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Review: The English Game (Netflix)

Thu, May 28 2020

Julian Fellowes’ Netflix series the English Game attempts to bring the birth of professional football in England to life through ...

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Tue, Mar 17 2020

Declan Marron and Macdara Ferris bring you a sort of sequel to our Christmas book special to suggest some good ...

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Bohemians v Shamrock Rovers - Where can I watch it and what do I need to know?

Sat, Feb 15 2020

The FAI Cup champions travel the short distance to their biggest rivals with far more than just three points at ...

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Dundalk 7 - 1 UCD: Four things we learned

Sat, Jan 18 2020

It may have been the first pre-season friendly of 2020 for Dundalk but there were still a few things which ...

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End of Season Report Card - UCD

Wed, Jan 01 2020

Picking the star player from a side that lost half of their starting 11 midway through the season is no ...

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Book Review: C'mon The Town - A Dundalk FC Miscellany by Jim Murphy

Tue, Dec 31 2019

It’s a book that you won’t find hovering near the top of the charts nor a plethora of sports journalists ...

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End of Season Report Card - Shelbourne

Thu, Nov 07 2019

Despite not appearing to be in total control of games, Shelbourne generally found themselves come out on the right side ...

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End of Season Report Card - Galway United

Thu, Nov 07 2019

The stage is almost set, but it remains to be seen if the club can make real progress in the ...

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End of Season Report Card - Cabinteely

Tue, Nov 05 2019

However, if it wasn’t for a difficult June, Cabinteely may very well have found themselves competing for the league title ...

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Book Review: One Night in Dudelange by Kevin Burke

Thu, Oct 24 2019

However, back in the summer of 2015, things were different, much different. University College Dublin, an educational institution based in ...

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Book review: CONIFA - Football for the forgotten by James Hendicott

Mon, Aug 05 2019

This book, written by Irish based Englishman James Hendicott, details the story of 2018 CONIFA World Football Cup through an ...

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TV Review: Division: The Irish Soccer Split (RTÉ)

Sat, May 25 2019

Narrated by a husky-sounding Aidan Gillen, who seems to drift in and out of his ‘John Boy’ Power persona, Division: ...

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TV Review: Back of the Netflix - Sunderland 'Til I Die

Tue, Jan 22 2019

With plenty of drone footage from overhead and cameras at pitch level, there is enough training ground action in Netflix’s ...

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Book Review: Fighter by Andy Lee (with Niall Kelly)

Thu, Dec 20 2018

Fighter by Andy Lee with Niall Kelly is published by Gill Books.

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Book Review: One Team. One Dream. Won Friday Night by Brian Kennedy

Sun, Aug 05 2018

Tom O'Connor reviews the latest offering from Brian Kennedy, author of Follow The Floodlights

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Book Review: Boy Wonder - Tales from the Sidelines of an Irish Childhood by Dave Hannigan

Sun, Jan 14 2018

Macdara Ferris reviews one of 2017's most memorable sports books.

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Book Review: First Hand - My Life and Irish Football by Eoin Hand

Tue, Nov 21 2017

Eoin Hand is a familiar name, face and a voice to all in Irish football. He played, managed and co-commentated ...

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Book Review: Family Life, Death and Football by Michael Calvin

Sat, Jan 21 2017

Back in the summer of 2009, journalist Michael Calvin approached the then Millwall manager Kenny Jackett asking permission to cover ...

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Book Review: John Fallon - Connacht: The Team that Refused to Die

Wed, Jan 04 2017

2016 will be remembered by sporting fans as the year of the underdog with both Connacht and Leicester City emerging ...

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Book Review: Walk tall by Rob Heffernan

Sat, Dec 17 2016

Rob Heffernan the Cork born athlete who people normally hear about every four years when the Olympic bandwagon rolls into ...

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Book Review: Jason McAteer - Blood, Sweat and McAteer

Fri, Nov 18 2016

When I bought Jason McAteer’s new autobiography Blood, Sweat and McAteer, I wasn’t expecting too much from it. Before I ...

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Book Review: Second City By Neal Horgan

Fri, Nov 04 2016

Having thoroughly enjoyed the first book written in 2014 by Neal Horgan or “Hoggy” as he is referred to as ...

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Book Review: Joey Barton - No Nonsense

Wed, Oct 26 2016

Before I wrote this book review, I asked a few people what they thought about Joey Barton. None of the ...

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Book Review: Gods Vs Mortals by Paul Keane

Sat, Sep 10 2016

In light of Dundalk's recent European adventure, a review of a book chronicling the greatest exploits of all League of ...

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Book Review: Win or Learn by John Kavanagh

Sat, Aug 13 2016

A few weeks back when word reached those of us in HQ that the boss was doing a revamp ...

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Book Review: Jean-Philippe Toussaint - Football

Thu, Aug 11 2016

We have a tendency to measure time through football tournaments. The cyclical nature of European Championships and World Cups are ...

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Book Review: A Life Too Short - The Tragedy of Robert Enke

Thu, Aug 11 2016

The importance of Ronald Reng's biography of German goalkeeper Robert Enke is not in how it captures him on the ...

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