Posts Tagged ‘soccer’

Women’s football is riding the crest of a wave at the moment, with the recent World Cup gaining record-breaking attendances at the games in France and TV ratings worldwide also lifting the profile of the Women’s game. The World University games are currently taking place in Naples, Italy and the girls in green are currently flying the […] Read the rest of this entry »
Republic of Ireland manager has confirmed his squad for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Denmark away from home on June 7th and Gibraltar at home on June 10th. McCarthy named a 35 man squad earlier this month but this has now been whittled down to 30 players. Goalkeeper Kieran O’Hara has been ruled and Kristiansunds […] Read the rest of this entry »
The FAI and IFA have announced a cross border competition between the Airtricity League Premier Division Champions and the Danske Bank Premiership winners. The tournament is title the Unite the Union Champions Cup and will see the reigning champions on both sides of the border face off in a two-legged game. According to RTE Sport, […] Read the rest of this entry »
Former Ireland international and Manchester United star John O’Shea has announced his retirement from the game. O’Shea will call it a day at the end of the current season. The Waterford native worked his way through the ranks at Manchester United where he won five Premier League titles with Sir Alex Ferguson at the helm, […] Read the rest of this entry »
THE FAI have been fined 10,000 euros by UEFA following the tennis ball protest during the Republic of Ireland first home game in the the Euro 2020 qualifiers with Georgia last month. The fine follows when fans threw tennis balls on the pitch at the Aviva Stadium in the 33rd minute on the 26th March […] Read the rest of this entry »
The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) on Wednesday have announced they have received a letter from League of Ireland side St Patrick’s Athletic regarding to UEFA Club licensing. RTE Sport that the matter is about Waterford FC and their place in the Europa League. Waterford finished 4th in the league of Ireland top flight last […] Read the rest of this entry »
The FAI have announced that John Delaney has offered to step down from his role as Executive Vice President. A statement released on Monday evening confirmed the news. The FAI said that Mr Delaney has offered to voluntarily step aside, pending the completion of the independent investigation into issues of concern to the board. In […] Read the rest of this entry »