# Captain Fantastic

This year
Katie McCabe: Arsenal ambitions, Chelsea bid, and Ireland using their platform
The Ireland captain speaks out about an eventful few weeks with club and country.
'The keeper would have anticipated a cross' - Seamus Coleman on wonder goal
The Ireland international’s strike proved the difference as the Toffees edged Leeds.
Last year
Conscious not to be a one-hit wonder, family ties and a childhood dream realised
Louise Ward captained Kilkerrin-Clonberne to All-Ireland senior glory in Croke Park on Saturday.
Seamus Coleman urges Ireland to enjoy tough Euro 2024 draw not fear it
Ireland face Malta in their final friendly before they launch their qualifying campaign.
Odegaard double downs Wolves and sends Arsenal five clear atop Premier League
The Norwegian’s brace gave the Gunners a healthy lead at the top as league pauses for the World Cup.
Analysis: Can McCabe solve injury-ravaged Ireland's latest problem?
Ireland are depleted by injury ahead of their World Cup play-off.
Katie McCabe couldn't be happier after being 'f**king kicked up and down the pitch'
The Fighting Irish have been given permission to party by a ‘very proud’ Vera Pauw tonight.
'To get to a World Cup play-off just a stone’s throw away from my house is pretty special'
Katie McCabe hails from Kilnamanagh. Last night at Tallaght Stadium was an unforgettable one for the Ireland captain.
Shouting for Meath to enemies now, lofty All-Ireland aims and 2012 final memories
Anna Galvin: ‘There’s no point setting out at the start of the year without aiming for the pinnacle, the ultimate prize.’
All time
'All of my dreams came through in a weekend' - New father Bermingham toasts Pat's Cup success
The Pat’s captain became a father for the first time ahead of leading Pat’s to the FAI Cup.
Katie McCabe: 'There's still a lot of football to be played'
The Ireland captain was keen to move on to the next one after last night’s disappointing result.
'Absolutely terrible' to more cup success - every title lift gets better for Wexford's iconic captain
Kylie Murphy was raw, honest, and straight-talking as ever after yesterday’s FAI Cup final.
'True hero, true blue' Seamus Coleman signs new Everton deal
The Blues and Republic of Ireland skipper is staying at Goodison Park until 2023.
'Phenomenal' Aherne to captain 'hunted and chased' Dublin again in Drive for Five
‘When she speaks, everyone knows to listen,’ Carla Rowe says of the long-serving Sky Blues skipper.
'We often joke that we literally feel like full-time professionals without getting paid'
Wexford Youths great Kylie Murphy reflects on 10 years of the Women’s National League, and the strides made this off-season.
Ireland international the matchwinner for Liverpool in important victory at Crystal Palace
Reds skipper Niamh Fahey was on target on another busy day for the Irish across the water.
Seamus Coleman delighted to end 11 years of derby hurt
The Irish international was the only Everton player to feature the last time they beat Liverpool.
Aherne makes history by becoming first captain to lift four successive All-Irelands
‘She’s a phenomenal leader, she’s the most selfless person,’ said Noelle Healy of her skipper.
'Being told I was captaining Ireland was cool, pretty humbling, unexpected'
Stand-in skipper James Ryan admits Ireland will need to up their game significantly if they are to get a result in Twickenham next week.
Stuttgart, the 2002 World Cup, and the second coming - Mick's Ireland career
The 61-year-old will walk away from the Ireland set-up with many fond memories.
Three-week lay-off leaves Henderson in race against time for Atletico showdown
The Liverpool captain sustained a hamstring injury during Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat in Madrid.
'He's fairly similar to Maurice Fitz' - Kerry legend Moynihan lauds 'exceptional' Clifford
High praise for the Kingdom skipper.
'Excellent' Browne singled out for praise after Preston ease to Championship win
In tonight’s other fixture, Dan Crowley’s Birmingham and Middlesborough drew 1-1.
Klopp lauds 'exceptional' Henderson after Premier League leaders go a year without defeat
Liverpool overcame Sheffield United at Anfield last night.
Major coup for Chelsea as English women's top-flight leaders sign Australia's World Cup star
‘The WSL is the best league in Europe,’ Sam Kerr said. ‘I want team success and I don’t want it to come easy.’
'We'll go there on the front foot and this team and this nation is always capable of a big result'
Seamus Coleman is promising a positive return performance in Geneva next month.
From Rush to Lord's: Eoin Morgan on top of the world
The Dubliner was never scared to chase his sporting dreams even if it meant swimming against the tide. On Sunday, he achieved all of those and more.
'The whole idea of being a footballer for me is to play in the Premier League. It’s not to have a nice car'
Seamus Coleman talks about what it means to captain Ireland, the next generation of players and recovering from setback at Everton.
'We probably won't reap the benefits of it, but the generations behind us will'
After making her 100th Cork City appearance, Ciara McNamara hopes to pave the way for others to follow suit.
Vincent Kompany thunderbolt sees Man City take massive step towards Premier League glory
The veteran skipper scored a phenomenal effort from range to beat Leicester City on Monday night.
Coleman's fine form recognised with Premier League Player of the Month nomination
Robbie Keane is the last Irishman to claim the prize back in 2007.
2017 and 2018 All-Ireland winning captain and Player of the Year to lead Dublin again
Sinéad Aherne is a real leader.
The Alchemist: Why Pádraig Harrington is an ideal fit for the Ryder Cup captaincy
The Dubliner has been announced as Europe’s captain for the 43rd instalment of the Ryder Cup.
Ireland's Aiden McGeady is on fire for Sunderland right now
The experienced winger is tearing it up for the League One side.
Quiz: How well do you know Roy Keane and his history with Ireland?
Ireland’s former captain and assistant manager is now a free agent.
'Peter is in some of the best fitness form of his life'
There was no sign of early-season rust as Peter O’Mahony hit the ground running against Ospreys on Friday.
'It would be wonderful for my family, especially my Mam and Dad. That's why you do it'
Aoife Murray is chasing her ninth All-Ireland senior camogie medal on Sunday but the captaincy role makes it a more special occasion.
'There's no reason why he can't feel some part English and also be very proud to play for Ireland'
Seamus Coleman has his say on Declan Rice’s situation.
'Sinead any day could score 2-4, 2-6, 2-8 - she’s one of the game’s top players'
Dublin captain Sinead Aherne produced a scintillating first-half performance before the posts yesterday.
'Hendo is so important to us' - Klopp says Henderson still key despite Fabinho and Keita signings
Two key signings mean that the fight for midfield places is fiercer than ever at Anfield, but the England star will continue to play a big role.