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    • 4.8 • 290 Ratings

Listen to the award winning Second Captains every Monday presented by Eoin McDevitt, Ken Early and Ciaran Murphy.
Join The Second Captains World Service and get access to our daily shows and much more. Become a Second Captains member at secondcaptains.com.
- iTunes Podcast of the Year
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- The Guardian's 50 Podcasts You Need To Hear
- Ireland's Most-Downloaded Podcast

    Ep 1880: This Is Your Brain On Pickford - 19/10/20

    Ep 1880: This Is Your Brain On Pickford - 19/10/20

    Ep 1880: This Is Your Brain On Pickford - 19/10/20 by Second Captains

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ep 1875: Stephen Kenny's Crazy Week, Goalless Again, Mick's Shtick - 12/10/20

    Ep 1875: Stephen Kenny's Crazy Week, Goalless Again, Mick's Shtick - 12/10/20

    Ireland were goalless again against Wales, but with half a team out due to Covid complications, with a bombshell false positive from Slovakia leaving a bitter taste in the mouth, and with a new manager left bearing the brunt of communicating all this drama to the public - a 0-0 draw was a pretty good result, and the performance was encouraging too.

    Richie Sadlier and Gavin Cooney of the42.ie join Ken, Eoin and Murph as we discuss a pretty stressful week in the life of Stephen Kenny.

    Mick McCarthy's continued presence as a kind of Greek chorus around Kenny as he starts his international management career is still a disgrace, and we also discuss just what Liverpool and Man United have in common with Marcus Crassus.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Ep 1870: Never Mind The Quality, Feel The Guuuhls - 05/10/20

    Ep 1870: Never Mind The Quality, Feel The Guuuhls - 05/10/20

    Manchester United losing 1-6 to Spurs is the sort of result you could just about imagine happening in real life, if things ever went as badly off the rails for United as early in the game as they did yesterday. But Liverpool losing 7-2 to Villa in the very next game... does... not... compute...

    Is this just what football is now? How did it get this way? And should we just enjoy it while it lasts?

    Richie Sadlier joins us to talk about the 7-2 and the 1-6. Are they really the same thing? And at whom does he point the finger of blame in the target-rich environment of Manchester United?

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Klopp Feasts On Keane, Kobe's Mean Days, You'll Never Break The Irish

    Klopp Feasts On Keane, Kobe's Mean Days, You'll Never Break The Irish

    This week's look around the Second Captain show house includes Ken's theory on Klopp's Sky savagery, the truth about young Kobe Bryant and ex Connacht coach Pat Lam on the game that changed his life and the unbreakable Irish spirit.

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    • 9 min
    Ep 1865: Careless Hands, Crusty Haunches - 28/09/20

    Ep 1865: Careless Hands, Crusty Haunches - 28/09/20

    It was a weekend that reminded you of what we treasure about the game of football - the chance for everybody to absolutely lose their minds over something that really does not matter at all.

    We talk about why almost all the outrage over "the new handball rule" misses the point.

    There is also Pat Kenny, Paddy Kenny, Neil Warnock's crusty haunches, Lord Bamford and the latest from the Suarez-Messi telenovela, before Jonathan Wilson and Jacob Steinberg join us to talk about hands, Pep and Super Frank.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Nice Guys Come First, Sugrue At Us Open, Forgive Frank

    Nice Guys Come First, Sugrue At Us Open, Forgive Frank

    On this week's taster we chat to green jersey winner Sam Bennett about imposter syndrome, Ireland's next golf superstar James Sugrue about playing alongside Bubba Watson and Lee Westwood at the US Open and Ken about forgiving Frank Lampard - secondcaptains.com/join is where its at!

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
290 Ratings

290 Ratings

Not Sean Chaney ,

Getting jiggy with it...

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Warwick Hunt ,

Great on sport...shame they get political

After 4 years of membership I cancelled my subscription after getting a belly full of political pontification from Ken. The man is very entertaining on many things with a splendid turn of phrase, but I don’t want to be preached at.

Eoin is a consummate host and Ciaran , with his big brain, provided additional insight and texture. However Ken is clearly the star-turn. Alas his alter-ego, Hugh Briss, turns up unexpectedly to provide an unpleasant and unwelcome moral input. Too bad.... there were great times

dontlookdownlooksideways ,

Drowning in paperwork

David O’ Doherty’s podcast is the best thing about the pandemic

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