Andy Townsend

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Ireland players celebrate after qualifying for the 2002 World Cup after their playoff against Iran in Tehran. Photograph:  Atta Kenare/AFP via Getty Images

1966 World Cup Irish goalkeeper Pat Dunne can only watch as Jose Antonio Ufarte scores the only goal of the playoff for the 1966 World Cup (...)

Standing there in the driving rain on November 15th, 1995, it was hard to comprehend just how much optimism there had initially been about the Irish t(...)

Jack Charlton and assistant Maurice Setters walk out into the cauldron of Windsor park to play against Northern Ireland in 1993. Photograph: Pacemaker

Ask any reporter and they’ll tell you being inside a glassed-in press box is no way to watch a sporting event. Echoey, removed and unnatural. But on t(...)

Christopher McCormack: A friend said his advice was either deep and sincere or hilarious and cutting depending on how stupid the question was.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Former Irish international Andy Townsend, who is suing over investment advice that was later ruled to be tax avoidance. Photograph: Alan Hayward/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Former Irish soccer international and television pundit Andy Townsend is among a group of former players who are suing listed wealth manager St James’(...)

Emma Byrne with fans after the Women’s European Championship Qualifier against Portugal at Tallaght Stadium in September 2016. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Former Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne is to be the first woman ever inducted into the FAI’s Hall of Fame, with the association announcing t(...)

Declan Rice: has now chosen to play for the county of his birth. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill might well have had a point when he suggested that making a senior appearance should decide a player’s international future. But reall(...)

Republic of Ireland’s Andy Townsend in action against Belgium in November 1997. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Time’s a goon. On Saturday, November 15th, 1997, the All Blacks came to Dublin to play in Ireland. The following Monday, an excited headline across th(...)

Terry Phelan and Maurice Setters at Windsor Park. Photograph: Inpho/Billy Stickland

Northern Ireland TOMMY WRIGHT Had a stint at Manchester City before finishing his playing career at Bolton in 2001. Moved into coaching at Norwich, (...)

Ireland’s Declan Rice waves to the crowd after his appearance against the USA. He may soon become ‘England’s Declan Rice’. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

One of Kevin Kilbane’s many strengths as a commentator on club and international football is the particular effort he seems to make to see things from(...)

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