The Bootroom Cup Special


This week we preview Dergview’s historic Irish Cup quarter-final clash with Ballymena United following Saturday’s last-16 triumph over St James Swifts. Tommy and Paddy also ask what next for Dungannon Swifts and reflect on the latest games involving Ardstraw and Strabane Athletic.


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This week we reflect on and analyse Dergview’s Irish Cup win over Ballinamallard United and hear from a delighted Ivan Sproule as he looks forward to next week’s last-16 tie against St James’ Swifts. Paddy and Tommy also discuss the latest at Dungannon Swifts, Ardstraw and Strabane Athletic.


The Bootroom Football is Back


FOOTBALL IS BACK….Ballinamallard face Dergview on Saturday in the Irish cup and we focus on the big local derby. Tommy looks ahead to the action and reflects on last weekends trip to Ardstraw. We also hear about a big exit at Darragh Park, the super league and a return by Derry to the Irish league.


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In this week’s podcast we reflect on the passing of Shelbourne great ‘Snibber’ Jamison, continue the build-up to the Irish Cup clash between Ballinamallard and Dergview and look forward to a massive week for Dungannon Swifts. Joining Tommy and Paddy is Mallards boss Harry McConkey.


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With word that outdoor training is back after Easter, whats the thoughts of local clubs and whats the chance of an early start to a new season locally. We ask two top flight managers Scott Robinson and Michael Kerr for their views, while Tommy looks at the ongoing issues with Dougie Wilson at Dungannon and […]


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This week in the Bootroom Tommy and Paddy are joined by special guest Martin (Fred) Lynch from Irvinestown Wanderers who gives us an insight into how some Fermanagh and Western clubs have been coping with lockdown. We also talk Irish Cup, Danske Bank Premiership and look ahead to Dungannon Swifts’ clash against Crusaders.


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This week we hear from recently-appointed Dungannon Swifts manager Dean Shiels on his first day in the hotseat. Tommy and Paddy focus on the Premiership and Irish Cup and speculate on the potential relaxation of restrictions.


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Dungannon Swifts have a new manager and we hear from Dean Shiels here on the Bootroom. A great insight into his plans and what he expects at the Swifts. Dean watched them last Saturday but whats next ? Plus Tommy and Paddy discuss the latest on Ballinamallard and Dergview as they plan for the Irish […]


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So Kris Lyndsay departs the Swifts, we look at who might come in to replace him. Nothing further on the youth game or indeed the Championship. Plus have you any old photos ? We talk about the White Hart side from 1971.


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This week we are joined in the Ulster Herald Bootroom by Enniskillen Rangers manager Michael Kerr who talks all things local football. Tommy and Paddy also discuss the latest on the Premiership, Championship and SuperCupNI and the initiative aimed at a return of youth sport. They, too, reflect on the sad passing of Lisbellaw United […]