‘If I make money, then fantastic; but that is not the intention’ – Former Sonas boss Dermot Usher on a new era for Cork City FC

Dub Dermot Usher admits he’s never kicked a ball in his life but with a love of the beautiful game and a savvy business head, he has big dreams for Cork City FC

When I bought it, it I was a bit like, ‘jeez, I actually own a football club now,’ says new Cork City CEO, Dermot Usher, pictured at Turners Cross stadium. Picture by Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Sean Pollock

Dermot Usher has never been one to shirk a challenge.