Music for Football

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 Louth Derby is the pick of the bunch in FAI Cup draw

The FAI Cup 1/4 draw took place this evening and the Louth Derby between Dundalk and Drogheda United is the pick of the bunch. LSL side Bluebell United have been rewarded with a home tie against Shamrock Rovers. Here is the full draw: Longford Town v Cork City Bluebell Utd v Shamrock Rovers Galway Utd

Under dreaming spires

When I was at school I remember the class being brought to Drogheda for a school trip to see St Oliver Plunkett’s head. I doubt if you could palm schoolkids off with such fare nowadays, but then I was brought up in simpler times. The visit came back to me

Sligo Rovers sign the most wanted keeper in the League of Ireland Michael Schlingermann

Sligo Rovers have announced the signing of Drogheda United goalkeeper Michael Schlingermann yesterday evening. The PFAI Goalkeeper of the Year 2015 signs for Dave Robertson's side on a one year deal. There were rumours of many clubs interested in the Mayo man after his heroics last season for Drogheda United. He was part