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

Could we not do an O’Neill swap?

Opinion piece: Brian Quigley If only Michael and Martin O’Neill could just swap jobs. The football community down here would get an Irish man in charge who has managed successfully in the League of Ireland [with Shamrock Rovers], has a proven track record of getting the most out of limited resources

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

Republic of Ireland v Denmark officially sold out

he Football Association of Ireland can confirm that the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Play-Off Second Leg between Republic of Ireland and Denmark on Tuesday, November 14 in Aviva Stadium is officially sold out. Premium tickets that were reserved for the public sale on Friday, October 20 sold out in less

Ireland player ratings v Moldova

Darren Randolph: 6. Comfortable enough night. Pulled off a top class save on 26 minutes to deny Dedov and quick off the line to save Meylors soft back pass. Cyrus Christie: 6. Quiet enough night but energetic enough when in possession, although a lot of the play came down the left