The Blog Reel

Preview: Can Big Mick Finally Make his Mark?

It’s said that familiarity breeds contempt which, depending on who you ask is starting to become true for Ireland and their newest international rivals, writes Ryan Kilbane.

The Goal Hanger Gallery

From 17-24 November the Goal Hanger is hosting a gallery in Angel, Islington, London featuring some of the biggest football illustrators such as David Squires and prints signed by BBC’s John Motson.

Issue 5: Red State

The Dalymount Park redevelopment will see one of Ireland’s most storied clubs leave their home for a complex groundshare with their north Dublin neighbours.

Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Man

Conor Hourihane has fought his way up from the very bottom of the English football pyramid. Now his best may be yet to come.

Gallery: The Empty Pitch

Rick Stolk is a photographer from The Netherlands. For 3 years he’s been capturing empty football pitches around Italy.

Where Eagles Dare, Switzerland’s Immigrant Story

Irish teams of the past have relied on the sons of emigrants. As Ireland get set to face Switzerland in a crucial Euro 2020 qualifier, the visitors will boast a side with players whose families fled war and poverty to settle in the Alpine nation, and their football team is reaping the rewards, as Jamie Whelan explores.