Posts Tagged ‘soccer’

France and Belgium are joint top of the FIFA World soccer rankings. Martin O’Neill Ireland have been ranked 30th in the latest rankings. This is the first time in 25 years that two teams are joint top of the rankings with Belgiums most recent two wins helping them to join Les Bleus at the summit. […] Read the rest of this entry »
The FAI is set to join up with English, Irish, Welsh and Scottish FAs in regard to a feasibility review into a potential joint bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup. The news comes on the back of recent discussions among all parties according to the FAI website. The statement says ” Following recent […] Read the rest of this entry »
Ireland meet Wales in their first UEFA Nations League match in Cardiff tomorrow evening at 7:45pm. But what exactly is the Nations League I hear you ask?  UEFA have decided to fill the void between World Cup and European Championship tournaments and their associated qualification tournaments with another mini-league called the UEFA nations league.  This […] Read the rest of this entry »
Scottish side Hibernian have signed former Dundalk star Daryl Horgan from Preston North End for an undisclosed fee according to RTE Sport. He has signed a three contract at the club and he could make his first appearance for the club on Sunday afternoon when they come up against St Johnstone in the Scottish Premiership. […] Read the rest of this entry »
Broadcaster and pundit Eamon Dunphy has announced he will be calling time on his role as soccer pundit with RTE Sport ending over 40 years service with the station. In a statement Dunphy said that he had decided two years ago that he wasn’t going to renew his contract with RTE Sport but he stayed […] Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
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 »