Sunday November 29, 2020

League of Ireland still battling its demons

The Players Football Association of Ireland claims that some of its members receive less than the national minimum wage.

22nd April, 2015
Dundalk: Ireland’s sole representatives in the Champions League

In the week Ray Treacy’s life was celebrated so fittingly at his funeral, just how prophetic his sentiments from 20 years ago about his beloved League of Ireland seemed in the modern era.

The former Ireland international cut a forlorn figure after leading Shamrock Rovers to the 1994 league title, accepting that his two best players would depart for the higher wages being offered by rivals and predicting the financial ruin of clubs chasing...

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