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Neil Sherwin
Neil Sherwin

Co-editor of Writes mostly on Premier League, A-League and MLS with contributions to other sites including TheFootballSack, InBedWithMaradona and Bloomberg's BSports. Has featured on The Guardian's Football Weekly.


Better late than never – Hoolahan finally gets to fulfil his promise

by Neil Sherwin

Eleven years ago last month, a crowd of 24,000 watched League of Ireland champions Shelbourne claim a famous 0-0 draw against Spanish high flyers Deportivo La Coruna in a Champions League qualifier. One of the standout performers for the Dublin side that day was 22-year-old Wesley Hoolahan, an exciting attacker who showed composure and poise […]