Irish writer Daniel Collins discusses the Irish eligibility issue which can see Northern Irish born footballers play for the Republic.
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The all-Irish national team debate has cropped up again. This time, Gerry Adams and his Sinn Féin friends are behind a merger writes Daniel Collins.
Daniel Collins takes a deeper look at the issue of politics in Irish football which has come to the fore again recently.
Daniel Collins looks at the reasons why players born in the north of Ireland have been declaring for the Republic.
Ryan Large offers his thoughts on the ongoing saga regarding players born in Northern Ireland declaring for the Republic.
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.
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.