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Greenlight: Sean Murray: Watford’s Former Wonderkid Refinding His Feet At Dundalk

During the off-season, League of Ireland champions Dundalk sprung a surprise when they announced the signing of former Watford midfielder and ex-Irish U21 international Sean Murray. A name familiar to many thanks to his promising start in the game with the Hornets seven years ago, Murray found himself struggling for game time at Danish club Vejle Boldklub, when the call …

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What We Learned From LOI As Stalemates Dominate & Drennan Delivers

A relatively quick turnaround from Monday night, Friday saw another full fixture of League of Ireland action with five games in the Airtricity League. Unquestionably the least exciting gameweek of the four that have occurred so far, last night saw three scoreless draws with Sligo Rovers the only side in the division to pick up three points. With that in mind …

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What We Learned From The First Weekend Of League Of Ireland Action

The Airtricity Premier Division returned with a bang last night, with all ten teams in action across five Friday night games. There was late drama, impressive newcomers and struggling champions as fans around the country breathed a collective sigh of relief knowing that football was finally back. After the first week of fixtures Pundit Arena takes a look at what …

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Five Players To Watch Ahead Of The New League Of Ireland 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. There are narratives aplenty to delve into, with a host of players, some new to the division and some much for familiar to it, keen to impress. As the season kicks into …

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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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Dundalk’s Michael Duffy On Season Ambitions & Life After Stephen Kenny

With the start of the Airtricity League season just over a week away, one of the biggest storylines ahead of the new campaign surrounds the defending champions Dundalk. Over the break, the Lilywhites lost their talismanic manager Stephen Kenny, who had masterminded four league titles in the last five seasons, including two doubles as well as an unprecedented European run, to …

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Michael O’Connor Confirms He Will Switch Allegiance To Northern Ireland

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Michael O’Connor has announced his intention to switch allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland.  The former Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers striker is currently plying his trade at Linfield represented the Republic of Ireland at under-19 level where he scored in a win over Austria back in 2016. Many are surprised by O’Connor’s intentions given that his former …

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Surprise Names Emerge As Dundalk Search For Kenny Replacement

As Stephen Kenny departs from Oriel Park for the bright lights of the Irish U21s, it’s time for Dundalk to look ahead to the future and there’s already some interesting names being linked with the job. Irish U17s coach Mick Neville is the current frontrunner to take the job alongside Kenny’s former assistant Vinny Perth who is the second favourite, …

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Dundalk Release Statement Over Stephen Kenny’s Departure

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Dundalk FC have released a statement addressing the departure of their former manager, Stephen Kenny, who has taken up the vacant U-21 Republic of Ireland job.  Kenny who was unveiled to the media today as the new U-21 boss, has produced some superb work for the Lilywhites where he helped the Oriel Park outfit win four out of the last …

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O’Neill Confirms Dundalk Standout Has Chosen To Represent Ireland

Irish manager Martin O’Neill has confirmed that Dundalk standout Michael Duffy has decided to declare for the Republic over Northern Ireland. Duffy who has been one of the domestic double winning Dundalk side’s finest players throughout the season has lined out for both the Republic and Northern Ireland at underage level and had also previously been called up to the …

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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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