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Growing up in the 1980's, the weekly pilgrimage a League of Ireland ground wasn’t the only vital football related journey ...Read More
Garry Haylock: Should the league consider taking the top four teams and making them play off to win the Championship?
Just imagine Dundalk, Cork, Shamrock Rovers and Derry City taking part (sorry Bray!): packed stadiums, live on TV and, hopefully, ...Read More
Garry Haylock: The raw talent is there in the League of Ireland but to compete at the top level requires more than just talent
There has been an increasing clamour for players from the League of Ireland to be honoured with a call up ...Read More
In addition to once gracing the League of Ireland as a player and being a former PFAI Chairman, nowadays, Stephen ...Read More
There is so much luck involved in football that when you get such a good run of it, there is ...Read More
The rather contentious issue of penalties has dominated the headlines around the League of Ireland in the last few days. ...Read More
While Robertson's departure was inevitable, it was still a shock, coming so quickly as it did after ye Galway match.Read More
Garry Haylock: What happens intelligent, resourceful businessmen when they become chairmen of football clubs?
If I went to doctor who had spent 30 years practising medicine and told him that what he was doing ...Read More
It’s something that won’t bear fruit immediately but Rovers have the right idea. Hopefully their fans will appreciate the investment ...Read More
Garry Haylock: 'I can only imagine what my career would have looked like if I had trained like players today'
In the dark distant past, when I had more hair and less of a gut, my feeling approaching the first ...Read More
Garry Haylock: 'When I think back to when I was playing I can't help but smile at some of the shenanigans'
It is easy to look back and smile and remember those occasions with fondness although it didn’t seem like fun ...Read More
With a melted heart and bleary eyes, Dundalk’s raucous travelling contingent head back to the Oriel province having firmly fallen ...Read More