Nike have unveiled the new England home and away kits for the World Cup this summer. According to the manufacturer, the designs focus on English football history and culture, and carry the best in performance innovation.
Roy Keane has said, with the fitness levels now in League of Ireland football, the international management will be keeping a close eye on the domestic game. The Irish number two also spoke last week about almost signing for Cork City.
Shane Long shows respect to his former club by refusing to celebrate. Is this a good or bad trait in modern day footballers? Wes Hoolahan produces another fine performance for Norwich City and Irish fans will enjoy a Euro 88 reunion in Gelsenkirchen for the Euro clash with Germany. A packed YBIG Football Show this week features the new LOI GoalMouth segment as Dave O’Grady chats to Bohemians new recruit Steven Beattie.
South America’s biggest club competition never fails to entertain. In the best of the week’s action, David Trezeguet show’s he’s still got it, there’s some long-range crackers, and goalkeepers are never afraid to face pain to keep the ball out.
Former Ireland manager Brian Kerr is among the guests at a new festival beginning tonight at the Twisted Pepper in Dublin City. The Back Page is a new event talking all kinds of sports, for all kinds of sports people.
UEFA members have unanimously backed a move for a new Nations League tournament to replace international friendlies starting in 2018. Ireland are likely to face the likes of Croatia and Sweden but with the incentive of promotion to face the continent’s top sides.
Limerick FC have announced ambitious plans for a training, business, and community centre after securing a site outside the Treaty City in a move dubbed ‘unprecedented’ in Irish domestic football.
Bayern Munich and Pep Guardiola have secured the Bundesliga title in record time. 52 games unbeaten, 25 victories. The quickest championship victory in history, from adidas football.
Nike have released the Dutch away shirt for the World Cup in Brazil celebrating the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Dutch Football Association.
Atletico Madrid fans respond to the action in a thrilling Clásico. Atleti stand atop La Liga table and, aside from cheering against their cross-city rivals, a Barca win would keep Los Rojiblancos on course for a first league title since 1996. The supporters also manage to wind up some Real followers in a nearby club.