Shelbourne are bringing on back the good times

  Shelbourne are a club that I associate on a personal level with music. There’s the inspirational ‘’Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag’’ by Pigbag as the teams come out at Tolka Park [it also gets a blast when a goal is scored]. There’s Fats Domino’s ‘’Red Sails In TheSunset’’ wafting

Stephen Kenny’s 21’s beat Sweden as Parrott gets a double

  Republic of Ireland Under-21s produced an incredible performance to secure a 3-1 victory against Sweden.  A brace from Troy Parrott and Conor Masterson's header secured the comeback after Mattias Svanberg's opener. Ireland dominated the contest from start to finish and could have gone ahead just two minutes in after Aaron Connolly turned

FAI release statement on Limerick FC

  The Football Association of Ireland notes the appointment of an interim examiner to Limerick FC in the High Court today. The FAI would like to point out that it does not owe money to Limerick FC who are currently in debt to the Association. The FAI are confident that Limerick FC will

Remembering the road to Landsdowne

  So Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers and Sligo Rovers are through to the FAI Cup semi-finals. Well done to these sides, and commiserations to Waterford, Galway and UCD. The final last-eight tie – between Crumlin United and Bohemians – won’t take place until next week. We could yet have an all-Rovers final for

McGoldrick saves the day for Ireland

  Ciaran Callan at the Aviva Stadium With three wins and a draw with ten points in the bank, Mick McCarthy knew coming into tonight's match that they were entering the fray of the business end of qualification for Euro 2020. With 281 days until the opening tournament fixture Ireland will want

FAI investigatIng unusual betting in Sligo Rovers v Limerick game in the FAI Cup

  The Football Association of Ireland can confirm it is now investigating unusual betting patterns around the recent FAI Cup game between Sligo Rovers v Limerick FC. The investigation is along similar lines to the one currently underway into the First Division fixture between Shelbourne and Limerick in April. Both investigations were launched following the receipt

FAI appoint leading Dutch manager Vera Pauw to WNT

  The Football Association of Ireland are delighted to announce the appointment of the highly-respected Dutch coach Vera Pauw as the new manager of the Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team, as they look to qualify for the European Championships for the first time. Pauw attended last night’s UEFA Women's EURO 2021