# Alan Judge

This week
26th March 2023 - 28th March 2023
# luckless
‘You start thinking: why am I bothering to play football?’
Ex-Ireland international Alan Judge on seeking help and his determination to persevere in spite of numerous setbacks.
Last year
Ireland U21 starlet Tierney continues fine start to life in Scotland, Ogbene among the scorers in EFL
Jonny Hayes and Alan Judge were also on target across the water tonight.
All time
# unattached
Ireland-capped midfielder Judge joins League Two side Colchester
The 32-year-old Dubliner was available on a free transfer after leaving Ipswich Town at the end of the season.
# Premature end
'Nothing surprises me anymore in this industry' - Ireland midfielder Judge explains situation at Ipswich
The 32-year-old will not appear for the League One club again as it would trigger a new deal.
# A certain trigger
Ipswich Town spell looks set to end for Ireland's Alan Judge
The League One club are ‘not in a position’ to extend his deal, says manager Paul Cook.
# League One
McGeady hits key goal for Sunderland on a good day for Irish players chasing promotion
Ronan Curtis and Alan Judge also netted today in the League One action.
# Ref Justice
Alan Judge angrily rejects referee's version of events in fall-out to square-up incident
Judge refutes Darren Drysdale’s accusation of using the phrase a ‘f***** cheating c***’ in a confrontation for which the referee has been given a backdated suspension.
# ref mist
Referee charged by English FA for squaring up to Ireland international Judge
Darren Drysdale earlier apologised for losing his composure during the exchange with the Ipswich midfielder.
# judge and jury
Referee squares up to Alan Judge in Ipswich draw
The Irish international was involved in a bizarre confrontation tonight.
# EFL round up
Ireland legend Hughton gets his Forest reign off to perfect start
Elsewhere in the English Football League there were assists for Irishmen Alan Judge, Corey O’Keeffe, Nathan Collins and Swords native, Peter Kioso.
# no justice
Injury blow for Ireland as Alan Judge ruled out for the rest of season with injury
The luckless midfielder won’t be involved in the Euros play-off with Slovakia.
# League One
Irish underage international Anthony Scully scores in first start with new club
He nonetheless couldn’t prevent Lincoln falling to a wild 4-3 defeat to Accrington Stanley.
# judgement day
'It’s coming down to Monday, and I’ll do everything to get there'
Alan Judge has endured more bad luck than most, but is eager to play his part in Ireland’s push for Euro 2020.
# Queens ransom
QPR's bid for Judge 'nowhere near' enough to acquire Irish international
Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert says Alan Judge will only leave if the club’s valuation is met.
# London Calling
Alan Judge tells Ipswich he wants to leave after Championship side make bid
According to manager Paul Lambert, the 30-year-old Dubliner is keen on a move to QPR.
# judge and no justice
'I’ve waited for so long for something like that, to be involved in something important'
Alan Judge talks to The42 about his critical cameo against Denmark, and battling back from another injury.
# Bad Break
Luckless Alan Judge breaks wrist in last act of Danish draw
The Ipswich attacker made the difference for Ireland in Copenhagen before injury struck.
# International Affairs
McCarthy assures Judge that League One football won't harm his Ireland hopes
The midfielder has signed a two-year contract extension at Ipswich Town, who are set for relegation.
# Judge's chamber
'The supporters have taken to him, his quality is clear to see' - Judge rewarded with two-year deal
The Irish midfielder has extended his stay at Ipswich Town.
# Talent
'He's the nearest to Hoolahan that can play in the middle of the pitch'
Mick McCarthy hopes a rejuvenated Alan Judge can offer something different for Ireland.
# Battling Back
'People say I can’t keep fit but I’ve had one injury' - Alan Judge out to prove doubters wrong
The Dubliner has left Brentford for a relegation scrap at Ipswich but as he tells The42, he couldn’t be happier.
# Pastures new
Irish international Alan Judge joins Championship strugglers until the end of the season
The midfielder has left Brentford and linked up with Ipswich on a short-term deal.
# Recovery
'My chance to play in the Premier League was probably taken away from me... I have to move on from that'
Alan Judge on going to ‘hell and back’ before a year that saw him achieve significant milestones for club and country alike.
# Options
4 Ireland players we'd like to see get a chance for tomorrow night's Poland friendly
Ronan Curtis and others who could be given an opportunity by Martin O’Neill.
# Reaction
'He's had a really tough time. He thought his career was over'
Martin O’Neill paid tribute to Ireland’s match-winner Alan Judge after tonight’s match.
# good news
Ireland's Alan Judge makes first start since horrific leg break two years ago
It has been a long road back for the Brentford midfielder, who featured in their 1-0 win over Bristol City today.
# Comeback
20 months on from horror injury, Ireland's Alan Judge makes return to Brentford matchday squad
The Dubliner is on the bench for the Bees’ match with Aston Villa this evening.
# great to see
Ireland international makes injury comeback after 20 months on the sideline
Alan Judge also marked his return with a goal.
# busy bee
Irish international Judge ends speculation over future by committing to Brentford
The midfielder is nearing a comeback after breaking his leg last year.
# Interview
"There were times where I thought: 'Am I going to come back from this?'"
Alan Judge chats to The42 about his long road to recovery after breaking his leg early in 2016.
# on fire
Linked with an Ireland call-up, Scott Hogan continues his fine Championship form
The 24-year-old Salford-born striker has yet to officially declare for the Boys in Green.
# Speculation
5 Irish players who could be on the move before the transfer window closes
Jeff Hendrick and others who may make a switch in the coming days.
# Ready to go
Ireland international Alan Judge set for talks with Rafa Benitez's Newcastle
The Dubliner was particularly impressive last season with 15 goals and 11 assists.
# Gaffe
A French sports outlet has a unique take on Ireland's starting XI for the Euros
A little less conversation, a little bit more research.
# Reprimand
Ireland midfielder Judge warned by FA after committing anti-doping violation
Brentford’s Player of the Year was found to have high levels of salbutamol in his system due the use of an asthma inhaler.
# standing out
Chris Forrester and 10 other Irish footballers named as their clubs' player of the year
Alan Judge is also among the individuals who have impressed during this campaign.
# Hogan's stand
Championship striker coy on Ireland call-up as Keane watches him net 7th goal in 4 games
Brentford’s Scott Hogan is eligible thanks to his grandparents.
# Accolades
4 Irish players feature in the 2016 PFA Teams of the Year
The Championship side features 12 players owing to an unprecedented tied vote.
# accolade
Ireland's Alan Judge makes Football League Team of the Season
Burnley’s Joey Barton and Andre Gray were also among the in-form players recognised.
# accolade
Alan Judge's remarkable form recognised with Championship Player of the Year nomination
The Irish midfielder, who is recovering from a broken leg, makes up the three-man shortlist with Andre Gray and Ross McCormack.