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S6EP38 - 2022 Season Finale with Alan Reynolds
Fresh from lifting the FAI Cup at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday, Derry City assistant manager Alan Reynolds joins us to reflect on the win and the year that was, as well as looking ahead to 2023.
Kieran & Gary review the FAI Cup final and some of the crowd issues that surrounded the game, the play-off final between UCD and Waterford, Stephen McGuinness's comments about some First Division clubs, Kerry FC joining the LOI, the FAI's EURO 2028 bid, the future of LOI TV, and more, as well as briefly setting the tone for next season.
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S6EP37 - FAI Cup Final Special with Gareth McGlynn & James Keddy
With four cup winners' medals between them, Derry City legend Gareth McGlynn and James Keddy, formerly of both Derry City & Shelbourne, are the perfect guests on our FAI Cup Final podcast special this week!
Aside from looking ahead to the Aviva Stadium showpiece, Kieran & Gary reflect on the final round of games in the Premier Division, the "structural issue scandal" that overshadowed Friday's First Division play-off final and they also discuss John Caulfield's future following defeat to Waterford.
The lads also look ahead to the Blues promotion/relegation decider against UCD, address rumours surrounding Andy Myler's future, deal with Ian Ryan's surprise Wexford departure and the introduction of a minimum wage for LOI players.
Simply put, you won't find a more comprehensive LOI show anywhere!
S6EP36 - With Dundalk COO Martin Connolly
Dundalk FC's Chief Operating Officer Martin Connolly joins us to discuss the Lilywhites return to Europe, rumours of unrest with Stephen O'Donnell this season, flares, Oriel Park, snd much more.
Kieran & Gary react to the surprise departure of Gary Cronin from Longford and De Town's play-off exit to Galway.
There are previews to the final round of league fixtures on Sunday and we've got a whole host of brilliant questions from listeners this week too.
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S6EP35 - The playoffs are here!
Ahead of the start of the First Division play-offs, we chat with fans Patrick Lynn (Waterford), Jason Shanahan (Treaty), Kevin Rooney (Longford), and Julian Canny (Galway) to get the fans perspective on the upcoming games.
Also on the show is St.Pat's fan Dermot Looney who tells us all about the latest LOI book on the horizon, "Saints Rising."
Elsewhere, Kieran & Gary reflect on Shamrock Rovers historic three-in-a-row and discuss what they must do to maintain their domestic dominance. The lads also chat in depth about the fallout from our episode with Kurtis Byrne last week, the FAI's public spat with its not ex-kit supplier, TV coverage for the league in the wake of the GAA pulling the plug on Sky Sports and much more.
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S6EP34 - Kurtis Byrne Tells All!
Two-time LOI winner, Kurtis Byrne officially announces his retirement on this week's show and tells us why he's decided to call time early on his LOI career and some of the circumstances at Bray this season that led to his decision.
Away from Kurtis, Kieran & Gary review the FAI Cup semi-finals, the latest league action, and Rovers in Europe.
All the usual stuff too including our world-famous predictions league and lots of moaning from Kieran about his poor auld knee.
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S6EP33 with Alex Baptiste & Madie Gibson
You never know what's coming next on Between the Stripes LOI podcast as this week we speak with a former English Premier League defender and an American superstar import playing in the Women's National League.
Also on this week's show, Kieran & Gary give us their Premier and First Division teams and players of the year which always makes for intense debate.
GREAT CONTENT FOR IRISH FOOTBALL
Great lads & great conversations every week, incorporating interesting interviews & gives great perspective on the reality of football in Ireland
Have listened to 3 different podcasts focusing on League of Ireland football and this is the only one I will always listen to the full episode for. Their insistence on full coverage of the First Division is really appreciated