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Watch: RTE’s April LOI Goal Of The Month Competition Has Some Absolute Scorchers

LOI Goal Of The Moth April Soccer Rrepublic

The League of Ireland produced some top-class strikes over the month of April, making the task of finding a winner and incredibly tight one. RTE’s LOI highlights programme Soccer Republic has selected a shortlist of eight, and each arguably deserves to be a winner in its own right. Karl Sheppard opened proceedings with a well-executed dipping volley away to Bohemians, with …

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Galway United Bring An End To Cork City’s 12-Game Winning Run

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Eamonn Deacy Park, Galway 12/5/2017 Galway United vs Cork City Cork City’s Stephen Dooley and Galway United's Lee Grace

Cork City’s twelve-game winning run has come to a halt, courtesy a 1-1 draw against Galway United on Friday night. Despite the momentum that had been built up from their blistering start to the new Premier Division season, John Caulfield’s side were always going to find it difficult against a Galway outfit that has built up something of a reputation …

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Why Galway United Will Be The Toughest Test Of Cork City’s Winning Run

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 5/5/2017 Cork City vs Finn Harps Cork's Seán Maguire celebrates a goal with Connor Ellis

The Cork City juggernaut rolls into Eamonn Deacy Park this Friday as John Caulfield’s side look to make it thirteen wins on the bounce against Galway United. The Leesiders have looked devastatingly efficient this season, combining a potent attack with a watertight defence, both of which were on show in the 5-0 crushing of Finn Harps at Turner’s Cross last week. …

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Conor McCormack: ‘Level-Headed’ Cork City Not Chasing Records

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Markets Field, Limerick 31/3/2017 Limerick vs Cork City Conor McCormack of Cork City Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Speaking to Pundit Arena’s Irish football podcast The Mixer this week, Cork City’s midfield enforcer Conor McCormack spoke about moving to Manchester United at a young age, playing for a time in Italy as well as now being compared to N’Golo Kante in some quarters.  McCormack, who joined Cork City ahead of the 2017 season from Derry City, came to …

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Pundit Arena League Of Ireland Team Of The Month: April 2017

League of Ireland April TOTM

April saw Cork City take and even firmer grip on the League of Ireland Premier Division table, with John Caulfield’s side now sitting twelve points clear of Dundalk and Bray Wanderers. City’s 2-1 win against Bray last weekend made if four wins from four for the Leesiders, in what was another month full of strong individual performances from a multitude …

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Martin O’Neill Insists Sean Maguire Doesn’t Have To Leave The League Of Ireland To Get International Caps

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 28/4/2017 Cork City vs Bray Wanderers Cork's Sean Maguire celebrates scoring the first goal of the game with a penalty

Sean Maguire’s stellar form for Cork City this season has heightened calls for the striker to be included in the Irish national setup. The 23-year-old has scored nine goals in eleven Premier Divison games this season as John Caulfield’s side sit well ahead of the chasing pack at the top of the table, and Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has certainly …

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Cork City Fans Prove They’re The Best In The Country Yet Again

UEFA Europa League Second Qualifying Round Second Leg, Turner's Cross, Cork 21/7/2016 Cork City vs BK Hacken Cork City supporters celebrate a goal

Average attendances in the League of Ireland have increased this year according to new data released the FAI. With the opening third of Premier Division ties now having been completed (as well as ten rounds of the First Division), the governing body have been able to obtain a decent sample size as to the popularity of live football this season …

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Cork City V Bray Wanderers: The Most Unlikely Of Title Battles

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Carlisle Grounds, Bray 7/5/2016 Bray Wanderers vs Cork City Bray's Dylan Connolly with Steven Beattie of Cork City

Of all of the subplots forming in this latest League of Ireland Premier Divison season, Bray Wanderers potentially challenging Cork City and Dundalk for the title seems arguably the most surreal. Despite generally flirting with relegation, the Seagulls have maintained their Premier Division status for over a decade (though they had City’s demise to thank in 2009). However, something seems …

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Preston Boss Simon Grayson Opens Up On Sean Maguire Interest

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Dalymount Park, Dublin 14/4/2017 Bohemians vs Cork City Sean Maguire of Cork City Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Having had a blistering start to the 2017 season following a breakout year in 2016, it is no wonder Cork City’s Sean Maguire has attracted admirers from England.  With eight goals to his name already this term, which included a five-game scoring streak at the start of the campaign, Maguire is now justifiably considered the League of Ireland’s hottest talent. …

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Cork City Legend Colin Healy Calls Time On Lengthy Playing Career

Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Final, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/11/2016 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Colin Healy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Former Cork City, Sunderland and Celtic man Colin Healy has announced his retirement.  Healy, who recently turned 37, calls time on a career which saw him represent Ireland 13 times whilst winning the Scottish Premier League and Scottish Cup with Celtic as well as the FAI Cup twice with Cork City. Last year’s cup triumph at the Aviva Stadium was …

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Cork City’s John Caulfield Fires Back At Stephen Kenny’s ‘Astonishing Attack’

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Dalymount Park, Dublin 14/4/2017 Bohemians vs Cork City Cork City manager John Caulfield

The rivalry between the League of Ireland’s top two clubs Dundalk and Cork City has escalated with John Caulfield’s response to Stephen Kenny’s remarks last week. Kenny gave an interview to Dundalk’s official website last week in which he bemoaned the lack of penalties his side have ben given in the past year, compared to Cork City’s thirteen in that time. In …

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Watch: U19 UCD Keeper Recreates Bicycle Kick That Went Viral On Soccer AM


UCD’s under-19 goalkeeper Conor Kearns made headlines around the world recently after scoring a last-minute bicycle kick equaliser against Cork City. The two sides met in City’s training ground in Bishopstown recently and the Leesiders held the lead for much of the game but Stephen Birmingham’s side only left with a single point after the visitors grabbed the most unlikely …

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