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Highly-Rated Drogheda Prospect William Hondermarck Signs For Norwich

Championship high-fliers Norwich City have completed the signing of highly-rated Drogheda United midfielder William Hondermarck. The 18-year old impressed on trial at Carrow Road in November and joins the academy on a long-term deal. Hondermarck broke into Drogheda United‘s first team mid-way through last year’s Airtricity League First Division season and impressed many at United park for his performances at the …

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FAI Confirm New 3,000-Seater Stadium For Drogheda

The FAI have confirmed that a new 3,000 seater stadium is to be built in Drogheda with scope to increase the capacity to 10,000. The stadium is part of Louth County Council’s plans for a Municipal Playing Pitch facility at North Drogheda which includes space for several full-size pitches and smaller artificial pitches, which will be accessible to the local community. Drogheda …

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Lack Of Bulbs In Floodlights Causes League Of Ireland Game To Be Postponed

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Pairc Ui Rinn, Cork 20/2/2016 Cork vs Waterford A view as the floodlights are turned on at Pairc Ui Rinn Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The League of Ireland Premier Division rumbles onto its second game week tonight, with some heavyweight clashes taking place around the country. Meanwhile, Division 1 gets underway, with the three relegated teams from last year eager to bounce straight back up to the top tier. Cabinteely host Wexford, Galway United entertain Athlone Town while Shelbourne travel to UCD. The fourth fixture …

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League of Ireland 2018: Pundit Arena Writers’ Season Predictions

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 27/10/2017 Cork City vs Bray Wanderers Cork City players celebrate with the trophy

The SSE Airtricty League roars back into life on Friday night as the first round of Premier and First Division fixtures get underway. After a season that saw Cork City end their twelve-year wait for a league title, three teams suffer the heartbreak of relegation and an endless amount of drama and brilliant goals, anticipation is high that the 2018 …

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League Of Ireland Format For 2018 Has Been Confirmed

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 27/10/2017 Cork City vs Bray Wanderers Cork City players celebrate with the trophy

The FAI have released details of the coming League of Ireland Premier and First Division structures, with the start date confirmed the middle of February. With a more packed 36-game Premier Division season (despite two fewer teams), the league will now start on Friday, February 16th, with the curtain-raising President’s Cup between Cork City and Dundalk taking place at Oriel …

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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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Video: Patrick McEleney Scored A Stunning Individual Goal For Dundalk In Louth Derby

Dundalk produced a fantastic team performance on Friday night to batter their local rivals Drogheda United 6-0, with one strike from Patrick McEleney in particular making it a special night for the Lilywhites.  Despite the Louth club having a disappointing season so far, when compared to the heights they’ve reached throughout the last three years, the Derry native has popped up …

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League Of Ireland: Winners And Losers From Matchday Two

SSE Airtricity League of Ireland Premier Division, The Showgrounds, Sligo 4/3/2017 Sligo Rovers vs Dundalk Dundalk’s Patrick McEleney celebrates scoring his sides first goal

With the second round of League of Ireland fixtures down, several teams are already beginning to hit their stride. The Premier Division title challengers have hit the ground running (and being joined at the top by the newly-promoted sides), while some of the old guard have some serious work to do. There were pitch inspections, floodlight failures and late goals …

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Pacesetters Limerick Take On Second-Placed Drogheda United

Limerick make the trip to Louth on Friday evening as they look to make it six wins from six and go ten points clear of second-placed Drogheda United. United find themselves sitting on eight points from five games, winning two, drawing two and losing one. The Boynesiders bounced back from their 3-0 defeat away to Shelbourne with an impressive and …

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Drogheda vs Cabinteely: Both Sides Look To Return To Winning Ways

Pete Mahon - Drogheda United manager.

Drogheda United host Cabinteely at United Park on Friday evening as both sides look to return to winning ways, with their last victories coming in their opening league games against Waterford United and Athlone Town respectively. Drogheda were unbeaten going into their encounter with Shelbourne last week but the Boynesiders fell to their first league defeat in Tolka Park. Pete …

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Shelbourne Looking For First League Win As They Host Drogheda United

Kevin Doherty’s Shelbourne will be looking for their first league win of the season as they host Pete Mahon’s Drogheda United, who remain unbeaten after their first three league games. Shelbourne go into this game with just a point to their name following a defeat to Cobh Ramblers and a draw with Cabinteely. They have, however, played a game less than …

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Exclusive: Ex-Drogheda Man Graham Gartland Discusses Life As A Coach

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Kyle Lafferty of Rangers tackles Graham Gartland of St Johnstone during the Co-operative Insurance Cup Semi Final between Rangers and St Johnstone at Hampden Park on February 3, 2010 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Hampered by injury that would bring his career to a premature end, Graham Gartland gave everything as a player with Longford Town, Drogheda United and St. Johnstone; amongst others. That same enthusiasm drives him as a coach, now heavily involved in the underage set-up at Shamrock Rovers. Here, he talks to Brian Strahan about the transition from player to coach, …

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