Donegal’s Hugh McFadden takes his jersey before their Allianz League win over Tyrone on Saturday. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

When it comes to predicting tsunamis, National Geographic cautions: “If you see the ocean receding unusually rapidly or far it’s a good sign that a bi(...)

Although several sports have resumed activities, there has been an impermanent feel to the schedules with the shadow of shutdowns, caused by Covid-19 infection, ever present.

With all of the focus currently aimed at the return of schools and the sharp intakes of breath concerning its prospects of success, the situation for (...)

Dundalk’s Chris Shields and Jack Byrne of Shamrock Rovers vie for the ball during their clash before the shutdown. Photo: Ciaran Culligan/Inpho

The use of the asterisk in sport is said to date back to the 1961 Major League Baseball season when Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth’s record for home runs(...)

Dundalk’s Greg Sloggett challenges  Lido Lotefa of Longford during a friendly match at  Oriel Park on Tuesday night. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Just about the only thing that the 10 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division clubs seemed to be agreed on through the painful recent process of negoti(...)

Gary Owens, FAI CEO and Niall Quinn, interim deputy FAI CEO. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Gary Owens and Niall Quinn will continue efforts over the weekend to get clubs to buy into their proposals to have the Airtricity League restarted bu(...)

Pretty much all in involved in Irish soccer will see potential positives in the Government’s announcement. Photograph: Inpho

While the Government timeframe for an end of the Covid-19 related restriction appears to open the door to a resumption of competitive soccer before th(...)

Sligo Rovers  became the first Premier Division club to announce temporary lay-offs with a total of 30 players, management and administrative staff affected. Photograph: Ciaran Culligan/InphoS

A proposal to target a restart of competitive football towards the end of June is to be put to a meeting of SSE Airtricity League clubs on Friday. Th(...)

Shaun Harvey: ‘What I have agreed to do with the League of Ireland is just to provide some advice or assist on either a voluntary or consultancy basis.’   Photograph:  Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Former Leeds United and English Football League (EFL) chief executive Shaun Harvey has become the first prominent candidate from outside of the I(...)

Dundalk celebrate winning the SSE Airtricity League cup at  Oriel Park, Co Louth on  October 25th. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It is hard to argue with the bookies’ assessment that the 2020 Airtricity League title race will be another two-horse affair. And, if Shamrock Rovers (...)

Troy Parrott scores against Sweden in an under-21 European Championship qualifier at Tallaght Stadium last November. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In No Hunger In Paradise, Michael Calvin’s remarkable book about the development of young footballers in Britain, the author puts the statistical prob(...)

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