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Six Northern Irish football documentaries to see during the football shutdown

Tue, Mar 24 2020

So with no domestic football set to be played until June at the very earliest, why not check out some ...

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Eir Sport to show all nine classic Setanta Sports Cup finals this week

Mon, Mar 23 2020

The cross-border competition took place over nine seasons between 2005 and 2014 with Shamrock Rovers and Drogheda United each picking ...

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Lisburn Distillery appoint new manager

Tue, Mar 17 2020

Lisburn Distillery have appointed Johnny Clapham as their new first team manager.

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IFA suspend football in Northern Ireland until April 4th amid Coronavirus fears

Fri, Mar 13 2020

An unnamed Linfield player test positive for the virus earlier this week, and their game with Larne was postponed as ...

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Former Northern Ireland under-19 international Mark McKee joins Warrenpoint Town

Sat, Feb 08 2020

The 21 year old began his career with Cliftonville but made the move to League 2 side Stevenage in 2015

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Declan Carville leaves Ballymena United by mutual consent to join Newry City

Thu, Jan 30 2020

NIFL Premiership club Ballymena United have announced that Declan Carville has been released by mutual consent. The midfielder had signed ...

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Ballymena United seal signing of striker Joe McCready from Institute

Thu, Jan 30 2020

The striker joins the Sky Blues on a two-and-a-half-year contract for an undisclosed fee after the sides reached an agreement, ...

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Glentoran sign midfielder Seanan Clucas from Dungannon Swifts

Mon, Jan 27 2020

27-year-old Clucas is the Glens latest signing of the January transfer window, as the former Swifts captain makes the move ...

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Andy Mitchell joins Larne from Linfield, while Daniel Reynolds makes Carrick Rangers loan

Sat, Jan 25 2020

Mitchell has made the move to top-flight rivals Larne, while Reynolds has joined Carrick Rangers on loan until the end ...

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Caolan Loughran extends Carrick Rangers stay until 2021

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The new deal will see the defender remain with the club until the end of the 2020/21 campaign

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Daniel Kelly extends Carrick Rangers stay until 2022

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The defensive midfielder’s new contract will see him remain with the club until the end of the 2021/22 campaign

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Adam Carroll makes Warrenpoint return on loan from Linfield

Fri, Jan 17 2020

The 18-year-old forward had made his way through the Point’s underage set up before moving to Linfield in 2017

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Waterford re-sign Ireland under-21 striker Michael O'Connor on loan from Linfield until the summer

Fri, Jan 10 2020

The 21-year-old scored six goals in 20 appearances for Alan Reynolds’ side after signing on loan from the Irish Premiership ...

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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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Colm Deasy and Ryan Swan join Warrenpoint Town

Wed, Jan 08 2020

The Point’s latest delve into the transfer market comes just days following the arrival of former Longford and Athlone Town ...

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Defender Lyndon Kane signs new two-year deal with Coleraine following injury nightmare

Tue, Dec 31 2019

The 22-year-old has recently returned to the first team following a nightmare 18 months that saw him undergo three metatarsal ...

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Carrick Rangers confirm sudden passing of defender Jerry Thompson

Wed, Dec 11 2019

The club confirmed the tragic new following Tuesday night’s Premiership tie with Glenavon.

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Ciaran O’Connor joins Glentoran after Warrenpoint departure

Thu, Dec 05 2019

O’Connor started off at Oriel Park with Dundalk, before joining Warrenpoint, Derry City, Finn Harps and Bohemians on loan from ...

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Keith Cowan joins Glentoran after Harps exit

Fri, Nov 29 2019

The 34-year-old made 56 appearances for Harps in the past two campaigns, after missing out on the 2017 season entirely

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Unite the Union Champions Cup Report: Linfield 1 - 1 Dundalk

Fri, Nov 08 2019

After Linfield and Dundalk played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in Belfast on Friday, Oriel Park will hold the answers ...

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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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Crusaders unveil capture of former Dungannon Swifts winger Paul McElroy on a three-year deal

Sun, Sep 01 2019

McElroy joins the Belfast outfit having departed his former in recent days, who were left ‘disappointed’ with his exit

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Watch: Ballymena's Jonny Addis channels David Beckham with spectacular goal from his own half

Sat, Aug 17 2019

It’s 23 years to the day since David Beckham famously chipped Wimbledon’s Neil Sullivan from his own half and Addis ...

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Bohs face Airdrie trip while Waterford welcome Hearts under-21s in Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup

Wed, Aug 14 2019

Ballymena United have also been handed a home draw to Rangers under-21s while Glenavon face a step into the unknown ...

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Thomas Byrne joins Glentoran following departure from Drogheda United

Tue, Jul 30 2019

Byrne joins Glentoran following his departure from Drogheda United who are flying high in the First Division, eight points behind ...

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Conor O'Grady: 'I've a lot to learn and do yet, but I want to climb the ladder someday'

Mon, Jul 29 2019

Currently in charge of Sligo Rovers' under-15’s, Conor recently sat down with Extratime.ie as he looked back on his decorated ...

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Champions League Preview: Rosenborg -v- Linfield

Wed, Jul 17 2019

Rosenborg have one foot in the next round already as they welcome Linfield to Lerkendal Stadion on Wednesday night (kick-off ...

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Former Shamrock Rovers striker Michael O'Connor joins Waterford on loan from Linfield

Sat, Jul 13 2019

O’Connor will fill the gap left by the return of Aaron Drinan to Ipswich Town and the release of Izzy ...

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Playin' the Blues: Bastien Hery joins Linfield from Waterford for an undisclosed fee

Tue, Jul 09 2019

The French midfielder has signed a two-year deal with the Premiership champions, who begin their Champions League campaign at home ...

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Europa League round-up: Cliftonville hammer Barry Town while Ballymena set up Malmo tie

Thu, Jul 04 2019

Goals from Conor McMenamin, Joe Gormley, Conor McDermott and Rory Donnelly saw the Reds to a comfortable win over their ...

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Oran Kearney returns to Coleraine after departing St Mirren

Thu, Jul 04 2019

Kearney returns to the Bannsiders having led St Mirren to safety in the Scottish Premiership at the expense of Dundee ...

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Sammy Clingan extends Glenavon stay

Mon, Jun 24 2019

The former Northern Ireland international has made 40 appearances and scored fifteen goals during his career with Glenavon to date

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Who are Linfield's Champions League opponents Rosenborg BK of Norway?

Tue, Jun 18 2019

Rosenborg have made 144 Champions League and European Cup appearances

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Shamrock Rovers, Cork City and St Patrick's Athletic learn Europa League fate

Tue, Jun 18 2019

Premier Division clubs Shamrock Rovers, Cork City and St Patrick’s Athletic have all learned where their respective Europa League adventures ...

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Dundalk and Linfield learn Champions League fate

Tue, Jun 18 2019

2018 Premier Division champions Dundalk will begin their 2019 European odyssey with a tie against Riga FC in the first ...

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When is the Champions League draw, how can I watch it & who are Dundalk and Linfield's potential opponents?

Tue, Jun 18 2019

The League of Ireland and Irish League champions could draw one another in what would be a prelude to the ...

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League of Ireland and Irish League champions to face off in new cross-border Champions Cup

Thu, May 09 2019

Details were confirmed on Thursday in a joint release between the FAI and IFA of the ‘Unite the Union’ Cup ...

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