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World Cup
Someone give Slaven Bilic a job
09:00 Wednesday 4th July 2018

The average Premier Leaguer makes £50,000 per week. That translates to £2.5 million annually. According to the Express, their managers average £4.5 million yearly. Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola more than double the next…

Republic Of Ireland
Back to the drawing board for Martin O'Neill and Ireland
16:00 Thursday 22nd March 2018

The Irish national team will return to action on Friday night in Turkey for the first time since Denmark broke their hearts with a 5-1 win in Dublin that meant Martin O'Neill's side would not qualify for the 2018 World Cup.  Despite…

Can Brendan Rodgers close the gap between Celtic and the elite?
16:42 Friday 20th October 2017

Celtic suffered yet another heavy defeat in the Champions League when the Bhoys fell 3-0 to German giants, Bayern Munich on Wednesday evening.

World Cup
Celtic Warriors: Wales vs Ireland
13:00 Monday 9th October 2017

Only one from Wales vs Ireland can qualify for next summer's World Cup. Tonight, they're going toe-to-toe for a place in Russia 2018. Serbia sits top of Group D but missed the opportunity to seal automatic qualification after a Friday night…

Republic of Ireland desperately needs to improve
17:30 Monday 4th September 2017

The Republic of Ireland needs a marked improvement if they are to keep their hopes of qualification to Russia 2018 alive. To say that the Irish were dire on Saturday evening against Georgia would be an understatement. For 90 minutes, Ireland…

Match Reports
Republic of Ireland victorious after beating Uruguay in build up to their next qualifier
23:26 Monday 5th June 2017

On Sunday, Republic of Ireland pitted themselves up against Uruguay in a friendly match up. It would be a true test for Martin O'Neill's side against the 16th best team in the world. There were a couple of changes made to the squad after a…

Republic of Ireland v Wales: 5 things we learned
15:30 Saturday 25th March 2017

The Republic of Ireland held Wales to a stalemate at the Aviva Stadium in Friday night's World Cup qualifier. It was a game of few chances, but many controversies. Here are 5 things we learned from the all-British clash at the summit of Group…

Will Aston Villa be another Leeds?
16:23 Monday 3rd October 2016

As a football fan for many years, I have grown accustomed to a few thing in the English Premier League which I argue is a huge part of the English Premier League since it was formed in 1992 . I am referring to Aston Villa in this instance.…

Why the Republic of Ireland have nothing to fear against France
13:00 Saturday 25th June 2016

Martin O'Neill's side will walk out on the pitch at Stade des Lumières on Sunday afternoon in a historic moment for the Emerald Isle, the Republic of Ireland's first ever knock-out game at a European Championship. This feat alone demonstrates…

With Martinez not wanted by the fans, which manager should Everton turn to?
18:13 Thursday 5th May 2016

The air around Goodison Park at the minute is unpleasant, to say the least. With the club looking set to finish in the bottom-half of the table, well below all expectations, the majority of the blue-half of Merseyside are pointing the finger…

European Championships
Six Players Looking To Impress Ahead of Ireland's Friendly Fixtures
18:00 Tuesday 22nd March 2016

As The Republic of Ireland's preparations for Euro 2016 continue over the upcoming international break with friendlies against Switzerland (25th March) and Slovakia (29th March), we take a look at some of the fringe players in Martin O'Neill's…

Why Playing The Long Game Has Worked Well For Shane Long
09:00 Wednesday 27th November 2013

At the start of this season Shane Long was left in a state of dismay. With West Brom happy to let the striker leave on transfer deadline day to Hull after recruiting new strikers, Long would have certainly felt like he was unwanted at the Hawthornes.…

Sunderland Season Preview
17:58 Monday 13th August 2012

After finishing last season in 13th place, Martin O'Neill will be hoping that he can take the Black Cats to the next level, but all that will depend on the manager's transfer activity before the big kick off next Saturday. If O'Neill brings…

The Curious Case of Nicklas Bendtner
09:09 Saturday 7th April 2012

Speak about humble pie to Nicklas Bendtner and he will be thinking you are on about an actual pie made of deer entrails, or so his reputation would have you believe. It is very easy to dislike the Dane, especially when he potters about with…

Match Report: Manchester City 3-3 Sunderland (Sunderland Fan's Perspective)
00:24 Monday 2nd April 2012

Sunderland came within a whisker of emulating their Stamford Bridge heroics from last season – denied a double over Manchester City and their first top flight win in Manchester since 1981. City needed the victory to temporarily return to the…