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.
As we are getting back into the swing of things in the 2018 SSE Airtricity League, Derry City have released a brilliant promo video to herald their return to a newly refurbished Brandywell.
“More and more people are tuning into the joy a Friday night has brought thousands of supporters across the country for years.” Gavin White previews the 2018 League of Ireland season ahead of the big kick-off.
In January 1986, Waterford United signed 26-year-old Sebastiao Elias de Freitas Filho, believed to be the first Brazilian to grace the League of Ireland. His time was brief but eventful if not always for what he did on the pitch.
“The fact that it’s eccentric is part of the appeal”. The League of Ireland First Division often struggles for crowds and media attention but it still attracts passionate fans. Paul Cahill’s short film takes in Shelbourne versus Longford Town in the EA Sports Cup and gets the thoughts of Irish football diehards.
Shamrock Rovers have put together a brilliant video feature on the matchday experience at Tallaght Stadium.
We teamed up with Copa90 to tell you why you need to look out for Shamrock Rovers versus Bohemians.
Journalist, broadcaster, and Longford Town fan Eamonn Donohoe flew home to Ireland for the opening game of the 2017 League of Ireland season to watch his side take on Shelbourne. And he captured it on camera.
Eir’s LOI Weekly podcast brings us closer towards reaching the level of consistent national media coverage which all domestic football leagues require, writes Aaron Gallagher.