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EXCLUSIVE: Rangers legend Andy Goram tells Unionist Voice he wants to be remembered simply as “a Rangers man”

EXCLUSIVE: Rangers legend Andy Goram tells Unionist Voice he wants to be remembered simply as “a Rangers man”

By Jamie Bryson  @JamieBrysonCPNI  Andy Goram lived the dream as a mainstay of the Glasgow Rangers 9-in-row team. He is an Ibrox legend who fulfilled his boyhood dream ending his career playing for Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. The man, known affectionately as ‘The Goalie’, has also had his fair share of troubles over […]

NEWS: Thuggish Cliftonville fans launch vile sectarian attack

NEWS: Thuggish Cliftonville fans launch vile sectarian attack

The attack took place at the site of the Narrow Water massacre. It is the latest in a series of sectarian actions by Cliftonville FC and their supporters. Today’s attack was so reprehensible and overtly sectarian that even Sinn Fein, the political wing of the terrorist organisation that carried out the massacre, felt moved to […]

EXCLUSIVE: Rangers legend Nacho Novo speaks to Unionist Voice

EXCLUSIVE: Rangers legend Nacho Novo speaks to Unionist Voice

  Nacho Novo was recently the victim of a tirade of threatening abuse as he arrived at Belfast International Airport, the incident was recorded by the perpetrator himself, Daire Smyth from Downpatrick, and published online. I started by asking the Rangers legend how he felt about the incident. “A disgrace. It is hard to take […]

NEWS: Complaint sent to IFA regarding sectarian behaviour of Cliftonville FC 

NEWS: Complaint sent to IFA regarding sectarian behaviour of Cliftonville FC 

The IFA have been sent a complaint in relation to the sectarian actions of Cliftonville FC players, management and supporters during the Irish Cup Final. Supporters also displayed scarfs glorifying the murderous sectarian terrorist, Bobby Sands. This is just one example of the vile, sectarian behaviour that marred the Irish Cup Final. It is hoped […]

SPORT: Junior football chairman considering his position following financial management questions 

By Edward Maxwell  Northern Amateur Football League chairman Terry Pateman is understood to be considering his position.     The news comes after months of mounting questions for the league. Clubs have raised concerns around the financial management of not only the NAFL, but also the IFA, under President and NAFL treasurer Mr David Martin.  These […]

NEWS: East Belfast FC condemns racist attack 

East Belfast Football Club has expressed anger after the neighbouring community centre was attacked with racist and anti-Islamic slogans.     It is believed this attack may be linked to recent tensions in the area linked to the Muslim community accessing the Inveraray community centre.  The Football club has expressed anger at the attack.  A spokesperson […]

Opinion: IFA meddling in politics by tearing down the flag and suppressing the national anthem

Tuesday night’s decision to tear down the national flag and abandon the national anthem before the Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland international ladies game is the latest in a long line of IFA attempts to embrace the overtly political ‘parity of esteem’ principle. Football should always be open to all and be non-political. It […]

NEWS: Over £8,000 paid by IFA in 2016 to the President’s private company 

It has been discovered that the Irish Football Association paid in excess of £8,000 to a company run by President David Martin.    The payment was revealed within the IFA’s audited accounts for 2016. Despite being publicly available, few people take the time to go through such documents.  The payment of £8,830 was made to Tri […]

EXCLUSIVE: Outrage at IFA President’s £6k first class upgrade for recent trip to Baku 

Unionist Voice can reveal that on the outward leg of the journey from London to Baku to watch Northern Ireland’s recent game against Azerbaijan, IFA President David Martin and three other officials upgraded themselves to First Class at an estimated cost of £6,000 to the IFA.     The huge cost for the cushy upgrade was […]

ANALYSIS: Howard Wells’ comments give fresh impetus to a grassroots push against IFA leadership

The extraordinary comments from Howard Wells OBE, the former CEO of the IFA, has given fresh impetus to an increasingly vibrant grassroots push for a changing of the guard at the top of local football’s governing body. Read the exclusive interview HERE It’s hard to ignore Wells, although that is exactly what the IFA press […]