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Speculation on Delaney's FAI future flies faster than the Gibraltar wind

Hopes that the focus would solely remain on football were not fulfilled in Gibraltar.

McCarthy admits his Matt Doherty experiment didn't work in Gibraltar struggle

The Irish boss admitted it was a “horrible game” from which he was glad to escape with three points.

Misfiring Ireland shake off Gibraltar and tough conditions to start Euro campaign with a win

A banner critical of John Delaney appeared among the Irish fans as the road to Euro 2020 began with a win.

'Ireland will see how Gibraltar have changed... but we will lose'

The view from Gibraltar is one of curiously optimistic doom.


'F**k off home' - How Mick McCarthy recovered from Lansdowne boos to become Ireland's go-to man

Almost 6,000 days after he was booed out of Lansdowne Road, McCarthy returns for a second stint in the job.

Friday 22 March, 2019

'Every time he has played for his country he has been an inspiration to all of us'

Seamus Coleman and Mick McCarthy have paid tribute to the retiring Jon Walters.

Mick McCarthy reveals work to improve attack as Ireland bid to finally leave 2018 behind

Elsewhere, the Irish boss confirmed that Seamus Coleman will captain the side tomorrow night.

Letter from Gibraltar: Brexit, Backstops, Declan Rice and Barton Fink

Politics is dominating the news cycle as Irish fans begin to arrive for tomorrow’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

'It's not a leveller in any way' - Gibraltar boss dismisses Irish concerns over artificial pitch

Julio César Ribas was full of praise for Ireland ahead of tomorrow’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

'It would be disappointing if we didn’t come away with six points'

Irish legend Richard Dunne isn’t getting lost in the ‘one game at a time’ cliché.

Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'It’s been a mad couple of days, and I’m still trying to get my head around it'

Jack Byrne can create history this week by becoming the first domestic player to play competitively for Ireland in almost 35 years.

Matt Doherty open to playing unfamiliar right-wing role for Ireland

The Wolves wing-back may be pressed into a new position against Gibraltar.

Irish U21s out to let 'the other countries know we’re not here to mess about'

The Stephen Kenny era begins with a European qualifier against Luxembourg on Sunday.

'I'm finding my feet' - Enda Stevens in pole position to nail down Irish left-back berth

With Stephen Ward retired, the Sheffield United looks set to further capitalise on his exceptional club form.

Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Stephen Kenny promises 'very positive' approach ahead of qualifier debut with Irish U21s

The new manager begins his reign at Tallaght Stadium this Sunday.

'I’d rather take a risk and crack on' - Richard Keogh to play for Ireland with a broken hand

The Derby defender has declared himself good to go for Mick McCarthy’s squad to face Gibraltar and Georgia.

Monday 18 March, 2019

TV Wrap: FAI awards a damp squib while the tide begins to turn on Joe Schmidt

Irish football’s big night was dominated by absences as Matt Williams called for some honest conversations around Irish rugby.

'An argument that was never there' - David McGoldrick explains his recent Irish absence

Elsewhere, the striker suggested a couple of initiation songs for new boy James Collins.

'It’s up to me to get positive results and get people smiling again'

Mick McCarthy today took his first Irish training session in 17 years.

'It was literally hanging off' - Irish striker Curtis details freak finger injury

The Portsmouth forward will miss the upcoming internationals in deeply unfortunate circumstances.

Sunday 17 March, 2019

Shane Duffy wins FAI Player of the Year award ahead of Darren Randolph and Declan Rice

Leanne Kiernan won the senior women’s award, while Richard Dunne and Emma Byrne were inducted to the Hall of Fame.

'I acted in good faith for the benefit of the FAI' - Delaney further addresses loan issue

The FAI have also commissioned a review of their governance.

Jack Byrne drafted into Ireland squad for qualifiers against Gibraltar and Georgia

The Shamrock Rovers midfielder replaces the injured Callum O’Dowda.

'She dragged women’s football from the dark ages into the twenty-first century'

Emma Byrne will tonight make history as the first ever female inductee to the FAI’s Hall of Fame.

Friday 15 March, 2019

As he turns 30, a look at Theo Walcott's weird and disappointing career

The Everton attacker has never quite fulfilled the promise that saw him randomly called up to the 2006 World Cup.

Thursday 14 March, 2019

Don't be fooled by Salah's lack of goals - he is as important to Liverpool as ever

The Egyptian has scored just four times in 2019, but he was outstanding in a very different way against Bayern Munich last night.

Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Alan Browne limps off as injury problems begin to mount for Mick McCarthy

Elsewhere, it was a bad night for Martin O’Neill.

Player Ratings: How we rated the Liverpool players in their dominant win against Bayern Munich

Cast your ratings too, as last year’s beaten finalists saunter past the German champions.

Ronan Curtis a doubt for Euro qualifiers following freak finger injury

The Portsmouth striker has undergone plastic surgery having caught and severed his finger in a door.

'It's a disgrace' - McCoy seethes at Cheltenham ban for Irish amateur jockeys Fury This post contains videos

'It's a disgrace' - McCoy seethes at Cheltenham ban for Irish amateur jockeys

Declan Lavery is among those banned for acting against the welfare of their horse.

Tuesday 12 March, 2019

FAI announce Declan Rice as winner of 2018 Young Player of the Year award

The Association have said he won’t be in Dublin on Sunday to collect the award.

New deal means all Premier League games will be available to Sky TV customers from next season

233 games from three separate broadcasters will soon be available on the one platform.

Monday 11 March, 2019

TV Wrap: Drenching of coverage in curious jargon among Schmidt's legacies in Irish rugby

Elsewhere, Rio Ferdinand met PSG and Saturday Night Live disgraced themselves with a parody of the Premier League.

Missing out at Bay Hill last night continues a worrying trend for Rory McIlroy

In the last 14 months, the Irishman has played in the final group in nine separate competitions…and failed to win any of them.

Sunday 10 March, 2019

How David Beckham's former housemate walked out on United and ended up in prison

Gary Twynham talks to The42 about defying Alex Ferguson, going from a prison cell to Wembley and sharing sunbeds with Robbie Savage.

Saturday 9 March, 2019

'I’m at a loss to understand why we play so many games at this time of year'

Bohemians manager Keith Long is unhappy with the season’s early-season fixture pile-up.

Friday 8 March, 2019

Bohemians come from behind to earn point against Derry City

James Finnerty netted a late equaliser as Bohs remain unbeaten.

Improving Arsenal missing Solskjaer's injection of fun at Manchester United

Unai Emery’s debut season has had its good points, but it has lacked the recent euphoria at United.

'It’s not a good place. People think you’re living the dream but you’re not'

Bohs’ goalkeeper James Talbot talks to The42 about the other side to life with a big club in England, and finding happiness at home.

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