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Why the Ighalo signing makes sense for United

By Martin Mongan On transfer deadline day Manchester United fans woke up to the news that a bid for Bournemouth’s Joshua King was rejected and a second bid was likely to be offered. Manchester United were in desperate need of a striker as cover until star man Marcus Rashford returns from injury. Joshua King, a former youth player of the …


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An Focal’s Football XI of the 2010’s

Between 2010 and today we have had the luxury of witnessing some of the best players to ever play football ply their trade and produce jaw-dropping performances and moments that will live on forever.Honours achieved before 2010 are not included in our choice, so sorry Xavi and Iniesta. Without any further ado, here’s An Focal’s Team of The Decade. Manuel …


What Podcasts To Binge-Listen To This Weekend

By: Martin Mongan Podcasts are so hot right now. People listen to podcasts on their commute to college, at the gym, out running or walking, or studying. Here are some of my favourite podcasts available to listen to on YouTube or to stream on Spotify or the ‘Podcast’ app on your Apple devices. The Joe Rogan Experience If you have …

Response to Peter Casey

When I first heard presidential candidate Peter Casey’s comments on the Traveller community I was disappointed, but not surprised. I am a young Traveller man from Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Ballinasloe is renowned for having a strong Traveller population. I have witnessed both discrimination of Travellers by the settled community and the exploitation of the settled community by the Travelling community …