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Shamrock Rovers Win Shootout To Claim First FAI Cup In 32 Years

Shamrock Rovers defeated Dundalk on penalties to win their first FAI Cup in 32 years, as Gary O’Neill’s winning spot-kick proved decisive in the shootout. The game began with Rovers in the ascendancy and getting the better of the ball, Jack Byrne especially finding his range of passing early, with the absence of Dundalk’s Chris Shields allowing the Irish international …

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Dundalk & Shamrock Rovers Dominate PFAI Team Of The Year

Five Dundalk players have been named in the PFAI Team of the Year. The League of Ireland Premier Division champions make up the majority of the team, which is voted for by their fellow players. There are four Shamrock Rovers in the side. Sean Gannon, Chris Shields, Patrick Hoban, Sean Hoare and Michael Duffy are the Dundalk players in the …

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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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