Ireland

Ireland

Name

Ciarán Porter

Country Represented

Ireland

Home Field

Houston Playground

September 9, 2016

Ireland 3 - United States 4

September 17, 2016

Ireland 3 - Haiti 1

September 24, 2016

Ireland 3 - Cape Verde 0

October 9, 2016

Ireland 2 - Liberia 4

Club History

Does your country have a saying/slogan?
“FeidirLinnLe cheile” – Together we can.

Can you tell us about your team’s makeup? How did your team come together?
We reached out to Irish organizations and had numerous tryout sessions.

How do you think soccer in general (and the Unity Cup in particular) promotes inclusivity?
Once we are on the field, we are all brothers sharing the beauty.

What places (such as restaurants or cultural centers) or groups in Philadelphia would you recommend to someone if they wanted to learn more about the culture of the country your team represents?
The Commodore Barry Center in Mount Airy, Ashburner Grille in the Northeast, Sona Pub in Manayunk, Paddy Rooneys Pub in Havertown.

What’s one thing you wish more people knew about your team’s country?
Through centuries of oppression, the Irish never lost their culture.

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Champion

Unity Cup

Round One