As ancient as it was lovable, the old Lansdowne Road stadium was home for Irish football fans. It was far from perfect, but it was the place where many a famous sporting memory was made before being demoilshed. Ste McGovern, Colm Boohig and Peter Henry of Football Faithful, remember the old ground, its special qualities, and some of the best moments that it featured.
How did Atletico Madrid, a club eternally in the shadow of their city rivals, win LaLiga and reach two Champions League finals? Euan McTear, author of Hijacking LaLiga, talks to our host Ste McGovern about the significance of Atleti’s league title in 2014, why they should have five Champions League titles instead of Bayern Munich, and how they broke the Spanish football duopoly of Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Little did we know when Spain eliminated the Irish on penalties from the World Cup in Suwon back in 2002, it would be our last appearance at the tournament. Ste McGovern (Balls.ie), Conor Clancy (Forza Italian Football) and Colm Boohig (Storyful) reminisce on Ireland vs Spain, Damien Duff’s best game in an Irish jersey, and why Ireland would have won with Roy Keane in the squad. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@nostalgiaultra5). Rate and review us on iTunes: https://goo.gl/VfMsEV