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#Irish Football

# irish-football - Sunday 25 August, 2019

No boot deal, no ego, no time off: How Dara O’Shea’s old-school values won over Slaven Bilic

‘Dara has everything. He’s like, mentally, he’s thinking about every minute of the training. Whatever you tell him, he is there.’

# irish-football - Friday 2 August, 2019

Hourihane offers reward for British commentators to stop making a hames of his surname Hou's Tricks This post contains videos

Hourihane offers reward for British commentators to stop making a hames of his surname

‘It’s been the same for years and years, so if you change it, I’ll buy you a bottle of wine or something.’

# irish-football - Friday 14 June, 2019

'If you look at Niall Quinn's document, there’s nothing new in it. I’ve been preaching this for the last 10 years'

Cobh Ramblers manager Stephen Henderson speaks to The42 about Shane Ross’ football forum, Niall Quinn’s grand plans and forming a League Managers Association.

# irish-football - Friday 31 May, 2019

10 key points from Niall Quinn's plan to rejuvenate Irish football

The report was unveiled during an event in Dublin’s Mansion House today.

# irish-football - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I would be amazed if he doesn’t play at the highest level at some point in his career'

18-year-old Irish defender Nathan Collins has been linked with a move to Manchester United in recent weeks.

# irish-football - Monday 20 May, 2019

Man United poised to sign Irish teenager upon Fletcher's recommendation - report

Eighteen-year-old Nathan Collins has impressed at Stoke City, and captained Ireland during last year’s Euro U17s.

# irish-football - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'It was a true honour to be captain for 4 years' - McShane confirms Reading exit

The Ireland defender’s contract expires in June, and he has been told he can look for a new club.

# irish-football - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Chair of Oireachtas Committee calls for entire FAI board to resign

Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd believes a ‘full forensic audit’ of the association’s finances is necessary.

# irish-football - Monday 15 April, 2019

John Delaney offers to step aside from the FAI while an independent investigation takes place

Michael Cody and Eddie Murray have also left the FAI Board.

# irish-football - Sunday 14 April, 2019

FAI says it is taking 'urgent steps to address its current governance and financial issues'

A statement released tonight failed to mention under-fire former CEO John Delaney.

# irish-football - Monday 8 April, 2019

Meyler a doubt for June qualifiers after suffering dislocated shoulder

The Cork man could be ruled out for the rest of the season.

# irish-football - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Seamus Coleman makes second significant donation to Sean Cox fund

The Ireland captain and Everton star has contributed another €5,000 towards the Liverpool fan’s treatment.

# irish-football - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Bamford stretches to net winner as Leeds maintain promotion push Elastic Paddy This post contains videos

Bamford stretches to net winner as Leeds maintain promotion push

The forward last week told Mick McCarthy that he wishes to represent the Republic of Ireland.

# irish-football - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Troy Parrott travels with Spurs senior team for tonight's Leicester clash

The Irish teenager has impressed at underage level for Tottenham this season, scoring 11 times for the London side.

# irish-football - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Harry Arter questions all but 'one or two players' for role in O'Neill's Ireland demise

The midfielder believes Martin O’Neill deserved more credit for his success with Ireland between 2014 and 2016.

# irish-football - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Omar, Jewell and El Tel: A glance at the madness that has been Ireland's recent managerial pursuits

Surely it can’t be long before Troussier rears his head once more.

# irish-football - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Kerr calls for spotlight to be shone on FAI and Delaney after 'disaster' two years In For A Penny This post contains videos

Kerr calls for spotlight to be shone on FAI and Delaney after 'disaster' two years

Brian Kerr says he would be interested in the Ireland role but believes it exceedingly unlikely that he’ll be fielding a call from John Delaney or the FAI.

# irish-football - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Irish football’s love-hate relationship with Eamon Dunphy highlights a deeper generational divide

The veteran pundit announced his departure from RTÉ during the week.

# irish-football - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Preston's 17-year-old Irish star scoops two awards after impressive first season

Adam O’Reilly made the senior side’s bench for February’s clash with Wolves.

# irish-football - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Withdrawal of Denis O'Brien's funding won't hurt the FAI - John Delaney

“We knew when we were renewing the contracts this time around that it wouldn’t be available.”

# irish-football - Sunday 28 January, 2018

From 'He must have seen me looking around because he shouted over ‘Are you alright, gorgeous?’' Irish Football

'He must have seen me looking around because he shouted over ‘Are you alright, gorgeous?’'

Dubliner Warren O’Hora was snapped up by Brighton just seven months after making his first-team debut for Bohemians.

'He must have seen me looking around because he shouted over ‘Are you alright, gorgeous?’'

Dubliner Warren O’Hora was snapped up by Brighton just seven months after making his first-team debut for Bohemians.

# irish-football - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Have boots, will travel: Cillian Sheridan fulfilling eastern promise on latest stop in Poland

The Cavan native has never been afraid to try a new league.

# irish-football - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Horgan pleased to put 'difficult few months' behind him after first league start of the season

Greg Cunningham also returned to Alex Neil’s matchday squad after undergoing knee surgery back in August.

# irish-football - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Robbie Keane makes impact off bench but Indian Super League debut ends in defeat

Keane provided a sumptuous through ball for a late leveler, but it wasn’t enough for ATK.

# irish-football - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Liverpool standout added to unbeaten Ireland U21 squad for Norway qualifier

Caoimhin Kelleher’s introduction is the only change to Noel King’s squad.

# irish-football - Monday 18 September, 2017

Ireland's World Cup qualifier against the North will be available to watch on BBC Red Button

Ireland open their campaign in Armagh on Tuesday night.

# irish-football - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Irish football's problems go deeper than the Wes Hoolahan debate

The Norwich man’s absence against Georgia was lamented by critics, but this issue is only the tip of the iceberg.

# irish-football - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Fairytale over for Shamrock Rovers Darwin after cup defeat to Sydney FC

The three-year-old club founded by Irish and English emigrants were drawn against the most dominant A-League champions in Aussie soccer history, and traveled to the game in a limo.

# irish-football - Friday 23 June, 2017

Brian Kerr talks passionately about what's wrong with the Irish international teams right now

The former Ireland boss is wasted as a pundit, in our opinion.

# irish-football - Friday 22 July, 2016

Why I'll always be grateful for being introduced to the League of Ireland

“There were days when I hated being there, but there was never a time when I didn’t look forward to going.”

# irish-football - Monday 11 July, 2016

Huge lift for Irish football and more Euro 2016 lessons

Plus, why there is a lack of top-quality teams at international level.

# irish-football - Friday 27 May, 2016

We're missing out on a generation of kids. It's time to start playing football with them

John O’Sullivan believes League of Ireland clubs could be sending players to schools to assist with PE and help lower the age profile of those attending matches.

# irish-football - Friday 13 May, 2016

It's an exciting time for Irish football, so why isn't it having a knock-on effect on our league?

Columnist John O’Sullivan asks why the FAI are currently so inactive in promoting the domestic game.

# irish-football - Sunday 1 May, 2016

The hero of the Buncrana tragedy was given a guard of honour today

Fanad United FC honoured their player prior to a game this afternoon.

# irish-football - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

'The most comprehensive and thorough review of senior domestic football in Ireland'

Declan Conroy is hoping his report can bring about improvements in Irish football.

# irish-football - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Niall Quinn has an idea to fix Irish football and it involves selling TV rights to Africa

The Sky Sports pundit says the League of Ireland needs to be re-energised.

# irish-football - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Brian Kerr: System isn't good enough and that's why other countries have moved ahead of us

The former Ireland underage and senior manager believes our most-talented kids should be getting more regular contact with the country’s best coaches.

# irish-football - Saturday 23 May, 2015

'We’re a small nation so you want to make the pool of players as wide as you can'

Ireland U17s manager Tom Mohan spoke to us about recruiting players born outside Ireland, their exit from the European Championships and the new National League.

# irish-football - Friday 15 May, 2015

Rugby could be the winner in planned switch to summer football

National leagues at U17 and U19 level will align with the SSE Airtricity League from March of next year, writes John O’Sullivan in his latest column.

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