Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny: “We’re looking to absolutely outplay them at home. That’s our ambition.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

More than a decade after his Bohemians side bounced back from a first leg defeat by BATE to go comfortably through, Stephen Kenny is setting the ba(...)

John Delaney and FAI executives at the FAI agm in Sligo.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Two years ago John Delaney declined to take questions from journalists at an FAI agm on the basis – he told delegates at the time – that it was not in(...)

FAI cheif executive John Delaney addressed the organisation’s 89 delegates at the AGM this afternoon. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

The FAI appears to have abandoned its target of being debt free by 2020 with senior figures at the organisation’s Annual general Meeting in Sligo sugg(...)

Martin O’Neill will travel to St Petersburg for the World Cup draw. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Far from leaving early, Martin O’Neill insists that he remains open to staying on as Republic of Ireland manager beyond the end of the current campaig(...)

John Delaney’s general avoidance of journalists whose job it is to cover football does not inspire much confidence. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

“We’ve got a very open approach to the game. The members are very happy with how we run the game of football. We have an AGM every year, our accoun(...)

Holders St Pat’s play Cork City in the FAI Cup third round. Photograph: Inpho

Having waited a long, long time to win it again St Patrick’s Athletic are having to defend the FAI Cup the hard way with Liam Buckley’s side having be(...)

Martin O’Neill says he was never interested in a return to the Premier League. Photograph: Inpho

Martin O’Neill says there was never any way that he was going to leave his role as Ireland manager midway through a campaign in order to return to Lei(...)

Olivier Occean celebrates opening the scoring for Odd Ballklubb in their Europa League tie with Shamrock Rovers at Tallaght Stadium. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Shamrock Rovers 0 Odds Ballklubb 2 Pat Fenlon had talked before this game about the way in which the Norwegians had sprung from the traps in the first(...)

Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon cannot call on his three former Republic of Ireland internationals. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho.

It may be a long time since any manager here has had players with the combined experience of Damien Duff, Stephen McPhail and Keith Fahey in their squ(...)

 Arturo Vidal is one of five Juventus players  on the  shortlist for this year’s Best Player in Europe. Photograph: Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images

The shortlist for this year’s Best Player in Europe is completely dominated by the two sides that met in the Champions League final last month with Ba(...)