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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post
    Anyone know where this book can be got from ? Amazon lists just one supplier for 33 with postage.
    Not sure about online, but it's available in store in Waterstones and Easons in Cork.
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    For anyone interested, there's an article by Martin Moore on the origin of football in Ireland in the current edition of the History Ireland magazine.

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    One book that seems to have stayed under the radar is "Irish Soccer Migrants: A Social and Cultural History" by Conor Curran and published by the Cork University Press in 2017. More academic and statistical in nature than a laugh-a-minute, it's worth the money for the brilliant statistics he has put together on Irish-born players who played football professionally abroad. For example, he has a table of the counties of birth of players who went to England between 1945-2010 and gives a number of five from Wexford. Also benefits from interviews he has managed to get from stars such as Damien Richardson, Mick Meagan, Martin Russell, Shane Supple, Paddy Mulligan, etc., etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Professor K View Post
    Thanks Hitman, forgot Neal's second book on my list but I actually hadn't heard of the Cork Hibs one. Buying that now.

    Paddy Smithers' book is primarily a LOI results book, he told me he only printed 60 copies though.
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    https://www.independent.ie/sport/soc...-37705694.html

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    City fan Tony Tobin is bringing out a collection of his poems sometime next month (I think).
    "Rebel Rhymes" will contain the best of his work, many of which have appeared on the CCFCForum over the years.
    Probably best to pop on to the club's Twitter or official site over the coming weeks if anyone is interested.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ToberonaTornado View Post
    Anyone know where this can be bought outside of Cork ? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post
    Anyone know where this can be bought outside of Cork ? Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Donie Forde View Post
    Try onstream.ie
    Thanks for that. Though they're charging E10 for domestic postage

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Donie Forde View Post
    City fan Tony Tobin is bringing out a collection of his poems sometime next month (I think).
    "Rebel Rhymes" will contain the best of his work, many of which have appeared on the CCFCForum over the years.
    Probably best to pop on to the club's Twitter or official site over the coming weeks if anyone is interested.
    Trying to work out is it would be easier or harder than normal to be a poet in a city where most sentences end in 'boy'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr A View Post
    Trying to work out is it would be easier or harder than normal to be a poet in a city where most sentences end in 'boy'.
    The rhyming is so much easier, boy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post
    Thanks for that. Though they're charging E10 for domestic postage
    It is a bit weighty!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Professor K View Post
    I've posted a list on my blog of over a hundred League of Ireland related books.

    https://leagueofirelandhistory.wordp...ireland-books/
    Just updated this

    https://leagueofirelandhistory.wordp...s-2019-update/

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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post
    Thanks for that. Though they're charging E10 for domestic postage
    25 on easons.com with free delivery. Discount Code VCL19 takes 3 off so 22 delivered!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ForzaForth View Post
    For anyone interested, there's an article by Martin Moore on the origin of football in Ireland in the current edition of the History Ireland magazine.
    Quote Originally Posted by The Donie Forde View Post
    City fan Tony Tobin is bringing out a collection of his poems sometime next month (I think).
    "Rebel Rhymes" will contain the best of his work, many of which have appeared on the CCFCForum over the years.
    Probably best to pop on to the club's Twitter or official site over the coming weeks if anyone is interested.
    Got these two, thanks for the heads up. And Greatest League In The World Volume II.

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    Greatest League in the world Volume 2 arrived this morning. Looks great cover art is quality, looking forward to reading it.

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