Drogheda United and Shamrock Rovers old boys will join forces to pay tribute to a legend of league football this Saturday when Robbie Horgan's testimonial game takes place.
This Saturday, June 16, the legendary Shamrock Rovers four-in-a-row (1983-1987) play Drogheda United's 1988-1992 team in Hunky Dory's Park, Drogheda at 6.30pm. Tickets: adults €10 children €5.
Designated Charity is The Irish Wheelchair Association whose activities are also featured in a promotion video put together by Paul Holland charting Robbie Horgan's amazing 25 years as a player in the League.
The video is introduced by RTE's Con Murphy and the legendary Johnny Giles. The documentary includes rare footage from Robbie's eleven years with Shamrock Rovers (including the Rovers four-in-a-row 1983-1987) and four years with Drogheda United, including a 2-0 home win over Derry in 1990 which features many of Robbie's outstanding saves.
Many of Ireland's best known football personalities pay tribute to the only player to have played in both Milltown and Tallaght, and reminisce about the famous Hoops team and the Drogheda team that won two First Division titles - John Giles, Pat Byrne, Mick Neville, Mick Byrne, Mick Cooke, Paul Osam, Paul Whelan, Dusty Flanagan, Damien Richardson, Ray Treacy, Tom Mohan, Danny O'Connor and even Michel Soldado, the ex-Spanish International joins in on congratulating Robbie on his 25 years!
Banter with current Drogheda players Alan McNally, Gabriel Sava, Brian Gannon, Derek Prendergast, Paul Crowley, Gavin Brennan, Drogs fans, Groundsman Matt Kavanagh & Chairman Jim Agnew.
The extended version of the DVD will be shown at the Gala Dinner after the Testimonial on June 16 at The Boyne Valley Hotel.
Paul Holland has been the Half-Time Co-ordinator at Drogheda United for the past five years and has produced two DVDs for the club in 2006 and 2007. Paul is also the Meath & Leinster Co-ordinator of the hugely popular FAI Schools 5-a-side competition.