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Today’s News

250 hours of analysis and staged TV interviews - Inside a top-level coaching course

We take a look at what the likes of Duff, Keane and Andrews had to do to earn their Pro Licence at the FAI, the highest qualification in coaching.

Yesterday’s News

'Here I am, living my dream' - Ireland's McGoldrick toasts his first Premier League goals in Chelsea win

Two years ago, McGoldrick was without a club and to go on trial at Sheffield United.

Thursday 9 July, 2020

As it happened: Aston Villa v Manchester United, Premier League

United are a point from the top four after a routine win against a dejected Villa.

LOI clubs' European qualifiers to be held behind closed doors

The games have already been reduced to one-legged ties.

Explainer: Here's all you need to know about tomorrow's Champions League draw

Explaining the new format, and recalling the clubs still in contention. With added Europa League content.

Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Ex-Irish international John Sheridan appointed Waterford manager LOI

Ex-Irish international John Sheridan appointed Waterford manager

Owner Lee Power has also scotched ‘silly rumours’ doubting his family’s commitment to the club.

Stephen Kenny distances himself from Director title at revamped FAI

Kenny also confirmed James McCarthy is available for international selection, although the prospect of a return for Stephen Ireland looks unlikely.

Wednesday 1 July, 2020

LOI restart saga takes another twist as Premier clubs call for investigation into relegation decision

The FAI board will now review the restarted league format that they announced yesterday.

Sunday 28 June, 2020


Friday 26 June, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's title famine?

The long, long wait is over, but how much of the last 30 years can you recall?

Thursday 25 June, 2020

'More than I ever thought was possible' - Klopp hails his players as Liverpool break their title drought Klopp At The Top This post contains videos

'More than I ever thought was possible' - Klopp hails his players as Liverpool break their title drought

The Liverpool manager appeared in tears on Sky following his side’s title win.

How Jurgen Klopp made light of Liverpool's heavy history to finally deliver their holy grail

It’s taken just the 11,009 days…but Liverpool are once again champions of England.

FAI send Mazars report to Gardaí and ODCE

The report was commissioned in April 2019.

Wednesday 24 June, 2020

As it happened: Liverpool v Crystal Palace, Premier League

Jurgen Klopp’s side are almost over the line. Can they take a stride closer to the title tonight?

Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Explainer: The latest restructure at the FAI

Four key roles are being advertised within the Association this week, with Niall Quinn believed to be in the mix for a position.

'He didn’t become a fully formed human being until his heavyweight title was stripped away' BTL

'He didn’t become a fully formed human being until his heavyweight title was stripped away'

Legendary American sportswriter Robert Lipsyte discusses Muhammad Ali on this week’s edition of Behind the Lines.

Monday 22 June, 2020

GPA call for open draw if 2020 football championship becomes straight knockout

The majority of inter-county feel it’s safe to return to play, though 17% of GPA members indicated they may not resume.


Beirne, Earls and de Allende all expected to be fit for Munster's August fixtures

The squad returned to training in Limerick today, with CJ Stander and Chris Cloete absent as they self-isolate following a return from South Africa.

Saturday 20 June, 2020

FAI suspend Covid-19 testing programme LOI

FAI suspend Covid-19 testing programme

The FAI’s Medical Doctor is optimistic a testing regime won’t need to be introduced when games resume.

Leaders West Brom held as Blackburn move into play-off contention

The result gives Leeds a chance to take control at the top.

GAA pitches to open for training from next Wednesday

Contact training and challenge games will be allowed from 29 June.

Thursday 18 June, 2020

Pro14 set to resume in August

The format has changed too, with two rounds of local derbies prefacing the semi-finals.

TV Wrap - A David Luiz disaster proves familiar in Sky's 'new normal' for the Premier League

How Sky’s coverage of the new-look Premier League looked on its first night back.

Wednesday 17 June, 2020

As it happened: Manchester City vs Arsenal, Premier League

Follow all the action from the Etihad Stadium, as England’s top-flight returns after a 100-day hiatus.

Here's how Uefa will conclude the Champions League and Europa League

All the detail you need to know about Uefa’s re-jigged plans to finish their competitions.

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia refixed for October

Uefa have also confirmed the Irish sides have seen their Champions League and Europa League qualifiers reduced to one-legged ties.

Tuesday 16 June, 2020

No MNF and fake crowd noise - How Sky are broadcasting Premier League football in the Covid-19 era

Here’s how the Sky broadcast of the restarted Premier League will look from tomorrow, along with an explanation of how the piped-in crowd noise works.

FAI stand by Gary Owens and Niall Quinn as St Pat's chairman brands them a 'failure'

The tortured saga that is the restart of the League of Ireland took another twist last night.

Monday 15 June, 2020

'If they had called a halt to the season, only the most bigoted anti-Liverpool supporters would say they won it by a fluke'

Graeme Souness explains why his old side are deserving champions, and recalls a few old battles with John Giles.

Bohemians donate jersey profits to advocacy group calling for end to Direct Provision

The initiative runs until Thursday, 18 June.

Derry City unconvinced by finances of FAI's restart plan

The club say their decision to retain players and staff on full pay has not been properly recognised.

Saturday 13 June, 2020

'We can’t think about what it could have been. Liverpool are going to be champions, that’s what we've wanted for 30 years'

Gareth Roberts of The Anfield Wrap explains what Liverpool’s title win will mean to supporters, and whether it is diminished by its happening behind closed doors.

Friday 12 June, 2020

Talks to continue today in bid to rescue League of Ireland season

Yesterday’s talks, billed as make-or-break, saw little progress made.

Thursday 11 June, 2020

Annalise Murphy set for Tokyo Olympics selection

She has secured her spot thanks to a 12th-place finish at the World Championships earlier this year.

Wednesday 10 June, 2020

'The stated objective is to make sure that Munster and the other provinces are still standing'

Munster Rugby CEO Ian Flanagan has been talking about the challenges of the Covid-19 shutdown.

Tuesday 9 June, 2020

'Corporations now want to be on the right side of history. The NFL should not be allowed to participate in that' BTL

'Corporations now want to be on the right side of history. The NFL should not be allowed to participate in that'

Author and ESPN senior writer Howard Bryant is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines, and tells us why the NFL’s recent apology is unacceptable.

Sunday 7 June, 2020

Normal People, Clare hurling and uncomfortable questions for Liverpool - The week's best sportswriting

Plus – what it’s like the be sent off in an All-Ireland final.

'I'm thick-skinned, but it makes me angry' - Irish football's racism problem

The42 looks into the prevalence of racist incidents in Irish football, and how they are dealt with.

Saturday 6 June, 2020

Turlough O'Brien steps down as Carlow football manager

He stands aside after six years in charge, most notable for a famous Championship win over Kildare.

Friday 5 June, 2020

Greyhound racing to resume without spectators from Monday

The government today announced the next phase in the lifting of lockdown restrictions, with groups of up to 15 people allowed to return to outdoor, non-contact training.

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