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Gary Shaw: 'I signed straight away and going home, I checked on Teletext to see where Bray were in the league and they were bottom - I didn't care'

Wed, Jan 15 2020

As an underage player, Gary was a prolific goalscorer for Newbridge Town, represented Shamrock Rovers in the SuperCupNI and lifted ...

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Longford Town snap up former Dundalk under-19 star Aaron McNally

Sat, Jan 11 2020

McNally joins from the Lilywhites as a highly-rated utility player – following on from Dylan Hand’s move from Oriel Park ...

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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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Wexford sign former Longford Town forward Patrick O'Sullivan

Fri, Jan 10 2020

The 19-year-old Maynooth University student spent the 2018 campaign at Longford, where he made two appearances for the Red and ...

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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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Former Saints title-winning captain Conor Kenna joins Leinster Senior League Kilnamanagh

Fri, Jan 10 2020

Kenna, who also had spells with Shamrock Rovers and Bray Wanderers during a long career at the top level, joins ...

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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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5 Players to watch in the First Division in 2020

Sun, Dec 29 2019

Shelbourne ended their long wait for a Premier Division return, but the departure of the Reds does not necessarily mean ...

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Former Bray Wanderers winger Dylan McGlade departs Blyth Spartans to return to Ireland

Sun, Dec 29 2019

The 24-year-old joined Blyth earlier in the transfer window from Bray, returning to the club after spell back home in ...

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Longford Town sign defender Dylan Hand from Dundalk

Tue, Dec 24 2019

Longford Town have confirmed the capture of Dundalk player Dylan Hand.

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Carlton Ubaezuonu ends spell at Longford Town to make Galway return

Fri, Dec 20 2019

2019 saw Ubaezuonu join Longford Town, where he struggled with injury at the start of the season as he struggled ...

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Youngsters Eric Abulu and Matthew O'Brien join Longford Town

Thu, Dec 19 2019

Abulu joins the Red and Black of the Midlands from Shamrock Rovers, where he impressed in the Hoops underage set-up ...

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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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Longford Town's Luke Dennison: 'It's not one of the top countries to play in Europe, but it has exceeded my expectations'

Sun, Dec 08 2019

Jake Keegan, Chris Konopka, Morgan Langley and Ryan Guy are all remembered for making their respective mark on the league, ...

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Longford Town boss Daire Doyle: 'I think we have the potential to achieve something special and that will be the aim going forward'

Thu, Dec 05 2019

Doyle was confirmed as the club’s new permanent boss in the wake of Neale Fenn’s departure in August last month, ...

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extratime.ie League of Ireland Attendance Report 2019

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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Longford Town confirm re-signing of midfielder Jack Doherty

Sat, Nov 30 2019

Doherty made his second debut for Longford away to Limerick in a 3-1 defeat at the Markets Field – after ...

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Longford Town unveil Bishopsgate Group as new main sponsor

Thu, Nov 28 2019

The Bishopsgate Group have signed a ‘record-breaking’ deal with the Midlander’s, ahead of Longford’s latest attempt to achieve top-flight football

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Bohemians unveil signings of Breslin, Lunney, Twardek and McGuinness as preparations ramp up for 2020

Tue, Nov 26 2019

Breslin makes the move from First Division Longford Town, while McGuinness also makes the move to Dalymount from the First ...

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James Dermody departs Kilkenny United to take charge of Longford Town's under-19s

Mon, Nov 25 2019

Dermody will return to Longford Town to take charge of the club’s under-19s side, just months after leaving his post ...

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Tristan Noack-Hofmann brings the curtain down on four-year spell at Longford Town

Sat, Nov 16 2019

Noack-Hofmann is the first to officially depart the Midlander’s during the off-season, as the 21-year-old looks to pastures new ahead ...

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Dean Byrne re-signs for Longford Town

Thu, Nov 14 2019

Byrne was rewarded for a fine 2019 with a position in the PFAI First Division team of the year, along ...

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Rob Manley departs Cabinteely to join Longford Town

Wed, Nov 13 2019

Manley links up with his brother Joe at City Calling Stadium who has also signed up for the 2020 campaign

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Dylan McGlade returns to Blyth Spartans after spell with Bray Wanderers and Longford Town

Sat, Nov 09 2019

McGlade makes the return to Blyth Spartans after stints with Longford and Bray Wanderers – where he had a short ...

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Boost for Longford as Lee Steacy commits to another year at City Calling Stadium

Sat, Nov 09 2019

The former Shelbourne back-up ‘keeper emerged from the shadows in 2019, earning himself a position on the PFAI First Division ...

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Michael McDonnell extends Longford stay as preparations ramp up ahead of 2020

Thu, Nov 07 2019

Longford Town have been busy in recent days, with Sam Verdon, James English, Aodh Dervin and Shane Elworthy all re-signing

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Aodh Plus: Longford re-sign highly coveted Dervin and Elworthy ahead of the 2020 campaign

Thu, Nov 07 2019

Elworthy was a key player for De Town in 2019 and his performances this season saw him named in the ...

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Longford Town secure signature of James English ahead of 2020 campaign

Wed, Nov 06 2019

The forward was part of the Shelbourne squad that went on to be crowned First Division Champions this past season ...

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Sam Verdon commits to 2020 at City Calling Stadium

Wed, Nov 06 2019

Verdon has been a key part of the Red and Black’s revival over the past few two years, with recently ...

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End of Season Report Card 2019 - Longford Town

Mon, Nov 04 2019

However, it will be highly unlikely that many will opt to stay on for another tilt at promotion at City ...

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Daire Doyle unveiled as new Longford Town permanent boss

Tue, Oct 29 2019

Doyle was installed as interim first-team manager in the wake of Neale Fenn’s abrupt departure from Longford in August

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Cork City boss Neale Fenn: 'There's players that I brought to Longford that I think are good enough to play with Cork'

Sat, Oct 26 2019

Fenn saw his side falter to a 3-0 defeat away to Shamrock Rovers on Friday evening, with the former Cork ...

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Dobbs departs Longford to join promoted Shelbourne

Wed, Oct 23 2019

Prior to making his move to Longford, Dobbs played for his hometown club, Wexford FC, where he was on loan ...

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PFAI First Division Player of the Year nominees unveiled

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Cabinteely’s Rob Manley, Drogheda United’s Chris Lyons and Dean Byrne of Longford Town have all been earmarked for the accolade

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PFAI First Division Player of the Year nominees unveiled

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Cabinteely’s Rob Manley, Drogheda United’s Chris Lyons and Dean Byrne of Longford Town have all been earmarked for the accolade

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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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Daire Doyle eyes Longford job on a permanent basis after Playoff heartbreak

Sun, Oct 13 2019

While the overriding emotion was that of devastation, Doyle insists that he was proud of side’s gallant effort against Pat ...

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League Play-Off Report: Longford Town 1 - 1 Cabinteely (Cabinteely win 3-1 on penalties)

Fri, Oct 11 2019

The sides were unable to separated, with a penalty shootout the only way either side could be split - Rob ...

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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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Cabinteely's Jack Tuite relishing Friday's crucial playoff second leg away to Longford

Wed, Oct 09 2019

Tuite impressed for the Green and White’s on Friday evening, helping his side to a hard-fought clean sheet along with ...

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Longford Town boss Daire Doyle: 'If the officials made a mistake, there's nothing we can do about it - we'll look to next week and put it right'

Sun, Oct 06 2019

The first-leg of the first round of the Playoff series ended in a scoreless draw, with both sides having chances ...

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Cabinteely boss Pat Devlin says the pressure is on Longford ahead of Friday's second leg in the Midlands

Sun, Oct 06 2019

With Longford crying foul of referee Alan Carey not awarding them a goal early on, the former Bray Wanderers boss ...

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League Play-Off Report: Cabinteely 0 - 0 Longford Town

Fri, Oct 04 2019

Kevin Knight was dismissed late on with a poor challenge on Michael McDonnell – as both sides will feel 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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Longford Town's Conor Kenna: 'It's important that we keep our heads and we do the job over the two legs'

Wed, Oct 02 2019

Kenna, who has plenty of experience in winning league titles and FAI Cup’s, will be looking to lean on his ...

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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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