Irish League Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Crusaders v Cliftonville 1-1 2-2 (1pt) Glenavon v Ballymena 2-1 3-2 (1pt) GlentoranContinue reading “Irish League Preview of the Week”

The Irish League Preview of the Week

After a short break, Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts for this week’s Danske Bank Premiership action in Northern Ireland. Saturday 10th April – Crusaders v Cliftonville, Seaview, KO 15.00, BBC Sport NI This could be a very tasty Belfast derby on Saturday as Cliftonville, who are onContinue reading “The Irish League Preview of the Week”

Conor Devlin: Training with the first team at Manchester United taught me so much!

Photograph owned by and courtesy of Larne Football Club You are a graduate of the Manchester United youth academy. Sum up your experience of Manchester United as a whole? It was an incredible time. I was very young when I went over and to be honest I didn’t know what I was getting into. IContinue reading “Conor Devlin: Training with the first team at Manchester United taught me so much!”

Irish Premiership Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Crusaders v Linfield 1-2 1-2 (3pts) Coleraine v Carrick Rangers 3-0 1-0 (1pt)Continue reading “Irish Premiership Preview of the Week”

Irish League Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Coleraine v Crusaders 1-1 2-0 Ballymena v Portadown 2-1 2-1 (3pts) Cliftonville vContinue reading “Irish League Preview of the Week”

Irish Premiership Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Carrick Rangers v Glentoran 0-2 0-5 (1pt) Crusaders v Warrenpoint Town 3-1 0-2Continue reading “Irish Premiership Preview of the Week”

Irish Premiership Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Linfield v Larne 1-0 2-1 (1pt) Carrick Rangers v Cliftonville 1-2 0-1 (1pt)Continue reading “Irish Premiership Preview of the Week”

Warren Feeney: Management & representing Northern Ireland

Credit: Jon Candy from Cardiff, Wales / This file is licensed under the Creative CommonsAttribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic You became manager of OFC Pirin Blagoevgrad in 2019. How are you enjoying football management and what do you view as the challenges of managing such a club? “Football management is something that I wanted to doContinue reading “Warren Feeney: Management & representing Northern Ireland”

Irish Premiership Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Ballymena United v Crusaders 0-2 1-2 (1pt) Carrick Rangers v Glenavon 1-2 3-4Continue reading “Irish Premiership Preview of the Week”

Irish Premiership Weekend Preview

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Ballymena United v Linfield 1-2 P-P Crusaders v Carrick Rangers 3-0 1-3 GlentoranContinue reading “Irish Premiership Weekend Preview”

Matthew Knox: Training at United alongside Marcus Rashford

Credit: Warrenpoint football club. In terms of the training, what was the standard like down there at United? Did you train alongside any players that are in the first team now? I remember training with under 18 teams and all the players I trained with were superb. I remember one day the coach said ‘MarcusContinue reading “Matthew Knox: Training at United alongside Marcus Rashford”

Irish Premiership Weekend Preview

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Carrick Rangers v Linfield 1-3 1-1 Cliftonville v Warrenpoint Town 3-0Continue reading “Irish Premiership Weekend Preview”

Matthew Knox: Loving life at Warrenpoint Town

Credit: Warrenpoint Town Football Club This summer you signed for Warrenpoint Town in Northern Ireland. How excited were you for a fresh start away from Scottish football given the endless hype that has followed you for many years? To be honest, I did not have a clue about coming over here for most of theContinue reading “Matthew Knox: Loving life at Warrenpoint Town”

Irish Premiership Midweek Preview

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Coleraine v Portadown 2-0 1-1 Dungannon Swifts v Carrick Rangers 2-1Continue reading “Irish Premiership Midweek Preview”

Irish League Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Glenavon v Larne 1-1 1-4 Ballymena United v Dungannon Swifts 2-1Continue reading “Irish League Preview of the Week”

Irish League Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Cliftonville v Glenavon 2-1 1-1 Coleraine v Crusaders 1-1 2-1 LinfieldContinue reading “Irish League Preview of the Week”

The Irish League Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Cliftonville v Linfield 1-3 4-3 Dungannon v Glenavon 1-2 P-P GlentoranContinue reading “The Irish League Preview of the Week”

The Irish League Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Crusaders v Larne 1-0 3-3 Ballymena United v Cliftonville 2-1 P-PContinue reading “The Irish League Preview of the Week”

Matthew Knox: Making my debut at 16

Credit: Livingston Football Club You made your debut against St Mirren only four days after your 16th birthday. How would you sum up that experience? I remember we were one up and I was warming up. Then, David Hopkin, who was my gaffer at the time, called me over. I remember running down the touchContinue reading “Matthew Knox: Making my debut at 16”

Lee Bonis: From Portadown fan to Portadown player

All photographs courtesy of Lee Bonis. You are now a big part of the Portadown squad but your journey to the club has been a unique one. Can you talk me through it? I started off at Portadown in the youth set up and I was there until under 17’s. At that stage I wasn’tContinue reading “Lee Bonis: From Portadown fan to Portadown player”

My Irish League Preview of the Week

After a two week circuit breaker in the Irish League, Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions for this weekend’s matches in the Danske Bank Premiership. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Saturday 23rd January – Crusaders v Larne, Seaview, KOContinue reading “My Irish League Preview of the Week”

My Top Ten Favourite Northern Irish Football League matches since 2015

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. This week, in a special written piece for Football CFB, Grant has picked some of his favourite NIFL League matches since following the League in 2015. These are in no particular orderContinue reading “My Top Ten Favourite Northern Irish Football League matches since 2015”

Conor Pepper: From Glentoran to Linfield via Scotland

You signed for Linfield FC in 2020. How are you enjoying your time at the club so far and how would you describe a club such as Linfield FC? From the minute I walked through the door. I knew what a big club Linfield was and the expectations that were demanded of all the playersContinue reading “Conor Pepper: From Glentoran to Linfield via Scotland”

The Irish Premiership Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Dungannon Swifts v Portadown 2-0 0-3 Larne v Linfield 2-2 3-1Continue reading “The Irish Premiership Preview of the Week”

The Irish Premiership Preview of the week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Dungannon Swifts v Coleraine 0-2 2-0 Carrick Rangers v Warrenpoint TownContinue reading “The Irish Premiership Preview of the week”

Luke McCullough: Developing at Manchester United, Doncaster memories and Glentoran

Credit: Glentoran FC You currently play for Glentoran FC having signed in 2020. How are you enjoying your time at the club so far and how would you describe a club such as Glentoran FC? I am really enjoying my time at Glentoran FC and it is the first time that I have ever playedContinue reading “Luke McCullough: Developing at Manchester United, Doncaster memories and Glentoran”

The Irish Premiership Preview of the week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Cliftonville v Ballymena United 2-1 0-4 Linfield v Glentoran 2-0 3-3Continue reading “The Irish Premiership Preview of the week”

The Irish Premiership Preview of the week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Game week 5 and 6 Results – How did I fare? Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scorelineContinue reading “The Irish Premiership Preview of the week”

The Irish Premiership Preview of the week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Game week 5 and 6 Results – How did I fare? Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scorelineContinue reading “The Irish Premiership Preview of the week”

The Irish Premiership Preview of the Week

Dr. Grant Campbell of the ‘Campbell’s Footballs’ podcast (a.k.a. Stato) discusses his predictions and thoughts each week in the Danske Bank Premiership in Northern Ireland. Grant will provide his thoughts on the upcoming league matches and offers his predictions. Game week 4 Results – How did I fare? Matches Stato’s Predictions Actual scoreline Ballymena UnitedContinue reading “The Irish Premiership Preview of the Week”