Just days after suggesting he was unlikely to extend his stay in Melbourne beyond this season, Damien Duff’s A-League career may have come to an abrupt end as the winger has suffered a serious double injury blow.
Seattle Sounders Lamar Neagle is one of several MLS based Irish eligible players being watched by the FAI, with the impressive attacker confirming interest in his international services from across the Atlantic ocean.
Former Cork City and Brunei DPMM striker Roy O’Donovan will play in the Indonesian Super League in 2015 after agreeing a deal with Mitra Kukar FC. The Irishman’s future has been unclear since leaving Brunei DPMM late last year, with moves to Australia, the US and back home mooted.
North American Soccer League side Ottawa Fury have announced the signing of Colin Falvey as their seventh and final international player for the 2015 season.
The January transfer window slammed shut for British clubs yesterday but with leagues in Ireland, Scandinavia, the United States and elsewhere still in pre-season, there’s been plenty of activity involving Irish Exiles around the globe. We round up the comings, goings and staying puts.
Fresh from being released from a short term deal at Championship side Ipswich Town, Sean St Ledger is currently on trial at Major League Soccer outfit DC United. Meanwhile, Cork-born defender Shane O’Neill was in reserve for Jurgen Klinsmann’s USMNT on Wednesday evening.
Colin Falvey’s Indian Super League adventure came to an end in disappointing fashion last month, with his Kerala Blasters side losing to a last gasp winner in the inaugural showpiece final. He spoke to The Emerald Exiles about life in India, why he wants to return and being “suspect” of England.
Malaysian Premier League side Sabah FA announced on Saturday that they had parted company with manager George O’Callaghan, just over three months after the former Cork City player had been appointed.
With Perth Glory sitting pretty atop the Australian A-League table – thanks largely to the goals of Andy Keogh – the Dubliner has been speaking about his decision to leave Britain behind in search of a new life down under.
Former Republic of Ireland defender Andy O’Brien has spoken out about his decision to leave MLS side Vancouver Whitecaps, with the 35-year-old admitting he may retire from professional football.
Having signed on for a second season playing under Steve Kean for Brunei DPMM in Singapore’s S League, Joe Gamble is looking forward to a new season in which the club will hope to go one better in the title race.
Republic of Ireland defender Kevin Foley has signed for Danish Superligaen side FC Copenhagen today, with Wolverhampton Wanderers having announced the out-of-favour defender’s departure this morning.
Manager Stephen Bradley has named his 16-man PFAI Ireland squad for Thursday’s FIFPro tournament in Oslo Norway, with former Shamrock Rovers defender David Elebert and ex-St Patrick’s Athletic winger Daryl Kavanagh named among the panel.
Just days before the winner of FIFA’s Puskas Award is announced, the coach of French Feminine Ligue 1 side ASPTT-Albi has confirmed that Republic of Ireland striker Stephanie Roche is to leave the club after just six months in Southern France.
Five months and two league appearances into a two-season deal, Northern Ireland international Jonny Steele has left A-League side Newcastle Jets to return home to the United States.