First Division

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Limerick

Fri, Mar 22 2019

Hoping to continue their impressive run of results since their opening day defeat to Bray Wanderers, Cabinteely host recently relegated ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Mar 22 2019

Galway United welcome Drogheda United to Eamonn Deacy Park this evening (kick-off 7.45pm) with both sides looking for a win ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Bray Wanderers

Fri, Mar 22 2019

Wexford are still looking to get their first point on the board as they welcome table-toppers Bray Wanderers (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Longford Town

Fri, Mar 22 2019

Athlone host near neighbours and fierce local rivals Longford Town in the opening El Clasico of the Midlands on Friday ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Second from bottom Cobh Ramblers lock horns with league leaders Shelbourne in a crucial clash in the SSE Airtricity First ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Mar 15 2019

Second from bottom Limerick will look to kick-start their disappointing start to season when they host Cobh Ramblers in a ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Wexford

Fri, Mar 15 2019

Title favourites Shelbourne were always going to take a few weeks to gel with so many new players being recruited ...

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Longford Town's Aodh Dervin - I thought we should've nicked it

Sat, Mar 09 2019

Longford Town held out for a one-one draw against a revitalised Cabinteely who threw everything at the Midlander’s during a ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Wexford

Sat, Mar 09 2019

Frustrating is the best word to describe the start of Cobh Rambler’s season as they welcome Wexford to St Colman’s ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Bray Wanderers

Fri, Mar 08 2019

Galway United return to League action on Friday night when they face league leaders Bray Wanderers in Eamonn Deacy Park ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Drogheda United

Thu, Mar 07 2019

Struggling Limerick will take on the challenge of Drogheda United in a vital encounter in the SSE Airtricity First Division ...

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Longford Town

Thu, Mar 07 2019

Looking to win their third competitive game on the spin, Cabinteely host Longford Town at Stradbrook on Friday evening in ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Mar 07 2019

Terry Butler will be delighted with the start his Athlone team have made to the season as they sit joint ...

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Longford Town's Anto Breslin: 'If we play like that every week we won't be beaten'

Sun, Mar 03 2019

The former Wolves underage player, buoyed by the three-goal win over Drogheda United on Saturday, believes that it will take ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Athlone Town

Sat, Mar 02 2019

With only one round of First Division matches played there isn’t much to work with in the way of established ...

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Jack Watson: 'We showed we can be as good as title favourites Shelbourne tonight'

Sat, Mar 02 2019

Cabinteely produced arguably the shock of the round in terms of results on Friday evening with a superb 3-2 win ...

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League Report: Shelbourne 2 - 3 Cabinteely

Fri, Mar 01 2019

Cabinteely stunned Dublin rivals Shelbourne by three goals to two in front of a bumper Tolka Park crowd on Friday ...

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Mar 01 2019

Longford Town welcome Drogheda United to the City Calling Stadium on Saturday evening for their first home game of the ...

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Limerick

Fri, Mar 01 2019

Bray Wanderers got life in the First Division off to the perfect start with a comprehensive 3-0 opening day win ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Cabinteely

Thu, Feb 28 2019

Shelbourne will take on the challenge of Cabinteely in a potentially explosive Dublin derby in the SSE Airtricity First Division ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Galway United

Thu, Feb 28 2019

After taking the lead against Athlone Town last week, Danny Furlong’s dismissal made it too hard for Wexford to keep ...

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Sam Verdon returns to Longford Town after a brief spell with Finn Harps

Wed, Feb 27 2019

First Division promotion hunters Longford Town have unveiled the re-capture of attacking midfield star Sam Verdon after a short stint ...

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League Report: Drogheda United 4 - 0 Cobh Ramblers

Sat, Feb 23 2019

Drogheda United got their 2019 campaign off to a terrific start after defeating Cobh Ramblers 4-0 at United Park on ...

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League Report: Cabinteely 0 - 3 Bray Wanderers

Fri, Feb 22 2019

Bray Wanderers enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 win over Cabinteely at Stradbrook, as Pat Devlin’s men begin their drive to gain ...

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League Report: Galway United 2 - 3 Shelbourne

Fri, Feb 22 2019

It was a barnstormer in Galway on Friday night as Galway United were defeated 2-3 by Shelbourne at Eamonn Deacy ...

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Extratime.ie staff predictions - 2019 First Division

Fri, Feb 22 2019

Last week saw the return of the Premier Division, and our writers bravely tipped last season’s double champions to once ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Wexford

Fri, Feb 22 2019

Athlone Town will be full of confidence heading into tonight’s league opener at home to Wexford having picked up a ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Cobh Ramblers

Fri, Feb 22 2019

Drogheda United get their 2019 First Division campaign underway on Friday night as they host Cobh Ramblers at United Park.

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Bray Wanderers

Fri, Feb 22 2019

Cabinteely are back in business in the First Division on Friday night as they entertain Bray Wanderers at Stradbrook. Kick-off ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Longford Town

Fri, Feb 22 2019

A long winter comes to an end for both Longford Town and Limerick on Friday evening, when the midlands club ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Shelbourne

Thu, Feb 21 2019

It’s been all change at Galway over the winter since Alan Murphy was appointed manager on a permanent basis.

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2019 Season Preview: Drogheda United

Thu, Feb 21 2019

In what again looks set to be a competitive First Division, Drogheda’s aim will be to again make a push ...

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2019 Season Preview - Shelbourne

Thu, Feb 21 2019

Paul Walsh looks at the First Division favourites' prospects for 2019.

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2019 Season Preview: Bray Wanderers

Thu, Feb 21 2019

Bray will be looking to bounce back at the first time of asking.

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2019 Season Preview - Limerick

Wed, Feb 20 2019

With a Limerick squad assembled mainly with young local talent, the sprinkle of experience may not be enough to instigate ...

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2019 Season Preview - Wexford

Wed, Feb 20 2019

Colmán Stanley looks at Wexford's prospects for the 2019 First Division season.

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2019 Season Preview - Galway United

Wed, Feb 20 2019

Manager Alan Murphy is putting his faith in the young talent at the club and, with the manager having coached ...

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Croke re-signs for Wexford

Thu, Feb 14 2019

Wexford FC have announced that midfielder Thomas Croke has re-signed with the club for the 2019 season.

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Off-field revolution fuels renewed positivity as Bray Wanderers face first season back in the First Division

Wed, Jan 30 2019

January 2018 was a dark time for Bray Wanderers. Just 12 months ago, a feeling of anxiety bordering on despair ...

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Gary Shanahan - Every manager has their own approach to training and matches so it's interesting learning different styles

Sun, Dec 02 2018

Gary Shanahan signed for Galway United in December 2013 and, now heading into his sixth season with the club, has ...

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'Recovery going to plan' for Hyland as he signs for fourth year

Sun, Nov 18 2018

Drogheda United’s squad for 2019 has risen to eight as Jake Hyland signed a new deal with the club.

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UCD's Collie O'Neill and Gary O'Neill win First Division Manager and Player of the Year at PFAI Awards

Sun, Nov 11 2018

The two O’Neills, who aren’t related, were central to the Students’ successful campaign which saw them promoted as champions and ...

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End of Season Report Card 2018 - Cabinteely

Thu, Nov 08 2018

Cabo finished 7th after an inconsistent year in this years First Division.

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Johnny Glynn - The thing with the First Division is that if you get off to a bad start it's hard to recover

Sat, Nov 03 2018

Throughout his career Johnny Glynn lined out for various clubs at a high level both in Ireland and abroad, winning ...

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Boost for Drogheda United as Tim Clancy to continue as manager

Sat, Oct 27 2018

Clancy had been linked with the vacant hotseat at Shelbourne – who Drogheda knocked out of the play-off – following ...

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Heary today, gone tomorrow - Shelbourne opt not to renew manager's contract

Wed, Oct 17 2018

Owen Heary departs after two-and-a-half seasons at Tolka Park

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Brian O'Sullivan unveiled as new Wexford FC boss

Fri, Oct 12 2018

First Division strugglers Wexford FC have confirmed that former Bluebell United manager Brian O’Sullivan as their new boss for the ...

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Play-off Preview: Drogheda United -v- Finn Harps

Fri, Oct 12 2018

Having overcome the challenge of Shelbourne on Monday, Drogheda United go straight back into play-off action as they welcome Finn ...

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Play-off Preview: Drogheda United -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Oct 05 2018

Drogheda United turn their attention to the play-off against Shelbourne after securing the spot with wins over Longford Town and ...

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League Report: Longford Town 2 - 2 UCD

Sun, Sep 23 2018

A positive second half display from Longford Town saw them claw back First Division champions UCD at City Calling Stadium ...

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