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My First Football Shirt: Jason McAteer

mcateer The Your First Football Shirt collection is a book by the Football Shirt Collective of 30 interviews and illustrations with footballers such as Alan Shearer and Bob Wilson and fans like BBC’s Dan walker and comedian Josh Widdicombe. Here Ireland star Jason McAteer talks about his first ever shirt, along with his most famous goal in the green jersey. Continue reading →

5 Young Irish Players Set To Shine In 2018

declan rice Despite the fallout from the play-off defeat to Denmark, the Republic of Ireland have a good group of young talents on the periphery right now and they’re just starting to show what they’re about at their clubs. With manager Martin O’Neill pledging to introduce new blood, which five players should we be keeping an eye on ove Continue reading →

Austrian View: Getting Back to Reality

ireland-austria On 5th November, 2015, little Austria stood 10th in the FIFA rankings. A landslide campaign in the Euro qualifiers with nine wins and just one draw even turned the Alaba-led team into a dark horse for the tournament in France. What has happened since then? Georg Sander of 90minuten gives the view from the Boys in Green’s next opponents. Continue reading →