The Green Machíne brings listeners in-depth news, blunt, honest discussion and nostalgic Irish Football throwbacks. An outlet for Irish football fans, by Irish football fans. This includes weekly retro episodes and a live mid-week show that is streamed on Facebook and YouTube. Featuring Nick Menezes (Pundit Arena and the United Stand), David Dunne and Kenny McCoy (LandsdowneRoad.ie), Martin Prendergast (RISSC London) Brían Doyle (The Barstoolers) and Oisin McQueirns (The Home End).
The Midweek Show (Live): FAI’s Keane apology, WNT pay equality and pre season roundup.
Nick and David discuss the FAI’s apology to Robbie Keane and if it was fully warranted given his contract situation. The lads also discuss the potential pay equality that could be incoming for the women’s national team and give a roundup of how the Irish are getting on in pre-season. This plus much more!
First hand accounts of the Wembley madness and the implications on the 2030 World Cup bid
Martin and David who were both at Wembley on Sunday both give their first hand accounts of the madness that was seen throughout the day. The Irish reaction to the violence is discussed as well as the implications for a joint 2030 World Cup bid between the UK and Ireland. This plus much more.
Giovanni Trapattoni Part 4: 2012-2013
After an ill fated Euro 2012, Giovanni Trapattoni endured a forgettable 2014 World Cup Qualifying campaign which would cost him his job. More player fallouts, an inability to see games out and an overall verdict on Trap’s reign is discussed in the last episode of this Manager Monday era.
The Big Debate: Is the Irish block to England’s success justified or vitriol?
David and Brían engage in a fascinating debate from both angles in light of the reluctance of many Irish fans to acknowledge the success England’s Euro 2020 (plus 1) run. Historical, cultural, media and most importantly. football aspects are discussed where the question is posed if it is ok for Irish fans to support England when they take on Italy on Sunday or would it be sacrilegious?
Giovanni Trapattoni Part 3: Euro 2012
After a 10 year wait, Ireland finally qualify for a major tournament with fans quietly confident of an upset in Poland. However, trouble in the camp, a manager’s stubbornness and some howlers on the pitch quickly extinguished the optimism. This plus much more in the forgettable Euro 2012 edition of the Trapatonni era.
The summer transfer show: Who has moved and who needs a move? (Live)
Nick and David discuss the Irish moves so far this summer, the transfer rumours in the papers regarding Irish players and some Green Machíne predictions of who could be on the move and to where. The live video of this episode is available on Facebook and YouTube.