The third tier of League of Ireland football

  Talk of a third tier for the League of Ireland resurfaced this summer. Apparently it is being considered afresh by the powers that be. Its arrival isn’t imminent or even a certainty, but it’s something I’d be in favour of personally if it did happen. We’ve had a third tier before,

The weekend of ‘Armchair Theatre’

  Sunday was a great day for the armchair sport fan [I put my hand up; guilty as charged]. The climax of the Ryder Cup unfolded during the afternoon and dovetailed nicely into the live screening on RTE of the sold-out FAI Cup semi-final clash at DalymountPark between Bohemians and Cork

FAI make €300,000 fund available for assisting clubs in financial difficulties to pay players

  The Board of the Football Association of Ireland has agreed to the creation of a proposed fund worth €300,000 (split equally between the FAI and the PFAI) to assist SSE Airtricity League clubs who are experiencing difficulty in meeting contractual obligations to professional players. The FAI have initiated this fund and