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#David Forde

# david-forde - Friday 30 August, 2019

‘I repeated my Leaving Cert and got 270 points. So to step out as Ireland’s number one was mind-blowing’

David Forde reflects on his Ireland career, retirement, completing his Master’s degree and his father’s passing.

# david-forde - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Former Ireland goalkeeper David Forde announces his retirement

The ex-Millwall goalkeeper won 24 senior caps for his country and was a member of the Euro 2012 squad.

# david-forde - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Galway captain remembers absent heroes in passionate acceptance speech Tribute This post contains videos

Galway captain remembers absent heroes in passionate acceptance speech

Tony Keady and Niall Donohue were referenced as David Burke accepted the Liam MacCarthy Cup.

# david-forde - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Add David Forde to the list of new signings announced via social media video Announce Forde This post contains videos

# david-forde - Friday 29 July, 2016

David Forde drops down to League Two and joins Portsmouth in bid to reignite his career

The Irish goalkeeper has fallen out of favour at club and international level recently.

# david-forde - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

'It's a shame but that's part and parcel of the game' says Martin O'Neill

Keiren Westwood and Stephen Quinn were chosen instead by Ireland manager Martin O’Neill

# david-forde - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

'It's not just me who's not played enough games'

The goalkeeper discusses his “frustrating” season at Stoke and his hopes for this summer.

# david-forde - Monday 23 May, 2016

Marc Wilson ruled out of the Euros after aggravating knee injury

Paul McShane among 4 players cut from Ireland squad

# david-forde - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Which goalkeepers will Ireland take to the Euros?

With Rob Elliot injured, there has been much discussion over who will take his place in the squad this summer.

# david-forde - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

5 key battles for Ireland Euro 2016 squad places

David Meyler v Stephen Gleeson and other choices that may be made in the coming days.

# david-forde - Friday 15 January, 2016

David Forde didn't do himself any favours with this costly blunder for Millwall last night

It could cost his side a place at Wembley.

# david-forde - Monday 21 December, 2015

Irish goalkeeper David Forde's Euro 2016 hopes have been given a boost

The 35-year-old stopper lost his place in the Ireland side earlier this year.

# david-forde - Friday 17 July, 2015

7 Irish players who could move between now and the end of the transfer window

Robbie Brady, James McCarthy and others who may be set to depart their respective clubs.

# david-forde - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

McClean and Forde must move clubs to secure their Ireland futures

The duo’s teams were both relegated to League One following Rotherham’s win last night.

Two regular Ireland internationals may be playing in League One next season

Rotherham’s victory ensured their survival at the expense of Millwall and Wigan last night.

# david-forde - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Ireland goalkeeper David Forde takes out Millwall team-mate with a kick-out to the head Get Out The Way This post contains videos

Ireland goalkeeper David Forde takes out Millwall team-mate with a kick-out to the head

Comical stuff but neither player was laughing afterwards.

# david-forde - Saturday 28 March, 2015

What should the Ireland starting XI to face Poland be? Here's what our writers think

Robbie Keane or Shane Long? David Forde or Shay Given? James McClean or Robbie Brady?

# david-forde - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Finders keepers? There was more talk today about who will play in goal for Ireland

“It’s the manager’s decision and there’s nothing I can do,” says David Forde.

# david-forde - Monday 23 March, 2015

'We're not going to go around two-footing one of them so you'll get a game'

Competition for the Ireland number one jersey is fierce — just not that fierce, says Shay Given.

# david-forde - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Anatomy of a goal: Analysing Shaun Maloney's winner

It was a terrific finish from the Scottish midfielder but Martin O’Neill will be livid with the Irish players’ role in it.

# david-forde - Monday 27 October, 2014

VIDEO: Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood was in superb form at the weekend

The Owls have now gone seven games without a win, but will be pleased with a morale-boosting point.

# david-forde - Friday 17 October, 2014

John O'Shea says Roy Keane book comments were exaggerated

The Ireland assistant boss joked that the defender had inadvertently sealed Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to United

# david-forde - Saturday 11 October, 2014

'It’s like your whole world is caving in' - Forde's sympathy for Gibraltar stopper

David Forde delighted with his latest international clean sheet but it was a rough night for his opposite number.

# david-forde - Sunday 7 September, 2014

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, Euro 2016 qualifier

Ireland took on Georgia in Martin O’Neill’s first competitive game in charge as manager.

Forde, Walters and Quinn earn starting spots for Ireland's clash with Georgia

Meanwhile, Wes Hoolahan, Shane Long and Shay Given all have to be content with a place on the bench.

# david-forde - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Quinn: I'd pick Forde over Given in goal for Georgia trip

The ex-Ireland striker believes Martin O’Neill should stick with the current first choice keeper despite his predecessor’s return.

# david-forde - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Opinion: Here's what the Ireland starting XI to face Georgia should be

Let us know if you agree with our choices ahead of Sunday’s big game.

# david-forde - Friday 13 June, 2014

Ireland number one David Forde has signed a new contract to stay at Millwall

“My dream is to play in the Premier League. I’ve always said that dream would be with Millwall.”

# david-forde - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

All the goals as five-star Portugal destroy Ireland

The Boys in Green had the worst possible start as Stephen Ward gave away possession for Hugo Almeida’s opener before Richard Keogh’s own-goal and a second for the big striker.

# david-forde - Saturday 7 June, 2014

5 talking points from last night's Ireland-Costa Rica game

Doyle reminds us of his importance, Forde mistake proves costly and more.

# david-forde - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

'It gives you that bit between your teeth': David Forde won't budge as Ireland's number one

Forde ready to stamp his authority on the Ireland jersey if given a chance against Italy.

# david-forde - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Talk of transition and learning as Ireland lose out in a tale of two halves

Two second-half goals gave Serbia the spoils and saw Ireland fall to their first defeat of the Martin O’Neill era last night.

# david-forde - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

David Forde is playing the waiting game with his Millwall future

“It’s been a fantastic club and one I hold dear but if it’s not to be I might have to move on.”

'I've sat watching the Euros but now I'd love to play in one' - Forde

The Ireland goalkeeper believes the upcoming qualification group will go down to the wire.

# david-forde - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Ireland paired with Germany again for Euro 2016 qualifiers

Martin O’Neill’s side are in a tough group, which also includes Scotland and Poland.

# david-forde - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Coleman, Forde or Keane? Here are the nominees for the 3/FAI International Awards Awards Season This post contains a poll

Coleman, Forde or Keane? Here are the nominees for the 3/FAI International Awards

The winners will be announced at an event in RTÉ next month.

# david-forde - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Ireland’s Keiren Westwood ruled out for the season

The Sunderland goalkeeper will undergo surgery on his shoulder, Gus Poyet has confirmed.

# david-forde - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Opinion: Ireland’s obsession with misguided player loyalty needs to end

The over-reliance on individuals who have served Ireland well in the past at the expense of superior alternatives is lazy, indulgent and self-defeating, writes Paul Fennessy.

# david-forde - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Forde ready for fight to be O'Neill's number one

Millwall keeper is in line to start against Poland after missing out on Friday night.

# david-forde - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Shay Given leaves the door open for international return under O'Neill and Keane

Former Ireland keeper can’t dislodge Brad Guzan as Aston Villa’s number one.

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