Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon: “We simply need to score the first goal. If we can do that, then the tie changes.”   Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Pat Fenlon has told his Shamrock Rovers players that there is a first time for everything as they look to make a little bit of history in Norway to(...)

Pat Fenlon can improve the professionalism at Shamrock Rovers. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers boss Pat Fenlon believes Damien Duff can bring much more than his obvious talent to the club over the next 18 months with the 46 year-(...)

Damien Duff at the end of Ireland’s defeat to Croatia at Euro 2012. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers have confirmed the signing of former Republic of Ireland international Damien Duff who joins the Dublin club on an 18-month contrac(...)

 Damien Duff, seen here attending a match between St Patrick’s Athletic and Longford Town with Stephen Hunt, has joined Shamrock Rovers on an 18-month deal. Photograph:   Donall Farmer/Inpho

Damien Duff has made good on his promise to himself to finish his career in Ireland after completing an 18-month deal to play for Shamrock Rovers. Th(...)

Conan Byrne is in line to play for St Patrick’s Athletic in their Europa League second-leg match against Skonto Riga. Photograph:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Conan Byrne is back in contention to start for St Patrick’s Athletic in Inchicore this evening (7.45pm) as the Dubliners look to build on the away (...)

Kieran Marty Waters of Shamrock Rovers celebrates scoring his sides third goal against Progres Niederkorn in their Europa League clash at Tallaght Stadium. Photo: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Shamrock Rovers 3- 0 Progres Niederkorn Niederkorn skipper Ismael Bouzid had maintained on Monday that even if his side lost this game they wou(...)

Speculation has been growing that Shamrock Rovers are ready to sign former Ireland international Damien Duff but Pat Fenlon has been keen to avoid talking about it. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Shamrock Rovers resume their finely balanced Europa League against Progrès Niederkorn this evening in Tallaght, where Pat Fenlon will be hoping his(...)

 Aiden McGeady is 29 but many still hope he will start to thrill on a regular basis. Photograph: Inpho

If you wanted to get scientific about it, you could hook yourself up to a machine that records your rate of swearing in matches and check which player(...)

Set for the Airtricity League? Damien Duff at the Beacon Hospital,   Dublin, on Sunday at the launch of a sports medicine initiative by    the hospital in association with First Ireland. Photograph: David Maher/Sportsfile

Damien Duff reckons he is about two months away from being fit enough to play competitively again, and is still hoping to feature for an Airtricity Le(...)

The FA Cup semi final win against Liverpool at Wembley Stadium was a breakthrough moment for Given  and Villa. Photo: Ian Walton/Getty Images

In the car from the train station, it starts. Unintentionally, it’s a bit heavy. How was Saturday, then? It is a standard question to put to a footbal(...)