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Young Talent Points To A Bright Future For The LOI

With all the talk of Irish internationals returning to grace the League of Ireland and the departure of exciting players such as Ryan Manning, Brian Lenihan, Patrick Hoban, Michael Duffy and Rory Gaffney amongst others, Tom O’Connor discusses the future prospects of some of the next crop of young LOI superstars. In goal, Bray’s Stephen Mc Guinness (20) has been a …

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5 Most Noteworthy LOI Transfers Of 2014

2014 was a season in which the standard of the football across the league improved. This raked up interest in players from not only within the domestic league but also across the Irish sea with British sides taking an interest in some of the League of Ireland’s hottest talents. Here we take a look at five of the most talked about transfers which have …

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Brian Lenihan Completes Loan Move To Blackpool

Today it has been announced that Brian Lenihan will spend a month on loan with Blackpool. The young right-back moved from Cork City to Hull City in August, in which time he has earned enough recognition to be called into Martin O’Neill’s most recent Republic of Ireland squads. Blackpool manager Lee Clark had this to say, on Blackpool F.C.’s official website, about the loan deal. …

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Provisional Ireland Squad Announced For USA & Scotland Games

Martin O’Neill has announced his provisional squad ahead of Ireland’s friendly with the USA and Euro 2016 qualifying game against Scotland in Glasgow.  Notable inclusion once again is Brian Lenihan. The former Cork City full back recently joined Hull City from the Leesiders. Ireland face Scotland first in Celtic Park on the 14th of November before a home friendly against the …

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The League Of Ireland – It’s Not So Bad After All

Tom O’Connor gives his views on some of the positive aspects of the League of Ireland as the 2014 season nears its end. This author is getting a bit fed up with all the league bashing going on in this country. People who have never set foot in a LOI ground talk rubbish about the standard of football in the …

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Martin O’Neill Refuses To Look Past Gibraltar

Punch-ups, voicemails and a ‘f**king p***k’ were the talking points this week in the lead up to the Euro 2016 qualifier between the Republic of Ireland and Gibraltar. Thankfully, this was not a bust up in the Irish dressing room rather it was the spicy details leaked from the Republic’s assistant manager, Roy Keane’s new autobiography that has overshadowed the …

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Three Conclusions From League Of Ireland Gameweek 30

With this year’s League of Ireland drawing ever closer to it’s conclusion, Conor Hayes takes us through three of the main talking points from gameweek 30, including the merits of the First Division, Brian Lenihan’s Ireland call-up and the promise the FAI Cup final holds this year. _____ The First Division still has purpose Congratulations must be given to Longford …

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Brian Lenihan Signs For Hull City

Cork City have officially announced that Brian Lenihan has signed for Premier League side Hull City. Lenihan joins the likes of David Meyler, Paul McShane and Robbie Brady who make up a sizeable Irish contingent at Hull even with the recent loss of Shane Long to Southampton. Lenihan has been in exceptional form all season for the Rebel Army and …

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John Caulfield reflects after draw with Bohemians

John Caulfield took time to speak to the media following his side’s 2-2 draw with Bohemians in the fourth round of the FAI Ford Cup. He had just watched his side come from behind twice in normal time to draw with Bohemians and set up a replay in Dalymount Park next Monday with a 7.45pm kick off owing to goals …

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Offer For Brian Lenihan Accepted By Cork City

Cork City have announced that they have accepted an offer from an unknown club for Brian Lenihan, believed to be Championship side Brighton and Hove Albion. Cork City published this statement on their official website today: Cork City Football Club can confirm that the club has received an offer for our player, Brian Lenihan, which has been accepted. The club will not be making any further …

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Derry City vs Cork City LOI Preview

Derry City entertain second placed Cork City this Friday night at the Brandywell knowing that a win could potentially take them into fifth place ahead of Sligo Rovers. Cork City have proven to be the better of the two teams this season with a Darren Dennehy header in March sealing three points at the Brandywell. While in Peter Hutton’s first …

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Weekly Transfer Talk: Vermaelen set for Spain

Colm Hayes is here with his weekly roundup of all the transfers from across England and the continent. The BBC have reported today that Arsenal have agreed a £15m fee with Barcelona for club captain Thomas Vermaelen. Manchester United were also interested in the Belgian centre-back but their interest came to a halt due to Arsenal’s demand of receiving a …

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Three Conclusions From The League Of Ireland Gameweek 22

In a week that has seen Trevor Croly leave Shamrock Rovers, Dundalk extend their lead at the top of the table to six, and the relegation battle heat up once again, Conor Hayes discusses three conclusions from Gameweek 22 of the League of Ireland. John Gill embarrassed himself with his tirade on Alan Cawley In a soap opera worthy of the …

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John Caulfield Optimisitc Ahead Of Crucial Dundalk Clash

John Caulfield spoke to the media ahead of the top of the table clash against leaders Dundalk this Friday in Turners Cross. His side are three points behind Dundalk but he knows they can go joint top with all three points the weekend’s televised game. Brian Lenihan who suffered a horrendous fall last Friday against Bohemians was to the forefront of …

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League Of Ireland Roundup: Cork Slip Up Ahead Of Crucial Clash

The biggest result of the weekend saw Cork City lose vital ground in the title race with a 2-0 defeat at Dalymount Park as Bohemians finally picked up their first home win of the season. Steven Beattie opened the scoring after six minutes and the Dublin side dominated proceedings from there on. With twenty minutes to go Brian Lenihan suffered …

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