McGrath has become key figure in Dundalk’s European odyssey

McGrath has become key figure in Dundalk’s European odyssey

Jamie McGrath, here trying his luck against Qarabað FK during the first leg, is hopeful Dundalk can prosper in Azerbaijan. Photo: Seb Daly/Sportsfile Jamie McGrath is breaking new ground by preparing to play a competitive Champions League qualifier in Azerbaijan. As a professional footballer from Meath, he's already used to taking unfamiliar journeys. McGrath is…
Jamie McGrath has become key figure in Dundalk’s European odyssey

Jamie McGrath has become key figure in Dundalk’s European odyssey

Jamie McGrath, here trying his luck against Qarabað FK during the first leg, is hopeful Dundalk can prosper in Azerbaijan. Photo: Seb Daly/Sportsfile Jamie McGrath is breaking new ground by preparing to play a competitive Champions League qualifier in Azerbaijan. As a professional footballer from Meath, he's already used to taking unfamiliar journeys. McGrath is…
Qarabag – from wartime exile to the Champions League

Qarabag – from wartime exile to the Champions League

Dundalk are in Azerbaijan for the second leg of their second round Champions League qualifier with Qarabag, a side that has gone from losing their home to war, to becoming regulars in the group stages of European soccer. The Lilywhites' opponents are now the dominant force in the Azerbaijani Premier League, having won six successive…

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