# Colin Bell

All time
Former Manchester City and England midfielder Colin Bell dies at 74
Bell made 492 appearances and scored 152 goals for City during his 13-year stay at the club.
# Irish Abroad
Cork's O'Sullivan into another US final, Keenan shines for Celtic, and United stun City
Some of the weekend’s interesting stories for Irish women’s football stars overseas.
# coygig
The addition of 'fantastic' Gleeson, tuition from ex-boss Bell and transition to Irish culture
Ireland face Ukraine in a crunch, sold-out Euro 2021 qualifier at Tallaght Stadium tonight in Vera Pauw’s first game in charge.
# continuity
Old boss Colin Bell helping successor Vera Pauw ahead of crunch qualifier with Ukraine
The former Dutch international has announced her squad ahead of her debut game next month.
# Dismissed
Uncertainty for Colin Bell as Huddersfield Town sack Jan Siewert after 19 games
Bell left his role as Republic of Ireland women’s team manager seven weeks ago to join Jan Siewert’s staff.
# Interview
The Irish international who emigrated to Australia
Julie-Ann Russell, Player of the Year in 2014, on putting her Ireland career on hold for a new life abroad.
# Parting ways
FAI could not meet Colin Bell's financial demands as Ireland boss leaves for Huddersfield
Bell resigned his role as Women’s National Team manager yesterday to join Huddersfield Town.
# Unhappy
'The progress around the women’s game is just going too slow' - Bell reveals FAI disagreement as he makes exit
The departing coach revealed he wanted to remain in his post, but his vision for the future did not survive an FAI Board meeting on Thursday.
# Candidate
Dave Connell the frontrunner to succeed Colin Bell as Ireland manager
It is understood that the ex-Shamrock Rovers player is the popular choice among the players to take over.
'We’re going to watch the World Cup with a determination that when the Euros come around - we'll be there'
After missing out on this summer’s finals, Amber Barrett says the Ireland WNT will use their World Cup heartbreak to build for the future.
# Work to do
'We've made a massive leap forward. The progress has been tremendous'
Now two years in the job, Ireland women’s manager Colin Bell believes his side have come a long way.
# Drafted In
Wexford striker Rianna Jarrett called into Ireland squad to face Italy
Colin Bell has named his side for next month’s international friendly in Reggio Emilia.
# 17 again
'I couldn't ask for any more to be honest... I'm living my dream, as cringe as that sounds'
Isibeal Atkinson’s rise has been meteoric, and she appears to have a very bright future ahead.
# Friendly fires
Star duo return as Colin Bell's Ireland share the spoils with Wales in Spain
Megan Campbell and Leanne Kiernan both impressed in the goalless draw.
# Back in action
Man City star returns to Ireland international duty after 16-month ACL injury nightmare
Campbell has not played for Ireland since rupturing her ACL during a Champions League game for Man City.
# Pot Luck
Dates confirmed as Ireland paired with Germany and Ukraine in Euro 2021 qualifying draw
The campaign begins in August 2019 and finishes in October 2020.
# coygig
We go again: Ireland back in the spotlight as Euro 2021 draw takes place today
Colin Bell’s side will hope to reach a first-ever major tournament this time around.
# Report
16-year-old striker makes debut as Ireland undone by Belgium
Emily Kraft started as a youthful side could not find a way past their stubborn opponents.
# Perseverance
The Ireland and Liverpool star unwilling to settle for second best
After a trophy-filled career, Niamh Fahey hopes her club success can finally translate to international level.
# Ready to go
Key trio return but West Ham teenager Kiernan ruled out as Ireland prepare for Belgium test
Megan Connolly, Harriet Scott and Tyler Toland are all available again for Colin Bell’s side.
# Potential
The 16-year-old German-born footballer dreaming of glory with Ireland
Frankfurt’s Emily Kraft is considered one of the most promising players in the underage set-up.
US-born Le Havre goalkeeper and talented U17 duo called up to Ireland squad
Colin Bell has named 20 players to attend the final training camp of 2018.
# Goal Machine
'In PE class a fella turns around and says: lads she’s playing in the Aviva next week, so go easy on the tackles'
Ireland and Peamount United striker Amber Barrett looks ahead to today’s Women’s FAI Cup final and reflects on a whirlwind 18 months.
# in and out of football
'It kept me mentally occupied... I wasn't just sitting around twiddling my thumbs'
Stephanie Roche talks injuries, Italy, punditry and her lifelong dream with Ireland.
# well beaten
Long-range screamer lights up disappointing night as Ireland humbled by Poland
The Girls in Green were on the wrong end of a 4-0 scoreline.
# bringing youth through
Retirements see Ireland boss Bell add new faces to his squad for Poland trip
Karen Duggan and Aine O’Gorman stepped away from the international set-up this week.
# Hanging up the boots
Former Ireland International Player of the Year Karen Duggan announces retirement aged 27
The Peamount footballer made her Ireland debut in 2013 and has also secured All-Ireland camogie titles with Kilkenny.
# Wave Goodbye
After 12 years and 100 caps, Ireland legend Aine O'Gorman announces retirement from international football
The Wicklow native made her debut for the national side as a 16-year-old.
# Reaction
'She's improved dramatically in the last year and a half'
Ireland boss Colin Bell was full of praise for Leanne Kiernan after her brace in the team’s final World Cup qualifier on Friday evening.
# Report
Four-star Republic of Ireland end campaign on a high with comfortable win over the North
Leanne Kiernan and Katie McCabe got the goals for Colin Bell’s side.
# Potential
From Leaving Cert to London: The Irish teen prodigy making an impact on both sides of the water
Ahead of today’s clash with Northern Ireland in Tallaght, Leanne Kiernan discusses her recent move to West Ham and hopes for the future.
# thinking outside the box
Ireland's soccer stars can learn from World Cup hockey heroes, says Colin Bell
Colin Bell says he would be keen to meet up with fellow national coach Graham Shaw and exchange ideas.
# resilience
After 3 career-threatening injuries, in-form Ireland star feeling like 'the old Rianna' again
The 24-year-old striker has had a tough time in recent years, overcoming numerous setbacks in the process.
# promise
'She's just turned 16, but needs to be in this environment'
Ireland manager Colin Bell has high hopes for teenage starlet Jessica Ziu.
# Boost
'This time last year, I can guarantee you that nobody knew who these three girls were'
Colin Bell says the recent transfers of Leanne Kiernan, Claire O’Riordan and Heather Payne are a positive sign for Irish football.
# dream on hold
'Keep believing. We're in touching distance, we will be back'
Ireland’s wait to reach a first-ever major tournament goes on.
# Mixed Fortunes
Good and bad news for Ireland ahead of must-win World Cup qualifier
Louise Quinn is set to feature despite suffering a fractured nose, but Harriet Scott has been ruled out.
# Work to do
'Norway were the better side but you cannot concede those types of goals and expect to stay in the game'
Ireland manager Colin Bell says his side are still striving to bridge the gap between them and the top nations after last night’s loss.
Ireland's World Cup qualification hopes dealt a blow with Norway defeat
A brace from Lisa-Marie Utland saw Colin Bell’s team go down in this evening’s qualifier.
# Coverage
RTÉ to broadcast Ireland's away tie in crucial World Cup double-header after home game blackout
Colin Bell’s charges are facing two crucial games against Norway in Group 3.