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Brian Kerr is one of the most influential figures in Irish football, producing some of the country’s best talent as the FAI’s youth manager in the nineties.

Yet, he’s not only out in the cold from the game, but he also divides opinion among football fans in Ireland. Some see Kerr as a legend, others as a jackeen fool.

Ste McGovern and Colm Boohig discuss his legacy as a manager and why he’s now performing a public service as a TV pundit.

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Sources: 

Brian Kerr And The Revolution Of A Problem Child – These Football Times

From banjoed to wojous: The Brian Kerr World Cup phrase book – The Irish Times

Malaysia 1997: A Glorious Chapter In Irish Football – RTE Sport

How Brian Kerr scores the co-commentary hat-trick – RTE Sport

Brian Kerr reveals he used to be a ‘caretaker of rats’ in UCD – Dublin Live

 

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