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Cork City Won The Battle Against Dundalk; Now They Must Win The War

2017 President's Cup, Turner's Cross, Cork 17/2/2017 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Kevin O'Connor celebrates scoring their second goal from a free kick with Karl Sheppard and Sean Maguire

If last season’s President’s Cup taught us anything, it’s that what happens is not necessarily indicative of what will follow for the league season. In that particular match, Cork City defeated Dundalk 2-0 at Turners Cross – but while Stephen Kenny’s Lilywhites lost the sprint, they still won the marathon in the form of a third consecutive Premier Division title. In …

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Stephen Kenny Hoping Daryl Horgan And Andy Boyle Can Both Earn Ireland Call-Ups

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny is hoping that former lilywhites Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle can both earn Ireland call ups following the duo’s selection to Martin O’Neill’s squad for the World Cup qualifier with Austria in November. Horgan and Boyle were both selected for O’Neill’s 28 man squad against Austria with Horgan named on the bench for the game in Vienna, …

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Ronan Finn In Awe Of Damien Duff And His ‘Phenomenal’ Work Ethic

A lot has changed for Ronan Finn since he was last at Shamrock Rovers. In his two year spell with Stephen Kenny’s wildly successful Dundalk side, Finn has won two League of Ireland titles, one FAI Cup and the only League of Ireland Player of the Month award of his 11 year career. The Dubliner has blossomed playing alongside the likes of Richie …

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Roy Keane Encourages LOI Players To Push For Ireland Squad

Republic of Ireland assistant manager and former captain Roy Keane has called for current League of Ireland players to push for national team selection after former Dundalk duo Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle were both included in Ireland’s latest qualifying squad. Horgan and Boyle, who both secured winter moves to Championship side Preston, were called up to Martin O’Neill’s 28-man …

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Robbie Keane Confirms He Is Nearing A Decision On His Next Club

Three International Friendly, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 31/8/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Oman Ireland's Robbie Keane celebrates scoring

Former Ireland captain Robbie Keane is likely to reach a decision regarding his next destination within the next few weeks, according to the man himself. The 36-year-old has been linked with a plethora of clubs since leaving LA Galaxy of the MLS at the end of last season, with recent reports linking him with the growing Irish contingent at Championship …

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An XI Of League of Ireland Players That Could Break Into The Ireland Squad

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turners Cross, Cork 3/6/2016 Cork City vs Dundalk Sean Maguire of Cork with Brian Gartland of Dundalk Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Having looked at a number of ‘Granny Rule’ players that could make up an Irish XI, we now look at some League of Ireland options that could push themselves into Martin O’Neill’s plans. O’Neill has always had the openness to explore the eligibility rule that has served Ireland well over the years. However, many League of Ireland fans have vented their anger that …

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That’s A Wrap: Irish Football’s All-Star XI For 2016

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Harry Arter of Bournemouth during the Premier League match between Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth at Etihad Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

With 2016 drawing to a close, we take a look at the Irish players position-for-position that made a huge impact on 2016. This team is certainly up for discussion. _____ GK: Darren Randolph After establishing himself as Irish number one just in time for the Euros, the Bray man put in some key performances for Ireland. Having finally broken into …

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Daryl Horgan Reflects On Amazing Year And Exciting New Challenge Ahead

UEFA Europa League Group Stage, Netanya Stadium, Israel 8/12/2016 Maccabi Tel Aviv vs Dundalk Dundalk's Daryl Horgan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dov Halickman

With a hectic but enjoyable season at an end, Daryl Horgan can now reflect on what has been an amazing year. He has achieved back-to-back titles with Dundalk, represented the League of Ireland club in the playoffs of the Champions League, qualified for the Europa League group stages and received the ultimate prize for any young Irish footballer: a call-up …

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Daryl Horgan And Andy Boyle Set For Dream FA Cup Debuts

DUNDALK, IRELAND - JULY 22: Daryl Horgan of Dundalk (R) applauds the supporters during the Champions League 2nd round qualifying game at Oriel Park on July 22, 2015 in Dundalk, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle could be set for debuts against high profile opposition. Preston North End welcome Arsenal to Deepdale in their third round FA Cup tie and Simon Grayson has hinted that the duo could be in contention to feature. Newstalk reported that the Preston boss will run the rule over the former Dundalk duo in the coming weeks. …

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Austria V Rep. Of Ireland: Everything You Need To Know

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Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland take on Austria on Saturday, looking to stay unbeaten in the race for World Cup qualification. Ireland have picked up seven points from a possible nine in their opening three games and while the performances have sometimes been a worry, the results so far have been as good as they could have expected. Austria, on …

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Republic Of Ireland Squad To Face Austria Announced

BELGRADE, SERBIA - SEPTEMBER 05: Head coach Martin O'Neill of Ireland reacts during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Serbia and Ireland at stadium Rajko Mitic on September 5, 2016 in Belgrade. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has named a 28-man squad to travel to Vienna to take on Austria on Saturday. James McCarthy, Stephen Ward, Cyrus Christie and Stephen Quinn have all been ruled out through injury. Dundalk duo Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle have been included in the final squad. Austria are currently struggling in Group D, and will be looking to …

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