Category Archives: Soccer

Pops was one of the great soccer referees

The death has been announced of Gerard van Deventer, from Kenmare, who was one of the best known and most respected referees involved in Kerry soccer for many years. Affectionately known as Pops, Gerard, from Templenoe, passed away peacefully in the presence of his family at University Hospital Kerry. During his time as a soccer… Continue Reading

Celtic’s Star very much on the rise

Kerry soccer kingpins Killarney Celtic FC have been awarded the prestigious FAI Club Mark one-star player development centre award – the highest accolade that the governing body of the sport in Ireland can bestow. It acknowledges that the club has achieved excellence in a number of categories, including governance and administration, child welfare, safeguarding and coach… Continue Reading