FAI supports UEFA’s zero tolerance stance on pyrotechnics

The Football Association of Ireland supports UEFA's zero tolerance stance on pyrotechnics to ensure the safety of all supporters attending games. The FAI will work with An Garda Siochana, Emergency Services, Local Authorities, Clubs and all stakeholders throughout 2018 to raise awareness and fully implement new directives from UEFA. Education programmes will

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

Is Stephen Kenny a real contender for the Ireland job?

With all the speculation that Martin O’Neill is set to take up the role of manager at Premier League side Stoke City, it leaves many people asking the question, ‘who will be the next Ireland manager?’ Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny’s name is being mentioned continuously as a possible replacement, and the

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