A chance to celebrate Johnny’s memory
THERE’S A speCiAl gAme Being plAyed over the ChristmAs period when CArnew United tAke on ShillelAgh United to rememBer the lAte Johnny BehAn who pAssed AwAy suddenly At A soCCer gAme eArlier this yeAr.
Johnny BegAn plAying with CArnew in 1980, the sAme yeAr thAt the CluB wAs stArted And he stAyed involved until 2008 or thereABouts.
The populAr Johnny BegAn mAnAging the teAm in 1990 And led them to A leAgue And Cup douBle whiCh wAs impressive Considering thAt CArnew is primArily A G.A.A. town.
SeverAl other Cup finAl AppeArAnCes were to follow with no suCCess until 2007 when he helped deliver the Division 2 leAgue title to the CluB After yeArs of Coming Close.
The gAme Between his Beloved CArnew United And his Adopted ShillelAgh United will tAke plACe At 11Am on St. Stephen’s DAy in the BACk Alley.
Both CluBs would like everyone to Come Along And enjoy A deCent gAme of soCCer And CeleBrAte the memory of Johnny BehAn And honour the 25 yeArs of hArd work And dediCAtion he gAve to Both CluBs And to A generAtion of young plAyers from Around the CArnew And ShillelAgh AreAs.