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    Offside betting: the rapid emergence of online casino sponsorships in football

    Football, the most popular sport worldwide­, attracts attention from a wide range of industrie­s looking to capitalise on its global appeal. Among these­ industries, online gambling has expe­rienced exce­ptional growth in recent years. The­ increasing prevalence­ of online casino sponsorships in football has sparked significant discourse due­ to their interdepe­ndent relationship with the sport. This […] More

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    When Ireland travelled to Hungary in 2021

    When Ireland played away to Hungary in June 2021, both teams were in a transition period. Both teams were in the third-tier of European football.  Stephen Kenny the (newish) Ireland manager had taken over the previous September with games in the Nations League badly interrupted by covid. The results were very poor. While Hungary had […] More

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    Defiant Kenny right to hit back, but results must improve

    Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny took aim at his critics following his team’s 3-0 victory over Gibraltar in a 2024 European Championship qualifier earlier this week. The result kept Ireland’s hopes of progressing to next summer’s tournament alive, although the bookmakers still think they will come up short. France and Netherlands are strongly fancied […] More

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    How has the 2022/23 league season affected the Ireland squad?

    It may be the close season, but there are still international matches taking place and fans’ thoughts are already turning to their betting options for the upcoming season. Though it may not be the first thing fans of Ireland team think of, the fallout from the top leagues in Europe, particularly in England will have […] More

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    How Ireland’s Sports Scene is Adapting to the Modern Digital Age

    Ireland boasts an enduring sporting tradition, where Gaelic football and hurling hold special places in its people’s hearts. However, digital technology has significantly reshaped numerous aspects of life, including sports. As a result, Irish sports has undergone dramatic change as it adapts to this new era – this piece seeks to explore innovative strategies employed […] More

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    The best Irish football clubs

    Irish football has a rich and storied history, with clubs steeped in tradition and local pride. From humble beginnings to European adventures and exciting betting on PlayersBest UK, these clubs have played an essential role in Ireland’s sporting landscape. This article takes you on a journey through some of Ireland’s best football clubs and their […] More

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    ‘Golden era’: remembering Ireland’s most recent play-off wins for major international tournaments

    The 20th Century represented a century of hurt for us Republic of Ireland fans in play-offs for major tournaments, with four defeats from four matches. While the turn of the millennium hasn’t always been a source of unbridled joy – just ask Thierry Henry – it has seen the Boys in Green reach three major tournaments via the […] More

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    Who will win the LOI Premier League 2023?

    There’s not long to go until the action in the League of Ireland gets underway in 2023, with the first round of fixtures scheduled for February 17. Shamrock Rovers won their third title in a row last season, and with Stephen Bradley at the help, they’re now aiming to make it a record-equalling four in […] More

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    With the World Cup around the corner, it’s time to boost the women’s game in Ireland

    Women’s football has undergone a dramatic rise over the last few years, with people around the world finally taking the sport seriously. Since the last World Cup in France in 2019, CNBC claims that the average viewing time of female matches has almost doubled. This is the first time that Ireland’s women’s team have qualified for […] More

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    Could Ireland Learn from Finland’s model of grassroots football?

    Ireland’s record in international football has been disappointing in recent times, and there are many fans of the Boys in Green who wish that the Football Association of Ireland would do more about it. It’s clear that we should be looking at national teams around us and observing their attempts to boost the sport. Finland […] More

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    A World Cup of upsets can inspire Ireland’s qualification charge

    As Ireland prepare for their qualification campaign for the 2024 European Championships, head coach Stephen Kenny and his side can take plenty of inspiration from the World Cup in Qatar. The Irish face the daunting prospect of taking on both France and the Netherlands in their qualifying group but they can take heart from what […] More

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