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Friday 1 January, 2021

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 28,378 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 44,835 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 35,767 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 9,228 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 45,492 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 9,558 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 10,330 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 30,301 Views 3 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 20,952 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 4,777 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 37,379 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 37,311 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 23,106 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 30,062 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 42,287 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 37,850 Views 9 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 29,070 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 8,988 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 8,693 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 5,080 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 7,622 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 5,131 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 7,286 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 20,095 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 2,781 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 8,344 Views 3 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 6,465 Views 6 Comments

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

Friday 4 December, 2020

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test
# Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Dec 4th 2020, 6:41 PM 31,744 Views 4 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention during the last few days?

Will Liverpool's 22-year-old from Cork continue incredible journey with Premier League debut?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Will Liverpool's 22-year-old from Cork continue incredible journey with Premier League debut?

Dec 4th 2020, 2:46 PM 6,589 Views 7 Comments

Caoimhín Kelleher made his Champions League bow during the week.

Thursday 3 December, 2020

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

As it happened: Molde v Dundalk, Europa League

Dec 3rd 2020, 8:02 PM 29,789 Views 6 Comments

Molde faced Dundalk as the Lilywhites took part in their penultimate Europa League game this season.

Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Ireland U21 and Liverpool goalkeeper handed Champions League debut
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Ireland U21 and Liverpool goalkeeper handed Champions League debut

Dec 1st 2020, 6:57 PM 32,755 Views 34 Comments

Regular number one Alisson misses out as a precaution due to a tight leg muscle, paving the way for Caoimhín Kelleher to make a surprise start.

Ireland's first LGBT+ inclusive club celebrates turning 15
# Going Strong
# Going Strong

Ireland's first LGBT+ inclusive club celebrates turning 15

Dec 1st 2020, 6:45 AM 5,547 Views 2 Comments

The Dublin Devils have enjoyed good growth since starting out as a casual kickabout.

Sunday 29 November, 2020

'Everything he does is an inspiration to step forward and try to get to where he's gone'
# Family Matters
# Family Matters

'Everything he does is an inspiration to step forward and try to get to where he's gone'

Nov 29th 2020, 6:30 AM 4,938 Views 0 Comments

Ronan Manning on admiration for his brother Ryan and preparing for today’s FAI Cup semi-final.

Saturday 28 November, 2020

'It was this huge release last year. I’d be driving down the road and I’d start crying'
# Recovery
# Recovery

'It was this huge release last year. I’d be driving down the road and I’d start crying'

Nov 28th 2020, 10:23 PM 27,827 Views 4 Comments

Former Ireland international Ciara McCormack reflects on a remarkable career.

'No alternative' as Basketball Ireland cancel entire league season
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

'No alternative' as Basketball Ireland cancel entire league season

Nov 28th 2020, 3:04 PM 5,652 Views 1 Comment

However, no decision has been made over the 2020/21 Men’s National Cup.

Friday 27 November, 2020

Connacht-Ospreys match postponed after positive Covid-19 case
# Change Of Plan
# Change Of Plan

Connacht-Ospreys match postponed after positive Covid-19 case

Nov 27th 2020, 4:32 PM 5,362 Views 6 Comments

The decision was made after one of Welsh side’s players tested positive.

Ireland fall 6 places in latest Fifa rankings, as World Cup seeding blow confirmed
# Off Form
# Off Form

Ireland fall 6 places in latest Fifa rankings, as World Cup seeding blow confirmed

Nov 27th 2020, 3:33 PM 6,126 Views 6 Comments

As expected, Stephen Kenny’s side have been placed in Pot 3.

The two teams most likely to topple Liverpool face off
# Title Race
# Title Race

The two teams most likely to topple Liverpool face off

Nov 27th 2020, 1:11 PM 6,269 Views 3 Comments

Tottenham and Chelsea will be aiming to outline their title credentials on Sunday.

Thursday 26 November, 2020

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

As it happened: Dundalk v Rapid Vienna, Europa League

Nov 26th 2020, 8:00 PM 29,929 Views 12 Comments

Dundalk faced Rapid Vienna, as their search for a first win in the group stages continued.

Saturday 21 November, 2020

280 days later, Irish defender makes Premier League return
# Recovery
# Recovery

280 days later, Irish defender makes Premier League return

Nov 21st 2020, 7:03 PM 13,536 Views 1 Comment

Ciaran Clark had a long spell out injured, but is back fit again.