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Is the All Island League a good idea?

Can Kieran Lucid’s All Island League vision reinvigorate Irish football?

Here are the views of some managers, players and coaching staff from teams North and South.

"I think it would be great for football in the country, but its just trying to sort it from an organisational point of view because theres a lot of hurdles to jump over."

5. Liam Buckley, Sligo Rovers Manager

"I think it would be great for football in the country, but its just trying to sort it from an organisational point of view because theres a lot of hurdles to jump over."
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"Why wouldnt you want another level of professionalism in our game and give the younger generation a pathway into professional football to benefit the game across Ireland."

6. Tiernan Lynch, Larne Manager

"Why wouldnt you want another level of professionalism in our game and give the younger generation a pathway into professional football to benefit the game across Ireland."
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"I feel in the long term, it would benefit football right across the country. To be fair, Kieran Lucid and his team have put in a lot of work to the project and covered a lot of the bases, but  it has to be a long term plan."

7. Ruaidhri Higgins, Dundalk Assistant Manager

"I feel in the long term, it would benefit football right across the country. To be fair, Kieran Lucid and his team have put in a lot of work to the project and covered a lot of the bases, but it has to be a long term plan."
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"Its great to see. From my point of view and Ive spoken about this in the past, its a great idea. Ive played in both leagues and it would be great to see the two merge together."

8. Gerard Doherty, Crusaders Goalkeeper.

"Its great to see. From my point of view and Ive spoken about this in the past, its a great idea. Ive played in both leagues and it would be great to see the two merge together."
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