Posts Tagged ‘Soccer: Irish Interest’

If Croatia who has less than 4.3 million people in the population can make the world cup final, it shows that anything is possible for the smaller nations such as Ireland. At the start of the tournament, you could get unbelievable odds on Croatia reaching the final with popular betting sites such as MaxFreeBets and […] Read the rest of this entry »
Bray Wanderers on Thursday voted in favour of strike action due to unpaid wages according to RTE Sport. The national broadcaster report that the Seagull players have not been paid their wages since May 25th. Indeed, five members of the clubs squad left last week after been let go on a free agent by club […] Read the rest of this entry »
Alan Murphy has been appointed manager of Galway Utd. Murphy has signed a contract with the club until the end of the 2018 SSE Airtricity League Season. Murphy, who is 36, has been the manager of Galway United’s U17 team for the past two seasons and he will remain in that job also while managing […] Read the rest of this entry »
It has been revealed that Jim McGuinness is firmly in the hot seat for the role of manager at Galway United. The Irish Sun reported that the All-Ireland Football winning manager of 2012 is in contention to replace Shane Keegan at Eamonn Deacy Park. However, there has been no confirmation that talks have taken place […] Read the rest of this entry »
Former Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given has been confirmed as the new goalkeeping coach at Championship side Derby County. Given has not officially retired from the sport yet, but he has been confirmed as part of Frank Lampard’s backroom team as the Ram’s look to make a bid on promotion from the championship to […] Read the rest of this entry »
The UEFA Champions League and Europa League schedule for SSE Airtricity League clubs has been confirmed. SSE Airtricity League Champions Cork City face Polish Ekstraklasa Champions Legia Warsaw in the First Qualifying Round of the UEFA Champions League. Cork will host the first leg at Turner’s Cross on Tuesday, 10th July with kick-off at 7.45pm […] Read the rest of this entry »
The Republic of Ireland’s dreams of playing at the 2018 World Cup faded when they failed to make it through qualifying having advanced to the second round. With the chance to earn a place in Russia, the national team were unable to capitalise on a brilliant start which saw them take a 1-0 lead at […] Read the rest of this entry »