Póg Mo Goal Magazine 5

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.

Issue 5: Red State

The Dalymount Park redevelopment will see one of Ireland’s most storied clubs leave their home for a complex groundshare with their north Dublin neighbours.

Issue 5: The Victory That Got Away?

On their way to becoming the legendary Lisbon Lions, Jock Stein’s Celtic took on a plucky Yugoslavian side who nearly derailed the Hoops’ trophy winning campaign. Jelena Đureinović from Issue 5 of Póg Mo Goal Magazine.

Issue 5: Gentleman John, Ireland’s First Superstar

Plucked from the streets of Dublin, Jackie Carey became a hero in both his homeland and Britain leading Manchester United to FA Cup and First Division wins, on the way to being named Footballer of the Year.