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In January 1987 Derek Rogers moved from the capital to play for Galway United. Rogers has lived in the west of Ireland ever since, becoming more of a Galwegian than the locals themselves.
John Sullivan’s stint with Galway United was brief, but a lasting impression was made. From the first game of the 2016 season when United enjoyed a rare come from behind victory in the capital against St Patrick’s Athletic Sullivan cemented his status as a leader in the team.
An academy structure involving Galway WFC and the Galway FA is set to be established soon.
It all started in the old Lisheen Bar: that is how League of Ireland football eventually came to Galway in the 1970s.
Ultimately, sport is as much about memories as medals. Ollie Neary was lucky enough to enjoy success with Mervue and Galway United, but reflecting back on his career it is the friendships and relationships that count.
Forging meaningful relationships with local clubs is crucial for Galway United manager John Caulfield.
Athlone Town have confirmed the appointment of Paul Doolin as senior team manager following the departure of Adrian Carberry from the role this week.
One spectator entering Lissywollen for Friday’s SSE Airtricity League first division encounter between Athlone Town and Galway United is travelling from Boston to watch the game.
“Being from old Mervue, the real part of Mervue, it started for me when I went down playing when I was seven or eight with Billy Carr and Billy McCormack,” Terry Flaherty recalls how Mervue United and football became a central part of his life.
An exciting SSE Airtricity League first division season continues to unfold with Galway United facing Cork City at Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow (7.45pm).