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Back To Business: The Major Talking Points Ahead Of New LOI Season

After what felt like an endless offseason, the Airtricity League Premier Division finally returns on Friday night with a host of eye-catching fixtures to kick-off the new campaign. Last season’s champions Dundalk will be looking to prove they can retain their crown in Stephen Kenny’s absence while a host of clubs look as though they may be geared up for …

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John Caulfield: Even Without Stephen Kenny, Dundalk Still “Team To Beat”

Cork City’s John Caulfield has admitted that despite the apparent plethora of teams ready to challenge for the Airtricity League title, reigning champions Dundalk are “still the team to beat.” The holders lost their talismanic manager Stephen Kenny to the Irish U21s during the off-season with former assistant manager Vinnie Perth and a returning John Gill taking over. Caulfield’s Cork fell …

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Johnny Dunleavy Departs Cork City With Glowing Tribute To Club

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Johnny Dunleavy has announced he is set to depart Cork City and in typical fashion paid a fitting tribute to the club and supporters who have followed him for the last seven years. The defender joined Cork City in 2012 following spells across the water with Wolves and Barnet. The Donegal defender eventually returned to play in the League of …

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Damien Delaney Has Left Cork City Via Mutual Consent

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Former Irish international, Damien Delaney has left Cork City after the player and club mutually agreed to terminate his contract.  The Cork native returned to the League of Ireland club in July, 20 years after moving to England where he represented, Hull City, Queens Park Rangers, and Crystal Palace among many others.   Delaney released a statement via CorkCity.ie thanking …

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Dundalk Deny Cork City Their Third Straight FAI Cup

After Cork City’s dominance last season, Dundalk have done the domestic double this time around. Despite their imperious form, the Louth side were on the back foot in the early going of the FAI Cup final today at the Aviva Stadium. Cork’s attack were only settling into the game though, and it was the league champions that drew first blood. …

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Cork City Succumb To 2-0 Defeat In Europa League Qualifier

Cork City just didn’t have enough for Rosenborg in today’s Europa League third-round qualifier matchup at Turners Cross. Things didn’t necessarily get off to the worst start for John Caufield’s side as they put the pressure on the favoured-Norweigan side early. It was a relatively scrappy affair but 22 minutes in, Jonathan Levi was able to latch onto a poor …

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Cork City Could Be Without Goalkeeper Mark McNulty For Legia Warsaw Clash

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Richmond Park, Dublin 16/2/2018 St. Patrick's Athletic vs Cork City Cork City's goalkeeper Mark McNulty makes a save

Cork City could be without goalkeeper Mark McNulty for Tuesday night’s Champions League qualifier against Legia Warsaw. The veteran stopper had come off injured in the closing stages of Friday night’s Premier Divison clash with Shamrock Rovers, to be replaced by Peter Cherrie in what was his league debut for the Leesiders. Speaking ahead of Tuesday night’s match at Turner’s …

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Dundalk’s Stephen Kenny Hits Back At Rival Managers Caulfield And Bradley

Dundalk Stephen Kenny has dismissed the complaints of rival managers John Caulfield and Stephen Bradley in relation to his side’s transfer business this week. The Lilywhites com[leted the signings of Georgie Kelly and Patrick McEleney this week, leading to grumblings in the Cork City and Shamrock Rovers camp about the financial clout that Dundalk are able to wield in comparison to …

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16-Year-Old Gavin Bazunu Continues To Make Waves At Shamrock Rovers

SSE Aitrtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 6/7/2018 Cork City vs Shamrock Rovers Rovers goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu celebrates after the game

He may be only 16 years old, but Shamrock Rovers goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu is already turning heads in the League of Ireland. Following reports that Liverpool had sent goalkeeping coach John Achterberg to watch the youngster against Derry City last week, Bazunu faced his toughest challenge yet with a trip to Turner’s Cross to face defending Premier Division champions Cork City …

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UCC Soccer Scholarships – A League Of Ireland Breeding Ground

As Daniel Pender’s cup-winning penalty smashed the back of the net on Tuesday two weeks ago in Turners Cross, the curtain was brought down on another hugely successful season for University College Cork’s senior football side. Following on from 2017’s Munster Senior League and Collingwood Cup titles, the Noel Healy-managed side added the Beamish Cup to the Donie Forde Cup …

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Breaking: Cork City Handed Incredibly Tough Task In Champions League Draw

Airtricity League champions Cork City have been handed a very tough draw as their Champions League qualifier opponents were revealed this morning. Cork City have been drawn against Legia Warsaw in the first round of the Champions League qualifiers. John Caulfield’s men will begin their European campaign with a home game against the Polish side Legia Warsaw before travelling to …

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Cork City Discover Their Five Potential Champions League Opponents

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Showgrounds 9/6/2018 Sligo Rovers vs Cork City Cork City manager John Caulfield Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Evan Logan

Cork City’s list of potential Champions League first qualifying round opponents has been reduced to five. Ahead of Tuesday’s draw, UEFA have divided the list of teams into smaller groups, making it less of a free-for-all and giving John Caulfield’s double-winners more of an idea of who they might be coming up against next month. While the grouping means that …

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