It was a tough day out for the Ireland senior women’s and men’s teams today at their respective 2018 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries, as they lost out to Luxembourg and Malta respectively.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
When Martin O’Neill named three uncapped strikers in his latest squad at a press conference in Dublin on Tuesday, almost lost in the discussion about Ireland’s need to locate a cutting edge was the manager’s low key reference to Kevin Doyle “suffering a bit from concussion”.
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
Mon, 04 Jul, 2016
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
Wayne Rooney equalled Bobby Charlton’s all-time scoring record as England secured progress to the European Championships, but it is Roy Hodgson’s bemusing decision to take off his captain that will dominate the conversation.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
Lukasz Fabianski will play his first competitive international in almost six years tomorrow after Poland manager Adam Nawalka confirmed the Swansea City goalkeeper gets the nod ahead of Artur Boruc and Wojciech Szczesny for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Ireland.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
On the face of it, it didn’t seem that much of an occasion, just a warm-up for the real action. Sure, it may have been Gibraltar’s ever international first match as a recognised nation, but the November 2013 friendly in the Algarve was against an experimental Slovakia side, and ended 0-0. Bigger days surely lay ahead.
Sat, 11 Oct, 2014