• Irish finish third in FIFPro Tournament

    PFA Ireland beat Norway 1-0 in the 3rd place play-off following an opening game penalty shoot-out defeat to Sweden.  

    The annual FIFPro Winter Tournament took place at the Vallhall Arena in Oslo, Norway, and the 2016 event opener saw PFA Ireland held to a scoreless draw by Sweden. The game was decided by a penalty shoot-out; Eric Foley, Sean Russell and Conor Earley all scored, but Kevin Devaney had his effort saved.

    Norway were the opposition in the 3rd place play-off which was settled by a single Marco Chindea goal.  

    PFA Ireland team v Sweden: 
    Mark O'Connor, Sean Harding, Mick Leahy, Daniel O'Reilly, Jamie McGlynn, Eric Foley, Conor Earley, Val Feeney, Kevin Devaney, Sean Russell, Adam Hanlon

    PFA Ireland team v Norway:
    Mark O'Connor, Sean Harding, Mick Leahy, Paul Finnegan, Jamie McGlynn, Conor Earley, Val Feeney, Anto Hewitt, Kevin Devaney, Emeka Onwubiko, Marco Chindea