Towell for Ireland

With his move to Chris Hughton’s Brighton sealed this week, Richie Towell will have his eyes set on a first team slot and a possibility of breaking into the Ireland squad for Euro 2016.

Ireland at the Mardyke

Cian Manning takes a look back at the first international game under the FAI banner to take place outside Dublin when Hungary, World Cup finalists in 1938, arrived by the banks of the Lee.

Barcelona at 116

FC Barcelona were founded on this day in 1899 by a group of Swiss, English and Catalans after an ad was placed by Hans Gamper in Los Deportes newspaper looking for players. They has grown to become one of the biggest sports teams in the world boasting the motto: “Més que un club” (More than a club).

Dalymount Park, The Home of Irish Football

Compiled by journalist Colin White ‘Dalymount Park, The Home of Irish Football’ is a stunning new pictorial book documenting the history of the famous Dublin landmark and includes a heartfelt foreword by John Giles, a love letter to the place where he began his international career.

Dundalk FC – The Double 2015

The 2015 season will forever be etched in the memory of everybody associated with Dundalk FC and a new publication, launching this Saturday will provide supporters with the perfect memento of an amazing campaign.

Kop Kids and Klopp

Kop Kids’ Isaac interviews Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp on everything from his musical taste to passion for the game and teaches him some Scouse for good measure.

United Irishmen

As both national teams on the island prepare to take part in the finals of a major tournament together for the first time, Cian Manning recalls how it came about in 1973 that an All-Ireland selection took on the might of Brazil.