Where Have All the Irish Gone? The Sad Demise of Ireland's Once Relevant Footballers is the hard-hitting, investigative story of how and why it has gone so wrong for Irish footballers at the elite level of the English game since the inception of the Premier League. Before this era, players from the Emerald Isle would often cross the Irish Sea to provide the backbone of the great Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United sides, earning rave reviews across Europe for their skill and value to their respective clubs. They were the kings of the English game, and that was reflected in the success of the Irish national team. But it all came crashing down, eventually leading to Irish players having little more than bit-part roles at the business end of the English game. Where Have All the Irish Gone? carefully maps the grave decline and explains why the demise of Irish players has plunged to a new low - leaving their followers to wonder if they can ever return to the pinnacle in the most popular football league in the world.