England’s Dublin Date

The FAI have confirmed that England will visit Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on June 7, 2015. The game will be the first meeting of the Republic and the Three Lions on Irish soil since the infamous Lansdowne riots in 1995.

Ireland v England: A Brief History

The history of the England v Ireland fixture is a long and often one sided affair punctuated by rare but glorious victories for the Irish. Ahead of Wednesday’s latest installment at Wembley, acclaimed football blogger Layth Yousif looks back at past meetings

Trap Names Team to Enter Lions’ Den

Giovanni Trapattoni has named a strong Irish team for the game with England at Wembley. Aiden McGeady returns to the wing while Robbie Keane and Shane Long lead the attack. Stephen Kelly is also back in the manager’s good books.

YBIG Football Show – Busy Start to the Summer

Irish players and fans will have a busy start to the summer with three friendlies and a World Cup qualifier in the space of 2 weeks. On the YBIG Football Show, Dave O’Grady is joined by Goal Ireland editor Peter Staunton and John O’Neill from YBIG.ie.

England v Ireland: View from the Other Side

Ahead of this week’s massive meeting between England and Ireland at Wembley, Póg Mo Goal looks at the view from the other side. Layth Yousif is an acclaimed football blogger, long-time England supporter, and contributor to the Arsenal fanzine.

Hattrick Hero Rob Has England in Sights

Robbie Keane hit a first half hattrick for LA Galaxy against the Seattle Sounders to warm up for Ireland ‘s clash with England at Wembley. The match also saw the début of Galaxy’s new signing Robbie Rogers.

Fans Umimpressed with Players’ Lack of Passion

When Ireland takes to the turf at Wembley on Wednesday, it will be just shy of a year since they faced Croatia at the Poznan Municipal Stadium at Euro 2012. The team has done little for fans to be proud of since and drop-outs for the coming four games won’t impress beleaguered supporters.

The Lions’ Den: England Squad Named

England manager Roy Hogdson has named his squad for the upcoming clash with Ireland at Wembley. There’ll be no switch of allegiance for young Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy. He earns his first call-up to the senior side. Meanwhile, Ashley Cole, who will celebrate his 100th appearance, could captain the team as could Wayne Rooney against the country of his grandmother’s birth.