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RIP Brendan O'Kelly Olympian (Football)

October 27, 2017
RIP Brendan O'Kelly Olympian  It is with sad regret we have learned about the passing of Olympian Brendan O’Kelly (Football).  Brendan represented Team Ireland at the 1948 Olympics in London scoring Ireland’s goal.   Ireland returned to the Olympics in football during the 1948 Games after a 24 year absence.  Ireland’s amateur team was made up […]

Introduction to Football

January 1, 2010
Modern football has evolved from a game played in streets and schools in the mid 1800s to the most widely played game on earth played in almost every town and village in the world, from youngsters kicking a ball about in the streets and local league teams playing for local honour to vast stadiums where the multi million pound clubs draw up to 100,000 fans each week. For contact details of Football Association of Ireland please click on Full story
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