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'To have two league titles so early is nice' - Meet the Irish coach who's making waves in England's lower tiers

Wealdstone boss is now just one step away from the Football League

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Dean Brennan has had plenty to celebrate in recent seasons with Wealdstone

Dean Brennan has had plenty to celebrate in recent seasons with Wealdstone

Dean Brennan has had plenty to celebrate in recent seasons with Wealdstone

It's another man down, another Irishman, as Robbie Keane last week lost his coaching job with Middlesbrough.

It is a lonely thing, for a native of this country to try and work successfully in football management in Britain. Of the 134 league clubs in England and Scotland, just five have an Irish-born manager.

But in one part of London, which is claimed by many as GAA heartland, a success story has come to pass as Wealdstone FC are promoted and are now just one step away from the Football League, guided there by their Dublin-born manager, Dean Brennan.


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