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Conan Byrne & European Clashes
Episode 1815th July 2021 • Final Whistle League of Ireland • Final Whistle
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We're crossing swords with some of our rivals this week as we spar with League of Ireland legend Conan Byrne who recently announced his retirement from the game after a distinguished career with UCD, Sporting Fingal, Shelbourne, St. Patrick's Athletic and most recently in the Irish League with Glentoran.

The show starts with hosts Alan Keane and Breifne Earley taking a look back at the last weeks domestic results and the first rounds of the European games which have had a mixed result for Irish sides so far ahead of Bohs and Sligo Rovers performances this very evening.

Alan and Conan remind each other decade old memories about FAI Cup Final clashes where each found themselves on the winning side, Conan with Sporting Fingal in 2009 and Alan in 2011 for Sligo Rovers against Shelbourne.

Conan chats about his charity work, including his work in Zambia, his road to the Aviva walk last year and the lockdown chats he organised with LOI stars reaching out to their vulnerable supporters for a chinwag at the height of the isolation of the pandemic.

Alan and Breifne discuss the upcoming fixtures, the FAI Cup draw and the second leg european games set for this evening.