Matt Doherty

96 results

Shane Duffy reacts after conceding the second goal against Switzerland. Photograph: EPA

Turns out Peter Schmeichel called it about right. “Switzerland will win against Ireland. I have seen Ireland play and they are so bad.” He was so with(...)

Ireland’s Darren Randolph makes a save against Switzerland. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Switzerland 2 Republic of Ireland 0 No famous victory in the end then, nor even the draw that would have left the Danes with a day off to look forwar(...)

A view of the pitch ahead of the game between Switzerland and the Republic of Ireland. Photo: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.

Aaron Connolly gets his first start for the Irish senior team in Geneva where Mick McCarthy has made three changes for the potentially decisive Europe(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy: “We will give it our all, we will try to win the game. But I don’t think it is do or die, though. It is for them. They have to beat us but that’s not the case for us.”

Mick McCarthy says that although the Republic of Ireland will again try to win their European Championship qualifier in Geneva on Wednesday night, he (...)

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph in action during the  Euro 2020  Group D qualifier against Georgia at the  Boris Paichadze Arena in  Tbilisi. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Georgia 0 Republic of Ireland 0 When it was all over, Mick McCarthy described the suggestion that Ireland should be especially disappointed not to ha(...)

Ireland’s Aaron Connolly shoots on goal in stoppage time at the end of the Euro 2020 Group D game against Georgia at the  Boris Paichadze Arena in  Tbilisi. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Georgia 0 Ireland 0 Ireland got out of Tbilisi with a point after a poor performance in a poor game that the home side will feel they did comfortably(...)

Shane Duffy: set to return in central defence for the Republic of Ireland  against Georgia in  Tbilisi. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

News of of Shane Duffy’s return may have added slightly to the need Mick McCarthy felt at his pre-match conference to do some dampening of expectatio(...)

Kevin Long and Aaron Connolly taking part in the Republic of Ireland squad session at the  FAI National Training Centre in  Dublin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

He was, he said nearly a week ago, “optimistic” that Shane Duffy might yet play some part in the enormously important double header his Irish side is (...)

Aaron Connolly during an Ireland training session on Monday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mick McCarthy says he has told Shane Duffy there will be a place kept for him on Thursday’s flight to Tbilisi and the manager says he is “more optimis(...)

Matt Doherty collects the ball from Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill during the  Nations League game against Denmark at the   Aviva stadium in October 2018. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Matt Doherty says that Martin O’Neill called him “a tosser” more then once before hanging up on him, ending the phonecall which was prompted by an int(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »