An Irishman Abroad

Miguel Delaney: Episode 248

June 15, 2018

Miguel Delaney is the Independent’s Chief Football Correspondent and this week he joined Jarlath just before jetting off to Russia for 5 weeks at the World Cup. Miguel speaks about the business of football (12:00), being an outcast in school just because of his name (17:00) and why he believes that football is not free from doping (35:00).

From discussing the lowest moment of his career (52:00) to his advice to young writers (1:10:00), how Ken Early is fooling nobody (1:05:00), his online spat with Graham Linehan (31:00) and his vision for how the World Cup is going to play out (Patreon extended cut), this is a truly enjoyable conversation with one of Ireland’s most acclaimed sports writers.

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