Reform of Irish football prefer able to revolution

Reform of Irish football prefer able to revolution

Neal Horgan says the FAI must open up in order to renew trust and confidence.

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Bruce vows to win over Geordie sceptics

Bruce vows to win over Geordie sceptics

Newcastle head coach Steve Bruce has vowed to win over the doubters after admitting he has always regretted turning down the job the first time he was offered it.

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Conway admits his term could still end this month

Conway admits his term could still end this month

FAI president Donal Conway has announced that his term in office could still come to an end this month, as the forthcoming Annual General Meeting at which he is due to be re-elected unopposed could yet be postponed.

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Donal Conway insists FAI have a Plan B if review recommendations are rejected

Donal Conway insists FAI have a Plan B if review recommendations are rejected

FAI president Donal Conway has rowed back on initial claims that the association doesn’t have a contingency plan should the 78 recommendations put forward by the Sport Ireland/FAI Governance Review Group fail to pass at Saturday’s EGM.

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Bury future secured, says club chairman Steve Dale

Bury future secured, says club chairman Steve Dale

Dale was confronted by angry fans last Saturday.

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Atletico boss Simeone a ‘massive’ factor in Trippier transfer

Atletico boss Simeone a ‘massive’ factor in Trippier transfer

The full-back left Tottenham to join Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.

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Newcastle boss Bruce vows to win over the doubters

Newcastle boss Bruce vows to win over the doubters

The 58-year-old met the players in Shanghai on Thursday.

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UCD awarded 3-0 win after Bohemians field suspended player

UCD awarded 3-0 win after Bohemians field suspended player

Bohs have also had a fine imposed on them.

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Manchester United mascot Fred the Red hit with drink after taunting Leeds fans

Manchester United mascot Fred the Red hit with drink after taunting Leeds fans

The mascot engaged with Leeds supporters during a friendly in Australia.

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Sturridge banned from football for two weeks for breaching betting regulations

Sturridge banned from football for two weeks for breaching betting regulations

Sturridge spent the second half of the 2017-18 campaign on loan at West Brom.

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Ireland hopeful Ryan Johansson starts for Bayern Munich in loss to Arsenal

Ireland hopeful Ryan Johansson starts for Bayern Munich in loss to Arsenal

Ireland hopeful Ryan Johansson started for Bayern Munich as they lost 2-1 to Arsenal in a pre-season friendly in the United States.

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Birmingham sign Irish-eligible Dan Crowley from Willem II

Birmingham sign Irish-eligible Dan Crowley from Willem II

Birmingham have signed midfielder Dan Crowley from Willem II for an undisclosed fee.

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'Something I'll never forget': Jose Mourinho congratulates Dundalk after penalty success

'Something I'll never forget': Jose Mourinho congratulates Dundalk after penalty success

It was an emotional night all round, featuring a newborn baby, a European record, the financial boost of another round, and Dundalk's Champions League dream living on after a see-saw penalty shoot-out.

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Liverpool boss Klopp anticipating modest summer on transfer front

Liverpool boss Klopp anticipating modest summer on transfer front

Young defender Sepp Van Den Berg is the Reds’ only signing so far during pre-season.

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Steve Bruce takes first Newcastle training session an hour after arriving in China

Steve Bruce takes first Newcastle training session an hour after arriving in China

The 58-year-old flew straight to Shanghai after signing his deal.

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Solskjaer will nurture Mason Greenwood’s ‘frightening’ ability, says Rashford

Solskjaer will nurture Mason Greenwood’s ‘frightening’ ability, says Rashford

Greenwood scored his first senior goal for Manchester United during their pre-season tour.

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Celtic’s Bolingoli admits his defending needs more work

Celtic’s Bolingoli admits his defending needs more work

The left-back said he was at fault for Sarajevo’s goal in Celtic’s 2-1 win over the Bosnians.

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Ighalo on target to earn Nigeria third place

Ighalo on target to earn Nigeria third place

The former Watford striker is the tournament’s five-goal top scorer ahead of Friday’s final.

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Max Aarons commits to Norwich with five-year contract

Max Aarons commits to Norwich with five-year contract

Aarons helped Norwich win the Sky Bet Championship last season.

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Football rumours from the media

Football rumours from the media

Zinedine Zidane is reportedly looking to sell five players to pay for Paul Pogba.

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'I am a good football player and not only the son of Henrik Larsson'

'I am a good football player and not only the son of Henrik Larsson'

Jordan Larsson had been speaking beside the away dugout at Richmond Park last Thursday night when a mischievous group gathered a few feet away from him. They took their camera phones out and began to film.

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Treacy delivers gloomy update on FAI finances

Treacy delivers gloomy update on FAI finances

Sport Ireland CEO John Treacy has laid bare the perilous financial state of the FAI with a series of troubling revelations, the most stark of which is that they are currently in discussions with Uefa about a bailout package that would ensure they can operate for the next 12 months.

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Confirmed: Kieran Trippier quits Spurs for Atletico Madrid

The full-back could be followed out of Tottenham by Danny Rose.

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Guardiola confirms Sane to remain at City despite Bayern interest

Sane was one of the stand-out players as Manchester City beat West Ham 4-1 in a pre-season friendly in Shanghai.

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‘Natural’ Greenwood thrills Solskjaer as United crush old foes Leeds

17-year-old Mason Greenwood scored his first senior goal for Manchester United in a 4-0 pre-season friendly defeat of Leeds.

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West Ham complete club-record signing of Sebastien Haller

Haller has signed a five-year deal at the London Stadium.

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Captain Lascelles calls for united front as Newcastle appoint Bruce

The defender insists the players are looking forward to Bruce’s arrival in China.

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Bruce faces battle to win over disillusioned fans and rebuild depleted squad

Newcastle’s new boss and his staff have flown straight to China.

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Kieran Trippier nears Atleti switch with Spurs also set to sell Danny Rose

The two England internationals could both be on their way out of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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Wexford star scores stunning keepie-uppie volley

Wexford Youths Women have been on the wrong side of wonder-goals over the years but this weekend they got one of their own.

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John Treacy: Reform backing essential for FAI funding

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy has indicated that the adoption by FAI members of the major reforms recommended by the Governance Review Group Report will be one of the factors essential to the restoration of funding which has been suspended since April.

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Jota hopes to be pitch-perfect for Wolves

The midfielder was a member of the Portugal group which won the UEFA Nations League earlier this summer.

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Atletico agree fee with Tottenham for Kieran Trippier

The 28-year-old is expected to undergo a medical in Spain on Wednesday.

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Rodgers relaxed about Maguire after defender features in pre-season match

The England central defender has been linked with a move from Leicester to Manchester United.

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The key issues facing Steve Bruce at St James’ Park

The new manager has problems to solve on and off the pitch.

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Bhoys won’t be pushed around over Kieran Tierney

Neil Lennon has warned Celtic will not be pushovers in any Kieran Tierney transfer after rejecting a second bid from Arsenal.

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Dundalk confident of Duffy availability

Dundalk are confident of having winger Michael Duffy available for tonight’s Champions League first qualifying round second-leg tie against Riga FC in Skonto Stadium.

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Livid Ross accuses Conway of reneging on vow to walk away

Sports Minister Shane Ross has accused Donal Conway of reneging on a promise to step down from the FAI at the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM after he was nominated unopposed to continue in the role of president of the association.

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Josh Kroenke admits criticism over Arsenal leadership ‘hard to take’

Supporters’ organisations have hit out at Stan Kroenke’s “passive ownership”.

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Footballers pay respects at Justin Edinburgh memorial service

An emotional service was held in Essex today to remember the former Tottenham defender.

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Manchester City belatedly start pre-season tour in Shanghai

City landed in China two days later than scheduled.

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Ravel Morrison returns to Premier League with one-year deal at Sheffield United

Morrison, 26, impressed Blades boss Chris Wilder during a trial.

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Post-game melee follows UCD's shock win over Bohemians

A Bohs supporter attempted to confront the UCD goalkeeper.

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Lindelof ‘very, very happy’ at United amid reported Barcelona interest

The Sweden international’s agent claimed he was “in the orbit of a great European club”.

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Grego-Cox signs new Crawley contract

The Ireland underage international joined from QPR.

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Eintracht Frankfurt striker Sebastien Haller set to undergo West Ham medical

The 25-year-old scored 20 goals in 41 appearances last season and now looks set to join the Hammers.

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Ben Dawson preparing Newcastle players for arrival of new boss in China

The Magpies are expected to appoint Steve Bruce as their next boss.

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Kompany set team-mates Champions League goal in his Man City farewell

The Belgium defender left City in May after helping them win the domestic treble.

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Zabaleta gearing up for last season in English football

The 34-year-old right-back has not yet decided if he will hang up his boots for good.

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Joker behind Harry Maguire £50 note bid ‘disappointed’ as defender misses out

Jonny Sharples had been hoping to see the new banknote feature Harry Maguire on an inflatable unicorn. But the Bank of England had other ideas.

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Frank Lampard confident Chelsea do not need to strengthen squad this summer

Lampard said on his side’s pre-season tour in Japan that he was happy with the squad he has got.

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Goalkeeper Mark Travers extends Bournemouth stay

The Republic of Ireland Under-21 international has signed a new Bournemouth contract.

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Iker Casillas takes on new role at Porto

The 38-year-old suffered an “acute myocardial infarction” during training with the Portuguese club on May 1.

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Joselu leaves Newcastle for Alaves

The Spaniard hit seven goals in 52 appearances for the Magpies.

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Mason Mount signs new five-year Chelsea deal

The midfielder played under Frank Lampard at Derby last season.

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Bruce tenders resignation as Sheffield Wednesday boss amid Newcastle interest

The 58-year-old has given his notice in writing together with first-team coaches Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence.

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Manchester United continue Harry Maguire pursuit

The Foxes are reported to be demanding as much as £90million for the defender.

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Arsenal fans’ groups call on Kroenke to reinvigorate flagging Gunners

Arsenal are gearing up for a third straight season without Champions League football.

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