The English Championship is to the Premier League what Puma is to adidas. Well regarded in its own right — at last count the third most-watched league in Europe — it will always exist in the shadow of its bigger brother, writes
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019
The full house signs on the approaches to Dalymount Park for tonight’s derby meeting of Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers sit comfortably with a domestic game that is once again allowing itself to embrace a guarded sense of optimism.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
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
A recent visit back to Sneem, to see a bronze statue of his legendary father unveiled, has pushed Brentford and Ireland defender John Egan to aim even higher this season, as he bids to create his own sporting legacy at the start of a new campaign.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
It’s just a week ago that Jimmy Keohane was kicking back by the pool in Mallorca. From lazy sun days, it’s now back to red hot Fridays for Keohane and his City team-mates tomorrow night, as they get back to business in the SSE Airtricty Premier Division against Limerick.
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017
When the FAI brought in ‘summer football’ to the League of Ireland, it wasn’t in the script for the season to be over by autumn. Still, with Cork City 15 points clear going into tonight’s latest meeting of the League of Ireland’s ‘New Firm’, that’s a scenario which could arise unless Dundalk can put a stop to Cork’s march at Oriel Park.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
Munster A couldn’t have faced a stiffer challenge than the champions in today’s B&I Cup opener with London Welsh at Towns Park, Midleton (2.30p.m.), but coach Peter Malone believes his young side will be up to the task.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016
A multi-millionaire British football club owner who is known to keep a deliberately low profile is this morning at the centre of Ireland’s Olympics ticket touting controversy alongside four other directors of one of his lucrative firms.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2016
Both countries won one game and exited Euro 2016 at the same stage, but what would the best combined Republic and Northern Ireland team look like?, who swapped between the camps during the tournament and covered all eight games, makes his selection.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015