Picture the young James McClean when he first wore a Sunderland jersey. Memories stir of a fearless winger slaloming down the touchline. It seemed, even then, to be almost old-fashioned in a league that was no longer so in thrall to the hustle and bustle of years gone by.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2019
As a footballer, Callum O’Dowda seems to take all the big tests in his graceful stride – whether that be moving from League 2 Oxford United to Bristol City in the Championship, getting his first senior cap on the eve of the Euros against Belarus in Cork or, just last month, making his competitive debut for Ireland when coming off the bench in the 3-1 win in Moldova.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2016
Leading figures in the European Olympic movement have said there is no proof of the “horrible accusations” against former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey and have called for him to be allowed to return to Ireland.
Sat, 22 Oct, 2016
Substitute Mikhail Gordeichuk’s 70th minute strike for BATE Borisov in the Borisov Arena last night finally broke Dundalk’s resistance to leave the League of Ireland champions with it all to do if they are to realise their Champions League dream.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2016
Sun, 12 Jun, 2016
Wed, 08 Jun, 2016
Northern Ireland had their first training session at the squad base in St-Georges-de-Reneins yesterday ahead of Sunday’s Euro 2016 opener against Poland, with midfielder Oliver Norwood praising the IFA’s efforts to create an inspirational atmosphere.
Tue, 07 Jun, 2016
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016