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Cork City Camp In Confident Mood Ahead Of Decider

The mood in the Cork City camp at present is one of positivity and confidence, and when looking at the Leesiders’ recent form of six wins from six it’s not hard not to see why.  The Rebel Army’s manager John Caulfield gave this response to the media today when reflecting on a season in which some believed City have punched above …

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Three Reasons Why Cork City Will Win The Title

As we near the end of the season, both Cork City and Dundalk have battled their way to contention for Premier Division honours but here’s three reasons why the league title is destined for Leeside. No. 3 – The John Caulfield factor Rarely does a manager come into this league with no previous experience and march his team straight to a title chasing position. …

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League of Ireland Finances – What Is To Be Done?

Here Shane McDonnell takes a look at the financial state of the League of Ireland currently and suggests what can be done to improve it.  As everyone knows, the financial end of the League of Ireland has been in decline for some time now. In the past ten years, the three most successful teams in the country (Shamrock Rovers, Shelbourne and …

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Three Conclusions From League of Ireland Gameweek 31

Conor Hayes discusses three conclusions from League of Ireland Gameweek 31 in what is well and truly the business end of the campaign with relegation battles and Premier Division champions to be decided in the next couple of weeks.  _____ Dundalk leave the door ajar for Cork City After a dramatic game on Monday night at Oriel Park, which was belied …

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5 Talking Points Following Dundalk’s Slip Up

Dundalk’s title challenge took a hit last night while Cork City’s was given one of the biggest shots in the arm it has received all season due to to Shamrock Rovers holding the champions elect to a goalless draw.  The Rebel Army and the Lilywhites face-off on the final day of the season and it looks more and more likely as though …

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Cork City Boss: ‘UCD Is Our Biggest Game’

Cork City travel to the Belfield next Friday night in search of another three points against UCD to keep their title hopes alive. Meanwhile Dundalk who are level on points with City, but have a far superior goal difference and an extra game on their side travel to Athlone Town before they face a quick turnaround in which they must host Shamrock …

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League Of Ireland: Foreign Legion XI

The League of Ireland has enjoyed a number of talented foreign imports over the years, so Tom O’Connor decided to choose his ‘Foreign Legion XI’. Every LOI club has their own homegrown legend who grew up within a stone’s throw of the ground, joined the club as a schoolboy and supported from the terraces before making the step up to the first …

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Cork City Qualify For Europe With Title Hopes Still Alive

Cork City made hard work of a 2-1 win over Drogheda United in Cork last night but with that the Rebel Army will be playing European football in Turner’s Cross next season following a long lay-off from continental competition.  Horrendous conditions were the back-drop to a night where Cork City had to grind out a 2-1 win, despite looking like casually coming away with a …

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Top 5 League Of Ireland Managers In The Modern Era

In the last ten years or so there have been many enthralling title races and cup runs in the League of Ireland. Here, Rob Lyons looks at the standout managers who have shaped some of the most exhilarating seasons at the highest level of Irish football.  _____ No. 5 – Damien Richardson (Currently Drogheda United; formerly Gillingham, Cobh Ramblers, Shelbourne, Shamrock Rovers & Cork City). …

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VIDEO: 30 Years of Cork City F.C.

Cork City F.C. celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1984 foundation this year and in this short video, manager John Caulfield and club administrator Éanna Buckley speak about their memories and experiences of the club. The club has seen some remarkable highs and lows over the years veering from domestic titles and big European nights to financial crisis and fan …

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Cork Lucky To Beat Sligo Rovers

Cork City can count themselves lucky to beat a much improved Sligo Rovers side at Turners Cross tonight with goals from Billy Dennehy and Mark O’Sullivan. Sligo Rovers started the more dominant of the sides and could of been two nil up in the first twenty minutes. Raffaele Cretaro and Eamon Zayed missed guilt edged chances to put the Bit …

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Dundalk & Cork City: League Of Ireland Run In

As the League of Ireland Premier Division title race hots up, Rob Lyons discusses the intricacies of the remaining fixtures that Cork City and Dundalk must contend with going into the home straight, including a potential league title showdown between the two sides at Oriel Park on the last day of the season. As the situation stands Dundalk are on 63 points with …

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Injury Ravaged Sligo Face Title-Chasing Cork City

Interim Sligo Rovers manager Gavin Dykes brings his side down south this Friday night to face a Cork City side who sit three points off the top of the table. The two previous meetings between these sides have both ended in draws. For Rovers to leave Turners Cross with any kind of result will be a hard task, with the …

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Five League Of Ireland Players Who Should Get A Call Up

Inspired by an article on how ignorance towards the League of Ireland when choosing players for Ireland’s international side is wrong, Rob Lyons explores the possibility of today’s crop of players making it into the current Irish international set up. Here are five players who could make the step up to international football. 1. Richie Towell – Dundalk Known as much …

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Three Conclusions From League Of Ireland Gameweek 27

In the fallout of League of Ireland Gameweek 27 there has been goals, drama and heartache from all across the country. Conor Hayes discusses the main issues of the past week. _____ 1. Cork Refuse To Go Quietly It’s happened twice now. On two occasions the title race looked dead and buried and both times Cork City somehow claimed vital late winners at …

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League of Ireland – Premier Division Round Up

The weekend’s League of Ireland Premier Division produced fourteen goals over six games. The gap between Cork City and Dundalk was reduced to three points, while at the foot of the table, a draw for Athlone closed the gap between themselves and UCD to three points. The first game of the night came between reigning champions St Patricks Athletic and, …

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Cork City v Shamrock Rovers Match Preview

Cork City host Shamrock Rovers for the final time this season at Turner’s Cross. The visitors are currently unbeaten under new manager Pat Fenlon, while the hosts haven’t won in four games since their 1-0 win at The Brandywell. Cork are desperately trying to close the gap to runaway leaders Dundalk who are quietly increasing their lead at the top …

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League of Ireland Preview – Athlone Town vs Cork City

Stephen Walsh previews Friday night’s League of Ireland clash between Athlone Town and Cork City. Athlone Town Athlone Town will be hoping to build on their improving recent good form this Friday night when they entertain second-placed Cork City. Athlone earned two draws against Shamrock Rovers and UCD in recent weeks to keep the dream of Premier Division survival still alive. Keith …

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