Having left his seat in Tallaght just before the winning strike, the Ireland manager says he had already seen enough of the midfielder’s performance to give him “plenty to think about” as he ponders his squad for the Euro 2020 play-off against Slovakia.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2020
Alec Byrne’s second-half header saw Cork City register their first points of the season after a hard-earned 1-0 victory over an unlucky Finn Harps in Friday night’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game at Turner's Cross.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
It was a case of late heartbreak for Cork City on Valentine’s night as an 86th-minute Ciaran Kilduff goal delivered victory for Shelbourne on their return to the Premier Division, leaving Neale Fenn’s new-look side with much to ponder as they now face into the daunting test of back to back away games against Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2020
Stephen Kenny has said that he is delighted for Troy Parrott that the 17-year-old Spurs player has received his first senior Ireland call-up even though it means the U21 manager will be without his star striker for next Thursday’s Euro 2021 qualifier away to Armenia.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2019
None of Mick McCarthy's four strikers had an international goal to their name when the squad assembled in Dublin, but they headed back to their clubs with both McGoldrick and Collins having opened their respective accounts.
Wed, 11 Sep, 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
Debut U21 call-ups for Troy Parrott, Michael Obafemi and Johnathan Afolabi have reinforced the sense of a rich vein of attacking talent bubbling up in Irish football, something further underlined in Stephen Kenny’s latest squad announcement by a decision to make a distinction on paper between ‘central midfielders’ and ‘attacking midfielder
Thu, 29 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
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
We live in an era of protest, one in which the right to protest is protected by the European Convention on Human Rights, and one in which nervous authorities are increasingly influenced by the voice of the people and the noise they make.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2019