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# irish-football - Monday 29 November, 2021

No white smoke yet for Stephen Kenny as FAI discuss World Cup qualification campaign in meeting
# As You Were
From The42
# As You Were

No white smoke yet for Stephen Kenny as FAI discuss World Cup qualification campaign in meeting

Mon 10:50 PM 3,158 Views 1 Comment

The FAI confirmed that board members ‘undertook positive and detailed discussions’ this evening, but revealed little else in a brief statement.

# irish-football - Saturday 27 November, 2021

Tactics Board: Was Katie McCabe used to best effect?
# WNT
From The42
# WNT

Tactics Board: Was Katie McCabe used to best effect?

Nov 27th 2021, 10:35 AM 1,915 Views 0 Comments

Shane Keegan looks at the key tactical elements behind the 1-1 draw against Slovakia.

# irish-football - Monday 15 November, 2021

Victory over All Blacks marginally pips Portugal's Aviva visit as most watched sporting event of week
# Audience Participation
From The42
# Audience Participation

Victory over All Blacks marginally pips Portugal's Aviva visit as most watched sporting event of week

Nov 15th 2021, 5:11 PM 6,466 Views 4 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men drew an average of 686,000 viewers to RTÉ2 for their victory over New Zealand, with just 9,000 fewer tuning in for the football on Thursday.

# irish-football - Friday 15 October, 2021

Former Ireland international striker Simon Cox retires from football
# Coxy
From The42
# Coxy

Former Ireland international striker Simon Cox retires from football

Oct 15th 2021, 7:13 PM 11,320 Views 7 Comments

The 34-year-old scored four goals in 30 appearances for the Boys in Green and is seeking a new career in coaching.

# irish-football - Friday 27 August, 2021

Brighton duo earn call-up as Jim Crawford names Irish U21 squad for Euro qualifiers
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Brighton duo earn call-up as Jim Crawford names Irish U21 squad for Euro qualifiers

Aug 27th 2021, 2:08 PM 4,763 Views 3 Comments

Evan Ferguson and Andrew Moran have been included in the U21 squad for the upcoming away games.

# irish-football - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Ireland U21 winger Tyreik Wright joins Salford on loan from Aston Villa
# Opportunity
From The42
# Opportunity

Ireland U21 winger Tyreik Wright joins Salford on loan from Aston Villa

Aug 17th 2021, 5:46 PM 4,055 Views 0 Comments

The Cork man joins the Class of ’92-backed club after an impressing loan spell at Walsall from January onwards last season.

# irish-football - Friday 13 August, 2021

Rice appointed to full-time role in Kenny's Republic of Ireland backroom team
# Eagle Eye
From The42
# Eagle Eye

Rice appointed to full-time role in Kenny's Republic of Ireland backroom team

Aug 13th 2021, 8:38 PM 12,666 Views 5 Comments

The 36-year-old former Shamrock Rovers captain will join Ireland as head scout and opposition analyst after departing Crystal Palace.

# irish-football - Friday 9 July, 2021

'Like a new signing' - The ex-Man City youngster starting to thrive in Irish football
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

'Like a new signing' - The ex-Man City youngster starting to thrive in Irish football

Jul 9th 2021, 6:15 AM 9,205 Views 0 Comments

Will Patching was on target as Dundalk comfortably overcame Newtown last night.

# irish-football - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Former Wexford and Cork City defender Delaney departs Bolton
# Trotting On
From The42
# Trotting On

Former Wexford and Cork City defender Delaney departs Bolton

Jun 8th 2021, 11:34 PM 6,541 Views 2 Comments

His agent, Stephen Hunt, has accused the newly promoted League One side’s manager of going ‘back on his word in January.’

# irish-football - Friday 21 May, 2021

Ireland legend Packie Bonner to make FAI return after 11 years
# Safe Pair Of Hands
From The42
# Safe Pair Of Hands

Ireland legend Packie Bonner to make FAI return after 11 years

May 21st 2021, 5:16 PM 9,148 Views 2 Comments

The Donegal native will be one of six independent directors ratified at Sunday’s EGM.

# irish-football - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Ireland players fully behind 'great manager who has just been unlucky', says O'Shea
# Resounding
From The42
# Resounding

Ireland players fully behind 'great manager who has just been unlucky', says O'Shea

Mar 31st 2021, 11:42 PM 15,024 Views 26 Comments

‘We all really like the way he plays and the way he is with us,’ said the West Brom defender of Stephen Kenny.

# irish-football - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Highly rated West Ham teenager among 14 new call-ups to Crawford's U21 squad From The42

Highly rated West Ham teenager among 14 new call-ups to Crawford's U21 squad

Mar 18th 2021, 6:10 PM 6,821 Views 0 Comments

Bohemians pair Dawson Devoy and Andy Lyons join Bray Wanderers’ Brian Maher as the three players selected from the League of Ireland.

# irish-football - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Brady a doubt for weekend but Burnley confident injury not 'drastic'
# Niggle
From The42
# Niggle

Brady a doubt for weekend but Burnley confident injury not 'drastic'

Feb 18th 2021, 4:10 PM 1,990 Views 0 Comments

An Achilles problem could see the Ireland international miss out on Saturday’s home tie against West Brom.

# irish-football - Saturday 23 January, 2021

'I was quite happy to let Stephen get on with it' - No ire from McCarthy as he takes reins at Cardiff
# New Gig
From The42
# New Gig

'I was quite happy to let Stephen get on with it' - No ire from McCarthy as he takes reins at Cardiff

Jan 23rd 2021, 6:20 PM 15,532 Views 4 Comments

‘I have no anger, ire, ill-feeling. It was a contractual issue.’

# irish-football - Monday 28 December, 2020

Ronnie Whelan’s homecoming during the tumultuous summer of 1981
# Kop Idol
From The42
# Kop Idol

Ronnie Whelan’s homecoming during the tumultuous summer of 1981

Dec 28th 2020, 8:00 AM 21,039 Views 7 Comments

The young, former Home Farm midfielder was part of an eventful Dublin stay.

# irish-football - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Ireland to face England in Wembley friendly next month
# Confidence Booster
From The42
# Confidence Booster

Ireland to face England in Wembley friendly next month

Oct 21st 2020, 12:36 PM 28,873 Views 37 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s men will square off with Gareth Southgate and his charges before Ireland’s Nations League clashes with Wales and Bulgaria.

# irish-football - Monday 7 September, 2020

Two apiece for Hyland and Doyle as Drogs devour Cabinteely
# First Division
From The42
# First Division

Two apiece for Hyland and Doyle as Drogs devour Cabinteely

Sep 7th 2020, 10:31 PM 4,893 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Cobh Ramblers secured another away win by the single goal.

# irish-football - Saturday 11 July, 2020

A proper football man who brought the game into Irish hearts: Jack Charlton (1935-2020)
# Big Jack
# Big Jack

A proper football man who brought the game into Irish hearts: Jack Charlton (1935-2020)

Jul 11th 2020, 9:41 AM 41,636 Views 83 Comments

Charlton led the Irish football team for a decade.

# irish-football - Thursday 2 July, 2020

FAI board approves format for League of Ireland restart on 31 July
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

FAI board approves format for League of Ireland restart on 31 July

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:42 PM 2,630 Views 0 Comments

Some Premier Division clubs were against the relegation plans in particular.

# irish-football - Sunday 19 April, 2020

GAA have plan B in place to protect this year's provincial championships
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

GAA have plan B in place to protect this year's provincial championships

Apr 19th 2020, 10:05 PM 70,523 Views 45 Comments

With Health Minister Simon Harris warning there may not be mass gatherings in 2020, we answer the key questions that every sports fan is asking.

# irish-football - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Why have we stopped producing top-level players? Ireland needs a new philosophy
# Crossroads
From The42
# Crossroads

Why have we stopped producing top-level players? Ireland needs a new philosophy

Apr 9th 2020, 12:11 PM 23,768 Views 78 Comments

Irish football requires a new plan if this decade is to be better than the last one.

# irish-football - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Irish internationals donate €25,000 to League of Ireland players affected by coronavirus shutdown
# Some Of Our Own
From The42
# Some Of Our Own

Irish internationals donate €25,000 to League of Ireland players affected by coronavirus shutdown

Mar 19th 2020, 1:53 PM 14,129 Views 7 Comments

James McClean, Enda Stevens and Kevin Long were among the clients of Graham Barrett’s company, Integrity Sports, to make the gesture.

# irish-football - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Irish football's €50 million rescue deal set to be voted on
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

Irish football's €50 million rescue deal set to be voted on

Mar 15th 2020, 7:55 PM 20,425 Views 27 Comments

Doubts continue to be raised over whether the summit of the 79 council goes ahead in a meeting format due to coronavirus.

# irish-football - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

McCarthy: Coleman likely to miss Slovakia play-off with thigh injury
# Play-off Blow
From The42
# Play-off Blow

McCarthy: Coleman likely to miss Slovakia play-off with thigh injury

Mar 3rd 2020, 7:16 PM 4,005 Views 3 Comments

The Everton right-back was withdrawn after 28 minutes of Sunday’s Premier League clash with Manchester United.

# irish-football - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Ireland's young footballers and their 'dream' moves to England - the good, the bad and the ugly
# Decision Time
From The42
# Decision Time

Ireland's young footballers and their 'dream' moves to England - the good, the bad and the ugly

Jan 25th 2020, 10:00 AM 27,127 Views 12 Comments

David Sneyd talks to a player, a parent, an agent, and a head of recruitment about what goes into making the decision.

# irish-football - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Former Ireland U21 Kelly returns to English football on loan from Feyenoord
# Fresh Start
From The42
# Fresh Start

Former Ireland U21 Kelly returns to English football on loan from Feyenoord

Jan 8th 2020, 2:52 PM 7,668 Views 2 Comments

Oxford United head coach Karl Robinson confessed he was ‘shocked’ to be able to land the midfielder.

# irish-football - Saturday 9 November, 2019

The 17-year-old Irish starlet set for America
# Teenage Dreams
From The42
# Teenage Dreams

The 17-year-old Irish starlet set for America

Nov 9th 2019, 10:00 AM 44,517 Views 21 Comments

It’s been a whirlwind few months for Blessing Kingsley, topped off by FAI Cup glory last Sunday.

# irish-football - Sunday 25 August, 2019

No boot deal, no ego, no time off: How Dara O’Shea’s old-school values won over Slaven Bilic
# Irish Prospect
From The42
# Irish Prospect

No boot deal, no ego, no time off: How Dara O’Shea’s old-school values won over Slaven Bilic

Aug 25th 2019, 9:30 PM 45,505 Views 8 Comments

‘Dara has everything. He’s like, mentally, he’s thinking about every minute of the training. Whatever you tell him, he is there.’

# irish-football - Friday 2 August, 2019

Hourihane offers reward for British commentators to stop making a hames of his surname
# Hou's Tricks
From The42
# Hou's Tricks

Hourihane offers reward for British commentators to stop making a hames of his surname

Aug 2nd 2019, 2:00 PM 13,169 Views 8 Comments

‘It’s been the same for years and years, so if you change it, I’ll buy you a bottle of wine or something.’

# irish-football - Friday 14 June, 2019

'If you look at Niall Quinn's document, there’s nothing new in it. I’ve been preaching this for the last 10 years'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'If you look at Niall Quinn's document, there’s nothing new in it. I’ve been preaching this for the last 10 years'

Updated Jun 14th 2019, 8:39 AM 44,551 Views 27 Comments

Cobh Ramblers manager Stephen Henderson speaks to The42 about Shane Ross’ football forum, Niall Quinn’s grand plans and forming a League Managers Association.

# irish-football - Friday 31 May, 2019

10 key points from Niall Quinn's plan to rejuvenate Irish football
# Starting Over
From The42
# Starting Over

10 key points from Niall Quinn's plan to rejuvenate Irish football

May 31st 2019, 5:59 PM 14,176 Views 21 Comments

The report was unveiled during an event in Dublin’s Mansion House today.

# irish-football - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I would be amazed if he doesn’t play at the highest level at some point in his career'
# High Praise
From The42
# High Praise

'I would be amazed if he doesn’t play at the highest level at some point in his career'

May 30th 2019, 6:38 PM 10,797 Views 0 Comments

18-year-old Irish defender Nathan Collins has been linked with a move to Manchester United in recent weeks.

# irish-football - Monday 20 May, 2019

Man United poised to sign Irish teenager upon Fletcher's recommendation - report
# Caught The Eye
From The42
# Caught The Eye

Man United poised to sign Irish teenager upon Fletcher's recommendation - report

May 20th 2019, 1:54 PM 18,240 Views 1 Comment

Eighteen-year-old Nathan Collins has impressed at Stoke City, and captained Ireland during last year’s Euro U17s.

# irish-football - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'It was a true honour to be captain for 4 years' - McShane confirms Reading exit
# Macca
From The42
# Macca

'It was a true honour to be captain for 4 years' - McShane confirms Reading exit

May 8th 2019, 1:35 PM 7,509 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland defender’s contract expires in June, and he has been told he can look for a new club.

# irish-football - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Chair of Oireachtas Committee calls for entire FAI board to resign
# Fall-out
From The42
# Fall-out

Chair of Oireachtas Committee calls for entire FAI board to resign

Apr 16th 2019, 12:45 PM 4,142 Views 16 Comments

Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd believes a ‘full forensic audit’ of the association’s finances is necessary.

# irish-football - Monday 15 April, 2019

John Delaney offers to step aside from the FAI while an independent investigation takes place
# Delexit
From The42
# Delexit

John Delaney offers to step aside from the FAI while an independent investigation takes place

Apr 15th 2019, 5:59 PM 52,272 Views 151 Comments

Michael Cody and Eddie Murray have also left the FAI Board.

# irish-football - Sunday 14 April, 2019

FAI says it is taking 'urgent steps to address its current governance and financial issues'
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

FAI says it is taking 'urgent steps to address its current governance and financial issues'

Apr 14th 2019, 9:00 PM 28,955 Views 61 Comments

A statement released tonight failed to mention under-fire former CEO John Delaney.

# irish-football - Monday 8 April, 2019

Meyler a doubt for June qualifiers after suffering dislocated shoulder
# Sore One
From The42
# Sore One

Meyler a doubt for June qualifiers after suffering dislocated shoulder

Apr 8th 2019, 11:23 AM 4,526 Views 7 Comments

The Cork man could be ruled out for the rest of the season.

# irish-football - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Seamus Coleman makes second significant donation to Sean Cox fund
# Helping Hand
From The42
# Helping Hand

Seamus Coleman makes second significant donation to Sean Cox fund

Mar 27th 2019, 8:39 PM 52,343 Views 35 Comments

The Ireland captain and Everton star has contributed another €5,000 towards the Liverpool fan’s treatment.

# irish-football - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Bamford stretches to net winner as Leeds maintain promotion push
# Elastic Paddy
From The42
# Elastic Paddy

Bamford stretches to net winner as Leeds maintain promotion push

Mar 9th 2019, 5:45 PM 6,069 Views 13 Comments

The forward last week told Mick McCarthy that he wishes to represent the Republic of Ireland.

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