Stephen Kenny commends Glanworth schoolboys’ soccer book

Glanworth boys Robbie O'Neill, Fionn O'Connell, Joe McGrath and Jamie Coleman pictured at the Ireland v Armenia game on Tuesday, having been invited by the FAI as a result of their hard work in compiling 'The Big Game'.

Four Glanworth schoolboys were left starstruck last week as a soccer book they wrote and illustrated made its way into the hands of Ireland manager, Stephen Kenny.

St Patrick’s National School pupils Jamie Coleman, Joe McGrath and Robbie O’Neill wrote the 80 page book, while Fionn O’Connell illustrated it throughout.

‘The Big Game’ was created by the local sixth class pupils at home and during break times, with the four boys sharing the book amongst one another and writing chapters themselves.

Last week, the boys received a video from Irish internation soccer team manager, Stephen Kenny commending the boys on their hard work …

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