Making Hoops’ dreams a reality

Ray Wilson left Ireland for Australia in 1986, but never lost touch with his beloved Shamrock Rovers. Now he’s underwriting their future

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
19th March, 2017
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Ray Wilson: ‘It’s about having a sustainable football culture’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

There are extreme lengths that people go to in order to support football teams, and then there’s the commitment required by Ray Wilson, the primary investor at Shamrock Rovers.

Originally from Rialto in Dublin, Wilson has lived in Australia since 1986, but has never lost touch with the League of Ireland outfit. “Like most Rovers fans, I was brought along by my dad. He took me to every home and away game from...

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