To most people it is just a normal Friday. To a small band of football supporters across the island, it is the first day of the season.
I canít make the game, something which pains me more than I can even write about. Working on a project in Laois, a 7.45pm kickoff in the Brandywell and an exam at 9.30 tomorrow in Dublin meant something had to drop out and unfortunately it had to be the game.
I met someone wearing a Shelbourne scarf on Grafton Street this morning,
From the FHFC programme for the league game against Cork City.
Last weekend was not a good one to be a Harps fan. Apart from being heavily beaten in Waterford, our beloved neighbours regained the initiative at the top of the division as they won easily and Monaghan were beaten in Cork. And then of course there was the nightmare in the Aviva Stadium. As these things go, the train did not so much come off the tracks as fell off a bridge on to a hospital