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Eoin Carrigan

Eoin Carrigan
TCD philosophy graduate. Intend to write about issues surrounding the history, psychology, politics and economics of sport - mostly football.

Karim Benzema – The Golden Tip For The Golden Boot

Eoin Carrigan argues the point that Karim Benzema at 25/1 is outstanding value for money for this year’s World Cup Golden Boot. Karim Benzema comes into this tournament on a high. A central component of the Champions League winning Real Madrid team, Benzema has had the standout season of his career. Previously a persistent underachiever, it looked like Benzema’s big …

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The Recession & Why Irish Soccer Is Due A Golden Generation

In a very thought-provoking piece, Eoin Carrigan argues that the Irish economic downturn of 2008 onwards could have a positive impact on the future of Irish football. Why is it that for the past decade there have been very few glimpses of exciting footballing talent emerging from these shores? Ireland’s population is larger than Uruguay’s, so why is it that the …

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