Damien Delaney's football journey has taken him from Cork to the Premier League and back to Cork again. And along the way, he's encountered remarkable characters and learned valuable lessons that shaped his professional career.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2019
Dundalk FC have their swagger back as a brace from Michael Duffy helped the champions ease past the challenge of Waterford FC to record their fifth win on the bounce in last night’s SSE Airtricity Premier Division clash at the RSC.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
The first Munster derby of the new SSE Airtricity League Premier Division season is all about showing ‘bouncebackability’, with both Cork City and Waterford smarting from defeats on the opening night and anxious to get their first points on the board at Turner’s Cross this evening.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2019
Damien Delaney has started pre-season as a Waterford player determined to learn the lessons from a challenging six months at Cork City which saw the 37-year-old “hit a brick wall”, as he puts it, before eventually parting company with his hometown club in early December.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019
Forget VAR. Forget writing off Germans. Forget In-ger-land. Forget Fifa conspiracies and dodgy Bob Marley cover versions. The World Cup takes a back seat tonight as the League of Ireland springs back to life with a top-of-the-table clash at Oriel Park.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018
Harry Kane headed a late winner and Dele Alli found himself at the centre of another diving controversy. There was a distinct sense it was business as usual for Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park as Mauricio Pochettino’s side moved into the top four.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2018
Pardew said: "Damo (Delaney) is a leader. He's not blessed with massive amounts of talent but he makes up for it with his personality, desire and leadership, and we got all of that from him."
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
Mon, 23 May, 2016
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Martin O’Neill might not have had any fresh news to report on the state of his contract negotiations with the FAI yesterday but, as he unveiled a 40-strong Ireland squad which includes three players wholly new to the international scene, he gave a strong hint that, as Ireland manager, he’s already looking beyond even Euro 2016.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
The manner in which Christian Benteke went to ground to win a decisive penalty — converted by the forward himself — in the final minute of added time, sparked furious debate, with Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew angrily accusing the Liverpool striker of diving.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Liverpool's 10 men secured a win at Crystal Palace with a late penalty from Christian Benteke after goalkeeper Alex McCarthy gifted Roberto Firmino an equalising goal with a horror slip in the second half.
Sun, 06 Mar, 2016
Martin O’Neill has firmly placed Damien Delaney’s international future in the player’s hands by suggesting he won’t rule the Corkman out of his Euro plans if “he’s an interest in playing” for Ireland.
Wed, 24 Feb, 2016