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Thursday 13 February, 2020

How well do you know your League of Ireland history?

Ahead of the new season, we look back at previous years.

Tuesday 11 February, 2020

38-year-old ‘Tubbercurry Tornado’ returns for his 20th League of Ireland season

Raf Cretaro has put retirement on hold, after penning a deal that will keep him at Finn Harps for the 2020 season.

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?

We chat to a number of Irish football’s representatives about what the future might hold.

President's Cup final unlikely to be rescheduled this season

Sunday’s curtain-raiser between Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers was postponed.

Racing cancelled at Punchestown after heavy snowfall

It is the latest sporting event to be cancelled in the past few days.

'There’s two or three times I’ve selected him and he’s not come'

The Ireland boss was unwilling to give any promises as to whether James McCarthy would feature as part of the Slovakia trip.

Monday 10 February, 2020

'Don't think that because they're doing well in the Championship, they're going to come in and play against Slovakia'

Mick McCarthy is likely to stick with ‘tried and tested’ players for the vital play-off clash.

McCarthy frustrated by Parrott's failure to secure loan move

The Ireland boss suggested the Tottenham teenager is unlikely to feature in the upcoming Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia.

Sunday 9 February, 2020

Ronan Finn wants Shamrock Rovers to take inspiration from Liverpool as they plan title challenge

The Hoops are widely regarded as the main rivals for Dundalk this season.

Friday 7 February, 2020

2 weeks before the season starts, the League of Ireland's First Division remains mired in uncertainty

Two fixture lists have been released with question marks over the participation of Limerick and Shamrock Rovers II.

'I’m driven by fear. I worked in the private sector for many, many years'

Vinny Perth says neither he nor his Dundalk team can afford to rest on their laurels despite a successful year last season.

Who will lose out in the Premier League's 6-team relegation battle?

West Ham, Norwich and Watford are some of the clubs fearing the drop.

Irish teenager Troy Parrott commits future to Tottenham Hotspur

The 18-year-old attacker has signed a deal which ties him to the Premier League club until 2023.

Thursday 6 February, 2020

'Trust me, if Shane says he will be okay, then he will be okay' - McCarthy

The Ireland boss has allayed concerns over the Brighton defender’s fitness ahead of next month’s vital Slovakia clash.

'He is 19 years old... We have to be reasonable' - Favre

Teenage striker Erling Haaland has taken German football by storm.

Niall Quinn wants Irish football representatives making 'regular trips' to the Dáil

The former Ireland striker, along with his new colleagues at the FAI, have been tasked with reinvigorating the game in this country.

Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Niall Quinn defends FAI's €30 million rescue package after Basketball Ireland criticism

The former Ireland striker has recently taken over as the association’s Interim Deputy CEO.

'It's still very sore for everyone down here. It wouldn't have happened to a Dublin club'

Waterford owner Lee Power on the side’s Europe League controversy, his show of support for John Delaney and thoughts of pulling the financial plug.

Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Brilliant free kick from ex-Ireland U21 international not enough, as Newcastle break Oxford hearts Impact This post contains videos

Brilliant free kick from ex-Ireland U21 international not enough, as Newcastle break Oxford hearts

Liam Kelly caught the eye while Wayne Rooney helped set up a reunion with former club Man United, as Derby beat Northampton.

Lionel Messi tells former team-mate to 'name names' after Barcelona dressing room criticism

The Argentine superstar is not happy with sporting director Eric Abidal.

Man United star James urges more people to open up on mental health issues Speaking Out This post contains videos

Man United star James urges more people to open up on mental health issues

The Welsh attacker has battled issues of his own and is using his experiences to help others in similar situations.

Former Arsenal striker exiled by Parma after training absences

The Serie A club said Gervinho would train on his own until further notice.

Monday 3 February, 2020

Scottish League Cup winner joins Dundalk on loan

Cammy Smith has plenty of experience playing first-team football in Scotland,

'He’s exactly the type of player that we wanted' - Bilic praises Irish international's impact

Callum Robinson enjoyed an eye-catching debut for West Brom.

Sunday 2 February, 2020

'Up until recently, there were a lot of football stadiums that didn't even have female toilets'

Paul Fennessy speaks to Orlaith Duffy of ‘On the Ball,’ a campaign for free period products in sports grounds.

Saturday 1 February, 2020

Ireland internationals Hogan and Robinson make impressive debuts

Elsewhere, Eoin Doyle recommenced his prolific run with Swindon.

As it happened: Liverpool v Southampton, Premier League

Liverpool faced Southampton, as they sought to maintain their unbeaten run.

Irish youngster Troy Parrott denied loan exit from Tottenham due to Uefa rule - reports

The 17-year-old Dubliner had been linked with short-term switches to QPR, Burnley, Charlton and Alan Pardew’s ADO Den Haag.

Former Ireland international leaves Aberdeen

Stephen Gleeson’s contract with the Scottish club was cancelled by mutual consent.

'I was a chronic, homeless, alcoholic - I'd be turning up at the races drunk'

Former jockey John Gillen on his life before and after his descent into alcoholism.

Thursday 30 January, 2020

Marcos Rojo seals Man United exit

The Argentina international defender is joining Estudiantes on a short-term deal.

Ireland international O'Kane leaves Leeds

The midfielder has signed an 18-month deal with Luton Town.

Canada star makes international football history

Christine Sinclair has overtaken USA legend Abby Wambach on the all-time scoring list.

Wolves pay big money for highly rated Portuguese winger

Daniel Podence has joined the club from Olympiakos for a reported €20 million fee.

Wednesday 29 January, 2020

As it happened: Man City v Man United, West Ham v Liverpool

Revisit our match tracker with tonight’s two big games in the Premier League and League Cup.

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

After eye-catching spell in Irish football, former Derry striker set for stint in League Two

David Parkhouse will be looking to build on a successful season in the League of Ireland.

Shelbourne boss Morris extends contract

The 32-year-old guided the club to the First Division title last year.

'Alexis will come back and prove you wrong' - Solskjaer

The Norwegian boss has backed the Chile international to rediscover his best form.

Monday 27 January, 2020

Celtic sign 21-year-old Ivorian midfielder

Ismaila Soro has joined the Scottish champions on a four-and-a-half year deal.

AFC Wimbledon youngster joins Cork City on loan

Kyron Stabana has agreed to link up with Neale Fenn’s side until the summer.