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.
Feargal Brennan examines differing trends in migration, new players and their connection with the country and how the Boys in Green are set for a new era led by young players that reflect modern Irish society.
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.
Irish-born goalkeeper, Mark Travers made his debut for AFC Bournemouth against Tottenham Hotspur on the penultimate weekend of the Premier League season and what a debut it was. Without his polished performance, it is unlikely that Bournemouth would have won the game against their illustrious opponents, now bound for the Champions League final.
Liverpool supporter Conor Thompson reflects on the lows and highs of an incredible week for the Reds and what it means to him as both a fan of the club and a football lover.
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.
The fifth edition of the Póg Mo Goal magazine is NOW ON SALE. This time around we are moving from a newspaper format to a full magazine with spine.
Who knew that on the 21st July 2016, it would take Wolverhampton Wanderers just three years to go from being arguably the midlands fourth biggest club (behind Aston Villa, West Bromwich Albion and Birmingham City) to becoming the leader of middle England’s football charge?
There were some dominant displays and some fantastic comebacks in the second leg of the Europa League round of 16 and with the quarter-final draw having been made, who is likely to progress to the semi-finals?
After a turbulent few days for Irish football, quite apart from a scarcely-inspiring win against minnows Gibraltar, Georgia arrive in Dublin offering a stern examination of Mick McCarthy’s side. Alastair Watt gives us the inside view on Tuesday’s visitors – already guaranteed a Euro 2020 play-off thanks to their Nations League efforts – to Dublin.