Martin Russell – Statement
Due to the constraints and unrealistic circumstances that have unfolded in recent times at Bray Wanderers FC, it is with deep regret that I have made the decision to resign as manager.
I would like to thank all the staff, supporters and players for their efforts whilst at
The Football Association of Ireland confirms that sanctions will be imposed on Bray Wanderers FC with immediate effect following the club's failure to meet an agreed deadline of settling monies owed to players.
FAI officials were engaged with the club over the weekend in an effort to resolve the issue of
The PFAI have today confirmed that Bray Wanderers players have not received their payments by the 5pm deadline.
More to follow.
We can confirm at 5pm today none of our members in Bray Wanderers were paid outstanding monies owed.
— PFA Ireland (@PFAIOfficial) July 16, 2018
‘’All our times have come / Here, but now they’ve gone / Seasons don’t fear the reaper / Nor do the wind, the sun or the rain.’’
The above lyrics are from a famous song by the Blue Oyster Cult called ‘’Don’t Fear the Reaper’’. The song isn’t about football [it’s
It is with great regret that we release this statement.
We had sincerely hoped that we could resolve the unsatisfactory payment situation at the club, but despite weeks of negotiations by the PFA Ireland on our behalf, these efforts have proven fruitless.
It is now seven weeks (25th May 2018), since we
Never afraid to give an honest and frank opinion, however strong it may be, RTE pundit and former Bray Wanderers player, Alan Cawley called for the crisis hit County Wicklow side to be kicked out of the league when speaking on last nights Between the Stripes LOI podcast.
Having enjoyed two
If Bray Wanderers stay up this year it will surely rank as the greatest escape by a club famous for pulling off great escapes. Is what was seemingly impossible after ten games – the club only had a single point, from an unlikely opening-day draw with Dundalk – now a
Bray Wanderers are delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Russell as 1st team manager.
Martin has been assisting Graham Kelly in an advisory capacity since he took on the role of caretaker manager.
We would also like to thank Graham for his huge contribution to the club and look forward to
Cork City welcome Bray Wanderers to Turner’s Cross on Friday night, with John Caulfield’s side aiming to continue their good home form.
City have a 100% record there this season; their 2-1 win against Limerick in their last home outing marked the first time this season that an away team has
Derry City suffered their first defeat tonight in the new Brandywell as former manager Stephen Kenny and his Dundalk side eased to a 4-1 victory.
Goals from Michael Duffy, Brian Gartland, Krisztian Adorjan and Robbie Benson helped Dundalk to victory after Darren Cole put Derry City ahead.
Waterford's title challenge took a