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Dublin: 6 °C Saturday 18 November, 2017


# reaction - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Schmeichel praises Irish fans: 'It's a shame they won't be at the World Cup'

The Denmark goalkeeper is heading to his first major tournament after tonight’s 5-1 win in Dublin.

# reaction - Monday 13 November, 2017

'Ireland just want us to make a mistake... I haven't got the patience to play like that'

Denmark boss Age Hareide expects his side to be dominant again in Dublin tomorrow night.

# reaction - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'It wasn’t pretty' - Here's how the Danish media reacted to last night's World Cup play-off

An ugly, at times unwatchable stalemate — but it’s still all to play for on Tuesday for both sides.

'We might have to score two... we'll have to show a bit more creativity' Reflections This post contains videos

'We might have to score two... we'll have to show a bit more creativity'

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill feels his side can improve on last night’s display in Copenhagen.

# reaction - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'The onus is on the home side to try to break the team down. We've set out with a gameplan'

Martin O’Neill said he was “very pleased” with the Irish players’ effort this evening.

# reaction - Monday 6 November, 2017

‘There will be times that we have to play without the ball… Maybe a five, six, seven-minute spell’

Martin O’Neill admits his side will be forced to defend for long periods in the upcoming World Cup play-off matches against Denmark.

# reaction - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Man United boss Mourinho defiant after Chelsea defeat

“We are second — not fifth, sixth or seventh or eight,” he said.

# reaction - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Klopp in dreamland over title claim, says Guardiola

No team has failed to win the title with 28 points from their first 10 games.

From President Higgins and Leo Varadkar pay tribute to 'Irish sporting legend' Katie Taylor World Champ

President Higgins and Leo Varadkar pay tribute to 'Irish sporting legend' Katie Taylor

The 31-year-old Bray boxer became a professional world champion last night.

# reaction - Friday 27 October, 2017

'It's nobody’s fault': Rassie sees no sign of bitterness from Zebo after Ireland omission

‘I don’t think there are any hard feelings, I think Zeebs is pretty level-headed about it.’

# reaction - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Keatley's kicks, the architect of Munster defence and more talking points

In tough conditions, the southern province claimed a hard-fought win over Racing 92.

'He bossed the guys around and he's loving it': Sexton makes the big calls for Leinster

The out-half led from the front with 17 points as Leo Cullen’s side ended Glasgow’s European hopes.

# reaction - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Klopp heralds counter-pressing as Liverpool run riot

The Reds were in scintillating form against Maribor, but it was more than just the seven goals that pleased Jurgen Klopp.

'Whoever we got was going to be tough but I think most people were hoping for that'

Ireland’s Cyrus Christie and Darren Randolph react to drawing Denmark in the World Cup play-off draw.

# reaction - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Cullen 'relieved and exhausted' after Leinster show bravery to put everything on the line

The eastern province withstood a late Montpellier rally to seal a 24-17 bonus-point win at the RDS.

# reaction - Friday 13 October, 2017

'It's a massive victory': Kiss delighted with Ulster's character

Second-half tries from Stockdale and McCloskey ensured the hosts got off to a winning start.

# reaction - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'I sincerely hope they go on and make it to the finals' - No hard feelings from Coleman

The Wales boss also said Ireland came with a game plan that worked.

Final stretch of the Road to Russia lies ahead and talking points from Ireland's win over Wales

James McClean’s important goals during this campaign, what we know about the play-off draw and how the future is looking.

# reaction - Monday 9 October, 2017

'I've got my obituary for Martin here. It's going in the bin'

Eamon Dunphy maintains he doesn’t like Martin O’Neill’s style, but he “can live with it”.

# reaction - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Leinster get their kicks and more talking points from the inter-pro weekend

Defeats for Connacht and Munster weren’t without their positives either.

'Playing against one of the best sides in Europe, you've to give yourself a chance. We didn't today'

It was another disappointing visit to the Aviva Stadium for Munster.

# reaction - Friday 6 October, 2017

'He remarked to me that he can't buy a goal and that might sum it up at the minute' Reaction This post contains videos

'He remarked to me that he can't buy a goal and that might sum it up at the minute'

Martin O’Neill admitted Shane Long was a frustrated man after failing to score against Moldova.

'He's going to make a big career in football and we're delighted to have him'

Ireland U21s boss Noel King was full of praise for Josh Cullen after last night’s draw with Norway

# reaction - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'We’re missing Seamus Coleman. He’s as big a loss to us as Bale is to Wales' Reaction This post contains videos

'We’re missing Seamus Coleman. He’s as big a loss to us as Bale is to Wales'

Roy Keane has played down the significance of the Real Madrid star’s absence next week.

# reaction - Friday 29 September, 2017

'We will get better': Cullen relieved to escape but there's huge room for improvement

Tries from Jordi Murphy, Joey Carbery and Jamison Gibson-Park secured a 21-13 win for the hosts.

# reaction - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'It's crazy to have that many chances and not win the game'

Liverpool spurned numerous opportunities in a 1-1 Champions League draw at Spartak Moscow.

# reaction - Monday 25 September, 2017

Mayo boss: 'Nobody died. I don’t mean that in a flippant way but we lost a game of football'

Frank Browne reflects on his side’s All-Ireland final loss, and looks to what’s next for Cora Staunton.

# reaction - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Warriors respond to Trump, confirm Washington trip will celebrate 'equality, diversity and inclusion'

The reigning NBA champions will still go to the nation’s capital in February – just not to The White House.

# reaction - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Klopp 'sick' of Liverpool's defensive lapses but insists they are 'still a good football team'

His side were dumped out of the EFL Cup by Leicester City last night.

# reaction - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Klopp: Liverpool could have won every game

The Reds’ boss says his team is showing “good shape” despite winning only two of their first five Premier League matches.

'They stood up with Nev out there and delivered. It was emotional'

Driven by the memory of the late Nevin Spence, Les Kiss’ Ulster pulled off a stunning victory last night.

# reaction - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Sevilla boss gives bizarre explanation for sending off

The manager was dismissed in the draw with Liverpool and his reasoning behind his action is a strange one.

# reaction - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'It's nice to have 10 points but the reality check will come if you think you're pretty good'

Rassie Erasmus isn’t getting carried away with Munster’s fast start to the season.

Mane incident an accident, not a red card - Klopp

Ederson required several minutes attention before being stretchered off in a neck brace.

# reaction - Friday 8 September, 2017

Hamstring issue means Rob Kearney 'unlikely' to be on the plane to South Africa

The fullback picked up the issue in tonight’s win over Cardiff, while Dan Leavy could also be a doubt for the trip.

# reaction - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'It was one of the most difficult games in my career as a coach'

Serbia manager Slavoljub Muslin was relieved to see his side escape with a 1-0 win against Ireland.

# reaction - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'The players are absolutely adamant we should have had a penalty'

Martin O’Neill was remaining upbeat despite seeing his side suffer what could prove a costly loss.

# reaction - Monday 4 September, 2017

Southgate has no regrets over missing out on English-born Liverpool teenager

The Three Lions cannot “fast-track” young talents like Wales’ Ben Woodburn, accoring to the manager.

# reaction - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Waterford boss McGrath 'overcome with pride' despite All-Ireland final heartbreak

“Moral victories are probably gone in Waterford. It’s so hard to get back here again.”

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