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09th May 2023

House of Football: The Big Sam experience, time wasting and how jersey swapping actually works

Robert Redmond

House of Football

Holland and Delaney joined us for our latest episode.

The Big Sam experience, God Save The Queen and how jersey swapping actually works – Matt Holland and Damien Delaney joined Eric Lalor on episode seven of House of Football.

The former Republic of Ireland and Ipswich Town pair spoke about the week’s biggest talking points from the world of football, while Matt shared some memories from the biggest moments from his career.

Damien also offered insight into what Sam Allarydce is really like behind the scenes after the former England manager took over at Leeds United.

On House of Football this week, we covered:

  • Big Sam and his first team talk to Damien’s Crystal Palace side.
  • David de Gea and the ‘main issue’ with Manchester United’s team.
  • Goalkeepers, how most are ‘peculiar’ characters and when you lose confidence in them.
  • The pressure of the Championship play-offs, with Damien and Matt having both won ‘the most lucrative game in football’.
  • Time-wasting in the Premier League and how to prevent it.
  • Scoring at the World Cup.
  • How shirt swapping works, and the attempts of Matt’s teammate to get Brazilian Ronaldo’s jersey.
  • Kieran McKenna – the highly-rated Irish coach who has helped Ipswich Town get promoted.
  • Man United’s treble team versus Man City’s potential treble team.

You can listen to the full episode below.

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