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#3ATB every Thursday: talking Premier League, Irish football, around the continent & the big stories of the day.

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  • 73. Klopp's heavy legged football

    The lads take a look at Liverpool's disasterclass against Napoli, the struggles defensively and how it can all be undone, as well as Napoli's part in making it happen. We chat about Thomas Tuchel's surprise sacking at Chelsea and Graham Potter's move there and how Brighton might fill the gap left behind.We also chat Richarlison's Champions League heroics, United's big win against Arsenal and Shamrock Rovers' 0-0 draw to begin their Conference League group stage.Please subscribe & rate the podcast!#3ATB | Contact | Hosted by Kevin Coleman (@kvn_clmn), Phil Greene (@iampgreene) and Enda Higgins (@endahiggins88).

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  • 72. Are we the Farmers League?

    This week, Kevin is joined by Simon Kelly (@simonkelly93) and Declan Harte (@CheesyHartePun) to discuss Liverpool's last minute win against Newcastle and how Darwin Nunez could be the Joker in the pack heading into the Merseyside Derby. Also, why Arthur Melo doesn't make a whole pile of sense as Liverpool makes a rare Deadline Day panic buy.We chat about Erling Haaland making the Premier League look like the real Farmers League, how easy he could make Pep's goal of winning the Champions League, and also talk about Chelsea and Arsenal's early season form, plus how Spurs are faring as Richarlison draws the ire of the English football media.And we talk about Jason Knight's lack of a summer transfer and how that may not necessarily be a bad thing.Please subscribe & rate the podcast!#3ATB | Contact | Hosted by Kevin Coleman (@kvn_clmn), Phil Greene (@iampgreene) and Enda Higgins (@endahiggins88).
  • 71. One regular day of Barclays

    There's a busy weekend of Premier League action to unpack - the lads talk about Liverpool's struggles to find a win, Man Utd's struggles to do anything right, what they should do at the goalkeeper position and the state of online fandom following the abuse of Crystal Palace defender Joachim Anderson. We also discuss if Arsenal were slept on heading into this season as well as Spurs and Chelsea serving up the finest of Barclays action on Sunday.Elsewhere, we chat about Robbie Brady possibly breaking back into Ireland's plans, Michael Obafemi finally getting his head screwed on and the state of the Bundesliga as Bayern go in search of an 11th title in a row.Please subscribe & rate the podcast!#3ATB | Contact | Hosted by Kevin Coleman (@kvn_clmn), Phil Greene (@iampgreene) and Enda Higgins (@endahiggins88).
  • 70. This is Haaland's league now

    Kevin is joined by Oisin Doherty and Rudi Kinsella to flick through the opening Premier League weekend talking points, including Erling Haaland's instant domination and his cartoonish demeanor, Liverpool's ageing struggles, Aleksander Mitrovic and the latest goings on at Manchester Utd off the back of their opening day defeat to Brighton.We also chat about the Irish clubs flying the flag in Europe and the Irish players taking the Football League by storm, including Troy Parrott's impact at Preston and Chiedozie Ogbene's fantastic start to life in the Championship. We also talk Nathan Collins, Gavin Bazunu and Conor Coventry's West Ham debut, plus the Scouse manager madness with Steven Gerrard and Joey Barton.Please subscribe & rate the podcast!#3ATB | Contact | Hosted by Kevin Coleman (@kvn_clmn), Phil Greene (@iampgreene) and Enda Higgins (@endahiggins88).
  • 69. The 2022/23 season is here!

    The gang are back for a new season and kick things off by looking at the impact Euro 2022 has had on the women's game, both worldwide and here at home in Ireland. We take a look at Liverpool and Manchester City heading into this season, including Darwin Nunez and Erling Haaland's English football adjustment, why City might be got at and why Spurs could be a surprise package for the first half of the season in our first spicy hot take of the campaign.On the Irish front, we analyse Nathan Collins and Gavin Bazunu's big Premier League moves and why Burnley may turn out to be the perfect landing spot for Josh Cullen. Also, there's some chat on the new offside technology, tiny defenders, Hawk-Eye and Enda gets his first reps of the season in on Mikel Arteta.Please subscribe & rate the podcast!#3ATB | Contact | Hosted by Kevin Coleman (@kvn_clmn), Phil Greene (@iampgreene) and Enda Higgins (@endahiggins88).
  • 68. Ep 68: Ireland 1-1 Sweden, Champions League madness

    The lads cover the Ireland Women's fantastic 1-1 draw away in Sweden, the fantastic stories throughout the team and how that puts us in great stead for World Cup qualification in 2023.Elsewhere, we chat about the European barnstormer between Real Madrid and Chelsea, Unai Emery's incredible knockout football record, Erik Ten Hag's appointment at Man Utd, plus Kenny Shiels' ridiculous comments on the back of Northern Ireland Women's loss to England.Please subscribe, review and support the show!Contact: editor@backpagefootball / Twitter @bpfootball / Host: Kevin Coleman (@kvn_clmn) with Phil Greene (@iampgreene) and Enda Higgins (@endahiggins88).
  • 67. Ep 67: Gambling ads in football

    This week, the lads are joined by James Grimes from The Big Step initiative which aims to raise awareness around the issues with gambling ads in football. As gambling brands and advertising becomes more and more prevalent on TV and around the grounds, James speaks about his own history with addiction and the efforts The Big Step are going to curb the impact ads are having on gambling addiction. We speak about the why so much advertising can be so harmful, the poor messaging brands are sending out and why we might look on bookmakers as we do now with tobacco.Elsewhere, the lads cut through the Champions League action this week, Erik Ten Hag's imminent arrival at Manchester United, Michael Obafemi's case for a chance in the Ireland team and the latest on the Qatar World Cup - plus the massive investigative report from Der Spiegel into Manchester City's financial acrobatis.