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The sliding history of the League of Ireland

The average attendance at League of Ireland matches in 2014 was just 1,559. In the same year, 120,000 Irish fans travelled to attend Premier League games, accounting for 15 per cent of overseas…

Why are there so few Irish players in the Premier League?

As featured on Guardian Sport Upon arrival in cities, the first port of call for generations of Irish migrants, with the possible exception of the nearest public house, would have been a place…