Sligo Rovers’s Alan Keane and Seamus Conneely compete with Morten Gamst Pedersen of Rosenborg during their  Europa League second qualifying round, second leg at the Showgrounds, Sligo. Photograph: Inpho

Sligo Rovers 1 Rosenborg 3 Rosenborg win 4-3 on aggregate It was a better game and much more of a contest than Legia got against St Patrick’s Athletic(...)

 Legia Warsaw’s Michal Zyro  celebrates after putting his side  2-0 up against  St Patrick’s Athletic during the  Champions League second qualifying round second leg  match at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph:   Aidan Crawley/EPA

St Patrick’s Athletic 0, Legia Warsaw 5 (agg: 1-6): When Liam Buckley had spoken on Tuesday of the way in which his side’s European dream had been (...)

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley knows his side have much to do to see off Legia Warsaw.

Uefa Champions League Second qualifying round, second leg St Patrick’s Athletic (1) v Legia Warsaw (1) Tallaght Stadium, Wednesday, 7,45pm The(...)

Christy Fagan of St Patrick’s Athletic scores during last night’s Champions League qualifier in Poland. Photograph: Inpho

Legia Warsaw 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 1 St Patrick’s Athletic left Legia Warsaw bewildered in Poland last night as the Inchicore side defied the odds (...)

St. Patrick’s Athletic’s Ken Oman argues with the fourth official after being sent off at Oriel Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk 0, St Patrick’s Athletics 0 There was little to choose between Dundalk and St Patrick’s Athletic at Oriel Park last night with both sides fi(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic Chris Forrester celebrates scoreing his second goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

St Patrick’s Athletic 6 Drogheda Utd 0 A hat-trick from Conan Byrne was the highlight as St Patrick’s routed Drogheda United at Richmond Park. (...)

Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough yesterday found himself in the unfamiliar position of talking about his team as defiant underdogs as they head to Cork for their League of Ireland Premier Division game against the league leaders, Cork City. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It says something about their respective starts that Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough was yesterday talking about his team as defiant underdogs(...)

Shamrock Rovers fans at Dalymount for the recent game against Bohemians.

After week two handed us a top-of-the-table clash between Bohemians and Drogheda, tonight’s first-versus-second (...)

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley takes his St Pat’s side to Cork tonight.

Having taken charge of his old club with the intention of turning them into title challengers again, John Caulfield will get his firs(...)

Sligo Rovers’ manager  Ian Baraclough. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

It is open to question whether some of his successors will thank him for tying the office so closely to the game but Michael D Higgin(...)