The target number would represent an increase of almost 70 per cent on the 1,450 referees at all levels active  at present. There are currently just 39 female referees  in the game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The FAI is aiming to increase the number of referees within Irish football by 1,000 and provide the best of them with improved opportunities to progr(...)

Former Bohemians captain Derek Pender will take charge of the sessions and manage the team at PFAI’s Out of Contract training camp. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Recently retired Bohemians captain Derek Pender will take his first step into management over the coming weeks as he oversees the annual training camp(...)

An image tweeted by the Garda on Tuesday after announcing the searches at Limerick FC. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Two investigations are now under way into unusual betting patterns on two football matches involving Limerick FC, the Football Association of Ireland (...)

PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness believes there could be potential positive impacts in the long-term for Ireland if the Premier League limits the number of foreign-born players allowed after Brexit. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Representatives of the Irish players’ union, the PFAI, will meet their English counterparts in a couple of weeks to discuss the implications of a prop(...)

PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness: “If you strip it all back to the bone, they are trying to cripple us financially and stop us from striking.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness has accused the FAI of attempting to undermine the financial viability of the players’ union, and the right(...)

PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness said he had not been given any formal reason for the change of policy by the FAI. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland (PFAI) has started its annual training camp for out of contract players but without the support i(...)

 Rodrigo Tosi scored from the penalty spot as Limerick beat Drogheda at the Markets Field in Saturday’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Limerick FC 1 Drogheda Utd 0 Rodrigo Tosi had an early season hat-trick for Limerick but his goal from a penalty on Saturday night against Drogheda w(...)

Limerick’s Barry Cotter celebrates his side’s  equalising goal late in SSE Airtricity premier Division game against St Patrick’s Athletic at Richmond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Late drama in Inchicore and Bray intensified the ever-intriguing battle to avoid relegation as Sligo Rovers emerged as the only winners in the bottom (...)

Bohemians’ Keith Ward celebrates after scoring his second goal during the Airtricity Premier League match against Drogheda United at United Park. Photograph:   Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Bohemians 4 A spectacular Keith Ward hat-trick ensured a miserable night for Drogheda as Bohemians cruised to a 4-1 win at United P(...)

Athlone’s Igor Labuts has been banned by the FAI for one year from all football-related activity for offences relating to match-fixing. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

I once missed an open goal in a Championship game. The ball bounced at my feet with nobody in front of me and embarrassingly I sliced it wide. I did(...)

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