The last decade has seen supporters in both the League of Ireland and Irish League form groups with the aim of bringing a more continental atmosphere to Irish football grounds. Donal Fallon and Kevin Brannigan report. Ultras, as many of these groups term themselves, are football fans renowned for colourful
Supporters Direct are a not-for-profit organisation who promote the benefits of sustainability, community ownership and supporter involvement in the running of sporting organisations, mainly football clubs. Andrew Donlan met up with Kevin Rye of Supporters Direct to find out how their various Irish interests are coming along.
For decades youngsters have chased the dream of professional football success in Britain, but would it be better for them – and the development of Irish football – if there was greater regulation at home, Frankie Lally reports. Every year many youths travel to Britain with hopes and dreams of