To mark his 50th birthday, we’re reposting Cian Manning’s profile of iconic Irish figure Roy Keane and where it all began at Cobh Ramblers in the League of Ireland.
To pay tribute to an Irish football hero since November 1993, on the sad passing of Alan McLoughlin, we are reposting his chat to Póg Mo Goal’s Dave O’Grady from 2014 about the release of ‘A Different Shade of Green – The Alan McLoughlin Story’, nominated for Irish Sports Book of the Year. He talks about his personal battle with cancer, that famous night in Windsor Park, Roy Keane’s Rolex watch and much more.
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.
It’s do or die in a two legged playoff with Denmark for a place in the World Cup in Russia next summer and Oscar Torrans has produced this beautiful design in the latest of our ongoing Póg Mo Goal Match-day poster series.
Designed by Ruben Lyon, a graphic designer from Bremen in Germany who claims Irish roots, we bring you the next installment of the Póg Mo Goal Match-day Poster series for Ireland V Serbia.
Underage world champions and top of their World Cup group, Serbian football is on a high right now. Provided they don’t make a familiar mistake and slip up against Moldova, they will roll into Dublin expecting a fight to the finish, writes Milos Dusanovic.
Donegal Designer Brian MacRory has designed a stunning effort in the latest Póg Mo Goal Matchday Poster series for the upcoming away fixture against Georgia.
Georgia haven’t made things easy in their recent games against Ireland and having derailed Scotland’s Euro 2016 hopes, Saturday’s opponent’s feel they’re due something against the Boys in Green. Alastair Watt answers some of our questions from Tbilisi as the Republic’s World Cup bid hits crunch time.
A terrible start and a rip-roaring finish, Ireland’s clash with Austria ended with substance thanks to Jon Walters’ equaliser but was worryingly devoid of style. We are still in a brilliant position to qualify for next summer’s World Cup, so why does it feel so precarious? Here are ten talking points after a huge week for Ireland’s qualification hopes.