# Phil Simmons

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# Coronavirus
Ex-Ireland coach Simmons gets West Indies backing after facing sack calls for attending funeral
Simmons, who was Ireland boss for eight years from 2007, has twice tested negative for the coronavirus.
# Back once again
Ex-Ireland coach Simmons appointed by West Indies three years after controversial dismissal
The 56-year-old returns for a second spell, having led the Windies to the 2016 T20 World Cup before being sacked five months later.
# mixed emotions
'I was fully convinced in my head that it was just a job and it would be okay. That was naive'
With no work for him at home, John Mooney had to broaden his horizons and last Friday he was part of the Afghanistan squad which shattered Ireland’s World Cup dreams.
# Familiar faces
Ex-Ireland star Mooney to be in opposition camp for upcoming World Cup qualifiers
The former all-rounder has joined Phil Simmon’s Afghanistan coaching team.
# wt20
6, 6, 6, 6 - West Indies snatch T20 World Cup from England in dramatic fashion
Heartbreak for Dubliner Eoin Morgan as his side let victory slip in the final over.
# thursday
We'll Leave It There So: McGregor rematch set, Walters remains upbeat and all today's sport
Elsewhere, Lionel Messi’s charity donation has backfired spectacularly and it was a great day for former Irish cricket coach Phil Simmons.
# party poopers
Former Ireland coach's West Indies side stun India to reach World Twenty20 final
Phil Simmons’ charges will take on an England outfit captained by Dubliner Eoin Morgan on Sunday.
# Moving On
After 8 years in charge, Phil Simmons is no longer the Irish cricket coach
As expected, the Trinidadian is headed for the West Indies.
# Howzat?
Could the Irish cricket team soon have an Ashes and World Twenty20 winning coach in charge?
Cricket Ireland has confirmed current boss Phil Simmons is in talks with the West Indies.
# 2 out of 2
Ireland coach Phil Simmons: 'We don't seem to want to make it easy'
Room to improve as Ireland prepare to face South Africa next Tuesday.
# i love it
'I don't have sympathy for my opponents. It's not in me' - Phil Simmons
Nelson win was as good an Irish performance as coach Phil Simmons has ever seen.
# Howzat?
Ireland's cricketers had a big win today in their final World Cup warm-up
Next up: it’s the West Indies on Sunday night.
# CWC15
History boys? Here's the Ireland squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup
There are just 39 days until the tournament gets underway.
# High hopes
After hitting a plateau in their headlong progress, 2015 is a seminal year for Ireland
There is plenty to look forward to over the next twelve months, including the World Cup.
# Cricket
Ireland's World Cup squad takes shape as Ed Joyce returns for final warm-up series
Phil Simmons’ side will play Scotland and Afghanistan in the New Year as part of their preparation.
# Cricket
Ireland coach Phil Simmons to leave World Cup warm-up tour
Simmons will return to his native Trinidad to be with his ill mother, Cricket Ireland said this evening.
# The Slog Sweep
Simmons: 'I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support... jeez!'
Coach Phil Simmons says the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand will effectively be a home tournament for Ireland.
# blame it on the weatherman
Ireland's second ODI against Sri Lanka rained off
# watch here
LIVE: Ireland v Sri Lanka, One Day International
The world’s best 50-over team are taking on Phil Simmons’ men in Clontarf.
# Interview
'We could have won a lot easier than that,' admits relieved Irish cricket coach Phil Simmons
“It’s a great start, but there are three games in the group and we know how dangerous UAE can be,” he added.
# So Close
Ireland get West Indies on the ropes, but let series win slip
The West Indies attack did just enough to keep Ireland at bay in Sabina Park tonight.
# Newsmakers 2013
'Our number one year' - how Ireland's cricketers won hearts, minds (and everything else) in 2013
A historic treble in 2013 showed just how far Irish cricket has come — and strengthened the country’s claims for Test recognition.
# Champions
Snapshot: All smiles as Irish cricket team arrive home with some extra luggage
That’s a lot of silverware.
# Cricket
'It wasn't a big party. If we won the World Cup it would be a big party'
Ireland’s cricketers arrived home to Dublin Airport today after clinching qualification for the 2015 World Cup.
# Howzat?
Ireland to host Pakistan in ODI series this summer
The internationals will take place on 23 and 26 May, Cricket Ireland announced this morning.
# training day
Christmas Day training: A player's perspective
Don’t forget your shovel if you’re going to festive work.
Simmons won’t babysit Ireland’s wantaway stars
“Success is going to make your players noticeable,” Ireland cricket coach Phil Simmons says, but he’s confident he can keep his squad together.
# big bash
Stirling and Shillington capture top prizes at Irish Cricket Awards
Donemana CC were also awarded club of the year at the ceremony held at the Mansion House last night.
# Howzat?
Simmons: Dubai win the highlight of 2012
Ireland cricket coach Phil Simmons singles out Ireland’s Twenty20 World Cup qualifier campaign as the high point of the year.
# Howzat?
Irish quartet top cricket award shortlist
Ireland’s cricketers dominate the shortlist for this year’s ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year Award.
# big hitters
Leinster rugby stars upset Ireland XI in charity cricket match
Is there anything these guys can’t do?
# success
Ireland secure victory over Afghanistan following nervy start
Phil Simmons’ men’s World Cup qualifications hopes were given a significant boost following their win today.
# Fired Up
Experienced Ireland hitting their peak, says Wilson
Ireland wicket-keeper Gary Wilson talks to ahead of Saturday’s RSA Challenge against Australia in Belfast
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Tuesday
Monday’s misery is that little bit further away now. Here’s all the sports news you need to know this fine morning.
# On the Move
Somerset swoop for Irish star O'Brien
Record breaking batsman in line to make his first start on Wednesday
# Behind The Scenes
The players' story: how Ireland's cricketers won the World T20 Qualifying Tournament
In their own words, Ireland’s cricketers tell their story.
# Best Laid Plans
2020 vision: Ireland reveals test cricket target
“This is not a dreamy aspiration but a real ambition,” Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom explained at today’s strategic announcement.