Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Partition of Irish Football: Why We Don’t Have a Single Island Team

The42.ie have published a selection of interesting insights, garnered from a discussion between Paul Fennessy and Cormac Moore about the latter’s new book The Irish Soccer Split, in a piece entitled, “Why don’t we have an all-Ireland soccer team and will we ever see one?” The Irish Football Association (IFA), founded in Belfast in 1880, was, of course, the […]

Let Us Irish Not Be Too Precious about Jack Grealish’s International Decision

Sam Wallace, the Independent’s chief football correspondent, is reporting that “Jack Grealish is set to choose England as his senior international side before the final round of Euro 2016 qualifiers against Estonia and Lithuania next month”, so perhaps the player will make a decision on his international future by the time September is out, after […]