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PJ Ó Cualáin

PJ Ó Cualáin
Media & Communications student in NUIG. Currently on work Experience with RTÉ Radio na Gaeltachta. Fluent Irish speaker and a Connemara native. Sports mad, Irish Football, GAA, WRC and Golf. Galway United & Manchester United at heart and a regular follower of Celtic F.C. Like to include as much detail as possible in my pieces and any feedback is more than welcome. Follow me on Twitter @p_folan

Galway United Land Former Chelsea Trainee

Galway United have announced the signing of ex-Chelsea trainee Tomi Saarelma. The 26-year-old winger joins the EA Sports Cup finalists from his home club in Finland, FC Lahti; the same club from which Chelsea acquired his services as a schoolboy in 2005 on a two-year scholarship. There, he made 35 appearances, scoring on three occasions for the Chelsea under-18 squad. However, he …

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Galway United Hoping For An Upturn In Form Against Bohemians

Galway United travel to Dalymount Park tonight, hoping to end their recent pitiful form. The Tribesmen have not won in the league since the 11th of July when they travelled to Markets Field and triumphed on the night, scoring four in the process. However, to travel to Dalymount and snatch points will prove to be a trickier task, considering their …

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Agony For Galway As Derry Coast To Victory In The West

Last week proved to be a great week for the underdogs during the Galway Races in Ballybrit and last night at Eamonn Deacy Park it proved no different with the priced travelling underdogs, Derry City, capitalising on a depleted Galway United squad, which included three of their under-19 players. From the get go the Galway back four had their backs against …

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Galway United Face Relegation-Threatened Derry City

EA Sports Cup finalists Galway United face-off against relegation-threatened Derry City at Eamonn Deacy Park this Friday evening. Peter Hutton will be looking to exploit the tiredness of the Galway United players, having been brought to extra time by Dundalk on Monday evening in the EA Sports Cup semi-final. The Derry manager was in attendance at the match on Monday and …

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The Seagulls Make It Four Wins From Four With Win Over Galway

Galway United never really showed up on Friday evening in Eamonn Deacy Park, and a Bray Wanderers team that pressed until the very end thoroughly deserved the three points, winning 1-0 in the end.  The first half was a mixed bag to say the least. Great opportunities were presented but neither team were able to capitalise. Galway United’s Jake Keegan was …

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Massive Mid-Table Meeting: Galway United Host Bray Wanderers

A game which will make, or could even break, each club’s seasons takes place this Friday evening in Eamonn Deacy Park, when Galway United host Bray Wanderers.            Galway come into the game off the back of a pre-season win against a Liverpool development squad, a match which finished 1-0 to the Tribesmen, with young Pádraig Cunningham scoring the only goal in …

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Galway United Vs Sligo Rovers Preview

There’s no rivalry like a Connacht rivalry. This Saturday at 7:45 the Showgrouds will host a team that has not won there in the last 18 league visits. Galway United’s last win at the Showgrounds dates back to 16/3/1996 when they then triumphed 2-0, with Galway United legend Mark Herrick and Ex-Galway United Manager John “Jumbo” Brennan slicing and dicing …

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Galway United Vs Longford Town Preview

With the sun splitting the rocks all over the country a mid-table showdown will take place between the Premier League new-boys, Longford Town and Galway United at The City Calling Stadium. The teams last met at the end of March at Eamonn Deacy Park this year in a game that was entertaining and controversial to say the least, with Stephen Walsh, Sam Oji …

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Derry City Come From Behind To Beat Galway United

A highly-anticipated return to the Premier Division for Galway United ended on a sour note in Eamon Deacy park on Friday night in front of 2,200 vocal fans. Galway lined up in a 4-1-4-1 formation for their first outing of this year’s campaign with Enda Curran spearheading the Tribesmen’s attack. Galway controlled the first 45 minutes and when Gary Shannahan …

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2015 Season Preview: Galway United

As the Premier Division gradually beckons, P.J Ó Cualáin analyses what Galway United supporters should expect from their team in the 2015 season. 2014 was a great year to be a Galway United supporter with the Tribesmen gaining promotion in the first year as a club since they went into liquidation in 2011. Four years on and things are looking bright for Tommy …

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