Following Northern Ireland’s embarrassing 5-0 loss to Ireland in the Nations Cup, Brian Irvine revisits the debate over players and the allegiances.
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With Il Trap’s contract with the FAI due to expire after the 2012 European Championships, Willie Gannon looks at what they future may hold for the Italian.
It’s been a difficult few days for the Republic of Ireland with just one point to show from two games, and Neil Sherwin looks at some of Giovanni Trapattoni’s puzzling squad selections.
The Republic of Ireland are to face Brazil in a friendly in March, but the game will be played at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium in London. International sports event promoter Kentaro has announced the fixture, which was given to the FAI as part of a compensation packag for the Thierry Henry handball incident in the World […]
Cardiff City player, and former captain, Stephen McPhail has been diagnosed with cancer, a club statement has revealed. The statement read: “Cardiff City midfielder Stephen McPhail has been diagnosed with a stage one malt lymphoma, previously known as a pseudo lymphoma. Treatment is expected to last for three weeks with a return to playing football […]
Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni urged his team to learn from their painful lesson after Italy snatched World Cup victory from their grasp. Sean St Ledger’s 87th-minute header looked to have handed Trapattoni’s men a famous victory over the world champions which would have blown the race for the top spot in Group Eight […]
Manchester City midfielder Stephen Ireland has confirmed he will not be returning to the international fold with the Republic of Ireland. Ireland says he always resented international football – and that he will never represent the Republic of Ireland again. Ireland’s last appearance for the international team came under Steve Staunton more than two years […]