Pete Kelly


Pete Kelly Info

Role: Reporter

Start Date: Sept. 6, 2008, 12:13 p.m.


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Pete is based in Galway with an eclectic interest in all sports, but writes predominantly for Extratime on all things Salthill Devon, where he is a founder member, and Galway United. He is the Media guy for the Galway Cup and produces the video blogs during the tournament. He has coached since the 1970's winning an All Ireland Schools title with St Enda's Galway and managing and coaching countless Salthill Devon teams in addition to Galway League and Connacht teams. Currently coaching the Salthill Devon U14 Girls. Away from the field Pete is a communications professional with his own business 15 Eleven Communications, developing websites, devising Digital Marketing strategies writing and teaching.

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Friendly Report: Galway United 1 - 0 Finn Harps

Mon, Feb 22 2021

This pre-season friendly was the first opportunity for both managers to see how the squads they have formulated are shaping up.

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Salthill Devon – unique draw - Messi Signs for Salthill Devon

Fri, Oct 30 2020

2020 has been ‘Annus Horribilis’ in many respects and with little prospect of it getting any better before year end. For Sports clubs, when it comes to fundraising, it has been a bleak time, but people who run successful clubs ...

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League Report: Galway United 0 - 0 Bray Wanderers

Sat, Aug 22 2020

Bray Wanderers will be wondering just how they only managed a 0-0 with Galway United at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday.

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League Report: Galway United 0 - 2 Cabinteely

Fri, Jul 31 2020

Cabinteely grabbed a 2-0 victory in Galway on football’s return on Friday night

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Watch: Galway Cup Day 1

Wed, Aug 07 2019

Thirty two games were played over nine and a half hours, with 96 goals being scored throughout in a variety of age groups

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FAI Cup Report: Galway United 0 - 2 Bohemians

Fri, Aug 24 2018

Bohemians proved too strong for a much improved Galway United at Eamonn Deacy Park in the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup in front of 733 spectators, a third of whom were visiting supporters, on Friday night.

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League Report: Galway United 1-4 Longford Town

Sat, Aug 18 2018

Galway United's slender hopes of a playoff spot vanished at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday night when they were comprehensively outplayed by a vibrant Longford Town side.

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Galway Cup 2018 - the wrap up report

Sat, Aug 18 2018

The 14th edition of the Galway Cup was an outstanding success once again at the home of Salthill Devon at Drom.

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Galway Cup

Fri, Jul 27 2018

The 14th Galway Cup is less than two weeks away. The competition is one of the leading underage football tournament in Europe and this year will run from the 8thto 11thof August.

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Mid-Season Report Card - Galway United

Wed, Jun 20 2018

Galway United may be about to have new owners but they are also in search for a new a manager after sacking Shane Keegan in recent days. Here is our mid-term report card.

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League Report: Galway United 2 - 0 UCD

Sat, May 12 2018

Eoin McCormack and captain Ryan Connolly found the target from long range as the Tribesmen ran out fully-deserved winners.

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League Report: Galway United 3 - 0 Cobh Ramblers

Sat, Apr 28 2018

Alan Murphy became Galway United's all-time leading goalscorer as the Tribesmen put Cobh Ramblers to the sword at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday night.

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League Report: Galway United 4 - 1 Wexford

Fri, Apr 13 2018

Galway United came from 1-0 down at the break to win comfortably with a totally dominant second half display against Wexford at Eamon Deacy Park.

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Salthill Devon writing a new chapter with Drom development

Fri, Mar 30 2018

The club hope to have their home group renovated in time for August's Galway Cup

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EA Sports Cup Report: Galway United 1 - 0 Cockhill Celtic

Mon, Mar 19 2018

Cockhill's Gerry Gill put through his own net early in the second half and it proved the only goal as the Donegal side, who had James Bradley sent off late on, fell short of mustering a leveller.

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Performance Analysis at Grassroots level - Revisited

Wed, Nov 29 2017

Ireland falling at the final hurdle of World Cup qualifying was understandably a traumatic experience for fans, management and players alike, but the dust is beginning to settle and with that we look forward and an inevitable consequence is where ...

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Colm Horgan: I love playing in the League, the standard is very much underestimated

Thu, Nov 09 2017

Relegation is the worst nightmare for any footballer playing at an elite level. For a passionate player like Colm Horgan it hurts even more, but Colm, who is a highly intelligent and ambitious young player, can also look at the ...

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League Report: Galway United 3 - 4 Dundalk

Fri, Oct 27 2017

A 4-3 defeat to Dundalk at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday night means Galway United have been relegated but they go down with their heads held high following a spirited performance.

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League Report: Galway United 1 - 1 St Patrick's Athletic

Sat, Oct 14 2017

Galway United and St Patrick’s Athletic were both hoping a win would give them some respite in the relegation struggle, but as it turned out they are both still right in the mix after sharing the spoils at Deacy Park ...

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Performance Analysis - Now more important than ever

Thu, Oct 05 2017

There is an old saying, the more things change the more they stay the same! Some years ago I had the privilege to pen a series of articles for on Performance Analysis at all level of the game.

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League Report: Galway United 3 - 1 Sligo Rovers

Fri, Sep 22 2017

Galway United took a significant towards securing their Premier league status with a thrilling 3-1 win over Sligo Rovers in the Connacht derby at Eamon Deacy Park.

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League Report: Galway United 2 - 1 Derry City

Mon, Sep 18 2017

Hometown hero Stephen Folan showed his ability at both ends of the field and almost single-handedly gave Galway United the lifeline they craved at Deacy Park on Friday Night.

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2017 Galway Cup fast approaching

Mon, Jul 24 2017

The Galway Cup is almost upon us and the 2017 tournament was launched a few days ago at NUI Galway by Ireland legend Kevin Kilbane, writes Pete Kelly.

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League Report: Galway United 0 - 5 Cork City

Sat, Oct 08 2016

Cork City led Galway United by three goals after just 19 minutes and they added a goal early and late in the second half to secure a valuable three points and improved goal difference on a night where their title ...

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Galway United extend sponsorship deal with Comer Group

Wed, Sep 28 2016

The development giants, controlled by brothers Brian and Luke Comer, have been the main sponsors for the past three years and their continued support will bring a vital element of stability to the club.

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