Donal O'Brien

From Mbappé to Bray: Falling Out of Love with Modern Football

Like most Irish football fans, Donal O’Brien fell under the spell of the Premier League as a young boy. But while the state of the modern game is driving people away from the commercial elite, an upturn in attendances for the much-maligned League of Ireland could be a sign that real football lovers are searching for and finding something pure.