To mark his 50th birthday, we’re reposting Cian Manning’s profile of iconic Irish figure Roy Keane and where it all began at Cobh Ramblers in the League of Ireland.
Barely three years after a bloody and violent war of independence, and less than 12 months after a bitter civil war, a football team representing a new Ireland walked out at the Olympic Games in Paris. Cian Manning looks back.
With Canada set to host the 2026 World Cup with the USA and Mexico, reposting from Issue 3 and featured on the Póg Mo Goal podcast, Devon Rowcliffe examined the pitfalls that faced the looming Canadian Premier League.
To coincide with the launch of the brand new Issue 6 of the Póg Mo Goal Magazine, we’ve launched our first-ever podcast, with a difference.
Ahead of his first game in charge, Craig Banks explores the extraordinary rise of new Irish manager Stephen Kenny and the players to watch out for.
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 Mick McCarthy era Part II sees Ireland’s quest for Euro 2020 qualification being against a fast-improving Gibraltar side. Daniel Griffin of footballgibraltar has the lowdown on the new look hosts.
It’s a new chapter for the Irish football team but no one seems to have bought the book. Despite UEFA’s attempts to hype up the Nations League, this still feel likes a set of early season friendlies, and with the Rice and Arter sagas, Irish fans are consumed with negativity towards the management duo of O’Neill and Keane. With a glaring lack of quality in the squad, this seems like the same old story with an unhappy ending.
“But most of all we ache for a deeper connection with those on the pitch, we want to feel part of something that truly represents us.” For Conor Thompson, Celtic FC has become and obsession.