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Draft First Division fixture list drawn up

Fri, Jan 24 2020

The draft fixture list is in line with the dates previously advised and based on 11 teams competing in the ...

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Darren Meenan re-signs for Athlone as Adrian Carberry's side take shape for 2020

Tue, Jan 21 2020

News of Meenan’s re-signing for the Blue and Black of the Midlands follows the news that John Morgan has also ...

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Athlone bring in five more players ahead of opening Women's National League campaign

Mon, Jan 20 2020

Sisters Leah and Kayla Brady, Clodagh Dillon, Bronagh Kane and Angelina De Rosa have all committed to the Midlands club ...

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First Division Athlone begin off-season recruitment drive with three new recruits

Thu, Jan 16 2020

Galway United duo Ronan Asgari and Joshua Keane Quinlivan, along with Irish Defence Forces international Scott Delaney have all signed ...

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Athlone Town ramp up Women's National League preparations with three new signings

Wed, Jan 15 2020

Fiona Owens, Laura Mathews and Jessica Hennessy have all committed to The Town for the 2020 season

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Opinion: The First Division Alliance is a necessary front amid the backdrop of blatant disrespect from the FAI and NLEC

Sat, Jan 11 2020

However, in light of the Shannonsiders’ exit from the League of Ireland, a vacancy of sorts had been created – ...

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Opinion: The First Division Alliance are wrong on Shamrock Rovers II - but the dictatorial approach must stop

Sat, Jan 11 2020

Why they chose a nine-team division as their hill to die on is anybody’s guess. When the next crisis arrives, ...

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Longford Town the first to host Shamrock Rovers II as new promotion play-off structure revealed

Fri, Jan 10 2020

The Hoops’ reserve side will line out as the tenth side in the league following the dissolution of Limerick but ...

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Shamrock Rovers II set to take part in the 2020 First Division

Thu, Jan 09 2020

News of the Hoops second-string’s admittance to the second tier comes amid the backdrop of strong opposition to the proposal ...

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Quiz: Can you name the last 10 top scorers in the First Division?

Wed, Jan 08 2020

And to make it a bit more challenging (if it wasn’t hard enough!), you'll have to answer them in order

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Warrenpoint bolster their ranks with the signing of former Athlone and Longford midfielder Kealan Dillon

Fri, Jan 03 2020

The 25-year-old spent the 2019 League of Ireland season at Athlone Town, where he made 26 appearances for the Blue ...

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First Division Alliance calls for nine-team First Division amid efforts to enter Shamrock Rovers B side in second tier

Tue, Dec 31 2019

Clubs had been due to vote on whether to admit Rovers B in recent days but it appears the decision ...

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New Athlone boss Adrian Carberry: 'It's a huge club with a massive history - It's important that the players are made aware of that'

Sat, Dec 21 2019

Carberry – a UEFA Pro Licence holder – will combine the role as Athlone boss with his position as the ...

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Terry Butler appointed Leixlip United boss after Athlone departure

Fri, Dec 20 2019

Butler saw his rein in charge of First Division ended last week, before Adrian Carberry was installed as the new ...

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Adrian Carberry appointed new Athlone Town boss

Thu, Dec 19 2019

The UEFA Pro Licence holder takes over the reins at Lissywoolen having played with the club previously

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Terry Butler departs Athlone by mutual consent

Sat, Dec 14 2019

Assistant Mitch Whitty and first team coach Aaron Shanahan have also both departed the club in light of Butler’s exit.

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Parents - It's never too late to educate

Mon, Dec 09 2019

If, as the majority of parents, you want to find out more, in order to make a more informed decision ...

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Mon, Dec 02 2019

For the third season in a row, the SSE Airticity League of Ireland has seen an increase in attendances. The ...

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Athlone Town latest club to join So Hotels Women's National League

Wed, Nov 20 2019

The Midlander’s, who already have had a team playing in the Women's under-17 National League for the last two seasons, ...

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Leinster Senior Cup Final Report: St Patrick's Athletic 4 - 0 Athlone Town

Sat, Nov 16 2019

Shorn of all their senior players, a team made up of under-17 and under-19 players triumphed thanks to goals from ...

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Leinster Senior Cup Final Preview: St Patrick's Athletic -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Nov 15 2019

The Saints saw off Sheriff YC in the last round of the competition, as extra-time goals from substitutes Kyle Robinson ...

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PFAI First Division Team of the Year released with five Longford and two Shelbourne representatives

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Shelbourne duo Ryan Brennan and Luke Byrne have both made the cut, along with the Drogheda United pairing of Sean ...

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Athlone Town reach Leinster Senior Cup final

Sat, Oct 19 2019

The Blue and Black of the Midlands were due to face Bohemians in the semi-final, but that game appears to ...

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First Division Round-up: Shels cap off title-winning campaign in style as Drogheda falter in Bray

Sun, Sep 22 2019

Dean Delany also brought the curtain down on an illustrious 23-year career as he lifted the trophy with Shelbourne supporter’s ...

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League Report: Athlone Town 2 - 2 Galway United

Sun, Sep 22 2019

Conor Melody took the lead for the visitors in the first half, but it was the second half which saw ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Galway United

Sat, Sep 21 2019

It has been another tough season for the Midlands club and their current form reflects it. The side have not ...

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Terry Butler: 'This year was about settling things down'

Sun, Sep 15 2019

The Blue and Black of the Midlands are guaranteed to finish second from bottom in the First Division table, an ...

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League Report: Cabinteely 3 - 1 Athlone Town

Fri, Sep 13 2019

Cabinteely comfortably sealed their place in the First Division playoffs for the first time in their brief League of Ireland ...

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League Preview: Cabinteely -v- Athlone Town

Thu, Sep 12 2019

Cabinteely head into the pivotal clash off the back of a point against Cobh Ramblers last time out

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Declan 'Fabio' O'Brien comes out of retirement with Leinster Senior League side Hartstown Huntstown

Mon, Sep 02 2019

The LSL Senior Sunday 1B side have won all four of their opening league fixtures and have strengthened further with ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Drogheda United

Fri, Aug 30 2019

Athlone head into this game sitting ninth in the league, two points behind eighth placed Galway and six points clear ...

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Opinion: There are only two certainties in life - death, taxes and the Leinster Senior Cup

Wed, Aug 21 2019

A wise man once said ‘there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes.’ The wise man was only ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Aug 16 2019

The Super Blues have been on a slump of late and will be looking for a much needed home win ...

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Three non-league sides join heavyweights in the hat for tonight's FAI Cup last 16 draw

Mon, Aug 12 2019

Inishown League side Glengad United join Leinster Senior League champions Crumlin United and Lucan United in the draw for the ...

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FAI Cup midlands derby postponed and rescheduled due to waterlogged pitch

Sat, Aug 10 2019

The game between the midlands rivals will now take place on Tuesday, August 13th at City Calling Stadium with a ...

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Dean Casey returns to Cabinteely following short stint with Athlone

Sun, Aug 04 2019

The wide player made twenty appearances for the Blue and Black of the Midlands before making his return to Cabinteely

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First Division round-up: Longford ease past Athlone as Cabo soar once more

Fri, Aug 02 2019

Cabinteely also secured a comprehensive three-nil win over Limerick as Bray stuck five past a leaky Wexford defence

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Longford Town

Fri, Aug 02 2019

Longford Town have won eleven of the previous 14 meeting between the pair of First Division rivals

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FAI Cup first round dates, times and venues confirmed

Tue, Jul 30 2019

The draw which was made at the Aviva Stadium in July saw holders Dundalk drawn away to Cobh Ramblers

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Athlone Town

Fri, Jul 26 2019

Bray come into this game on a positive note, winning and drawing their last two matches

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Cabinteely unveil re-signing of Robert McGee as six depart ahead of First Division promotion chase

Thu, Jul 25 2019

McGee returns to the fold at Stradbrook following a brief spell away while Ollie Hamzat, Nika Kalandarishvili, Sean Fitzpatrick, Adam ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Shelbourne

Fri, Jul 19 2019

Athlone Town boss Terry Butler wants his team to rise to the challenge when they take on league leaders Shelbourne ...

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Terry Butler: 'There's a lot of belief in the squad and we'll see where we go'

Tue, Jul 09 2019

Athlone Town have been drawn away to Longford Town in the first round of the FAI Cup

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League Report: Athlone Town 3 - 1 Wexford

Sat, Jul 06 2019

Without a win their last 14 games, Athlone were looking to quench their thirst on the back of two draws ...

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Athlone Town sign former Bohemians midfielder Jamie Hamilton

Sun, Jun 30 2019

The former Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers underage player made his debut as a substitute in Friday night’s 1-1 draw with ...

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First Division Round-up: Top three all win as Longford stay four points behind leaders Shelbourne

Sun, Jun 30 2019

Longford Town returned to second place in the First Division courtesy of a hard-fought 1-0 win over Cobh Ramblers at ...

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League Report: Galway United 1 - 1 Athlone Town

Fri, Jun 28 2019

Dean Williams strolled the ball home to earn a point for the Midlands side – their second in a row

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Athlone Town

Thu, Jun 27 2019

The Tribesmen most recent win came over title-chasing Longford Town in May

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First Division Round-up: Shelbourne stretch lead to four points with Drogheda win as Longford falter in Bray

Sat, Jun 15 2019

Neale Fenn’s Longford fell further behind after they were shocked by two late goals to go down 3-2 away to ...

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Cabinteely

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Athlone Town fell to defeat last time out against Drogheda United with a 4-2 defeat at United Park

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