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

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

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

Video: Sean Maguire scores again for Preston North End

Former League of Ireland star Sean Maguire made it two goals in two for his new club Preston North End as he scored against Cardiff City in the Championship last night. Maguire has been in flying form since his €150,000 move form Cork City in the summer. Another one for Sean

Is the League of Ireland starved of appreciation?

“Debutant Richie Towell scores last minute winner for Rotherham.” The headlines that most will have read on the 9th of September with the significance gaining the former Dundalk man a mention. Over the past couple of years several players have moved across ‘the pond’ and once established, fans seem to forget