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These are the standout quotes from the world of punditry in 2019...
Sun, 29 Dec, 2019
Yesterday, Denmark celebrated the two-year anniversary of the 5-1 win in Dublin which secured qualification to the World Cup in Russia.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
It was Mick McCarthy who told Alan Judge that without bad luck he would have no luck at all.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
Dundalk have announced that Chief Executive Mark Devlin is to step down from his role.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2019
Denmark have named an initial 20-man squad for their final Euro 2020 qualifiers against Gibraltar and the Republic of Ireland.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Goals change games we know but, listening to Scott Hogan, it’s clear he feels his winner for Championship basement side Stoke City against high-flying Swansea City last Saturday, could be a personal game-changer of an altogether different magnitude.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
The agony and ecstasy riff is a familiar one in sport but rarely can it have had a more literal application than to the bittersweet situation in which Alan Judge found himself at the conclusion of Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Denmark in Copenhagen in June.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
Wayne Routledge scored a last-minute winner as Swansea edged their top-of-the-table clash with Leeds at Elland Road.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019
The striker, on loan from Arsenal, struck just four minutes after his introduction as a 77th-minute substitute.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
A Cork City legends side will be reeling in the years at Turner’s Cross next month as they take to the field for Alan Bennett’s testimonial game.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
It’s fair to say that Arsenal have under promised and over delivered in the transfer window
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
In days gone by, a winger wasn’t a winger unless the soles of his boots were covered in white paint from spending so much time standing on the touchline; and that’s a tradition which might be making a return in 2019-20.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
On top of the fellow feeling you would naturally expect him to have for fellow boys in green, Gary Breen, proud son of a Kerryman, has an additional reason for hoping John Egan and the rest of the Irish contingent at Sheffield United do well in the Premier League.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
The Ireland manager is considering Birmingham City’s new recruit for inclusion in his squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifier against Switzerland.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
Manchester United fans were involved in more football-related arrests where racism was an aggravating factor or a feature than any other club in England in the four seasons up to 2017-18, data from the UK Home Office shows.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
Six games into his reign as Ireland U21 manager and Stephen Kenny believes his side are gearing up well to reach a first-ever major tournament.
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
Taking a look at what to expect from tomorrow's Euro qualifier against Denmark.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
It will be the first time since 2002 that Ireland have competed in the tournament.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
Bolton will start next season in Sky Bet League One with a 12-point deduction after going into administration, the English Football League has announced.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
Rod Stewart tellsabout his upcoming Irish dates, his cover of Grace, and his ongoing love affair with football.
Sun, 31 Mar, 2019
John Fallon Denmark’s Henrik Dalsgaard is expecting Mick McCarthy to enrich Copenhagen with an entertaining Ireland side for their crunch Euro meeting in June.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2019
Denmark manager Age Hareide admitted he went from hell to heaven as his team mounted a staggering late comeback in Basel to extract a point off Switzerland in the battle of Group D’s top seeds.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
Ipswich Town wouldn’t be everyone’s idea of salvation right now.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019
McCarthy saw both current and potential Ireland internationals notch goals on his scouting trip on Saturday.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2019
Midfielder Alan Browne once again demonstrated his goal-scoring prowess when his 11th of the season helped Preston to a 2-1 Championship victory at Bolton.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
He joins Ireland's Enda Stevens, John Egan and David McGoldrick at the promotion-chasers.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2019
O'Neill was a hugely animated figure and was lectured by referee Jeremy Simpson after straying from his technical area and down the side of the pitch once too often.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2019
Holders Chelsea are safely through to the fourth round of the FA Cup but Premier League Cardiff were victims of a giant-killing act by Gillingham.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2019
Between defeat at Chelsea in their first away game under Emery and mid-December, Arsenal took 14 of a possible 18 points on the road, but face trips to Brighton and Liverpool having been haunted by the ghost of seasons past against Southampton at St Mary’s.
Wed, 26 Dec, 2018
In sharp contrast to the scarcity of strikers in the Ireland squad, John Egan knows he’s a victim of the riches in the central defensive department.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
Scott Hogan has seen enough clean slates to roof a housing estate but the Aston Villa striker is hopeful of a few more as he looks to kickstart a career that has been starved of momentum at club level and with the Republic of Ireland.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018
Smith, a lifelong Villa fan, leaves Brentford, while Terry moves into coaching having just announced his retirement as a player. Jesus Garcia Pitarch has also been appointed as sporting director.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018
Glenn Whelan will be given the honour of leading Ireland out against Northern Ireland in the friendly at the Aviva in November.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2018
Jonathan Kodjia rescued a last-gasp point for Aston Villa as they grabbed a 2-2 draw against Brentford.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2018
The Republic of Ireland defender is poised to complete a move from fellow Championship club Brentford.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
Alan Judge didn’t think it would take until he was hitting 30 for his big Lansdowne Road moment to arrive but there were spells it looked beyond him.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018
Derby are in the hunt for their sixth manager in three years following Gary Rowett's departure to Stoke.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
The great Tom Wolfe passed away last week. Master of the masters of the universe, he was 88, and if his last book was an oddity — The Kingdom Of Speech, really? — some of its predecessors are well known to you, gentle reader, writes
Mon, 21 May, 2018
Mo Salah has rightly taken all the plaudits this season after winning the PFA Player of the Year and the Football Writers’ Footballer of the Year awards, but as the campaign comes to a close he is not the only one enjoying a lap of honour and the adulation of his fans.
Sat, 12 May, 2018
Cardiff left it late but kept themselves on course for a Sky Bet Championship automatic promotion place with a 2-0 win at Norwich.
Sat, 14 Apr, 2018
Wolves took another step closer to promotion after goals from Diogo Jota and Ruben Neves earned the runaway Sky Bet Championship leaders a 2-0 win against Derby at Molineux.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018
Saturday was a landmark day for Paudie O’Connor as the 20-year-old from Limerick made his Leeds United debut in the 1-1 Championship draw at home to Sunderland.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
Aleksandar Mitrovic has continued his remarkable goal-scoring form for Fulham.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2018
On the eve of Ireland’s friendly defeat in Turkey last Friday, Seamus Coleman conceded that, as the team captain — and a Premier League player to boot — the focus of attention would inevitably be on his welcome in a green shirt after a year out through injury.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018