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League of Ireland 2018: Pundit Arena Writers’ Season Predictions

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 27/10/2017 Cork City vs Bray Wanderers Cork City players celebrate with the trophy

The SSE Airtricty League roars back into life on Friday night as the first round of Premier and First Division fixtures get underway. After a season that saw Cork City end their twelve-year wait for a league title, three teams suffer the heartbreak of relegation and an endless amount of drama and brilliant goals, anticipation is high that the 2018 …

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FAI Bans Two Athlone Town Players For A Year For Match-Fixing

Pre-Season Friendly 24/7/2010 Athlone Town vs Villareal General view of Lissywollen, Athlone Town Stadium

Two Athlone Town players have been suspended from all football activity after being found to be in breach of FAI rules regarding the manipulation of matches. In a statement released on Thursday, Irish football’s governing body confirmed that Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan had been found to be in breach of the rules in a League of Ireland First Division match …

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The FAI Cup Second Round Draw Has Been Made

Irish Daily Mail FAI Senior Cup Draw & Republic of Ireland Press Conference, Springhill Court Hotel, Co. Kilkenny 21/7/2017 A view of the FAI Senior Cup

The draw for the FAI Cup second round has taken place during RTE’s Soccer Republic on Monday evening. With eight Premier Divison teams, four First Divison teams and four non-league sides remaining it was finely poised to produce some intriguing ties and it did not disappoint in that regard. Shocks were in short supply in the last round despite the four …

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Ten Of The Greatest Results By League Of Ireland Clubs In Europe

UEFA Europa League Group Stage, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 29/9/2016 Dundalk vs Maccabi Tel Aviv Dundalk's Ciaran Kilduff celebrates scoring a goal with Robbie Benson

Three League of Ireland sides begin their European campaigns this week, in Estonia, Iceland and Denmark respectively. How Cork City, Shamrock Rovers and Derry City fare on the road this week will have a massive bearing on their chances of progression when their opponents all come to Ireland for the return legs of their respective Europa League first qualifying round …

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Athlone Town Scandal Goes Deeper As FAI Release Second Statement

Pre-Season Friendly 24/7/2010 Athlone Town vs Villareal General view of Lissywollen, Athlone Town Stadium

The issues concerning Athlone Town have become that bit more serious, as the FAI have announced that they are widening their investigation. The First Division side are already under suspicion regarding their 3-1 defeat to Longford Town last week, which saw a number of massive bets placed from overseas several bizarre occurrences, while the governing body also confirmed that it …

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League of Ireland: Winners And Losers From The Opening Weekend

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Louth 24/2/2017 Dundalk vs Shamrock Rovers Rovers' Graham Burke is shown a straight red card by Referee Neil Doyle

After a winter hiatus, the League of Ireland kicked back into gear last weekend, with the game of the week taking place at Oriel Park with the meeting of champions Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers. Stephen Kenny’s side ground out the win in a weekend that also saw FAI Cup holders Cork City earn three points in difficult conditions at Finn …

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EA Sports Cup Second Round Draw: Dundalk To Host St Pat’s

DUNDALK, IRELAND - JULY 22: General views of the stadium during the Champions League 2nd round qualifying game between Dundalk F.C and BATE Borisov at Oriel Park on July 22, 2015 in Dundalk, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

The draw for the second round of this year’s EA Sports Cup took place at FAI Headquarters on Wednesday.  The first two rounds of the competition are again being run on a regional basis, which sees the first round consisting of four pools of six teams. In this round, the two sides who received byes in the previous round were in the …

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EA Sports Cup First Round Draw: Bohs To Host Longford

The draw for the first round of the 2016 EA Sports Cup has been made with a total of 24 teams, including four non-league sides, taking part in the competition this year. The first two rounds of the competition will again run on a regional basis with four pools of six teams. Two sides from each pool have received byes to …

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FAI Cup Quarter-Final Draw: 2 All-Premier Division Ties Up For Decision

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup took place live on Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1 this afternoon. The draw was conducted by Noel King, the Republic of Ireland u-21 international team manager and Fran Gavin, FAI director of competitions. There are two all-Premier Division ties in the quarter-final draw as last season’s runners-up, Derry …

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Shelbourne Take All Three Points From Athlone Visit

Shelbourne secured a 3-1 win on a chilly summer’s night at Tolka Park. The match had its share of controversy but a fine display by the hosts meant they took all three points and kept their sights firmly on the promotion race back to the Premier Division. It was the home side that got off to a flying start after …

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