Terry Connor: The new number two

  Anyone who has seen the cult TV series ‘The Prisoner’ starring Patrick McGoohan [as Number Six] will be familiar with the character of Number Two. The series is set in an unidentified ‘village’ where people have numbers instead of names and where Number Two is in charge. She or he

Noel King steps down as Ireland u21’s manager

  Noel King will move full-time to the role of Player Identification Manager for the Football Association of Ireland after serving eight years as Head Coach of the Republic of Ireland Under-21s. After being appointed in July 2010, King oversaw 40 competitive games and improved the team's UEFA ranking, while they achieved two

FAI to join feasibility study for 2030 FIFA World Cup bid

  Republic of Ireland could be part of joint bid to host tournament in 2030. Following recent positive discussions amongst all parties it has been agreed that the Football Association of Ireland will join the English, Irish, Welsh and Scottish FAs in conducting a feasibility review into a potential joint bid to