Packie Bonner: Episode 116

5Dec

Packie Bonner is an Irish sporting icon. His success within the game is only matched by the love the Irish nation has for him. He sat down with Jarlath on a stormy day in Glasgow to talk about his early life in Donegal, the loneliness he struggled to overcome when joining Celtic at the tender age of 18 and the science behind goalkeeping. 

It's a wide ranging conversation about the nature of nostalgia, Roy Keane, learning from your mistakes and loyalty. Packie also discusses how writing his new book The Last Line went against the Donegal man in him until a friend showed him how much soul and inspiration could be drawn from his life story.

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