As 2016 draws to a close, we look back at some of the feel good football stories during what was at times a challenging 12 months for many.
Archive for the ‘International’ Category
We debut the hastily named Ireland International Player Power Rankings, ranking Irish charge’s throughout their World Cup qualifying campaign – gauging international form, club exploits and what side of the bed Martin O’Neill is getting out of.
Kaustubh Pandey discusses the impact that the Premier League’s dynamic is having on the England national side.
Ireland picked up their first win of the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign last night but it wasn’t pretty against Georgia.
Kaustubh Pandey believes that Eddie Howe is the man to lead England, but the current Bournemouth boss would need to approach the role with caution.
Alan Moore gives us the lowdown on the candidates for the Presidency of the Russian Football Union ahead of the upcoming election.
Ireland face another arduous World Cup qualifying campaign, but with shifted expectations, they should start playing and winning like favourites, writes Feargal Brennan.
Is our desire for more competition and excitement driving footballers to risk their health through doping, asks Alan Moore.
England’s dramatic late win over Slovakia gave Sam Allardyce his first win in charge but they are still too dull for Thomas Wyer.
Ross Findlay takes a look at Syria whose bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia continues with this week’s qualifiers.