Sligo artist Dan Leydon has already claimed a Champions League three-in-a-row this season, but now the Liverpool fan hopes Real Madrid stop following in his footsteps.
Fri, 25 May, 2018
Ireland's new home jersey has emerged online with the boys in green set to wear the new and first ever New Balance kit as they take on Georgia next month,
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
Cobh Wanderers boss Michael Deasy vowed that his team will be back at Lansdowne Road after suffering penalty-shootout heartbreak in Saturday’s FAI Intermediate Cup final.
Mon, 15 May, 2017
Had his life taken a different path then Pádraig O’Connor might have been preparing with the Kerry squad for Sunday’s Allianz Football League Division 1 final against Dublin.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
The race to run the world’s biggest sports brand is now a three-way contest.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
Sun, 22 Nov, 2015
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
Manchester United released their new kit on Saturday to much fanfare but the design of the women’s version has caused a social media debate.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
Cork artist Will Sliney will be swapping Spider-Man for sneakers having been approached by iconic trainers brand Converse to take part in their latest marketing campaign.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2015
Award-winning Irish graphic artist Will Sliney is hoping to avoid a red card after producing a mural featuring his top 11 Republic of Ireland soccer legends.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015
Award-winning illustrator Will Sliney is hoping to draw thousands of people to the first comic book expo of its kind in Cork.
Tue, 06 Jan, 2015
Chelsea have announced Ron Gourlay is to leave his role as chief executive.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2014
Hibernian forward Rowan Vine has been hit with a Scottish Football Association charge accusing him of threatening Celtic manager Neil Lennon.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2013
South London schoolgirl Tia Sharp "idolised" the man accused of murdering her and was "his cling-on", a court heard.
Wed, 08 May, 2013
The most expensive football transfer in Irish history was agreed on Friday. Understandably, you may have missed it.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2013
JJB Sports reportedly collapsed leaving £210m (€262.6m) to unsecured creditors.
Sun, 11 Nov, 2012
Football kit-maker Umbro was today sold by its owner Nike to an American clothing giant for $225m (€173m).
Wed, 24 Oct, 2012
JJB Sports, once the biggest sports retailer in Britain and Ireland, is to appoint administrators.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2012
England will wear Nike kits for the first time next year after ending their long association with Umbro, the Football Association confirmed today.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2012
St Aidan’s Community College, Cork claimed the Umbro FAI Schools Dr Tony O’Neill Boys’ Cup in dramatic fashion yesterday at Tallaght Stadium through Anthony McAlevey’s late winner.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012
Rising star Megan Connolly struck a hat-trick yesterday at Tallaght Stadium to help Cork’s Christ the King secure the Umbro FAI Schools Senior Girls All-Ireland Cup for the second time in three years.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012
THE FAI may accrue less than €100,000 for television rights for the Republic’s Euro 2012 play off with Estonia — but there’s an €8m booty awaiting the Association if Giovanni Trapattoni’s men secure qualification for next year’s finals.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2011
ALL-ROUND star Geraldine McLaughlin bagged a brace yesterday at Tolka Park to secure a first Umbro FAIS Senior Girls title for Loreto Secondary School since 1991.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2011
THE FAI moved swiftly yesterday to reassure their season ticket holders that they will get the full benefit of ticket price reductions for upcoming internationals announced by Abbotstown on Tuesday.
Fri, 25 Feb, 2011
Fabio Capello has dropped a strong hint that David James will be England’s goalkeeper for the start of the World Cup by handing him the number one shirt in South Africa.
Thu, 03 Jun, 2010
AMONG the stories reaching Paris yesterday was one about a demonstration outside the French embassy in Dublin on Wednesday night and countless others of various calls to badger FIFA for a replay after the miscarriage of justice in Saint-Denis.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2009
Manchester City are set to sign a three-year sponsorship deal with Middle East telecommunications giant Etisalat.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2009
CHELSEA yesterday named Ron Gourlay as their new chief executive.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2009
Chelsea chief operating officer Ron Gourlay has today been named as Peter Kenyon’s replacement as chief executive.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2009
Manchester City are looking to develop their global fan base thanks to the magnetism of the Barclays Premier League.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2009
FAI CHIEF executive John Delaney is adamant that the Setanta Sports Cup will survive with or without the satellite giant.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2009
The FAI has signed a new 10-year agreement with official kit sponsor Umbro.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2009
The 2009 League of Ireland season was officially launched in Dublin today, kicking off eight months of football action in the presence of guest of honour, UEFA General Secretary David Taylor.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2009
The owner of JD Sports delivered some rare good news from the high street today after half-year profits jumped 71% and sales remained strong.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2008
The semi-final draws for this year’s Umbro sponsored FAI Intermediate Cup, FAI Youth Cup, FAI Under 17 Cup and FAI Youth Interleague Cup was made this evening at the Radisson Hotel, Dublin Airport.
Wed, 19 Mar, 2008
Alan Shearer believes Kevin Keegan’s reign at Newcastle will get up and running this weekend now he has all of his strikers fit and available.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2008
England football shirt maker Umbro is to be taken over by US sports giant Nike after a £285 million deal was rubber-stamped today.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2008
Sports World retailer Sports Direct International today said it would meet profit forecasts despite “increasingly difficult” trading this year.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2008
US giant Nike’s £285m (€394m) takeover of England kit manufacturer Umbro was today given the thumbs up by Sports World billionaire Mike Ashley.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2007
A host of the biggest names on the British high street were under pressure today as concerns over trading in the crucial Christmas season mounted.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2007