Dan Leavy was injured maybe a month or so, his prognosis having confirmed a catastrophic knee injury and a watching brief at the upcoming World Cup, when he posted a message on social media explaining how such a sudden plunge in fortunes was “haunting” him.
Thu, 22 Aug, 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
There’s no Ireland striker in better form than David McGoldrick at the moment and the 31-year-old illustrated that reality again this weekend, opening the scoring as Sheffield United maintained their promotion push courtesy of a 2-0 win over Bolton Wanderers on Saturday.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2019
There are still beads of sweat on his brow after a 90-minute training session in the Mediterranean sun but it’s the snow of last weekend which is on Shane Duffy’s mind as he relates the saga of how he was unable to pick up his FAI Senior Player of the Year Award in Dublin on Sunday.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018
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
Former Republic of Ireland striker Niall Quinn questioned manager Martin O'Neill's approach after his country's dream to reach next summer's World Cup in Russia was ended following a 5-1 play-off defeat at home to Denmark.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
Martin O’Neill didn’t want to deal with questions about his future so soon after last night’s World Cup play-off loss, but such is life for a modern manager and he duly offered a word or two on what may happen next.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
Danish defender Andreas Bjelland has promised that the visitors will not lack for fight if tomorrow's World Cup play-off second leg against the Republic of Ireland boils down to the final minutes or extra-time, writes Brendan O’Brien.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017