Independent consultants appointed to oversee Athlone & Waterford

The FAI has announced the appointment of independent consultants to oversee the ongoing situations at Waterford United and Athlone Town. Former South Tipperary County Manager Ned O'Connor will work with Waterford United and the local football community to address the issues concerning the First Division club. Mr O'Connor completed an independent report

Official – Waterford v Athlone Town called off as Athlone players would not travel due to lack of paid wages

The Waterford United and Athlone Town fixture that was planned for this evening in the RSC has been called off as it is understood that 14 Athlone Town players made themselves unavailable to play over a lack of paid wages. It is a sad day for both struggling clubs and when

Alan Mathews: Some of my players are on €20 a week

Athlone Town boss Alan Mathews revealed some frightening information on an interview with Shannonside's John Lynch yesterday. Mathews confirmed there was an altercation between an ex Athlone staff member currently on Drogheda Uniteds books with the current Athlone Town chairman about outstanding payments. The issue happened unfortunately in front of around 25-30