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Ex-Cork City Striker O’Donovan To Sign For Indonesian Side

Former Sunderland and Cork City striker Roy O’Donovan has found a new club in the form of Indonesian Super League outfit Mitra Kukar. The 29-year-old has been with several clubs in the last number of years, including Coventry, Northampton Town, Hibernian and most recently Brunei DPMM. O’Donovan had been training recently with former club Cork City as well as Cobh Ramblers. …

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WNL Preview: Cork City WFC vs Raheny United

Cork City Women’s F.C. welcome Raheny United to Bishopstown Stadium on the 15th February at two o’clock for their rescheduled fixture in the Continental Tyres Women’s National League. The Leesiders were originally scheduled to play Raheny in October last year but the game was postponed due to Raheny’s participation in the Women’s Champions League against Bristol Academy WFC, a game …

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BREAKING: EA Sports Cup First Round Draw

The draw for the first round of the EA Sports Cup was made on Tuesday at FAI HQ, Abbotstown. The draw was performed by Gerry McDermott, (FAI Communications Manager), Fran Gavin (FAI Director of Competitions) and Sue Ronan (Women ‘s National Team Manager). Munster Senior League champions University College Cork, and League of Ireland new boys, Cabinteely, were in the …

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LOI Premier Division 2015: Mammoth Midfield Battles Await

The League of Ireland’s off-season has provided onlookers with some magnificent midfield signings so far. Here, Rob Lyons takes a look at some of the key midfield signings, and re-signings, which could swing the final destination of the 2015 Premier Division title. The first televised game of the season throws up a mouthwatering clash between Dublin rivals St. Pat’s and Shamrock Rovers at …

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Alan Bennett Returns To Cork City

AFC Wimbledon captain Alan Bennett has signed for Cork City and will play for his hometown club in 2015.  The 33-year-old defender was part of one of the club’s most successful periods around the mid-noughties in which he won the Premier Division title before moving onto reading in 2007. Commenting on the signing, Bennett told corkcityfc.ie, “I’m excited and I …

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LOI Legends: 5 Of The Best Players Never To Leave Ireland

The League of Ireland has produced many talented players who have often become immortalised once they have reached international recognition or played their football on a bigger, more acclaimed stage. Although the League of Ireland is an inferior league in terms of our closest neighbours in England and further afield to greater Europe, there are a lot of players who …

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Cork City’s Liam Miller: ‘I Wanted To Come Home’

Cork native Liam Miller’s signing for Cork City has received a lot of attention in the last couple of weeks and the room full of journalists at this afternoon’s official unveiling of the ex-Manchester United and Celtic midfielder was testament to the calibre of player manager John Caulfield has recruited. The 33-year-old former Irish international looked a figure determined to finish …

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Cork City W.F.C Sign Trio

Cork City W.F.C. have announced the capture of three more players. The Leesiders have added Norma Healy, Rachel Harty and Marina Pinteño Bustilles to the side. Rachel Harty joins the club from Chareville AFC and the young defender from Ballyhea went straight into the side against Wexford. Her versatility throughout the second half of the season will be a major asset …

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Match Preview: Cork City W.F.C. vs UCD Waves

UCD Waves are the visitors to Bishopstown Stadium this Sunday the 1st February at two o’clock as Cork City look to bounce back from their heavy defeat in Wexford. The Leesiders were hard hit last week after conceding ten goals against league leaders Wexford. Suffering a red card in the opening minute as well as several injuries saw City finish …

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Derek Coughlan Column: Pre-Season Was A Time I Dreaded

Premier Division champion with both Cork City and Bohemians, Derek Coughlan, gives an insight into his memories of pre-season and how it has changed since his playing days, as well as looking ahead to his native Cork City’s prospects for the forthcoming campaign.  When I think back to my playing career, pre-season was a time I absolutely dreaded. My physique never helped when it …

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Liam Miller Signs For Cork City

The former Irish international has decided to return to his native Cork following speculation linking him with a move back to Leeside at the beginning of November. Miller started his career with Celtic before moving onto Manchester United where the Corkman found chances limited. A loan spell at Leeds United followed before Miller headed to the northeast where he joined up with …

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Shane O’Connor Column: Chasing The Dream

Former Liverpool and Ipswich Town player Shane O’Connor gives an insight into the mindset of an aspiring footballer and the problems they often face if they unfortunately find themselves without a club. It is every kid’s dream from the first time they lace up their boots to become a professional footballer in England. For the lucky few that do get a contract from a club overseas, the …

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Two More Added To Rams Squad

League of Ireland First Division club Cobh Ramblers, have announced the signing of two more additions, with midfielders Steven McCarthy and Andrew Bhandarkar joining the club. McCarthy was most recently at Premier League side Sunderland where he completed a two year scholarship programme. He hails from Skibereen in West Cork and started his career with his local club Skibereen FC, …

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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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Cork City’s Gearóid Morrissey Signs For Cambridge United

Cork City’s Gearóid Morrissey’s future has finally – after much speculation – been confirmed. Morrissey will join the League Two side Cambridge United in January. Morrissey has come into his own in a Cork City jersey since the beginning of 2014 and played a pivotal role in Cork City’s successes in pushing Dundalk all the way for the Premier Division title. Manager …

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Mark McNulty Re-Signs For Cork City

Cork City goalkeeper Mark McNulty has re-signed for the Rebel Army ahead of 2015. McNulty was considered one of the best goalkeepers in the league last term, having been included in the PFAI Team of the Year for 2014. McNulty signs on a new two-year deal with the Leesiders. Manager John Caulfield commenting on the signing said that, “Mark got on …

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Interview With Cork City WFC’s Ciara McNamara

HAVING TRANSFERRED from Hollyhill Ladies to Cork City Women’s FC last summer, Ciara McNamara has wasted little time in establishing herself in the Women’s National League. The eighteen year old from Whitechurch has proved to be a shrewd acquisition to Cork City Women and has put in a number of accomplished performances at the heart of the teams defence and …

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