Johnny Fullam, starred for Shamrock Rovers and later Bohemians. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Johnny Fullam, who has died aged 75,will be recalled in sporting history as the man who abandoned a potentially brilliant career in England to establi(...)

Despite signing for a club record fee of £24 million Darren Bent didn’t enjoy a happy time at Aston Villa and his release comes as no great surprise. Photo: Neville Williams/Getty Images

Aston Villa have offered a new contract to defender Ron Vlaar but released striker Darren Bent, the club have confirmed. Enda Stevens will also leave (...)

A young footballer who died during an underage match in Dublin on Sunday has been named as 16 year-old Shetemi (Shay) Ayetigbo. The player, who is fro(...)

A  memorial book during the funeral of Ray Treacy at the Church of St Laurence O’Toole, Kilmacud, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Mourners at the funeral of former Ireland international soccer player Ray Treacy were asked to smile one more time for a man held dear in the world of(...)

Premier League matches will be screened live on Friday nights from the start of the 2016-17 season. Up to 10 games will be shown live on Friday evenin(...)

Croatia’s players crowd around referee Yuichi Nishimura of Japan after he awarded a penalty against them for a foul on Fred. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters

And we’re off. “Is it not over yet?” asked a heathen yesterday, but to be honest, it did feel like the build-up to it all began when Methuselah was a (...)

“I had gone on the tour to play against Brazil – I hadn’t played against Brazil ever – and that’s what I did,” said Liam Brady. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The news came through on a Friday afternoon that Argentinean troops had landed on the Falklands. Nobody knew it then but over the 10 weeks or so th(...)

New Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and his assistant Roy Keane working for ITV last night in San Sebastian. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane have signed two-year contracts with the FAI who have an option to renew in the event the pair successfully guide the Iri(...)

Soon to be World Cup winning England manager Alf Ramsey issues instructions as internationals Ray Wilson and Alan Ball (centre) toy with the ball while captain Bobby Moore listens attentively; The Irish Times eulogises the famous victory. photograph: pa

Before his untimely death in 1993, Ronnie Whelan snr was apt to recall that growing up in Cabra on Dublin’s north side, he was never regarded as the b(...)

Liverpool and Celtic in the Dublin Decider which filled the  Aviva Stadium in  Dublin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It will not have escaped the attention of sports fans in Ireland that the fastest-selling football match since the Aviva Stadium opened in 2010 did no(...)