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Plenty Of Irish Goalscoring In The Football League On Matchday Two

It’s still early August, but the domestic season in England is already in full swing. A host of Irish players are making their presence felt in clubs across the Football League. In the Championship, two players on the fringes of the Ireland squad had crucial roles in their teams’ respective wins. Having arrived from Ipswich Town in the summer, David …

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Irish Youngster Signs First Professional Contract With Arsenal

Arsenal continue to place emphasis on youth after the departure of Arsene Wenger. The Frenchman was renowned for both his academy graduates and bringing aboard young players in the transfer market, and that academy tradition carries on in earnest. Three Arsenal academy graduates have signed their first professional contracts with the Gunners, including Irish midfielder Jordan McEneff. Per Arsenal’s statement on their official …

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Dundalk Knocked Out Of Europa League Qualifier By AEK Larnaca

Last week’s first leg of the second round of Europa League qualifying at Oriel Park was scoreless, but the away leg on Thursday saw the deadlock broken. Unfortunately for the former League of Ireland champions, it was AEK Larnaca that got in on the goalscoring action. The the return leg in Cyprus saw Larnaca, who finished fourth in the Cypriot league last …

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Eamon Dunphy Leaves RTE Following 40 Year Stint

Eamon Dunphy has announced to the world that he has left his long-term position in the RTE. Love him or hate him, the RTE analysis panel just won’t be the same without Eamon Dunphy. It does seems as though the golden era for Irish punditry is well and truly closing out and with this latest move – the country’s sports …

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Irish Underage Pair Sign Pro-Contracts With Southampton

Irish duo Kameron Ledwidge and Sean Brennan have signed pro contracts with Premier League side Southampton. The underage international pairing had previously been a part of the Saints’ academy but will now move up from their status to sign professional contracts. Both players represented Ireland at the Under 17s European Championships and enjoyed good debut seasons for the under-18 side …

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Irish Teenager Ryan Nolan Makes Inter Milan Debut

Ryan Nolan is all set to follow in the footsteps of Liam Brady and Robbie Keane in lining out for Inter Milan. The 19-year-old played for Torre Pacheco in Spain, but was snapped up by Inter Milan back in 2015. Nolan hasn’t yet represented Ireland in a competitive underage game, and the Spanish FA are said to be interested in bringing him …

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Bray Wanderers Players Have Voted To Go On Strike

Following a period of almost two months without pay, the players of Irish football club Bray Wanderers have voted to go on strike. Last week came the news that five members of the Seagulls’ squad have left the side and entered the realm of free agency after being given the right to do so in the wake of the late …

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Graham Burke Completes Move To Preston North End

Shamrock Rovers standout Graham Burke has officially completed his move across the water to Championship outfit, Preston North End. One of the country’s brightest talents has made an exciting move to the Championship following a few weeks of speculation linking him to a deal away from his current side, Shamrock Rovers. Graham Burke, 24, will join up his fellow Irishman …

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John O’Shea Officially Joins Championship Side Reading

John O’Shea’s playing career will continue for another year. The Ireland legend retired from international football at the weekend following Ireland’s 201 win over the USA, but has opted to continue playing at club level. O’Shea spent the last seven seasons with Sunderland, who were relegated in successive seasons from the Premier League and Championship respectively. Now the 37-year-old will …

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Your Guide To An Exciting Bank Holiday Weekend Of Sport

It’s the June bank holiday weekend and with that, there is a whole heap of excellent sport to get stuck into.  International football, rugby and plenty of GAA take centre stage this weekend and here, we provide you with all the details of the what’s, when’s and where’s of all the action. Saturday, June 2:  Football:  International Friendly:  Ireland v USA – …

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Waterford FC Announce Noel Hunt As Player/Assistant Manager

Waterford FC have announced that the former Irish international Noel Hunt will join their club after signing as a player/assistant manager. Waterford-native Noel Hunt has been confirmed as a new signing for Waterford FC, where he will take up a role as both a player and assistant manager. Hunt, 35, has enjoyed spells at Wigan, Reading, and Leeds and during …

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Seamus Coleman Disappointed At Composure In French Defeat

Ireland’s captain Seamus Coleman voiced his dissatisfaction with himself and his team’s performance as they were brushed aside by France yesterday. Ireland succumbed to a superior performance by France last night in Paris last night and after being completely dwarfed in possession for the 90 minutes, found themselves on the undesirable end of a 2-0 result. Didier Deschamps’ side were …

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