Just Follow the Floodlights!: The Complete Guide to League of Ireland Football (Paperback)Brian Kennedy (author)
Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 01/10/2011
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In 1921, when we were fighting for our Independence, the first Free State League was born. Ninety years on the League of Ireland is still going strong. Over time there have been such wonderful, players, teams and moments - Shamrock Rovers' six-in-a-row, Waterford's majestic Blues, Drumcondra in their pomp, the multitude of wonderful Cork sides, Derry City welcomed South, European nights at Dundalk, 48,000 in Dalymount to watch England, Paddy Coad, Shay Gibbons, Turlough O'Connor, Jackie Jameson, and Miah Dennehy. Even Dixie Dean got a slice of the action! Whether you stood on the terraces at Tolka Park or worshipped at The Showgrounds or Market's Field, "Just Follow the Floodlights!" will enthral you with stories from all 47 clubs that have graced the League of Ireland, each producing their own magical memories from one generation to the next. With numerous nostalgic photographs, amusing anecdotes and larger-than-life characters, this book will appeal not only to the loyal League of Ireland fraternity, but to football lovers and sports fans everywhere.
Publisher: The Liffey Press
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 721 g
Dimensions: 237 x 173 x 14 mm
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