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League of Ireland clubs awarded more than €800k by UEFA

Thu, Oct 19 2017

The money is a solidarity dividend designed to promote youth development.

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Niclas Vemmelund mulling Dundalk offer amid Danish interest, according to representatives

Tue, Oct 17 2017

NM Consulting, a company run by Scottish football consultant Neil Murray, claim Dundalk have put a two-year deal on the ...

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Republic of Ireland draw Denmark in plum World Cup play-off draw

Tue, Oct 17 2017

Northern Ireland will face top seeds Switzerland to determine their participation or lack thereof in Russia.

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Gordon Strachan leaves post as Scotland Manager

Thu, Oct 12 2017

Gordon Strachan has left his post as Scotland manager following his side’s failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. ...

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Ireland play-off opponent to be drawn on Tuesday

Wed, Oct 11 2017

Ireland’s World Cup hopes will rest on the play-off draw next Tuesday in Zurich as they look to book their ...

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Robben flies the Dutch nest

Wed, Oct 11 2017

Legendary Dutch winger Arjen Robben has announced his retirement from international football.

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World Cup Qualifier Report: Wales 0 - 1 Republic of Ireland

Mon, Oct 09 2017

James McClean was the hero once again for the Republic of Ireland as his goal earned the Boys in Green ...

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World Cup Qualifier Preview: Wales -v- Republic of Ireland

Sun, Oct 08 2017

While Scotland’s draw against Slovenia simplied Ireland’s permutations – a win over Wales is the only result that would lead ...

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O'Neill wants determined Ireland to win for captain and country

Sun, Oct 08 2017

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland team has pulled off some of their best results when they have had their backs ...

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Coleman looking to knock out the land of his father

Sun, Oct 08 2017

Ahead of kick off in Cardiff City Stadium on Monday night, the atmosphere will reach fever pitch. A chorus of ...

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World Cup Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland -v- Moldova

Fri, Oct 06 2017

With qualification on threads; the Republic of Ireland will be facing an uphill struggle as they take on Moldova this ...

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World Cup Qualifier Report - Northern Ireland 1 - 3 Germany

Thu, Oct 05 2017

Germany secured qualification for the World Cup with ease as they made it nine victories from nine in qualification for ...

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King calls for support ahead of crucial U21 qualifier vs Norway

Thu, Oct 05 2017

Noel King has called on Irish supporters to get out in force to Tallaght Stadium to back his troops in ...

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Gareth Bale ruled out of crunch internationals

Tue, Oct 03 2017

Wales star man Gareth Bale will play no part in his country's final two World Cup group stage qualifying matches.

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A first under-21 call-up for Trevor Clarke as four League of Ireland players make the cut

Sat, Sep 30 2017

Noel King’s side play Norway on Thursday, October 5th (kick-off 7.45pm) followed by Israel on Monday October 9th (kick-off 3.30pm). ...

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Dublin set to host Euro 2020 Qualifying Draw

Thu, Sep 28 2017

Media representatives from all over the world will converge on Dublin’s Convention Centre in December next year to attend the ...

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Former Cork City, Pats and Ireland striker Kevin Doyle retires due to concussion symptoms

Thu, Sep 28 2017

In a statement posted on social media, 34-year-old Doyle admitted to experiencing headaches as a result of heading the ball ...

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Martin O'Neill: 'If there's a natural goalscorer in Hogan and Maguire that would be nice for the future'

Tue, Sep 26 2017

O'Neill named the uncapped trio of Scott Hogan, Aiden O'Brien and Sean Maguire in his provisional squad to face Moldova ...

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Walters misses out but first call-ups for Aston Villa's Scott Hogan and Millwall's Aiden O'Brien

Tue, Sep 26 2017

The English-born pair have received their first call-ups to a 32-man provisional squad following the withdrawal through injury of top ...

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FAI hint Aston Villa's Scott Hogan in line for first call-up

Tue, Sep 26 2017

An instagram post from the association hinted a newly-eligible player would be selected.

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Michael O'Neill announces Northern Ireland squad for Germany and Norway double-header

Mon, Sep 25 2017

O’Neill has brought in two uncapped midfielders – Jordan Jones of Kilmarnock and Millwall’s George Saville.

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Everything starts with the manager - Fahrudin Kudozovic

Sat, Sep 23 2017

Born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Fahrudin Kuduzovic emigrated to England with his family in 1994 and has since forged a ...

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Former Wexford winger Eric Molloy signs for Team Wellington in New Zealand

Mon, Sep 18 2017

The 24-year-old has spent the past season with five former Wexford teammates at Southern United in Otago.

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Chris Kamara marvels in the atmosphere at yesterday's All Ireland Final

Mon, Sep 18 2017

As they reach the end of their Journey to Croker, Chris Kamara spoke to the media in Dublin today as ...

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Jeff Stelling recalls Croke Park experience of a lifetime

Mon, Sep 18 2017

As they reach the end of their Journey to Croker, Jeff Stelling spoke to the media in Dublin today as ...

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Shamrock Rovers' Europa League goalkeeper Ryan Thompson announces his retirement

Sat, Sep 16 2017

Thompson was part of the Hoops side that made history by becoming the first League of Ireland side to compete ...

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Crusaders express dismay after PSNI raid club in UVF probe

Tue, Sep 12 2017

The exact circumstances of the search wasn't stated by the club, however Crusaders reiterated that the club is 'a welcoming ...

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Dave Donnelly: Lansdowne roar returns but Ireland revert to type

Wed, Sep 06 2017

Ireland could only muster one chance of note in the final half-hour – Murphy's effort following a fortuitous deflection – ...

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Northern Ireland under-21 full-back Josh Doherty joins Crawley Town from Ards

Wed, Sep 06 2017

The 21-year-old has signed for the West Sussex club on an initial one-year deal with an option of an extra ...

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World Cup Qualifier Report: Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Serbia

Tue, Sep 05 2017

The Republic's of Ireland's chances of reaching the World Cup in Russia next year appear greatly diminished after they fell ...

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World Cup Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland -v- Serbia

Tue, Sep 05 2017

Second-placed Republic of Ireland host table-topping Serbia at Aviva Stadium on Tuesday night in a World Cup qualifier, where a ...

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Michael O'Neill: 'There is nothing signed, sealed and delivered yet other than the fact we are second in the group'

Tue, Sep 05 2017

The Northern Ireland manager isn't quite celebrating a play-off just yet.

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Martin O'Neill: We are not the most talented outfit but we have a great spirit

Mon, Sep 04 2017

Martin O’Neill and Jon Walters took their seats at this morning’s pre-match press conference as Ireland prepare for their crunch ...

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IRN-BRU Cup Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Falkirk

Sat, Sep 02 2017

Sligo Rovers welcome Scottish side Falkirk to the Showgrounds on Saturday night (kick-off 7.45pm) as they play their first ever ...

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IRN-BRU Cup Preview: Elgin City -v- Bray Wanderers

Sat, Sep 02 2017

Elgin City will hold the distinction of being the first side to host League of Ireland opposition in the Irn ...

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Captain Paul McShane signs new deal at Reading

Fri, Sep 01 2017

The Kilpedder native helped the Royals to the Championship play-off final last year.

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Ireland international Marc Wilson joins Irish contingent at Sunderland

Fri, Sep 01 2017

The Antrim man has signed on a permanent deal from Bournemouth.

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Richie Towell joins Rotherham United on loan from Brighton

Fri, Sep 01 2017

Former Dundalk midfielder Richie Towell has joined English League One side Rotherham United on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion ...

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Europa League Preview: Maccabi Tel Aviv -v- CASHPOINT SCR Altach

Thu, Aug 24 2017

CASHPOINT SC Rheindorf Altach to give them their full title travel to Israel tonight to take on Maccabi Tel Aviv ...

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Michael O'Neill names Northern Ireland squad for crucial double-header

Thu, Aug 24 2017

Northern Ireland face San Marino away before hosting rivals for second place the Czech Republic in Windsor Park.

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Sligo Rovers winger Jamie McDonagh called up to Northern Ireland under-21s

Wed, Aug 23 2017

The Northern Ireland team is managed by ex-Sligo boss Ian Baraclough.

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Former Ireland under-21 striker Sean Scannell joins Burton Albion on loan from Huddersfield Town

Mon, Aug 21 2017

The 26-year-old made 16 appearances as the Terriers were promoted to the English top flight for the first time since ...

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Ireland international Greg Cunningham undergoes knee surgery

Mon, Aug 21 2017

Galway native Cunningham had just been recalled to the international squad following an absence of four years for the upcoming ...

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Kevin Doyle: From Mick Wallace's couch to the Colorado Rapids

Mon, Aug 21 2017

It never ceases to amaze me, the innate ability of an Irish person abroad to pick out a country man ...

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Had Boots Did Travel: Midweek Championship edition (Aug 16 2017)

Fri, Aug 18 2017

27 Irish players appeared in total, with ten of those coming through the League of Ireland.

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Europa League Review: Rosenborg down Ajax but Midtjylland and AEK Larnaca fall to defeats

Fri, Aug 18 2017

The Danish champions secured a famous 1-0 away win to Ajax in Amsterdam.

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Sligo Rovers to host Falkirk Bairns in Scottish Challenge Cup

Thu, Aug 17 2017

Bray Wanderers have been awarded a trip to Scottish League Two side Elgin City.

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Champions League Review: Celtic and Liverpool have one foot in tournament proper

Thu, Aug 17 2017

Elsewhere, Napoli ran out comfortable 2-0 winners over Nice.

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Adem Ljajic recalled as Serbia name squad to face Ireland

Wed, Aug 16 2017

The Eagles will face Moldova in Belgrade on September 2nd before travelling to Dublin three days later.

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Danske Bank Premiership Review (August 15 2017)

Wed, Aug 16 2017

Five teams have two wins from two as the table splits neatly into the haves and have nots.

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