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

August in the League of Ireland Premier Division was a bit more scattered than usual as the FAI Cup took up two of its weekends. Nonetheless, the month saw Limerick dragged down into what has become a very tight race to avoid relegation, while at the top Cork City’s lack of goals has meant that the title celebrations have to …

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SSE Airtricity League Premier Divison Predictions: Week 27

The involvement of both Bray Wanderers and Sligo Rovers in the IRN-BRU Cup means there are just four matches taking place in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division this weekend. ________ Friday (all games have a 7:45pm kick-off) Bohemians vs Galway United Bohs haven’t really kicked on following those impressive back-to-back away wins over Shamrock Rovers and Cork City at the end of …

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The FAI Cup Quarter Final Draw Has Been Made

Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Final, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/11/2016 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Greg Bolger celebrates with The FAI Cup

With just eight teams remaining in this year’s FAI Cup, we’re fast approaching the business end of the competition. Shocks were in relatively short supply over the weekend as sixteen became eight, with the exception of Leinster Senior League side Bluebell United seeing off the challenge of First Division outfit Cabinteely at Stradbrook. Their reward for that impressive result is …

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The Youthful Republic Of Ireland XI

Irish football has had a number of promising stories recently with both Sean Maguire and Kevin O’Connor getting big moves to Preston North End and exciting young Aston Villa striker Scott Hogan declaring for Ireland.   Perhaps finally fans are now beginning to see a bright future for Irish football with some younger players at last making a push for …

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The FAI Cup Second Round Draw Has Been Made

Irish Daily Mail FAI Senior Cup Draw & Republic of Ireland Press Conference, Springhill Court Hotel, Co. Kilkenny 21/7/2017 A view of the FAI Senior Cup

The draw for the FAI Cup second round has taken place during RTE’s Soccer Republic on Monday evening. With eight Premier Divison teams, four First Divison teams and four non-league sides remaining it was finely poised to produce some intriguing ties and it did not disappoint in that regard. Shocks were in short supply in the last round despite the four …

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Shamrock Rovers’ Stephen Bradley Re-Ignites War Of Words With Cork City’s John Caulfield

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Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley has branded Jonc Caulfield’s defence of Alan Bennett as “disgraceful” after a fiery encounter in Tallaght this week. Bradley’s reaction stems from comments made by his Cork City counterpart earlier in the week in which he claimed that Rovers defender Dave Webster deceived the referee into sending Bennett off during Monday night’s EA Sports Cup …

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

July saw the League of Ireland Premier Divison really begin to take shape, as gaps started to appear (or widen further) at both ends of the table. Dundalk’s patchy domestic form this month (though their Champions League exertions disrupted that somewhat) allowed Cork City to edge that bit closer to the title – though John Caulfield’s side did lose their first …

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Cork City Boss John Caulfield Bemoans Title Assumption ‘Rubbish’

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 28/7/2017 Cork City vs Galway United Cork City manager John Caufield Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Cork City extended their winning streak in the league to nine games following a 2-1 victory over Galway United on Friday night.  This come-from-behind win means that City are now within touching distance of lifting only the club’s third Premier Division title in their history, with a commanding 18-point lead over Dundalk at present who face Sligo Rovers at the …

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Done Deal: Cork City Confirm The Signing Of Robbie Williams From Limerick

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Carlisle Grounds, Bray, Co. Wicklow 25/3/2017 Bray Wanderers vs Limerick Limerick's Robbie Williams

Premier Divison leaders Cork City have increased their defensive options with the acquisition of Robbie Williams until the end of the season. Limerick confirmed on Friday morning that the experienced 32-year-old had been released from his contract, and he was announced as City’s latest signing soon after. He joins Kieran Sadlier, Sean McLoughlin and Sean O’Mahony as John Caulfield’s side look …

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Recent Ireland Call-Up Alan Browne Agrees New Deal At Preston North End

February 25th 2017, Preston, Lancashire, England; Skybet Championship football, Preston North End versus Queens Park Rangers; Preston North End's Alan Browne kicks the ball clear (Photo by Tim Williams/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Preston North End’s Alan Browne has on Thursday been rewarded for his fine club form with a new three-year deal.  Having played 31 times for the Deepdale club in the Championship last season, the midfielder, who this summer earned his first senior Ireland cap, is quickly building a reputation for himself in the north-west, alongside a healthy contingent of fellow Irishmen. With as …

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Preston Fans Have Already Found A New Hero In Sean Maguire

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It took roughly twenty minutes for new signing Sean Maguire to announce himself to fans of Preston North End. The former Cork City striker, along with left-back Kevin O’Connor, were introduced as half-time substitutes in Preston’s pre-season friendly against Burnley at Deepdale, and he was soon doing what League of Ireland fans hve come to expect of him… Collecting the ball …

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The Draw For The FAI Cup First Round Has Been Made

Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Final, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/11/2016 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Greg Bolger lifts The FAI Cup

Cork City’s defence of the FAI Cup will begin in Bray next month, as the draw for the first round took place in Kilkenny on Friday morning. John Caulfield’s side and Dundalk have contested the last two finals at the Aviva Stadium, and will be the favourites to do so again this November (provided they don’t meet each other before …

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