Mick McCarthy: Episode 225

6Jan

This week, former Irish international player and manager, Mick Mc Carthy, welcomed Jarlath into his home to discuss the fascinating story of his life and career. Mick explains why the most ridiculous decision of his life was to take the Ireland job (45:00), why he doesn’t want to talk about Saipan (1:04:00), spotting fear in young modern players (7:00) and the injury that cost him and his family a life in France (11:00).

From his thoughts on footballer’s wives (15:00) to why he would have Kevin Kilbane as a son (1:01:00), what he learned from Richie Sadlier (53:00), his hilarious trick to fool paparazzi outside his home (18:00) and much more, this is a joyful conversation with a true member of Irish football’s Hall of Fame.

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