Robbie Keane shows off his skills during a Republic of Ireland training session at Gannon Park, Malahide, Dublin, yesterday. The LA Galaxy forward is likely to lead the attack against Poland tomorrow night at the Aviva.

Déjà vu as we bid for a scalp

As the good Dr Thompson once put it: Well, yes, and here we go again.

Liam Miller alongside Roy Keane ahead of the Republic of Ireland's friendly game against Romania at Lansdowne Road in 2004. Frustration rather than elation was the overriding emotion during his teenage years.

From an early age Liam Miller ticked the right boxes

There was a time when Liam Miller wondered if hailing from Cork would hold him back and block his path to becoming a Republic of Ireland international.

Robbie Brady

Robbie Brady due an upturn and is ready for defensive duty

Given Robbie Brady’s personal experience of competitive matches at the Aviva, he’s surely due a upturn tomorrow against Poland. 

Gordon Greer

Gordon Greer has the inside track on Gibraltar

Gordon Greer has revealed he has been given the inside track on Gibraltar ahead of Scotland’s Euro qualifier against the Group D minnows at Hampden Park tomorrow (kick-off 5pm). 

Harry Kane celebrates scoring England's fourth goal against Lithuania in last night's European Qualifying Group E match at Wembley Stadium. Picture: Nick Potts

Kane makes his mark

England 4 Lithuania 0 
Harry Kane took just 80 seconds to make his mark on international football as he enjoyed a fairytale debut in England’s 4-0 win over Lithuania at Wembley. 

Arkadiusz Milik

Forget ‘Lewy’ — Milik is the real danger man

If Poland coach Adam Nawalka thought beating world champions Germany in October and sitting in top spot after four games in Group D might grant him an easy ride in the build-up to tomorrow’s European qualifier against Ireland, he was wrong.


Spoils shared in Dublin derby

Shamrock Rovers 0  Bohemians 0
Dean Delany was the Bohemians hero with three sublime saves as Keith Long’s Gypsies frustrated their arch-rivals in their own back yard.


Dundalk continue their perfect start to title defence

Dundalk 3  Sligo Rovers 0
A David McMillan strike and a brace from Richie Towell ensured champions Dundalk kept up their perfect start to the season against Sligo Rovers at Oriel Park last night.


Terrace Talk: Terry still wakes up three or four times a year with Moscow nightmares

As John Terry confirmed a contract extension for another season, the Chelsea Pitch Owners hosted an evening with the Blues captain. Chelsea fan Trizia Fiorellino was there.


Milestone 100th game for Dundalk soccer manager Stephen Kenny

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny celebrates his 100th game in charge with his team in no mood to take their foot off the pedal when Sligo Rovers visit Oriel Park this evening.