Brian Kerr

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Georgia on his mind: Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy at their Euro 2020 qualifier against Switzerland on September 5th.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Everyone could use a friend like Georgia. That proud football nation of the Caucasus has for many years been the Irish team’s travelling companion and(...)

Former Republic of Ireland manager Brian Kerr asked FAI general manager Noel Mooney  to stop contacting him after receiving two ’baffling’ emails. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Former Republic of Ireland manager Brian Kerr has revealed that FAI general manager Noel Mooney suggested he might take on the role of “media watchdog(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Karl Sheppard challenges Jim Ervin of Linfield during the 2013 Setanta Cup. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

League of Ireland clubs are to be asked next month to consider delaying the start of 2020 season as a first step to the introduction of an all-is(...)

Troy Parrott of Tottenham Hotspur in action against Juventus at the Singapore National Stadium on Sunday. Photograph: Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images

Richard Dunne has called on Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy to fast-track Tottenham’s teen sensation Troy Parrott into his senior squad. At(...)

Glentoran’s Michael Halliday challenges Derry’s Barry Molloy in the Setanta Cup in 2007, the last all-island tournament. File photograph:  Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho

After 18 months working behind the scenes on the project, Dublin-based entrepreneur Kieran Lucid is to brief a meeting of Airtricity League clubs in A(...)

Linfield’s Michael Gault tackles Derry City’s Ciaran Martyn in the Setanta Cup at, Windsor Park in 2006. The last major cross-Border tournament ended in 2014.  File photograph: Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile

The man behind the proposal to form a new 14-team All-Island Premier Division says he hopes to meet Uefa and other stakeholders over the coming months(...)

Brian Kerr is on the corner of Etna Drive in Ardoyne, north Belfast. It is a wet, miserable day but the sun is shining out of a beaming Kerr who is ta(...)

At one point, football found itself in the curious position of fielding two teams called Ireland

Football is many things: a funny old game, a game of two halves, and not a matter of life and death, but something more important than that. Now, in t(...)

Former FAI CEO John Delaney is seen after a meeting with the board of the FAI on Monday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The controversy over the abject governance of Irish football is only that – gross mismanagement in sport. Perspective is important; lives aren’t at st(...)

Republic of Ireland’s Jeff Hendrick scoring against Gibraltar  in Saturday’s  Euro  qualifier  at  Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar. Photograph:   Reuters/Peter Cziborra

Perhaps not since Martin O’Neill deployed Cyrus Christie in midfield against Denmark last year had we been so befuddled by a footballing role and the (...)

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