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Thursday 12 November, 2020

The Irish teenager preparing for one of the biggest games of his career
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

The Irish teenager preparing for one of the biggest games of his career

Nov 12th 2020, 11:00 PM 10,632 Views 0 Comments

Nathan Collins is set to feature in a crucial qualifier against Iceland on Sunday.

'It's never nice to lose 3-0 and have the ball knocked around you a little bit'
# Frustration
# Frustration

'It's never nice to lose 3-0 and have the ball knocked around you a little bit'

Nov 12th 2020, 10:45 PM 9,522 Views 10 Comments

Matt Doherty expressed his disappointment after Ireland were well beaten tonight.

As it happened: England v Ireland, International friendly
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: England v Ireland, International friendly

Nov 12th 2020, 8:24 PM 76,002 Views 101 Comments

Ireland faced England, as Stephen Kenny looked to pick up his first win as the national team boss.

Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Tommy O’Brien among the latest injury problems for Leinster
# Setback
# Setback

Tommy O’Brien among the latest injury problems for Leinster

Nov 11th 2020, 2:41 PM 10,305 Views 9 Comments

However, there is better news for Harry Byrne and Rory O’Loughlin.

Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Daryl Horgan is trying to stop 'beating myself up'
# Confidence
# Confidence

Daryl Horgan is trying to stop 'beating myself up'

Nov 10th 2020, 11:00 PM 7,335 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland winger was recently recalled to the squad by Stephen Kenny.

'He should never have been in that position in the first place'
# Eligibility
# Eligibility

'He should never have been in that position in the first place'

Nov 10th 2020, 1:00 PM 19,748 Views 22 Comments

Daryl Horgan believes the rules that allowed Declan Rice to switch international allegiance are too lax.

Monday 9 November, 2020

'As an Irish kid, you don't grow up thinking: I'd love to play at Wembley'
# ANOTHER GAME
# ANOTHER GAME

'As an Irish kid, you don't grow up thinking: I'd love to play at Wembley'

Nov 9th 2020, 11:00 PM 12,894 Views 9 Comments

Aaron Connolly has played down the hype surrounding Ireland’s upcoming fixture with England.

'How was I meant to know where someone who tested positive was sat?' - Aaron Connolly on plane drama
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'How was I meant to know where someone who tested positive was sat?' - Aaron Connolly on plane drama

Nov 9th 2020, 5:23 PM 39,842 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland star missed last month’s crucial play-off against Slovakia in frustrating fashion.

Sunday 8 November, 2020

Cyrus Christie replaces Enda Stevens in Ireland squad
# Change
# Change

Cyrus Christie replaces Enda Stevens in Ireland squad

Nov 8th 2020, 10:19 PM 6,535 Views 5 Comments

The Sheffield United star has been forced to pull out through injury.

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

As it happened: Man City v Liverpool, Premier League

Nov 8th 2020, 3:27 PM 39,308 Views 9 Comments

Man City faced Liverpool in a game that could have a big influence on this season’s title race.

Saturday 7 November, 2020

Working the 11pm-to-7am shift while winning promotion
# Profile
# Profile

Working the 11pm-to-7am shift while winning promotion

Nov 7th 2020, 7:15 AM 11,690 Views 1 Comment

Tim Clancy reflects on a memorable season that saw Drogheda crowned First Division champions.

Friday 6 November, 2020

'He's a fantastic individual with real talent, real potential'
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

'He's a fantastic individual with real talent, real potential'

Nov 6th 2020, 3:32 PM 9,888 Views 0 Comments

Ireland U21s boss Jim Crawford has heaped praise on Jason Knight after his recent stint in the senior set-up.

'We're not going to put anybody at risk' - Jim Crawford responds to Millwall boss's Troy Parrott comments
# Protection
# Protection

'We're not going to put anybody at risk' - Jim Crawford responds to Millwall boss's Troy Parrott comments

Nov 6th 2020, 2:33 PM 8,042 Views 0 Comments

Gary Rowett had previously suggested he was less than pleased with the youngster going away on international duty.

Thursday 5 November, 2020

Bittersweet night for Dundalk star as he equals Glen Crowe's European record
# Landmark
# Landmark

Bittersweet night for Dundalk star as he equals Glen Crowe's European record

Nov 5th 2020, 11:33 PM 5,043 Views 0 Comments

David McMilllan’s brace against Rapid Vienna means he now has 11 in total.

'I don't rotate because I am crazy' - Filippo Giovagnoli defends goalkeeper decision
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I don't rotate because I am crazy' - Filippo Giovagnoli defends goalkeeper decision

Nov 5th 2020, 10:00 PM 7,320 Views 0 Comments

The Dundalk boss replaced Gary Rogers with Aaron McCarey ahead of this evening’s game.

As it happened: Rapid Vienna v Dundalk, Europa League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Rapid Vienna v Dundalk, Europa League

Nov 5th 2020, 6:51 PM 48,732 Views 9 Comments

Dundalk faced Rapid Vienna, as the Irish side attempted to get their first points on the board in the Europa League group stages.

Sunday 1 November, 2020

Lining out in the San Siro aged 20, playing with two legendary Irish sides and moving to Australia
# LOI Legends
# LOI Legends

Lining out in the San Siro aged 20, playing with two legendary Irish sides and moving to Australia

Nov 1st 2020, 9:30 PM 40,734 Views 8 Comments

Former Athlone, Shamrock Rovers and Derry City player Noel Larkin reflects on his career in football.

Saturday 31 October, 2020

7 changes in Munster team to face Dragons
# New Look
# New Look

7 changes in Munster team to face Dragons

Oct 31st 2020, 12:39 PM 14,816 Views 8 Comments

Academy prop Josh Wycherley makes his first start for the province.

Cabinteely express disappointment after being controversially denied a play-off spot
# Statement
# Statement

Cabinteely express disappointment after being controversially denied a play-off spot

Oct 31st 2020, 12:07 PM 8,014 Views 6 Comments

Originally, the club’s 0-0 draw with Wexford had been awarded as a 3-0 win to the Dublin side.

Friday 30 October, 2020

Can Tottenham's world-class duo inspire an unlikely title challenge?
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Can Tottenham's world-class duo inspire an unlikely title challenge?

Oct 30th 2020, 2:04 PM 5,805 Views 4 Comments

Harry Kane and Son Heung-min in particular have caught the eye since the season began.

Thursday 29 October, 2020

Filippo Giovagnoli praises Dundalk on a night they made Europa League history
# Discipline
# Discipline

Filippo Giovagnoli praises Dundalk on a night they made Europa League history

Oct 29th 2020, 11:29 PM 8,420 Views 1 Comment

The Lilywhites became the first team not to concede a foul over the 90 minutes since the competition began.

As it happened: Arsenal v Dundalk, Europa League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Arsenal v Dundalk, Europa League

Oct 29th 2020, 7:59 PM 60,436 Views 16 Comments

Arsenal hosted Dundalk, as the Irish side prepared for their biggest game in recent memory.

Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Setback for Ireland's Euro qualification hopes as Ukraine beat Greece
# Blow
# Blow

Setback for Ireland's Euro qualification hopes as Ukraine beat Greece

Oct 27th 2020, 5:45 PM 6,182 Views 2 Comments

It looks like Vera Pauw’s side will need to beat Germany in their final game to progress any further.

Sunday 18 October, 2020

What is being done to stop another George Gibney in Irish sport?
# Risk
# Risk

What is being done to stop another George Gibney in Irish sport?

Oct 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 33,878 Views 6 Comments

Dr Una May of Sport Ireland and Swim Ireland’s Kate Hills on child protection in Irish sport.

Friday 9 October, 2020

The Irish underage star embarking on a new adventure in Switzerland
# Challenge
# Challenge

The Irish underage star embarking on a new adventure in Switzerland

Oct 9th 2020, 9:00 AM 11,305 Views 2 Comments

New Grasshopper loan signing Connor Ronan is hoping to help Jim Crawford’s side overcome Italy.

Ireland's best performance since Euro 2016 deserved more
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

Ireland's best performance since Euro 2016 deserved more

Oct 9th 2020, 6:30 AM 10,572 Views 25 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s men were a penalty shootout away from the play-off final.

Thursday 8 October, 2020

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Slovakia
# Opinion
# Opinion

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Slovakia

Oct 8th 2020, 11:16 PM 23,333 Views 22 Comments

It was a heartbreaking night as the Irish side were beaten on penalties.

As it happened: Slovakia v Ireland, Euros play-off
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Slovakia v Ireland, Euros play-off

Oct 8th 2020, 8:33 PM 128,380 Views 84 Comments

Ireland faced Slovakia, for a chance to play Bosnia or Northern Ireland in the final.

'I don't see why we would change our philosophy when we're top of the group'
# Consistency
# Consistency

'I don't see why we would change our philosophy when we're top of the group'

Oct 8th 2020, 5:49 PM 8,125 Views 1 Comment

Darragh Leahy has played down talk of change within the Irish U21 set-up.

Ireland's quiet man set for the biggest night of his footballing life
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Ireland's quiet man set for the biggest night of his footballing life

Updated Oct 8th 2020, 5:06 PM 28,136 Views 16 Comments

In just his third match in charge, Stephen Kenny will lead Ireland in a crucial Euros play-off against Slovakia.

Playing Spain in Ireland's first-ever play-off, the '6 in a row' team and facing Germany's greatest striker
# Legend
# Legend

Playing Spain in Ireland's first-ever play-off, the '6 in a row' team and facing Germany's greatest striker

Oct 8th 2020, 8:30 AM 25,728 Views 4 Comments

55 years ago, Frank O’Neill was part of the Irish team that fell narrowly short of reaching the 1966 World Cup.

'It’s up to me to find a way to bring out my best game when I put on the Ireland jersey'
# AIM
# AIM

'It’s up to me to find a way to bring out my best game when I put on the Ireland jersey'

Oct 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 6,364 Views 2 Comments

Matt Doherty admits fans have yet to see the best of him in an Ireland jersey.

Wednesday 7 October, 2020

The view from Slovakia: 'They know Matt Doherty, Shane Long... They know that it's a strong team'
# Alternative Opinion
# Alternative Opinion

The view from Slovakia: 'They know Matt Doherty, Shane Long... They know that it's a strong team'

Oct 7th 2020, 8:22 PM 11,693 Views 2 Comments

Miroslav Antol, a journalist with Daily Sport, gives the lowdown on Ireland’s upcoming opponents.

'The last 3 or 4 years have gone almost perfect for me'
# Main Man
# Main Man

'The last 3 or 4 years have gone almost perfect for me'

Oct 7th 2020, 4:05 PM 22,693 Views 6 Comments

Matt Doherty reflects on a whirlwind few weeks as he prepares to face Slovakia tomorrow night.

Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Do you agree with our Ireland XI to play Slovakia?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our Ireland XI to play Slovakia?

Oct 6th 2020, 4:00 PM 39,667 Views 25 Comments

Stephen Kenny has a number of big calls to make for Thursday’s Euros play-off.

FAI backroom team member tests positive for Covid-19
# Concern
# Concern

FAI backroom team member tests positive for Covid-19

Oct 6th 2020, 3:00 PM 15,343 Views 6 Comments

The news comes with the team preparing for a crucial Euros play-off away to Slovakia on Thursday.

Former Cork City defender added to Ireland U21 squad
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Former Cork City defender added to Ireland U21 squad

Oct 6th 2020, 12:43 PM 7,507 Views 1 Comment

Conor McCarthy has linked up with Jim Crawford’s panel.

Monday 5 October, 2020

Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move

Oct 5th 2020, 7:12 PM 6,232 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old has joined Jagiellonia Bialystok for an undisclosed fee.

Sunday 4 October, 2020

From the flats in Dublin city to Arsenal FC: 'It 100% kept me away from drugs, jail and heartache'
# Rise
# Rise

From the flats in Dublin city to Arsenal FC: 'It 100% kept me away from drugs, jail and heartache'

Oct 4th 2020, 10:00 AM 60,057 Views 8 Comments

Former Ireland international Susan Heapes on overcoming the challenges of her upbringing to become a footballer.

Saturday 3 October, 2020

Ancelotti suggests Coleman has 'small injury' after Ireland international withdrawn against Brighton
# Setback
# Setback

Ancelotti suggests Coleman has 'small injury' after Ireland international withdrawn against Brighton

Updated Oct 3rd 2020, 9:30 PM 16,102 Views 6 Comments

The defender might still be fit in time for Ireland’s crucial Euros play-off semi-final against Slovakia on Thursday.