John Mohan has ended his four-year reign as Offaly’s Senior Football Manager.
The resignation of veteran Mayo bosses is widespread, coupled with the team being demoted to Division 3 and Leinster being demoted to Wexford after Offaly was finally defeated by Taean Cup winner Westmeath. It was expected.
Morgan’s own comments on West Meath, both before and after his loyal swan, fueled the impression that he wasn’t looking for a fifth year.
Kelly’s legendary Thomas Ose, who left the critics to join Morgan’s management this year, was already strongly associated with stepping up, even before today’s official confirmation.
“John Mohan, Offaly’s Senior Soccer Manager, resigned under the command of our senior soccer team four years later,” said Offaly GAA’s statement.
“Offaly GAA would like to thank John and all his backroom teams for their dedication and dedication to the senior football team during their tenure.
“Uibh Fhailí Cathaoirleach Michael Duignan thanked John for his active contribution to ofoffary football over the last four years and wishes John and his family the best wishes and successes of the future.”
Morgan previously led his hometown Mayo to three All-Ireland finals (losing to Meath in a 1996 replay and to Kelly in 1997 and 2004). He also managed Fermanagh and Ross Common.
The highest point of his Covid’s confused Offaly tenure came when he led them to promotion from Division 3 in 2021.