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Watch: Goalkeeper Brendan Clarke scores a penalty as St Patrick's Athletic see off Sligo Rovers

Sat, Sep 15 2018

Clarke stepped up to the plate in the absence of regular penalty-takers Conan Byrne and Ian Turner after Simon Madden ...

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- St Patrick's Athletic

Sat, Sep 15 2018

Sligo Rovers continue their rollercoaster season this evening when they welcome St. Patrick's Athletic to the Showgrounds (kick-off 7.45pm) looking ...

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League Preview: Waterford -v- Bray Wanderers

Fri, Sep 14 2018

Waterford are back in home league action after six weeks as they host Bray Wanderers at the RSC on Friday ...

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Cork City

Fri, Sep 14 2018

Cork City travel to take on in form Bohemians on Friday night with three points a must as they look ...

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Luke Byrne and Dave McAllister out for the season but Trevor Clarke ramps up injury recovery for the Hoops

Fri, Sep 14 2018

Clarke is back running after undergoing surgery on a cruciate knee ligament injury suffered against Waterford earlier in the season.

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Limerick

Fri, Sep 14 2018

After a fortnight’s break, the Hoops come into Friday’s home game against Limerick looking for their fifth league win in ...

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Derry City's Brandywell Stadium to be renamed in honour of the late Ryan McBride

Thu, Sep 13 2018

Derry City and Strabane Council held an online vote on the proposal, which carried with 71% of voters in favour ...

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Match Officials Appointed - 13th September 2018

Thu, Sep 13 2018

With the EA Sports Cup Final, along with crucial fixtures in the Premier Division and the First Division taking place ...

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Suspension List - 13th September 2018

Thu, Sep 13 2018

With the season drawing to a close, a number of technical officials have ended up on the naughty list as ...

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Cillian Morrison: 'Going into full-time football at Cork, you're taken back down to earth with the quality and the competition'

Wed, Sep 12 2018

At just 27, Cillian Morrison hasn’t tasted League of Ireland football in almost three years, after departing Derry City in ...

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League Preview: Derry City -v- Bohemians

Fri, Aug 31 2018

Derry City welcome Bohemians to the Brandywell (kick-off 7.45pm) with an amazing record of having beaten the Gypsies in all ...

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Aug 31 2018

Bray Wanderers' first game in two weeks sees the Seagulls host Shamrock Rovers at the Carlisle Grounds (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Cork City -v- Sligo Rovers

Fri, Aug 31 2018

Second-placed Cork City play host to eight-placed Sligo Rovers at Turner’s Cross, in what will be a pivotal game for ...

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Suspension List - 31st August 2018

Fri, Aug 31 2018

The following players have been given one game bans whilst two managers have also been on the recieving end of ...

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FAI Cup quarter-final between Derry City and Bohemians postponed due to international calls

Wed, Aug 29 2018

Friday's league meeting between the two sides, also at the Brandywell, will go ahead as planned.

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League Preview: Dundalk -v- Shamrock Rovers

Tue, Aug 28 2018

Dundalk could go one step closer to breaking a League of Ireland record on Tuesday night, should they overcome Shamrock ...

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We are going to give the cup a go anyway, we just don’t have a squad to do anything else really - Tommy Barrett

Fri, Aug 24 2018

After last Friday night’s heavy 3-1 home defeat to Sligo Rovers, Limerick now look destined to face a relegation play ...

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Suspension List - 23rd August 2018

Thu, Aug 23 2018

The suspension list has been issued for this weekend's games with a number of First Division clubs most heavily hit.

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Dundalk

Mon, Aug 20 2018

Sligo Rovers welcome league leaders Dundalk to the Showgrounds for a game rescheduled due to the Lilywhites’ Europa League commitments ...

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Dundalk

Fri, Aug 17 2018

It’s Ladies Night at the Carlisle Grounds this evening and three points for Gary Cronin and his side tonight would ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Sligo Rovers

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Limerick will look to cut the distance between themselves and Sligo Rovers at the foot of the table when the ...

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League Preview: Derry City -v- Waterford

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Fifth-placed Derry City host third-placed Waterford at the Brandywell in a game with huge significance for both sides' European aspirations ...

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Bohemians

Fri, Aug 17 2018

The FAI Cup famine continues for yet another year which makes the arrival of bitter cross city rivals Bohemians to ...

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Dundalk v Shamrock Rovers among four games rescheduled due to European and EA Sports Cup action

Fri, Aug 10 2018

The FAI have announced changed to a number of Airtricity League fixture as a result of teams competing on the ...

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League Preview: St Patrick's Athletic -v- Bray Wanderers

Fri, Aug 03 2018

St Patrick's Athletic host Bray Wanderers at Richmond Park with both sides looking to bounce back after defeats to Derry ...

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Limerick

Fri, Aug 03 2018

Bohemians will look to put more distance between themselves and that dreaded relegation play-off place currently occupied by Limerick when ...

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League Preview: Waterford -v- Cork City

Fri, Aug 03 2018

Cork City will return to the top of the table with a win of any description on Friday as leaders ...

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League Preview: Derry City -v- Sligo Rovers

Thu, Aug 02 2018

Fifth-placed Derry City play host to eight-placed Sligo Rovers at the Brandywell, in a vital game for both sides (kick-off ...

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Match Officials Appointed - 2nd August 2018

Thu, Aug 02 2018

It's a busy weekend of action in the League Of Ireland as well as League Cup games taking place to ...

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Suspension List - 2nd August 2018

Thu, Aug 02 2018

A number of players have recieved notice from the FAI of suspensions that have been handed down ahead of their ...

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FAI will now cover entire cost of 300,000-euro distress fund for clubs to pay player wages

Mon, Jul 30 2018

The association had originally suggested that the players' association, the PFAI, should pay in €150,000 that the FAI would match.

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GAA confirms Liam Miller fundraiser will go ahead at Pairc Ui Chaoimh

Sun, Jul 29 2018

The GAA had originally claimed it would be impossible to hold the game in the Cork GAA stadium – which ...

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League Preview: Derry City -v- St Patrick's Athletic

Fri, Jul 27 2018

Derry City will look to revive their hunt for a European place as they welcome St Patrick's Athletic to the ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Waterford

Fri, Jul 27 2018

Limerick will look to win back-to-back home games for the first time since October when they welcome Waterford to the ...

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Cork City

Fri, Jul 27 2018

Bray Wanderers have a new owner in Niall O'Driscoll and will hope for a new beginning when they host champions ...

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Troubled Bray Wanderers confirm takeover by academy coach Niall O'Driscoll

Thu, Jul 26 2018

The involvement of UEFA-licensed coach O'Driscoll is a lifelong for the troubled club, whose long-term viability was at stake following ...

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'We are astounded the FAI announced a proposal which involves PFAI funding half without having any discussion' - PFAI issue strong response to FAI proposal for distressed clubs fund

Wed, Jul 25 2018

The FAI released a statement early on Wednesday evening proposing the creation of a €300,000 escrow fund that would be ...

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League Preview: Cork City -v- Derry City

Mon, Jul 23 2018

Cork City return to league action tonight, with the visit of far away rivals Derry City to Turner’s Cross (kick ...

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Shamrock Rovers' league clash with Sligo Rovers to be shown live on Eir Sport

Mon, Jul 23 2018

The clash of the Rovers at Tallaght Stadium, which will kick off at the usual time of 8pm, is one ...

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Liam Miller fundraiser may go ahead at Pairc Ui Chaoimh as GAA reportedly reverses stance

Sun, Jul 22 2018

The news that the fundraiser would now take place at the largest sporting venue in Miller's home city was confirmed ...

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Sligo Rovers express disappointment as Dundalk postponement means no home league game for 77 days

Fri, Jul 20 2018

The Bit O' Red had argued against the rescheduling of the fixture, having themselves played Thursday-Monday-Thursday in the past on ...

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Bray Wanderers players halt strike action after wages are paid

Thu, Jul 19 2018

The players had gone unpaid for seven weeks and, following a union ballot last week, voted to take industrial action ...

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Bray Wanderers confirm players have now been paid up to date

Thu, Jul 19 2018

The playing squad made notice of their intention to strike last week via the PFAI after going unpaid since May ...

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Martin Russell resigns as Bray Wanderers players prepare for strike action next week

Thu, Jul 19 2018

The Dubliner leaves the Seagulls two days before they meet Bohemians in a potentially season-defining game before the players commence ...

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Club issue response as Limerick squad second Premier Division side to vote for strike action

Tue, Jul 17 2018

The club have confirmed that the issue of outstanding money was resolved today but the squad pressed ahead with voting ...

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Limerick join Bray in being hit with transfer ban over unpaid wages

Tue, Jul 17 2018

The FAI acknowledged in a statement on Monday evening that, after meeting with the club, they have received assurance that ...

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Bray Wanderers removed from IRN-BRU Cup and banned from signing players

Tue, Jul 17 2018

The club were set a deadline by the FAI to settle all outstanding wage payments with squad members by 5pm ...

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FAI confirm fixture changes to facilitate clubs in Europe

Sat, Jul 14 2018

With four League of Ireland clubs in the midst of tackling their European campaigns, the FAI have moved a number ...

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Seagulls set for strike action over unpaid wages

Fri, Jul 13 2018

They will serve the required seven-day notice to their employers early next week which means that Bray’s home game with ...

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Sligo Rovers goalkeeping coach Rodney Dalzell resigns after verbal clash with fans

Mon, Jul 09 2018

Dalzell clashed verbally with a small number of travelling supporters after the club’s 2-1 defeat to Bray Wanderers at the ...

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