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Alex Byrne: “I can absolutely see myself playing in Galway again of course…I just needed a bit of a break”.

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Alex ‘Timmy’ Byrne first signed for United back in 2014 from Salthill Devon. In his last season with Salthill Devon, Byrne captained the Under 19 side and represented Ireland’s schoolboy team, scoring against England at Turner’s Cross. He also made 10 appearances for Salthill Devon’s senior team in the First Division. Regarded as a hot youth prospect he was snapped up by United, and for the past five seasons he has been a mainstay in the heart of United’s midfield. Byrne may just be turning 23 this March, but he has decided to take time away from sports to travel abroad.

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Gary Shanahan: “We need to be more and consistent and try to go on an unbeaten run”.

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Gary Shanahan signed for Galway United in December 2013 and, now heading into his sixth season with the club, has been a mainstay in the senior squad. Despite being most comfortable in a wide midfield position, Shanahan has shown his versatility and commitment to the cause playing in a number of positions, including full back.  Continue reading “Gary Shanahan: “We need to be more and consistent and try to go on an unbeaten run”.”

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FAI Cup Heroics: Johnny Glynn.

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Throughout his career Johnny Glynn lined out for various clubs at a high level both in Ireland and abroad, winning several trophies. However one of the highlights of his career to this day is triumph in the 1991 FAI Cup with his hometown Club Galway United. Ahead of the FAI Club final on Sunday I was talking to Johnny Glynn as he revisited United’s success 27 years on. Continue reading “FAI Cup Heroics: Johnny Glynn.”