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FAI Cup football makes a welcome return to Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow evening (7.45pm) when Galway United host non league Wexford outfit, North End United, on the Dyke Road.
When the Aston Villa Legends face West United - the club at which the late Eamonn Chick Deacy began and ended his soccer career, they can expect “hard tackling” and “tough and fearless” opposition, warns its manager William Grant.
Eamonn Deacy's light will never go out. Craving the game rather than the glory, Eamonn is above cringing at the thought of an Aston Villa selection coming to Terryland Park for a celebration of his rich contribution to all things Galway.
Packie Bonner, one of the legendary Republic Of Ireland players, whose ‘hand of God’ moment at Italia 90 earned him Irish football immortality, will play at this weekend’s testimonial match for Eamonn ‘Chick’ Deacy.
Paul McGrath, one of the great figures of Irish football, is coming to Galway next month to take part in the Eamon ‘Chick’ Deacy testimonial game in Terry Land Park.
A concert, golf am-am and testimonial soccer match will form part of a series of events to celebrate Galway soccer legend, the late Eamonn Deacy.
An Aston Villa Legends XI will play a combined Galway/West United XI at the official opening of Deacy Park in the autumn.
Danny, who runs Midlands Memorabila, embarked on a labour of love last summer to track down all of Aston Villa’s 1982 First Division title winning favourites to sign souvenirs.
Eamon Deacy was without question Galway’s greatest soccer player, who played the game at the highest levels both in England with Aston Villa and internationally with the Republic of Ireland.
“Chick was a couple of years older than me, but in our teenage years we both played football. I played for Bohs and Chick played for West United. My memories are that we always ended up on the losing side and that was because Chick was on the opposite team.