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”

On the Road again – back in Dundalk

By Dermot Keely

Sorry about missing the blog – circumstances beyond my control unfortunately. Since my last blog I have been back to Dundalk. Whilst there I was able to attend the Dundalk v Derry City match with my old mentor Jim McLaughlin, glad to say he is in rude health and is in great form as well. Continue reading “On the Road again – back in Dundalk”

Caulfield leaves Cork City by mutual consent

After 5 and a half years at the helm, John Caulfield has left his position as manager of Cork City. During his time as manager he guided the club the Premier Division title in 2017, along with FAI Cup victories in 2016 and 2017. They were also runners-up in the league in three consecutive years, from 2014-16 and again in 2018. Continue reading “Caulfield leaves Cork City by mutual consent”