The Blog Reel

Dundalk FC Making History

Following on from Dundalk FC: Champ10ns 2014 and last year’s Dundalk FC: The Double 2015, Dundalk FC: Making History is the third book in a series that tells the story of a momentous season for the Lilywhites.

Hearts of Stone, Football’s Statues

A peculiarity of British football, well known to “groundhoppers” and visitors to stadiums, big or small as they are, is that many of them are adorned by statues depicting characters who’ve left indelible marks on the history of the corresponding clubs. Vicenzo Felici profiles some of the sculptures of the major English stadiums.

Póg Mo Goal World Cup 2018 Qualifiers Posters – Austria V Ireland

Noel Feeney brings us a superb design in the latest instalment of our ongoing matchday poster series. With Dundalk’s European high flyers Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle making the squad to travel to Vienna for Ireland’s next qualifier, the League of Ireland pair will be hoping to go one step further and get some game time against Austria.

Denis Kelleher: An ‘Unpredictable Irishman’

Below the professonal ranks, Denis Kelleher was regarded as one of the finest footballers in Britain. In a remarkable life, the Irishman, capped eight times at amateur level, escaped from Nazi Germany, played for Great Britain at the Olympic Games, and became a folk hero at Barnet. Cian Manning tells his story.

COPA Caps

Pyro fans and football romantics will be pleased with the new caps from Dutch football t-shirt company, COPA.