Feargal Brennan examines differing trends in migration, new players and their connection with the country and how the Boys in Green are set for a new era led by young players that reflect modern Irish society.
Plucked from the streets of Dublin, Jackie Carey became a hero in both his homeland and Britain leading Manchester United to FA Cup and First Division wins, on the way to being named Footballer of the Year.
The Mick McCarthy era Part II sees Ireland’s quest for Euro 2020 qualification being against a fast-improving Gibraltar side. Daniel Griffin of footballgibraltar has the lowdown on the new look hosts.
It’s a new chapter for the Irish football team but no one seems to have bought the book. Despite UEFA’s attempts to hype up the Nations League, this still feel likes a set of early season friendlies, and with the Rice and Arter sagas, Irish fans are consumed with negativity towards the management duo of O’Neill and Keane. With a glaring lack of quality in the squad, this seems like the same old story with an unhappy ending.
One half of the city of Madrid is preparing for the Champions League final this weekend. In their latest Derby Days, Copa90 travelled to the Spanish capital to witness the last ever fixture between Atletico and Real at the Vicente Calderon.
Crest Love takes a look at the story of one of World Football’s most unique jerseys and the crest that adorns it. Pumas Unam from Mexico City.
Copa90 recently headed to Wembley to talk to members of the newly formed Mental Health Charter about the growing problem of issues with mental health in modern football.
From internal scandals to human rights abuses in World Cup hosting countries, the new FIFA is facing critical issues. In interviews with the former General Secretary M. Zen Ruffinen and journalist Jamil Chade, FanVox, a social enterprise empowering fans, asks how willing and able are the new men in charge to improve the tarnished image of global football’s bosses?
Ireland’s record against Austria does not make for great reading ahead of our crucial game in Vienna. The last time we defeated the Austrians was in Dublin in 1963 in front of almost 40,000 at Dalymount Park in a European qualifier, which effectively made us quarter-finalists in the competition.
Criticism when he’s out of the team and no praise when he’s in it, Martin O’Neill is getting hammered for a perceived lack of trust in playmaker Wes Hoolahan. But the stats don’t back it up. Can the Irish manager’s philosophy really be summarised in the treatment of one player?