# Alan Mathews

Last year
'They told us to stay in the hotel. Police were literally parked outside'
The Saints were left stranded in Bulgaria last week amid a less-than-ideal build-up to tonight’s CSKA Sofia clash.
All time
Pat's 'delighted' to secure ex-West Ham midfielder's services
It was confirmed earlier in the week that Alfie Lewis has joined the club for the rest of the season.
'His performance tonight was exceptional' - The West Ham youngster having a big impact in Irish football
St Patrick’s Athletic are hoping to extend Alfie Lewis’ loan stay at the club.
A life in corporate banking beckoned before a twist of fate turned Alan Mathews' world upside down
The new St Patrick’s Athletic boss insists the club are taking a ‘collaborative approach’ with their management structure for this season.
FAI orders review of Athlone Town after club's failure to fulfil fixture
Players refused to travel to Waterford on Friday night due to a dispute over expenses.
It didn't take Bray Wanderers long to appoint a new manager
The Seagulls have moved quickly to instate a temporary boss after the resignation of Alan Mathews on Wednesday.
Alan Mathews and his Bray management team have just resigned en masse
It’s going to be a stormy night down by the sea.
More pressure on Roddy as Bray let Derry off the hook
Honours even at the Carlisle Grounds after Bray miss a first-half penalty.
Bray slay Sligo at Carlisle Grounds as Byrne proves the hero
Alan Mathews pocketed his first triumph as Wanderers boss.
Alan Mathews named as Bray Wanderers manager
Meanwhile, ex-player Barry O’Connor has been confirmed as the club’s assistant coach.
Alan Mathews quits Shels, Wikipedia says he's Bryan Dobson in an Alan Mathews mask
It’s the end of the road for ‘Mathews’ at Tolka Park.
Shels add trio of new faces
Paul Crowley, Dean Kelly and Adam Hanlon have all agreed contracts with Shelbourne for 2013.
Here are 53 of the best images from this season’s League of Ireland*
*Warning: May include someone with an uncanny resemblance to John Terry.
FAI Cup semi-final replay preview: Mathews plays down favourites tag
Derry have three injury worries ahead of tonight’s game, while Shels have a full squad to choose from.
Devine keen to add to Derry's cup legacy
Derry City boss Declan Devine wants to be the first man to take the club to an Aviva cup final by beating Shelbourne on Sunday.
'The players know what they went through last year. We're one game from a wonderful occasion' - Mathews
The 2011 FAI Cup finalists face Derry City at the Brandywell tomorrow afternoon.
FAI Cup: Murphy focused on the one that keeps getting away
He’s won almost everything the domestic game has to offer. Now Shelbourne midfielder Anto Murphy has grand designs on a FAI Cup winners’ medal.
Barstooler: 5 talking points from last weekend’s Airtricity League action
It was a Brucey Bonus weekend in the Airtricity League Premier with games on Friday and again on Monday. Here’s what got us talking.
Barstooler: 5 talking points from the weekend’s Airtricity League action
The Hoops fail to close the gap on Sligo, Drogheda get back to winning ways and one of the league’s brightest youngsters receives international recognition.
Barstooler: 5 talking points from last weekend's Airtricity League action
If you’re stuck for something to say when chatting about domestic football, here’s this week’s round-up.
Airtricity League preview: Shelbourne v Shamrock Rovers
The champions have only won two of their last eight in the league. Can they bounce back after the mid-season break with a win against their cross-city rivals?
Airtricity League: Kavanagh thriving on his red redemption
Ahead of tonight’s Dublin derby in Tolka Park, Shelbourne winger Paddy Kavanagh opens up on his nightmare season at Shamrock Rovers and his fresh start in Drumcondra.
Post-match reaction: Mathews and Kenny unite in criticism of referees
The referee, and officiating in general, was the main topic of contention after last night’s game between Rovers and Shels.
Column: Shelbourne doing it their way, and doing just fine
Heaven knows Drumcondra needed a good news story or two, writes Niall Kelly.
Late arrival: Hughes finally shining in the top flight
After spending most of his career in the First Division, Shelbourne’s well-travelled striker has been in flying form this season.
Airtricity League round-up: Cork collapse, Rovers trump Roddy
Shamrock Rovers, St Pat’s and Derry City all maintained their 100% records on a busy night in the top flight.
Airtricity League Bohemians v Shelbourne
It was the first of the season’s Dublin derbies, and we went minute-by-minute live from Dalymount Park.
Column: Whatever happened to the glory days?
Bohemians v Shelbourne is the stand-out fixture in the Airtricity League this week, but times have changed for Dublin’s northside giants, writes Niall Kelly.
It's Friday, so here's all your Airtricity League Premier Division team news...
Here’s what the top-flight managers expect this evening.
Shelbourne v Sligo Rovers, Airtricity League Premier Division
The League of Ireland’s first action of 2012 got underway this evening with six games in the top tier and another four being played in the First Division. Find out about all of the action here…