A business trip to Dublin sparked Ben Bray’s love affair with the League of Ireland and, in particular, the club that bears his name.
For a motley crew of the League of Ireland’s finest, football paradise was found in South America, writes Macdara Ferris from Póg Mo Goal Magazine Issue 5.
Ryan Kilbane looks back at a balmy summer evening in South Dublin, when the world’s most expensive player Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut for Real Madrid.
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Shamrock Rovers teen sensation Gavin Bazunu’s move to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City has been called “the biggest transfer by an Irish club in the professional era” by the League of Ireland club. The signing could have an even bigger impact, writes Ryan Kilbane
Irishman Shane Carew is coach of the California State University, Monterey Bay soccer program. Chasing the Goal follows former League of Ireland and US college player’s attempts to interject himself in a new community that produces world-class talent yet is faced with difficult living conditions.
The time has come to embrace everything that is great about the league that we call “ours”. Gavin White previews the 2019 League of Ireland season ahead of the big kick-off.
With the news of his appointment as General Manager of Linfield, former Shelbourne, Bohemian, Shamrock Rovers and Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon will be treading a path he has done before in his playing days.
“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.