FAI release statement on Bray Wanderers investigation

The Football Association of Ireland has concluded its investigation into alleged match-fixing surrounding the friendly match between Bray Wanderers FC and Waterford FC on Friday, September 8 at the Carlisle Grounds. The investigation, which was conducted in addition with an investigation run by An Garda Siochana, has found that there was

Republic of Ireland to face Northern Ireland in friendly

The Republic of Ireland will face Northern Ireland in a friendly fixture at the Aviva Stadium on November 15th (Thursday). The game will kick off at 7.45pm. The two countries last met in 2011 in the Nations Cup when the Republic won 5-0 at the Aviva Stadium. Speaking on the official Northern Ireland

Double swoop for Cork City at the Soccer Writers Awards

Cork City manager John Caulfield was tonight revealed as the winner of the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers' Association of Ireland Personality of the Year award. Caulfield, 53, enjoyed a stunning season at Turner's Cross, securing a league and FAI Cup double. The Cork boss headed a six-man shortlist for the Personality award and

Ireland Boss Martin O’Neill Interested in Stoke Job?

One of the primary tenets of sports betting is understanding the importance of value. Understanding how the odds work is obviously key, but that’s where most amateur bettors wind up falling short. Most preseason odds would have told you that Stoke City would not be among the clubs at risk

The wheels come off the O’Neill bus as Ireland exit through play offs

Christian Eriksen masterclass compounded a disastrous evening for the boys in Green with a hat-trick of the highest quality to book Denmark a place at next years World Cup. Heartbreak, devastation, a slaughter and massacre are words that will no doubt do the rounds throughout the media as, in yet another

Is there a disconnect within Irish football in this country?

As a healthy 55,000+ people packed into the Aviva on Friday to watch Ireland's crunch game against Moldova. Less than 6,000 made it to League of Ireland games the next day. Normally, when you ask a non-league of Ireland football fan would they be interested in going to a game the