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Saturday 15 June, 2019

Meet the Irishman who became the voice of the 1994 World Cup in America

Seamus Malin talks to The42 of a remarkable life that brought him from 1950s Dublin to the biggest show on Earth.

Wednesday 12 June, 2019

'The whole idea of being a footballer for me is to play in the Premier League. It’s not to have a nice car'

Seamus Coleman talks about what it means to captain Ireland, the next generation of players and recovering from setback at Everton.

Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Uninspiring Gibraltar performance won't affect team's link with the public - Seamus Coleman

The Irish captain admitted his side weren’t patient enough on the ball in a dreary 2-0 qualifier win.

Monday 10 June, 2019

McCarthy expecting better performances against group's top teams after Gibraltar struggle

After Ireland made heavy work of seeing off the minows, the manager is expecting much more in the difficult games ahead.

How we rated the Irish players as they make hard work of seeing off Gibraltar

Robbie Brady added the gloss late on as Ireland huffed and puffed their way to a 2-0 win.

Old issues of style of play raised again ahead of must-win clash with Gibraltar

Mick McCarthy bristled slightly on Ireland’s need to play open, expansive football ahead of tonight’s game in Dublin.

Sunday 9 June, 2019

'The people of Donegal and the people of Tyrone thanked me and the lads for the result'

Seamus Coleman took a break from the Irish camp yesterday to take in the Ulster Championship semi-final between Donegal and Tyrone.

McCarthy unlikely to make wholesale changes for Gibraltar test

Ireland will stay at the top of Group D with a win at the Aviva tomorrow night.

Saturday 8 June, 2019

'They're a great bunch of lads and, with a bit of luck, we might just qualify'

Irish manager Mick McCarthy was delighted with his side’s late draw with Denmark last night.

Friday 7 June, 2019

'Same faces, different footprint' - Danish boss praises Ireland's new approach

Age Hareide struck a different tone to that which dominated the big match build-up.

Luckless Alan Judge breaks wrist in last act of Danish draw

The Ipswich attacker made the difference for Ireland in Copenhagen before injury struck.

Late Duffy header gives imperfect Ireland a vital draw in Copenhagen

The defender’s late header earned Ireland the point which their manager craved.

No surprises as Mick McCarthy names Irish team to face Denmark

Christian Eriksen starts for the Danes.

A draw will do just fine as qualifying campaign gets serious against Denmark

Mick McCarthy faces the biggest test of his second Irish reign in Copenhagen tonight.

Thursday 6 June, 2019

Data hack has no impact on ongoing investigations - FAI

The Association were subject to an external hack of their servers last week.

'I don't think any Danish player will have disrespect for any Irish player'

Kasper Schmeichel and Danish boss Age Hareide played down the rivalry between the two sides ahead of tomorrow’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

'It wouldn’t be my kind of thing' - Coleman rising above Danish jibes

Elsewhere, Mick McCarthy confirmed his emails weren’t affected in the FAI hack.

Letter from Copenhagen: Denmark confident ahead of Irish reunion as Eriksen drops a bombshell

The playmaker’s announcement yesterday is dominating the news ahead of tomorrow’s qualifier.

Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'We are a lot closer than people think' - Duffy bullish ahead of Danish reunion

The Irish defender is looking to a more positive approach in Copenhagen on Friday.

Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'It would be a shame to see him leave' - Keogh hopeful Lampard doesn't take Chelsea job

The Derby boss is being heavily linked with the soon-to-be-vacant gig at Stamford Bridge.

'I've just had Real Madrid on the phone' - Ireland's Whelan far from quitting after Aston Villa release

The veteran midfielder is as fit and hungry as ever ahead of Ireland’s qualifier with Denmark.

Doherty insists he's not frustrated as he battles with Coleman for Irish right-back berth

The Wolves right-back is remaining patient following Mick McCarthy’s admission that playing both against Gibraltar didn’t work.

Monday 3 June, 2019

Matt Doherty pledges future to Wolves after stunning Premier League season

The wing-back has reportedly been attracting interest from the Premier League’s elite.

Mick McCarthy says Ireland can be motivated by Danish jibes of the past

The Irish manager is promising a more positive approach in Friday’s crucial qualifier in Copenhagen.

Shane Long out of Irish qualifiers against Denmark and Gibraltar

The Southampton striker has suffered an injury once again.

TV Wrap - Jose and Arsene come together to star on Champions League final night

Once enemies, Mourinho and Wenger were the stars of the show as Michael Owen painted the town beige on BT Sport.

Sunday 2 June, 2019

Seán Cox sends message of congratulations to Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool after European triumph

The life-long Reds fan was discharged from hospital to watch the match with family, and joined them in a chorus of You’ll Never Walk Alone at full-time.

Speechless Kelleher soaks in 'the best feeling I've ever had' European Champion This post contains videos

Speechless Kelleher soaks in 'the best feeling I've ever had'

The 20-year-old Liverpool goalkeeper is the 12th Irishman in history to win the European Cup.

'It’s unbelievable he’s got a Champions League medal' - Irish squad hail Kelleher success

'It’s unbelievable he’s got a Champions League medal' - Irish squad hail Kelleher success

Callum Robinson watched last night’s final with Seani Maguire, and the pair belted out the Virgil van Dijk song in celebration.

'You’re more nervous singing in front of 30 people than you are playing football in front of 76,000'

Josh Cullen talks about the atmosphere in the Irish camp, returning to West Ham and impressing Mick McCarthy.

Saturday 1 June, 2019

Analysing the similarities between Klopp and Pochettino as they fight to end trophy hoodoo

Both managers share plenty of traits – but only one of them will finally deliver a major title to their club.

'The football authorities are a bunch of hypocrites...if you’re a white Irishman, nobody cares'

James McClean received vile sectarian abuse in a birthday card last month, and is furious at the lack of action.

Friday 31 May, 2019

'An adventure' - Hundreds call for change at Shane Ross' football forum

The42 report from the Mansion House, where a wide range of characters from across Irish football assembled to suggest where next for the FAI.

Uefa president told me Noel Mooney was 'absolutely' FAI's choice - Shane Ross

The Sports Minister has been highly critical of the arrival of a former FAI employee.

Government ask the FAI to reconsider controversial Noel Mooney appointment

Sports minister Shane Ross is hoping the football body reconsider the arrival of a former FAI employee on a six-month relief mission from Uefa.

Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I got a text message from Robbie Keane - 'Well that’s Redmond gone''

Mick McCarthy offers updates on the likelihood of Nathan Redmond and Patrick Bamford declaring for Ireland.

Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'Only if someone clumps him' - McCarthy doubts Champions League will affect Eriksen

Denmark’s kingpin is playing against Liverpool just six days before facing Ireland.

'When he is ready to go, he will' - Praise for Irish prospect Farrugia as UK clubs hover

Irish U21s assistant manager Keith Andrews believes UCD winger Neil Farrugia is ready to make an immediate impact in English football.

Monday 27 May, 2019

Noel Mooney role not enough to restore government funding to the FAI - Sports minister

Shane Ross has described the FAI’s temporary General Manager as ‘one of the last people on God’s earth suitable for the job.’

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