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#Roddy Collins

# roddy-collins - Monday 27 April, 2020

'Otto won Euro 2004 with Greece  - big deal, I'd have taken them to a World Cup'
# 2000: Revisited
# 2000: Revisited

'Otto won Euro 2004 with Greece - big deal, I'd have taken them to a World Cup'

Apr 27th 2020, 7:30 AM 30,003 Views 4 Comments

A new century led to a new dawn in League of Ireland football as teams began to punch above their weight in Europe.

# roddy-collins - Sunday 16 September, 2018

'It’s nice to have the feeling that you belong to a club and I don’t think there are any better than Bohs'
# LOI Legends
# 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'

Sep 16th 2018, 9:47 PM 23,152 Views 13 Comments

Former Bohemians captain Kevin Hunt looks back at a decade with the Gypsies, playing in Asia and life after retirement.

# roddy-collins - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Roddy Collins steps down as general manager of Athlone Town
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Roddy Collins steps down as general manager of Athlone Town

Feb 28th 2018, 1:20 PM 6,596 Views 9 Comments

The Dubliner was originally installed as manager last May for a second spell in charge.

# roddy-collins - Friday 2 June, 2017

The joy of six for Waterford as Roddy gets a footballing lesson in his own backyard
# Wrap
# Wrap

The joy of six for Waterford as Roddy gets a footballing lesson in his own backyard

Jun 2nd 2017, 11:37 PM 7,328 Views 5 Comments

Alan Reynolds’ side consolidate their place at the top of the First Division though Cobh Ramblers are still on their shoulder.

# roddy-collins - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'I got the phone call from Brian Kerr and remember roaring crying in front of my ma'
# Passion
# Passion

'I got the phone call from Brian Kerr and remember roaring crying in front of my ma'

May 14th 2017, 9:30 PM 48,188 Views 14 Comments

Trevor Molloy chats to The42 about representing Ireland at the 1997 World Youth Championships and starring in the League of Ireland.

# roddy-collins - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Confirmed: Roddy Collins is named Athlone Town manager for a second time
# He's Back
# He's Back

Confirmed: Roddy Collins is named Athlone Town manager for a second time

May 11th 2017, 8:37 PM 5,919 Views 11 Comments

The Dubliner is expected to take charge after tomorrow’s clash against Shelbourne.

# roddy-collins - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Bohemians launch investigation over Roddy Collins' claims he reported paedophile at club
# Investigation
# Investigation

Bohemians launch investigation over Roddy Collins' claims he reported paedophile at club

Nov 29th 2016, 7:46 AM 34,614 Views 36 Comments

The alleged incident took place in 1998.

# roddy-collins - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Where to next? Roddy Collins parts ways with Waterford United
# So Long
# So Long

Where to next? Roddy Collins parts ways with Waterford United

Oct 4th 2016, 6:06 PM 9,219 Views 18 Comments

The 55-year-old has left the SSE Airtricity League First Division club with immediate effect.

# roddy-collins - Monday 18 April, 2016

Cork hit seven (yes, seven) against Waterford tonight
# Thrashing
# Thrashing

Cork hit seven (yes, seven) against Waterford tonight

Apr 18th 2016, 10:50 PM 9,385 Views 7 Comments

It was an evening to forget for Roddy Collins’ men at Turner’s Cross.

# roddy-collins - Friday 8 April, 2016

Roddy fine could be more 'Game of Thrones' than League of Ireland
# Fine Margins
# Fine Margins

Roddy fine could be more 'Game of Thrones' than League of Ireland

Apr 8th 2016, 11:23 AM 4,747 Views 4 Comments

Reaction to heavy-handed fine could prompt League of Ireland managers to band together, writes John O’Sullivan.

# roddy-collins - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Top NFL coach joins Irish Rugby, Roddy's in trouble and all today's sport
# Wednesday
# Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Top NFL coach joins Irish Rugby, Roddy's in trouble and all today's sport

Mar 23rd 2016, 8:15 PM 22,448 Views 1 Comment

Also, Dan Martin tastes success in Spain while Ben Affleck reveals how Conor McGregor helped influence his latest incarnation of Batman.

Roddy Collins fined €1,500 and handed 6-match ban
# In Hot Water
# In Hot Water

Roddy Collins fined €1,500 and handed 6-match ban

Mar 23rd 2016, 5:05 PM 12,920 Views 16 Comments

The FAI have sanctioned the Waterford United boss for critical comments made about the SSE Airtricity League.

# roddy-collins - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Roddy Collins is managing one of tonight's Europa League finalists?
# Journeyman
# Journeyman

Roddy Collins is managing one of tonight's Europa League finalists?

May 27th 2015, 9:12 PM 12,104 Views 4 Comments

Waterford United may not be too happy about this development.

# roddy-collins - Saturday 16 May, 2015

The real Roddy Collins confronted the fake one after Waterford's victory last night
# Meta
# Meta

The real Roddy Collins confronted the fake one after Waterford's victory last night

May 16th 2015, 1:34 PM 5,465 Views 3 Comments

Much banter ensued.

# roddy-collins - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Roddy's back, baby! Collins returns to League of Ireland management
# The Rod Squad
# The Rod Squad

Roddy's back, baby! Collins returns to League of Ireland management

May 12th 2015, 10:19 AM 7,415 Views 28 Comments

He takes over at Waterford United.

# roddy-collins - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Brian Kerr on the FAI losing interest in the Airtricity League, Euro 2016 and Roddy Collins
# Interview
# Interview

Brian Kerr on the FAI losing interest in the Airtricity League, Euro 2016 and Roddy Collins

Jan 21st 2015, 7:15 AM 5,005 Views 18 Comments

Ruaidhrí Croke chats to Brian Kerr about the current state of Irish football, both internationally and domestically.

# roddy-collins - Friday 26 December, 2014

Power ranking the 27 most memorable soccer quotes of 2014
# Words Of Wisdom
# Words Of Wisdom

Power ranking the 27 most memorable soccer quotes of 2014

Dec 26th 2014, 10:41 PM 6,392 Views 3 Comments

“Maybe Louis does have a golden willy” and more gems from this year.

# roddy-collins - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

You won't believe it... Luton Town boss John Still has actually taken a LOI player on trial
# You're Kidding
# You're Kidding

You won't believe it... Luton Town boss John Still has actually taken a LOI player on trial

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:53 AM 6,993 Views 13 Comments

Maybe he does believe some are good enough for League Two after all…

# roddy-collins - Monday 22 December, 2014

Who said it: Tony Soprano or Roddy Collins?
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Who said it: Tony Soprano or Roddy Collins?

Dec 22nd 2014, 8:00 PM 6,599 Views 3 Comments

Both TV stars in their own right, how well do you know the League of Ireland loud-mouth and the Mob heavyweight?

# roddy-collins - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Joe Schmidt vs Roddy Collins, Walters' delight and the rest of the week's best comments
# Vox Pop
# Vox Pop

Joe Schmidt vs Roddy Collins, Walters' delight and the rest of the week's best comments

Dec 13th 2014, 10:30 AM 3,043 Views 2 Comments

Andy Carroll took a bit of a hiding too.

# roddy-collins - Friday 12 December, 2014

'It's another nail in the coffin' - Roddy Collins on Friday night Premier League vs LOI
# Honest Assessment
# Honest Assessment

'It's another nail in the coffin' - Roddy Collins on Friday night Premier League vs LOI

Dec 12th 2014, 9:18 PM 18,045 Views 51 Comments

Collins doesn’t think the Premier League’s announcement today will spark much change from the Airtricity League authorities.

# roddy-collins - Thursday 27 November, 2014

'Who is Roddy Collins anyway?' - Buckley 'embarrassed' by recent comments
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

'Who is Roddy Collins anyway?' - Buckley 'embarrassed' by recent comments

Nov 27th 2014, 8:30 AM 6,027 Views 9 Comments

His criticism of the FAI Cup final was unhelpful, says the St Patrick’s Athletic boss.

# roddy-collins - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

'This whole conversation's been an embarrassment' - Off the Ball's LOI chat gets heated
# Debate
# Debate

'This whole conversation's been an embarrassment' - Off the Ball's LOI chat gets heated

Nov 5th 2014, 11:27 AM 8,194 Views 10 Comments

The furore from Roddy Collins’ recent controversial comments is showing no sign of relenting.

# roddy-collins - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'I'd play League 2 football with my eyes closed' - Keith Fahey hits back at Roddy Collins' claims
# Riposte
# Riposte

'I'd play League 2 football with my eyes closed' - Keith Fahey hits back at Roddy Collins' claims

Nov 4th 2014, 5:22 PM 10,773 Views 16 Comments

The former Ireland international is not happy.

Stuart Byrne column: Unfair to cast aspersions about the league after one match
# Opinion
# Opinion

Stuart Byrne column: Unfair to cast aspersions about the league after one match

Nov 4th 2014, 5:02 PM 2,337 Views 6 Comments

In his final column of the season, Stuey discusses Roddy’s remarks and how improvements can be made to marketing the LOI.

# roddy-collins - Monday 3 November, 2014

Collins' comments are an unfair assessment of football in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Collins' comments are an unfair assessment of football in Ireland

Nov 3rd 2014, 5:33 PM 8,756 Views 24 Comments

Collins has brought up the classic League of Ireland debate again.

Collins: Public are deluded about standard of domestic football
# Not Holding Back
# Not Holding Back

Collins: Public are deluded about standard of domestic football

Nov 3rd 2014, 2:57 PM 5,777 Views 13 Comments

Collins called yesterday’s FAI Cup final embarrassing.

# roddy-collins - Friday 23 May, 2014

The draw days are over for impressive Derry City
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

The draw days are over for impressive Derry City

May 23rd 2014, 11:18 PM 2,247 Views 2 Comments

The Peter Hutton era, at the Brandywell, is off to a successful start.

# roddy-collins - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Roddy Collins: 'I can take stick, but when I see my kids and wife taking it, that galls me'
# Reaction
# Reaction

Roddy Collins: 'I can take stick, but when I see my kids and wife taking it, that galls me'

May 21st 2014, 8:00 AM 17,791 Views 24 Comments

The former Derry boss admitted to feeling a “bit raw” after losing his job.

# roddy-collins - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Hutton appointed first team manager in place of Roddy Collins at Derry City
# Gaffer
# Gaffer

Hutton appointed first team manager in place of Roddy Collins at Derry City

May 14th 2014, 9:18 AM 1,936 Views 6 Comments

The former centre back made over 600 appearances for the Candystripes during his playing career.

# roddy-collins - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Stuart Byrne column: A manager must assert himself. He can't be seen to be weak
# Gone Baby Gone
# Gone Baby Gone

Stuart Byrne column: A manager must assert himself. He can't be seen to be weak

May 13th 2014, 8:00 PM 4,230 Views 6 Comments

This week, our regular LOI expert assesses Roddy Collins’ short reign and recent departure from Derry City.

The word of Rod: celebrating the wisdom of Roddy Collins
# Musings
# Musings

The word of Rod: celebrating the wisdom of Roddy Collins

May 13th 2014, 4:48 PM 5,166 Views 5 Comments

The former Derry City manager is always entertaining.

# roddy-collins - Sunday 11 May, 2014

James McClean has his say on Roddy Collins' exit from Derry City
# Outspoken
# Outspoken

James McClean has his say on Roddy Collins' exit from Derry City

May 11th 2014, 9:38 PM 17,551 Views 19 Comments

The former Candystripes winger has suggested that Roddy’s ego is ‘bigger than the club’.

Roddy Collins parts company with Derry City after six months in charge
# Exit
# Exit

Roddy Collins parts company with Derry City after six months in charge

May 11th 2014, 7:50 PM 5,211 Views 28 Comments

The former Bohemians boss has departed the SSE Airtricity League side, the club announced this evening.

# roddy-collins - Friday 18 April, 2014

More pressure on Roddy as Bray let Derry off the hook
# League Of Ireland
# League Of Ireland

More pressure on Roddy as Bray let Derry off the hook

Apr 18th 2014, 7:31 PM 3,476 Views 4 Comments

Honours even at the Carlisle Grounds after Bray miss a first-half penalty.

# roddy-collins - Friday 11 April, 2014

Curran helps Derry overcome early setback against former club Athlone
# City Beat Town
# City Beat Town

Curran helps Derry overcome early setback against former club Athlone

Apr 11th 2014, 10:16 PM 1,432 Views 1 Comment

The Candystripes were behind after 15 minutes, but claimed all three points thanks to a brilliant Michael Duffy strike.

# roddy-collins - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Dundalk's Hoban hits back at Roddy's talk of 'cowardly' challenge on Derry player
# League Of Ireland
# League Of Ireland

Dundalk's Hoban hits back at Roddy's talk of 'cowardly' challenge on Derry player

Apr 8th 2014, 6:08 PM 4,013 Views 8 Comments

Derry defender Ryan McBride is expected to remain in hospital tonight as he continue his recovery.

# roddy-collins - Friday 28 March, 2014

'Roddy will have Derry fired up as the champions are coming to town' - Mark Quigley
# Column
# Column

'Roddy will have Derry fired up as the champions are coming to town' - Mark Quigley

Mar 28th 2014, 7:45 AM 1,883 Views 2 Comments

The St Patrick’s Athletic striker is expecting a stern test from the winless Candystripes.

# roddy-collins - Monday 10 March, 2014

Roddy worried that an English club will stump up the cash to poach Cliff Byrne
# League Of Ireland
# League Of Ireland

Roddy worried that an English club will stump up the cash to poach Cliff Byrne

Mar 10th 2014, 3:05 PM 3,115 Views 7 Comments

Derry skipper led from the rear in last night’s 1-1 draw at Shamrock Rovers.

# roddy-collins - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Late Kilduff header earns Rovers a point against Collins' Derry
# LOI
# LOI

Late Kilduff header earns Rovers a point against Collins' Derry

Mar 9th 2014, 7:48 PM 2,631 Views 3 Comments

Derry had a chance to secure the victory, but Rory Patterson missed a one-on-one late on.

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