There’s an Irishman ripping up the Premier League with his stellar, hard-working performances. Get the lowdown on Sunderland’s new wing wizard James McClean, who joined the club from Derry City last August.
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Ryan Kelly looks at the issue of player eligibility which has once again come to the fore through former Northern Ireland international Gerry Armstrong.
It’s international week again and Ireland have their work cut out to qualify with Armenia posing an unlikely threat to their chances.
Manchester City claimed the weekend’s Dublin Super Cup but the event was far from popular with supporters of the League of Ireland.
After a bit of an absence from BackPageFootball, Ed Diggins returns with his popular Off The Cuff column to look at some of the game’s current talking points including the FAI and Manchester United’s financial situation.
Richard Chambers discusses the growing trend of Northern Ireland players switch allegiance to the Republic national team, as IFA lose another young player in Daniel Kearns.
“Le Replay” – A Logical Examination of Potential Ramifications of a Dangerous Precedent The FAI have put a motion to FIFA for Ireland’s World Cup playoff with France to be replayed, and Peter Nelis explains the impact such a decision would have on football as a whole. Art. 12.4 (b) and 14.1 of the Regulations [...]