The enduring economic miracle of UCD football
Watched by small crowds and run on a minuscule budget, the club still develops emerging talent
When asked why he attended UCD football games, the late Dermot Morgan replied: “Because I hate crowds”. I recalled these words last Wednesday when I sat in torrential rain watching UCD beat Molde FK 2-1 in the UEFA Youth League.
This victory is by far the best achieved by any Irish team in Europe this year, and is a welcome boost for a club which, despite modest means, has had a surprisingly big impact on...
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