League of Ireland players are being targeted in match fixing scandal

According to reports in The Times today League of Ireland players are being targeted by match fixers to fix games in the League of Ireland. The article reported that four players contacted the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland (PFAI) this year and reported that they had been approached online by people

Education is key for League of Ireland players

Football in this country is moving into an era in which players are beginning to demand an educational ‘exit route’. Football cannot guarantee a successful professional playing career anymore and it must not hinder a player’s social and educational development. The seductive nature of soccer success can make schoolwork seem irrelevant, especially