Argentinians spoil party as Keane marks 100th cap

August 12, 2010 • Soccer, SportComments (1)

Argentina spoiled the party for the Republic of Ireland and captain Robbie Keane at the new Aviva Stadium tonight. Rising star Angel Di Maria can now add the opening international strike in the rebuilt Lansdowne Road to his list of credits while Keane, on a night when he earned his 100th cap, barely came close …

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United stars christen new Lansdowne with goal-fest

August 5, 2010 • Featured, Soccer, SportComments (1)

After a seven year construction, the new Lansdowne Road stadium hosted its first football match last night (Wednesday) with a Manchester United goal-fest. Even though the sparking new stadium had officially opened with an under 20 interprovincial rugby clash

In like McFlynn

August 4, 2010 • Soccer, SportComments (1)

As Sydney FC plan the defence of their A-League title, an Irishman has claimed the captain’s armband. Catherine Murphy talks to hard-working midfielder Terry McFlynn about all things Sydney. Things could have turned out very differently for Sydney FC

Clarke leads Down to shock victory over Kerry

August 2, 2010 • Ireland, News, Soccer, SportComments (142)

Former Collingwood star Martin Clarke led Down to an inspired 1-16 to 1-10 win over Kerry in their GAA Football Championship quarter-final clash at Croke Park. Clarke controlled the game for long stretches, contributing to many of his side’s scores and

O’Neill proud of Rovers in defeat

July 30, 2010 • Featured, Soccer, SportComments (14)

Shamrock Rovers coach Michael O’Neill was delighted with the way his side applied themselves despite their 2-0 defeat against Juventus in the first leg of their Europa League third qualifying round clash at Tallaght Stadium tonight. A double from Amauri

Shamrock Rovers ‘no pushover’ for Juventus in European tie

July 29, 2010 • Soccer, SportComments (5)

The manager of Irish club Shamrock Rovers warned Italian giants Juventus today that they would be no pushover ahead of tomorrow’s Europa League qualifying tie. Despite being perceived as the underdogs Michael O’Neill said there was no fear in the