Soccer - Saturday 12 April, 2014
Long, Meyler, Quinn, Brady and McShane ensure there is plenty Irish interest in the fortunes at the KC Stadium.
Soccer - Friday 11 April, 2014
Meanwhile, Finn Harps and Wexford Youths played out a draw in a second v third clash.
There wasn’t too much in the way of excitement at Dalymount Park, aside from Rory Gaffney’s winning goal.
The Candystripes were behind after 15 minutes, but claimed all three points thanks to a brilliant Michael Duffy strike.
Referee Dave McKeon’s name was on the lips of both sets of supporters.
Stephen Kenny’s side continue to go from strength to strength with their third win in seven days.
The former Shamrock Rovers midfielder held his nerve to slot home a late spot kick.
Shane O’Neill and David Scully scored the vital goals for Wanderers at United Park.
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We’re down to four in Europe’s elite club competition as Mourinho takes on Simeone and Guardiola faces old foes Real Madrid.
Liverpool won all five games in March to surge to the top of the Premier League table.
“Any provision in a private contract between clubs… is null, void and unenforceable,” UEFA warned this morning.
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He may be in the latter stages of his career but the Dubliner has promised to make himself available to Martin O’Neill.
The Anfield striker is preparing for a potential title decider against Man City.
The experienced defender is aiming to lead the Rs back to the top flight via the Championship play-offs.
The Scottish midfielder says the Man Utd squad have five games to stake a claim with David Moyes.
Annual collection hopes to raise €500,000 towards the cost of the Special Olympics Ireland Games this June.
Cork play Sligo at the Cross, Pat’s welcome Shamrock Rovers while Dundalk are away to UCD.
Soccer - Thursday 10 April, 2014
The Europa League semi-final line-up was completed tonight.
Forget a false nine, Liverpool have invented a false collar.
The Everton boss says you “can’t teach” the qualities that the Irish international possesses.
The Red Devils were comprehenisvely beaten 3-1 by Bayern Munich in last night’s Champions League second leg.
The manager also sang the praises of the Irish defender’s replacement, Carlos Cuellar.
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The La Liga leaders have progressed to the last four in Europe’s elite competition for the first time in 40 years.
The 22-year-old believes it is time for him to claim a regular role in the Ireland team.
However, Martin O’Neill’s side are still below teams such as Burkina Faso, Jordan and Uzbekistan.
The Spanish side’s president has confirmed that the Belgian goalkeeper will not feature if the two teams are drawn in the Champions League semi-finals.
The United boss said he was “pleased” with his team’s display last night.
The Irish winger has been plagued with injuries over the past six months but could still play at Wembley next month.
The vastly-experienced Arsenal goalkeeper lined out for the 106th in Ireland’s World Cup qualifier last weekend… but it proved to be a day to forget.
Soccer - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
The President made his remarks to some 700 people who attended a gala dinner in London at the end of day two of his historic State visit to the UK.
The Frenchman scored with a superb strike, but Pep Guardiola’s side took full control thereafter.
Koke’s early strike was enough to send the Catalan giants packing in an all-Spanish affair in the Champions League.
It was a lively second half in Munich, but United are out of the Champions League.
That is downright cheeky from Barcelona’s Brazilian wonder.
Atlético and Bayern fans put on quality shows just before kick-off in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Koke has given Atleti a 2-1 aggregate lead at the Vincente Calderon.
United held the current champions to a 1-1 draw last week but have they any hope of progressing to the last four?