Culture

Magazine feature: Class divide

On a sad day for world football with the passing of Diego Maradona, we’re posting a timely feature article from Issue 6 of the Póg Mo Goal Magazine. Maradona’s second goal against England in 1986 is seen by many as the greatest ever and spawned iconic commentary around the world, including Ireland.

Ticker Tape & Argentinian Steak

With the passing of the great Diego Maradona, we’re reposting this Issue 5 feature. For a motley crew of the League of Ireland’s finest, football paradise was found in South America, when they also faced the teenage sensation, writes Macdara Ferris.

From Don Patricio to Debenhams: a tale of rights

Linked by Bloody Sunday and Real Bétis, the women workers of Debenhams striking on the streets can draw on the spirit of “Don Patricio” O’Connell and the unlikely support of the Spanish club’s fans.

Magazine feature: The long journey home

Shamrock Rovers are a giant of Irish football but spent years as nomads when forced to leave their south Dublin base. One fixture stands out as the moment the Hoops hit rock bottom, writes Macdara Ferris in Póg Mo Goal magazine Issue 6.

Póg Mo Goal, The Podcast

To coincide with the launch of the brand new Issue 6 of the Póg Mo Goal Magazine, we’ve launched our first-ever podcast, with a difference.

The Old Boy Network

Joe Phelan charts the remarkable stories of some of the world’s oldest players including an Irish icon.

Here is Flamengo

Rafael Luis Azevedo’s short film tells the story of Flamengo, a small village whose name pays homage to the biggest football club in Brazil

A court called Medellín

“Una Cancha Llamada Medellín” – Football as memory, art and social transformation in Colombia.