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Kildare conceded seven goals at Croke Park on Sunday.
Kildare conceded seven goals at Croke Park on Sunday.

Poll: Is Gaelic football in trouble after recent one-sided All-Ireland championship matches?

More concerns have been raised about the direction the game is going.
Aug 4th 2015, 3:50 PM 9,194 30

THE FORMAT AND structure of the championship has never been so vehemently debated and in the wake of two more incredibly one-sided games at the weekend, more concerns have been raised.

Former Donegal manager Jim McGuinness has today said that the GAA faces a fight to save football after he watched Kerry and Dublin stroll to All-Ireland quarter-finals win over the Bank Holiday weekend.

In his Irish Times column, McGuinness says ‘he fears for the game’ after an anti-climatic weekend at Croke Park.

It’s not the first time a high-profile figure has urged the GAA to seriously consider the current format with The42‘s columnist Johnny Doyle also admitting one of the marquee weekends of the championship summer turned into a non-event.

What do you think? Do you think the game is heading in a downward spiral or are McGuinness’ comments overblown?

Poll Results:

Yes, I fear for football the way it's going (3114)
No, they're just a couple of isolated results (987)
I don't care, football is football (668)

As always, let us know your views in the comments section below.

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