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David O' Rourke

David O' Rourke
David O’Rourke is a recent BComm Graduate from UCC. He was a prominent member of the Commerce Society & held the position of Sports Officer for one year. He writes on all aspects of modern football as well as golf on both the PGA & European Tours. Some of his articles can be viewed on his football blog Lovely Cushion Header. You can follow him on Twitter via @davidorourke3.

Arsenal FC – Managing Expectation

Dave O’ Rourke, a Manchester United fan, professes his love for Arsenal and the confidence they have placed in Arsene Wenger despite the club not winning a trophy in over eight years. Firstly, I’m a United fan; always have been and always will. However, I still have a soft-spot for Arsene Wenger and Arsenal Football Club. For much of the …

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What next for Barcelona?

With Barcelona seemingly at a crossroads as German football begins to dominate Europe, Dave O’ Rourke asks “What next for the Blaugrana?’ Over the past 5 or 6 years FC Barcelona have raised the bar so high for themselves, that it seemed nigh on impossible to maintain and live up to. Yet, year after year they have excelled, producing some …

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Pep to Bayern: the correct choice?

With the impending summer appointment of Pep Guardiola as new Bayern Munich manager, David O’Rourke considers why a move to Deutschland was his no.1 choice and whether the 42 year old can replicate his success in Catalonia with the Bavarian giants.

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