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Henderson marks late Wexford equaliser 'a disgrace' as Cobh draw opener

Sat, Feb 25 2017

Stephen Henderson was an annoyed character when he spoke to the assembled media in the aftermath of his side’s opening ...

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Mathews pleased with Longford start

Sat, Feb 25 2017

Shelboure and Longford Town played out a scoreless draw at Tolka Park on Friday night. Town had a penalty late ...

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Athlone Town release statement on floodlight failure

Sat, Feb 25 2017

Athlone Town have released a statement following their 1-0 home win over Waterford United regarding the floodlight failure which resulted ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Wexford FC

Sat, Feb 25 2017

Wexford FC make the journey along the south coast to St. Colman’s Park to face Cobh Ramblers for their opening ...

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League Report: Cabinteely 0 - 1 UCD

Sat, Feb 25 2017

A New season and new faces aplenty in this South Dublin derby between Cabinteely and UCD. Despite many new players ...

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Jonathan Creamer leaves Cobh

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Cobh Ramblers confirmed this morning that striker Jonathan Creamer has left the club

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Longford Town

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Shelbourne will get their league campaign underway with an intriguing clash at home to newly-relegated Longford Town.

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Season Preview 2017 - Waterford

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Dave Donnelly previews First Division favourites Waterford's chances in 2017.

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Season Preview 2017 - Athlone Town

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Paul Corcoran's previews Athlone Town's 2017 chances.

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Season Preview 2017 - Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Mike Hanley looks at Cobh Ramblers' chances of improving on last season's third-place finish.

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Season Preview 2017 - UCD

Fri, Feb 24 2017

John McDermott previews the Students' prospects as they look to exit the First Division at the third attempt.

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Season Preview 2017 - Longford Town

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Andrew Dempsey assess Longford's chances of returning to the Premier Division at the first attempt.

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Season Preview 2017 - Shelbourne

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Mark Quinlan looks at the Reds' prospects for 2017.

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Season Preview 2017 - Cabinteely

Fri, Feb 24 2017

John Manning previews Cabinteely's prospects of improving on their seventh-place finish in last season's First Division

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Season Preview 2017 - Wexford

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Cian Hartford looks forward to the newly-formed Wexford's first season as a 'new' club

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Owen Heary: 'You're wondering with boards, do they pay players or let them go?'

Thu, Feb 23 2017

The Shels boss is determined not to allow Longford or Waterford run away with the league

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League Preview: Cabinteely FC -v- UCD

Thu, Feb 23 2017

Cabinteely play host to UCD at Stradbrook in the opening round of the 2017 First Division. Although the South County ...

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Damian Locke: 'It's a new club and a new lease for Wexford'

Thu, Feb 16 2017

The new Wexford is confident that his team will compete at the top end of the First Division in the ...

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Henderson hoping Cobh can survive the year in order to have crack at promotion in 2018

Thu, Feb 16 2017

Cobh Ramblers have one of the best coaches in Ireland working with them in Stuart Ashton, according to manager Stephen ...

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Cobh Ramblers unmask #JoinPaul with big video reveal

Thu, Jan 19 2017

The hashtag garnered attention the length and breadth of Ireland, with fans of the Rams and other League of Ireland ...

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Cobh Ramblers want you to #JoinPaul

Sun, Jan 15 2017

Gabbo is coming! GABBO IS COMING! If you remember the 1993 season four finale of the Simpsons, you will recall ...

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Cobh Ramblers appoint Trevor Cummins as strength and conditioning coach

Mon, Jan 09 2017

Cummins, who is currently carving out a career as a health and fitness professional, returns to the St. Colmans's Park ...

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Cabinteely appoint Eddie Wallace as head of recruitment

Mon, Jan 09 2017

Wallace began the 2015 season as head coach of Athlone.

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Shelbourne announce change to pre-season schedule

Mon, Jan 09 2017

Shelbourne's pre-season schedule has been amended with the news the friendly against Bohemians on Friday, January 27th will now be ...

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Waterford confirm underage backroom appointments

Fri, Jan 06 2017

Waterford have today confirmed the appointments of new managers for the club’s under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 teams.

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Shelbourne unveil new jersey for 2017

Thu, Jan 05 2017

The (currently) sponsorless patterned shirt, produced by Macron, replaces the plain design of last year.

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Cobh Ramblers appoint Stuart Ashton as assistant manager

Wed, Jan 04 2017

In 2013, Ashton was the caretaker manager of Cork City prior to John Caulfield's appointment.

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Cobh Ramblers announce friendly schedule

Wed, Jan 04 2017

Cobh Ramblers have announced details of some pre-season friendlies. In all, the SSE Airtricity First Division outfit plan to play ...

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Cabinteely appoint Graham O'Hanlon to backroom staff as two more re-sign

Wed, Jan 04 2017

Cabinteely have announced the appointment of Graham O'Hanlon as first team coach.

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Waterford unveil Pat Fenlon and Alan Reynolds as new management team

Mon, Jan 02 2017

Waterford have announced the appointment of Pat Fenlon and Alan Reynolds as director of football and head coach respectively ahead ...

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Cabo sign three more from 2016 squad

Fri, Dec 23 2016

Cabinteely have today increased their 2017 squad to 16 players with the re-signing of goalkeeper Jack Menton and defensive duo ...

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Club captain Victor Ekanem among three more Cabo signings

Wed, Dec 21 2016

Cabinteely have continued their recent signing spree with the news that Victor Ekanem, Andy McGovern and Adam Maher have committed ...

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Jake Kelly one of three to sign with Longford for 2017 season

Wed, Dec 21 2016

Longford Town’s preparations for the 2017 First Division season continue as manager Alan Mathews completed the signing of Jake Kelly, ...

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Captain Aaron Brilly among five re-signed at Cabinteely

Tue, Dec 20 2016

Pat Devlin has continued to be proactive in his role as Cabinteely’s first team manager and director of football by ...

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Wexford sign John McKeown from play-off conquerors Drogheda

Tue, Dec 20 2016

The former Cabinteely captain was part of the Drogs team which relegated his new employers from the top flight in ...

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Cabinteely sign Shelbourne captain Doyle as Gormley returns as first team coach

Mon, Dec 19 2016

Daire Doyle will also assist Devlin in a coaching capacity alongside Eddie Gormley, who returns as first team coach after ...

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Pat Devlin appointed Cabinteely manager and director of football

Tue, Dec 13 2016

News of Devlin’s appointment on a three-year-deal broke at a news conference held by the club earlier today where chairman ...

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Cobh retain a further ten of 2016 squad

Tue, Dec 06 2016

Henderson's young side overachieved last season as they pipped a fancied UCD side to the last play-off place and reached ...

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Longford Town sign Dylan McGlade from Pats

Mon, Dec 05 2016

The Dubliner joined the Saints from Shelbourne at the beginning of last season but found first team opportunities difficult to ...

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Cobh Ramblers re-sign quartet for 2017

Wed, Nov 30 2016

Cobh Ramblers have re-signed four players from their 2016 squad ahead of the upcoming First Division season as Ian Mylod, ...

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Cobh Ramblers sign Craig Donnellan from Cork City

Tue, Nov 29 2016

20-year-old Donnellan joined the Rams along with City under-19 teammate Connor Ellis in July and made nine appearances, including seven ...

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Wexford Youths announce Damian Locke as their new manager

Fri, Nov 25 2016

Wexford Youths have announced that Damian Locke has been appointed as their new manager ahead of the 2017 First Division ...

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Adam O'Connor re-signs with Shelbourne

Thu, Nov 24 2016

In what has been busy few days for Shelbourne manager Owen Heary, he added to his squad for 2017 once ...

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Noel Haverty re-signs with Longford

Wed, Nov 23 2016

Longford Town have announced the signing of defender Noel Haverty for the 2017 SSE Airtricity League Season.

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Longford announce pre-season friendlies, while seven re-sign at the City Calling Stadium

Wed, Nov 23 2016

Longford Town may have been relegated to the First Division but their fans will get plenty of opportunity to see ...

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Season Review 2016 - UCD

Tue, Nov 22 2016

We take a look at how UCD did in 2016.

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Shelbourne re-sign youngsters Tuite and Murphy

Mon, Nov 21 2016

Monday’s announcement means that Heary’s Shelbourne squad now stands at nine.

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Season Review 2016 - Shelbourne

Wed, Nov 16 2016

Josh Dolan looks back on a disappointing season for the Reds.

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Former Ireland under-21 international completes Waterford United takeover

Mon, Nov 14 2016

London-born Lee Power is also owner and chairman of English club Swindon Town.

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2016 Season Review - Cobh Ramblers

Thu, Nov 03 2016

Our review of 2016 for First Division side Cobh Ramblers

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