Posts Tagged Football

Support the Feileacain Fathers charity match!

Support the Feileacain Fathers charity match!

The bereaved fathers charity, Feileacain Fathers, will play a charity match against SANDS, the Northern Ireland charity for bereaved parents in Dalymount Park on the 25th of June, with kick off at 3pm. Entry is free but donations will be greatly accepted.

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Celtic footy legends at Sheriff Street YCFC’s 50th anniversary

Celtic footy legends at Sheriff Street YCFC's 50th anniversary

Geneva Pattison Last Friday, Celtic Football Club legends, John Hartson and Brian McClair, officially launched Sheriff YC Football Club’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, which are due to take place officially next year. The pair also made the exciting announcement next year, […]

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Charlie O’Hagan The Entertainer

By Gavan Bergin Charlie O’Hagan was born in Buncrana, County Donegal in July 1882. He was raised in the village of Linsfort, where his father ran the local shop. As a boy, Charlie played football and by the time he […]

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Bill McCracken: A master of defence

By Gavan Bergin Bill McCracken was born in the Falls Road area of Belfast in 1883. As a boy, Bill was very good at football, and by the time he left secondary school he had gained a reputation as one […]

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Archie Goodall The cast-iron footballer

By Gavan Bergin Archie Goodall was born in Belfast in 1864 and grew up in Kilmarnock in Scotland. As a boy he learned to play football along with his brother John, who went on to be an England international player. […]

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Beyond the halfway point of the Premier League Season

By David Prendeville We’ve crossed the halfway point of the Premier League season and Liverpool fans are understandably giddy, as they lead the table, four points ahead of Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. It could have been even better had Liverpool […]

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Mick McCarthy replaces O’Neill as Ireland manager

By David Prendeville Ireland concluded their disastrous Nations League campaign and 2018 with a horrendously drab 0-0 draw against Denmark in Aarhus. Ireland’s relegation to pot C of the next Nations League and their drop to third seed for the […]

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Alf Ringstead: The right man

Alf Ringstead: The right man

Alf Ringstead was born in County Dublin in 1927, the son of well-known English jockey Charlie Ringstead. He grew up in the football heartland of north-west England, and by the time he was fourteen he was playing for Everton’s junior […]

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Gaza soccer kids visit Sandymount

Gaza soccer kids visit Sandymount

Children from the Al-Helal Academy, a soccer academy set up in the battered and beleaguered Gaza Strip, enjoyed a visit to the Dublin 4 area and played football with representatives of Shamrock Rovers on Sandymount Strand on Saturday July 30th. […]

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