5 Young Irish Players Set To Shine In 2018

declan rice Despite the fallout from the play-off defeat to Denmark, the Republic of Ireland have a good group of young talents on the periphery right now and they’re just starting to show what they’re about at their clubs. With manager Martin O’Neill pledging to introduce new blood, which five players should we be keeping an eye on ove Continue reading →

Football We Love You

art of football Art of Football have produced their own love letter to football just in time for Valentines Day. Made up of 1600 individual hand drawings, they even managed to get Martin Tyler to commentate, and have been working on the production for around a year and a half. Continue reading →

Pelé’s most beautiful goal

Pelé-Gol-Juventus It was at Rua Javari that Pelé scored what is considered, even by himself, his most beautiful goal among more than a thousand he recorded over the course of his career. There’s no footage of it, not even seconds of video, just a photo that shows ‘The King of Football’ heading the ball to the back of the net. Continue reading →

Mexico And Uruguay Friendlies Will Test Ireland

suarez Next month is a big one for the Republic of Ireland. A World Cup qualifier against Austria could go a long way to determining whether Martin O’Neill’s men advance to the finals in Russia next summer but two fixtures against Mexico and Uruguay precede that clash. It won’t be straightforward by any stretch but good performances in the friendlies from Ireland could set them up for a major qualifying scalp at the beginning of June. Continue reading →