Sean Russell

LISTEN: Sean Russell on the transition from playing to coaching at the age of 27

By Ronan Calvert / January 22, 2021 /

TREATY United women’s team coach Sean Russell spoke to Ronan Calvert this morning about his transition from playing to coaching following his early retirement from League of Ireland football at the end of 2019. The 27 year-old had two stints at Limerick FC and enjoyed success in 2016 under the management of his father Martin…

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Niall Connolly “embracing the challenges that lay ahead’

By Adrian Finnin / January 22, 2021 /

New Treaty United manager Niall Connolly joined us this week to discuss his appointment and his plans for the football club going forward. Connolly was appointed to succeed Dave Rooney as senior women’s manager last Saturday and is grateful for the opportunity afforded to him by the board. “I’d like to extend my gratitude towards…

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Treaty United Announce Senior Women’s Backroom Team

By Adrian Finnin / January 20, 2021 /

Treaty United manager Niall Connolly has unveiled his backroom team for the the 2021 season which will begin on March 26th, it was announced today. Connolly has acquired the services of former Limerick FC player Sean Russell and former Treaty United captain Marie Curtin, who recently retired from her playing role with the club. They…

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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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Sean Russell Retires from Football

By Adrian Finnin / December 17, 2019 /

Former Limerick FC midfielder Sean Russell has been forced to retire from football at just 26 years of age following a serious cruciate ligament injury suffered whilst playing for the Shannonsiders last March. Russell had re-invented himself as an amateur player with the club at the beginning of the 2019 season and had been enjoying…

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WATCH: Connolly previews U-13 League Cup Final

By Adrian Finnin / November 1, 2019 /

Limerick FC U-13s take on St. Patrick’s Athletic in the Airtricity League Cup final on Saturday afternoon at Jackman Park (1pm). Limerick’s young guns defeated Cork City in the semi-final. Manager Niall Connolly is excited about the prospect of leading the side to silverware but is also keen to stress the need for the young…

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Limerick FC players vote in favour of strike action

By Adrian Finnin / May 16, 2019 /

The playing staff at Limerick FC have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action. The players released a statement through the PFAI and have cited a number of reasons for this action including failure to pay wages and prioritise player welfare. It had been widely reported that March wages had been paid on the day…

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WATCH:Pat O’Sullivan remains tight lipped on possible player strike

By Adrian Finnin / May 15, 2019 /

Limerick FC chairman Pat O’Sullivan had little to say today in response to questions from RTE Soccer Correspondent Tony O’Donoghue in relation to possible strike action from playing staff in the coming week. It is understood that Limerick FC players will ballot for strike action tomorrow after the failure of the club to pay April’s…

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WATCH: Sean Russell reveals Limerick FC have failed to pay medical costs

By Adrian Finnin / May 8, 2019 /

Limerick FC midfielder Sean Russell joined Jamie Moore on the Off the Ball League of Ireland Podcast this afternoon to discuss ongoing issues with his current employers surrounding treatment for a cruciate knee ligament injury. Russell suffered the injury during a 2-0 victory over Athlone Town at the Markets Field in March. The son of…

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WATCH: Barrett “delighted” with Cabinteely win

By Adrian Finnin / March 23, 2019 /

Limerick FC manager Tommy Barrett was clearly happy with his side’s hard fought 1-2 victory over Cabinteely at Stradbrook on Saturday afternoon. It was a scrappy contest and Limerick opened the scoring through Sean Russell after a great run and set-up by Karl O’Sullivan. The left winger powered his effort past the helpless Stephen McGuinness.…

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