Soccer

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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Limerick Fire & Rescue Service Pitch Up At Markets Field

By Raffaele Rocca / April 3, 2020 /

As part of ongoing efforts to combat Covid-19 the LEDP is to accommodate acohort of firefighters from Limerick Fire & Rescue Service at the Markets Field Stadium for as long as required.  Members of the Fire & Rescue Service will be stationed at the Garryowen stadium which is less than 500 metres from their permanent base…

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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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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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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: 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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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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Top Five Limerick Senior Soccer Games of the Last Decade

By Adrian Finnin / March 23, 2020 /

As we enter our second full week without any senior or junior football in the city or country, positive football new is at a premium. Therefore, we have decided to list our top five senior soccer games which have taken place involving Limerick over the last decade. Obviously, there is no senior soccer representative in…

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Limerick Junior Soccer mid-season review

By Adrian Finnin / March 19, 2020 /

With the forced cancellation of all soccer activity for the next two weeks at least due to the Coronavirus outbreak across the world, it will be a very quiet period in terms of sports reporting. As a result, we will undertake a review of the performance of each individual team in the PJ Matthews Premier…

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