Damien Duff

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Damien Duff with Sarah Byrne at a Sport Against Racism Ireland event as part of FARE Football People Action Weeks. Photo: Maxwell Photography

Martin O’Neill’s tactics conflict with Damien Duff’s philosophy on the game but the Republic of Ireland legend believes the Derryman will join Jack Ch(...)

Damien Duff says that early morning training sessions have been the best for his Shamrock Rovers under-15s team. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Damien Duff has found dealing with pushy parents one of his biggest challenges since taking up his first managerial position at Shamrock Rovers. At (...)

The statistics come from the Premier League, but the preferences and prejudices – based on an unquantifiable mix of sheer skill, longevity and success(...)

Darwin Rovers after training ahead of their FFA Cup clash with Sydney. Back left are founders Shane Kavanagh and Jimmy Culligan.

Imagine this: a group of Irish emigrants in Australia set up an amateur football club, train a couple of nights a week, win the league title in their (...)

Damien Duff and former manager Brian Kerr at the celebration in the Gresham Hotel to mark the the Republic of Ireland’s Under 20 side’s bronze medal achievement at the 1997 U-20  World Cup in Malaysia.  Photograph Lorraine O’Sullivan

Twenty years on from his first foray into the hearts of Irish football fans, it’s still the simple things that appeal to Damien Duff and influence his(...)

Eamon Zayed: “When I decided I wanted to go, I got in touch with numerous agents abroad. One in 10 might get back to you with something positive, but you only need one.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

For people who don’t know me, I have a multi-cultural background so you might say that I am better equipped than most to travel. However, it is the be(...)

Stephen Bradley’s Shamrock Rovers have made a slow start to the season. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It is one of the great double standards of sports journalism that interviewees are criticised for playing it endlessly safe in interviews but then rou(...)

Manchester United have the largest support of any of the Premier League clubs in Ireland, according to Facebook interactions. Photograph: Getty Images

Manchester United are the most supported Premier League club in Ireland, according to Facebook users in a recent interactive survey. Using data from (...)

Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy and Claudio Ranieri after Wednesday night’s Champions League match with Sevilla. Photograph: Reuters

Wednesday night and the telly is full of the sorrowful mysteries of Leicester City’s slide down the snake past all the ladders they climbed last seaso(...)

Stephen McGuinness, general secretary of Professional Footballers Association of Ireland (PFAI), says the association has seen ‘first-hand’ the issues that long-term injury cause former players. Photograph: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The Rugby Six Nations began with a bit of a whimper from Ireland, and at least some of the blame was placed on our injury woes, with Johnny Sexton sid(...)

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