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St. Pat’s Look To Extend Unbeaten Run Against Drogheda

Liam Buckley’s St. Patrick’s Athletic host Drogheda United on Monday night as they look to go six games unbeaten in the league, while the visitors are looking for their first win since March 13th against Sligo Rovers. Pat’s are currently sitting in fifth place in the league, with three wins and two draws from their last five games. The latest …

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Premier Division Preview: Heary Faces Bohs For First Time

Here we preview all the Premier Division fixtures taking place around the country tonight.  Another set of midweek games beckons with the league table making for an altogether different picture following some unexpected results on Friday night. A fiery game in Tallaght Stadium defines the weekend’s action, with Dundalk having coughed up a two-goal lead away to one of their title rivals …

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Shamrock Rovers 2-2 Dundalk: Red Cards, Penalties & Controversy

Friday night proved to possess arguably the most exciting game of the season so far. There were goals, red cards, penalties and controversial decisions on offer in a huge game at Tallaght Stadium between Shamrock Rovers and champions Dundalk. Shamrock Rovers vs Dundalk turned out to be arguably the game of the season so far with no shortage of drama …

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3 Reasons Why Dundalk Have Continued Their Dominance

Dundalk are one of the few sides in the Premier Division that look unstoppable once they begin to build up a head of steam, something which was illustrated last season and has continued to great effect this year, once again. The word ruthless and Dundalk have now become so intertwined that giving the Louthmen even a slim chance of opening up …

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Cameras At The Cross: Cork City vs Dundalk To Be Televised

Cork City and Dundalk’s clash at Turner’s Cross on April 24th is to be televised on RTÉ2.  A game which could hold great significance in the race for the title will be the second televised game the champions have been involved in since the beginning of the season, with their 3-0 victory over Sligo Rovers  having been shown already this year. Kick-off …

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Premier Division Preview: The Louth Derby Is Upon Us

Rob Lyons previews the key games taking place at the top and bottom of the Premier Division this weekend, as we head into match day seven.  With the midweek EA Sports Cup second round games now decided, attentions turn back to league action once more. Results last weekend at both ends of the table were unprecedented with Dundalk being held by Limerick …

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This Weekend’s SSE Airtricity League Match Officials

Ahead of tonight and tomorrow night’s games, here is the list of match officials who have been appointed to each game occurring across the SSE Airtricity League this weekend.    Premier Division Bohemians v Longford Town, Dalymount Park, 7.45pm Referee: Sean Grant Assistant 1: Alan Sherlock Assistant 2: Brian Fenlon Fourth Official: Paul Tuite Derry City v Shamrock Rovers, Brandywell Stadium, 7.45pm Referee: Paul McLaughlin …

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Unbeaten Dundalk Host Louth Rivals Drogheda United

Dundalk head into the first Louth derby of the season looking to keep their unbeaten record intact against Drogheda, who have picked up just one point from their last four games. Stephen Kenny’s side saw their winning start to the season end in Jackman Park last week as an 89th minute equaliser from Paul O’Conor earned Limerick a draw. Kenny then made …

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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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Cobh Start Second Henderson Era With Win Over Cabinteely

Cobh Ramblers’ Stephen Henderson era ‘Part Two’ got off to a positive start on Saturday with a 1-0 victory at home to Cabinteely. A solitary Rob Waters strike gave Ramblers the win, in what was the first ever meeting between the two sides. Along with Henderson’s opening game in charge, the tie also saw Martin Cambridge return to the club …

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Sheppard On Song As Cork City Dominate Derry

Cork City welcomed the Candystripes to Turner’s Cross in what is traditionally an unhappy hunting ground for Derry City.  Two goals from Karl Sheppard and a John O’Flynn tap-in saw Cork City run out deserved winners over Derry City tonight and continue the Candystripes’ poor league record on Leeside. The home side began the game strongly and created a brilliant chance after …

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Shamrock Rovers Host A Depleted Galway United

Shamrock Rovers host Galway United at Tallaght Stadium for the first time since 2010, when former fan-favourite Gary Twigg scored a first half hat-trick in a 3-0 win, which condemned the Tribesmen to the First Division that year. Rovers are fresh from a 0-0 draw with arch rivals Bohemians, while Galway’s last trip away from Eamonn Deacy Park was a 2-0 defeat …

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Unbeaten Cork City Host A Resurgent Derry City

Cork City take on a resurgent Derry City side this Friday night as the Leesiders host Peter Hutton’s men at Turner’s Cross.  Cork City currently sit second in the table with a 5-0 hammering of Limerick standing out as their most exceptional result. John Caulfield’s side approach this game as the favourites after their win over Bray, but following a …

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Shelbourne & Waterford Both Hoping To Bounce Back

Waterford United will be hoping to bounce back from last weekend’s defeat as the Blues welcome Shelbourne to the RSC on Friday evening. The Blues come into the game on the back of a 1-0 defeat at the hands of league new boys Cabinteely last weekend. Despite some early chances, Tommy Griffin’s men were unable to find a way past …

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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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Bray Wanderers Appoint Caretaker Manager

Following major upheaval at the club last night, as Alan Mathews and his management team resigned their positions, Bray Wanderers have moved swiftly to appoint a caretaker manager.  A club statement, released this morning, confirms that Maciej Tarnogrodzki will takeover managerial duties and has already had a training session with the squad. The new boss has most recently managed Bray’s under 19 squad as …

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Dundalk To Continue 100% Record: Premier Division Preview

With international distractions now put to one side for the time being, Rob Lyons focuses on match day six of domestic action.  It’s still too early and too difficult to tell where clubs will end up come season’s end but some sides’ starts have given us an early indication of what is to come already. Dundalk have been nigh on flawless in their opening five games, …

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An Irish Fan On The Atmosphere That Surrounded Irl vs Pol

David Cullinane relives the thoughts, sights and sounds from Ireland’s spirited come-back against Poland.  There was a sense from early yesterday upon arriving in Dublin that this was more than a normal game. This was huge, this was massive; it was essentially do or die trying. As is ritual, a stroll into town to check out the atmosphere uncovered the surreal …

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