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St. Patrick’s Athletic Reject €5,000 FAI Grant With Cutting Statement

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Richmond Park, Dublin 17/5/2016 St. Patrick's Athletic vs Finn Harps A general view of Richmond Park

St. Patrick’s Athletic have become the latest club to reject the FAI’s “Strategic Planning” funding. Irish football’s governing body announced last week that a total of €100,000 would divided between the 20 League of Ireland clubs, amounting to €5,000 per club. Many League of Ireland fans saw this as an insult and yet another example of the poor attitude the …

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Out Of Form St. Pat’s Host Relegation-Threatened Drogheda

St. Patrick’s Athletic host Mark Kinsella’s Drogheda United in a game of huge importance for both sides on Friday night, as Liam Buckley’s men, who have a game in hand over Bohemians, could all but secure European football for next season, depending on Bohemians’ result vs Sligo. Meanwhile, the Boynesiders will be looking to put themselves a step closer to …

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Peter Hutton Leaves Derry City

Derry City have tonight announced that manager Peter Hutton has left the club by ‘mutual consent’ following the Candystripes FAI Cup quarter-final replay defeat to Cork City on Monday night. Hutton, Derry City’s longest serving player, having made over 600 appearances last season lead his side to the FAI Cup Final. However, an exit from the competition on Monday, coupled …

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Battle For Survival Goes On As Derry Host Struggling Drogheda

Drogheda United, now under the management of former Republic of Ireland international Mark Kinsella, travel to the Brandywell for the second time in 15 days to take on Peter Hutton’s Derry City. City will be hoping for a repeat of the result from when these sides faced each other at the Brandywell just over two weeks ago in the FAI Cup. The …

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Limerick Run Riot Against Incompetent Drogheda

Four first-half goals, including three in the first twelve minutes, gave Limerick a straightforward 4-1 victory over a poor Drogheda United side at United Park on Friday evening. It took the visitors just five minutes to break the deadlock from their first real noteworthy chance as Vinny Faherty timed his run perfectly to head home unmarked from a Sean Russell …

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Drogheda & Limerick Ready For Battle In Relegation Six-Pointer

Drogheda United and Limerick go to battle in United Park on Friday night in a match that can only be described as a relegation six-pointer. The Boynesiders are currently just one point clear of the relegation play-off spot, while the Shannonsiders are six points adrift of the play-off spot, which is currently occupied by Sligo Rovers. Drogheda are without a league …

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Depleted Galway Host Drogheda United In Relegation Six-Pointer

Four defeats in their last five league games, coupled with the improvement in form of Derry, Limerick and now Sligo, who beat Drogheda 4-0 on Friday, means that both sides are now just three points above the relegation play-off spot and well and truly involved in a dogfight to stay in the Premier Division. Galway United have not won a league …

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Galway United Hoping For An Upturn In Form Against Bohemians

Galway United travel to Dalymount Park tonight, hoping to end their recent pitiful form. The Tribesmen have not won in the league since the 11th of July when they travelled to Markets Field and triumphed on the night, scoring four in the process. However, to travel to Dalymount and snatch points will prove to be a trickier task, considering their …

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In-Form Bray Host Drogheda In Crucial Bottom Half Clash

Drogheda United travel to the Carlisle Grounds on Saturday evening to take on Mick Cooke’s Bray Wanderers, who have picked up four wins in their last five games. Bray Wanderers’ last seven league matches have all been decided by a scoreline of 1-0 with Bray winning four of those and losing three, including the narrow one-goal defeat to league-leaders Dundalk …

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Shamrock Rovers Look For Thirteenth Consecutive Win At United Park

 Shamrock Rovers travel to United Park in search of their third consecutive league win as they face a Drogheda United side looking for their first win in four games. Drogheda travelled to Longford last weekend, looking to avoid a third successive defeat and that they did, thanks to an equaliser from top goalscorer Lee Duffy and the heroics of goalkeeper Michéal Schlingermann. …

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The Seagulls Make It Four Wins From Four With Win Over Galway

Galway United never really showed up on Friday evening in Eamonn Deacy Park, and a Bray Wanderers team that pressed until the very end thoroughly deserved the three points, winning 1-0 in the end.  The first half was a mixed bag to say the least. Great opportunities were presented but neither team were able to capitalise. Galway United’s Jake Keegan was …

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Longford Host Drogheda In Important Mid-Table Clash

Longford Town host Johnny McDonnell’s Drogheda United at the City Calling Stadium on Saturday evening as both sides look to bounce back from consecutive league defeats. Longford Town come into this game off the back of four defeats and one victory, which came at home to Bohemians, in their last five league games. It was Ayman Ben Mohamed who scored …

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Drogheda & St. Pat’s Look To Return To Winning Ways

Following their European exit, St. Patrick’s Athletic travel to Drogheda on Friday night as both sides look to get back to winning ways. Drogheda were on a four-game unbeaten run until a cruel deflection in the 89th minute from a Darren Meenan free kick gave Dundalk victory in the Louth Derby a fortnight ago. Speaking about that game to the …

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More New Additions At Drogheda

Drogheda United have announced their fourth and fifth signings of the transfer window in the shape of midfielder Robert Bayly and striker Ger Pender. Following the departure of attacking trio Daryl Kavanagh, Matthew Rooney and Michael Scott, followed by the more recent departure of defender Neil Yadolahi, Drogheda boss Johnny McDonnell was left with a number of gaps to fill …

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Airtricity Premier Division Preview

It is well and truly back to business for the Airtricity Premier Division clubs. Last week saw those at the top extend their advantage, as both Dundalk and Cork City resumed with wins over Limerick and Derry City respectively. Meanwhile, there was a significant result at the bottom of the table last Saturday, as Bray Wanderers recorded a 1-0 home …

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Match Preview: Bohemians vs Drogheda United

The mid-season break is over, the European draws have been made and now attention turns back to the League of Ireland as Bohemians’ play host to Johnny McDonnell’s Drogheda United in what is one of seven games being played across the two divisions on Friday night. Few may have predicted at the start of the season that Bohs’ would be …

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