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
While it remains to be seen if the departure of Paul Lambert encourages Stoke City to make a renewed approach to Martin O’Neill, John Delaney has said the FAI “fully expect” the manager and Roy Keane to see their current contracts through to completion.
Sat, 19 May, 2018
Bohemians came from 2-0 down to beat UCD 5-3 in a penalty shootout after extra-time at Dalymount Park to advance to the quarter-finals of the EA Sports Cup as the wet weather wreaked havoc with yesterday’s schedule, forcing the postponement of five of the competition’s eight fixtures.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2018
John Caulfield will ring the changes in his Cork City team for this afternoon’s EA Sports Cup against Waterford at the RSC (kick off 3pm), the first of two games in a week against the same opposition at the same venue.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
With third-placed Derry City not in action until Sunday when they host Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers will tonight aim to close the gap on the Candystripes in their bid to claim a European place when they visit Eamonn Deacy Park to take on Galway United.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2017
John Caulfield is expected to shuffle his pack for tonight’s EA Sports Cup semi-final at Shamrock Rovers, with Greg Bolger, Jimmy Keohane, and Ryan Delaney all in line to start at Tallaght Stadium tonight, writes
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
Conor McCormack insists there’s no talk of records or invincibility in the Cork City dressing room, despite the runaway league leaders’ remarkable haul of maximum points with over a third of the season gone.
Thu, 11 May, 2017
The board of troubled Athlone Town says the club will work to ensure the “full truth” comes out regarding damaging match-fixing allegations surrounding the club’s 3-1 defeat to Longford Town, and want gardaí to open a “parallel investigation” to the FAI’s probe.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
With Limerick boss Martin Russell freely admitting after the weekend victory over Cabinteely that, at 21 points clear and with just seven games remaining, his team are already “home and hosed” as First Division champions, the runaway leaders will this evening get a taste of what’s in store for them next season when they travel to Richmond Park to play St Patrick’s Athletic in the third round of the FAI Cup.
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
While the SSE Airtricity League top two of Dundalk and Derry are, respectively, away to Bohemians and at home to Sligo Rovers, probably the most eye-catching Premier Division fixture this evening sees third play fifth, as Cork City host St Patrick’s Athletic at Turner’s Cross.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
Having produced commendable performances against some of the top sides in the country, Shane Keegan wants his Wexford Youths to finally take that major step and garner a first Premier Division victory when Derry City visit Ferrycarrig Park this evening.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley hailed goalkeeper Conor O’Malley as a star of the future after the Mayo native saved two penalties in the shoot-out to hand the Super Saints the EA Sports Cup in Eamonn Deacy Park on Saturday night.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
Though they may have won their last three home games, Galway United manager Tommy Dunne will demand far greater effort from his players this evening if they are to make that a fourth when second in the table Cork City — unbeaten away this season — arrive at Eamonn Deacy Park.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2015
There was more good news for champions and league leaders Dundalk ahead of tonight’s game against Derry City at Oriel Park, with midfielder Richie Towell being named the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month for April.
Fri, 15 May, 2015