Transfer News in the SSE Airtricity League of Ireland

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David Webster becomes St Patrick's Athletic's second new signing of the off-season

Wed, Nov 14 2018

David Webster admits it was a big decision to give up European football with Waterford but the lure of St ...

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Former Ireland international Noel Hunt leaves Waterford to take assistant manager's job at Swindon

Wed, Nov 14 2018

The ease of Hunt’s appointment was doubtless aided by the fact that both clubs are owned by the former Ireland ...

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'Who doesn’t want to be involved in Europe?' - JJ Lunney joins Waterford from Bohs

Wed, Nov 14 2018

The 20-year-old is the first new arrival of what promises to be a busy window for the Blues as they ...

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John Caulfield sees 'huge potential' in latest defensive signing Dan Casey

Wed, Nov 14 2018

21-year-old Casey spent four years in the academy at Sunderland before leaving the Black Cats and joining Dublin side Bohemians ...

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Ireland international Stephanie Roche moves to Italian Serie A side Florentia

Sat, Nov 10 2018

The Shankill native has spent the past three seasons in the Women’s Super League in England with Sunderland but vowed ...

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Gary Shaw relishing challenge with 'ideal team' St Patrick's Athletic following switch from Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Nov 09 2018

The Kildare striker put pen to paper on a deal with the Saints for 2019 that makes him Harry Kenny’s ...

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Jamie Hollywood re-signs with Longford Town for the 2019 season.

Sat, Nov 03 2018

Longford Town midfield star Jamie Hollywood has signed a new deal with the club until the end of the 2019 ...

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Defender Luke Byrne leaves Shamrock Rovers after five years

Sat, Oct 27 2018

The left-back, who can also play in the centre of defence, caused a stir when he swapped Bohemians for their ...

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Ballymena United sign Ghanaian under-20 striker Basit Umar

Mon, Oct 15 2018

The 18-year-old forward was part of Ghana’s U20 squad that qualified for the U20 African Cup of Nations this season.

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Bazunu becomes a Sky Blue - Manchester City swoop for Hoops goalkeeper

Wed, Oct 03 2018

Gavin Bazunu, the 16-year-old League of Ireland teenage sensation, will make the switch from Shamrock Rovers to Premier League side ...

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Darragh Markey signs new two-year deal with Pats

Sat, Sep 29 2018

St Patrick's Athletic have announced that young midfield star Darragh Markey has signed a new two-year deal with the Saints ...

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Defender Lee Desmond signs new two-year Saints deal

Thu, Sep 27 2018

The Dubliner had been linked with a switch to fellow Premier Division side Shamrock Rovers over the winter but will ...

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Shelbourne legend Wes Hoolohan signs short-term deal with West Brom

Fri, Sep 14 2018

The 36-year-old has an option to extend the deal in January should the initial four-month deal go to plan.

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Manchester City win race to sign 16-year-old Shamrock Rovers goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu in half-million-euro deal

Thu, Sep 06 2018

It's the biggest fee paid for a League of Ireland player since Roy O'Donovan joined Sunderland from Cork City for ...

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Gareth McAuley ready for 'amazing' opportunity at Rangers

Mon, Sep 03 2018

Northern Ireland international Gareth McAuley has joined Rangers. The former West Bromich Albion player has been a free agent since ...

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Glentoran sign former Scotland under-21 John Herron

Sun, Sep 02 2018

Glentoran have announced the signing of former Scotland under-21 John Herron pending international clearance.

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Celtic confirm signing of Dublin-born prodigy Armstrong Okoflex from Arsenal

Sun, Sep 02 2018

The Dublin-born midfielder has spent the past five years in London with the Gunners but was persuaded north of the ...

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Former Limerick and Cork City winger Chiedozie Ogbene joins Exeter City on loan

Sat, Sep 01 2018

He links up once again with Exeter assistant boss Eric Kinder, whom he worked with before when the latter was ...

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Former Manchester City prospect Jack Byrne signs for Kilmarnock

Sat, Sep 01 2018

The 22-year-old will be in good company in the Rugby Park engine room, where he'll link up with fellow Dubliners ...

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Richie Towell joins Rotherham United from Brighton on a season-long loan

Sat, Sep 01 2018

Dubliner Towell spent last season on loan at the New York Stadium and made 45 appearances as the Millers were ...

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Kevin O'Connor joins Crewe Alexandra on loan from Preston North End

Wed, Aug 29 2018

The 23-year-old joined Preston from City alongside teammate Sean Maguire last summer but has struggled for regular gametime at Deepdale.

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Maxim Kouogun joins Warrenpoint Town from UCD

Sun, Aug 26 2018

Former UCD central defender has joined Northern Irish Premier League side Warrenpoint Town after a fruitful four-year stint at Belfield.

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Heather Payne becomes the latest to swap WNL for professional football with Bristol City move

Thu, Aug 23 2018

The 19-year-old joins a Robins side who have finished eighth in each of the last two seasons since returning to ...

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Republic of Ireland international Stephen Quinn signs for Burton Albion

Wed, Aug 22 2018

The Dubliner has signed a contract, intially until January 22nd, after parting company with Reading in the summer.

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Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty returns to Ibrox for a second spell with Rangers

Wed, Aug 22 2018

The Enniskillen native returns for a second spell at Ibrox having spent four seasons with the Gers between 2008 and ...

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Ireland under-21 defender Jimmy Dunne joins Hearts on loan from Burnley

Wed, Aug 22 2018

The 20-year-old has signed a new two-year deal with the Clarets, with an option of the third, after initially joining ...

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16-year-old Hoops keeper Gavin Bazunu to sign for Manchester City according to reports

Tue, Aug 21 2018

Shamrock Rovers goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu will join Manchester City next summer in a deal worth €400,000 to the Tallaght club, ...

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Shelbourne part company with midfielders James Woods and Dylan Grimes

Mon, Aug 20 2018

Grimes departs the Drumcondra having failed nail down a regular place in the Shelbourne first team in 2018 while Woods ...

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Cabinteely sign ex-Ireland under-17 star Jean Yves Poame from Sunderland

Sat, Aug 18 2018

The midfielder, who turned 20 earlier this week, was released in the summer following the Black Cats' relegation to the ...

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Derry City defender Ben Doherty joins Glenavon on loan

Fri, Aug 17 2018

The Derry native had been a mainstay in Kenny Shiels' Candystripes side but has been pushed down the pecking order ...

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Former Cork City striker Achille Campion signs for St Patrick's Athletic

Fri, Aug 17 2018

The French striker ended his time with the Rebel Army by mutual consent last month after spending the first half ...

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Republic of Ireland defender Harriet Scott signs for Birmingham City

Fri, Aug 17 2018

A graduate of Reading’s Academy, Harriet Scott helped the Royals to promotion to the WSL in 2015 and to maintain ...

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Former Manchester United trainee Sam Byrne joins Glentoran on loan from Dundalk

Fri, Aug 17 2018

The 23-year-old former Manchester United trainee only signed a permanent 18-month deal with Dundalk in July following the culmination of ...

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Derry City sign goalkeeper Nathan Gartside from Premier League Watford

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Illness restricted the 20-year-old’s opportunities during his stint cross-channel and he is looking forward to a fresh start with the ...

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Former Dundalk and Cork City winger Daryl Horgan joins Hibernian from Preston North End

Sun, Aug 12 2018

The Galwayman had been expected to stay at Deepdale after coming on as a substitute in the Lilywhites' opening league ...

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Ireland international Marc Wilson joins Bolton Wanderers from Sunderland

Fri, Aug 10 2018

The 30-year-old Irish international has experience playing both in midfield and at the back and will be a big boost ...

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Wexford Youths sign Hawaiian striker McKenna Davidson ahead of Champions League kick-off

Sun, Jul 29 2018

Davidson has prior experience playing in Ireland as she spent time study at the University of Limerick in 2016, and ...

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Former Sligo and Shamrock Rovers goalkeeper Richard Brush comes out of retirement to sign for Cliftonville

Fri, Jul 27 2018

The 33-year-old has been persuaded out of retirement to join the Reds after parting company with relegated Ballinamallard United over ...

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French striker Achille Campion parts ways with Cork City by mutual consent

Fri, Jul 27 2018

The Frenchman, who scored the extra-time equaliser for City in the 2017 FAI Cup final win over Dundalk, spent the ...

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Former Hoops keeper Craig Hyland and Drogheda captain Mick Daly return to football with St Mochta's

Fri, Jul 27 2018

The Blanch side endured a disappointing campaign in 2017/18 as their title defence petered out to an 11th-place finish, and ...

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Midfielder Philly Gannon leaves Bohemians by mutual consent

Wed, Jul 25 2018

The 21-year-old West Bromwich Albion academy graduate departs the Gypsies having made 29 appearances for the club after arriving from ...

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Defender Tony Whitehead the latest player to leave Limerick

Tue, Jul 24 2018

Whitehead, who hails from Charleville on the Cork-Limerick border, left the club last month amid the club's well-publicised financial issues.

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Northern Ireland international Ryan McGivern returns home to sign for Linfield

Mon, Jul 23 2018

McGivern made six appearances for Sky Bet League Two club Swindon Town last season on a short-term deal.

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Striker Michael O'Connor joins Linfield from Shamrock Rovers

Mon, Jul 23 2018

The 19-year-old spent the first half of 2018 on loan at First Division Finn Harps, scoring three times for Ollie ...

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Republic of Ireland winger James McClean signs for Stoke City from West Bromwich Albion

Mon, Jul 23 2018

The 59-times-capped Derry native has forged a reputation as one of the most committed Ireland players while donning the green ...

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Former international Anthony Stokes joins Iranian side Tractor Sazi

Fri, Jul 20 2018

The 29-year-old has been without a club since leaving Greek Super League club Apollon Smyrni earlier in the summer.

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Ireland striker Leanne Kiernan joins Women's Super League newcomers West Ham United from Shelbourne

Wed, Jul 18 2018

The 19-year-old moves to London after a three-year stint with Shelbourne that's seen her score 37 league goals in three-and-a-half ...

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Ireland international Claire O'Riordan signs for German Bundesliga side MSV Duisburg

Tue, Jul 17 2018

The Limerick-born forward leaves Women's National League champions Wexford Youths in order to pursue full-time football in one of Europe's ...

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Ireland under-21 star Reece Grego-Cox joins Crawley Town

Tue, Jul 17 2018

The 21-year-old has signed a two-year deal after impressing on trial.

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Shelbourne aid title push with the signing of American midfielder Malinda Allen

Sun, Jul 15 2018

24-year-old Allen debuted during Saturday's home with Limerick and marked her debut with a goal as the Reds ran out ...

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