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The George O’Callaghan Column

Well finally, the new Airtricity League is upon us, every club and fan will be full of optimism and hopeful for the new season. The only thing for sure is some will be satisfied and others disappointed but that’s football

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GEORGE O’CALLAGHAN SIGNS FOR CORK SPORTS NEWS

Former Cork City FC icon, George O’Callaghan, today signed on the dotted line for Cork Sports News as a columnist. George will give his thoughts every Friday on everything associated with the League of Ireland including Cork City and Cobh

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Referee’s Report (Ray ‘Chalkie’ Murphy)

Referees go and do their job without much fuss and usually take the flak from players, management and supporters of the team that have lost. “That was offside, handball, he dived and that goal should never have stood,” are just

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Referee’s Report (Willie Long)

We can all relate to former referee, Willie Long when he states, “Football was massive in my young days, playing football on the road at night led to a few of us then starting the street leagues, running different teams

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Referee’s Report (Graham Kelly)

The name Kelly is synonamous with refereeing in Cork and our headline picture shows the three responsible, a father and two sons. Alan Kelly pictured on the left has taken the brand to the United States, father, Pat Kelly, in

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O’Regan: An Exciting Time For Irish Football

A Corkman has made rapid progression through the FAI to become Coach Education Manager and Bandon native, Niall O’Regan recently spoke at length to Cork Sports News about the whole process and where he is at now on the journey.

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Referee’s Report (Denis Cronin)

A late introduction to playing football, a career with one club, Kilumney Utd and a passion to want to stay involved in football and give something back to the game has given Denis Cronin a long-term relationship with football. Still

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Park Are Settling Into Life In The MSL

Mitchelstown was put on the map in recent years in a sports related manner in Cork with the success of its football club, Park United in the AUL. That success allowed the club to change from junior football to senior

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Avondale United 2 Cobh Wanderers 1

Keane Cup Final Avondale United 2 (Shovlin 67, O’Sullivan 71) v Cobh Wanderers 1 (O’Connor 49) Avondale Utd are the Keane Cup winners courtesy of Mark O’Sullivan’s headed goal after an absorbing final at Turner’s Cross. After a goalless first

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Murphy Expects Stern Avondale Test

Cobh Wanderers will look to retain the Keane Cup that they won emphatically last season with a 3-0 victory over Castleview when they take on premier league rivals, Avondale Utd at Turner’s Cross on Friday night. A much sterner test

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