Stephen Kenny has said that he is delighted for Troy Parrott that the 17-year-old Spurs player has received his first senior Ireland call-up even though it means the U21 manager will be without his star striker for next Thursday’s Euro 2021 qualifier away to Armenia.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2019
Also included is Aston Villa's Glenn Whelan, who was expected to have played his last game for Ireland after captaining the side in a 36-minute ceremonial cameo against Northern Ireland in November.
Thu, 07 Mar, 2019
Shane Duffy was named the FAI Senior Player of the Year for 2017 last night but the big Brighton defender was unable to collect his award in person as the weather took its toll on the annual televised ceremony in RTÉ, with the programme having to be shortened from a scheduled running time of 90 minutes to one hour.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2018
In calling up Declan Rice to his squad for this month’s training camp and friendly in Turkey, Martin O’Neill has stressed that the highly-rated young West Ham defender, who is still eligible to play senior football for both Ireland and England, will not come under any pressure to decide his international future.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey has pleaded not guilty to a charge from the Football Association of using abusive language towards an opponent that included reference to ethnicity, race, or nationality and requested a personal hearing.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016
Enjoying a new book from Anna Kessel at the moment, Eat Sweat Play: How Sport Can Change Our Lives, which examines, broadly speaking, how women can reclaim sport. As a sample, take this for a chapter title — What does a woman’s voice in sport sound like? (And when can we stop pretending to be blokes?)
Mon, 05 Sep, 2016
Having cast an eye over the Championship in general last time out, this week I would like to focus on my side, Brighton and Hove Albion, and offer insight into a club which I presume a lot of people may not know too much about but which, in my opinion, is destined for a very exciting future.
Sat, 22 Mar, 2014
Grass isn’t always greener — you hear this saying quite a lot in the football world and, in the case of Wolverhampton Wanderers, it’s probably something that has run through the owners’ mind a gazillion times since their decision to relieve Mick McCarthy of his very successful tenure as the manager in February of last year — especially when they are now a further three managers down the line and, going into last night’s game against Watford, in the bottom three of the Championship.
Sat, 02 Mar, 2013
Following their heroics in the 2-1 victory against Greece in their UEFA Championship finals opener last Wednesday, the Irish U19 team prepare to face Group A opponents, Czech Republic at the Mogosoaia Football Centre in Romania tomorrow at 5pm, Irish time.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2011