Shamrock Rovers ended Dundalk’s interest in the 2013 EA Sports Cup on Tuesday evening as they battled to a 1-0 victory.
Robbie Keane will not feature in the upcoming friendlies against both England and Georgia in the coming weeks due to club commitments with LA Galaxy, according to the FAI.
The fixtures dates for the Second Round of the FAI Ford Cup have been finalised and are as follows:
The FAI has confirmed that Norwich City midfielder Anthony Pilkington has withdrawn from the Irish squad for their upcoming summer games. The 24 year-old played in the last three league games for his club and scored last Sunday against Manchester City.
The Airtricity League Premier Division fixture between Sligo Rovers and Dundalk, which was postponed last Saturday because of a waterlogged pitch, has been re-arranged for Tuesday, May 28, at 7.45pm in The Showgrounds.
After a fortnight break, The Extratime.ie Sportscast has returned. Hosted by Stephen Pollard, the podcast primarily focuses on football in Ireland - League Of Ireland, Women's National League and their derivative competitions. Free to subscribe to and downloadable from iTunes, available here.
Drogheda Utd began their defence of the EA Sports Cup with a comprehensive win over Longford Town in Hunky Dory Park on Monday night.
Cork City easily progressed to the second round of the EA Sports Cup as they saw off Wexford Youths 4-0 in Ferrycarrig Park.
Extratime goals from Chris Lyons and Kevin O'Leary helped Bohemians to a 4-2 victory over Bray Wanderers in the second round of the EA Cup at Dalymount Park on Tuesday night.
Sligo Rovers stormed through to the quarter-finals of the EA Sports Cup after a 4-0 victory over Mervue United on Monday night.