By Darragh Burke Confidence on the ball, trust in your team mates and a plan to break down your opposition? These footballing concepts were seemingly alien to Martin O’Neill and his Irish squad. We’re more familiar with hoofing the ball as far up the pitch as possible, as we’re not good enough to actually pass the ball to each other. A group of players who have reached … [Read more...] about Stephen Kenny is an ideal future Ireland manager
By Darragh Burke There is fantastic news for football in the west of Ireland and for the country as a whole. The Comer brothers have announced plans to turn a 103 - acre site outside Athenry into a football centre of excellence. The facility will be the biggest of its type in the country and will feature six football pitches, a gymnasium, and apartments which will house the … [Read more...] about Plans for Galway United centre of excellence in Athenry should be welcomed
McGregor is not a good role model By Danny Keown Like the Lyons vs Barry’s argument, the subject of Conor McGregor has divided the Irish public since his meteoric rise through the world of combat sports. Whether it’s respect for his superb performances in the octagon, or dislike for his over-the-top public persona, everyone seems to have a strong opinion on the … [Read more...] about Head to Head: Is Conor McGregor a good role model?