Richie Towell: “First and foremost I need to break into the Brighton squad . . . it’s every boy’s dream to play for their national senior team.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Richie Towell has reiterated his ambition to play his way into Ireland’s Euro 2016 squad after completing his move to Brighton and Hove Albion. But (...)

Shay Given training with the Republic of Ireland squad ahead of Friday night’s game in Glasgow. Photograph: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Legend has it that Archie Gemmill, then at Derby County, drove his heavily pregnant wife all the way to Paisley in mid-season so that their son would (...)

Former Republic of Ireland manager Chris Hughton has been sacked by Premier League strugglers Norwich City

Norwich have sacked manager Chris Hughton and his backroom staff after back-to-back defeats left them in a relegation dogfight in the English P(...)

Pat Fenlon has stepped down as Hibernian manager. Photograph: PA.
Pat Fenlon leaves Hibernian
  • Soccer
  • November 1, 2013, 16:16

Pat Fenlon quit as Hibernian boss on Friday after deciding it was the right time to walk away from Easter Road. The 44-year-old denied he had been sac(...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates after Chris Shields scores a goal against Sligo Rovers in a recent league game at Oriel Park. Photo: Lorraine O’Sulllivan/Inpho

The scale of change at Oriel Park this season has been so dramatic it would be difficult to pick one player who epitomises all that has gone right. I(...)