First Division

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Damian Locke and Wexford part ways

Sat, Jul 14 2018

It has been announced that Wexford FC have parted ways with manager Damian Locke.

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Galway United

Sat, Jul 14 2018

Stephen Henderson’s side are eleven points off the playoff spots in the First Division at this point of the season ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne - v - Drogheda United

Thu, Jul 12 2018

Sitting second in the table Shelbourne will be hoping that they extend their one point lead ahead of third placed ...

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Galway United part ways with Stephen Kenny

Tue, Jul 10 2018

Galway United have confirmed that midfielder Stephen Kenny has left the club by mutual consent.

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Finn Harps

Fri, Jul 06 2018

Drogheda United's hunt for immediate promotion back to the Premier Division continues as they well fellow relegated side Finn Harps ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Jul 06 2018

UCD will look to exorcise the ghosts of last weekend’s 5-1 humbling to promotion rivals Longford Town when they face ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Jul 06 2018

Alan Murphy's reign as Galway United manager begins with the visit of the league's bottom side, Athlone Town, to Eamonn ...

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Wexford deducted points and fined for fielding suspended player against Athlone Town

Wed, Jul 04 2018

Damian Locke introduced Thomas Croke as a 65th-minute substitute for Ryan Nolan, unaware that he was on the suspensions list ...

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Galway United striker Alan Murphy takes over as manager until the end of the season

Tue, Jul 03 2018

The club legend replaces former manager Shane Keegan, who was relieved of his first-team management duties during the mid-season break.

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Confusion as Wexford field 'suspended' player in Friday's win over Athlone

Sun, Jul 01 2018

Wexford midfirlder Thomas Croke appeared as a substitute during Friday's 1-0 win over Athlone despite appearing on a suspensions list ...

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League Report: Drogheda United 2 - 1 Cobh Ramblers

Sat, Jun 30 2018

Drogheda United closed the gap to league leaders UCD to four points with a 2-1 win over Cobh Ramblers at ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Wexford

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Athlone Town welcome second-from-bottom Wexford to Lissywollen in search of their first win in more than a year (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Mid-season Report Card - Drogheda United

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Drogheda are currently second in the First Division, level on points with third-placed Shelbourne.

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Drogheda United will look to return to both winning and goalscoring ways when they face Cobh Ramblers on Friday evening ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Longford Town

Fri, Jun 29 2018

UCD will look to strengthen their already solid title aspirations with a home win over Longford Town at the UCD ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Jun 28 2018

The Tribesmen will be looking for an upturn in their fortunes in their first game back after the mid-season break ...

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Aodh Dervin: 'I always dreamt of making my debut for Longford Town - I had to pinch myself when it happened'

Thu, Jun 28 2018

After honing his undoubted talent in the Longford and District Schoolboys League as a fresh-faced novice, Aodh Dervin has established ...

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Mid-season Report Card - Shelbourne

Mon, Jun 25 2018

There was a real sense of anticipation at Tolka Park before the season began as the Reds looked, for the ...

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Mid-season Report Card - Longford Town

Mon, Jun 25 2018

There was a genuine feeling before the start of the season that Longford Town were title contenders before a ball ...

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Mid-Season Report Card - UCD

Wed, Jun 20 2018

UCD sit atop of the First Division table at the mid-way point but can they sustain it in the second ...

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Mid-Season Report Card - Galway United

Wed, Jun 20 2018

Galway United may be about to have new owners but they are also in search for a new a manager ...

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Galway United members vote in favour of proposed Saudi takeover

Mon, Jun 18 2018

The investors, believed to be led by the former Al-Hilal vice chairman Abdulrahman Al-Nemer, reportedly plans to invest €500,000 even ...

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Galway United part company with manager Shane Keegan

Mon, Jun 18 2018

The Laois man had five months left to run on a two-year deal.

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Multiple comings and goings take place at Athlone Town Stadium

Sun, Jun 17 2018

Athlone Town have announced that no less than ten players who have all departed the club this week for various ...

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Conor Keeley:'We didn't let late French tackles affect our performance - we stood up and showed no fear'

Sun, Jun 17 2018

Cabinteely defender Conor Keeley spoke proudly after playing his part in Ireland’s College and University team earning their first-ever win ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- UCD

Fri, Jun 15 2018

Fourth-in-the-table Harps play host to table-topping UCD at Finn Park on Friday night (kick-off 8pm).

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Jun 15 2018

Cobh currently sit in eighth, three points behind fellow county men Cabinteely, as they prepare to host Athlone Town at ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Galway United

Fri, Jun 15 2018

A heavily depleted Galway United make the trip southwards to Wexford on Friday night in the SSE Airtricity First Division ...

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Drogheda United

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Longford Town play host to First Division promotion rivals Drogheda United at the City Calling Stadium in a mammoth First ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne v Cabinteely

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Shelbourne will be looking to build on last weekend’s thumping of basement side Athlone Town with a Dublin derby win ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Finn Harps

Thu, Jun 07 2018

With seven wins, four draws and four losses apiece in the First Division, Galway United and Finn Harps face each ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Cabinteely

Fri, Jun 01 2018

Drogheda could find themselves top of the league for the first time since March should they take all three points ...

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Galway United

Fri, Jun 01 2018

Longford Town will be hoping to kickstart their faltering promotion ambitions with a potentially massive home win against Shane Keegan’s ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Jun 01 2018

Finn Harps will look to right the wrongs of their disappointing away draw to Wexford with a convincing home win ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Wexford

Fri, Jun 01 2018

After stopping the rot of three successive league draws, Owen Heary’s promotion chasing Shelbourne will look to catapult themselves back ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Drogheda United

Fri, May 25 2018

Galway United chase a third win on the bounce in aid of their title challenge as they welcome fellow promotion-contenders ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Shelbourne

Fri, May 25 2018

In-form Cobh Ramblers will take on the challenge of mid-table Shelbourne in what promises to be an intriguing First Division ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Finn Harps

Thu, May 24 2018

Wexford will hope home comforts help them secure a much-needed win after a dreadful run of five successive league defeats ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Longford Town

Thu, May 24 2018

Athlone Town will be looking for revenge when they host near neighbours Longford Town in the First Division after 11 ...

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League Report: Cabinteely 1 - 2 Galway United

Sun, May 20 2018

It was a game of ifs, buts and maybes at Stradbrook this Sunday afternoon as Cabinteely will see themselves as ...

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Galway United

Sun, May 20 2018

For the first time this May, Cabinteely will be looking forward to their first home in almost a month against ...

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Shelbourne

Sat, May 19 2018

Longford Town welcome Shelbourne to City Calling Stadium this evening as they look to secure three points and their third ...

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League Report: UCD 3 - 0 Athlone Town

Fri, May 18 2018

UCD secured a 3-0 victory over bottom of the table Athlone Town at the UCD Bowl on Friday evening thanks ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, May 18 2018

Finn Harps welcome Cobh Ramblers to Finn Park on Friday evening looking to extend their unbeaten run to six games ...

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League Preview: UCD -v- Athlone Town

Fri, May 18 2018

UCD will look to bounce back from last week's defeat to Galway United when they welcome Athlone Town to the ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Drogheda United

Fri, May 11 2018

Bottom-of-the-league Athlone Town welcome Drogheda United to Lissywollen (kick-off 7.45pm) on the back of a five-game losing streak.

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League Preview: Galway United -v- UCD

Fri, May 11 2018

Galway United will look to home comforts as they look to bounce back from a midweek defeat to Finn Harps ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Finn Harps

Fri, May 11 2018

Promotion-chasing Shelbourne take on the challenge of Finn Harps in a vital clash in the SSE Airtricity First Division at ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Longford Town

Sat, May 05 2018

Cobh Ramblers host Longford Town in the first of two meetings in four days for the sides at St Colman's ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Drogheda United

Fri, May 04 2018

Finn Harps will be looking for their third straight league win when they host Drogheda United at Finn Park on ...

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