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# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Superb strike from Connolly helps Brighton claim opening win in WSL season Hit The Net This post contains videos

Superb strike from Connolly helps Brighton claim opening win in WSL season

Manchester United struck late to deny champions Chelsea a successful start.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Monday 13 January, 2020

'There was the three of us - myself, my pal and Kenny Dalglish - butt naked and singing Otis Redding'

St Mirren boss and Waterford native Jim Goodwin on Celtic, selling Cadbury’s and becoming one of the sharpest young coaching minds in Scottish football.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Ross says 'old guard have now been excised' following meeting with new FAI delegation

The meeting came on the back of the appointment of Roy Barrett, Catherine Guy and Liz Joyce to the FAI Board.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'He might have just got himself one' - McCarthy not ruling out Ireland cap for hat-trick hero Idah

The Ireland manager was asked about the Cork teenager on BT Sport this evening.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Monday 30 December, 2019

Some of our favourite sports photos of the year

Relive some of the most memorable moments of 2019 through the lenses of INPHO’s snappers.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 8 December, 2019

'I had a fight with Patrick Vieira and got sent to the reserves': Arsenal, Vauxhall Novas and regrets

Brian McGovern spent a number of years at Arsenal and seemed on the cusp of a breakthrough under Arsene Wenger before everything changed.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 1 December, 2019

'I was a broken soul and there were dark times but the memorable moments can't be taken away'

Andy Turner was once the next big thing at the dawn of the Premier League era but injury changed everything.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 24 November, 2019

'The power, the strength. I had such admiration. An elite female athlete? I just hadn't seen it before'

Claire Scanlan on chasing professional football in the early 90s, the unheralded legends that came before her and settling down in Albany.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

McCarthy hoping Brady can rediscover some form in time for crucial Denmark game

The Ireland boss is optimistic that Robbie Brady can bring some creativity to his team ahead of November’s crunch Euro 2020 qualifier.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 27 October, 2019

'I just need the ball' - Lavished with praise and awards in the US, Denise O'Sullivan chases more

The Republic of Ireland international plays in her third successive NWSL final later tonight after another superb season.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Stevens returns and Byrne makes way as Ireland squad finalised for Switzerland tonight

Enda Stevens missed the draw with Georgia due to suspension.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

John Egan to captain Ireland in tonight's Aviva Stadium friendly

Mick McCarthy’s side face Bulgaria and the Sheffield United defender will lead the Boys in Green out.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Thursday 5 September, 2019

'Things were exaggerated. A pack of lies' - Keane lets rip at Walters, Arter and Ward

Roy Keane launched a stinging attack on the trio and confirmed his intention on returning to management.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Saturday 17 August, 2019

McCarthy not ready to turn to youth as crunch qualifiers draw closer

The Ireland boss has called up a number of exciting players, but isn’t going to throw them into the starting XI just yet.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Thursday 13 June, 2019

'It will be an absolute shame if we didn't qualify and there are four games in Dublin'

Robbie Keane says it’s even more important Republic of Ireland qualify for next summer’s European Championships.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Robbie Keane: 'We have to be careful we're not pigeonholing Troy into being the next me'

Robbie Keane is wary of putting too much pressure on the shoulders of the Spurs teenager.

Robbie Keane offered 'Boro role under former team-mate Woodgate

The former Ireland striker says a role at the Championship club will not affect his duties on Mick McCarthy’s coaching staff.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Friday 7 June, 2019

'At the time I was devastated. It was the biggest moment of my career, my life. I was in shock'

Jimmy Holmes suffered a traumatic injury while on Ireland duty in 1979 and everything changed for him at the age of just 25.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Monday 3 June, 2019

'My Mum passed away and it made me look at life differently': Jay Tabb on his jockey dreams

The former Ireland U-21 midfielder has enjoyed an inexplicably varied retirement but is now dedicating himself to horse racing.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Monday 22 April, 2019

'Lives have been destroyed. It has taken away soccer careers. People are in therapy because of it'

Former Republic of Ireland international Ciara McCormack and a litany of her former club team-mates have made extensive allegations against an ex-coach.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Poll: How do you think Ireland will fare in tonight's Euro 2020 qualifier against Georgia? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you think Ireland will fare in tonight's Euro 2020 qualifier against Georgia?

After the 1-0 win on Saturday against Gibraltar, Ireland are back on home soil.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Do you remember the first time? Mick McCarthy's big night, Roy's rage and a bizarre search for new players

In March 1996, the Republic of Ireland kickstarted a new era with a friendly against Russia at Lansdowne Road.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'It's a mark of the man that he was willing to show us how he felt': Mick McCarthy and a remarkably raw documentary

When Mick McCarthy first took over the Irish team in 1996, a TV crew captured the highs and lows of the qualification campaign that followed.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Thursday 22 November, 2018

History will be kind to Martin O'Neill's tenure as Irish boss but the devil is in the details

He presided over an era of Irish football that conjured some standout moments. But there’s more to management – and legacy – than that.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Friday 16 November, 2018

'I would never condone anyone booing anyone's anthem'

Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill was less than impressed with a section of the crowd at the Aviva Stadium on Thursday.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'I remember coming out for the warm-up and the chants were 'Kill the Fenian bastards''

Joe Waters was part of the Republic of Ireland side that faced Northern Ireland at Windsor Park at the height of The Troubles in 1979.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Monday 12 November, 2018

'If James had been in top form then maybe things wouldn’t quite go the way they have'

Stoke boss Gary Rowett is unsure whether the club’s fans will continue to support McClean, while Martin O’Neill has said he will talk with the player.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Friday 9 November, 2018

Declan Rice: International call is one of the hardest decisions I will make

West Ham defender won’t rush into declaring for either Ireland or England.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Diego Maradona in Dublin: the flicks, the tricks and the unusual circumstances behind it

It was May 1980 and the Republic of Ireland side found themselves in the middle of another transition.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Ego and insecurity have followed Martin O'Neill around for his entire career

For the Republic of Ireland boss, the smugness isn’t a good look when so much negativity currently surrounds the Irish side.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Monday 10 September, 2018

Coleman the latest player to drop out for Poland as O'Neill's squad stretched further

The Ireland captain joins a lengthy injury list ahead of tomorrow’s friendly in Wroclaw.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Thursday 30 August, 2018

'He is with Ireland at the moment and that decision has to fall to him'

England manager Gareth Southgate says he will leave Declan Rice to make his own decision about his international future.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

'While everyone was having a party in the front room, the FA were sneaking in the back door and getting in Rice's ear'

Given Declan Rice’s eligibility for England, why wasn’t he ‘nailed down’ by Martin O’Neill last year?

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'I still have really, really bad days now. There are days when I cry. And I'm not ashamed of it'

Andy Reid has been through a painful few years. He speaks to Eoin O’Callaghan about loss, life and what’s next.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Friday 24 August, 2018

16-year-old Shels striker in line for international debut in Ireland's final World Cup qualifier

Jessica Ziu has been called into Colin Bell’s squad for the clash with Northern Ireland.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Monday 6 August, 2018

'He's intelligent, tactically very capable and full of ambition': Bayern impressed by Irish-eligible teenager

Ryan Johansson is expected to be included in the Republic of Ireland Under-18 squad next month.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Thursday 28 June, 2018

How Irish football's 'age of innocence' came back from the dead after World Cup tiebreaker oddity

Atmosphere was fraught at Italia ’90 but two different kinds of draws changed football history.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'I want to be Ireland's number one - and I know they're watching me'

Sean McDermott is playing consistent top-flight football but there’s been no call from Martin O’Neill yet.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Nothing changes, nothing gets done' - Ireland star shares new racist abuse

Cyrus Christie was also subject to racist taunting last November.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest

It’s 25 years since the icon was crowned the PFA Player of the Year.

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