Blaise and myself were late heading down to TolkaPark for Shelbourne against Galway on Friday. We knew kick-off was imminent as we approached the ground and heard Pigbag’s ‘’Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag’’ booming out, a sign that the teams had taken the pitch.
The sounds of the national anthem
Shelbourne have announced the signing of left back Luke Byrne.
Byrne played with Shamrock Rovers for the last five seasons.
He has represented Ireland at all underage levels up to Ireland u21's.
Former Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers and St Patricks Athletic striker Ciaran Kilduff has joined First Division side Shelbourne for the new season signing a two year deal.
Kilduff left Jackson Armada in the winter and has been on the look out for a new club.
The Kildare native has won 3 league titles
Shelbourne have announced the signing of Ryan Brennan for the 2019 season.
Brennan played previously with St Patrick’s Athletic and Bray Wanderers.
Striker David O’Sullivan has announced his retirement from football.
The Wicklow man was a key figure for Longford Town over the years and Shelbourne recently.
Speaking to BetweentheStripes.ie, O’Sullivan said; “The rumors are true, I’m taking a step back from the League of Ireland. I’ve had a good run and I’ve enjoyed the
Shelbourne FC is delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Morris (31) as Head Coach. Ian has had a distinguished playing career in England and Ireland, joining Leeds United in 2003 before playing spells at Scunthorpe United, Carlisle United, Chesterfield, Torquay United and Northampton Town.
In 2015, Ian returned to Ireland
Originally the plans for the redevelopment of Dalymount Park proposed that Bohemians vacate the stadium at the end of 2017, play the 2018 and 2019 seasons at Tolka Park, then move back [along with Shelbourne] to the new Dalymount Park for the start of the 2020 season. Last year this
Shelbourne has announced they are not reappointing Owen Heary as the clubs manager for next season.
The board thanked Heary for his contribution which included he play offs this season and two consecutive Leinster Senior Cups.
Blaise found it unusual that Shelbourne were playing on a Monday night. He’s used to Friday’s in Tolka. It was a school night and he likes to get to bed early. Bohemians versus Cork was on television in the FAI Cup semi-final replay and I could tell he was tempted
Hit with a four-game touchline ban, following some unflattering post-match comments about the leagues match officials after Drogheda’s unfortunate FAI Cup exit at home to Waterford, many felt Tim Clancy’s choice of words could very well derail the County Louth sides promotion chances this season. Needing a win a fortnight