Athlone Town AFC have announced the following new management structure for the forthcoming season;
Roddy Collins has been appointed as General Manager of Athlone Town AFC while Aaron Callaghan will take up the role of First Team Manager and Terry Butler has been appointed as First Team Assistant Manager.
Aaron has a
Former Bohemians & UCD manager Aaron Callaghan has been named as the new manager of the Danske Premiership side Carrick Rangers.
Callaghan is also a regular contributor on Leagueofireland.ie writing about many different sporting topics.
His most recent position was as assistant manager to Roddy Collins at Waterford United.
Aaron Callaghan said on
I was at the launch of the Colleges & Universities Football League 2016/ 2017 season in Abbottstown on Wednesday and was very impressed with the commitment and passion communicated by Fran Gavin from the FAI, Mark Scanlon National Coordinator for Schools, Colleges and Universities in Ireland and from the Irish
There has been a lot of negative speculation and discussion in recent weeks about the makeup and format of the league of Ireland. The call for an alternative leadership to map out and plan a clear direction for all clubs is the main topic of discussion.
The FAI currently has a
At last a new beginning or is it the death of Irish football as we know it. It has taken a group of amateur players from Athlone Town to highlight and communicate the inadequate treatment of soccer players in this Country over the last 20 years.
Courageous players who have stood
Mental Health & Well Being is a topic that has been splashed in all the print media and radio platforms over the last few weeks.
It is a taboo subject in most families and communities and can be even more difficult as a professional athlete.
I was sad to hear of Mickey
January 2015 saw the unveiling of what the FA in England hope will create winning England teams, an evolving philosophy known as the England DNA.
This strategy is aimed at England teams both male and female from under-15 level up to under-21s and under-23s, a “world-class approach” to the development of
Football can take you into some amazing places in the world, give you many memories and build so many friendships that last a lifetime.
I for one can count my lucky stars as I have experienced all of the above. I can't think of many people who visited Georgia, South Africa,
I have to agree with Pat Fenlon that the treatment dished out to my new gaffer Roddy Collins is shambolic to say the least.
The fine and subsequent suspension was totally over the top but it didn't surprise me one bit.
I have had my own run in’s with the so called
Waterford United and Roddy Collins have lost in their attempt to appeal the fine and ban put on manager Roddy Collins by the FAI for his comments in his column in the Daily Star.
Collins was banned for six games and given a €1500 fine which will now still stand for