# Damien Duff

Last month
November 2023
Duff hails Shels' new recruit from Bohs - 'His movement is elite and his finishing top class'
Forward Dean Williams missed four months of last season with injury and has joined on a one-year deal.
Damien Duff misses out as PFA Ireland confirm manager of year shortlist
The Premier Division contenders are Stephen Bradley, Jon Daly and Kevin Doherty.
Shels confirm new Duff deal as Turkish millionaire hands club back for free
Mickey O’Rourke, founder of Premier Sports, has acquired Acun Ilicali’s 60% stake and will take charge along with other Irish and US shareholders.
Shelbourne's Turkish owner agrees to hand club back for free with Damien Duff staying as manager
Acun Ilicali to cut his losses and walk away without recouping investment from takeover five months ago.
'I'll be in the Riverside next season or on the bench' - Damien Duff
The Shelbourne boss has hinted he may have managed his last game for the club.
Contract situation no distraction as Duff aims for Europe with Shelbourne
Tolka Park boss is expected to remain despite current deal set to expire this month.
This year
'I read it and was like 'What the f**k is he on about?'
Shelbourne manager Damien Duff says he was left baffled by Stephen Bradley’s comments about his club’s budget for next season.
Next stage of Damien Duff's managerial career will be most fascinating
The Shelbourne boss was outspoken about demands on his players this week, but what will be expected of him in 2024?
'One or two don’t like demands. They want the easy life... They won't be here'
Shelbourne boss Damien Duff ready to get rid of underperforming players as he targets Premier Division title.
History still on the line for Shamrock Rovers
Hoops laboured to 0-0 draw with UCD on Friday but who is capable of punishing slip ups with four-in-a-row in sight?
Damien Duff says he was struck by a coin after Cup defeat at Dalymount Park
Duff’s Shelbourne were beaten 1-0 in the FAI Cup last night.
Shelbourne secure biggest win of the season at UCD
Utterly dominant from the off, Damien Duff’s side should have been in front after just three minutes.
Shelbourne sign Hull midfielder Wood and goalkeeper Fisk on loan for rest for season
The move comes after Hull City owner Acun Ilicali completed a takeover of Shelbourne last week.
Turkish contingent watches on as Shels left frustrated by 10-man Derry
Adam O’Reilly’s late red card set up a tense finish.
Damien Duff handed one-match touchline ban for Pats red card
Shelbourne boss will sit out Derry’s trip to Tolka Park on Friday night.
'It's the biggest job in the world and nothing has changed' - Duff
Acun Ilicali is set to bring major investment to Shelbourne.
'I don't think we've played with a real freedom yet. It’s up to me to figure out'
Shelbourne boss Damien Duff plotting a way forward this season after 0-0 draw with Bohemians last night.
Arthritis, knee replacements and early retirement - Shels captain explains why pain is worth it
Damien Duff described Luke Byrne as ‘the best captain I have ever worked with’ but the 29-year-old knows time is running out on League of Ireland career.
'Do they think we're f***ing cavemen over here?' - Damien Duff using anger as an energy
Shelbourne boss makes impassioned defence of club’s standards as he hits out at disrespect from agents and clubs in the UK.
'Do they think we're f***ing cavemen over here?' - Damien Duff using anger as an energy
Shelbourne boss makes impassioned defence of club’s standards as he hits out at disrespect from agents and clubs in the UK.
Shels move up to fourth and make it 7 games unbeaten
Damien Duff’s men earned a hard-fought win over UCD.
Shelbourne go fifth after come-from-behind victory against Sligo
A terrific Matty Smith strike and an own goal saw Damien Duff’s men over the line.
Duff: 'I don't accept the standard of refereeing in this country'
“Standards are going through the roof. Referees need to come with us.”
Fourth clean sheet from 6 helps Shelbourne overcome Cork
Jack Moylan was on target as Damien Duff’s side picked up an impressive win.
Duff's Shelbourne impress with Mourinho-esque display
Stephen Bradley’s Shamrock Rovers were left frustrated at Tolka Park on Friday night.
Shels stifle Shamrock Rovers to compound champions' slow start
Stephen Bradley’s side’s search for a first league win continues.
'I did something I was scared of, and I am grateful for it' - Damien Duff
The former Ireland international looks ahead to a new season with Shelbourne.
Last year
Paddy Barrett will add 'presence and personality' to Shelbourne - Damien Duff
Defender has moved from St Patrick’s Athletic.
Shels confirm 3 new arrivals while 'best captain' Duff has ever worked with re-signs
Conor Kearns, Tyreke Wilson and Kyle Robinson have all joined the Reds.
Damien Duff explains why he's no longer a 'football snob'
The Shelbourne manager says he has gained an appreciation for the League of Ireland in recent times.
Night and day with Mark Coyle – ‘It's like this feeling makes your life worthwhile'
The42 met the Shelbourne midfielder for a chat in The Phoenix Park ahead of today’s FAI Cup final with Derry City.
'Three minutes to three': Damien Duff fine-tuning the emotions for Shels' final climb
Sunday’s FAI Cup final against Derry City could be the ‘pinnacle’ of Duff’s career in football.
From getting Damien Duff's autograph to plotting his downfall in cup final
Ruaidhrí Higgins originally met the Ireland legend as a 13-year-old.
'I feel sorry for the young kid' - Damien Duff sympathy over cup final suspension
Derry City Sadou Diallomisses Sunday’s game.
'Ah, Mondays, f***ing hell' - Duff unhappy after 'flat night'
The former Ireland international saw his side play out an uninspired 1-1 draw with UCD.
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'Little old Shels. Everyone hates us, I think' - Duff after reaching FAI Cup final
Shelbourne defeated Waterford to qualify for their first FAI Cup final since 2011.
'I felt that I had blood on my hands... I’d have no honour if I left'
Ahead of today’s FAI Cup semi-final with Waterford, The42 caught up with Shelbourne’s Luke Byrne and Seán Boyd to look through pictures of the moments that have shaped them.
'I emailed Vera Pauw, texted Áine O’Gorman, telling them I can’t wait for next summer'
Ahead of Shelbourne’s FAI Cup semi-final on Sunday, Damien Duff reveals how Ireland’s World Cup qualification captured the imagination.
Frustration for Damien Duff as former players come back to haunt Shelbourne
Drogheda ended the Tolka Park outfit’s three-match winning streak.