Adrian Finnin

Breaking: Stephen Kenny Replaces Mick McCarthy with Immediate Effect

By Adrian Finnin / April 4, 2020 /

Stephen Kenny succeeds Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager with immediate effect, the FAI have announced today. Kenny was due to take over from McCarthy following the completion of Ireland’s Euro 2020 campaign, whether that be in August or following qualifiers which were due to take place last week. However, due to the outbreak…

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LISTEN: Tier Picks Best Eleven

By Adrian Finnin / April 4, 2020 /

Current Geraldines player Bobby Tier was the second person to take part in our “1-11 series” which sees players and managers select their best eleven players that they have dealt with during their careers. Before we discussed his team, Tier admits he is fearful that the current season will not resume but is happy with…

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LISTEN: Braddish Picks Favoured 1-11

By Adrian Finnin / April 3, 2020 /

Former Prospect Priory and Janesboro manager Derek Braddish was the first person to undertake the challenge of picking his favoured team from his past coaching experiences for Sporting Limerick this week. It was an exceptionally competitive team and Derek opted for a 4-3-3 formation. Braddish has taken a year out from football after keeping Prospect…

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Listen: Ryan reflects on Glittering Career

By Adrian Finnin / March 28, 2020 /

In 1998, Limerick native Bobby Ryan embarked upon a League of Ireland career which spanned over 14 years and yielded two Premier Division titles. Ryan played with Limerick FC, Galway United, Bohemians, Shelbourne, Dunfermline and St. Patrick’s Athletic and was feared by many left-backs up and down the country. The former Limerick FC man admits…

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Assessing Limerick Managers: Martin Russell

By Adrian Finnin / March 28, 2020 /

We continue our analysis of former Limerick managers this week. Martin Russell’s reign divides the opinion of supporters more than any other and it was also the most dramatic. During Russell’s near three year reign in charge, the club endured relegation and secured promotion in an eventful time. We have already discussed the beginning of…

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Women’s National League Set for June Resumption

By Adrian Finnin / March 27, 2020 /

The FAI today announced that the 2020 Women’s National League will re-commence on the weekend ending June 28th. The league was due to start two weeks ago with Limerick outfit Treaty United due to begin their campaign with a home fixture against Wexford last Sunday at the Markets Field. If the league does begin on…

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Assessing Limerick Managers: Pat Scully

By Adrian Finnin / March 26, 2020 /

We continue to concentrate on providing our readers with different content to fill the void left by the lack of sport during these incredibly difficult times. As we are a Limerick based organisation, we will endeavour to concentrate on local soccer. This week, we will aim to assess the managerial reign of five Limerick senior…

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Limerick Junior Soccer Mid-Season Review

By Adrian Finnin / March 26, 2020 /

Last week, we provided a brief evaluation of the performances of the current top six of the PJ Matthews Premier League. As the future of football all around the world, particularly at grassroots level remains uncertain, we will endeavour to bring content to our readers. This week, we will concentrate on the performances of the…

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Assessing Limerick Managers: Stuart Taylor

By Adrian Finnin / March 25, 2020 /

We continue our study of former Limerick managers with a look at Stuart Taylor’s tenure at the club. The Scotsman lasted a year and a half on Shannonside before his departure. He was a surprise choice by the Limerick board at the time, as the likes of League of Ireland veterans Stephen Kenny and Pat…

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All Soccer Activity Suspended until April 19th

By Adrian Finnin / March 24, 2020 /

Following today’s new measures to tackle the Coronavirus outbreak across the country, all sports activities will cease until at least April 19th in a bid to stop the spread. Originally, the deadline had been set to March 29th but it was widely speculated well in advance of today’s announcement that the deadline would be extended…

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