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Thursday 14 January, 2021

Ireland international James McClean suspended with immediate effect after alleged Covid-19 breach
# Punishment
# Punishment

Ireland international James McClean suspended with immediate effect after alleged Covid-19 breach

Jan 14th 2021, 11:02 PM 49,625 Views 41 Comments

Stoke City confirmed the news in a statement this evening.

Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Highly rated Dublin-born full-back returns to Championship club
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

Highly rated Dublin-born full-back returns to Championship club

Jan 12th 2021, 8:34 PM 12,393 Views 0 Comments

Peter Kioso is back at Luton, after a successful loan spell at Bolton.

Sheffield United winger joins Bohemians
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Sheffield United winger joins Bohemians

Jan 12th 2021, 6:39 PM 7,838 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Mallon has signed for Keith Long’s side.

Sunday 10 January, 2021

The story of one of Irish football's greatest servants and how he almost chose GAA
# LOI Legends
# LOI Legends

The story of one of Irish football's greatest servants and how he almost chose GAA

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 3:00 PM 32,362 Views 2 Comments

Dundalk legend Gary Rogers reflects on his distinguished career.

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'We live in a world where there are a lot of sad and angry people' - The challenges of being a female pundit
# Prejudice
# Prejudice

'We live in a world where there are a lot of sad and angry people' - The challenges of being a female pundit

Jan 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 60,505 Views 34 Comments

Irish footballer Chloe Mustaki on the Karen Carney controversy and her own experiences in punditry.

Saturday 9 January, 2021

At 38, Wes Hoolahan continues to star in League Two
# Like A Fine Wine
# Like A Fine Wine

At 38, Wes Hoolahan continues to star in League Two

Jan 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 49,159 Views 17 Comments

The former Ireland international has helped propel Cambridge into the promotion places.

Ireland U21 international scores 9th goal of the season for League One leaders
# In Form
# In Form

Ireland U21 international scores 9th goal of the season for League One leaders

Jan 9th 2021, 3:53 PM 7,043 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Scully has impressed for Lincoln City of late.

Irish midfielder set for 'possibly the biggest game in the club's 73-year history'
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Irish midfielder set for 'possibly the biggest game in the club's 73-year history'

Jan 9th 2021, 8:00 AM 34,988 Views 8 Comments

Adam McDonnell could feature for Boreham Wood in the FA Cup today.

Friday 8 January, 2021

‘Ignoring it wasn’t the answer’ – The Irish teen footballer who exposed disgraceful online abuse
# TAKING ACTION
# TAKING ACTION

‘Ignoring it wasn’t the answer’ – The Irish teen footballer who exposed disgraceful online abuse

Jan 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 6,275 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne player Jessie Stapleton on her recent tweet that went viral.

Wednesday 6 January, 2021

'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup
# Opportunity Knocks
# Opportunity Knocks

'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup

Jan 6th 2021, 3:47 PM 9,450 Views 0 Comments

Gary Rogers on his decision to become Monaghan GAA’s goalkeeper coach.

Monday 4 January, 2021

5 Irish internationals who could be on the move
# Transfer News
# Transfer News

5 Irish internationals who could be on the move

Jan 4th 2021, 5:38 PM 15,405 Views 8 Comments

After Jack Byrne sealed his APOEL deal today, we look at others who could be set for pastures new as the transfer window opens.

Friday 1 January, 2021

The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

The ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ retires after 20 years playing

Jan 1st 2021, 3:29 PM 12,717 Views 1 Comment

Veteran player Raff Cretaro has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

Connacht confirm 'a number of players' test positive for Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Connacht confirm 'a number of players' test positive for Covid-19

Jan 1st 2021, 3:21 PM 31,236 Views 19 Comments

The province say their upcoming Pro14 match away to Leinster will not need to be postponed.

The Irishman aiming to help combat football’s dementia crisis
# Initiative
# Initiative

The Irishman aiming to help combat football’s dementia crisis

Jan 1st 2021, 8:00 AM 28,322 Views 2 Comments

Former League of Ireland footballer Mark Herrick is the co-founder of Headrite Sports.

Thursday 31 December, 2020

Do you agree with our Premier League team of the season so far?
# Standing Out
# Standing Out

Do you agree with our Premier League team of the season so far?

Dec 31st 2020, 9:30 PM 44,698 Views 87 Comments

Liverpool’s Andy Robertson is among those to feature.

4 Irish players who made the move abroad in 2020 and 3 who could follow next year
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

4 Irish players who made the move abroad in 2020 and 3 who could follow next year

Dec 31st 2020, 2:30 PM 35,629 Views 13 Comments

Jamie McGrath and others who opted to try their luck further afield.

Sunday 27 December, 2020

Potter backs Ireland international Molumby amid transfer rumours
# Support
# Support

Potter backs Ireland international Molumby amid transfer rumours

Dec 27th 2020, 10:16 AM 9,220 Views 7 Comments

The 21-year-old midfielder made his international debut earlier this year and has already been capped five times in total by his country.

'He felt good about Ireland without thinking about the consequences. He was very poorly at the time'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'He felt good about Ireland without thinking about the consequences. He was very poorly at the time'

Dec 27th 2020, 10:00 AM 45,413 Views 6 Comments

Author and journalist Bob Harris discusses Bobby Robson’s career, including his ill-fated stint with Ireland.

Saturday 26 December, 2020

Ireland U21 international scores 8th goal of the season for promotion hopefuls
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

Ireland U21 international scores 8th goal of the season for promotion hopefuls

Dec 26th 2020, 8:26 PM 9,542 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Scully continued a fine campaign so far for Lincoln City.

Ex-Ireland international Wes Hoolahan still pulling the strings in League Two
# Like A Fine Wine
# Like A Fine Wine

Ex-Ireland international Wes Hoolahan still pulling the strings in League Two

Dec 26th 2020, 4:51 PM 10,320 Views 3 Comments

The Dubliner is currently playing for promotion-chasing Cambridge United.

'I thought: if I speak about my heart problems, no manager will want to sign me'
# Dilemma
# Dilemma

'I thought: if I speak about my heart problems, no manager will want to sign me'

Dec 26th 2020, 8:00 AM 30,249 Views 2 Comments

Mark O’Brien on the issues that marred his football career and the power of speaking out.

Friday 25 December, 2020

‘I had to take unpaid leave to play in the Champions League’ – The life of an Irish female footballer
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

‘I had to take unpaid leave to play in the Champions League’ – The life of an Irish female footballer

Dec 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 20,899 Views 6 Comments

Former Peamount star Ruth Comeford on the influences that shaped her career.

Wednesday 23 December, 2020

‘The problem you had is that clubs relied on the FAI for a lot of things’
# Dependence
# Dependence

‘The problem you had is that clubs relied on the FAI for a lot of things’

Dec 23rd 2020, 7:30 AM 4,754 Views 0 Comments

In part 3 of our series on the legacy of the old FAI, we chat to St Patrick’s Athletic Director of Football and former player, Ger O’Brien.

Tuesday 22 December, 2020

'We were very much on the wrong side of the Delaney ire for a number of years'
# Bad Relationship
# Bad Relationship

'We were very much on the wrong side of the Delaney ire for a number of years'

Dec 22nd 2020, 12:02 PM 37,342 Views 4 Comments

In part two of our series looking at the impact of the old FAI, we chat to Stuart Gilhooly of the PFAI.

Monday 21 December, 2020

‘Did I regret resigning? No, I couldn’t survive in that environment’ - John Delaney's predecessor
# Interview
# Interview

‘Did I regret resigning? No, I couldn’t survive in that environment’ - John Delaney's predecessor

Dec 21st 2020, 12:15 PM 37,159 Views 4 Comments

In part one of our series on the legacy of the old FAI one year on from when the extent of its financial issues were revealed, we chat to ex-General Secretary Brendan Menton.

Saturday 19 December, 2020

The Irishman aiming to fill David McGoldrick's boots
# Opportunity Knocks
# Opportunity Knocks

The Irishman aiming to fill David McGoldrick's boots

Dec 19th 2020, 10:20 AM 23,082 Views 6 Comments

James Collins is hoping he can carry his encouraging club form onto the international scene.

Friday 18 December, 2020

Player of the year so far? Worst signing? It's the Premier League of the half-season awards
# Analysis
# Analysis

Player of the year so far? Worst signing? It's the Premier League of the half-season awards

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 3:03 PM 30,030 Views 38 Comments

We assess the good and bad of this year, as the campaign approaches its halfway point.

Wednesday 16 December, 2020

As it happened: Liverpool v Tottenham, Premier League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool v Tottenham, Premier League

Dec 16th 2020, 7:58 PM 42,274 Views 15 Comments

Liverpool faced Tottenham in a top-of-the-table clash.

Saturday 12 December, 2020

As it happened: Man United v Man City, Premier League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Man United v Man City, Premier League

Dec 12th 2020, 5:21 PM 37,829 Views 7 Comments

Man United hosted Man City in an important game for both sides.

'I just can't understand: do you not get Covid because you're classed as elite?'
# Profile
# Profile

'I just can't understand: do you not get Covid because you're classed as elite?'

Dec 12th 2020, 10:00 AM 29,013 Views 31 Comments

Ex-Ireland U21 international John Lester on his frustration with life as an amateur player during the pandemic.

Friday 11 December, 2020

Ireland U21 international delighted after Championship debut
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

Ireland U21 international delighted after Championship debut

Dec 11th 2020, 10:49 PM 8,976 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a week to remember for Bournemouth’s Gavin Kilkenny.

After 21 years, Dundalk legend Gary Rogers hangs up his gloves
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

After 21 years, Dundalk legend Gary Rogers hangs up his gloves

Dec 11th 2020, 8:56 PM 8,676 Views 7 Comments

The 39-year-old goalkeeper has been a key player for the Lilywhites in recent times.

Thursday 10 December, 2020

Boost for newly promoted Drogheda, as they sign experienced Bohs striker
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Boost for newly promoted Drogheda, as they sign experienced Bohs striker

Dec 10th 2020, 10:04 PM 5,070 Views 2 Comments

Dinny Corcoran has joined Tim Clancy’s side.

'Without disrespecting the First Division, you know you're not getting looked at'
# Sharp Shooter
# Sharp Shooter

'Without disrespecting the First Division, you know you're not getting looked at'

Dec 10th 2020, 4:10 PM 7,575 Views 0 Comments

Mark Doyle is hoping to continue to impress in the top flight with Drogheda.

Jack Byrne fears ‘top, top’ Irish youngsters will be hindered by Brexit ruling
# Concern
# Concern

Jack Byrne fears ‘top, top’ Irish youngsters will be hindered by Brexit ruling

Dec 10th 2020, 7:30 AM 5,120 Views 5 Comments

The Shamock Rovers star also gave his reaction to Ireland’s World Cup draw.

The PFAI Young Player of the Year looks set for a move abroad
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

The PFAI Young Player of the Year looks set for a move abroad

Dec 10th 2020, 12:01 AM 7,278 Views 1 Comment

Hull City are among the teams being linked with a move for Ireland U21 international Danny Grant.

Wednesday 9 December, 2020

‘I'm not just looking towards England or Shamrock Rovers. There are a lot of things that I have to consider'
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

‘I'm not just looking towards England or Shamrock Rovers. There are a lot of things that I have to consider'

Dec 9th 2020, 4:31 PM 20,091 Views 10 Comments

Jack Byrne says he would be open to moving beyond Britain and Ireland if the right opportunity arises.

Shamrock Rovers trio among nominees for SWAI awards
# Recognition
# Recognition

Shamrock Rovers trio among nominees for SWAI awards

Dec 9th 2020, 10:27 AM 2,777 Views 3 Comments

Jack Byrne, Alan Mannus and Stephen Bradley have been acknowledged for their achievements.

Sunday 6 December, 2020

'My message isn't to be the best. My message is to be the best you can be'
# AIM
# AIM

'My message isn't to be the best. My message is to be the best you can be'

Dec 6th 2020, 9:00 AM 8,178 Views 2 Comments

Paul Kilgannon chats about his new book on creating the ideal environment for young Irish athletes.

Saturday 5 December, 2020

Mayo name unchanged team for All-Ireland semi-final
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Mayo name unchanged team for All-Ireland semi-final

Dec 5th 2020, 8:41 PM 6,454 Views 6 Comments

It means goalkeeper David Clarke is set to play his 55th Championship game.