Former Ireland striker David Connolly and journalist David Sneyd join Raf Diallo and Anthony Pyne on this week's RTÉ Soccer Podcast to preview the UEFA Nations League opener in Armenia (live on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player on Saturday) and the selection decisions Stephen Kenny is likely to make.

There is also a look-ahead to the Under-21s' crucial European Championship qualification triple-header which will also be live on RTÉ television.

David Connolly also discuss his concerns about Aaron Connolly's uncertain situation at club level and the podcast also reflects on the Champions League final which saw Real Madrid defeat Liverpool in a Paris showdown overshadowed by events outside the stadium, before reviewing the League of Ireland and Women's National League.

Timestamps for this week's episode are available in the description right here on YouTube.

Setanta Sports Eurasia's Armenian commentator and journalist Robert Gasparyan also joins Raf on a special extra podcast giving an insight into what Ireland can expect against Armenia:

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Among the topics for discussion is how the international retiremenet of the country's greatest player Henrik Mkhitaryan has divided opinion as well as the downward spiral the team has been on over the past 12 months.

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