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LIverpool Defender Seals Shock Cut Price Move

Experienced Liverpool defender Daniel Agger has joined Brondby for a fee of around £3 million according to the Liverpool Echo ending an eight-year stay at Anfield. Agger had been expected to leave Liverpool with a Athletico Madrid and Napoli reportedly interested but a move to Brondby is a surprise. Agger spoke to Liverpool’s official website after the club confirmed his …

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Chelsea Set To Replace Torres With French International

Fernando Torres is set to join AC Milan on a two-year-loan subject to the Spanish striker completing his medical. Chelsea are eying a move for French striker Loic Remy and according to the Mail are set to meet the striker’s £8m buy-out clause. Torres ends his spell with Chelsea scoring just 20 goals in 110 appearances. Jose Mourinho spoke about …

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Manchester United Set To Sign Dutch International For £14m

Manchester United have announced that they have reached an agreement to sign Daley Blind for a reported fee of £14m according to the Daily Mail. Ajax and Manchester United have agreed a fee for the Dutch international and are now set to discuss personal terms. Manchester United have been linked with the 24-year-old all summer and are now set to …

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PA Fantasy Football Week 3: Potential Outside Picks

Colm Hayes is here with your weekly fix of Fantasy Football tips and insider information. With Gameweek 2 done and dusted, we move on to the last round of fixtures before the impending international break. If you are determined to play your wildcard, the two week gap between gameweek 3 and 4 can be an excellent time to do it. …

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Arsenal Look To Bag A Striker Before Deadline Day

With the last few days of the transfer window upon us Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger’s dealings are far from done with injury forcing him back in to the market for a striker. Arsene Wenger has remained tight lipped on possible last minute deals in the face of an unrelenting press corps desperate for information. In the wake of Olivier Giroud’s injury …

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Manchester United Sign Exciting Prospect

Manchester United have completed their fifth signing of the summer, getting 16-year-old Dutch prospect Timothy Fosu Mensah from Ajax Amsterdam in a £300,000 deal with the possibility of additional payments down the line, according to The Express. The youngster, who can play at centre back, left back or defensive midfield, was landed in the face of competition from Manchester City and …

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League of Ireland Preview – Athlone Town vs Cork City

Stephen Walsh previews Friday night’s League of Ireland clash between Athlone Town and Cork City. Athlone Town Athlone Town will be hoping to build on their improving recent good form this Friday night when they entertain second-placed Cork City. Athlone earned two draws against Shamrock Rovers and UCD in recent weeks to keep the dream of Premier Division survival still alive. Keith …

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Top 10 Traits Of A League of Ireland Fan

Stephen Walsh, a self-proclaimed League of Ireland fanatic, discusses the Top 10 Traits of every Irish domestic football fan. League of Ireland fans are a breed apart; travelling up and down the country in the best and worst of weather to support a league which is treated with total disdain by the rest of the public. Who else would travel from …

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League of Ireland U19 Season – What To Expect

The 2014/15 SSE Airtricity League of Ireland u19 season is upon us and if last season is anything to go by, it should be another fantastic year for underage football in Ireland. As we enter the fourth edition of the u19 season, it’s clear that this league has been a superb addition to the football calendar in the country. Hundreds of …

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Cork City Striker Rob Lehane – Balancing Study & Sport

Stephen Walsh recently caught up with Cork City striker Rob Lehane on the challenges of balancing college and professional sport, as well as getting his thoughts on the season so far. Editor’s Note: At the time of the interview Rob Lehane was out with an ankle injury but it is hoped that he’ll be back for the game this Friday week against Shamrock …

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Brazilian Cup of Greediness

Our resident Brazilian football expert, Maycon Dimas, discusses the democratic fairness, or lack thereof, of the Brazilian Cup. The standard of the Brazilian league is so below many, if not all, of the European ones that a few players took the courage to finally address the causes of it publicly last year. Their group, known as the Bom Senso F.C. …

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Dan Murray Interview After Goal Against Bohemians

Friday night saw Cork City stalwart Dan Murray score his first goal for the club since re-signing from Shamrock Rovers under Tommy Dunne back in 2012. His late strike ensured that City remain in the Cup after his late goalmouth scramble cancelled out Dinny Corcoran’s earlier goal. When this writer caught up with the club’s all time leading European goal …

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John Caulfield reflects after draw with Bohemians

John Caulfield took time to speak to the media following his side’s 2-2 draw with Bohemians in the fourth round of the FAI Ford Cup. He had just watched his side come from behind twice in normal time to draw with Bohemians and set up a replay in Dalymount Park next Monday with a 7.45pm kick off owing to goals …

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Brazilian Football – Beginner’s Guide To The Current Season

Our new resident Brazilian, Maycon Dimas is here to enlighten the sporting public in Europe about the goings on in the world of Brazilian football. Here’s part one. Since this is a debut post, a few things need to be clarified before we start. Yours truly here is a helpless football fan from Brazil who has been nominated to write …

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Offer For Brian Lenihan Accepted By Cork City

Cork City have announced that they have accepted an offer from an unknown club for Brian Lenihan, believed to be Championship side Brighton and Hove Albion. Cork City published this statement on their official website today: Cork City Football Club can confirm that the club has received an offer for our player, Brian Lenihan, which has been accepted. The club will not be making any further …

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Three Conclusions From League of Ireland Gameweek 23

Conor Hayes is here with three conclusions from the recent Gameweek in the League of Ireland, where Colin Healy was the star for Cork City. 1. Colin Healy gives Cork fans a moment they’ll never forget Supporting a team in the League of Ireland can be tough. There’s often very little pay-off for your unwavering loyalty, your team and league are ignored …

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