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Sunday 21 February, 2021

When a Liverpool legend lined out for Shelbourne amid the '90s heyday of PL-LOI crossovers
# Unfamiliar Territory
# Unfamiliar Territory

When a Liverpool legend lined out for Shelbourne amid the '90s heyday of PL-LOI crossovers

Feb 21st 2021, 7:30 AM 9,023 Views 1 Comment

Mick Neville on how Ian Rush ended up playing for the Irish side against Brondby.

Saturday 20 February, 2021

No place for Shamrock Rovers II, Treaty United confirmed as new entry to League of Ireland
# Green Light
# Green Light

No place for Shamrock Rovers II, Treaty United confirmed as new entry to League of Ireland

Feb 20th 2021, 9:04 PM 7,711 Views 10 Comments

10 teams have been confirmed to compete in the First Division in 2021.

Friday 19 February, 2021

There's one obvious contender for Premier League Player of the Year as it stands
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

There's one obvious contender for Premier League Player of the Year as it stands

Feb 19th 2021, 4:53 PM 8,328 Views 11 Comments

Ilkay Gundogan has starred for a dominant Manchester City this season.

Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Irish defender set for spell on the sidelines after foot fracture
# Setback
# Setback

Irish defender set for spell on the sidelines after foot fracture

Feb 16th 2021, 11:38 PM 6,179 Views 0 Comments

Nathan Collins had been enjoying an impressive season at Stoke.

Saturday 13 February, 2021

17 years ago, he was the first Nigerian to represent Ireland and wanted by Man City. Now, he has a new purpose
# Trailblazer
# Trailblazer

17 years ago, he was the first Nigerian to represent Ireland and wanted by Man City. Now, he has a new purpose

Feb 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 65,979 Views 15 Comments

Emeka Onwubiko on his past and future in football.

Friday 12 February, 2021

What is going on with Gareth Bale at Tottenham?
# Problems
# Problems

What is going on with Gareth Bale at Tottenham?

Feb 12th 2021, 5:17 PM 46,560 Views 31 Comments

The Wales star looks a shadow of his former self at present.

Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Highly rated Ireland underage international leaves Man City for Derry on loan
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Highly rated Ireland underage international leaves Man City for Derry on loan

Feb 10th 2021, 2:43 PM 6,702 Views 4 Comments

Joe Hodge is set to feature in the League of Ireland this season.

Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Pádraig Harrington withdraws from Pebble Beach Pro-Am after testing positive for Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Pádraig Harrington withdraws from Pebble Beach Pro-Am after testing positive for Covid-19

Feb 9th 2021, 6:33 PM 4,769 Views 1 Comment

A statement on the 49-year-old Irish golfer from the PGA Tour confirmed the news.

Sunday 7 February, 2021

'Tottenham could have a very good player on their hands' - Praise for Troy Parrott
# High Hopes
# High Hopes

'Tottenham could have a very good player on their hands' - Praise for Troy Parrott

Feb 7th 2021, 11:01 PM 21,310 Views 7 Comments

Ipswich boss Paul Lambert has been impressed by the Irish youngster.

As it happened: Liverpool v Man City, Premier League
Live Feb 7th 2021, 4:28 PM

As it happened: Liverpool v Man City, Premier League

Friday 5 February, 2021

Dissecting 5 theories on what's gone wrong at Liverpool
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Dissecting 5 theories on what's gone wrong at Liverpool

Feb 5th 2021, 9:36 PM 36,091 Views 66 Comments

The Reds have endured an underwhelming season so far.

Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse
# TAKING ACTION
# TAKING ACTION

Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:08 PM 48,593 Views 24 Comments

It is the latest in a series of similar controversies in football.

31 of the most notable overseas moves involving Irish players in the January transfer window
# Transfer News
# Transfer News

31 of the most notable overseas moves involving Irish players in the January transfer window

Feb 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 8,782 Views 2 Comments

Jack Byrne and others who opted for pastures new.

Sunday 31 January, 2021

The challenges of being an Irish footballer and a teacher during the pandemic
# Interview
# Interview

The challenges of being an Irish footballer and a teacher during the pandemic

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 12:00 PM 15,931 Views 6 Comments

Ireland international Nicola Sinnott balances elite sport with teaching in Enniscorthy.

Saturday 30 January, 2021

Irish midfielder hails famous Celtic win
# Jubilant
# Jubilant

Irish midfielder hails famous Celtic win

Jan 30th 2021, 9:34 PM 9,809 Views 3 Comments

Former Dundalk star Jamie McGrath has been a key part of St Mirren’s excellent season.

As it happened: Arsenal v Man United, Premier League
Live Jan 30th 2021, 5:35 PM

As it happened: Arsenal v Man United, Premier League

Another blow for luckless Ireland midfielder James McCarthy
# Setback
# Setback

Another blow for luckless Ireland midfielder James McCarthy

Jan 30th 2021, 5:04 PM 7,426 Views 2 Comments

The 30-year-old had to go off injured in Crystal Palace’s win.

Quitting the Irish team at 27 to set up a business and the 'obsession' required to be an elite footballer
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Quitting the Irish team at 27 to set up a business and the 'obsession' required to be an elite footballer

Jan 30th 2021, 6:45 AM 5,060 Views 0 Comments

Former Ireland star Marie Curtin reflects on her distinguished career.

Friday 29 January, 2021

Has Chelsea's harsh approach to managers helped make them England's most successful club since 2003?
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Has Chelsea's harsh approach to managers helped make them England's most successful club since 2003?

Jan 29th 2021, 2:36 PM 6,419 Views 15 Comments

No Premier League team has won as many trophies as the Blues since the Roman Abramovich era began.

'We are certainly not going to rush him' - Ireland make approach for highly rated La Liga teenager
# In Demand
# In Demand

'We are certainly not going to rush him' - Ireland make approach for highly rated La Liga teenager

Updated Jan 29th 2021, 7:56 AM 48,111 Views 38 Comments

John Joe Patrick Finn has also had interest from England and Spain.

Thursday 28 January, 2021

'It certainly didn't affect him' - Support for Ireland U21 striker after recent racist abuse
# Controversy
# Controversy

'It certainly didn't affect him' - Support for Ireland U21 striker after recent racist abuse

Jan 28th 2021, 7:48 PM 5,616 Views 1 Comment

Jim Crawford praised Jonathan Afolabi for the way he handled the recent vile comments aimed at him.

'He's going to be a top, top player' - Praise for Arsenal-linked Irish defender
# Potential
# Potential

'He's going to be a top, top player' - Praise for Arsenal-linked Irish defender

Jan 28th 2021, 6:52 PM 31,499 Views 5 Comments

Ireland U21 boss Jim Crawford believes Nathan Collins has all the attributes required to succeed in the game.

Saturday 23 January, 2021

The Irishman aiming to topple Manchester City
# Profile
# Profile

The Irishman aiming to topple Manchester City

Updated Jan 23rd 2021, 12:55 PM 31,502 Views 2 Comments

Sean Long is preparing for his side’s game at home to Pep Guardiola’s men later today.

Thursday 21 January, 2021

'It was the most special day of my career and I spent it with Jerry Kiernan'
# Memories
# Memories

'It was the most special day of my career and I spent it with Jerry Kiernan'

Jan 21st 2021, 6:48 PM 29,145 Views 13 Comments

Sport Ireland CEO and former athlete John Treacy pays tribute to his late friend.

The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland
# Pioneer
# Pioneer

The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland

Jan 21st 2021, 7:15 AM 8,842 Views 2 Comments

Elsa Desmond is the first woman to represent the country internationally in luge.

Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Inter Milan front-runners to sign highly rated Irish underage international
# Transfer News
# Transfer News

Inter Milan front-runners to sign highly rated Irish underage international

Jan 20th 2021, 12:41 PM 29,390 Views 14 Comments

Kevin Zefi has already made his senior debut with Shamrock Rovers II.

Monday 18 January, 2021

Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines
# Setback
# Setback

Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines

Jan 18th 2021, 3:22 PM 21,670 Views 4 Comments

Ralph Hasenhuttl confirmed that Will Smallbone has suffered an ACL injury.

Ireland international Richard Keogh looks set for a return to the Championship
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Ireland international Richard Keogh looks set for a return to the Championship

Jan 18th 2021, 1:52 PM 11,853 Views 1 Comment

Huddersfield Town have had a bid accepted for the experienced defender.

Sunday 17 January, 2021

Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack

Jan 17th 2021, 9:30 PM 42,551 Views 3 Comments

Ex-Shamrock Rovers player Peter Eccles is the latest to feature in our League of Ireland Legends series.

As it happened: Liverpool v Man United, Premier League
Live Jan 17th 2021, 4:35 PM

As it happened: Liverpool v Man United, Premier League

Saturday 16 January, 2021

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet
# Resilience
# Resilience

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet

Updated Jan 16th 2021, 7:50 PM 42,768 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Scully has enjoyed a new lease of life since joining Lincoln from West Ham.

Friday 15 January, 2021

Stoke chief 'very disappointed' after James McClean's alleged Covid-19 breach
# Controversy
# Controversy

Stoke chief 'very disappointed' after James McClean's alleged Covid-19 breach

Jan 15th 2021, 9:57 PM 4,380 Views 4 Comments

Tony Scholes also emphasised footballers’ ‘duty to act responsibly’ during the pandemic.

Are Man United now genuine title contenders?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Are Man United now genuine title contenders?

Jan 15th 2021, 8:02 PM 30,908 Views 75 Comments

After hitting a lowpoint against Tottenham, the Red Devils have improved vastly since then.

Former Ireland international reunites with Nigel Clough in League Two
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Former Ireland international reunites with Nigel Clough in League Two

Jan 15th 2021, 7:12 PM 8,323 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Quinn has joined Mansfield Town on loan from Burton Albion.

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 49,640 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 12,430 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 7,856 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 32,413 Views 2 Comments

Dundalk legend Gary Rogers reflects on his distinguished career.

'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 60,728 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 49,204 Views 17 Comments

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