Home Tag Archives: Shamrock Rovers (page 8)

Tag Archives: Shamrock Rovers

Exclusive: Shamrock Rovers’ Roberto Lopes Outlines The Key To The Hoops Kick-Starting Their Season

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Louth 24/2/2017 Dundalk vs Shamrock Rovers Roberto Lopes of Rovers

Shamrock Rovers defender Roberto Lopes has conceded that instilling defensive stability will be the first step in reviving the side’s fortunes this season. Stephen Bradley’s side sit in sixth place in the Premier Division table after a dispiriting 4-2 defeat to Bray Wanderers at the Carlisle Grounds last Friday, and being just two points outside of the top four, six defeats …

Read More »

Shamrock Rovers Leave Door Open For Robbie Keane To Join

Shamrock Rovers Announce Friendly Against LA Galaxy, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 22/12/2014 Robbie Keane and Stephen McPhail, who has resigned with the club, today announced a friendly between their two clubs on February 21st 2015 Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

If Robbie Keane wants to finish his career in the League of Ireland, Shamrock Rovers would welcome him with open arms. Since leaving LA Galaxy last year, former Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane has been linked with many clubs, yet the 36-year-old is still unattached and continues to train with Shamrock Rovers to keep himself in shape. According to …

Read More »

Ireland Football Team Set For New Kit Manufacturer

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 24: The Ireland squad line up before the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Wales at Aviva Stadium on March 24, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The Football Association of Ireland are set to cut ties with Umbro after a 23-year association according to the Irish Mail On Sunday. The Ireland team will reportedly have their official kit supplied by American Sports brand New Balance who manufactured the Irish Olympic sportswear. Umbro had taken over a deal from Addidas following the World Cup in 1994. New Balance are …

Read More »

League Of Ireland: Winners And Losers From Matchday Six

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turners Cross, Cork 25/3/2017 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork Manager John Caulfield celebrates after the game

International football may have taken top billing this weekend, but this was still a significant weekend in the League of Ireland. On a week in which Irish football said goodbye to a true stalwart in Derry City captain Ryan McBride, domestic football resumed on a sombre note on Saturday afternoon. Nonetheless, Cork City laid down a huge marker to title …

Read More »

Ireland Legend Robbie Keane Training With Shamrock Rovers

Shamrock Rovers Announce Friendly Against LA Galaxy, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 22/12/2014 Robbie Keane and Stephen McPhail, who has resigned with the club, today announced a friendly between their two clubs on February 21st 2015 Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Robbie Keane has trained with Shamrock Rovers this week as he continues his preparations for a potential move to a new club, according to the Irish Independent.  Keane retired from international football following last summer’s European Championships but has indicated a willingness to prolong his playing career. Ireland’s record goalscorer will hope to add to the long list of clubs he …

Read More »

League Of Ireland: Winners And Losers From Matchday Two

SSE Airtricity League of Ireland Premier Division, The Showgrounds, Sligo 4/3/2017 Sligo Rovers vs Dundalk Dundalk’s Patrick McEleney celebrates scoring his sides first goal

With the second round of League of Ireland fixtures down, several teams are already beginning to hit their stride. The Premier Division title challengers have hit the ground running (and being joined at the top by the newly-promoted sides), while some of the old guard have some serious work to do. There were pitch inspections, floodlight failures and late goals …

Read More »

Five League of Ireland New Arrivals to Watch This Season

With the SSE Airtricity League all set to kick off once again this Friday, Pundit Arena takes a look at five new additions to the Premier Division worth keeping an eye on in 2017. The transfer window was slammed violently shut on Wednesday at 11pm and while talent such as Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan has departed Irish shores this winter, there has been …

Read More »

Ronan Finn In Awe Of Damien Duff And His ‘Phenomenal’ Work Ethic

A lot has changed for Ronan Finn since he was last at Shamrock Rovers. In his two year spell with Stephen Kenny’s wildly successful Dundalk side, Finn has won two League of Ireland titles, one FAI Cup and the only League of Ireland Player of the Month award of his 11 year career. The Dubliner has blossomed playing alongside the likes of Richie …

Read More »

Cork City Launch New Home Kit For 2017 Season

Cork City have become the latest club to unveil a new home kit for the 2017 League of Ireland season. As usual, the kit will be green in colour, and the club has decided to move away from the white vertical stripe from the 2015/16 kit. Instead, City will wear a kit with a different shade of green on the …

Read More »

Exclusive: Dundalk’s Fitness Coach On What Sets The Lilywhites Apart

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Dundalk 23/10/2016 Dundalk vs Bohemians Dundalk's Graham Byrne and manager Stephen Kenny celebrate winning the league after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The 8th of December 2016 signalled the end of a gruelling season for Dundalk. Ten months and 52 games later they again established themselves as the dominant side in Irish football after a phenomenal year. The Lilywhites successfully defended their league title, making it three in a row – only the third team to ever do so. There were question marks over …

Read More »

Robbie Keane Linked With Move To Irish Packed Preston

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Robbie Keane #7 of Los Angeles Galaxy attempts a shot in front of Brad Evans #3 of Seattle Sounders FC during the Western Conference Final at StubHub Center on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Former Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane has been linked with a shock move to Preston North End. Keane has been a free agent since leaving LA Galaxy at the end of the MLS season. The Birmingham Mail have suggested that Simon Grayson’s side could move for the 36-year-old who has indicated a desire to prolong his playing career. The Dubliner called …

Read More »

Rising Stars: Six League Of Ireland Youngsters Who Could Be The Next Big Thing

2016 UEFA European Championship Group E, Stade de France, France 13/6/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Sweden Ireland's Shane Long and James McClean Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

With Dundalk currently flying high in the Europa League, the League of Ireland is enjoying a welcome spell in the limelight. Attention is being attracted from sources previously oblivious to the Irish domestic game. The league’s top young talents are constantly being drawn across the water to English outfits but there are now even clubs from further afield interested in …

Read More »

Stephen McPhail Appointed In New Role With Shamrock Rovers

MIDDLESBROUGH, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 09: Stephen McPhail of Cardiff City celebrates victory following the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON 6th Round match between Middlesbrough and Cardiff City on March 9, 2008 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Having only just retired from Shamrock Rovers, ex-midfielder Stephen McPhail has landed a new role as sporting director of the Dublin club. The ex Ireland International whose career saw him represent  Leeds United, Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday and Cardiff City before returning home to Ireland in 2014 and joining Rovers. Shamrock Rovers today  announced McPhail’s appointment with the following statement on …

Read More »

The FAI Cup Quarter Final Draw Has Been Made

Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Round 3 Draw, Clonmel Park Hotel, Tipperary 29/7/2016

The FAI Cup quarter final draw was made early this morning, and the tie of the round sees Cork City travel to Shamrock Rovers. John Caulfield’s side took Longford Town apart 4-1 last weekend as they look to go one better than last year’s final defeat to Dundalk. Rovers, meanwhile, still without a permanent manager since the sacking of Pat …

Read More »