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Shane McEntee hits out at social media customers for abuse following father’s departure from Meath job

Shane McEntee has hit again at GAA followers who abused his father, Andy, after he departed the Meath footballer’s job.

It was introduced on Monday that Andy McEntee would depart the job following six years in control of the Royals.

A barrage of criticism of McEntee ensued on social media following the announcement, together with solutions that his son shouldn’t have been on the county panel.

Moreover, [Shane] McEntee took his alternative to disclaim rumours that Meath GAA had shelled out €4,000 in an effort to fly him again for Might’s Leinster last loss in opposition to Dublin.

In his position as a lieutenant within the Irish Defence Forces, Shane McEntee left Eire for a tour of Mali in March.

His return coincided with the Royals’ complete loss in opposition to the Dubs, however in a Twitter submit he vehemently denied rumours that Meath GAA had paid for his flights.

He mentioned: “Flights price €1k and I paid for them.

“I then paid one other €500 to alter it and make an additional coaching.

“On-line abuse, letters to the home.

“You possibly can put your self ahead for these roles or you may tweet about it, one takes a bit extra conviction.”

Following defeat in Leinster in opposition to Dublin, Meath appeared to resurrect their marketing campaign as they confronted Clare in Spherical One of many All-Eire Qualifiers final weekend.

Nevertheless, they slumped to a two-point defeat in opposition to the Banner, and on Monday an announcement was launched by way of the county board which outlined that Andy McEntee would vacate his submit as supervisor.

The assertion learn: “After finishing 6 years as supervisor of the Meath Soccer staff, I’m stepping down from the place and won’t be in search of a 3rd time period.

“It has been an honour to have been supervisor of the Meath Senior Soccer staff and I’d wish to thank the Chairperson of Coiste na Mí, John Kavanagh and former chairpersons Peter O’Halloran and Conor Tormey for his or her full help throughout my tenure.

“However most of all I’d wish to thank all of the gamers and administration groups that I’ve labored with over time. I want the county each success sooner or later.”



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