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Cup Win Keeps Dundalk Success On Track

Stephen Kenny’s Dundalk side have been the fairy tale story of League of Ireland football over the last three years. They’ve collected every league title available in that time as well as enjoying the most successful and fervently followed European run in recent memory. Unfortunately for the Co Louth side, they have been the victim of their own success. Their outstanding …

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EA Sports Cup Final: A Shamrock Rovers/Dundalk Combined XI

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Dundalk, Co. Louth 23/7/2017 Dundalk vs Shamrock Rovers Dundalk's Robbie Benson with Brandon Miele of Rovers

Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk do battle in Tallaght this weekend looking to take home the first major silverware of the season in the form of the EA Sports Cup. The two sides come into this clash very much in form – both with seven wins in a row behind them – and with the league definitely beyond one and just …

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

Rovers City

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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EA Sports Cup Second Round Draw: Dundalk To Host St Pat’s

DUNDALK, IRELAND - JULY 22: General views of the stadium during the Champions League 2nd round qualifying game between Dundalk F.C and BATE Borisov at Oriel Park on July 22, 2015 in Dundalk, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

The draw for the second round of this year’s EA Sports Cup took place at FAI Headquarters on Wednesday.  The first two rounds of the competition are again being run on a regional basis, which sees the first round consisting of four pools of six teams. In this round, the two sides who received byes in the previous round were in the …

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EA Sports Cup First Round Draw: Bohs To Host Longford

The draw for the first round of the 2016 EA Sports Cup has been made with a total of 24 teams, including four non-league sides, taking part in the competition this year. The first two rounds of the competition will again run on a regional basis with four pools of six teams. Two sides from each pool have received byes to …

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Agony For Galway As Derry Coast To Victory In The West

Last week proved to be a great week for the underdogs during the Galway Races in Ballybrit and last night at Eamonn Deacy Park it proved no different with the priced travelling underdogs, Derry City, capitalising on a depleted Galway United squad, which included three of their under-19 players. From the get go the Galway back four had their backs against …

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Cork Announce Fixture Change & EA Sports Cup QF Date

Cork City have made two fixture announcements, concerning both Premier Division and EA Sports Cup games.  The Leesiders’ EA Sports Cup quarter-final against St. Patrick’s Athletic will take place on Tuesday, May 19th at 7:45pm in Turner’s Cross. City take on St. Pat’s having beaten Waterford United 2-0 away from home in the last round, with goals from Ross Gaynor and Rob Lehane …

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Rovers Travel To Derry: EA Sports Cup Quarter-Final Draw

The draw for the EA Sports Cup quarter-final was made today at FAI HQ in Abbotstown, where the last eight teams left in the competition were handed their fate for the next round.  The only non-Premier Division team left in the competition – Munster Senior League side UCC – host last year’s EA Sports Cup and league champions Dundalk. The other all-Premier …

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This Weekend’s League Of Ireland Suspension List

Here are the suspensions which will take effect over the course of the weekend in both the First and Premier Division.  Automatic suspension in next SSE Airtricity League match Ian Bermingham (St. Patrick’s Athletic) Marc Ludden (Galway United) Adam Mitchell (Bray Wanderers) Derek Prendergast (Bohemians) Keith Ward (Sligo Rovers) _____ Automatic suspension in next first team competitive match (sent-off in losing …

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MSL Champions UCC Look To Cause Cup Upset Against Cobh

Munster Senior League side UCC host League of Ireland neighbours Cobh Ramblers tonight in the second round of the EA Sports Cup. With a quarter-final place up for grabs, it will be all to play for at the Mardyke and should make for an entertaining game. The Students come into the tie on the back of a 2-0 win away …

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EA Sports Cup Preview: Cabinteely vs Shamrock Rovers

Ollie Hamzat Cabinteely

Shamrock Rovers travel to Stradbrook on Monday evening to take on Eddie Gormley’s Cabinteely in the second round of the EA Sports Cup.  Cabinteely currently sit fifth in the First Division with two league wins under their belt, after beating Wexford Youths on the opening day of the season and Waterford United on match day four. Cabinteely progressed to the second round of …

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Heary Hopes For Morale-Boosting Victory Against Derry City

Sligo Rovers return to action this Easter Monday night against Derry City in the EA Sports Cup at the Showgrounds. After suffering a humiliating defeat to Bray Wanderers on Good Friday, Rovers fans will be hoping for a positive reaction from the players. Owen Heary will be boosted by goalkeeper Richard Brush’s return to fitness, who should start in goal. …

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Match Officials Appointed For EA Sports Cup 2nd Round Ties

Match officials have been appointed for the forthcoming second round of the EA Sports Cup  today. There are four ties set to take place on Monday, April 6th while the remaining four will kick-off on April 7th. _____ The match official appointments for each tie are as follows: Monday, April 6th   Cabinteely v Shamrock Rovers, Stradbrook (7.00pm). Referee: Adriano Reale Assistants: Wayne …

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EA Sports Cup 2nd Round Fixtures: Dates & Times Confirmed

The Football Association of Ireland have today announced the official times and dates of all second round EA Sports Cup ties.  The first set of fixtures will take place on Monday April 6th, while the remaining four fixtures will be played on Tuesday the 7th of April. The standout tie of the round is Sligo Rovers vs Derry City, while …

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EA Sports Cup Draw Throws Up 2 All-Premier Division Ties

The draw for the second round of the EA Sports Cup was made today at FAI HQ. The games, which are to be played on April 6th or 7th make for interesting reading, with two all-Premier Division clashes up for decision. The draw has been spilt into four pools, with four sides in each one. In pool one, University College Cork, who played their …

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