Soccer

Tributes & Reaction to Maradona’s Passing

By Raffaele Rocca / November 26, 2020 /

The world of football is in mourning after the sudden passing of Diego Maradona on Wednesday afternoon with some of the world’s leading newspapers and sporting papers producing some fitting tributes. Take a look at some below. His death send a wave of sadness through his homeland with fans of all Argentine clubs united in…

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Former Ireland Assistant Maurice Setters Passes Away

By Adrian Finnin / November 23, 2020 /

Former Ireland assistant manager Maurice Setters has sadly passed away at the age of 83, the FAI has announced today. Setters was Jack Charlton’s right hand man during a successful period for Irish soccer during the 1980’s and 1990’s. Setters was assistant coach for Euro 88, Italia 90 and USA 94. During all three tournaments…

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FAI Accept Stephen Kenny’s Explanation Around Pre-Match Video

By Raffaele Rocca / November 22, 2020 /

The FAI have this evening concluded their investigation in to Stephen Kenny’s pre match motivational video. The association have accepted the manager’s explanation and have said the matter is not closed. It brings to an end a woeful year for the international side which failed to qualify for the Euros next season, have managed just…

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Airtricity League Duo Called up Kenny

By Adrian Finnin / November 16, 2020 /

Shamrock Rovers pair Graham Burke and Aaron McEneff will join club teammate Jack Byrne in the Ireland squad for Wednesday night’s crucial Nations League game with Bulgaria at the Aviva Stadium (7.45). The duo were called up by manager Stephen Kenny along with Millwall striker Troy Parrott and Peterborough midfielder Jack Taylor. The Ireland manager…

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England Have Too Much for Listless Republic of Ireland

By Raffaele Rocca / November 13, 2020 /

Highlights from the international friendly between Ireland and England at Wembley in what was another poor performance from Stephen Kenny’s side. Watch highlights below.

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Connolly and Robinson Ruled out in Blow for Ireland

By Adrian Finnin / November 11, 2020 /

Ireland strikers Aaron Connolly and Callum Robinson have been ruled out of the upcoming international games with England, Wales and Bulgaria. Connolly picked up an injury in training while Robinson has been confirmed as the player who tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday. The FAI announced the news on their official Twitter page earlier this…

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Pauw Selects Provisional Ireland Women’s Squad

By Adrian Finnin / November 11, 2020 /

Ireland Women’s Manager Vera Pauw has selected a provisional squad of 31 players ahead of next month’s crucial European Championship qualifier with Germany. The game will take place on December 1st at Tallaght Stadium with Ireland needing to match or better the result of Ukraine against Montenegro to secure a play-off berth. Cork City striker…

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Conn Murray “confident we’ve done everything we can to bring league of Ireland soccer back “

By Adrian Finnin / November 10, 2020 /

Treaty United Football Club have announced that they are expressing an interest in applying for an Airtricity League First Division licence for the 2021 season in a hugely positive development for soccer in the mid-west region. Treaty United have been in existence in an official capacity for 10 months and set-up Women’s Senior and U-17…

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Treaty United to Pursue First Division Licence for 2021 Season

By Raffaele Rocca / November 10, 2020 /

It has been revealed that Treaty United will apply for a League of Ireland First Division licence for the 2021 season. The application process will open today and the recently formed club have issued a press release highlighting their intention to enter the First Division in 2021. The statement reads as follows: Treaty United would…

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Treaty United bid to Finish Top of WNL Tier 2

By Adrian Finnin / November 9, 2020 /

Treaty United will finish their 2020 Women’s National League campaign on Saturday afternoon when they welcome DLR Waves to Jackman Park (2pm). The club have the chance to finish top of tier 2 and are currently two points ahead of Saturday’s opponents. DLR Waves missed the chance to go level on points with Treaty following…

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