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Uefa express 'serious concerns' over Fifa's plans to stage biennial World Cups
# Danger Here
# Danger Here

Uefa express 'serious concerns' over Fifa's plans to stage biennial World Cups

1 minute ago 9 Views 0 Comments

European football’s governing body cited a potential “dilution” of the event, as well as effects on player welfare and the women’s game.

Ireland U21 striker bidding to cause an 'unbelievable' upset at Celtic Park
# Article Of Raith
# Article Of Raith

Ireland U21 striker bidding to cause an 'unbelievable' upset at Celtic Park

30 minutes ago 949 Views 0 Comments

Cork youngster Ethon Varian is set to play for Raith Rovers in tomorrow’s Scottish League Cup quarter-final.

Koeman refuses to answer questions, walks out of Barcelona press conference
# Pre-prepared
# Pre-prepared

Koeman refuses to answer questions, walks out of Barcelona press conference

1 hour ago 1,817 Views 2 Comments

The under-fire manager read out a lengthy statement before exiting the room.

Colombian star Rodriguez departs Everton for Qatar after falling out of favour
# Frozen Out
# Frozen Out

Colombian star Rodriguez departs Everton for Qatar after falling out of favour

1 hour ago 1,666 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old is off to Al-Rayyan, who are managed by Laurent Blanc.

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals
# Late Stage
# Late Stage

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals

2 hours ago 10,400 Views 7 Comments

‘It is heartbreaking to see how someone can change,’ says the 74-year-old’s wife, Bonnie.

Rooney's Derby deducted 12 points after entering administration
# Blow
# Blow

Rooney's Derby deducted 12 points after entering administration

3 hours ago 2,328 Views 3 Comments

The second-tier side have taken 10 points from eight games this season but are now rooted at the foot of the Championship.

Premier League and Championship clubs to offer safe standing areas from January
# Trial
# Trial

Premier League and Championship clubs to offer safe standing areas from January

3 hours ago 1,345 Views 0 Comments

Clubs in England’s top two tiers have until 6 October to apply.

Lovely moment as 'world-class' Australia wonderkid reunited with Irish grandfather after friendly
# One That Got Away
# One That Got Away

Lovely moment as 'world-class' Australia wonderkid reunited with Irish grandfather after friendly

Updated 4 hours ago 41,519 Views 12 Comments

Mary Fowler was a shining light for the Matildas last night – a reminder of what could have been.

All-Ireland winner heads up star-studded management team in race for Kerry job
# Kingdom
# Kingdom

All-Ireland winner heads up star-studded management team in race for Kerry job

4 hours ago 7,893 Views 6 Comments

Former Austin Stacks manager Stephen Stack is leading up a management ticket with plenty of big names.

United Rugby Championship tie between Connacht and Ulster moved to the Aviva
# Fixture Details
# Fixture Details

United Rugby Championship tie between Connacht and Ulster moved to the Aviva

4 hours ago 4,282 Views 19 Comments

There’s set to be no restriction on supporters attending the game.

Ex-Ireland international Curtis Fleming lands assistant manager's role in the Championship
# New Gig
# New Gig

Ex-Ireland international Curtis Fleming lands assistant manager's role in the Championship

5 hours ago 4,204 Views 0 Comments

Fleming has linked up with Nigel Pearson at Bristol City.

Tzolis scolded by Norwich City boss after swiping penalty from Idah
# Greek Tragedy
# Greek Tragedy

Tzolis scolded by Norwich City boss after swiping penalty from Idah

6 hours ago 9,415 Views 2 Comments

Daniel Farke says the Greek youngster made ‘a big mistake’ during last night’s defeat to Liverpool.

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney
# New Normal
# New Normal

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney

Updated 7 hours ago 24,115 Views 10 Comments

Former Ireland fullback Rob Kearney isn’t ruling out one last move before retiring from rugby.

Ireland flanker Anna Caplice signs for Gloucester-Hartpury
# On The Move
# On The Move

Ireland flanker Anna Caplice signs for Gloucester-Hartpury

8 hours ago 2,398 Views 0 Comments

The 32-year-old has missed the cut in recent Ireland squads.

Liverpool set to start work on Anfield expansion
# Construction
# Construction

Liverpool set to start work on Anfield expansion

8 hours ago 4,337 Views 0 Comments

The club aims to increase capacity of their home stadium to more than 61,000.

Sligo confirm McEntee will remain in charge for 2022
# In The Hot Seat
# In The Hot Seat

Sligo confirm McEntee will remain in charge for 2022

8 hours ago 2,326 Views 3 Comments

The Armagh man took charge of the Yeats County last February.

'It's been a long time coming, I'm over the moon' - Dream debut for Ireland's newest star Lucy Quinn
# Southampton To Sligo
# Southampton To Sligo

'It's been a long time coming, I'm over the moon' - Dream debut for Ireland's newest star Lucy Quinn

9 hours ago 1,956 Views 0 Comments

The English-born attacker made her impact felt immediately, after a lengthy process to confirm her eligibility.

Van Graan confident Zebo will play his way into Irish squad
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

Van Graan confident Zebo will play his way into Irish squad

Updated 10 hours ago 14,893 Views 19 Comments

Zebo was a notable omission when a 50-man Ireland squad gathered last week.

'We’re hoping they don’t cross the line' - Stricker's message to US fans before Ryder Cup
# Set The Tone
# Set The Tone

'We’re hoping they don’t cross the line' - Stricker's message to US fans before Ryder Cup

11 hours ago 3,571 Views 2 Comments

The 54-year-old expects a ‘rowdy’ atmosphere as his side aims to regain the title.

'It has been nice to live and breathe rugby to the extent I can'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'It has been nice to live and breathe rugby to the extent I can'

11 hours ago 3,184 Views 0 Comments

Edel McMahon has pushed her game forward with Wasps over in England.

Former Springbok captain says 'demanding' Vermeulen will make big impression at Ulster
# Leader
# Leader

Former Springbok captain says 'demanding' Vermeulen will make big impression at Ulster

11 hours ago 3,947 Views 0 Comments

Bobby Skinstad spoke to the World Cup winner before his move to Belfast was confirmed last week.

Fast, relentless, adaptable - Connacht's 'gardener' targets URC quarter-final
# Leaders
# Leaders

Fast, relentless, adaptable - Connacht's 'gardener' targets URC quarter-final

12 hours ago 3,508 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend is heading into his fourth season in charge of the province.

Dublin star hopeful 'the best manager in the country' will stay on for a sixth campaign
# Bouncing Back
# Bouncing Back

Dublin star hopeful 'the best manager in the country' will stay on for a sixth campaign

12 hours ago 2,728 Views 2 Comments

Mick Bohan’s Sky Blues saw their All-Ireland five-in-a-row bid derailed by Meath earlier this month.

Yesterday’s News

Vera Pauw: 'We are getting closer to our goal and I promise you it will happen'
# Tigers
# Tigers

Vera Pauw: 'We are getting closer to our goal and I promise you it will happen'

20 hours ago 3,679 Views 0 Comments

The Republic of Ireland got back to winning ways tonight after a five-goal shootout with Australia.

Relief for Dundalk after extra-time win over Finn Harps in cup quarter-final
# Replay
# Replay

Relief for Dundalk after extra-time win over Finn Harps in cup quarter-final

20 hours ago 3,190 Views 1 Comment

It finished 3-1 in tonight’s replay in Oriel Park.

Irish players hit the net, Man City win 6-1 and Everton lose on penalties
# Carabao Cup
# Carabao Cup

Irish players hit the net, Man City win 6-1 and Everton lose on penalties

20 hours ago 8,574 Views 3 Comments

There was plenty third round action tonight.

Suarez fires Atletico top of La Liga with late double and Inter move clear in Serie A after victory
# Euro News
# Euro News

Suarez fires Atletico top of La Liga with late double and Inter move clear in Serie A after victory

Updated 20 hours ago 4,914 Views 2 Comments

An injury-time winner from the Uruguayan striker proved crucial.

Ireland goalkeeper saves penalty and Tyrone teenager makes debut in Liverpool win
# Starting XI
# Starting XI

Ireland goalkeeper saves penalty and Tyrone teenager makes debut in Liverpool win

Updated 21 hours ago 61,696 Views 38 Comments

It finished 3-0 for Jurgen Klopp’s side at Carrow Road.

Pauw's Ireland get back to winning ways after five-goal shootout with Australia
# The Mighty Quinns
# The Mighty Quinns

Pauw's Ireland get back to winning ways after five-goal shootout with Australia

21 hours ago 21,610 Views 5 Comments

Fans returned for the Girls In Green’s last run-out before the World Cup qualifying campaign.

Monkfish sidelined due to tendon injury and Min has been retired
# Racing
# Racing

Monkfish sidelined due to tendon injury and Min has been retired

22 hours ago 2,309 Views 0 Comments

Trainer Willie Mullins has made the announcements.

Jay Z's Roc Nation and URC see NBA model as blueprint for rugby revolution
# Power To The Players
# Power To The Players

Jay Z's Roc Nation and URC see NBA model as blueprint for rugby revolution

Tue 6:14 PM 15,743 Views 7 Comments

‘I know it’s going to be a big change and I know that some clubs may be a little bit hesitant’, says Roc Nation Sports president Michael Yormark, ‘but at the end of the day, it’s about growing the sport.’

Solskjaer to give fringe players an opportunity for second West Ham clash in three days
# We Meet Again
# We Meet Again

Solskjaer to give fringe players an opportunity for second West Ham clash in three days

Tue 5:30 PM 7,812 Views 2 Comments

Sunday’s match-winner Jesse Lingard is set to start for Manchester United in tomorrow’s Carabao Cup tie.

'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships
# Not Involved
# Not Involved

'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships

Tue 4:51 PM 4,440 Views 10 Comments

Eddie Dunbar, Rory Townsend and Ryan Mullen are all part of the Irish team for the men’s road race.

Fifa hand Hungary two-match stadium ban, with one of those matches suspended, for fans' racism v England
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

Fifa hand Hungary two-match stadium ban, with one of those matches suspended, for fans' racism v England

Tue 4:08 PM 3,407 Views 3 Comments

The Hungarian FA have also been fined just under €185,000 after Raheem Sterling and Jude Bellingham were targeted with monkey chants earlier this month.

Tipperary star named in West Coast Eagles' leadership group for 2022 season
# Wizard Of Oz
# Wizard Of Oz

Tipperary star named in West Coast Eagles' leadership group for 2022 season

Tue 3:58 PM 7,900 Views 1 Comment

‘Aisling McCarthy’s football nous – alongside her hardworking nature – made her an ideal candidate.’

Van Graan refuses to discuss potential contract extension at Munster

Van Graan refuses to discuss potential contract extension at Munster

Tue 3:47 PM 8,112 Views 11 Comments

‘When the time is right for contract talks, that will take place in the background,’ said the South African.

GAA president McCarthy hits out at 'down-right cowardly' criticism of players
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

GAA president McCarthy hits out at 'down-right cowardly' criticism of players

Tue 3:00 PM 19,822 Views 20 Comments

His comments come days after Mayo GAA condemned ‘personal attacks’ on their players and management.

Juventus' next Serie A game a 'relegation six-pointer' - Allegri
# Bad Times
# Bad Times

Juventus' next Serie A game a 'relegation six-pointer' - Allegri

Tue 2:59 PM 6,476 Views 0 Comments

Juventus face Spezia on Wednesday heading into their fifth league match of the season without a win.

Connacht close in on new signing to help cover Buckley's long-term injury
# Addition
# Addition

Connacht close in on new signing to help cover Buckley's long-term injury

Tue 2:07 PM 7,567 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, Kieran Marmion is the only fit scrum-half in the senior squad.

Rugby player Brendan Mullin to stand trial for €578,000 alleged bank fraud
# Brendan Mullin
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# Brendan Mullin

Rugby player Brendan Mullin to stand trial for €578,000 alleged bank fraud

Tue 1:47 PM 47,671 Views 0 Comments

Mullin had been working in an executive position in Bank of Ireland at the time of the alleged offences.

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