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

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

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

Daryl at the double and Maguire debuts

Daryl at the double as Murphy’s brace in the first half set up a potentially mouthwatering clash with Wales on Monday night as Ireland ran out comfortable 2-0 winners at the Aviva Stadium.. A win at all costs game, with a pre-game air of expectancy may not usually go hand in

Ireland in dire need of a striker as Serbia win in Dublin

Kolorov breaks Irish hearts and almost the cross bar to give Serbia all three points. 10-man Serbia held firm to almost guarantee qualification for next years World Cup despite a much improved and spirited display from “The boys in Green”. Following Saturday nights disappointing performance away at Georgia, Martin O’Neill’s troops looked

Sean Maguire makes Ireland squad for upcoming qualifiers

At a press conference in SSE Airtricity's headquarters, O'Neill selected a 39-man panel for the games away to Georgia (September 2) and home to Serbia (September 5) as Ireland aim to push towards qualification for next summer's World Cup in Russia. There is a first senior call-up for Preston North End striker

Sean Thornton retires from football

Drogheda United midfielder Sean Thornton has today confirmed his retirement from professional football with immediate effect. The 34-year-old returned home to his local club in 2015 where he made 73 appearances for Drogheda, scoring 14 goals. Sean began his career across the water with Tranmere Rovers where he would make 11 appearances

Ireland player ratings from Uruguay fixture

Player ratings from last night’s impressive 3-1 win against Uruguay by Darryl Geraghty Darren Randolph (4): Under pressure from the start, with Uruguay’s big backline causing problems from set pieces. Moment to forget for the goal. Lack of first team affecting him? Cyrus Christie: (9): The Championships self proclaimed best right back