Dave Mackey has been announced as the new Bray Wanderers manager for the upcoming season.
Mackey previously was involved in the club with roles including Assistant First Team Coach, U-19 Manager/Coach and A Team Manager/Coach.
He had stints in the League of Ireland playing with clubs such as Dundalk FC, Shelbourne and Shamrock Rovers.
So Bray finished sixth for the second year in a row. A narrow defeat in Cork coupled with the expected Bohemians victory over Finn Harps meant Bohemians pipped us for fifth right at the finishing line.
Sixth is no disgrace but for a while this year it looked like we would
Friday night went according to plan in some respects, but not in others. Bray Wanderers did their job, getting a magnificent win that kept them in fifth place ahead of Bohemians [who produced an equally-magnificent win over Dundalk]. The battle for fifth goes down to the wire.
Unfortunately, Storm Brian disrupted
The end of a football season can be called many things. The run-in, maybe. The business end. The endgame. Or squeaky-bum time to use the phrase coined by Sir Alex Ferguson. I always think of it as the time of ‘’ifs, ands and buts’’.
Take the relegation battle in the Premier
After his sides 3-3 draw with Galway United Bray Wanderers manager Harry Kenny has announced he will be stepping down as the clubs manager at the end of the season.
“It was with mixed emotions that I inform the board of Bray Wanderers FC that I would not be available as
The superb victory Bray Wanderers achieved away to Derry City on Friday night was also a vital victory, for many reasons. The 5-0 scoreline tipped our goal difference from negative to positive, and with 51 league goals this term only Dundalk and Cork have scored more. We have gone over
Most weeks this season a song has come to mind to soundtrack the latest developments at Bray Wanderers. There was the Richard and Linda Thompson track ‘’I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight’’ when I got within sight of the Carlisle Grounds, complete with shining floodlights, for our first
The Football Association of Ireland has launched an investigation into alleged match-fixing surrounding the friendly match between Bray Wanderers FC and Waterford FC on Friday, September 8 at the Carlisle Grounds.
Upon receipt of a complaint the FAI notified An Garda Siochanna and the Association has now launched an investigation into
A 5-0 loss at home isn’t pleasant no matter what way you look at it. Bray’s reverse by that score to Waterford FC on Friday may have been only a friendly, but it was still a hiding. A little bit of an embarrassment too, given that they are in the
When I can I like to spend Saturday afternoons watching Gilette Soccer Saturday on Sky Sports News. That’s usually only once a month, given my work shift pattern and other commitments. I find it relaxing, watching the results update through the afternoon and listening to the football chat. My attention