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Double The Delight For Dundalk’s Michael Duffy

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Dundalk qualified for the second round of the UEFA Champions League last night after a dramatic penalty shootout win over Latvian side, Riga.  It was a great win for the League of Ireland champions who had to do it the hard way minus their talisman, Michael Duffy. Duffy had hoped to be involved in the dramatic 4-3 penalty shootout win …

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“Jose Just Rang” – Dundalk Boss Reveals Mourinho Call Following CL Win

Dundalk manager Vinnie Perth revealed that Jose Mourinho congratulated the Lilywhites following their Champions League victory in Riga last night. The Airtricity League Champions defeated Riga on penalties on Wednesday night to advance to the second round of the qualifiers with a tie against Qarabag of Azerbaijan the prize following their win. According to a report in the Irish Independent, …

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Bohs Host Shelbourne In Pick Of Ties In FAI Cup First Round Draw

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The FAI Cup first round draw took place this evening with Bohemians set to host Shelbourne at Dalymount Park.  Meanwhile, Dundalk will begin their title defence with a trip to St Colman’s Park to take on Cobh Ramblers while last year’s finalists, Cork City, have been drawn to face Cabinteely. Finn Harps must travel to face Shamrock Rovers while St …

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McCarthy Admits He’s Keeping An Eye On Dundalk Hitman Pat Hoban

Irish manager Mick McCarthy has admitted that he will be keeping an eye on Dundalk striker Pat Hoban after he became the Lilywhites’ record goalscorer in their victory over Shamrock Rovers. Hoban scored his seventh goal of the season as Dundalk beat their title rivals at Oriel Park and the 27-year old became Dundalk’s record goalscorer in the process, surpassing …

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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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