Si Ferry Meets… Damien Duff | Mourinho’s Chelsea, Newcastle Days, Ireland World Cup, Souness


What a player we’ve got joining us today! Premier League winner and 100-cap Irish International, Damien Duff joins Si this week to talk through the winger’s illustrious career at the top level of the game.

Damien chats with us about his early start at Blackburn coming through under the likes of Kenny Dalglish, Roy Hodgson and Graeme Souness before announcing himself to the world with his stand-out display for Ireland at the 2002 World Cup in Japan & South Korea.

He also gives his take on the Roy Keane vs Mick McCarthy bust-up that kicked off in Saipan as well as discussion the other big characters he was involved with in his career at Chelsea including Ranieri and of course Jose Mourinho who he secured 2 Premier League titles with during an historic era at Stamford Bridge.

We also cover his difficult time at Newcastle, the highs of reaching the UEFA Cup Final with Fulham as well as the crazy story of his whirlwind stint at Celtic where he went from reserve team manager to on the touchline with the 1st team achieving history alongside Neil Lennon and John Kennedy.

What a career and what an interview! Enjoy!

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