The flip side of crossing the water

The flip side of crossing the water

Ian Walsh brings us his weekly column Home Views, where he looks at Irish football and players. Today, he examines why Shane Supple decided to quit football with Ipswich Town for ventures elsewhere. A little over a month ago Shane Supple walked away from Ipswich Town just weeks after being awarded a lucrative new contract […]

What next for Irish football?

What next for Irish football?

It was back to the reality of the League of Ireland last night for St. Patrick’s Athletic as they aimed to put the disappointment of crashing out of the Europa League on Thursday night to Steaua Bucharest behind them, by defeating Drogheda United. While Bucharest progress to the lucrative group stages of the Europa League, the Saints […]

Going, Going, Gun.

Going, Going, Gun.

Kolo Toure’s £15million departure from Arsenal to Manchester City marked the end of the ‘Invincibles’ era. Toure was the remaining member of that Arsenal squad that remained unbeaten for 49games in the 2003-04 season, and becoming the first team since Preston North End in 1888-89 to remain a whole league campaign unbeaten. That season also […]