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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Ian Baraclough

Last year
# managerial casualty
Ian Baraclough sacked as manager of Northern Ireland
Irish FA cites ‘record of results’ as reason for parting company with coach.
# feel the heat
Under-fire Northern Ireland boss Baraclough urges patience with rebuild
Fans called for Baraclough to go after the defeat to Kosovo and during the draw with Cyprus.
# Pressure
Baraclough taunted by Northern Ireland fans after Kosovo defeat
Sections of the Green and White Army sang ‘Cheerio’ after the manager went to acknowledge the travelling support.
# Patience
Baraclough braced for criticism after Cyprus draw but urges for 'patience' with young team
Stalemate away to Cyprus leaves Northern Ireland manager feeling the heat.
# success
Late double sees Northern Ireland prevail
Ian Baraclough’s side won away to Luxembourg.
All time
# Staying Put
Ian Baraclough signs new Northern Ireland deal
The former Sligo Rovers manager will be in charge for the Euro 2024 qualifying campaign.
# Long Time Coming
Northern Ireland end long wait for home win as own goal sees off Lithuania
Benas Satkus was the unfortunate scorer at the wrong end of the pitch as Ali McCann and Josh Magennis had goals disallowed.
# staying on
Northern Ireland open contract talks with ex-Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough
The Irish FA board unanimously agreed on Thursday night to extend the manager’s contract.
# Seeing Red
Northern Ireland boss Baraclough ‘annoyed and appalled’ by controversial red card in Geneva
Jamal Lewis was shown a second yellow card in the 37th minute of the 2-0 defeat by Switzerland.
# Ian Baraclough
Northern Ireland boss laments draw after dominant display as World Cup hopes fade
A goalless draw at home to Bulgaria has left their qualification dreams in peril.
# Going down?
Late Austria fightback leaves Northern Ireland facing Nations League relegation
The hosts hit back after Josh Magennis had put Northern Ireland in front.
# the north remembers
Slovakia defeat not the end of Northern Ireland era – Ian Baracough
The hosts began the night as favourites as they looked to secure qualification to a second consecutive European Championship.
# Nations League
Northern Ireland brought back down to earth by Austria after play-off delight
Michael Gregoritsch’s header proved the difference, while world champions France drew 0-0 with Portugal.
# Trading Places
Fluent Irish speaker Mark Sykes following his heart in switching allegiance from Northern Ireland, says Kenny
Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough has called the decision a ‘massive disappointment.’
# Changes
Northern Ireland U21 international set to switch allegiance to the Republic
23-year-old midfielder Mark Sykes plays for Oxford in League One.
# new man
Northern Ireland name former Sligo Rovers boss as Michael O'Neill's replacement
Ian Baraclough takes the reins.
# Scenes
VIDEO: Police to investigate 'disgraceful' Rangers-Motherwell fight
A mass fight between Rangers and Motherwell could lead to criminal prosecution with Police Scotland set to investigate.
# Play-offs
A former LOI manager's side put a major dent in Rangers' promotion hopes last night
Ian Baraclough’s Motherwell silenced Ibrox.
# looking ahead
'They have been like a second family to me' - Baraclough thanks Sligo
The Bit O’Red’s recently-departed boss has released a statement to praise the club and its fans.
# Red letter day
Another one bites the dust: Ian Baraclough gone as Sligo manager
Baraclough had been Bit O’Red boss since February 2012.
# Report
10-man Sligo secure hard-earned point against Derry
Ian Baraclough’s men took the lead thanks to a John Russell cracker, but had to be content with a draw.
# Monkey off his back
O'Conor glad to exorcise his cup final demons with match-winning goal
The Sligo Rovers midfielder scored the only goal of the game in Saturday’s Setanta Cup final.
# cup final day
First major trophy up for grabs as Sligo face Lilywhites in search of All-Ireland bragging rights
The Setanta Sport Cup final takes place this afternoon with both clubs aiming to win the competition for the first time.
# road warriors
Better late than never as Sligo Rovers serve notice of intent at Thomond Park
Strikes from Aaron Greene and Seamus Conneely in the closing stages gave the Bit O’Red win over Limerick a favourable veneer.
# Report
Five-star Sligo cruise past St Pat's in Setanta Cup semi-final
Ian Baraclough’s side secured an emphatic victory, winning 7-1 on aggregate.
'What can you do? Don't listen' - Sligo boss tells players to ignore criticism
Ian Baraclough believes they have been treated unfairly by fans and the media after their underwhelming start to the season.
# home comforts
Bray slay Sligo at Carlisle Grounds as Byrne proves the hero
Alan Mathews pocketed his first triumph as Wanderers boss.
# LOI Kick-off
Baraclough: I was never leaving Sligo -- and now I've built my best squad yet
Sligo Rovers kick off the new season when they welcome Premier Division new boys Athlone to the Showgrounds tonight.
# Airtricity League
Cup hero Danny North gets new Sligo contract
North has agreed a deal to stay at the Showgrounds in 2014.
# boss is back
Sligo manager Ian Baraclough signs extension until end of 2014
Rovers have secured the Englishman’s services for another season.
# Negotiations
Baraclough: Contract talk on hold until after cup celebrations
Sligo Rovers manager is, like a lot of his players, out of contract following yesterday’s dramatic cup win.
# Champions League
Molde send Sligo out of Champions League
Ian Baraclough’s side lost 2-0 in Norway this evening.
# Historic
Sligo Rovers go down to Molde on historic European night
Daniel Chima Chukwu’s first half strike was enough to hand the Norwegian visitors a 1-0 win.
# Champions League
Everything you need to know about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Molde FK
*Cue Champions League music*
# League of Ireland
Eamon Zayed is back in the Airtricity League — with Shamrock Rovers
In other domestic transfer news, Sligo Rovers have signed David McMillan from UCD.
# Supporting LOI
'Sligo is different to other clubs' - Evan McMillan
We chatted to the Bit O’Red defender ahead of tonight’s clash with Shamrock Rovers in Tallaght.
# crown rests easy
Sligo Rovers' champion display scuttles Bohemians at Dalymount
An early goal from Raffaele Cretaro set the tone for a comfortable win.
# Airtricity League
'We want to win every competition... including the Champions League' - Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough
The Bit O’Red boss firmly believes his squad is stronger than the won which won the Airtricity League Premier Division last season.
# Bit O'Red
Ian Baraclough eyeing up at least two more quality signings for 2013
The Sligo Rovers chief needs to strengthen his squad after losing Airtricity POTY Mark Quigley.
# Airtricity League
Sligo dominate SWAI award nominations
The Airtricity League champions have received four of the six nominations for SWAI Personality of the Year.