The fans must continue to stay away but as Irish football returns this weekend, Ryan Kilbane previews the comings and going at each top flight club.
Ryan Kilbane explores Asia’s most partisan and extreme fan scene.
The story of Luis Felipe Monti, the only player to have played in two World cup finals for two different countries, writes Ryan Kilbane.
The League of Ireland returns.
It’s said that familiarity breeds contempt which, depending on who you ask is starting to become true for Ireland and their newest international rivals, writes Ryan Kilbane.
Ryan Kilbane explores how the Ireland under 21s win against Sweden can show the blueprint for a potential future.
Ryan Kilbane looks back at a balmy summer evening in South Dublin, when the world’s most expensive player Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut for Real Madrid.
Shamrock Rovers teen sensation Gavin Bazunu’s move to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City has been called “the biggest transfer by an Irish club in the professional era” by the League of Ireland club. The signing could have an even bigger impact, writes Ryan Kilbane
A country of massive population, strong football tradition most notably in its former guise as the UUSR, all the relevant facilities, but still one with numerous question marks over its merits as hosts.
Ryan Kilbane examines the growing importance of the League of Ireland to Irish football.