For sports columnists in search of topics to write about, there’s always a swivelling quality — swivelling, I said — to the days running up to deadline.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019
Portugal and France secured their places at next summer's World Cup finals but Holland will miss out on a second successive major tournament.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Chuck Blazer, the disgraced US football executive whose admissions of corruption set off a global scandal that ultimately toppled Fifa president Sepp Blatter, has died at the age of 72.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
Wed, 16 Nov, 2016
Colorado Rapids will face the Seattle Sounders in the Western Conference final.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
Robbie Keane is struggling to adjust to his new role as a substitute on the LA Galaxy team, according to his manager.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2016
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
Robbie Keane and Steven Gerrard helped the Los Angeles Galaxy defeat FC Dallas 3-2 on Sunday night to move top of the overall league standings.
Mon, 28 Sep, 2015
Robbie pulls off a world-class strike.
Sun, 12 Jul, 2015
Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane has signed a new contract with MLS side LA Galaxy.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
Shamrock Rovers 0 LA Galaxy 1: The crowd of 6,000 gave Robbie Keane a warm ovation when he was called ashore with a couple of minutes to go in Tallaght Stadium on Saturday.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015
ROBBIE Keane may be big news in the United States these days, but the Republic of Ireland captain will be treated like a king upon returning to Tallaght today.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
Robbie Keane has hinted for the first time that, should Ireland reach the Euro 2016 finals, the tournament could well mark his international swansong.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
Kevin Doyle will have Robbie Keane to thank if a potential lucrative move to Major League Soccer comes to pass.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
The Los Angeles Galaxy learned a valuable lesson from Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard’s past in telling him "what he wanted to hear" in their aggressive pursuit of the midfielder.
Thu, 08 Jan, 2015
The Los Angeles Galaxy have announced the signing of Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard as a designated player from July.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2015
“Steven Gerrard arrives in July and by then we will certainly have a plan available.”
Robbie Keane's Los Angeles Galaxy sealed their place in the MLS Cup on away goals after their two-leg clash with the Seattle Sounders finished 2-2 on aggregate.
Mon, 01 Dec, 2014
Bayer Leverkusen attacking midfielder Karim Bellarabi is the only uncapped player in Germany’s squad for their upcoming Euro qualifiers against Ireland and Poland.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
Republic of Ireland fans will be delighted to see team captain Robbie Keane in fine goalscoring form for his club side ahead of Wednesday’s friendly against Oman.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Irish football is preparing itself for a return to the boards of the old Shay n’ Robbie show.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
It is almost too cliched to seem possible; the manager of the American national side spending his free time driving a VW camper van driving from beach to beach, looking for the perfect surf spot.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2014
Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane was unable to attend last night's FAI Awards, but he sent a video message in his absence.
Mon, 03 Mar, 2014
Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane has given manager Martin O’Neill a major boost after revealing he feels “100 times better” than he did.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014
Ireland’s new management era has been a while in the making, so the Irish players will hardly be too put out by having to wait a day longer for their first ‘Top Of The Cops’ audition.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2013
Robbie Keane is a significant doubt for Ireland’s match away to Germany tonight through an ankle injury, with interim manager Noel King set to make a final decision on the captain early today.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2013
Republic of Ireland skipper Robbie Keane is a major doubt for tomorrow night’s World Cup qualifier in Germany.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2013
Doubts surround the fitness of Ireland striker Robbie Keane after it emerged the captain shipped a heavy knock to his ankle in Tuesday’s training session, which required a scan yesterday.
Interim Republic of Ireland boss Noel King has rejected a request to release skipper Robbie Keane from his squad after Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Germany.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2013
Yankee Stadium may not be a mecca of football but Giovanni Trapattoni believes it’s the perfect arena for James McCarthy to prove himself against the world’s best.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2013
I guess part of me was just afraid.
Wed, 29 May, 2013
Giovanni Trapattoni has been handed some good news in the familiar form of a goalscoring return to action by his skipper Robbie Keane.
Fri, 17 May, 2013
While much of the attention ahead of today’s MLS Cup final (kick-off 9.30pm Irish time) has focused on David Beckham’s farewell to America, Irish eyes will on Ireland captain Robbie Keane.
Sat, 01 Dec, 2012
With the focus almost exclusively surrounding David Beckham’s Major League Soccer farewell, the competition’s showpiece occasion has been comprehensively overshadowed this week.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2012
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham has dismissed suggestions he is set to make a short-term move to the A-League.
Sat, 17 Nov, 2012
David Beckham has signed a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy, the Major League Soccer side have announced.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2012
United States international Landon Donovan has agreed to join Everton on a two-month loan from MLS side Los Angeles Galaxy, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2011
DAVID BECKHAM will wait a few more weeks before announcing his next club after confirming he has had offers from France, Italy and the Premier League following his MLS Cup victory with LA Galaxy at the weekend.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2011
THE actor Cesar Romero used to say that the most important thing in Hollywood was to be sincere – even if you have to fake it.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2011
THE stats don’t get a chance to lie when it comes to Robbie Keane’s first term as an LA Galaxy player.
Wed, 09 Nov, 2011
LOS ANGELES Galaxy captain Landon Donovan believes Robbie Keane will slot effortlessly into his new side and go on to become a star in the MLS.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2011
Robbie Keane last night revealed David Beckham had played a part in his move to Major League Soccer as he completed his transfer from Tottenham to the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2011
ROBBIE KEANE yesterday described his move to the LA Galaxy as a “dream come true” after he finalised a €4 million transfer from Tottenham Hotspur.
Robbie Keane has completed his transfer to the Los Angeles Galaxy, Tottenham announced this evening.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2011
Former England skipper David Beckham believes he has at least two more years left before retirement.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2011
Former England captain David Beckham will skipper the Los Angeles Galaxy this weekend when they visit Real Salt Lake.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2011
David Beckham set up a goal last night in his first appearance for the Los Angeles Galaxy since returning from a six-week training spell with Tottenham.
Thu, 03 Mar, 2011
Landon Donovan has ruled out a loan move to Europe in the January transfer window.
Tue, 21 Dec, 2010
YOU might have noticed that so grim are things in this country — with what few assets we have left now well and truly frozen — that it actually took the news of a man’s death this week to raise a genuine chuckle.
Sat, 04 Dec, 2010
David Beckham’s presence in the MLS Cup final next weekend has sparked a ticket rush for the match in Seattle.
Sun, 15 Nov, 2009
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