week's show we dissect Tuesday night's Big Two derby. Gareth, Gerard and Barry are joined by Glentoran legend Paul Leeman to pick the bones out of Linfield's 3-0 win at the Oval. We assess the Glens' shortcomings over the past week and reflect on a big derby victory for David Healy's Blues. We also look back on the past few days including Ballymena United's comeback win over Dungannon, and look ahead to this weekend's games including Linfield vs Cliftonville.

Duration:00:49:21

4: S4 #4 That's What I Call Football

9/22/2021
This week's special guest is Carrick Rangers boss Stuart King. Stuart chats about Carrick's season so far, with the club sitting fourth in the Premiership. We also reflect on their Co Antrim Shield exit to Dundela, and look ahead to their trip to Larne this weekend. We also chat about changing room mentalities, and how the modern day Irish League player would compare to players from Stuart's era. Gareth Fullerton and Barry Johnston join Stuart in the virtual studio, while Gerard Lyttle...

Duration:00:59:00

3: S4 #3 That's What I Call Football

9/17/2021
This week's special guest is Cliftonville defender Colin Coates. Colin joins Gareth Fullerton and Barry Johnston in the virtual studio to chat about his career to date. From starting off as a winger and striker, Colin charts his journey from Boyland FC in East Belfast. to the Irish Premiership - where he has won every trophy going. He also reflects on his Northern Ireland debut against Italy in 2009 and his thoughts on Leeds United star and former Crusaders winger Stuart Dallas.

Duration:00:47:40

2: S4 #2 That's What I Call Football podcast

9/9/2021
This week's special guest is Crusaders new boy Johnny Black. Johnny joins Gareth Fullerton and Barry Johnston in the Belfast Live virtual studio. The 33-year-old chats about returning to the Irish League after spending eight years in Australia. We also hear about his rigorous training regime as he looks to get back to full fitness, and when he expects to be in first-team contention. There's also a brilliant story involving Jonny Frazer and Jeff Spiers...

Duration:00:40:18

1: S4 #1 That's What I Call Football

9/3/2021
Welcome to a brand new season of That's What I Call Football podcast! Yes folks, the new Irish Premiership season is under way - and we are back with more Irish League chat and craic. To help us kick-off the new season we welcomed Glentoran manager Mick McDermott onto the show alongside former title-winning Cliftonville midfielder Barry Johnston. We get Mick's views on the title race, summer signings, Friday night football and Cristiano Ronaldo...

Duration:00:49:18

33: S3 #33 That’s What I Call Football

6/11/2021
They think it's all over - it is now! It's the final episode of season 3 of That's What I Call Football. Gareth Fullerton, Gerard, Lyttle, Barry Johnston and Darren Fullerton gathered in the virtual studio to recap the 2020/21 campaign. We reflect on Larne's Euro play-off success last weekend, and all the highs and lows from a season like no other. We also calculate our final Charity Bet total, which came in at over £2,000 profit!

Duration:01:05:10

32: S3 #32 That's What I Call Football

6/3/2021
Just as the curtain was starting to fall on the Irish League season - we have another controversial penalty shootout! On this week's podcast Gareth Fullerton, Barry Johnston and Paul Leeman pick the bones out of Tuesday's Euro playoff furore at Solitude. They also look ahead to Saturday's final showdown between Cliftonville and Larne and give their predictions. There's also more praise for Linfield (Barry can't help himself) and Leeper believes Glentoran fans should feel optimistic about...

Duration:00:55:38

31: S3 #31 That's What I Call Football

5/27/2021
Linfield double winner Conor Pepper is the guest on this week's podcast. The Blues defender joins Gareth Fullerton and Gerard Lyttle in the virtual studio. Conor reflects on a memorable week where Linfield won the Irish Cup and Premiership title. We reflect on Conor's debut season for the Blues, and the challenge that lies ahead for David Healy's champions. Conor also opens up on the online abuse he received after joining Linfield from Glentoran, and the debt of gratitude he owes to...

Duration:00:56:02

30: S3 #30 That's What I Call Football

5/20/2021
On this week's show Gareth Fullerton, Gerard Lyttle and Barry Johnston preview the Irish Cup final between Linfield and Larne. We pick through the post-mortem of Crusaders' controversial penalty shootout loss in the semis, and the threatened legal challenge which could potentially derail Friday's showpiece. We look into Tuesday's shootout drama and what course of action the Irish FA could take, and we also give our predictions for the final. If it goes ahead on Friday... Plenty of ifs,...

Duration:00:47:35

29: S3 #29 That's What I Call Football

5/13/2021
This week's special guest is Linfield assistant manager Ross Oliver. Ross joins Gareth Fullerton and Gerard Lyttle in the virtual studio to chat all things Irish League. We reflect on Linfield's season so far, and their quest to win another double. We look ahead to Saturday's game against Larne which could see the Blues clinch the title, and their ' Irish Cup semi-final against Ballymena United. Ross also reveals the "humble" nature of Linfield's successful squad.

Duration:00:49:41

28: S3 #28 That's What I Call Football

5/6/2021
This week's special guest is St James' Swifts manager and friend of the show Barry Johnston. We look ahead to St James' big Irish Cup second round clash with Dergview this weekend. Barry reveals how difficult it has been preparing for the tie and what it has been like for the club coming out of lockdown. We also discuss the other Irish Cup ties this weekend, including a big one at the Oval. And we reflect on another busy week of Premiership action which has Linfield standing on the cusp...

Duration:00:57:49

27: S3 #27 That's What I Call Football

4/29/2021
This week's special guest is Crusaders striker Jamie McGonigle. Jamie joins Gareth Fullerton and Paul Leeman in the virtual studio to discuss his career so far. From breaking into Coleraine's first team to a high-profile move to Crusaders, to the Shore Road club's season so far. We also look ahead to a big weekend in the Premiership, including the top two playing each other in a massive Big Two showdown. PLUS we have our usual charity bet courtesy of BetMcLean.

Duration:00:36:33

26: S3 #26 That's What I Call Football

4/22/2021
We are back with another top episode of our Irish League podcast - That's What I Call Football! This week Darren Fullerton is joined in our virtual studio by former Glentoran captain Paul Leeman and special guest, Coleraine defender Steven Douglas. Now 43 and set to retire next month, the colourful ‘Dougie’ reflects on a remarkable career that saw him play in four decades of the Irish League. The veteran defender looks back on his time with Larne, winning the title with Portadown in 2002...

Duration:00:58:14

25: S3 #25 That's What I Call Football

4/16/2021
This week's special guest is Northern Ireland women's captain Marissa Callaghan. Marissa joins Gareth and Gerard in the virtual studio to reflect on NI's incredible Euro qualification success. We chat about the celebrations that followed their playoff win over Ukraine, and what it means to women's football here. Marissa also revealed her son's inspiration - and how it could lead to a tattoo - and looks ahead to next summer's finals in England. We also have a recap of the past week's...

Duration:00:51:00

24: S3 #24 That's What I Call Football

4/9/2021
This week's special guest is Ballymena United captain Jim Ervin. Jim reflects on his career to date including almost a decade spent with Linfield where he won every trophy going. The 35-year-old offers an insight into the leaders in that Windsor dressing room, and we get an insight into "humble legend" Noel Bailie. Jim also reflects on his time at Ballymena United and working under iconic manager David Jeffrey. We also chat about Shay McCartan's new Sky Blues deal and the bright future...

Duration:00:52:36

23: S3 #23 That's What I Call Football

4/1/2021
This week's special guest is Linfield midfielder Kyle McClean. Kyle chats about about the ACL injury that ended his season in the midst of an exciting title race. He also reflects on signing a new contract with the Blues and his time with Nottingham Forest and St Johnstone earlier in his career. We take a look back on the past week's action in the Danske Bank Premiership, and pick out another charity bet courtesy of Bet McLean.

Duration:00:56:45

22: S3 #22 That's What I Call Football

3/25/2021
Glentoran defender Bobby Burns joins Gareth Fullerton and Barry Johnston in the virtual studio for this week's podcast. We get the latest on Bobby's recovery from a double leg break sustained last October, and how he has been filling his time with some punditry work, coaching, tactical analysis and cooking. Bobby and Barry also debate whether players are playing too much football this season.

Duration:01:03:53