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
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
Aaron Callaghan’s ability was evident from a young age. He made the decision to turn down the opportunity to represent the Irish GAA Football Schools team in Australia so he could attend soccer trials, a decision that would ultimately see a worthwhile career forged out in the upper echelons of
Election 2016 is upon us and people are deciding on the makeup of the next government.
We have heard what the politicians have had to say for themselves and now it's up to us as a nation to cast our votes.
Personally I think a change is needed and the new government