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EA Sports Cup Preview: Cabinteely -v- Crumlin United

Sat, Mar 07 2020

Crumlin United’s last competitive outing against a League of Ireland side saw them fall to a 4-1 defeat away to ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Dundalk

Fri, Mar 06 2020

Ollie Horgan’s enjoyed a strong start to the season with a win over Sligo Rovers and a draw with rivals ...

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Mar 06 2020

Keith Long’s team are looking to return to winning ways after a defeat at Derry last Friday means they remain ...

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League Preview: Wexford -v- Galway United

Thu, Mar 05 2020

Wexford will be going into Friday night looking to get their first win of the season when Galway United visit ...

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Longford Town

Fri, Feb 28 2020

Longford came out on top on all three occasions last term

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Cabinteely

Fri, Feb 28 2020

Cabinteely enter tonight's proceedings off the back of an opening day win over Bray Wanderers

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- St. Patrick's Athletic

Thu, Feb 27 2020

Shels and the Saints have met each 14 times in total since 2011 with St. Pat’s enjoying the bragging rights ...

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League Preview: Cork City -v- Finn Harps

Thu, Feb 27 2020

It’s been a tough start to 2020 for Neale Fenn’s side with the Rebels sitting at the bottom of the ...

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League Preview: Derry City -v- Bohemians

Thu, Feb 27 2020

The 4 league games between these two teams last season resulted in 3 draws and a win for Bohemians with ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Shelbourne

Sun, Feb 23 2020

Newly promoted Shelbourne make the trip to the North-West on Monday night (kick-off 8pm), the last time the sides met ...

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League Preview: Dundalk -v- Cork City

Sun, Feb 23 2020

Dundalk entertain Cork City at Oriel Park on Monday night in the first set of double fixture weekends of the ...

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League Preview: St Patrick's Athletic -v- Derry City

Sun, Feb 23 2020

Derry City make the visit to Richmond Park on Monday night (kick-off 7.45pm) and manager Stephen O’Donnell is conscious of ...

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Sligo Rovers

Sun, Feb 23 2020

The hosts will be buoyed by the news that full-back Andy Lyons is expected to make his return to the ...

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Athlone Town

Thu, Feb 20 2020

While a large contingent from last year’s squad has been retained at Galway, manager Alan Murphy has also strengthened his ...

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League Report: Cork City 0 - 1 Shelbourne

Sat, Feb 15 2020

With five minutes remaining, former Cork City striker Ciaran Kilduff rose highest to head in cleanly past Liam Bossin in ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- Sligo Rovers

Fri, Feb 14 2020

Harps and Rovers faced each other 5 times last season including an EA Sports Cup tie

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League Preview: Cork City -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Feb 14 2020

Ian Morris faces into his first game in charge at the top tier of Irish football in a somewhat unusual ...

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League Preview: Dundalk -v- Derry City

Thu, Feb 13 2020

Vinny Perth will be without John Mountney and Sean Murray

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League Preview: St Patrick's Athletic -v- Waterford

Thu, Feb 13 2020

The Saints have been busy during the League of Ireland off-season – bringing in as many as eight new recruits ...

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President's Cup Preview: Dundalk -v- Shamrock Rovers

Sat, Feb 08 2020

The Lilywhites were denied a historic treble against the Hoops in November, with Stephen Bradley’s side ending a 32-year famine

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EURO 2020 Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland -v- Denmark

Sun, Nov 17 2019

The Boys in Green eased past New Zealand on Thursday evening, but they will be acutely aware that the threat ...

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EURO 2020 Qualifier Preview: Northern Ireland -v- Netherlands

Sat, Nov 16 2019

The Michael O’Neill managerial era with Northern Ireland is coming to an end but he will continue to double job ...

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International Friendly Preview: Republic of Ireland -v-New Zealand

Wed, Nov 13 2019

The Boys in Green were victorious in their previous friendly encounter at home to Bulgaria, with a comfortable 3-1 win

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WFAI Cup Final Preview: Peamount United -v- Wexford Youths

Sat, Nov 02 2019

Peas were defeated in last year’s decider by a solitary goal from Katrina Parrock in the first-half despite a late ...

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Play-Off Final Preview: Finn Harps -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Nov 01 2019

Harps trail the tie after a first-leg defeat by a solitary goal, with Drogheda forward Chris Lyons scoring with a ...

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Play-Off Final Preview: Drogheda United -v- Finn Harps

Mon, Oct 28 2019

The United Park showdown comes just three days after the win over Cabo, with defender Luke McNally scoring a sensational ...

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League Preview: Waterford -v- UCD

Fri, Oct 25 2019

UCD are winless in the league since July, when they defeated Bohemians at the UCD Bowl

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League Preview: Derry City -v- Finn Harps

Fri, Oct 25 2019

Derry City fell to a bitterly disappointing 3-1 defeat at home to St Patrick’s Athletic last time out, a result ...

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League Preview: Dundalk -v- St Patrick's Athletic

Fri, Oct 25 2019

The Lilywhites had already secured a fifth title in six years last month thanks to a 3-2 win over second-placed ...

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League Preview: Bohemians -v- Sligo Rovers

Thu, Oct 24 2019

Pender confirmed at a press conference on Thursday afternoon that he will retire from football after the visit of the ...

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League Play-Off Preview: Drogheda United -v- Cabinteely

Thu, Oct 24 2019

Drogheda fell behind last week through Kieran ‘Marty’ Waters excellent early strike, before Jake Hyland levelled in the second period

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Cork City

Thu, Oct 24 2019

Shamrock Rovers head into their final league game of the year with 72 points to their name from 35 league ...

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Derry City

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Derry City have won one of their previous four league outings – with a 4-0 win at home over Cork ...

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League Preview: St Patrick's Athletic -v- Bohemians

Fri, Oct 18 2019

The Inchicore side trail Bohs by eight points with three games left (Pat’s have a game in hand against Derry ...

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League Preview: Cork City -v- Dundalk

Fri, Oct 18 2019

Vinny Perth’s Lilywhites have only conceded nine goals away from home in the league all season, while also scoring 30 ...

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League Play-Off Preview: Cabinteely -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Oct 18 2019

Since Cabinteely’s introduction to the League of Ireland in 2015, the sides have met on ten occasions, with Drogheda winning ...

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EURO 2020 Qualifier Preview: Switzerland -v- Republic of Ireland

Mon, Oct 14 2019

Switzerland fell to defeat last time out against Denmark in Copenhagen despite dominating much of the game in Scandinavia

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League Play-Off Preview: Longford Town -v- Cabinteely

Fri, Oct 11 2019

Longford have only conceded eight league goals at home this term, the joint best in the division along with eventual ...

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Euro 2021 European Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland U21 -v- Italy U21

Thu, Oct 10 2019

Ireland are currently enjoying top spot in the group taking maximum points in their first three games with Iceland on ...

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EURO 2021 Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland -v- Ukraine

Mon, Oct 07 2019

The Republic of Ireland have never met the Ukraine before in a competitive outing

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Shamrock Rovers

Sat, Oct 05 2019

Sligo Rovers have had an impressive record against Stephen Bradley’s side this year, winning, drawing and losing once

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League Preview: St Patrick's Athletic -v- Waterford

Fri, Oct 04 2019

St Patrick’s Athletic are unbeaten under new manager Stephen O’Donnell with two draws and two wins under his belt as ...

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League Play-Off Preview: Cabinteely -v- Longford Town

Thu, Oct 03 2019

Rob Manley’s 17 league goals have amounted to 44% of the Green and White’s total league tally for 2019 – ...

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League Preview: Finn Harps -v- UCD

Thu, Oct 03 2019

Harps are just six points ahead of The Students with four games left to play and the Donegal club will ...

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UEFA Youth League Preview: Bohemians U19 -v- PAOK

Wed, Oct 02 2019

The Greek side reached the play-off rounds of last year’s competition, where they were edged out by a single goal ...

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FAI Cup Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Dundalk

Sat, Sep 28 2019

Liam Buckley has led his re-invigorated Sligo to the last four of the FAI Cup during his first year at ...

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FAI Cup Preview: Bohemians -v- Shamrock Rovers

Thu, Sep 26 2019

Bohemians have had a rather turbulent journey to the last four of the cup, only edging past First Division opposition ...

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League Preview: Derry City -v- Cork City

Thu, Sep 26 2019

Declan Devine’s side are still pushing to ensure a European place for next season with five games left to play ...

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Leinster Senior Cup Preview: UCD -v- Crumlin United

Mon, Sep 23 2019

The Students are winless at home in the Leinster Senior Cup since 2017 – when they defeated Drogheda United by ...

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League Preview: Dundalk -v- Shamrock Rovers

Mon, Sep 23 2019

However, a draw for Dundalk would see them remain 12 points clear of Shamrock Rovers, who would then need to ...

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