Online Sport Editor Eoin Roche does his best to persuade you that real footballing joy comes from following local football, and not the Premier League.
Until last February I was ignorant to the existence of League of Ireland football; I mean I knew there was a League in Ireland but that was about it. With Premier League football on television being such a rip-off and …
With the Airtricity League returning after a long winter break, Jake O’Donnell outlines exactly why it should not be overlooked
On Monday, November 16th of last year, 51,700 people packed into a full Aviva stadium in Dublin 4 to see Ireland’s footballers take on Bosnia in a European Championship play-off. Thousands more tried in vain to get tickets. The …
The far too often repeated nauseating cliché that rugby is a “hooligan’s game played by gentlemen while football is a gentlemen’s game played by hooligans” is constantly rolled out as a sweeping generalisation that is bought into by far too many people.
This September, I moved into a flat beside Dalymount Park, former home of the Irish national football team and current home of Bohemians football club. Never having watched League of Ireland (LOI), I was intrigued by the prospect of living …