Burnley’s Stephen Ward  scores his side’s second goal during the FA Cup third round match between Middlesbrough. Photograph:  Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Burnley will be hoping for big things in Monday’s draw for the fourth round of the FA Cup after Stephen Ward’s first club goal in just over two years(...)

Hull’s Tom Huddlestone challenges Richie Towell of Brighton & Hove Albion during the FA Cup third-round match at KC Stadium. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

FA Cup round-up: Darren Pratley scored an 87th-minute equaliser as Championship strugglers Bolton avoided a humiliating loss at non-League Eastleigh. (...)

Richie Towell has been named the Airtricity/Soccer Writers Association of Ireland Personality of the Year for 2015. Photograph: Inpho

Richie Towell has been named as the Airtricity/Soccer Writers Association of Ireland Personality of the Year for 2015 with the now Brighton and Hove A(...)

Bobby Zamora couldn’t end Brighton’s goal drought as they were beaten 1-0 by Wolves at home on Friday. Photograph: Getty

Chris Hughton may be turning to Richie Towell for insipration sooner rather than later after Brighton and Hove Albion failed to score in a fourth cons(...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates after the FAI Cup final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Not much more can be said about this current Dundalk team. They are simply the best League of Ireland team in a decade. The job Stephen Kenny has don(...)

Patrick McEleney: described by Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny as “probably the most natural player in the league since Paddy McCourt”. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho eye/Lorcacn Doherty

Dundalk completed their close season squad overhaul in one fell swoop last night. Robbie Benson moved to Oriel Park from Belfield and Patrick McElen(...)

Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan will remain at the club after signing a new deal. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Daryl Horgan has signed a new contract with Dundalk, giving the club a timely boost after the departure of Richie Towell to Brighton and Hove Albion. (...)

Richie Towell has jopined Brighton and Hove Albion from Dundalk. Photograph: Sportsfile

Brighton and Hove Albion have announced the signing of Richie Towell from League of Ireland champions Dundalk. 24-year-old Towell had an(...)

 Richie Towell celebrates Dundalk’s victory in  the FAI Cup final over Cork City. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Richie Towell has picked up the main prize at the PFAI end of season awards on Friday night in Dublin with the 24-year-old midfielder named as the (...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates with the FAI Cup. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • November 9, 2015, 08:20

Soccer John O’Shea may still play for Ireland in Monday’s Euro 2016 play-off second leg with Bosnia and Herzegovina, despite Sunderland Sam All(...)