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#John Giles

# john-giles - Friday 7 June, 2019

'At the time I was devastated. It was the biggest moment of my career, my life. I was in shock'

Jimmy Holmes suffered a traumatic injury while on Ireland duty in 1979 and everything changed for him at the age of just 25.

# john-giles - Friday 26 April, 2019

'I thought Keane was brilliant in his analysis and actually tore Neville to bits'

John Giles has also questioned Paul Pogba’s inclusion in the PFA Team of the Season.

# john-giles - Monday 26 November, 2018

'John Delaney rang me for a bit of advice'

Ireland and Leeds legend John Giles gave advice to the FAI CEO and Stephen Kenny prior to the announcement of the new Boys in Green boss.

# john-giles - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'It's only two years since he came home a hero after Euro 2016... People have short memories'

John Giles has some sympathy for Martin O’Neill, whose reign as Ireland boss ended on Wednesday.

# john-giles - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'I remember coming out for the warm-up and the chants were 'Kill the Fenian bastards''

Joe Waters was part of the Republic of Ireland side that faced Northern Ireland at Windsor Park at the height of The Troubles in 1979.

# john-giles - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Micko, Giles and bringing the story of Irish sports icons to screen

The challenges and rewards of productions on the Irish sport documentary landscape.

# john-giles - Friday 29 December, 2017

John Giles on Harry Kane's 'record' and more Premier League talking points

Plus, how big of an impact can Virgil van Dijk have at Liverpool?

# john-giles - Sunday 22 October, 2017

'John Giles came to the house... He wanted to get a group of young lads together, the best in the country' LOI Legends This post contains videos

'John Giles came to the house... He wanted to get a group of young lads together, the best in the country'

Ex-Shamrock Rovers player and current Bray boss Harry Kenny chats to The42 about his distinguished career in the League of Ireland.

# john-giles - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'Eamon rang me halfway through it. He said: 'John, this is really good.' Ah, I was delighted then'

‘What we had with Bill, Eamon, Liam and myself – it doesn’t come along every day,’ says John Giles. ‘The panel just became the panel.’

# john-giles - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Ireland must adopt the spirit of Holland '01 to beat Serbia tonight Opinion This post contains videos

Ireland must adopt the spirit of Holland '01 to beat Serbia tonight

After a difficult few days, Martin O’Neill’s men can take inspiration from great Irish victories of the past this evening.

# john-giles - Friday 30 June, 2017

The new John Giles documentary is essential viewing for Irish football fans Worth A Watch This post contains videos

The new John Giles documentary is essential viewing for Irish football fans

RTÉ will air the hour-long film about the legendary Irish midfielder on Monday.

# john-giles - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Clubs refusing to release players and multiple pitch invasions - Ireland-v-Austria in 1963 Back In Time This post contains videos

Clubs refusing to release players and multiple pitch invasions - Ireland-v-Austria in 1963

Prior to their win last November, 1963 was the last time the Boys in Green prevailed against their long-time rivals.

# john-giles - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'I remember the 1st day Ronaldo arrived... Alex said to me: take a picture of this guy, he's going to be a star' Interview This post contains videos

'I remember the 1st day Ronaldo arrived... Alex said to me: take a picture of this guy, he's going to be a star'

Ex-Ireland international John Devine chats to The42 about starring for Arsenal and his post-playing roles with Man United and Bayern.

# john-giles - Monday 15 May, 2017

# john-giles - Saturday 26 November, 2016

'Klopp's a one-trick pony' - Eamon Dunphy's new podcast is here, baby!

John Giles, Liam Brady and Didi Hamann are the guests on the first episode.

# john-giles - Monday 5 September, 2016

Didi Hamann starts for RTÉ in the John Giles role tonight

The former Liverpool player lines up alongside long-time panellists Eamon Dunphy and Liam Brady

# john-giles - Monday 11 July, 2016

RTÉ bids farewell to Ireland's 'greatest football man' John Giles Legend This post contains videos

RTÉ bids farewell to Ireland's 'greatest football man' John Giles

President Michael D Higgins and Eamon Dunphy led the tributes to one of the country’s best-loved pundits during his final appearance.

# john-giles - Sunday 10 July, 2016

'As good as it gets' - An Irish footballing legend ends his 30-year association with RTÉ tonight

The Irish pundit’s departure from the station was confirmed back in March.

# john-giles - Thursday 7 July, 2016

A definitive ranking of the 7 best Euro 2016 Après Match skits Satire This post contains videos

A definitive ranking of the 7 best Euro 2016 Après Match skits

Roy Keane interviews for the vacant England job and more gems.

# john-giles - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Millwall scout said Wes Hoolahan was 'too small'

The former-Shelbourne-player-turned-Ireland-hero has spent a large portion of his career in the lower leagues

# john-giles - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Here's who'll be talking you all the way through Euro 2016 on Irish TV

Giles, Dunphy, Souness, Lennon and some fresh voices too.

# john-giles - Friday 1 April, 2016

Do you agree with the 4 Ireland midfielders John Giles thinks should start at Euro 2016?

The veteran pundit gave his selections on Newstalk’s Off the Ball last night.

# john-giles - Monday 28 March, 2016

Eamon Dunphy: John Giles a terrible loss to RTÉ

After a 31-year association with the station, it was recently confirmed that the Leeds legend would be leaving his role as a soccer pundit.

# john-giles - Thursday 24 March, 2016

'Would he kill his granny to win the game?' - Seven of John Giles' best bits on RTÉ From The Archives This post contains videos

'Would he kill his granny to win the game?' - Seven of John Giles' best bits on RTÉ

The 75-year-old will end his 31-year association with the state broadcaster after Euro 2016.

End of an era: John Giles to leave RTÉ football panel after Euro 2016

The former Ireland boss is to leave his role as ‘Senior Analyst.’

# john-giles - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Eamon Dunphy had a go at the state of English football last night

Meanwhile, fellow panelists John Giles and Liam Brady disagreed to an extent.

# john-giles - Thursday 11 February, 2016

It's 30 years since Jack Charlton arrived but the FAI wanted a Liverpool icon instead

It's 30 years since Jack Charlton arrived but the FAI wanted a Liverpool icon instead

Bob Paisley was the choice of the majority but a controversial voting process changed the course of Irish football history.

# john-giles - Saturday 26 December, 2015

# john-giles - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Zidane, Gilesy and Bob Marley all feature in new book about the home of Irish football

We speak to Colin White about his book on the history of Dalymount Park.

# john-giles - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Martin O'Neill took a dig at Dunphy and co at last night's RTÉ Sports awards

The Irish manager guided his team to Euro 2016 after they beat Bosnia earlier this year.

# john-giles - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

'He hugged me, kissed me on the cheek and said 'Ken, it's great to see you''

Former Irish underage international Ken Fogarty played alongside and against George Best during the glory days of the NASL.

# john-giles - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Squad rotation for RTÉ panel ahead of crunch Ireland-Bosnia ties

John Giles will not be appearing on our TV screens on Friday.

# john-giles - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Which Irish international football manager are you?

Are you more of a Jack Charlton or a Martin O’Neill?

# john-giles - Monday 5 October, 2015

'We would have been as good as any Brazilian team' - Giles & Dunphy on calls for All-Ireland side

The duo were speaking at the recent launch of The Irish Soccer Split.

# john-giles - Monday 28 September, 2015

'This is spin! This is bull***t!' - Dunphy not impressed with the FAI's report on Irish football

The RTÉ pundit also gave his thoughts on the Jack Grealish saga.

# john-giles - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Why don't we have an all-Ireland soccer team and will we ever see one?

Cormac Moore, author of The Irish Soccer Split, chats to The42 about this much-discussed issue.

# john-giles - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

How ‘The Irish Messi’ made the difference at the weekend

The midfielder made a telling contribution in the 3-1 victory over Bournemouth.

# john-giles - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

'I don't know what goes through his head' - Giles frustrated by McCarthy's performances

The RTÉ pundit has raised questions about the midfielder’s attitude.

# john-giles - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

13 past big-name footballers who once played in the League of Ireland

Following Damien Duff’s move to Shamrock Rovers this week, we recall other big-name players who have played in the LOI.

# john-giles - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Did Ireland underachieve during the Jack Charlton era?

The former World Cup winner with England is the most successful manager in the history of the Irish national team.

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