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(...)

Dalymount Park: the glacial pace at which the redevelpment project is progressing provides a pretty good sense of where such projects sit in the political priority list. Photograph: Ciaran Culligan/Inpho

Improving on-field standards has helped to generate high expectations around the game for the new Airtricity League season but the progress made off (...)

FAI interim deputy chief executive Niall Quinn with  from left, Ronan Finn of Shamrock Rovers, Darragh Leahy of Dundalk and David Cawley of Sligo Rovers at the 2020 SSE Airtricity League launch, at Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Niall Quinn has insisted he is still of the belief that a strong League of Ireland is absolutely central to the future fortunes of Irish football wit(...)

Newly appointed FAI deputy chief executive Niall Quinn. Photograph: Tom Honan

Brian Kerr and newly appointed FAI deputy chief executive Niall Quinn are to launch a policy document on the funding of Irish football with Aodhán Ó R(...)

Niall Quinn: “I am led to believe that there is an assistance in place from the banks, Uefa and the Government that will allow the game to move forward.” Photograph: Ciaran Culligan/Inpho

Niall Quinn is set to meet with FAI staff on Monday when he intends to reassure them that the financial outlook for the stricken association is “not (...)

Sligo Rovers chairman Martin Heraghty, a former civil servant at the Department of Agriculture, is already a member of the FAI board. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

The election to succeed Donal Conway as president of the FAI will be a two-horse race between Sligo Rovers chairman Martin Heraghty and long-time Defe(...)

The English Premier League TV deal generates over half of the €5.4 billion revenues enjoyed by the 20 clubs  in 2018. Photograph: Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images

The English Premier League’s 20 clubs generate more revenue between them than the 617 clubs in all 50 of Europe’s top flights outside of the “Big Five(...)

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