The fear of joy is real

Winning consistently is not what UCD followers expect and it’s really awkward. Similarly, lengthy runs of defeats hurt too - and even more - but the norm, the sweet spot, is being run of the mill

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
22nd February, 2019
UCD lost their opening game against Derry City. Pic: Getty

The League of Ireland returned last week and, well, it wasn’t an ideal start for UCD. The Students went to the Brandywell and took a 3-0 drubbing at the hands of Derry City. The Candystripes were expected to win but it was a rough return to the top flight for UCD.

While defeat is never welcome, there was some comfort for fans of the Students in that the early reality check didn’t get...

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