The night it rained goals in the League of Ireland

  It was fitting that it rained goals on Friday 16 August 2019 in the SSE Airtricity League. The showers earlier in the day had been of the heavy summer variety, where it can be sunny one moment then showery the next in a sudden short burst of torrential rain that

Mick McCarthy names Kieran Sadlier, Troy Parrott and Jack Byrne in provisional squad

  Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has named a 40-man provisional squad for next month's AVIVA Stadium double-header. Ireland play their UEFA EURO 2020 European Qualifier against Switzerland on September 5, followed by a Three International Friendly against Bulgaria five days later. There are first call-ups for Stoke City's Nathan Collins, Doncaster