Belfast City Hall: officials in the Football Association of Ireland  and the Irish Football Association have been invited to attend joint reception in Belfast to celebrate both teams qualifying for  Euro 2016. Photograph:  Joe Fox/Getty Images

The two soccer associations on the island of Ireland are this week faced with the dilemma of deciding how to respond to a controversial invitation to(...)

Former Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp and former Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti are the leading candidates to succeed sacked Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool will hold talks with Jürgen Klopp in the next few days with the former Borussia Dortmund coach their favoured candidate to succeed Brendan R(...)

Gary McAllister, spokesman for the Amalgamation of Official Northern Ireland Supporters’ Clubs 
(AONISC)
said: “Constant calls for an all-Ireland football team, whether to participate within a competitive arena or indeed in an exhibition game, do nothing to aid community relations within football in 
Ireland.”

The governing body for Northern Ireland football has reacted dismissively to Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s proposal for an all-Ireland soccer team which woul(...)

After RTÉ’s decision to discontinue the Premier League highlights show, Setanta Sports has announced it will fill the void left by the national broadc(...)