# Roddy Collins

Last year
# Interview
‘You box, you grin and you get knocked out’ - Roddy Collins on life
The manager and former player chats about his new book and career in football.
All time
# 2000: Revisited
'Otto won Euro 2004 with Greece - big deal, I'd have taken them to a World Cup'
A new century led to a new dawn in League of Ireland football as teams began to punch above their weight in Europe.
# LOI Legends
'It’s nice to have the feeling that you belong to a club and I don’t think there are any better than Bohs'
Former Bohemians captain Kevin Hunt looks back at a decade with the Gypsies, playing in Asia and life after retirement.
# Wave Goodbye
Roddy Collins steps down as general manager of Athlone Town
The Dubliner was originally installed as manager last May for a second spell in charge.
# Wrap
The joy of six for Waterford as Roddy gets a footballing lesson in his own backyard
Alan Reynolds’ side consolidate their place at the top of the First Division though Cobh Ramblers are still on their shoulder.
# Passion
'I got the phone call from Brian Kerr and remember roaring crying in front of my ma'
Trevor Molloy chats to The42 about representing Ireland at the 1997 World Youth Championships and starring in the League of Ireland.
# He's back
Confirmed: Roddy Collins is named Athlone Town manager for a second time
The Dubliner is expected to take charge after tomorrow’s clash against Shelbourne.
# Investigation
Bohemians launch investigation over Roddy Collins' claims he reported paedophile at club
The alleged incident took place in 1998.
# So Long
Where to next? Roddy Collins parts ways with Waterford United
The 55-year-old has left the SSE Airtricity League First Division club with immediate effect.
# thrashing
Cork hit seven (yes, seven) against Waterford tonight
It was an evening to forget for Roddy Collins’ men at Turner’s Cross.
# fine margins
Roddy fine could be more 'Game of Thrones' than League of Ireland
Reaction to heavy-handed fine could prompt League of Ireland managers to band together, writes John O’Sullivan.
# wednesday
We'll Leave It There So: Top NFL coach joins Irish Rugby, Roddy's in trouble and all today's sport
Also, Dan Martin tastes success in Spain while Ben Affleck reveals how Conor McGregor helped influence his latest incarnation of Batman.
# In hot water
Roddy Collins fined €1,500 and handed 6-match ban
The FAI have sanctioned the Waterford United boss for critical comments made about the SSE Airtricity League.
# Journeyman
Roddy Collins is managing one of tonight's Europa League finalists?
Waterford United may not be too happy about this development.
# Meta
The real Roddy Collins confronted the fake one after Waterford's victory last night
Much banter ensued.
# The Rod Squad
Roddy's back, baby! Collins returns to League of Ireland management
He takes over at Waterford United.
# Interview
Brian Kerr on the FAI losing interest in the Airtricity League, Euro 2016 and Roddy Collins
Ruaidhrí Croke chats to Brian Kerr about the current state of Irish football, both internationally and domestically.
# words of wisdom
Power ranking the 27 most memorable soccer quotes of 2014
“Maybe Louis does have a golden willy” and more gems from this year.
# You're kidding
You won't believe it... Luton Town boss John Still has actually taken a LOI player on trial
Maybe he does believe some are good enough for League Two after all…
# It's Quizness time
Who said it: Tony Soprano or Roddy Collins?
Both TV stars in their own right, how well do you know the League of Ireland loud-mouth and the Mob heavyweight?
# vox pop
Joe Schmidt vs Roddy Collins, Walters' delight and the rest of the week's best comments
Andy Carroll took a bit of a hiding too.
# honest assessment
'It's another nail in the coffin' - Roddy Collins on Friday night Premier League vs LOI
Collins doesn’t think the Premier League’s announcement today will spark much change from the Airtricity League authorities.
# shots fired
'Who is Roddy Collins anyway?' - Buckley 'embarrassed' by recent comments
His criticism of the FAI Cup final was unhelpful, says the St Patrick’s Athletic boss.
# Debate
'This whole conversation's been an embarrassment' - Off the Ball's LOI chat gets heated
The furore from Roddy Collins’ recent controversial comments is showing no sign of relenting.
# riposte
'I'd play League 2 football with my eyes closed' - Keith Fahey hits back at Roddy Collins' claims
The former Ireland international is not happy.
# Opinion
Stuart Byrne column: Unfair to cast aspersions about the league after one match
In his final column of the season, Stuey discusses Roddy’s remarks and how improvements can be made to marketing the LOI.
# Opinion
Collins' comments are an unfair assessment of football in Ireland
Collins has brought up the classic League of Ireland debate again.
# Not holding back
Collins: Public are deluded about standard of domestic football
Collins called yesterday’s FAI Cup final embarrassing.
# On the rise
The draw days are over for impressive Derry City
The Peter Hutton era, at the Brandywell, is off to a successful start.
# Reaction
Roddy Collins: 'I can take stick, but when I see my kids and wife taking it, that galls me'
The former Derry boss admitted to feeling a “bit raw” after losing his job.
# Gaffer
Hutton appointed first team manager in place of Roddy Collins at Derry City
The former centre back made over 600 appearances for the Candystripes during his playing career.
# Gone baby gone
Stuart Byrne column: A manager must assert himself. He can't be seen to be weak
This week, our regular LOI expert assesses Roddy Collins’ short reign and recent departure from Derry City.
# Musings
The word of Rod: celebrating the wisdom of Roddy Collins
The former Derry City manager is always entertaining.
# outspoken
James McClean has his say on Roddy Collins' exit from Derry City
The former Candystripes winger has suggested that Roddy’s ego is ‘bigger than the club’.
# Exit
Roddy Collins parts company with Derry City after six months in charge
The former Bohemians boss has departed the SSE Airtricity League side, the club announced this evening.
# League of Ireland
More pressure on Roddy as Bray let Derry off the hook
Honours even at the Carlisle Grounds after Bray miss a first-half penalty.
# city beat town
Curran helps Derry overcome early setback against former club Athlone
The Candystripes were behind after 15 minutes, but claimed all three points thanks to a brilliant Michael Duffy strike.
# League of Ireland
Dundalk's Hoban hits back at Roddy's talk of 'cowardly' challenge on Derry player
Derry defender Ryan McBride is expected to remain in hospital tonight as he continue his recovery.
# column
'Roddy will have Derry fired up as the champions are coming to town' - Mark Quigley
The St Patrick’s Athletic striker is expecting a stern test from the winless Candystripes.
# League of Ireland
Roddy worried that an English club will stump up the cash to poach Cliff Byrne
Derry skipper led from the rear in last night’s 1-1 draw at Shamrock Rovers.