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Galway United Land Former Chelsea Trainee

Galway United have announced the signing of ex-Chelsea trainee Tomi Saarelma. The 26-year-old winger joins the EA Sports Cup finalists from his home club in Finland, FC Lahti; the same club from which Chelsea acquired his services as a schoolboy in 2005 on a two-year scholarship. There, he made 35 appearances, scoring on three occasions for the Chelsea under-18 squad. However, he …

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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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Galway’s Ryan Manning To Sign For QPR?

QPR are in talks to sign Galway teenager Ryan Manning, according to The Daily Mail. The Republic of Ireland U19 international also held talks with Tottenham Hotspur after they agreed a fee with the Eamonn Deacy Park club but Manning is expected to sign for Harry Redknapp’s men. Manning, 18, can play in midfield or as a centre-forward. The Under 19 …

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Dundalk Sign Paddy Barrett From Galway

Paddy Barrett has been announced as the latest addition to Stephen Kenny’s Dundalk side ahead of next season. Barrett joins from Galway, having moved there from Waterford United halfway through last season. The 21-year-old defender helped Tommy Dunne’s side to promotion into the Premier Division and will be another young player for Stephen Kenny to call upon. @DundalkFC can confirm …

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How The FAI’s €1.2 Million Grant Effects The LOI

Michael Ring, the Minister of state for Tourism and Sport has granted the FAI €1.2 million in funding for six footballing projects across the country, including two which directly impact the League of Ireland. The two projects which directly influence the League of Ireland are at Galway’s Eamonn Deacy Park and Cork City’s stadium in Turner’s Cross. According to the FAI’s …

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Galway United F.C. – A New Era?

With Galway set to compete under the name Galway United F.C. next season, Shane McDonnell takes us from the beginnings of Galway F.C. to where they are now as a newly promoted Premier Division team.  At the beginning of the 2014 season, Galway F.C entered the first division in the place of the other Galway clubs, Mervue United and Salthill, and …

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Galway Hope To Keep Promotion Dream Alive Against UCD

After comfortably beating Shelbourne in the promotion relegation play off semi finals Galway FC travel to the Belfield Bowl to play against UCD. In what has been a remarkable year for Galway FC Monday’s can prove to be a history making occasion. Speaking to the Galway FC website this Sunday manager Tommy Dunne said;   We just tried to prepare …

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PA League Of Ireland First Division Team of the Year 2014

It’s that time of year again where the best XI from this year’s League of Ireland First Division must be decided upon. Thomas Stafford picks his Pundit Arena team of the year for the 2014 First Division.  Picking a “Team Of The Week” is never easy so one can only imagine what choosing a “Team Of The Season”  is like. It was a close …

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League Of Ireland First Division Review – 2014

Yesterday saw the final round of games in the SSE Airtricity League of Ireland First Division played out as the season drew to an end, David Pheasey looks back at the year as a whole in his 2014 First Division review. Longford Town fans will be able to rest easy for the off-season and dream of Premier Division football as …

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Match Preview: Cobh Ramblers vs Galway FC

Cobh Ramblers host high-flying Galway FC this Saturday evening at St Colman’s Park. The visitors have won their last four league games and will travel to Cork in confident form. The Rams were very much depleted in their 4-2 defeat to Longford Town with no less than five of their regular starting eleven unavailable. It was a spirited performance by Martin …

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Pundit Arena LOI First Division Team of the Week

Thomas Stafford is here to discuss this week’s Pundit Arena LOI First Division Team of the Week. A 4-0 win for Wexford Youths over rivals Waterford sees them receive the most nominations with three players in the Team of the Week. Shelbourne and Galway both have two representatives after impressive wins over Shamrock Rovers B and Finn Harps respectively. As …

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Pundit Arena LOI First Division Team of the Week

The Pundit Arena LOI First Division Team of the Week has been announced. Check out the top performers from this week’s action. Galway FC lead the way in this week’s Pundit Arena LOI First Division Team of the Week with four players getting the nod after their emphatic 3-0 win over Shamrock Rovers B. Cobh Ramblers have three nominations thanks …

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League of Ireland – First Division Roundup

With only five games left in this season’s League of Ireland First Division, things are hotting up as Longford and Shelbourne battle it out to be crowned champions and avoid the playoffs, while Galway FC and Wexford Youths battle it out for the final playoff spot and  the chance of promotion to the Premier Division.  The tie of the weekend …

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