Football, Sports

Ireland v Portugal – Preview, Predicted Teams

It is that most rare of occasions, an Ireland international week with a feeling of optimism leading into it. The recent victories over Azerbaijan and Qatar in the last international break have given Stephen Kenny some breathing space and the fact that Ireland finally recorded a competitive victory during his tenure has certainly eased the pressure on the manager. It …


Fifa World Cup Qualifiers, Football, Irish Soccer, Sports

Stephen Kenny and the Fan Base Split: Should Ireland Stick With The Beleaguered Manager?

Us Ireland fans are no strangers to last-minute losses and agonising draws. Ever since Thierry Henry handpassed the ball to William Gallas in 2009 to crush a nation’s hopes and dreams I have never felt comfortable when Ireland lead in the dying stages. So, when Ronaldo leapt like a salmon to head in the winner in Portugal last week I …