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.
To pay tribute to an Irish football hero since November 1993, on the sad passing of Alan McLoughlin, we are reposting his chat to Póg Mo Goal’s Dave O’Grady from 2014 about the release of ‘A Different Shade of Green – The Alan McLoughlin Story’, nominated for Irish Sports Book of the Year. He talks about his personal battle with cancer, that famous night in Windsor Park, Roy Keane’s Rolex watch and much more.
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.
Three games in a week have turned the Irish football world upside down. Paul Bourke looks back at a tumultuous few days.
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.
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.
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.