As most readers will have seen, one of the most loyal servants of League of Ireland football has decided to retire from the senior game. Jason Byrne, 40 in February, will drop down to play with Bluebell United in the Leinster Senior League after 20 years banging in the goals
Saturday was a marathon session of League of Ireland football for me. I took in two games from two divisions, in two different counties and with two of my children accompanying me [but a different one for each match]. I saw 10 goals, including one by a veteran striker many
It was great to see Shelbourne win the Leinster Senior Cup this week. To go to Oriel Park and beat Dundalk in any competition is a tall order; to deny them the silverware after a gruelling 120-minute contest on a cold night makes the achievement all the more heroic.
The news that the redevelopment of Dalymount Park is to be delayed for two years broke this week and meant different things to different people. Some people were annoyed at the delay, seeing it as putting the development in jeopardy – ‘’if it’s going to happen, what’s wrong with now’’
10 man Ramblers emerge victorious with a 1-0 win away at Shels.
A second half Cian Leonard strike was enough to give the 10 men of Cobh all three points as a frustrated Shelbourne side will be wondering how they didn’t manage to take a point in a dominant
Sometimes a fixture change can work in your favour, sometimes not. This weekend’s Bray versus Cork City game was originally scheduled for the Friday, but got moved out to the Sunday due to the City’s involvement in Europe. As I was heading away on the Saturday, the fixture change meant
To celebrate Dublin LGBTQ Pride 2017 and both teams’ dedication to their core values of Respect and Diversity a Shelbourne XI will play the Dublin Devils at 2pm on June 17th at Tolka Park, Richmond Road, Dublin 3.
The Shelbourne team will include club legends such as Stuart Byrne, Gary Howlett,
With Bray away up in Derry [well, Buncrana!] on Friday night I brought my son Blaise to Tolka Park to see the Shelbourne versus Wexford FC clash. The first thing we noticed as we did a scout around the ground was that there didn’t seem to be many [or
Shelbourne FC would like to express its disgust and disappointment at the actions of those individuals who were involved in the unsavoury incidents which occurred in Tolka Park last Saturday evening.
Peaceful protest is quite acceptable and it should be noted that club personnel did not intervene in the protest while
Which League of Ireland ground would you consider a ‘home from home’? It could be the ground of your second-favourite side, or a ground you live nearest even though you don’t primarily support the team based there. It could be a team’s ground that a friend or relative plays for.