League of Ireland

Rugby Football Union

From Póg Mo Goal Issue 7. One of Ireland’s most gifted rugby players also graced the pitches of the League of Ireland.

Greener on the other side

Home-grown managers were largely ignored in Ireland until Brian Kerr guided underage teams to Europe’s summit earning a too short-lived stay at the top of the Irish football pyramid. From Póg Mo Goal Issue 7.

The History Boys

A magical few weeks in Southeast Asia for Brian Kerr’s young Boys in Green in the late 1990s remains a defining period for Irish football. From Póg Mo Goal Issue 8 by Macdara Ferris.

A whole new ball game

From issue 8 of Póg Mo Goal. What Brexit and major restructuring could mean for Ireland’s emerging talent.

Looking for LOIve

Dale McCarthy is an Arsenal fan, podcaster with Friday LOIve and a hopeless romantic looking for a League of Ireland club to claim as his own.

Friday night lights return

Cian Manning basks in the warm glow of the League of Ireland’s return after two years of the public health crisis.

The Other Fergie’s Time

From Póg Mo Goal Issue 7. The Ferguson name is revered in football but Alex’s lesser known younger brother Martin cut his coaching teeth in Waterford, writes Cian Manning.