League of Ireland
Ken Early: There's a confusing sensation around Ireland, is it optimism?
- November 26, 2018, 06:35
Nobody covers the Irish team for many years without developing a thick protective outer shell of cynicism: I have been hurt too many times to be taken(...)
Simple twist of fate put Brian Gartland on road to success
- November 2, 2018, 06:00
In both his personal as well as his professional football life, Brian Gartland has never looked back since joining Dundalk five years ago. Having des(...)
John Delaney’s dilemma: Is it the manager or is it the players?
- October 18, 2018, 06:00
When FAI chief executive John Delaney spoke about the appointment of Martin O’Neill five years ago, he set out a two-item job spec for the Northerner.(...)
State of Play: Player development is in crisis and the FAI must act
- June 9, 2017, 12:30
After the games against Mexico and Uruguay it is back to the more serious business of World Cup qualifying this weekend for the Irish team who take on(...)
Keith Duggan: English football’s limitations cruelly exposed again
- July 2, 2016, 07:45
Playing football for the Republic of Ireland carries with it the duty to engage in some activities you’d probably rather skip. For a puzzled Robbie Br(...)