University Life: Prospectus 2018

“The skull and crossbones and the Rebel Army are marrying” spoke Dr. Michael Murphy in November 2016. In a brightly lit Devere Hall, under the glint of the freshly polished FAI Cup and with an air of optimism, University College Cork and Cork City FC launched a two year partnership deal. Under this deal, UCC’s…

Beyond the wild green yonder

Once more the Republic of Ireland are faced with the sting of the has-been tale, as the Boys in Green count the losses following last week’s 5-1 hammering to Denmark at the Aviva Stadium. The result; which sharpens a rough qualification campaign from the Irish, means that by Qatar 2022 it will be twenty years…

City Hit Longford for Six

Cork City 6-0 Longford Town Cork City completely demolished Longford Town in the Airtricity League in Turners Cross this evening. A first-half of complete dominance saw City 3-0 up at the break. The home side having possession of the ball throughout the half and spreading it all over the pitch. The first goal came within…

Preview: Cork City vs. Dundalk

In football, no matter what we say about it; we all want to win. Dubbed as the “curtain raiser” tomorrow afternoon, Cork City FC will lock horns again with rivals Dundalk in the Presidents Cup at Turners Cross. Yet, unlike most preseason friendlies, City and Dundalk carriers a different weight. In 2014 and 2015, whenever…

League of Ireland; Real Football, Real Fans?

March 4th 2016; the turnstiles lie silent. Blade after blade withers under the spring time breeze. Turners Cross is silent. Not even 24 hours later, a City will flock to the much hallowed ground; draped in the green red and white of Cork City FC. Turners Cross; traditionally an aging population brought to life each…