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    The future of Irish football is unveiled by Niall Quinn…

    At Minister Shane Ross’s ‘stakeholder forum’ on Friday in the Mansion House Niall Quinn revealed his plans for the future of Irish football.  bonusbets.com takes a look at this. Some six months ago, Niall Quinn stated that he would like to bring a fresh perspective to the game. He wants to bring new sources of […] More

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    Ireland team to play Denmark

    This will be Mick McCarthy’s third game as manager, and while it would be too early to draw too many conclusions from the result, the performance and line up though will give a strong indicator of where the team is heading. Make no mistakes here Denmark should win, they have a better and settled team […] More

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    Which Ireland players are in the English Play- Offs?

    As Ireland gear up for their upcoming matches in the Euro 2020 qualifiers a number of players are still involved in play-offs in the English Football League, which may have an impact on the qualifiers against Denmark and Gibraltar. FreeTips.com investigates what is going on with the Republic of Ireland National Team. Having secured wins […] More

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    How did the FAI get to this sorry state? And what happens next..

    The Clubs and FIFA Must Lead Change in the FAI Brendan Menton was Honorary Treasurer of the FAI from 1996 to 2000. In this outstanding article, Brendan clearly outlines how the FAI’s rules were gutted thus allowing John Delaney to have way too much power and the reforms that are essential to the new FAI […] More

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    Courtin’ and the Hourihane

    After such an underwhelming performance in Gibraltar, I have to admit the prospect of dropping points against a Georgia team that had dominated us possession wise both games in the last two campaigns was worrying me. We’d ridden our luck in the 1-0 win at home and the one all draw in the away leg […] More

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    The rise of Matt Doherty

    When a footballer makes his name in the Premier League, it means he is not just a good footballer, he is an exceptional one! Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Irish international Matt Doherty is one such exceptional footballer. Doherty, however, did not just find himself playing at the highest level in world football, he went through a lot […] More

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    Parrott is spurred on for future success

    The Republic of Ireland national side is at something of a crossroads, with Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane leaving. Mick McCarthy is tasked with holding things together in the short term, before making way for the chosen one, Stephen Kenny. After a poor run of results (cough) with the under 21s that has gone back […] More

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    Mick to the future

    if you’ve been living under a rock for the past three months, we’ll quickly fill you in. Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane are out, Mick McCarthy is in. Again. 16 years on from his last tenure as Republic of Ireland manager, McCarthy will lead the national side once more as we look to qualify for […] More

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    It’s Grim Down South Rep of Ireland v Northern Ireland

    Martin O’Neill’s oft-repeated excuse of Ireland not having the players to compete in the passing stakes with superior opposition was laid bare last Thursday. Once again, our team spent the evening chasing shadows while set up in a barely discernable formation. The difference is that this time our opponents didn’t have a Gareth Bale or […] More

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    Keane v McCarthy

    Martin O’Neill has been the Republic of Ireland manager for almost half a decade now. The spark has well and truly gone from his team, not that there was much to begin with but there was big results and a decent Euro 2016 so that was fine for the majority of fans. O’Neill has admitted […] More

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    Paul McGrath an unstoppable Irish legend

    There’s never been a defender quite like Paul McGrath. A player who faced a lot of challenges throughout his career but managed to surmount every obstacle in his path, endearing himself to the fans and fighting through the physical and psychological barriers of multiple injuries and issues, McGrath made his mark as one of England’s […] More

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    Nations League relegation almost guaranteed by the Welsh kids

    Considering that fingers can certainly be pointed in Darren Randolph’s direction for the goal that proved to be Wales’ winner Tuesday night, it’s ironic that it was probably his stoppage-time save that stopped the atmosphere turning really poisonous. At least that’s how it felt after George Thomas fluffed his lines when one-on-one with the Middlesboro […] More

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