This week, Irish footballing legend Kevin Kilbane joined Jarlath for an incredibly frank conversation about his life and career. Kevin opens up about the insecurities that he felt throughout his career (28:00) and ’that’ nightmare game against Iceland that left him inconsolable (33:00). Kevin also explains why he believes that Ireland could have reached the World Cup semi finals if Roy Keane had not left Saipan (1:11:00) and why it’s a travesty that Brian Kerr isn’t part of the Irish international setup (1:08:00).
From why he turned down Liverpool (46:00) to the guilt that he feels about his career to this day (30:00), feeling lonely upon retirement (14:00) and much more, this is truly a one of a kind conversation with one of Ireland’s sporting greats.
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