Friday night was many things. For starters it was Culture Night, and my daughter Elizabeth was singing at an event in Dublin so I wasn’t able to get out to Bray to see Wanderers take on Limerick in a game we needed to win. Friday was also REM Day [the
The sweet was the ice-cream that we got free with our match tickets on entering the Carlisle Grounds on Friday. I think only the kids were meant to get one, but Carol-Ann and I ended up with free ones too as well as the three children, which was fine by
This coming week will be one of the highlights of the season for me. The entry of the 20 League of Ireland clubs into the FAI Cup, joining the 12 non-league survivors, is sure to serve up thrills and spills; shocks, upsets and giant-killings.
The Cup is a welcome break
As I was saying last time, each week supporting Bray Wanderers is a bit like another spin on the merry-go-round. It’s been like that for a while now. With the club seemingly dead-and-buried a couple of weeks back, last week’s payment of the monies owed to the players took the
Bray may have lost heavily at Dalymount Park on Friday night but it was great just to see them on the pitch, the players having been paid all monies owed and the threat of strike action withdrawn. Hopefully there will be no further reoccurrence of the events of the last
Bohs hit sorry Seagulls for six, as new signing Daniel Kelly makes himself an instant fan favourite netting two in a Dalymount demolition job.
Kelly, earning his first start against his former club after impressing off the bench in the defeat to Sligo Rovers, got the home side the dream start
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