“With shaggy boyband hair, a slightly ruddy complexion partly obscured by his unkempt beard, he thrives in opposition to others.” Edd Norval explores the cult status of the Derry Pele, the irrepressible Paddy McCourt.
They pulled off one of the shocks of the season by dumping Dundalk out of the EA Sports Cup. Now as Cobh Ramblers get set for the final, John O’Shea explores the effect Sport Psychologist James Claffey has had on Stephen Henderson’s team as Cork’s second club aim for bigger things.
Dundalk FC have released the fourth in a series of videos produced by sponsors Fyffes charting the remarkable story of the club’s achievements in domestic and European competitions.
The Ink Factory are doing a fundraising event called The Bucket List in aid of ALONE. Here, Bucket Lister Michael tells how he became an ALONE Ireland Tenant and explains the idea behind his tattoo, based on his favourite football team.
Kieran Burke from Between the Stripes LOI Podcast on the future direction of youth development football in Ireland.
Featured article from Póg Mo Goal Magazine, Issue 4. Donal Fallon examines Why did defunct League of Ireland club Dublin City FC fail?
An evening to celebrate the history of football in Dublin & Ringsend in The Yacht Tavern on 22nd March at 7.45pm. With speakers on the night; Eoghan Rice, Donal Fallon and Fergus Dowd. As well as a screening of an extended trailer for the upcoming feature-length documentary “Patrick O’Connell – The Man Who saved Barcelona” and A 1975 documentary about Shelbourne FC, “In My Book, You Should Be Ahead.”
As we are getting back into the swing of things in the 2018 SSE Airtricity League, Derry City have released a brilliant promo video to herald their return to a newly refurbished Brandywell.
Cian Manning charts the journey from Cork City’s inception and introduction to the League of Ireland to their historic double winning campaign traced in six matches that include fixtures in the league, FAI Cup, UEFA Cup and even the Champions League.
“More and more people are tuning into the joy a Friday night has brought thousands of supporters across the country for years.” Gavin White previews the 2018 League of Ireland season ahead of the big kick-off.