Après match: Giles reflects on a life of two halves

Après match: Giles reflects on a life of two halves
John Giles in action for Leeds United in 1968 Pic: Getty

TV documentaries can be overrun by celebrities, but director Cormac Hargaden let John Giles have the pitch to himself, writes Emmanuel Kehoe

Giles: RTÉ One

Oink – Man Loves Pig: BBC Four

I’ll be honest. I’ve never followed an English football team. I could never see the point of investing emotional attachment in a team from another city, about which I knew nothing, in a country that wasn’t my own. And in case you think my aversion had anything to do with the GAA’s ban on foreign games, rigidly enforced and policed by the...

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