Irish Football Association launch new five-year strategy

The Irish Football Association has launched a new Five-Year Strategy aimed at promoting, fostering and developing football for all.

Rory McIlroy with Harry Gregg

IRISH OPEN: Sporting legends tee-up to aid Rory Foundation and Harry Gregg Foundation

Rory McIlroy and his charitable foundation, the Rory Foundation, have announced the Harry Gregg Foundation will benefit from this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. The tournament will take place next week (6th to 9th July) at Portstewart Golf Club.

Winger Jamie Dunne has returned to Institute.

FOOTBALL: Institute to make move for Cliftonville defender

Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin is hoping to strengthen his squad this week.

Northern Ireland Women’s U19s to face Spain, Germany and Scotland

Northern Ireland Women’s U19s to face Spain, Germany and Scotland

Northern Ireland will face Spain, Germany and Scotland in the group stages of this summer’s UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship.

Rangers midfielder Niko Kranjcar holds off Ciaron Harkin during a recent friendly, in Scotland.

FOOTBALL: Harkin pinching himself after Rangers friendly

Midfielder Ciaron Harkin admits he's still pinching himself since his move to Coleraine from Institute only a few months ago.

FOOTBALL: James McClean would love to reach World Cup

Ireland international James McClean wants a ‘Sea Of Green’ at next year’s World Cup, as both North and South aim for a spot in Russia.

Derry City new signings Darren Cole, Jamie McIntyre and Eoin Toal. DER2417GS009

FOOTBALL: McIntyre ‘buzzing’ with Derry City move

Exciting winger Jamie McIntyre believes moving to Derry City is the right move at the right time after completing a one-and-a-half year deal yesterday.

James McClean of Republic of Ireland in action against Aleksandar Dragovic of Austria during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Republic of Ireland and Austria at Aviva Stadium, in Dublin.

James McClean hails Foyle Cup as ‘massive opportunity’ for young footballers

West Bromwich Albion and Republic of Ireland international, James McClean was the special guest of honour at the 25th anniversary launch of the International Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup in the Waterfoot Hotel.

Derry City manager Kenny Shiels pictured with new signings Jamie McIntyre, Eoin Toal and Darren Cole, at the clubs offices in the Rth Mr Business Park.

FOOTBALL: Ex Rangers defender among trio of Derry City signings

Derry City have added defenders Eoin Toal and Darren Cole, along with winger Jamie McIntyre to their squad.

Azerbaijan's Pavlo Pashayev with Northern Ireland's Niall McGinn

FOOTBALL: Michael O’Neill hails Nortern Ireland spirit after last-gasp win in Baku

Northern Ireland’s spirit once again came to the fore for boss Michael O’Neill as his understrength and undercooked side claimed a dramatic 1-0 success over Azerbaijan.

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill

FOOTBALL: Stuart Dallas strike gives Northern Ireland win in Baku


West Brom Albion's James McClean will launch this year's Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup.

FOOTBALL: Derry City legend to launch Foyle Cup

West Bromwich Albion and Republic of Ireland International James McClean, will be Guest Of Honour at this year’s launch of the International Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup, at the Waterfoot Hotel, this Monday evening.

Derry City midfielder Aaron McEneff

FOOTBALL: Midfielder McEneff looking forward to big month

Derry City’s Aaron McEneff admits playing for his home town club in the Europa League is going to be special.
Defender Ryan Morrow has re-signed for Institute.

FOOTBALL: ’Stute manager hard at work

Newly installed Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin is working hard re-signing most of the 2016/17 squad, which narrowly missed out on promotion.

Derry City's Conor McDermott.

FOOTBALL: Derry pair selected for Northern Ireland U21 squad

Derry lads Ciaron Harkin and Conor McDermott have been selected for Northern Ireland U21 side’s opening European qualifying encounter in Estonia next week.

Northern Ireland's Conor Washington

INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL: Conor Washington and Jamie Ward to miss NI friendly against New Zealand

Northern Ireland could be light on attacking options when Michael O’Neill names his squad to face New Zealand and Azerbaijan, with Conor Washington and Jamie Ward both out.

Institute chairman Bill Anderson welcomes new boss Paddy McLaughlin.

IRISH LEAGUE: Paddy McLaughlin happy with Institute appointment

New Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin said that was an honour to be given the top job at Drumahoe.

Glentoran players help  fix the net during October's Irish Cup tie against rivals Linfield. Photo: Press Eye

20 of the best #IrishLeagueBehaviour tweets from last season

We love the Irish League. We do. And through the highs and lows of following the local game, there are magic moments which bring big smiles to our faces.
Paddy McLaughlin looks set to be confirmed as the new boss at Institute.  Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty /

Paddy set for ‘Stute job

Paddy McLaughlin looks set to be confirmed at Institute’s new manager within the next 24 hours.

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