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.
One year into the public health crisis, Ryan Clarke laments the absence of fans even more at the start of a new League of Ireland season.
The fans must continue to stay away but as Irish football returns this weekend, Ryan Kilbane previews the comings and going at each top flight club.
With the passing of the great Diego Maradona, we’re reposting this Issue 5 feature. For a motley crew of the League of Ireland’s finest, football paradise was found in South America, when they also faced the teenage sensation, writes Macdara Ferris.
Shamrock Rovers are a giant of Irish football but spent years as nomads when forced to leave their south Dublin base. One fixture stands out as the moment the Hoops hit rock bottom, writes Macdara Ferris in Póg Mo Goal magazine Issue 6.
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.
Cian Manning’s mental health journey has found moments of joy and inspiration in football and the League of Ireland.
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 time has come to embrace everything that is great about the league that we call “ours”. Gavin White previews the 2019 League of Ireland season ahead of the big kick-off.
“With shaggy boyband hair, a slightly ruddy complexion partly obscured by his unkempt beard, he thrives in opposition to others.” Edd Norval explores the cult status of the Derry Pele, the irrepressible Paddy McCourt.