League of Ireland mascots

  I’m pretty sure we don’t charge children [or rather their parents] for being mascots in the League of Ireland. If I’m wrong about that I won’t eat my hat or my season ticket but I will be hugely disappointed. Based on a few seasons helping out with the Bray Wanderers Junior

Familiar look with the 2019 League of Ireland odds

  Those pouring scorn on the top soccer leagues of Europe being dominated by the same clubs each season tend to forget that we have our own “duopoly” in Ireland over the past few years. Dundalk and Cork City were miles ahead of the chasing pack last season, with fans more

The third tier of League of Ireland football

  Talk of a third tier for the League of Ireland resurfaced this summer. Apparently it is being considered afresh by the powers that be. Its arrival isn’t imminent or even a certainty, but it’s something I’d be in favour of personally if it did happen. We’ve had a third tier before,

The weekend of ‘Armchair Theatre’

  Sunday was a great day for the armchair sport fan [I put my hand up; guilty as charged]. The climax of the Ryder Cup unfolded during the afternoon and dovetailed nicely into the live screening on RTE of the sold-out FAI Cup semi-final clash at DalymountPark between Bohemians and Cork