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Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 27 January, 2015


# coybig - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Shane Long is on the mend after suffering rib injury during FA Cup clash

The attacker is facing close to a month in the treatment room.

Who’s Mathieu Gadet? A French-born 15 year-old, with ‘plenty of potential’

The defender was called into Tom Mohan’s Under-17 squad last week.

# coybig - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s the Irish animated film that was just nominated for an Oscar COYBIG

Here’s the Irish animated film that was just nominated for an Oscar

Song of the Sea is nominated for Best Animated Feature.

# coybig - Monday 12 January, 2015

Ireland defender Kevin Foley swaps Wolves for FC Copenhagen

The 30-year-old full-back has been reunited with Stale Solbakken at the Danish club.

# coybig - Friday 9 January, 2015

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fingers on buzzers. Time starts now.

# coybig - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Irish teenager Ryan Manning secures two-and-a-half year deal with QPR

The 18-year-old forward has agreed to join the Premier League club from Galway United.

# coybig - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

My sporting wish for 2015: Ireland’s safe passage to the Euro 2016 finals

The Boys in Green face an uphill battle to progress but it’s certainly achievable.

# coybig - Monday 29 December, 2014

13 best Irish football moments in 2014

John O’Shea, Stephanie Roche and Dundalk all enjoyed great years.

# coybig - Thursday 25 December, 2014

David Meyler and Steph Roche fluff their lines in the FAI’s best bloopers of 2014 Outtakes This post contains videos

David Meyler and Steph Roche fluff their lines in the FAI’s best bloopers of 2014

Aiden McGeady and Cyrus Christie are also here to wish fans a happy Christmas.

# coybig - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Quality beards to hotel lobby rows: How much do you remember about Roy Keane’s year?

Fail to prepare for this quiz? Prepare to fail.

Martin O’Neill’s end-of-year Ireland report card

How did the Derryman perform in his role during 2014?

# coybig - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

The good, the bad and the ugly – The Irish footballers who flourished in 2014 and those who didn’t

It was a good year for Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy but Sean St Ledger will want to forget the last twelve months.

# coybig - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Ireland’s ‘Ginger Pele’ Gary Doherty has announced his retirement

The Doc is hanging up his boots at the age of 34.

# coybig - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Glenn Whelan’s Stoke future uncertain as club prepare to discuss a new contract

30 year-old midfielder could be offered a 12-month extension but he wants a longer deal.

Remember Caleb Folan? He’s just signed for a club in Burma

The former Republic of Ireland international has bounced from one country to the next in recent years.

# coybig - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Irish absolutely cleaned up at tonight’s British Comedy Awards COYBIG

The Irish absolutely cleaned up at tonight’s British Comedy Awards

Aisling Bea, Graham Norton, Moone Boy and Brendan O’Carroll were among the winners.

# coybig - Saturday 13 December, 2014

‘Poisonous atmosphere’ and training ground row led to Roy Keane’s Villa exit, according to Daily Mail

‘Poisonous atmosphere’ and training ground row led to Roy Keane’s Villa exit, according to Daily Mail

Fabian Delph warned Keane: “‘Don’t try to f****** mug me off.”

# coybig - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Agony for Newcastle’s Rob Elliot as injury will likely keep him out until mid-January

The Irish international picked up a thigh injury in the Magpies’ game with Chelsea last weekend.

# coybig - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Ciaran Clark scored for Villa earlier and then absolutely cemented Leonardo Ulloa

The defender had a substantial impact at both ends of Villa Park earlier today.

Joe Brolly on Stephen Hunt: ‘His head is so far up his arse’

The pundit’s latest column is full of his usual sardonic and sarcastic wit.

# coybig - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Martinez defiant that James McCarthy will remain at Everton despite widespread interest

The Republic of Ireland midfielder looks set to miss tonight’s game with Hull because of a persistent hamstring injury.

# coybig - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Rob Elliot could miss Newcastle’s clash with Burnley tonight because his wife is expecting

Goalkeeper will travel with the team but will be excused if he’s needed back in Tyneside.

# coybig - Monday 1 December, 2014

Is Ireland’s favourite Frenchman planning another return to Arsenal?

Is Ireland’s favourite Frenchman planning another return to Arsenal?

Thierry Henry confirms his exit from New York Red Bulls and will ‘reflect and decide on the next chapter’.

# coybig - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Ireland’s Rob Elliot set for prolonged stint between the sticks at Newcastle

Tim Krul’s ankle injury could rule him out for as many as five games.

# coybig - Friday 28 November, 2014

Opinion: Roy Keane self-destructs when faced with contentment

In his autobiography The Second Half, Keane acknowledges his dysfunctional habits.

Darren Bent says he can’t speak highly enough of Roy Keane as Sky report training ground bust-up

The Ireland assistant boss left the club this morning.

Poll: Is Roy Keane right to quit Villa to concentrate on Ireland job? Keaney This post contains a poll

Roy Keane steps down as assistant at Aston Villa to focus on Ireland

“It isn’t fair to either Villa or Ireland,” says Keane.

# coybig - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Sean St Ledger and Noel Hunt have both joined Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich

The Irish internationals will be at Portman Road until January.

Egypt, Ireland, Zambia: The latest Fifa world rankings are out

Martin O’Neill’s side are keeping good company.

# coybig - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Roy Keane gives Irish amputee footballers rousing speech ahead of World Cup campaign

The 2014 World Cup starts in Mexico this week.

# coybig - Monday 24 November, 2014

Irish Defence Forces bidding for first European success in France

Comdt Declan Sheridan’s men take on the hosts later today before facing Germany and the Netherlands.

# coybig - Friday 21 November, 2014

FAI responds to criticism from fans by introducing new database for away tickets

Fans Direct will allow supporters to apply through a new database.

# coybig - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

3 things we learned from Ireland’s win over the USA

Brady, Christie and McGoldrick were the outstanding performers on a positive night in the Aviva Stadium.

American experiment a success as O’Neill finds more pieces of the puzzle

“It was nice to regain momentum after Friday night,” Martin O’Neill says.

# coybig - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against the USA

Ireland finished the year on a high with a 4-1 win against the US in Dublin.

As it happened: Ireland v USA, international friendly

Ireland were looking to end the year on a high against the Americans tonight.

Dunphy: Keane ‘circus’ is out of control and will soon impact Ireland results

“Unless Martin O’Neill gets a grip of it then it’s going to get worse.”

# coybig - Monday 17 November, 2014

Roy Keane in ‘tense’ showdown with print media after hotel row questions

The Ireland assistant does not think he’s been a distraction.

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