Footballers are in action today in the preliminary round of the Island’s most important knock-out tournament.
At 1.15 this afternoon, a total of nine games are due to kick off, at the start of the 2009 Manx FA Cup.
It’s part of a weekend of football action, with the Parkinson’s Railway Cup final due to be held tomorrow afternoon.
Tony Mepham of the Manx FA says the New Year is always a good time for the sport in the Isle of Man (play attached audio file):
(Picture: The Manx FA Cup).