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The Gooch’s Influence On The Game Summed Up By All-Embracing Reaction To His Retirement

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Kerry’s Colm Cooper Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

The inter-county retirement of Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper at the age of 33 might not have come as a shock to most, but the outpouring of support since has nonetheless been widespread.  The Gooch won nine Munster titles, five All-Irelands, four National Football Leagues, eight All Stars and is Kerry’s record scorer in championship competition having amassed a stunning 23-283 over a …

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Colm ‘The Gooch’ Cooper Calls Time On An Illustrious Career

Colm ‘The Gooch’ Cooper has announced his retirement from inter-county Gaelic football following a glittering career with Kerry. Widely regarded as one of greatest ever footballers to play the game, Cooper’s 15 year career in the green and yellow of Kerry saw him earn five All Ireland medals, nine Munster titles and eight All Stars. All that was missing from …

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Colm Cooper Will Make His 80th Appearance For Kerry This Weekend

Colm Cooper is set to make his 80th appearance for the Kingdom on Sunday Colm ‘The Gooch’ Cooper was always destined for greatness it seems. People began to take note of Cooper’s ability after he made his debut for Dr. Crokes in the 2000 Kerry Senior Football Championship at sixteen years of age. In his autobiography former Kerry manager Jack O’Connor wrote, …

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