Restricted attendance for title showdown harms Irish League's image: Linfield's Chris Shields

Chris Shields says it's a crying shame that Linfield's title showdown with Larne will not be played in front of a huge crowd, but he's remaining...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK 36 minutes ago

‘I don’t like what I see’ – Disgusted Roy Keane blasts Man Utd and says they ‘looked like the Championship team’

ROY KEANE completely disagreed with Harry Maguire’s claim that Manchester United showed “great character” in their dramatic victory over Coventry...
THE SCOTTISH SUN 2 hours ago

Academy Alumni #337 – Apr 21st 2024

This column looks at the results of the fixtures played this weekend (yesterday unless stated) in the Football League, National League, National...
VITAL FOOTBALL 3 hours ago

Stuart Dallas makes Conor Bradley prediction after Liverpool star's meteoric rise

Dallas has been impressed with Bradley and Northern Ireland's recent form
BELFASTLIVE 6 hours ago

NI Football Awards: Linfield midfielder Kyle McClean named as Player of the Year as Loughgall celebrate double success

Local media, players, coaches and officials swapped club attire for suits and dresses at this year's Northern Ireland Football Awards in Belfast.
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML 7 hours ago

Ex-Irish League keeper records win between the sticks at 80 years of age

Ex-Crusaders goalkeeper Terry Nicholson made a winning return to competitive football this weekend after recently turning 80.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK 7 hours ago

Former Irish League player and manager makes winning return to the pitch aged 80

Former Irish League manager and goalkeeper Terry Nicholson has celebrated his 80th birthday in style by making a winning return to the pitch with...
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML 7 hours ago

Liam Scales targeting Scottish Premiership and Cup double with Celtic amid ‘brilliant’ year for Republic of Ireland star

LIAM Scales surveyed a potentially glorious end to Celtic’s season following their epic Scottish Gas Scottish Cup semi-final win over Aberdeen on...
THESUN.IE 8 hours ago

Killian Phillips absolved of Aberdeen penalty blame as teammates rally around heartbroken Hampden sinner

The Irishman was devastated to miss the decisive penalty
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK 10 hours ago

Stephen Baxter has been a great credit to the Irish League and he will want to secure European football for the Crues, says Jeff Spiers as Hatchetmen secure 4th spot in the Premiership

Crusaders assistant manager Jeff Spiers believes Stephen Baxter will do all he can to maintain a winning end to the season before he leaves the club.
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML 11 hours ago

Peter Canavan: David Clifford is best GAA player ever… but that doesn't mean Kerry will lift All-Ireland

We're shooting the breeze over this year's Championship at a table in Peter Canavan's bar and restaurant, when talk turns to the top forwards...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK 15 hours ago

Irish League is losing another of its big characters with Raymond Crangle set to hang up whistle

When news broke that the world's longest-serving manager, Crusaders' Stephen Baxter, was stepping down at the end of this season, I said that it...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK 15 hours ago

13 former Premier League stars reunite to play in secret kickabouts with £10 forfeit

Former Premier League stars including Papiss Cisse, Danny Simpson, Stephen Ireland, Danny Drinkwater and Ravel Morrison are all part of a group...
MIRROR 18 hours ago

Real Madrid vs Barcelona: Where and How to Watch Live 2023/2024 La Liga Matchday 32

Real Madrid will receive Barcelona for the Matchday 32 of the 2023/2024 La Liga. You can find out here how to watch this game on TV or live stream...
BOLAVIP US 20 hours ago

‘If he’d said “I messed up” it would’ve been a yellow card’: How Jonathan Hill’s FAI reign came tumbling down

In August 2021, Jonathan Hill, the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) chief executive, made a visit to Bushy Park in Dublin to see Terenure...
INDEPENDENT.IE 20 hours ago

Irish League Lives: Ex-Linfield and Ards ace Gareth Davies had his fair share of Cup Final misery

Some footballers never get the chance to play in an Irish Cup Final.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK 22 hours ago

Linfield star Kyle McClean reveals his pride after lifting Player of Year prize

While Linfield's title challenge hangs in the balance, midfielder Kyle McClean has already bagged one of Northern Irish football's most prestigious...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK 23 hours ago

The sheer madness of Irish football can cut both ways

Marc Canham’s update on Ireland’s hunt for a manager did not go well. Using your own media wing to manage your message is fine when things are...
THETIMES.CO.UK 24 hours ago

WATCH: Portadown celebrations as draw secures Championship title and promotion

Portadown have been crowned Playr-Fit Championship champions – with Niall Currie guiding his hometown club back to Irish League’s top table at the...
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Apr 20

Rodgers Reflects On Celtic Defender Flashback

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers revealed that this afternoon’s 6-5 penalty shootout win reminded him of a former Irish Celtic defender. The Celtic...
CELTS ARE HERE Apr 20

Irish League | All to play for in second half as Portadown look to clinch promotion

It's a huge day in the Playr-Fit Championship where Portadown are going for promotion back up to the Danske Bank Premiership, while Bangor and...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Apr 20

Tim McCann recalls Irish League legend 'putting me in the gravel'

The former Glentoran winger joked: "There were a few cuts and bruises."
BELFASTLIVE Apr 20

Liam Scales Celtic handball penalty verdict splits pundits as Neil Lennon turns Aberdeen ally

The former Parkhead boss thought Scales got lucky but Charlie Mulgrew had sympathy for the Irishman and officials.
DAILY RECORD Apr 20

Irish League | Championship takes centre stage as Portadown look to clinch promotion

It's a huge day in the Playr-Fit Championship where Portadown are going for promotion back up to the Danske Bank Premiership, while Bangor and...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Apr 20

Former Chelsea and Tottenham star dismisses suggestions that he could become Republic of Ireland manager despite recently becoming a free agent

The Ireland job is currently vacant, with John O'Shea in interim charge following the departure of Stephen Kenny last year. The individual in...
DAILY MAIL ONLINE Apr 20

Former Republic of Ireland international given new role at Celtic

Darren O'Dea has been given a new role at Celtic.
IRISH MIRROR Apr 20

Pics: Green Brigade’s Brilliant Hampden Semi-Final Tifo

The Green Brigade has unveiled their Scottish Cup semi-final tifo, drawing inspiration from the Celtic cross. Ahead of the match against Aberdeen,...
CELTS ARE HERE Apr 20

Irish League LIVE updates from around the grounds on another key day across the leagues

It could be a huge afternoon for several clubs across the divisions.
BELFASTLIVE Apr 20

Watch: Child runs onto pitch with flare during League of Ireland game

A child was shown picking up a flare and running up the pitch amid chaotic scenes at Derry City’s Ryan McBride Brandywell stadium last night.
INDEPENDENT.IE Apr 20

Opposition Lowdown: Martin Paterson's Burton Albion

Photo by Mike Egerton/PA Images via Getty ImagesReading's final away-day opponents are in desperate need of points to stay in the division....
SBNATION.COM Apr 20

"Hoping to confirm": Former United defender takes a step closer to living management dream - report

Former Manchester United defender, John O’Shea, is likely to stay on as… The post John O’Shea is set to stay on as Republic of Ireland interim...
THEPEOPLESPERSON.COM Apr 20

Celtic's loan sensation Mikey Johnston grows in stature at West Brom - 'just being able to get minutes to show it'

The Irish winger has scored seven times for the Baggies in a productive stint at The Hawthorns
SCOTSMAN.COM Apr 20

Celtic's loan sensation Mikey Johnston grows in stature at West Brom - 'just being able to get the minutes to show it'

The Irish winger has scored seven times for the Baggies in a productive stint at The Hawthorns
SCOTSMAN.COM Apr 20

Mikey Johnston explains where his Celtic career went wrong as 'trust' finally returns at West Brom

The Ireland cap has rediscovered his best from in the English Championship amid the Baggies' promotion push.
DAILY RECORD Apr 20

Kevin Kilbane: Why is Marc Canham hiding behind FAI TV?

Director of Football's refusal to face the music only deepens concerns around Ireland manager search
THE IRISH TIMES Apr 20

Ex-Northern Ireland international and Leeds United ace Stuart Dallas grateful for two Irish League-based managers who helped pave his way into full-time football

Stuart Dallas has heaped praise on outgoing Crusaders manager Stephen Baxter for being a "massive part" of his journey from Irish League football...
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Apr 20

The GAA equivalent of Fergie v Pep – Harte v McGuinness has become the latest ‘cult manager’ showdown

?Every last member of Donegal’s inner sanctum has turned off his mobile and popped it in a bag. It’s three hours before throw-in, a place in the...
INDEPENDENT.IE Apr 20

Inter Miami vs Nashville SC: Where and How to Watch Live 2024 MLS Matchday 9

Inter Miami will receive Nashville SC for the Matchday 9 of the 2024 MLS. You can find out here how to watch this game on TV or live stream it in...
BOLAVIP US Apr 19

Play is halted after a child carrying a FLARE runs across the pitch during a League of Ireland clash between Derry City and Shamrock Rovers

The hosts night went from bad to worse in stoppage time as a flare was thrown from the stands onto the pitch causing a small fire on the astro turf...
DAILY MAIL ONLINE Apr 19

Former Crusaders star Stuart Dallas hails Stephen Baxter's role in incredible career

Northern Ireland hero Stuart Dallas has paid tribute to two managers who played an instrumental part in his career early on - Stephen Baxter and...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Apr 19

Dundalk make shock appointment as former Ireland Under-21 boss Noel King takes over on 18-month deal

Dundalk were on the lookout for a new manager after Stephen O'Donnell's departure.
IRISH MIRROR Apr 19

‘Not gonna happen’ – Gus Poyet rules out Republic of Ireland job after heartbreaking end to Greece stint

GUS POYET confirmed he will not be taking over as Republic of Ireland manager and stated he is now a free agent as there is “absolutely nothing”...
THE SUN Apr 19

League of Ireland live: Champions Shamrock Rovers thrash Derry City as Shels lose to Galway

Ben Blake keeps you up to date with all the League of Ireland action around the country tonight, with champions Rovers on the road at the Brandywell.
INDEPENDENT.IE Apr 19

League of Ireland live: Champions Shamrock Rovers thrashing Derry City as Shels are behind against Galway

Ben Blake keeps you up to date with all the League of Ireland action around the country tonight, with champions Rovers on the road at the Brandywell.
INDEPENDENT.IE Apr 19

League of Ireland live: Champions Shamrock Rovers away to Derry City as Shels are behind against Galway

Ben Blake keeps you up to date with all the League of Ireland action around the country tonight, with champions Rovers on the road at the Brandywell.
INDEPENDENT.IE Apr 19

Darren O'Dea lands new Celtic role as part of restructuring that will see him work alongside Brendan Rodgers

The Irishman has been working as head coach of the club's B side
FOOTBALLSCOTLAND.CO.UK Apr 19

I went to same school as Ross McCausland and am huge Rangers fan – he’s a football hero but I can be a big deal in darts

PLENTY of us have at least one “I went to school with…” story when it comes to famous athletes, musicians or celebs. But for recent alumni of...
THE SCOTTISH SUN Apr 19

FAI confirm new deadline for Republic of Ireland manager is September for England showdown

The FAI have confirmed that their new deadline for appointing a Republic of Ireland manager is September's UEFA Nations League showdown with England.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Apr 19

Curtis Allen's desire for goals remains as strong as ever at 36 with Carrick Rangers ace targeting another European adventure - 16 years after his first

Curtis Allen has enjoyed a stellar Irish League career, making almost 600 appearances and scoring nearly 250 times, but his desire for goals...
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Apr 19

Irish League manager on juggling high-stakes of football and work life

Ciaran McGurgan is manager of promotion-chasing Annagh United and is also head of haulage for AbbeyAutoline
BELFASTLIVE Apr 19

Erik ten Hag reveals how Alejandro Garnacho misbehaviour was dealt with after liking Mark Goldbridge social posts

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has revealed Alejandro Garnacho has apologised for his recent misbehaviour. The United star recently got...
TALKSPORT Apr 19

Manager: We'll go to Hampden to enjoy it and create more Scottish Cup memories

Brendan Rodgers enjoys going to Hampden, which is not surprising given that he has an unblemished record at the National Stadium. And the Celtic...
CELTICFC.COM Apr 19

Irish League: We pick our Player of the Year at every Premiership club this season

There have been some standout performances throughout the league this season
BELFASTLIVE Apr 19

Everything's mumderful for Julie-Ann Russell as Galway United top League table

The former Ireland international, who picked up last month's Player of the Month award, next goes up against her close friend Karen Duggan's...
IRISH MIRROR Apr 19

My U18 Northern Ireland Schoolboys will always be known as history makers following their Centenary Shield success, says proud manager Simon Nicks

Simon Hicks insists this year's crop of Northern Ireland U18 schoolboys will always go down as history makers following their Centenary Shield...
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Apr 19

Scottish Grand National Day tips and race previews

The British spring racing festivals may now be behind us, but there is still plenty to play for between now and the end of the season.  Victory in...
TALKSPORT Apr 19

GAA football previews: Derry face Donegal in the most anticipated game this weekend

The winner faces a quick turnaround for an Ulster semi-final against Tyrone or Cavan next week, while the loser will have a four- or five-week...
THE IRISH TIMES Apr 19

Roy Keane could re-emerge in Ireland manager hunt with addition of senior FAI figure to managerial search

FAI director of football Marc Canham gave an update on the managerial hunt on Friday, after the Association failed to meet another deadline.
IRISH MIRROR Apr 19

John O’Shea could stay as interim Ireland boss as permanent appointment delayed

Stephen Kenny was relieved of his duties in November.
NEWSCHAINONLINE.COM Apr 19

John O'Shea could stay as interim Ireland boss as permanent appointment delayed

John O'Shea could remain interim Republic of Ireland manager after the Football Association of Ireland revealed Stephen Kenny's permanent successor...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Apr 19

FAI director of football’s ‘inhouse’ response doesn’t begin to address questions around delayed Ireland manager recruitment process

With the Ireland manager search now set to continue into the summer, FAI director of football Marc Canham spoke to inhouse media
IRISH MIRROR Apr 19

What channel is Linfield vs Larne on? TV and live stream info for crucial Irish Premiership clash

Key game in the battle for the Gibson Cup set for Windsor Park on Monday evening
BELFASTLIVE Apr 19

Airdrieonians game now available to add for stream subscribers

The Jags face Airdrieonians at the Wyre Stadium at Firhill this weekend as two of the current top four do battle in Maryhill. We’ll be streaming...
PARTICK THISTLE FC Apr 19

FAI confirm new deadline for Ireland manager is September for England showdown

THE FAI have confirmed that their new deadline for appointing an Ireland manager is September’s UEFA Nations League showdown with England.
INDEPENDENT.IE Apr 19

Search for new Ireland manager could now stretch into September

FAI director of football Marc Canham sets new deadline of England Nations League game
THE IRISH TIMES Apr 19

How Man Utd lined up last time they played Coventry with Barcelona legend unable to prevent humiliating defeat

A BARCELONA legend was left red-faced the last time Manchester United faced Coventry City. The Red Devils will meet the Sky Blues in the FA Cup...
THE SUN Apr 19

Ireland's Gavin Bazunu out for at least nine months with Achilles injury

Southampton goalkeeper had surgery on ruptured tendon and hopes to be back before the end of next season
THE IRISH TIMES Apr 19

I played against Barcelona legends Xavi and Andres Iniesta but nobody was tougher than AC Milan’s ‘brick wall’

Scott Brown may have played against Xavi, Andres Iniesta and Kaka – but none came close to physical specimen Clarence Seedorf. The Celtic legend...
TALKSPORT Apr 19

Gavin Bazunu injury update as Southampton manager confirms long-term absence for Ireland goalkeeper

Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu suffered an injury during the warm up against Preston on Tuesday
IRISH MIRROR Apr 19

Gavin Bazunu out for up to 10 months with Achilles injury

Ireland goalkeeper has had an operation on a ruptured Achilles tendon.
THE42.IE Apr 19

Ireland keeper Gavin Bazunu ruled out until 2025 after undergoing surgery on his Achilles

Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu will be out until 2025 after undergoing surgery on his Achilles.
INDEPENDENT.IE Apr 19

Stuart Byrne column: No hiding place for Derry City anymore as they host Shamrock Rovers

Mirror Sport columnist and League of Ireland legend Stuart Byrne has the final word every Friday
IRISH MIRROR Apr 19

'Dressing rooms not fit for cattle, and one toilet for 25 people' - League of Ireland player survey highlights grim reality

Players have ranked League of Ireland grounds from top to bottom in terms of player facilities and pitch quality
IRISH MIRROR Apr 19

JOY RODGERS IN PURSUIT OF THE PERFECT TEN

BRENDAN RODGERS will protect a flawless Hampden record in the Scottish Cup semi-final against Aberdeen tomorrow afternoon. The 51-year-old Northern...
CELTIC QUICK NEWS Apr 19

League of Ireland fan handed liftetime ban over incident during match

The incident happened during Shelbourne's 2-2 draw away to Drogheda United on April 5
IRISH MIRROR Apr 19

Andy Ryan, Kyle McClean and Rory Hale shortlisted for Player of the Year at NI Football Awards

One of Rory Hale, Kyle McClean or Andy Ryan will be crowned the Irish League's top player at Saturday night's NI Football Awards.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Apr 19

James McClean hopes to finish his career at Derry City

Wrexham winger had plenty to say about the state of Irish domestic football
THE IRISH TIMES Apr 19

Watch Dale's Final Game From Home

Dale's final game of the season, at Southend United, is available to watch on National League TV. As it is an early kick-off, fans in the UK &...
ROCHDALE AFC OFFICIAL SITE Apr 19

Al Nassr vs Al Feiha: Where and How to Watch Live Saudi Pro League 2023-24 Matchday 28

Al Nassr of Cristiano Ronaldo will try to stay alive in the Saudi Pro League against Al Feiha. Al Nassr and Cristiano Ronaldo enter the final...
BOLAVIP US Apr 18

Teenage striker who starred and scored for Wales last month left out of Northern Ireland squad

Teenage Glentoran striker George Feeney, at the centre of an international tug-of-war between Northern Ireland and Wales, has been omitted from an...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Apr 18

Ryan Lowe plans crunch Alan Browne contract meeting with Preston North End decision wanted

The Republic of Ireland international is in the final few months of his deal
LEP.CO.UK Apr 18

Irish League youngster hoping impressive loan spell can set platform for further Premiership opportunities

Having produced an impressive run of form while on loan at Championship outfit Annagh United, which has included scoring what manager Ciaran...
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Apr 18

James McClean opens up on autism diagnosis and bond with daughter Willow

The Republic of Ireland winger was diagnosed with autism last year and says it has helped him in his football career - but also in understanding...
BELFASTLIVE Apr 18

Watch as Roy Keane features in extremely rare dressing room footage after Man Utd’s Champions League final win of 1999

FOOTAGE of Republic of Ireland legend Roy Keane has resurfaced from Man Utd’s treble win in 1999. The former Utd skipper is recorded alongside Red...
THESUN.IE Apr 18

NIFL confirm dates for European, Premiership and Championship play-offs

The Northern Ireland Football League have confirmed the dates for both legs of each the European, Premiership and Championship promotion/relegation...
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Apr 18

Reading FC announce new Catering Partnership with Elegant Cuisine Limited

Reading Football Club are pleased to announce a new Catering Partnership with Elegant Cuisine Limited.  Elegant Cuisine, a national caterer based...
READINGFC.CO.UK Apr 18

Ireland legend James McClean speaks about his autism diagnosis, his bond with daughter Willow and the challenges they face

Wrexham star James McClean, who was diagnosed with autism last year, helped charity AsIAm launch World Autism Month.
IRISH MIRROR Apr 18

Ladbrokes UK: Sign up offers and sports promotions in 2024

UNLESS you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that Ladbrokes are one of the most recognisable betting companies in the UK with a rich history...
THE SUN Apr 18
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