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League of Ireland U19 Season – What To Expect

The 2014/15 SSE Airtricity League of Ireland u19 season is upon us and if last season is anything to go by, it should be another fantastic year for underage football in Ireland. As we enter the fourth edition of the u19 season, it’s clear that this league has been a superb addition to the football calendar in the country. Hundreds of …

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Cork City Striker Rob Lehane – Balancing Study & Sport

Stephen Walsh recently caught up with Cork City striker Rob Lehane on the challenges of balancing college and professional sport, as well as getting his thoughts on the season so far. Editor’s Note: At the time of the interview Rob Lehane was out with an ankle injury but it is hoped that he’ll be back for the game this Friday week against Shamrock …

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Dan Murray Interview After Goal Against Bohemians

Friday night saw Cork City stalwart Dan Murray score his first goal for the club since re-signing from Shamrock Rovers under Tommy Dunne back in 2012. His late strike ensured that City remain in the Cup after his late goalmouth scramble cancelled out Dinny Corcoran’s earlier goal. When this writer caught up with the club’s all time leading European goal …

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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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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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Three Conclusions From League of Ireland Gameweek 23

Conor Hayes is here with three conclusions from the recent Gameweek in the League of Ireland, where Colin Healy was the star for Cork City. 1. Colin Healy gives Cork fans a moment they’ll never forget Supporting a team in the League of Ireland can be tough. There’s often very little pay-off for your unwavering loyalty, your team and league are ignored …

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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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Preview: Cork City vs St Patrick’s Athletic

Cork City entertains St Patrick’s Athletic Friday night in Turner’s Cross and Stephen Walsh is here to preview this crucial clash. Friday night’s  game will be a battle of second and third in the table. A win for Pat’s would put them into second place owing to a better goal difference while a win for the home side could see them …

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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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LOI Roundup: Late winner Sees Dundalk Six Clear

There was late drama at Turner’s Cross on Friday with a potentially decisive influence on the title race. An 85th minute equaliser from Darren Dennehy saw a massive home crowd of 5,650 go wild before just a minute later Brian Gartland scrambled home a winner for Dundalk. Dundalk had taken the lead in the 15th minute through Richie Towell after a …

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Four Things We Learned From Cork City vs Dundalk

The top of the table clash last Friday between Cork City and Dundalk  could go a long way to deciding who wins the title at the end of October. Dundalk ran out 2-1 winners thanks to a late goal from Brian Gartland that broke Cork City hearts. 1) Cork City tactics Cork were overly reliant on the long ball up front …

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League of Ireland Premier Division RoundUp

Stephen Walsh is here with the latest talking points from the League of Ireland following a massive clash at the top of the table. This week saw the conclusion of the second round of SSE Airtricity league games and the leaders Dundalk still haven’t been displaced despite the best efforts of Cork City and Sligo Rovers to overtake them. During the course of …

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Three Reasons Why Cork City Will Beat Dundalk

Turners Cross plays host to one of the biggest games of the season in the League of Ireland Premier Division as second-placed Cork City face first-placed Dundalk. The Leesiders and the Lilywhites have been swapping between first and second place for weeks but Friday night will see the Rebel Army attempt to equal Dundalk’s points tally, while the Lilywhites aim to …

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League of Ireland Preview: Cork City vs Dundalk

Turners Cross is the destination for Friday’s top of the table clash between league leaders Dundalk and second-placed Cork City. Three points separate the sides going into the game that will be shown live on Setanta Sports with an 8pm kick off. Cork City are unbeaten at home this season and the Rebel Army will be hoping that they can …

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Cork City’s John Dunleavy Looks Ahead To Dundalk Challenge

Cork City club captain John Dunleavy was interviewed by the media ahead of his side’s top of the table clash with Dundalk this Friday. The Donegal-born player spoke very confidently of his side ahead of this much anticipated clash. He was quick to mention that his side were hoping to bounce back from their defeat to Bohemians last Friday. We …

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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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