Mandroiu named Player of the Month for June

Bohemians midfielder Danny Mandroiu was today named as the SWAI (Sports Writers Associstion of Ireland) Player of the Month for June, following superb performances which also included scoring twice in their Dublin Derby victory over Shamrock Rovers. Continue reading “Mandroiu named Player of the Month for June”

Captain Gartland extends his contract with Dundalk

Ahead of the clubs European adventure, where they face Latvian champions Riga in Oriel Park on Wednesday night, Dundalk announced that captain fantastic Brian Gartland has extended his contract until the end of the 2020 season. Continue reading “Captain Gartland extends his contract with Dundalk”

Forgotten Clubs – Newcastlewest AFC

By Philip O’Rourke (@effect_phil)

Unlike the last club I covered – Brooklyn FC -this next club was much easier to research. That was down to the fact that it still exists today, and are playing in their local league. Continue reading “Forgotten Clubs – Newcastlewest AFC”

Dermot Keely Column: Fixture fiasco

By Dermot Keely (@keelysbar)

Sorry about the blog going missing over the last couple of weeks. Just been a busy few weeks, but as usual I never tire of League of Ireland. The games have come hot and heavy.  Continue reading “Dermot Keely Column: Fixture fiasco”

Former kit man unveiled as new CEO of Sligo Rovers

While today marks the start of the mid-season break in the League of Ireland, for the players at least, the clubs are busy behind the scenes signing players and changing structures. Continue reading “Former kit man unveiled as new CEO of Sligo Rovers”

Stars of the League of Ireland and Women’s National League set to shine at FISU Summer Universiade in Naples

The 2019 FISU Summer Universiad (World University Games) will take place in the Italian city of Naples, and ahead of those games the Ireland Football Teams, both men and women, have been announced. Both squads are filled with talent from the League of Ireland and from the Women’s National League. Continue reading “Stars of the League of Ireland and Women’s National League set to shine at FISU Summer Universiade in Naples”

Forgotten Clubs: Brooklyn FC

By Philip O’Rourke (@effect_phil)

This club has to be the most difficult one that I have written about in these ‘Forgotten Clubs’ pieces. There are many reasons for this, the fact it went out of existence back in the 1920’s, the lack of fans that are still alive today (If any) and the lack of information about the club itself, even on the internet. Even Wikipedia gave very little into the life of this club. Continue reading “Forgotten Clubs: Brooklyn FC”