Issue 5: Ticker Tape & Argentinian Steak

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. 

Mark Travers – the cherry atop AFC Bournemouth’s cake

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.

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.

Hungry Like The Wolves

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?

Who’s Set for Europa League Progress?

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?

Georgia View: “Next Step is to Beat the Irish”

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.