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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 1 September, 2015


# coybig - Today’s News

‘Sorry LvG, it’s not happening’ – Jon Walters hilariously confirms he’s staying put

The Ireland and Potters forward seems to have taken the news well.

After impressing in the Premier League, O’Kane has his sights on Ireland debut

The Bournemouth midfielder is settling in with Martin O’Neill’s squad this week.


# coybig - Yesterday’s News

‘It’s the start of a new era’ – Big day for Irish football as senior squad moves home

Martin O’Neill and his players had their first training ground in Abbottstown ahead of this week’s Euro 2016 qualifier.

Ireland’s new striker Rooney intent on taking his chance after first day with senior set-up

The Dubliner hopes to catch the eye during this week’s training camp.

# coybig - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Injury blow for Ireland as O’Neill trims squad for next week’s crunch qualifiers

Ipswich striker Daryl Murphy is left out as he continues to nurse a calf complaint.

# coybig - Thursday 27 August, 2015

‘The Louth Lizarazu’, Ian Harte, has retired from football

“The time has come to hang the boots up,” the 37-year-old said.

# coybig - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Damien Delaney insists he has no issue with Roy Keane, appears to call time on Ireland career

A strongly worded and heartfelt response from the Crystal Palace defender.

# coybig - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Bournemouth’s Eunan O’Kane in Ireland squad for next month’s Euro 2016 qualifiers

The Boys in Green face Gibraltar in Faro before the visit of Georgia to Dublin in September.

# coybig - Monday 17 August, 2015

3 talking points ahead of the Ireland squad announcement

Martin O’Neill will name his provisional squad for Gibraltar and Georgia on Tuesday.

# coybig - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Hertha Berlin, Yerevan and the best moments from Keith Fahey’s career Fats This post contains videos

Hertha Berlin, Yerevan and the best moments from Keith Fahey’s career

The former Ireland midfielder announced his retirement from the game this afternoon.

# coybig - Friday 7 August, 2015

Who are the Irish players coming up with the Premier League new boys?

Bournemouth, Watford and Norwich bring a total of eight players for Martin O’Neill to monitor in the top flight this season.

# coybig - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Ciaran Clark has signed a new long-term deal to stay at Aston Villa

Ireland defender agrees five-year deal at Villa Park.

# coybig - Saturday 1 August, 2015

St Ledger released by Orlando City for ‘a serious breach of club policy’

The defender had done well since his move to the MLS.

# coybig - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Ireland’s Robbie Brady will be back in the Premier League this season

The 23-year-old wideman has agreed a three-year deal with new boys Norwich City.

# coybig - Monday 27 July, 2015

Roy Keane Beard Watch – today’s effort: International jewel thief back for one last job

Impressive for the time of year you’ll agree.

Robbie Keane would ‘certainly consider’ League of Ireland move

The former Liverpool, Tottenham and Inter Milan striker has revealed that he would consider ending his career in Ireland, but only “a good few years down the line”.

Martin O’Neill wants ‘wee chat’ with James McClean

The Boys in Green boss has indicated that he would like to have a conversation with the West Brom winger over recent controversies.

# coybig - Saturday 25 July, 2015

# coybig - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

88 Irish athletes jet off to LA for Special Olympics World Summer Games

Ireland will compete in 13 disciplines in the Games starting this weekend.

# coybig - Thursday 16 July, 2015

John Delaney: Martin O’Neill to Leicester was ‘never going to happen’

“He said he’s staying, and I said ‘We want you to stay.’”

# coybig - Friday 10 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge It seems a Tipperary man has gotten a gig as a translator on Chinese news… COYBIG

It seems a Tipperary man has gotten a gig as a translator on Chinese news…

The Irish pronunciation of ‘urinal’ has made it to China.

# coybig - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Ireland crowned European Regions Cup champions for the first time

Gerry Smith’s men earned a 1-0 win over Zagreb in today’s final thanks to David Lacey’s first half header at Tallaght Stadium.

# coybig - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Ireland’s Stephen Quinn has signed for another Championship club

Quinn has transferred from Hull to Reading.

# coybig - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Former Ireland U21 captain has agreed a move to Rangers

Defender Rob Kiernan joins the Glasgow club on a two-year deal from Wigan.

# coybig - Sunday 21 June, 2015

We’re off to Rio! Ireland footballers qualify for Paralympic Games

The men’s Cerebral Palsy team defeated Portugal 8-0 at St George’s Park this afternoon.

# coybig - Friday 19 June, 2015

Meet the man who went to Italia 90, but missed THAT game in Genoa… Italia 90 Week This post contains videos

Meet the man who went to Italia 90, but missed THAT game in Genoa…

Ireland superfan Phelim Warren has a lot of fond memories from Italia 90 – and one big regret.

# coybig - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Forget Romania, it could so easily have been West Germany for the Boys in Green

How differently would things have worked out for Jack Charlton’s side?

# coybig - Sunday 14 June, 2015

‘Naismith refereed the game for most of it’ – O’Neill unhappy with officiating

The Ireland manager was also disappointed with his team’s failure to close down Shaun Maloney.

# coybig - Saturday 13 June, 2015

We only have ourselves to blame for Maloney sucker punch – Coleman

Players ‘got a bit of a slap on the wrists’ from Martin O’Neill.

Robbie: ‘That was the message everyone was saying: there’s no way we’re out of this’

Scots happier with a draw, Keane says, but Ireland can still force their way to France.

Here’s how we rated the Boys in Green in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier

Ireland played out a 1-1 draw with Scotland in Dublin this evening.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Euro 2016 qualifier

We were live from Lansdowne Road for a game that looks set define Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualification chances.

Murphy starts for Ireland as McGeady misses out for clash with Scotland

The Boys in Green face Gordon Strachan’s men in a must-win Euro 2016 qualifier today.

FAI shredded match programmes to remove Delaney comments on Fifa

Delaney ‘entirely unaware’ of decision, which is understood to have cost almost €7k.

# coybig - Friday 12 June, 2015

Ireland fighting to keep qualification hopes alive as O’Neill’s first campaign hangs in the balance

Failure to secure three points would effectively put the Boys in Green out of the running for a place at Euro 2016.

Roy’s finished with the ‘foreplay’ and ready for serious business

Keane backs experienced Ireland to handle the pressure of Saturday’s high-stakes game.

# coybig - Thursday 11 June, 2015

‘At this level, it can only be a split-second before someone can open you up’

Robbie Brady is settling in to life at left-back but he knows that he still has room to grow.

Robbie could be left on the bench v Scotland – but Roy insists he wasn’t ‘dropped’ in Glasgow

Ireland’s record goalscorer is struggling for match fitness ahead of crunch Euro clash.

# coybig - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

It doesn’t sound like Martin O’Neill is expecting a pretty game against Scotland

Defeat on Saturday evening would leave Ireland facing a difficult gap, O’Neill concedes.

# coybig - Sunday 7 June, 2015

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