Rugby Football Union

From Póg Mo Goal Issue 7. One of Ireland’s most gifted rugby players also graced the pitches of the League of Ireland.

“I’m not going to the f*cking White House

US icon Megan Rapinoe taking on Donald Trump represented a new generation of sports stars prepared to address issues beyond the white lines of the football pitch. From Póg Mo Goal Issue 7.

From Dublin to Turin

As a new documentary charts the extraordinary career of Liam Brady, here we post our profile from Issue 6 of one of the greatest Irish players ever to play the game.

The Ascension of Messi

It was thanks to Angel Di María and his goal that Argentina and their divine superstar could finally touch glory at the Copa America. By Bruno Rodrigues from Póg Mo Goal Issue 7.

The Islander Who Sunk England

USA defeating England at the 1950 World Cup is one of football’s all-time greatest upsets but the scorer of the goal, Haitian immigrant Joe Gaetjens, would meet a tragic end in his homeland. From Póg Mo Goal Issue 8.

Romania Must Dye

Romania’s side of the 1990s was dubbed their ‘Golden Generation’ appearing at three consecutive World Cups in ‘90,’94, and ’98. But it was the team that lined out in France that stood out for more aesthetically hair-raising reasons. From Póg Mo Goal Issue 7.

Rainbow Nations

With several countries declaring their captains will wear the One Love armband at the World Cup in Qatar, here’s a brief history of the symbol of solidarity and protest, from Póg Mo Goal Issue 7.

Bora Ball

Velibor ‘Bora’ Milutonović started life fleeing the Nazis and went on to hold a record so unique, it’s unlikely to ever be broken, one that’s spread across 16 years, five World Cups, five countries and three continents. From Póg Mo Goal Issue 7, by Ryan Kilbane.

The Colour of Protest

The iconic Brazilian football shirt became a symbol in the divisive political climate and the Presidential election. Repost from Póg Mo Goal Issue 6 by Bruno Rodrigues.