Ireland set for Brazil clash

Ireland set for Brazil clash

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 […]

Stephen McPhail Diagnosed With Cancer

Stephen McPhail Diagnosed With Cancer

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 […]

Italy snatch late point in Dublin

Italy snatch late point in Dublin

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 […]