‘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

Former Reading FC star provides damning verdict on national side after narrow win over minnows

Kevin Doyle, the former Republic of Ireland international and Reading FC forward, has been speaking about Stephen Kenny's side after the 1-0 win...
BERKSHIRE LIVE Nov 22

Nathan Collins relishing the prospect of tougher tests to come

Nathan Collins takes the positives from scrappy win in Malta as he looks forward to tough European Championship tests against likes of France and...
THE IRISH TIMES Nov 22

Jamie McGrath's delight at Ireland return as he targets Euro qualifiers

Jamie McGrath won his first cap in a year in Sunday night's win in Malta, after a frustrating spell with Wigan saw him slip off the international...
IRISH MIRROR Nov 21

Stephen Kenny on the attacking lessons learned in Norway and Malta friendlies

Ireland recorded a defeat and a win in their November friendlies, while much of the analysis focused on attacking frustrations.
IRISH MIRROR Nov 21

Stephen Kenny on the positives of Ireland’s win over Malta

They got the job done. Stephen Kenny has discussed the positives he is taking into the Euro 2024...
PUNDITARENA.COM Nov 21

Belfast-born Mark Sykes makes Republic of Ireland debut against Malta

JODI Jones has gained a further two international caps, while a former Oxford United player wrote a slice of history at the weekend.
OXFORDMAIL.CO.UK Nov 21

The Indo World Cup podcast: Stephen Kenny’s team, England’s armband decision and Qatar hammered

A new episode of the Indo World Cup is out now and in the biggest event of Sunday, Ireland beat Malta... well, almost.
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 21

‘We have played a lot better and lost’ - Stephen Kenny defends Ireland’s unconvincing Malta win

Jamie McGrath one of the few to stand out on a difficult evening away from home
THE IRISH TIMES Nov 21

Stephen Kenny happy with win but admits Malta clash ‘not a classic’

The Republic of Ireland boss will now turn his attention to the opening Euro 2024 qualifier against France.
NEWSCHAIN.UK Nov 20

'It was important to keep a clean sheet tonight’ – Stephen Kenny focuses on the positives after lacklustre win in Malta

Stephen Kenny said that a clean sheet was the main positive from an underwhelming friendly win in Malta.
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 20

Robinson nets as Republic of Ireland edge Malta

Callum Robinson's first international goal in a year spared the Republic of Ireland's blushes as they ended 2022 with a narrow friendly victory in...
SKYSPORTS Nov 20

‘There is room for improvement' – Stephen Kenny praises McGrath return but knows bigger challenges lie ahead

Ireland boss Stephen Kenny praised the impacts of Jamie McGrath and Callum O’Dowda in the narrow friendly win over Malta, but accepted there is...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 20

Stephen Kenny praises Jamie McGrath, Callum O'Dowda and defenders after 1-0 win over Malta

The Ireland boss was focused on the positives as Ireland finished their 2022 season with a win.
IRISH MIRROR Nov 20

Callum Robinson seizes on Maltese mistake to save Ireland’s blushes in lacklustre effort

Stephen Kenny’s side do just enough to see off side ranked 119 places below them in the Fifa rankings
THE IRISH TIMES Nov 20

Callum Robinson goal gives Ireland narrow win in Malta

Malta 0-1 Republic of Ireland
IRISH MIRROR Nov 20

Callum Robinson spares Republic of Ireland blushes in narrow win over Malta

Callum Robinson scored his first international goal in a year as Republic of Ireland ended 2022 with a narrow friendly victory in Malta.
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 20

Malta 0-1 Republic of Ireland: Cardiff's Callum Robinson scores only goal

MALTA 0-1 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: Callum Robinson scored the only goal as the Republic of Ireland beat Malta 1-0 in a friendly.
DAILY MAIL ONLINE Nov 20

Stephen Kenny questions training pitch switch on eve of Malta friendly

It is customary to train the day before a match in the host stadium, but both Ireland and Malta completed their preparations on a pitch next to the...
IRISH MIRROR Nov 20

John Aldridge recalls the day Ireland beat Malta to qualify for the World Cup

It was at the Ta’ Qali Stadium where Jack Charlton’s team officially qualified for the 1990 World Cup
THE IRISH TIMES Nov 20

Every result matters for Stephen Kenny, even Malta, as banana skins have caused him more strife than big guns

Participating in an international friendly in Malta on the day the World Cup kicks off is about as low-key as it can get for Ireland’s football...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 20

Malta vs Ireland: Stephen Kenny’s side locked out of training at Ta’Qali Stadium

Ireland boss frustrated after customary session at match venue not afforded to Ireland
THE IRISH TIMES Nov 19

Seamus Coleman urges Ireland to enjoy tough Euro 2024 draw not fear it

Ireland face Malta in their final friendly before they launch their qualifying campaign.
NEWSCHAINONLINE.COM Nov 19

Stephen Kenny targets a clean sheet against Malta, knows defence needs to improve

Ireland have conceded plenty of goals this year, thanks to some poor defending. It needs to be addressed ahead of next year's Euro 2024 qualifiers,...
IRISH MIRROR Nov 19

The exciting Irish team we’d like to see take on Malta

A win is required. Ireland take on Malta in a friendly on Sunday night, days after a disappointing...
PUNDITARENA.COM Nov 19

Callum Robinson says Ireland need Malta result ‘to go into March in a positive frame of mind’

Ireland forward Callum Robinson admits ‘quite a lot’ of lessons need to be learned from Thursday’s home defeat to Norway, following a worryingly...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 19

Aldo's Malta magic, celebrating with the fans and why he has no interest in the World Cup

John Aldridge scored his first two competitive goals for Ireland in a 1989 visit to Malta, in a game that sealed a first ever World Cup...
IRISH MIRROR Nov 19

Stephen Kenny backs his system ahead of trip to take on Malta in final game of the year

Ireland manager will stick with back three and wing backs despite disappointing performance in defeat to Norway
THE IRISH TIMES Nov 19

‘In Malta I felt like I repaid Jack for sticking with me’ – John Aldridge

Ireland may not be competing at Qatar 2022, but tomorrow’s friendly against Malta will bring back fond World Cup memories for Irish fans, and one...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 19

France the focus but there are few lessons for Stephen Kenny to learn in Malta

The current success of the World Cup-bound Republic of Ireland women’s team was built on the old adage that the beatings will continue until morale...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 19

Verdict: Early goal needed to avoid another night of frustration for Ireland

The Ta' Qali Stadium in Malta has been a venue where Irish sides have had to grind out wins in the past - and without an early goal on Sunday it...
IRISH MIRROR Nov 18

Stephen Kenny prioritising minutes and momentum ahead of Malta clash

Kenny will be giving his squad plenty of minutes against Malta.
IRISH MIRROR Nov 18

Malta - Ireland predictions

SPORTYTRADER Nov 18

Malta v Ireland: Day, time and TV info for final match of 2022

Once more unto the breach. At the end of a fairly mixed year, Stephen Kenny’s Ireland side will...
PUNDITARENA.COM Nov 18

Preview: Malta vs. Republic of Ireland - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Sunday's International Friendlies clash between Malta and Republic of Ireland, including predictions, team news and possible...
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Nov 18

Sheffield United: Wait to discover if Republic of Ireland answer John Egan call

Sheffield United are waiting to discover if John Egan will start the Republic of Ireland’s game against Malta on Sunday after Paul Heckingbottom,...
THE STAR Nov 18

‘There was no real zip to our game’ – Alan Browne gives honest assessment after ‘flat’ Ireland defeat

Alan Browne bemoaned the fact that a “flat” Ireland once more proved vulnerable to set-pieces after a pair of sloppy concessions handed Norway a...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 17

Republic of Ireland v Norway LIVE: Score updates, TV channel info, live stream and more for international friendly

Republic of Ireland play their final home game of the year when they take on Norway at the Aviva Stadium this evening.The Aviva Stadium has been a...
IRISH MIRROR Nov 17

Evan Ferguson looking to rewrite the history books this week

But Stephen Kenny has offered the Brighton teenager no guarantees of a first cap in the Norway and Malta games
IRISH MIRROR Nov 17

'Privileged' Chiedozie Ogbene taking nothing for granted when it comes to his Ireland spot

Ireland star Chiedozie Ogbene has discussed his passion for international football, the impression made by teenager Evan Ferguson and why these...
IRISH MIRROR Nov 16

What time, what channel, team news and all you need to know about Malta v Ireland

Stephen Kenny's Ireland will continue their preparation for what promises to be a very tough Euro 2024 qualifying campaign next week with a trip to...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 15

Preview: Malta vs. Greece - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Thursday's International Friendlies clash between Malta and Greece, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Nov 15

Malta - Greece predictions

SPORTYTRADER Nov 15

Stephen Kenny calls up Mark Sykes, loses strikers Scott Hogan and Will Keane for Norway and Malta friendlies

Stephen Kenny was hoping to see Scott Hogan in action during this international window, but injury has forced the Birmingham City striker out of...
IRISH MIRROR Nov 14

Belfast boy Mark Sykes gets Ireland call from Stephen Kenny after Scott Hogan and Will Keane ruled out

BELFAST boy Mark Sykes could make his Republic of Ireland debut this week as the Bristol City player was called up by Stephen Kenny for the...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 14

Jodi Jones Call Up

Oxford United winger Jodi Jones joins up with the Malta squad this week ahead of two home international friendlies.
OXFORD UNITED (OFFICIAL SITE Nov 14

Stephen Kenny rues loss of Conor Hourihane and Jason Knight as Derby refuse to release duo for Ireland duty

Derby have refused to release Conor Hourihane and Jason Knight for Ireland's November friendlies with Norway and Malta.
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 10

Five unlucky absentees from latest Ireland squad

Unlucky to miss out. Stephen Kenny picked the Ireland squad set to take on Norway and Malta later...
PUNDITARENA.COM Nov 10

Will Smallbone and Evan Ferguson handed first Republic of Ireland call-ups

Stephen Kenny’s 25-man squad will face Norway on November 17 and Malta three days later.
THE INDEPENDENT Nov 10

Ireland squad: Duffy left out as Ferguson and Smallbone called up

Jamie McGrath also earns a recall for the upcoming games against Norway and Malta
THE IRISH TIMES Nov 10

Evan Ferguson and Will Smallbone called into Ireland squad for November friendlies

Eighteen-year-old striker Evan Ferguson has earned a first Ireland senior call up, as manager Stephen Kenny announced a 26-man squad for the...
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 10

Evan Ferguson and Will Smallbone included in Ireland squad

Jamie McGrath also earns a recall for the upcoming games against Norway and Malta
THE IRISH TIMES Nov 10

Three players who could be called up to Ireland squad - and three could be dropped

Stephen Kenny names his Ireland squad today for next week’s friendlies against Norway and Malta.
INDEPENDENT.IE Nov 9

Northern Ireland U-17s reach elite stage of Euro qualifiers

Northern Ireland’s Under-17s have secured a place in the elite qualifying round for U17 Euro 2023 in Hungary. Gerard Lyttle’s side played three...
BELFASTTELEGRAPH.CO.UK Nov 5

Dundee United youngster helps Scotland to 6-0 demolition of Malta

Dundee United forward Rory MacLeod shone for Scotland U17s as they swept aside Malta in Ta' Qali.
THECOURIER.CO.UK Oct 19

Chiedozie Ogbene could miss next six games for Rotherham

But the Ireland international is on track to be fit for the November friendlies against Norway and Malta
IRISH MIRROR Oct 19

Ross County teenager Dylan Smith could feature for Scotland under-17s in European Championship qualifying opener in Malta

Malky Mackay is eager for Ross County teenager Dylan Smith to embrace his opportunity with the Scotland under-17s squad for the European...
PRESSANDJOURNAL.CO.UK Oct 19

Troy Parrott eyes return to fitness after surgery success

Troy Parrott says he’s already targeting a return to action after he underwent surgery on the hamstring injury which has disrupted his season and...
INDEPENDENT.IE Oct 19

Gaffer: I live in Malta, but couldn't miss this. Portsmouth are passionate fans, while Southampton only brought 285 supporters

Gaffer For A Day, Gary Guinness, aged 49 from Malta, assesses Pompey XI’s 5-2 win over Southampton B in the Hampshire Senior Cup...
PORTSMOUTH NEWS Oct 12

Euro 2024 qualifying draw: Groups, dates and fixtures as England get Italy, Ukraine, Malta and North Macedonia

England face Euro 2020 champions Italy in qualifying for Germany ’24 but should make it through to the tournament
INEWS.CO.UK Oct 9

Euro 2024 qualifying draw in full as England and home nations discover fate

England will face Italy, Ukraine, North Macedonia and Malta on their road to the European Championships in Germany in 2024, with Gareth Southgate...
IRISH MIRROR Oct 9

BREAKING: Euro 2024 qualifying draw in full as England and home nations discover fate

England will face Italy, Ukraine, North Macedonia and Malta on their road to the European Championships in Germany which will take place in 2024
MIRROR Oct 9
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