Category Archives: Soccer

Six of the best for the Sparling brothers

TWO brothers have certainly made their mark on the local soccer scene when they both struck impressive hat-tricks on the same day. Young Terry Sparling took to the field with Killarney Celtic Youths on Saturday and netted three times in an impressive 6-2 local derby win against Killarney Athletic while, later that evening, older brother… Continue Reading

Premier League trophy comes to Kerry

IT has been hoisted high by the skippers of Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City and others and now Kerry soccer fans will get a chance to get up close and catch a glimpse of the iconic Premier League trophy. The sought-after silverware is being brought to Kerry by Cadbury – official snack partner to the… Continue Reading

Koeman tracking Daniel’s progress

A YOUNG Killarney soccer star is being closely monitored by a top Premiership club and he has already travelled to England for trials. If all goes according to plan Daniel Okwute could be joining Wayne Rooney’s Everton after impressing scouts and attending intensive trials at Goodison Park. The super talented Killarney Celtic star was assessed… Continue Reading

Double delight as Athletic hit the town

THEY celebrated like they never celebrated before – and they were well entitled to. Players, management, club officials and supporters turned out in big numbers at Killarney Racecourse for a gala dinner to celebrate Killarney Athletic AFC’s great double. The blues won their first ever Premier league title with a dramatic replay win against town… Continue Reading

Celtic drive on with massive draw

FOUR new Ford Fiestas are up for grabs and supporting a local soccer club could see somebody from Killarney driving away in one of them. Tickets are now on sale at Killarney Outlet Centre for this year’s FAI National Club Draw which helps support local club Killarney Celtic with their fundraising efforts. Celtic’s director of… Continue Reading