League of Ireland

A whole new ball game

From issue 8 of Póg Mo Goal. What Brexit and major restructuring could mean for Ireland’s emerging talent.

Looking for LOIve

Dale McCarthy is an Arsenal fan, podcaster with Friday LOIve and a hopeless romantic looking for a League of Ireland club to claim as his own.

Friday night lights return

Cian Manning basks in the warm glow of the League of Ireland’s return after two years of the public health crisis.

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.

The Other Fergie’s Time

From Póg Mo Goal Issue 7. The Ferguson name is revered in football but Alex’s lesser known younger brother Martin cut his coaching teeth in Waterford, writes Cian Manning.

Let Erin Remember: Ireland at the 1924 Olympics

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.

Distant voices on Dalymount days

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.