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

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

Sean Maguire makes the final cut for Martin O’Neill’s squad

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill confirmed his squad ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Round clashes with Moldova and Wales. Injury rules out goalkeeper Keiren Westwood (ribs), while striker Kevin Doyle has retired due to concussion-related symptoms. A number of players are carrying knocks and will be assessed by

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