It has been a tough week to be a Dundalk fan.
Our league campaign ended and we had to hand our trophy over to Cork. However, all Lilywhites had come to terms with that eventuality some six months ago.
Most of us began the last week in positive mood. Our new look
What did last November’s FAI Cup triumph mean to the fans and players of Cork City? Perhaps Mark McNulty put it best in the SoHo bar. Yes, he may have dropped more f-bombs than a Tupac record, but he clearly illustrated how important the victory was to the Leesiders.
Dublin City’s glitzy signings:
When you’re rooted to the bottom of the league, every manager needs to keep a level head. They need to inspire belief in their players and induct a positive atmosphere in the dressing room. Unless of course, you are Roddy Collins. In August 2004, with time
As I write this article, I have my collection of Dundalk jerseys outspread alongside me and I’m contemplating which one to wear to Tallaght for the Champions League clash with BATE Borisov. I’m wondering if sprinkling holy water on the tickets will cause the ink to run. I’m playing You’re
Many Irish were shocked by the Icelandic slaying of England in Euro 2016. Many of us felt further pride on account of our heroic performances in contrast to the sub standard English showing. Most of us found it downright hilarious. We love to see the old enemy suffer, don’t we?
In previous articles I have written for this website, I have discussed some of the many problems gloomily surrounding the League of Ireland. A reoccurring opinion in the replies to the articles has been a want for a single division. A growing number of people seem to think scrapping the
The conversations about how to improve our league will probably never cease. Everyone has their own opinions about what could save our game. For me, it is all in one word: Investment.
Understandably, there has been enough horror stories about financial strife down the years to repel any potential investors, but
As a Dundalk fan, it’s impossible to describe the joys of watching Daryl Horgan this season, although this happiness is somewhat bittersweet. An all too familiar feeling lingers; a feeling which every fan experiences when their club stumbles across an outstanding talent. We all know if Daryl keeps this form
Most of us have been there: We have tried to pass our love for this weird and wonderful league on to a friend, family member, and other half. My first weekend away with a new girlfriend from the GAA worshipping Co. Monaghan, was way back in 2011. It was the
Who could forget that superb Thierry Henry ad where he overlooks a luscious montage of the Premiership’s finest goals concluding with Martin Tyler screaming “I swear you’ll never see anything like this ever again!”
That ad had me believing it must be the best league in the world.
Should we have tried