League of Ireland transfer round-up: James Akintunde departs Derry City

James Akintunde's time with FAI Cup champions Derry City has come to an end.
INDEPENDENT.IE 3 hours ago

Has Ciaran Brennan got a future at Sheffield Wednesday? Here’s how he has done so far at Swindon

Sheffield Wednesday had another busy summer leading up to this season, with Darren Moore targeting experienced, proven players to help the team out...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK 3 hours ago

'Je suis une baguette!' Irish football fan praised by Lineker and Macron for World Cup clip

The clip, which has since gone viral with over 4.2million views after being posted on Tuesday by French comedian Pierre-Antoine Damecour, has found...
DAILY MAIL ONLINE 4 hours ago

'Huge influence' - Jamie Carragher pays tribute to Liverpool coach after retirement

The Irishman called an end to a glittering career that saw major trophy wins and the development of some of Liverpool's best ever players
LIVERPOOL ECHO 5 hours ago

Why new gambling laws would lead to big change for two League of Ireland giants

IT’S the printed version for Irish football of Reeling In The Years, and tells a story of times gone by.
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Amelie Timon: ROI Under-16s squad

MK Dons Women RTC player Amelie Timon has been invited to train with the Republic of Ireland Under-16s squad.
MKDONS.COM 9 hours ago

Ex-Ireland captain tells story involving Gareth Southgate, Liam Gallagher and Hugh Grant

Gareth Southgate’s fame. Gareth Southgate is one of the most famous men in Britain, and that just comes...
PUNDITARENA.COM 9 hours ago

'My mother’s disgusted with me' - Irish World Cup 'baguette boy' discusses viral clip

He shouted 'Je suis une baguette' in the background of an interview on French TV with the video viewed over four millions times on Twitter
BELFASTLIVE 9 hours ago

Former Ireland man Steve Heighway retires from Liverpool academy as Dortmund issue warning on Bellingham pursuit

Former Liverpool and Ireland winger Steve Heighway has finally ended his long association with the club after announcing his retirement as a...
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Steven Davis confident Michael Beale will be a hit at Rangers as Northern Ireland skipper praises ‘exciting’ brand of football

Steven Davis believes Michael Beale will bring an "exciting" brand of football to Rangers.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK 11 hours ago

Claim emerges from Ireland as club target Nottingham Forest coach

Latest Nottingham Forest news from NottinghamshireLive as under-21s boss Dave Rogers is tipped as Ollie Horgan successor at Finn Harps
NOTTINGHAMPOST.COM 12 hours ago

Journalist reveals QPR are looking at bringing new attacking 4-3-3-style boss to Loftus Road

Queens Park Rangers are thought to be eyeing Manchester City coach Brian Barry-Murphy as a possible replacement for Michael Beale. The Lowdown:...
FOOTBALL TRANSFER TAVERN 13 hours ago

The Rangers dressing room verdict on Michael Beale as Steven Davis reveals licence for attackers to 'cause havoc'

The Northern Ireland veteran insists the Ibrox squad are excited at the prospect of working under the 42-year-old again.
DAILY RECORD 15 hours ago

Argentina star Alexis Mac Allister’s Irish roots explained

The Irish roots of Alexis Mac Allister. As Alexis Mac Allister fired the ball into the Poland goal...
PUNDITARENA.COM 15 hours ago

Gary Lineker and Emmanuel Macron react to Irish World Cup 'baguette' guy

The Irish man has gone viral over the past couple of days.
IRISH MIRROR 15 hours ago

“From what I understand..” – Ian Evatt addresses future of Liverpool player at Bolton Wanderers

Bolton Wanderers manager Ian Evatt has revealed that he expects Liverpool loanee Conor Bradley to remain at the club for the rest of the season. ...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK 16 hours ago

'My mother’s disgusted with me' - Irish 'baguette boy' at World Cup responds after viral clip

He shouted 'Je suis une baguette' in the background of an interview on French TV
IRISH MIRROR 17 hours ago

Seeing a female referee at a World Cup match could inspire women from Northern Ireland to do likewise, says Louise Thompson

Northern Ireland’s top woman referee Louise Thompson says it is inspirational that a female team of officials will make history today when they...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK 17 hours ago

Putting WNL on a professional footing is a ‘watershed moment’ for the game in Ireland

League of Ireland director Mark Scanlon says the financial capability of all clubs in the Women’s National League (WNL) to offer professional...
INDEPENDENT.IE 22 hours ago

The best player in Qatar is already giving Ireland a feeling of dread - and we don't play him until March

Does Stephen Kenny watch this stuff through cracks in his fingers? Is the carpet of his living room a confetti spray of crumpled post-its?
INDEPENDENT.IE 22 hours ago

Alexis Mac Allister Irish heritage explained as Brighton player stars for Argentina at the World Cup

The Brighton midfielder has starred for Argentina at this World Cup.
IRISH MIRROR Nov 30

‘I’m not being paid to be here’ – Irish supporter who received award from Qatar defends fan initiative

An Irish supporter who has received an award from Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy on account of his contribution to their Fan...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 30

Green light for League of Ireland players to appeal red cards

Up to now, players and clubs could only appeal a sending off in the case of mistaken identity.
IRISH MIRROR Nov 30

Irish FA backs Casement Park as the only show in town for Euro 2028

The Irish FA have insisted they are ‘confident’ Northern Ireland will stage matches in the Euro 2028 finals if the UK/Ireland bid is successful.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 30

Derry City sign striker Colm Whelan from UCD

The former Ireland international scored 44 goals in 66 appearances for the Students
IRISH MIRROR Nov 30

Northern Ireland prospect Callum Marshall signs first professional contract with West Ham

Northern Ireland teenager Callum Marshall has signed his first professional contract with West Ham United after his 18th birthday on Monday.
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Nov 30

Irish FA back Casement Park as the only show in town for Euro 2028

The Irish FA have insisted they are ‘confident’ Northern Ireland will stage matches in the Euro 2028 finals if the UK/Ireland bid is successful.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 30

Derry City confirm signing of UCD striker Colm Whelan

Former Ireland U-21 international Colm Whelan has signed a two-year deal with FAI Cup champions Derry City.
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 30

Chris Hughton praised by Ghana boss for role in World Cup success

The former Republic of Ireland player took on the role as Ghana's technical advisor earlier this year.
IRISH MIRROR Nov 30

Radio review: Game On keeps us tuned in to this weird World Cup

On Tuesday’s Game On (2FM, Mon-Fri 6pm), something unusual — and wonderful, in a low-key kind of way — happened. Three people were discussing...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 30

QPR considering approach for Manchester City figure as Mick Beale replacement

QPR are considering an approach for Manchester City’s academy coach Brian Barry-Murphy, according to the Daily Mail. The Championship side are...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Nov 30

League of Ireland to offer professional contracts in Women’s National League

Clubs have the choice to offer professional or semi-professional deals to players akin to the men’s game
THE IRISH TIMES Nov 30

FAI confirm professional contracts for Women’s National League players to be rolled out ahead of 2023 season

The Football Association of Ireland and the League of Ireland have confirmed that professional contracts will be awarded to players in the SSE...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 30

Rangers Football Club good relations scheme gets £20k backing from Northern Ireland council

Council approves £20k for cross-community training academy v.1
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Nov 30

Ireland fan goes viral at World Cup as he calls himself a baguette

Ireland may not be in the World Cup but were represented by a fan over there.
IRISH MIRROR Nov 30

England 3 Wales 0 as it happened: Three Lions put on second half show to defeat Dragons

Kick-off at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium is 7pm Irish time
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 29

England v Wales: Three Lions put Dragons to sword in second half rout

Kick-off at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium is 7pm Irish time
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 29

Northern Ireland youth international Callum Marshall celebrates his 18th birthday by signing a professional contract with West Ham United

Northern Ireland youth international Callum Marshall has signed his first professional contract with West Ham United.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 29

England v Wales: Can the Dragons upset the Three Lions and salvage World Cup lifeline?

Kick-off at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium is 7pm Irish time
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 29

Cliftonville and Northern Ireland star Marissa Callaghan has no plans to retire

Cliftonville and Northern Ireland star Marissa Callaghan may be 37 but she has no intention of hanging up the boots just yet.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 29

New World Cup format for 2026 explained and what it means for Ireland

2026 World Cup format. If you’re enjoying the World Cup format in its current guise, then savour it...
PUNDITARENA.COM Nov 29

Former Shamrock Rovers player Andy Lyons says he was shocked at how little some LOI clubs were paying

Ireland U-21 cap Andy Lyons has revealed he was shocked to learn how little some clubs were paying League of Ireland players this year and believes...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 29

Irish League referees need to be given respect, not token gestures, claims top official Jamie Robinson

Irish League referee Jamie Robinson says he has concerns over the lack of respect being shown to officials in the modern game.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 29

Linfield forced to close Kop stand for two months after Irish FA clamps down on fans’ misconduct

Linfield will close the Kop stand at Windsor Park for two months after being sanctioned by the Irish FA following spectator misconduct during the...
NEWSLETTER.CO.UK.XML Nov 29

All Star Ian Burke back in contention with Galway

The Corofin ace wasn't involved in the run to his year's All-Ireland final
IRISH MIRROR Nov 29

Ex-Celtic coach Kolo Toure set to become new Wigan Athletic manager

The former Arsenal and Manchester City defender will have a glut of Irish stars at his disposal.
IRISH MIRROR Nov 29

Mark Sykes speaks of pride after switching allegiance to Republic of Ireland

The Bristol City star became the first Belfast born player to feature for Ireland since 1946.
IRISH MIRROR Nov 29

‘For me, it was one of the biggest games in world’- Ireland’s Mark Sykes on his historic cap against Malta

Belfast native Mark Sykes, the Republic of Ireland's latest debutant, says he decided to come away from social media to avoid any fallout from his...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 29

Joey N’Do on the impact Chris Hughton is having on Ghana

The former Ireland man is at the World Cup. Joey N’Do has offered an insight into the impact...
PUNDITARENA.COM Nov 29

Blues must close Kop for two months

Linfield insist they are “deeply concerned” with spectator behaviour after the Irish FA ordered them to close their Kop Stand at Windsor Park for...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 29

New Rangers boss Michael Beale’s talent and drive were apparent when he completed Irish FA's Pro Licence course, says Nigel Best

It was in the Culloden Hotel on the first day of November in 2018 that Michael Beale proudly collected his Pro Licence coaching diploma and talked...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 29

Stephanie Roche calls on Women’s National League to turn professional

IRELAND international Stephanie Roche insists the Women’s National League must become semi-professional but believes it may take longer than...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 29

‘It feels like John Delaney mark two’ – Finn Harps secretary says FAI is ‘no place for women’

Kathy Taaffe launched a stinging attack on the workings of the Football Association of Ireland in her final address as the secretary of Finn Harps.
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 28

RTE Late Late Toy Show was most watched programme on Irish TV this year as viewers raise millions for charity

Heartwarming clips from budding pilot Aron Gibbons, football-crazy Cealan Green, and Emmie's stand-up comedy routine were among the most-watched...
IRISH MIRROR Nov 28

IFA ‘aware of developments’ as Scottish FA announce ban on heading in training before and after matches

The Irish Football Association has said they “aware of developments” by the Scottish Football Association (SFA) after the sporting body announced...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 28

Irish Football Association respond to David Healy's Windsor Park pitch concerns

Linfield boss critical about the state of the playing surface at the National Stadium
BELFASTLIVE Nov 28

World Cup viewers call Joey N'Do 'the best pundit RTE have had on for years'

The League of Ireland legend is from Cameroon and was an animated pundit on RTE on Monday.
IRISH MIRROR Nov 28

Northern Ireland legend Jimmy Nicholl has alternative Rangers collapse theory and backs Michael Beale

The Light Blues look set to appoint Michael Beale as their new boss and there's similarities from something Rathcoole man spotted in his own...
BELFASTLIVE Nov 28

How to watch Portugal v Uruguay in Ireland: TV and stream details, start time and more for the World Cup clash

A 3-2 opening win over Ghana was far from convincing for Portugal, which included a controversial penalty awarded to Cristiano Ronaldo
IRISH MIRROR Nov 28

Paul Murphy will miss Rathmore’s Munster IFC Final but Shane Ryan will skip Kerry team holiday to be available

Rathmore defender Paul Murphy will miss his club’s Munster IFC final against Na Piarsaigh of Limerick on Sunday week as the Kerry star is finally...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 28

Irish football mourns death of national team’s first manager, Mick Meagan

‘We have lost a truly great Irish football man with Mick’s passing’
THE IRISH TIMES Nov 28

How to watch Brazil v Switzerland in Ireland: TV and stream details, start time and more for the World Cup clash

Brazil opened their campaign with a 2-0 victory over Serbia, with Tottenham Hotspurs' Richarlison bagging a brace
IRISH MIRROR Nov 28

Documentary on NI women’s football team to premiere at Belfast cinema

A documentary celebrating the Northern Ireland women team’s qualification for the Uefa Women’s Euro finals will premiere to a select audience...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 28

MK Dons, Fleetwood & Lincoln trio Bolton have viewed in past as Ireland transfer potential pinpointed

Wanderes have former striker Eoin Doyle on the ground acting as a scout in the League of Ireland
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS Nov 28

'It's only my luck it would land on the same weekend' - GAA footballer celebrates match win hours after wedding

It was a whirlwind of a weekend for Monaghan footballer Cathriona McConnell, who helped fire her team to the All-Ireland Senior Club Championship...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 28

Scottish Cup: Stirling University line up a shot at the big guns after conquering Cliftonhill

College football, Scottish style. Not quite as big, brash and as brilliantly supported as its Stateside namesake, with its proud history,...
THETIMES.CO.UK Nov 27

Kevin Kilbane accuses former teammate of 'xenophobia' over Canadian TV role

Former Ireland international Kilbane has been part of Canadian broadcaster TSN's World Cup coverage
IRISH MIRROR Nov 27

Drogheda United mourning the loss of ex Ireland international Mick Meagan

THE soccer community in Drogheda and across Ireland is mourning the loss of former Republic of Ireland manager and player Mick Meagan whose death...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 27

Cathriona McConnell arrives by helicopter after her wedding and scores seven points as Donaghmoyne book place in All-Ireland final

Cathriona McConnell amassed an impressive tally of 0-7 as five-time winners Donaghmoyne booked their spot in the currentaccount.ie All-Ireland...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 27

Ireland's first-ever manager, Mick Meagan, passes away

The former clubs of Mick Meagan, the first manager of the Republic of Ireland senior team, have paid tribute to the Dubliner after he died at the...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 27

Ireland’s first manager Mick Meagan passes away aged 88

Mick Meagan passes away aged 88. Mick Meagan, the man regarded as the first manager of the Republic...
PUNDITARENA.COM Nov 27

Irish football mourning the death of national team's first manager, Mick Meagan

Dubliner Meagan was appointed the manager of the national side in 1969 and held the role until 1971
IRISH MIRROR Nov 27

Caoimhín Kelleher says Liverpool will make the most of World Cup break ahead of top four charge

Liverpool’s Ireland international Caoimhín Kelleher says the Reds squad will make the most of their warm-weather training camp in the coming days...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 27

The heartwarming moment Caoimhin Kelleher surprises young Liverpool fan with dream trip

The Reds goalkeeper has gone home to Ireland briefly and took some time out to surprise a young fan
LIVERPOOL ECHO Nov 27

Potential transfer boost for Birmingham, Ipswich Town, Middlesbrough and Sheffield United emerges in striker race

Brighton and Hove Albion forward Evan Ferguson has admitted that he would be open to going out on loan if the timing was right, speaking at an FAI...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Nov 27

My passion for the ‘totally proper football’ in the Irish League remains, says David Jeffrey

David Jeffrey says his passion and love for Irish League football is as strong as ever and he wants to continue to contribute to the game for as...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 27

Criticism thrown at Linfield manager David Healy early this season was unfair, says David Jeffrey

Chatting to David Jeffrey about Irish League football is like having an audience with Albert Einstein on the theory of relativity.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 27

While the Irish Premiership is on a steady rise, we mustn’t forget the contributions of clubs outside the top tier

The contribution that the Northern Ireland Football League have made to the resurgence of our domestic game — and particularly the Danske Bank...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 27

Defending champions Kilcoo ease past Enniskillen Gaels to book spot in Ulster Senior Club Football Championship Final

Kilcoo remain on course to retain their Ulster and All-Ireland Club Football titles following this comfortable win over Enniskillen Gaels in last...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 26

Rampant first half sets the tone as Kilcoo march on to Ulster club final

KILCOO remain on course to retain their Ulster and All-Ireland Club football titles following this comfortable win over Enniskillen Gaels in the...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 26
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