Irish football – the demand, or lack of

“As Jimmy Greaves would say ‘football is a funny old game’. There are few places where this idiom is truer than in Ireland. We, as a sporting nation, love football. At the 2012 European Championships in Poland we were lauded as the best fans in the world for cheering on our team even in defeat. At the same time another of our top-level teams, Monaghan United, went out of existence due to lack of support.” backpagefootball

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