The former Sligo Rovers and Dundee United midfielder Richie Ryan has signed a new two-year-deal at Canadian NASL side Ottawa Fury, keeping the club captain at TD Place until the end of the 2016 season.
The 2014/15 Australian A League got underway over the weekend with four Irishman involved in the opening round of matches, three of them – Andy Keogh, Damien Duff and Jonny Steele – making league debuts for their new teams.
Former Republic of Ireland defender Andy O’Brien helped Vancouver Whitecaps to a Cascadia Cup victory over the weekend, a win which leaves the Canadian side on the verge of a place in this season’s MLS play-offs.
Ruesha Littlejohn’s IL Sandviken will play in Norway’s Toppserien next year after the Republic of Ireland international helped clinch promotion with four games to spare courtesy of a 3-1 win over Urædd on Sunday afternoon.
It was a mixed weekend across the globe for Irish players chasing titles in their respective countries – with Robbie Keane’s LA Galaxy confirming their MLS playoff place with a win but Conor Powell, Shane McFaul and Roy O’Donovan all suffering blows to their league aspirations.
Former Republic of Ireland Under 21 striker Billy Mehmet looks set to leave Malaysian Premier League club Kedah FA, with three Super League clubs having expressed an interest in snapping up the prolific marksman.
Florida State Seminoles defender Megan Campbell returns to the Republic of Ireland women’s national team squad for next week’s World Cup qualifying double header against Slovakia and Germany but Diane Caldwell misses out due to concussion.
Cillian Sheridan scored his third goal in four qualifying games as APOEL Nicosia hammered Danish champions Aalborg 4-0, 5-1 on aggregate, to qualify for the group stages of the UEFA Champions League.
Republic of Ireland’s newest goalkeeping star Liam Bossin sits down with The Emerald Exiles for a quick Q&A session to talk likes, dislikes, hopes for the future and why he chose the Boys in Green over the country of his birth, Belgium.
Brunei DPMM striker Roy O’Donovan is in talks with SkyBet Championship side Birmingham City over a return to English football, with a deal expected to be concluded in the coming days.
Last season, Emma Salomonsson was par of the Irish brigade that saw Esilstuna United take the Swedish Elitettan by storm. Now at Jitex BK in the country’s top flight, she talks to The Emerald Exiles about her Irish heritage and last’s year memorable league win.
At the halfway point of our #TEE10 series, we catch up with Ottawa Fury captain Richie Ryan to talk Fury’s formative days, facing the New York Cosmos and why broadening horizons is a must for Irish players.
After a season beset by delayed paperwork and a distinctive language barrier, Louise Corrigan returns to Sevilla next month for the start of the Primera Division season. She sat down with The Emerald Exiles to talk life in Spain.
In the third installment of our #TEE10 series, APOEL Nicosia striker Cillian Sheridan spoke to The Emerald Exiles ahead of tonight’s crucial UEFA Champions League qualifier second leg in Cyprus.