There have been reports recently that Ellen Vannin, an Isle of Man representative soccer team, are in advanced talks with an off-island Football Association about the prospect of the side joining their domestic league. That could only be one of three – the Football Association of Wales, Irish Football Association
I’m pretty sure Bob Dylan, who turns 75 this week on Tuesday 24 May, has never been to a League of Ireland football game. You can never be sure though with Bob. He’s been known to enjoy cycling round Dublin in disguise whenever he visits the city; perhaps he stumbled
When the Red Arrows fly over Bray on Sunday July 24th as part of this year’s Bray Air Display, they will be treated to a scenic view of the Carlisle Grounds, situated as it is in its picturesque setting beside the town’s railway line, esplanade and harbour.
Photographs taken from the
There’s a brilliant football book by Paolo Hewitt and Paul McGuigan called ‘’The Greatest Footballer You Never Saw’’ about an obscure footballer from the English lower leagues in the 1970’s called Robin Friday. If you can imagine a mix of Best, Cantona and Barton, then that was Robin Friday. He
The League of Ireland B Division ran for 41 seasons, commencing at the start of the 1964-65 season and running continuously until the curtain was finally brought down on this unique league in 2005 [at that stage it was rebranded as an U21 league and a later incarnation as the
Last season was seen as a massive success for Longford Town and Tony Cousins as a whole.
A highly credible 6th place finish was deemed as a great achievement for Cousins and his men on a shoe string budget and it was expected that the club would kick on from that
The idea of a European super league is doing the rounds again, as it does every few years. The latest floating of the idea seems to have stemmed from a February meeting of the ECA [European Club Association, the body that represents more than 200 clubs within UEFA], where some