While Darren Randolph was earning plaudits for his role in helping Middlesbrough keep a clean sheet against Preston – including one fine save to deny ex-Cork City man Sean Maguire – his Ireland understudy Keiren Westwood was having a much less happy time of it in the Championship on Saturday.
Mon, 28 Aug, 2017
Tue, 08 Nov, 2016
“It’s the first time — which is ironic — that my young son Hudson is going to walk out with me and it’s my last time ever to play for Ireland. So it’s going to be a special moment and something I will certainly treasure.”
Tue, 30 Aug, 2016
Roy Keane thinks it would be good for Irish football if Martin O’Neill were to remain as manager for the World Cup campaign but says there are "a few hurdles" to get over before he can offer clarity on his own future as the Derryman’s assistant.
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015
While next month’s European Championship qualifiers against Gibraltar and Germany might be just three days apart, the gulf in standard between Ireland’s opponents is about as wide as it gets in international football, running all the way from unranked minnows to the champions of the world.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2014
Pitch perfect will be the order of the night for Bohemians, Shamrock Rovers and, of course, Dalymount Park itself as the rescheduled Dublin derby – controversially postponed last month because of concerns about the playing surface – finally goes ahead.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2014
With Giovanni Trapattoni having previously been warned by the FAI that he needed to put a stop to his media outbursts about Ireland players, apparent evidence of fresh tension between the association and the manager has surfaced in the wake of Stephen Kelly’s stinging response to the Italian’s claim that the player had issued a ‘play me or I go’ ultimatum.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2013
AS the competing clubs in the Setanta Sports Cup gathered at FAI headquarters in Abbotstown yesterday for a pre-tournament media day, it was not the news anyone wanted to hear — Pat Fenlon saying that Bohemians might not be able to fulfil their opening fixture against Portadown at Dalymount Park on Monday, February 21. And it has been confirmed that, if the holders are forced to pull out, their place will be taken by UCD.
Tue, 01 Feb, 2011
An FAI Disciplinary Committee's finding that the owner and Chairman of Cork City FC has brought the game into disrepute "has threatened and disrupted the financial viability and future stability of the League of Ireland club," the High Court heard today.
Tue, 26 Jan, 2010