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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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League Preview: Waterford -v- Bohemians

Fri, Jul 06 2018

After two games on the road, a scoreless draw against Bray Wanderers and last week’s 3-2 win over Sligo Rovers, ...

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League Preview: Cork City -v- Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Jul 06 2018

Cork City return to league action with the visit of Shamrock Rovers to Turners Cross (kick off 7:45pm).

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'Absolute shambles' - Bray Wanderers defender reacts as squad put up for sale in Twitter post

Tue, Jul 03 2018

Bray Wanderers defender Sean Heaney has branded as an 'absolute shambles' the club's announcement today that they'll listen to offers ...

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Waterford

Sat, Jun 30 2018

Sligo Rovers face the tough task of hosting Waterford in their first match back following the mid-season break (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Finn Harps

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Cabinteely will look to take their pre-break form into the final stretch of the season as they host Finn Harps ...

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Derry City

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Shamrock Rovers welcome Derry City to Tallaght Stadium (kick-off 8pm) hoping for a replica of their 6-1 win over the ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Bray Wanderers

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Troubled Limerick host bottom-place Bray Wanderers in what could be one of the pivotal games in both sides' seasons (kick-off ...

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Suspensions List - 29th June 2018

Fri, Jun 29 2018

The latest suspensions list has been issued by the FAI and there is a large number of players missing out ...

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- St Patrick's Athletic

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Bohemians welcome Dublin rivals St Patrick's Athletic to Dalymount Park as both sides look to end a streak of five ...

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Mid-season Report Card - Bohemians

Fri, Jun 29 2018

While Bohs have picked up just 21 points from 66 so far this season, a remarkable seven of those points ...

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Mid-season Report Card - Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Jun 29 2018

The standout moment of the season so far was the 3-0 win over champions Cork City in Tallaght.

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League Preview: Dundalk -v- Cork City

Fri, Jun 29 2018

The two best sides in the SSE Airtricity League at the moment go head-to-head on Friday night when Dundalk welcome ...

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Mid-season Report Card - Derry City

Fri, Jun 29 2018

No one really knew what to expect from Derry as they returned home to the Brandywell after a twelve months ...

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Mid-season Report Card – Dundalk

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Unlike this time last year, Dundalk are hot on the coat-tails of Cork and are just one point behind the ...

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Mid-season Report Card - St Patrick's Athletic

Thu, Jun 28 2018

Pre-season expectations around Richmond Park had to balance a disappointing 2017, where the Saints only survived on the final day, ...

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Mid-Season Report Card - Cork City

Thu, Jun 21 2018

Cork are halfway there in their quest to win back to back league titles but as always it's extremely tight ...

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Mid-Season Report Card - Limerick

Wed, Jun 20 2018

Limerick face a big battle to keep hold of their players in the upcoming transfer window after being in the ...

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Saints striker Christy Fagan to miss rest of the season after knee surgery

Mon, Jun 18 2018

The 29-year-old damaged his patella tendon in training earlier this month.

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Conor Clifford set for spell on the sideline as Limerick injury woes get worse

Fri, Jun 15 2018

Former Ireland under-21 international Clifford limped off early last Friday at Oriel Park – the ground on which he played ...

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League Preview: Cork City -v- Bohemians

Fri, Jun 15 2018

With a point advantage over Dundalk, City will go into the break top of the pile with a win over ...

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

Fri, Jun 15 2018

St Patrick’s Athletic will hope to head into the midseason break in the top half of the table with a ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Jun 15 2018

The midseason break can't come soon enough for Limerick, but first they have the task of facing Shamrock Rovers at ...

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League Preview: Derry City -v- Dundalk

Fri, Jun 15 2018

Derry City host Dundalk on the back of the win having gone three games without tasting the sweetness of victory ...

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Waterford

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Bray Wanderers welcome Waterford to the Carlisle Grounds on Friday night knowing that no matter what the result neither will ...

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Suspension List - 14th June 2018

Thu, Jun 14 2018

A number of clubs are not just without one of their players for the last game before the break, but ...

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Sligo Rovers defender Gary Boylan faces lengthy spell on the sidelines with ACL injury

Sun, Jun 10 2018

The highly-rated full-back suffered the anterior cruciate ligament injury early in last week's 2-0 win over Derry City at the ...

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Bray Wanderers

Sat, Jun 09 2018

Sixth-placed Shamrock Rovers welcome tenth-placed Bray Wanderers to Tallaght Stadium on Saturday evening in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division (kick-off ...

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Cork City

Sat, Jun 09 2018

Resurgent from last week’s North West Derby victory over Derry City, Sligo Rovers return to league action with the stakes ...

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Martin Russell formally appointed as Bray Wanderers manager

Sat, Jun 09 2018

The Dubliner has been assisting caretaker manager Graham Kelly on a consultancy basis for the past two months and now ...

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Dundalk assistant manager Vinny Perth signs new long-term deal

Fri, Jun 08 2018

Perth and Stephen Kenny’s working relationship stretches right back to when Perth played under Kenny at Longford Town, winning two ...

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League Preview: Dundalk -v- Limerick

Thu, Jun 07 2018

Dundalk will hope to make it seven consecutive wins in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division when they welcome struggling ...

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SSE Airtricity League Suspension List - 4th June 2018

Mon, Jun 04 2018

St. Patrick’s Athletic will have to plan without Thomas Byrne for their away trip to the RSC to face Waterford ...

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Dundalk

Fri, Jun 01 2018

Shamrock Rovers kick off June with the visit of league leaders Dundalk to Tallaght Stadium (kick-off 8pm – live on ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Jun 01 2018

For the first time this season, Collie O’Neill welcomes his fellow First Division friend, and rival, Stephen Henderson to the ...

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

Fri, Jun 01 2018

Bottom of the table Bray Wanderers take on the challenge of European hopefuls St. Patrick’s Athletic in a must win ...

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League Preview: Cork City -v- Waterford

Fri, Jun 01 2018

Derby day beckons once more for Cork City with the Rebel Army rearing to take on Waterford at Turners Cross ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Bohemians

Fri, Jun 01 2018

Second-from-bottom Limerick take on the challenge of Bohemians in a crucial encounter in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division at the ...

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League Preview: Derry City -v- Sligo Rovers

Fri, Jun 01 2018

Derry City have only picked up one league win in the month of May, a 2-0 home win against Bray, ...

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