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League of Ireland Recap: Treaty Win At Home As Three Go Top of Premier Division

The latest rounds of the League of Ireland saw the Premier Division get even tighter and a goal-fest in the First Division. Local side Treaty United got their first win of the season in their first home game with a slender victory over Wexford Youths. Anthony O’Donnell netted for the home side at Markets Field but a second-yellow for Clyde …


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Republic of Ireland Draw with Qatar in Debrecen

The Republic of Ireland earned a draw against Asian Cup holders and 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar in Hungary tonight. Stephen Kenny’s side started strong with a goal from James McClean coming in the fourth minute but a decision almost went against them moments later when Qatari full-back Ró-Ró was fouled outside the box. The challenge could have earned the …


League of Ireland Recap: Treaty United Kick-Off While Finn Harps Go Top Of The Premier Division

The League of Ireland First Division kicked off the 2021 season this weekend while the Premier Division had its second round of games. Limerick’s new League of Ireland side Treaty United began life with a 0-0 draw in Bray on Saturday. The side earned the valuable point after midfielder Sean McSweeney was given his marching orders in the 65th minute …

2022 Fifa World Cup Qualifiers: Republic of Ireland Lose To Luxembourg on Lansdowne Road

The Republic of Ireland lost 1-0 to Luxembourg yesterday evening after a torrid display that summed up Stephen Kenny’s reign thus far. Ireland suffered a sixth defeat in 10 under Stephen Kenny with Gerson Rodrigues’ 85th-minute strike proving to be the thorn in the team’s side. Kenny’s men were wasteful in front of the goal, failing to convert several chances …

2022 Fifa World Cup Qualifiers: Republic of Ireland Net Twice But Fail To Earn Points In Belgrade

Serbia 3-2 Ireland The Republic of Ireland suffered defeat to Serbia in their first game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers after breaking a seven-game goalless streak yesterday evening. Alan Browne and James Collins found the net in Belgrade on the night to add a touch of promise to the night. The Irish set up in a 3-5-2 formation …

Liverpool 20/21 (So Far): Under The Microscope

“Everything I learned, I learned from him…” When a team kicks into 5th gear and the moment comes when the collective passengers decide that they want to see how fast the car can really go, there is not much that can be done to dry the thirst of the passengers and driver from doing so, once the adrenaline of knowing …

Coppa Italia: Atalanta Dominate Napoli To Earn Final Match-Up With Juventus

Atalanta takes their spot in the Coppa Italia final, opposite Juventus. A second Coppa Italia final in three years for Bergamo’s finest. The game was arguably won in the first half wherein Gattuso’s Napoli ran like statues and defended like pigeons.  Napoli failed to create anything of note beyond a few scuffed pop shots from Insigne, even with their ample …

Coppa Italia: Atalanta v Napoli Second-Leg Preview

A trip to Bergamo and the backdrop of Lo Stadio di Bergamo will host the return fixture of what was an unexpected goalless draw between Napoli and Atalanta. In which a Man of the match worthy performance from Napoli’s goalkeeper, David Ospina, kept Atalanta scoreless, making Napoli only the 5th side to accomplish that this season. But the praise, unfortunately, …

Coppa Italia: Juventus vs Inter Milan Second-Leg Preview

Inter Milan will be hoping for a better result in their second leg away fixture against the Serie A champions Juventus in the Coppa Italia.  The first leg of the Derby D’Italia offered fans a close game in which errors from both keepers cost their teams, with Inter’s Handanovic mistake allowing a Ronaldo brace after he hit smashed in a …

Manchester City’s Return To Form May Only Be The Beginning

Manchester City have once again reached the heights of English football this season and look set for another dominant title win to add to their collection. It is certainly an improvement upon a disappointing league campaign last season which saw the Manchester side lose nine times – the most of any Pep Guardiola-managed side in a single season. Although they …