Seamus Coleman

Nomination Won’t Hold its Breath

The list of nominees have been announced for the FAI International Awards but it’s likely to be a short ceremony. There won’t be many highlights to play back reviewing a year to forget for the senior team.

Cole Lang Syne – Seamus’ New Year Cheer

In a year when the national team performed dismally at a European Championship, there’s a lot of reflecting going on amongst the Irish football team and fans alike but for Seamus Coleman at least, the end of 2012 marked some notable highs.

No Cull But a Chance To Breed New Life

Only Trap could introduce a new-look Irish squad but fail to get people excited. Marc Wilson, James McCarthy, James McClean, and Seamus Coleman are in but there has been no cull. Still, the Italian has hinted that change could be coming.

Really Shake ‘Em Up: 10 New Faces

As the fall-out from Euro 2012 continues, the question on everybody’s lips is will Giovanni Trapattoni overhaul Ireland’s playing style? Will those who failed so miserably at Euro 2012 be jettisoned and new faces given the chance to lead us to World Cup 2014? Póg Mo Goal looks at ten young guns who can come into the fray and fire us to Brazil.

Ranty Cause: No Heat in Trap’s Cole Burning

The FAI International awards take place this weekend.What will it say about Giovanni Trapattoni if Seamus Coleman wins Young Player of the Year? A footballer the Italian wouldn’t have on the bench as he was putting Gareth Bale and a string of Premier League full-backs in his pocket, could be looking at the trophy on his Donegal mantelpiece while Ireland are in action in Poland.

Action-Man has Irish on the Hunt

He’s known as Rambo to many Irish supporters because of his all-action style and Stephen Hunt is relishing the task of taking first blood against the likes of Xavi and Iniesta at Euro 2012 this summer. Speaking to the fans, […]

Having a Domestic: Ireland’s Got Talent

THE NEW season kicks off on Friday and mirroring the state of the nation’s finances, an age of austerity has dawned on the League of Ireland.

Just like the property bubble, full-time professional football here is now a thing of the past.