In this special online show, presenter Johnny Ward introduces RTÉ's ultimate World Cup preview as Stephen Doyle, Marie Crowe and Joey Ndo look ahead to the festival of football that awaits us all over the next five weeks. 

Johnny Ward's panel features Cameroon and League of Ireland great Joey Ndo, journalist Marie Crowe and broadcaster Stephen Doyle as they share World Cup memories, insights and predictions.

Having featured in two World Cup squads (1998 and 2002), Joey Ndo reveals his all-time World Cup XI - with a few surprises and notable omissions.

Irish women's team star Stephanie Roche speaks with Elaine Buckley about the state of the women's game, her career to date and that infamous goal for Peamount United.

RTÉ analyst Didi Hamann shares his tips for the tournament along with some potential outsider bets.

Poet John Cummins shares a special ode to the World Cup and the heartbreak and joy that it's brought him over the last four decades.

Bohemians' players Keith Ward and Dylan Watts take a break from playing Playstation in The Back Page to share some of their favourites appearing in Russia this summer.

You can follow the FIFA World Cup from 14 June with RTÉ. Live blogs of every game on RTÉ.ie and the News Now App, with 56 games live on RTÉ television and all 64 games available on the RTÉ Player.

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