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The Rise Of Soccer In The USA

It is well-known that football and the American people haven’t always been compatible with one another. From the popularity of traditional US sports, their calling the beautiful game “soccer” and American’s inability to effectively grasp the rules, most non-Americans find…

Nations League Offers Ireland Opportunity For Fresh Approach

There is no disputing that the last ten months or so have been a rather dispiriting and demoralising period for Irish soccer fans. Our World Cup qualification hopes were shattered mercilessly at the final hurdle by Denmark. Our manager agonised…

Window Starts To Close On Irish Euro 2016 Qualifying Hopes

Jack Power Ireland kept their thinning hopes of qualifying for the 2016 Euro championships alive with a goal in the dying minutes to grab a deserved draw against Poland at the Aviva stadium. Martin O’Neill’s Ireland now sits in fourth…

Hearing Catalonia

Michael Phoenix relives his experience of the Catalonian derby between Barcelona and Espanyol The metro was filled with claret and yellow. I folded my ticket into two and hid it in the palm of my hand, search deep in the…

Superleague Review

This week in UCD’s Superleague, we take a look at the Premier Saturday and Sunday competitions In terms of the former, nowhere is more appropriate to start than the eyebrow-raising Filbert Athletic FC. Despite the unclear origins of their team…

Leahy looks back at UCD AFC’s mixed season

Jonny Baxter speaks to the Students’ captain Mick Leahy at the end of a long year As UCD students approach the half way point of the semester, their representatives on the football pitch have come to the end of their…

Twigg’s stylish send-off spells defeat for Students

Shamrock Rovers 2 – 1 UCD UCD AFC took to Tallaght Stadium on Friday evening looking for a sixth win in seven matches, but left without following a 2-1 defeat. A first half brace from the outgoing Gary Twigg capped…

Sport

Superleague – Division 1 Saturday

takes a look at the wild games and even crazier nomenclature in UCD’s Superleague

Time to Achieve

€1, illness 279.22 is the least it’ll cost you to have the time of your life right now. As long as you don’t mind spending thirty hours on an airplane, medical seeing all the delights that the airports of Amsterdam…