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Herculean effort secures promotion and kicks Nolan’s footballing career back into top gear

HAVING put severe injury setbacks behind him, Ryan Nolan is now an important player for Hercules CF, the Alicante club that has just won promotion to Spain’s third tier. Hercules are a big club in Spain, with a stadium that holds 30,000 while they were in La Liga as recently as 2011. They have huge support in Alicante and there were incredible scenes of jubilation and a huge pitch invasion when they beat Lleida Esportiu on May 5, which meant they won the division and took the only automatic promotion place. Nolan, who spent the first eight years of his life in Shannon before his family moved to Spain, was famously signed by Inter Milan as a teenager. In 2020 he signed for Getafe and was on the brink of playing in La Liga, having been named on the bench. However disaster struck with a cruciate injury before he made his first team debut, and he left the club. Spells …

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