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Tuesday 30 April, 2019

John Treacy defends FAI presence on crucial reform group

The five-person group will recommend changes to how the football body is run, before the current FAI Board steps down.

'I think they’re streets ahead of everybody' - Owen Mulligan backing Tyrone for Ulster championship

The retired Red Hand forward also has firm views on the style of play his former team should employ.

'We need Cork to be the Cork of old...and that's a Kerryman saying that'

Aidan O’Mahony believes Kerry need to be properly tested in the Munster Championship this year.

Monday 29 April, 2019

TV Wrap: Keane shows Neville how to do it in compelling Sky Sports appearance

While Neville is a much better analyst, Keane proved more adept at talking about Manchester United.

Sunday 28 April, 2019

McCarthy says he is 'keeping an eye' on Dundalk's Hoban as he hails Shane Long's form

Robbie Keane was at Oriel Park on Friday night to watch the Lilywhites record goalscorer in action.

As it happened: Manchester United v Chelsea, Premier League

United’s top four challenge is in all kinds of trouble after a dreary draw at Old Trafford.

Friday 26 April, 2019

Governance group set up to reform crisis-hit FAI ahead of crunch AGM

Sport Ireland and the football body have set-up a five-person group, the majority of whom are independent.

Uefa hit FAI with €10,000 fine over tennis ball protest

The European governing body’s Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body were watching events at Lansdowne Road last month.

Man United's obsession with their own past only leaving them further behind their rivals

In the absence of any forward-thinking, the club have fallen in love with their own myth.

Thursday 25 April, 2019

'The ones that hounded me out...I hope they enjoy watching the sexy football in League One'

Mick McCarthy had a message for his critics after Ipswich were relegated a year after his exit.

Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Antrim's Allen finds Crucible fightback fall short while Trump recovers to seal thrilling win

There was further first round drama at the World Snooker Championships today.

Roy Keane slams 'bluffers' in Manchester United squad

Speaking on Sky, the United legend tore strips off Paul Pogba, adding that the United players ‘threw their hair gel’ at each other after the Everton defeat.

McCarthy impressed by Bohs' starlet while Bamford chase stalls

The Irish boss called last night’s Dublin Derby atmosphere the ‘best I’ve seen at a game here.’

'I don’t get RTÉ back in Bromley' - McCarthy not worried by Delaney/FAI saga

The Irish manager is adamant that the weeks-long controversy in Irish football has no effect on him and his squad.

'It’s a great advertisement for the League and it’s ruined as he’s not big enough for the game'

Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley was furious with the referee as his side played more than half of last night’s defeat to Bohemians with nine men.

Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Corcoran the goalscorer as 9-man Rovers lose yet another derby to Bohs

Trevor Clarke and Lee Grace were both sent-off in the first half of a rollicking clash at Tallaght.

TV Wrap: BT Sport make a holy show of themselves with Billy Vunipola comments

Meanwhile, Paul Merson serves up the best bit of telly all week.

Friday 19 April, 2019

Does City's Champions League exit hand them a further Premier League advantage?

Pep Guardiola’s cloud may carry with it a silver lining.

Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Player ratings: How did Man City and Tottenham fare?

Well, try and grade the performances after that…

As it happened: Porto v Liverpool, Champions League

Follow our rolling coverage as Jurgen Klopp’s side aim for a European semi-final for the second-straight season.

St Pat's write to FAI over Uefa licensing

It is understood the matter relates to European qualification.

Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'The beginning of the end for the old FAI'- Dramatic day sends crisis-hit Association into endgame

The drama unfolded before today’s Oireachtas Committee meeting, and from there a very bad day got worse for the FAI.

Uefa silent on John Delaney's role as he steps aside from the FAI

He needs an active role at Abbottstown to run for re-election to the Executive Committee of the European football governing body.

Monday 15 April, 2019

FAI say they had 'utilised all funding' at time of €100k loan in response to unanswered questions

The Association have not responded to all of the outstanding issues, however.

John Delaney offers to step aside from the FAI while an independent investigation takes place

Michael Cody and Eddie Murray have also left the FAI Board.

FAI subject to 'substantial' enquiries from Office for Director of Corporate Enforcement

Sport Ireland are also refusing to rule out a wide-scale, independent audit of the beleaguered football body.

TV Wrap: More Kerry jerseys at the Masters while Tiger doesn't cry and Healy-Rae moans

Woods was subjected to a bizarre Butler Cabin interview after his remarkable triumph, while the FAI story became about one man.

Saturday 13 April, 2019

John Delaney set to leave the FAI Exclusive

Another two Board members may leave along with the Executive Vice-President.

'The Day of the White Noise' - Risible silence causes most damaging week in FAI history

Sponsors are asking questions, domestic players are in open revolt, fans are protesting and even the Taoiseach is unimpressed with the FAI.

Friday 12 April, 2019

Anger among TDs as FAI fail to follow through with answers to Oireachtas questions

Jonathan O’Brien says the FAI’s failure to respond to him by their agreed deadline ‘shows the level of contempt they have for the Committee and the Oireachtas members.’

This may be the best title race the Premier League has seen - but is it a worrying sign?

In a repeat of the definitive weekend of the 2014 title race, Liverpool host Chelsea the same day as Man City travel to Crystal Palace.

Thursday 11 April, 2019

Top sponsors heap further pressure on embattled FAI

Three and New Balance have called on the FAI to adopt the recommendations of ongoing external reviews.

'Something is rotten in the state of the FAI' - Players' body slam Association in remarkable statement

PFAI Chairman and Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers has called the FAI’s Oireachtas hearing a ‘new low point for Irish football.’

Ruth Coppinger calls on FAI Board to step down in wake of Oireachtas Committee frustration

She referred to John Delaney’s decision not to engage with all questioning as turning the meeting into ‘Hamlet without the Prince.’

Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Comfort breaks, a Healy-Rae and Brexit? John Delaney's 'long' day at Leinster House

Ruth Coppinger said that Delaney’s refusal to fully engage with all questions, citing legal advice, turned today’s hearing into “Hamlet without the prince.”

John Delaney under pressure like never before as he faces Oireachtas Committee

There will be an intense focus on the former CEO as the Association head for Kildare Street today.

Ireland guaranteed inclusion of boxing in 2020 Tokyo Olympics by IOC

There had been considerable doubt cast over the sport’s involvement.

Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Irish women's national team fall to narrow friendly defeat against Italy

Colin Bell’s side took the lead but ultimately fell to a 2-1 loss.

How did you rate the performances in Spurs' Champions League win over Manchester City?

Son scored the only goal as the first leg went Tottenham’s way.

How did you rate the Liverpool and Porto players in tonight's Champions League clash?

The Reds strolled to a 2-0 first-leg win at Anfield.