Former Limerick striker left the club after "getting wages from the burger van"

Jordan Moore only joined the club earlier this year

BY Daniel Kelly 11:19 Tuesday 14 June 2016, 11:19 14 Jun 2016

Moore in action for Limerick against Cork in a pre-season friendly. Picture Credit: Limerick FC

Last March, Jordan Moore spoke about the "new adventure" he was preparing for with Limerick FC.

The Scottish footballer had twice come back from battling skin cancer, and was preparing to re-start his career with the First Division high-flyers. Sadly the adventure was short lived.

Moore left Limerick to return to Scotland, without scoring a goal for the club. the First Division leaders have only dropped two points in their opening 13 games. They are 14 points clear of second-placed Drogheda.

"I jumped at the chance to go to Limerick on trial because I knew how big the club was", Moore told Newstalk Sport in March. "I knew getting relegated would give me a chance to play games and get my confidence and fitness back up. Hopefully, we will get ourselves promoted and win the league this season."

The 22-year-old has spoken to the Daily Record in an amazing interview about life in Limerick, and he was not happy with his few months in the mid-west.

Moore previously played for Dunfermline. Picture by: Danny Lawson / PA Archive/Press Association Images

"I stayed in an old convent (at the team's headquarters in Bruff). The front garden was a graveyard. The other boys were all local so I stayed there myself. I just had a room in an old chapel and it was scary at night because of all the ghost stories. A nun had committed suicide in my room and the grave stone in the garden overturned. One of the things on it was ‘Room 106’ and that was the room I was in!"

Limerick have the largest budget in the First Division, and Moore added he found it difficult at times getting paid by the club.

"I’d ask where the money was and they would say: ‘Ah, you’ll get it next week after the game. Then after the game I would be taken to the burger van and they would whip out the coins: ‘Take that now and we’ll count it later. And it’s so expensive over there. A box of cornflakes was around £5 in the local shop."

John "The Bull" Hayes is Bruff's most famous export, but it was another animal that was causing Moore issues in the town.

"They call the area Stab City. On every second lamp post there is a horse tied against it. There must be 20 horses in every street you walk down. Where we stayed it was crazy. But if you tried to cut the horses loose then they would kill you – supposedly."

It's safe to say that Moore wont be returning to Limerick any time soon.

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