# trapattoni - Saturday 14 September, 2013
Plus: How many texts do people in Ireland send on an average day?
Breaking via The Mire wire: FAI looks for a manager who speaks English, Obama considers what to do about the Seanad, and Dáil reform ‘completely unnecessary’.
# trapattoni - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
# trapattoni - Tuesday 10 September, 2013
The Italian appears to have accepted defeat in his aim of continuing as Ireland boss in 2014.
# trapattoni - Sunday 17 March, 2013
Wonder what he wished for?
# trapattoni - Tuesday 16 October, 2012
# trapattoni - Monday 15 October, 2012
The Ireland skipper added that the Irish players need to “stick together” after the recent lows.
# trapattoni - Saturday 13 October, 2012
“Every player loses many, many games,” trumpeted the Irish manager.
# trapattoni - Saturday 8 September, 2012
The Manchester United youngster has been called up to the senior squad for Tuesday’s friendly in London, according to reports.
# trapattoni - Thursday 6 September, 2012
Kairat Nurdauletov is aiming high, and says he and his team-mates will not accept a draw.
# trapattoni - Sunday 19 August, 2012
“I’m going to Ibiza with the lads! I’ll probably come back a raging alcoholic.”
# trapattoni - Monday 13 August, 2012
The FAI confirmed the goalkeeper’s decision in a statement earlier this evening.
# trapattoni - Thursday 14 June, 2012
Torres, Negredo, Llorente, or no striker at all?. And you thought you had problems.
# trapattoni - Sunday 10 June, 2012
Ask Trap about the Ecuadorian and he could rattle on for hours in any language, but does that paper over the cracks a little?
# trapattoni - Saturday 9 June, 2012
The one-stop-shop for the build-up to this evening’s big games in the Ukraine.
# trapattoni - Friday 8 June, 2012
We’ll have a wide array of characters on sideline display over the next month. Do you know who they remind us of?
# trapattoni - Wednesday 6 June, 2012
Should Ireland be worried by the absences from training? Is Giovanni Trapattoni really going to change his formation so close to such a crunch game… would that even be wise? Miguel Delaney looks at the key points.
# trapattoni - Thursday 31 May, 2012
The Ireland manager became irritated when speaking to the press after Thursday’s training session in Italy.
# trapattoni - Monday 7 May, 2012
Our round-up of the day’s main stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
# trapattoni - Friday 16 March, 2012
Despite division within the government on the issue, Brazil’s minister for sport has assured FIFA that beer will be sold inside each stadia in 2014.
# trapattoni - Tuesday 7 February, 2012
Jessica Lawlor is putting pressure on the Aston Villa midfielder to pick up the phone, mend his bridges and head to Poland and the Ukraine this summer.
# trapattoni - Friday 9 December, 2011
Following the announcement that Trap’s team are set to make Gdynia their Euro 2012 home, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most intriguing facts relating to the city.
# trapattoni - Friday 25 November, 2011
The Ireland assistant boss says he is well-aware of the progress made this year by Wes Hoolahan, Anthony Pilkington and Marc Tierney.
# trapattoni - Wednesday 23 November, 2011
Trap’s men have been rewarded for beating Estonia earlier this month, as they have improved their position in the latest standings.
# trapattoni - Thursday 17 November, 2011
The manager also said he hopes Marco Tardelli will replace him as manager of the Ireland team one day.
# trapattoni - Tuesday 15 November, 2011
Ireland haven’t event qualified yet, and already the battle has begun to record the quintessential boozy singalong for next summer.
# trapattoni - Monday 14 November, 2011
The Wolves midfielder claims the Irish manager is getting the best out of the players at his disposal, while reminding fans that “Messi and Ronaldo don’t have Irish passports”.
# trapattoni - Friday 11 November, 2011
We round up some of the best of the side’s goals from the past few years, including Ian Harte’s scorcher against Cyprus and Ronnie Whelan’s memorable Euro 88 scissors kick.
# trapattoni - Thursday 10 November, 2011
The Switzerland coach believes Ireland have “more quality” than their Estonian opponents.
# trapattoni - Wednesday 9 November, 2011
Trapattoni needs to adopt a style that encourages the type of football Ireland displayed in Paris two years ago if they are to gain favour in the eyes of the Irish public.
# trapattoni - Tuesday 8 November, 2011
The Stoke man is being tipped to play following comments made by Trapattoni at a press conference yesterday.
# trapattoni - Thursday 3 November, 2011
The Newcastle striker has been belatedly rewarded for his fine Premier League form this season.
# trapattoni - Friday 14 October, 2011
The Ireland manager says he has already spoken to Italy coach Cesare Prandelli about their upcoming opponents.
# trapattoni - Thursday 13 October, 2011
The Ireland captain said he expects to be out for four to six weeks after aggravating a muscle injury against Andorra.
# trapattoni - Tuesday 11 October, 2011
It’s draw or bust for Trap tonight, so we examine what his side must do to avoid an ignominious loss.
# trapattoni - Friday 7 October, 2011
Ireland and Giovanni Trapattoni could be five days from glory. Unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple. Miguel Delaney goes through a very complex Group B
# trapattoni - Thursday 6 October, 2011
Darren O’Dea will partner Sean St. Ledger in the absence of the suspended Richard Dunne against Andorra.
# trapattoni - Monday 3 October, 2011
There are a number of injury worries ahead of the encounters with Armenia and Andorra.
# trapattoni - Tuesday 6 September, 2011
Think Ireland have no chance today? Here’s why Giovanni Trapattoni’s men have scope for optimism.