# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 6 March, 2014
Martin O’Neill’s side produced an uneven display against a superior Serbian side last night.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
Ireland have met Yugoslavia/Serbia six times over the course of their history.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
What formation will the team play? Is Darren Randoph going to be given a chance?
# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 21 February, 2014
The Italian isn’t ready to retire just yet.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 2 January, 2014
Former Turkey international Tayfun Korkut was eventually appointed.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 30 December, 2013
The duo had a positive impact on supporter morale when they took over the national side earlier this year.
From Davy’s Mi Wadi to Robert Heffernan’s gold.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 28 December, 2013
We rate every member of the Irish team based on the past 12 months and determine how likely each individual is to become key to Martin O’Neill’s plans.
The former Ireland boss does not fancy punching in from 9 to 5 each day and working weekends to boot.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 26 December, 2013
Noel King, Paddy Crerand and Joe Kinnear (obviously) lead this list of quotable gems from the past year.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 12 December, 2013
The former Ireland boss took it all in his stride.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 9 December, 2013
The former Ireland boss says his next job will definitely be with an international team.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 2 December, 2013
Everyone’s talking about the sentencing of Thomas Byrne, arrests over the Phoenix Park murder and more ‘top up’ revelations.
“Half of the players do not play in the English top flight and often the players were not first team regulars,” he said today.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
The over-reliance on individuals who have served Ireland well in the past at the expense of superior alternatives is lazy, indulgent and self-defeating, writes Paul Fennessy.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 18 November, 2013
Kevin Doyle never gave up hope of an international return and now he’s hoping to make a good impression against Poland.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 16 November, 2013
Martin O’Neill’s side recorded an encouraging 3-0 win over Latvia at the Aviva Stadium yesterday evening.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
The new Ireland assistant believes the team has under-performed in recent years.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
The Reading defender says Ireland’s players want to learn from the new assistant manager.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 4 November, 2013
But ‘there is the potential there for a trainwreck’ admits the RTÉ pundit.
The Derry native’s considerable familiarity with European football is likely to benefit the Irish side.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
Interim Ireland manager Noel King could be asked to stay on for more matches next month.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 14 October, 2013
Captain lays down full and frank job description in the search for Giovanni Trapattoni’s successor.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 13 October, 2013
‘I got to know an exceptional country, humble and also proud,’ said the Italian.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 10 October, 2013
Dubliner eager to show he has still got something to offer Ireland following his international recall.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
Dokter and Ray Houghton continue their search for Giovanni Trapattoni’s replacement.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
Ray Houghton and Ruud Dokter are planning to interview candidates to find Trap’s replacement.
With little to play for in the remaining two World Cup qualifiers, the new caretaker manager will attempt to make the most of his short time in charge.
The absence of Crystal Palace’s Damien Delaney caught many by surprise yesterday.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
The FAI chief is confident Ray Houghton and Ruud Dokter will draw up a good shortlist.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
Why appointing Noel King seems tantamount to snubbing Martin O’Neill.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 23 September, 2013
The FAI look set to delay bringing in a full-time manager until qualification for Euro 2016 begins.
The veteran coach has been widely tipped to temporarily take over the role.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 20 September, 2013
Strong Cork bias as Taylor names Keane and Sonia O’Sullivan as her childhood heroes.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 15 September, 2013
Also, Rio Ferdinand on Conor McGregor and Brian O’Driscoll on the Heineken Cup’s future.
Once the kettle’s boiled, these six pieces should keep you going for the next little while.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 14 September, 2013
Plus, 12 things he did well during his time as national coach.
# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 13 September, 2013
The Ipswich boss says the timing isn’t right for him this time.
“Angry, hungry… the same!”
A week on from the defeat to Sweden, John Giles has rediscovered reason to be hopeful for Irish football.