Access exclusive podcasts, interviews and analysis with a monthly or annual membership

Become A Member
Dublin: 5°C Friday 27 November 2020


# relief - Monday 9 November, 2020

Incredible long-range goal the highlight, as Dundalk secure European spot despite loss Relief This post contains videos

Incredible long-range goal the highlight, as Dundalk secure European spot despite loss

It was a good night for Sligo Rovers, who also could play in Europe next season.

# relief - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Tottenham survive big scare in Europa League

Spurs named a strong team in Bulgaria but were facing an embarrassing loss.

# relief - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Bizarre twist as Irish AFL star Conor McKenna tests negative for Covid-19

The former Tyrone minor initially tested positive.

# relief - Friday 24 April, 2020

FAI given advance of €460,000 as Fifa help out all members amid Covid-19 shutdown

The governing body have granted an advance to all 211 of their member associations.

# relief - Thursday 16 April, 2020

World Rugby confirms €92 million relief fund for ailing unions

Meanwhile, current talks over the 2020 calendar could lead to ‘long-term reform’ of the sport.

# relief - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Irish athletes guaranteed funding despite Olympics postponement

Sport Ireland CEO John Treacy confirmed so this morning.

# relief - Friday 7 February, 2020

Saracens escape points deduction and are fined just €50,000 at hearing

The English club are free to face Leinster in the quarter-finals, although EPCR can appeal the decision.

# relief - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Spurs score first league goals of 2020 to end winless streak against Norwich

Jose Mourinho’s side picked up a much-needed Premier League victory against Norwich.

# relief - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Late Firmino goal gets Liverpool out of jail against Palace

A late Wilfried Zaha goal looked to have earned his side a point.

# relief - Monday 4 November, 2019

Everton star expected to make full recovery after ankle surgery

Andre Gomes suffered the shocking injury when he fell awkwardly following a challenge from Tottenham’s Son Heung-min.

# relief - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Dele Alli's first goal since January saves Spurs from another demoralising defeat

Abdoulaye Doucouré had given Watford an early lead.

# relief - Saturday 28 September, 2019

‘Liverpool wouldn’t have won that a few years ago’ - Wijnaldum

The Liverpool midfielder proved to be the match-winner for the Reds today.

# relief - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Real Madrid bounce back from PSG loss to ease pressure on Zidane

Sevilla’s unbeaten start to the LaLiga season was ended after Karim Benzema’s 64th-minute header.

# relief - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Man United end Leicester's unbeaten start to the season

Marcus Rashford got the only goal after just eight minutes from the penalty spot.

# relief - Friday 30 August, 2019

Record attendance in Tallaght sees Shamrock Rovers finally end Bohs hoodoo

7,021 turned out for the game, with Ireland boss Mick McCarthy among those watching on.

# relief - Friday 24 May, 2019

Athlone Town settle legal dispute concerning ownership of home ground

The parties’ lawyers reached a settlement this week.

# relief - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

'I must be one of the luckiest guys on the planet today' - Christian Eriksen Relief This post contains videos

'I must be one of the luckiest guys on the planet today' - Christian Eriksen

The Danish midfielder appeared to have cost his team in the dying seconds.

# relief - Monday 8 April, 2019

'I spoke to Mick the next day... He looked shook'

Kevin Doyle feels the current Ireland manager has done an excellent job despite an early scare against Gibraltar.

# relief - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Relief for Zidane as Real Madrid survive Eibar scare

Karim Benzema got his side out of jail with a match-winning brace.

# relief - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Jurgen Klopp eases fans' fears over Van Dijk injury

The Liverpool manager also addressed recent criticism of Mohamed Salah.

# relief - Monday 25 February, 2019

Ireland leave Rome 'relieved' but underperformance causes concern

Joe Schmidt said he was proud of how his players responded in the second half.

# relief - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Clare survive late onslaught and hold on for victory against Wexford

Peter Duggan scored 1-6 for the Banner.

# relief - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Boost for Bayern Munich ahead of pivotal Liverpool clash

Kingsley Coman will be available to face the Premier League side, after an injury scare.

# relief - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

22 penalties later, goalkeeper scores winner as Henry's Monaco reach French League Cup semis

The Arsenal legend’s team are floundering in Ligue 1, sitting second-bottom and five points from safety.

# relief - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Burnley earn first league win since September against Brighton

Elsewhere today, there was no ‘new manager bounce’ for Ralph Hasenhüttl and Southampton.

# relief - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Henry's Monaco move out of Ligue 1 relegation zone for first time in 10 weeks

Radamel Falcao scored both goals in a vital win over Amiens.

# relief - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Thierry Henry's Monaco have finally won a game

“I’m happy for the team, all the fans, we needed that, even if it was not a match for the purists,” the coach said afterwards.

# relief - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Jose Mourinho avoids punishment following bad language charge

The Football Association sanction against the Old Trafford manager following his comments after the win over the Magpies has not been proven.

# relief - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Respite for under-fire manager as Real Madrid stop the rot

The Spain side earned a nervy win over Viktoria Plzen.

# relief - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Last-gasp goal saves Italy, gives Mancini first competitive win Relief This post contains videos

Last-gasp goal saves Italy, gives Mancini first competitive win

The result keeps the Azzurri’s Nations League hopes alive.

# relief - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Injury-hit Australia break losing streak as Springboks stumble again

The Wallabies scored a five-point win against South Africa.

# relief - Monday 9 July, 2018

Nadal ends 7-year wait to return to Wimbledon quarter-finals

He secured a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic.

# relief - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Lilywhites end 12-game losing streak as Derry's season comes to disappointing close

Goals from Niall Kelly and Daniel Kelly saw Kildare overcome Derry to earn their first win in almost a year.

# relief - Friday 18 May, 2018

From Egypt opens its borders to Gaza for Ramadan to help 'ease suffering' Rafah Crossing

Egypt opens its borders to Gaza for Ramadan to help 'ease suffering'

The Rafah crossing is the Gaza Strip’s only gateway to the outside world not controlled by Israel.

# relief - Saturday 7 April, 2018

We didn't want to be clowns at City's party - Smalling

Mourinho’s men were completely transformed after their manager’s stirring half-time team-talk.

# relief - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Mounie on the double as Huddersfield climb out of relegation danger against Bournemouth

It finished Huddersfield 4-1 Bournemouth at the John Smith’s Stadium.

# relief - Monday 1 January, 2018

Ireland striker Scott Hogan scores first league goal of the season in Villa win

Cork native Conor Hourihane was also on target for Steve Bruce’s team.

Cullen disappointed not to see Leinster pull clear before dramatic derby finish

‘When we’re eight points in front I’d rather we go to 15 points in front and get out of sight.’

# relief - Saturday 28 October, 2017

'The pressure was there' - Klopp relieved to pick up much-needed win

Daniel Sturridge scored the all-important first goal at Anfield.

# relief - Friday 13 October, 2017

Good news for Ireland as no action will be taken against Robbie Brady for alleged 'headbutt' Relief This post contains videos

Good news for Ireland as no action will be taken against Robbie Brady for alleged 'headbutt'

The Burnley winger is now free to play for the Boys in Green in next month’s play-offs.

1 2 3 4