Brian Kerr

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Lithuanian player Mindugas Kalonas with Glenn Cronin and the FAI Cup in 2008. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Last weekend as Ireland chose to begin their programme for 2022 by hosting the best side in the world, Lithuania took exactly the opposite approach by(...)

Turkey striker Hakan Sükür scored twice to knock Belgium out of  Euro 2000 in Brussels. Photograph: Lutz Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images

‘The way Belgium had been eliminated was simply not acceptable. The team hit rock bottom. There was a quality vacuum, and something needed to be done.(...)

Atletico Madrid’s  Stefan Savic  wins the header ahead of  Marcus Rashford of Manchester United during the Champions League Round of 16 first leg  at the  Wanda Metropolitano. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

The faulty initial draw for this round of the Champions League, you might recall, paired Atlético Madrid with Bayern Munich and Manchester United with(...)

 Shelbourne manager Damien Duff: ‘It’s probably the hardest, most time consuming thing I’ve ever done in my life.’ Photograph: Evan Treacy/inpho

During their time together in paradise, Brendan Rogers offered Damien Duff advice eerily similar to what Michael Gambon imparted to Daniel Craig in th(...)

 Liverpool’s Diogo Jota  celebrates with team-mate Trent Alexander-Arnold after opening the scoring at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

You’d be assuming that Damien Duff was in front of his telly watching the Champions League on Wednesday night, and you wondered if the sight of Diego (...)

 Mick McCarthy  and assistant  Terry Connor have left Cardiff City after an eighth straight loss on Saturday. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Another one of Mick McCarthy’s many managerial lives dissolved on Saturday when the 62-year-old was cut loose by Cardiff City following an eighth stra(...)

FAi chief executive Jonathan Hill at the launch of a sponsorship deal with Sky of the Republic of Ireland women’s team. Photograph:  Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

Following a formal press conference to announce Sky’s four-year sponsorship of the Republic of Ireland women’s shirt, Jonathan Hill guided journalists(...)

Dusan Vlahovic of Serbia is challenged by the Republic of Ireland’s Andrew Omobamidele during the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Serbia. Photo: Oisín Keniry/Getty Images

“Is breá liom an tír seo,” tweeted Andrew Omobamidele, born and bred in north Kildare to an Irish mother and Nigerian father, before the teenager plun(...)

Italy players celebrate after winning Euro 2020. Photo: Frank Augstein/AFP via Getty Images

Brian Kerr – Former Republic of Ireland manager High point The re-emergence of Denmark. It came as a surprise to everyone else but not us, having pla(...)

Switzerland’s goalkeeper Yann Sommer after losing to Spain in the penalty shootout. Photograph: EPA

Understandably enough, ITV was having trouble focussing on the first of the Euro 2020 quarter-finals, the meeting of Spain and Switzerland, their thou(...)

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