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Video: Johnny McDonnell Hits The Nail On The Head During Sean Maguire Debate

Trepidation still surrounds including any player from the League of Ireland in Ireland’s senior international set-up, but over the last number of months in particular calls have grown stronger for Cork City’s Sean Maguire to be included in Martin O’Neill’s squad.  With Ireland suffering from somewhat of a post-Robbie Keane era slump in terms of talent in and around the …

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Johnny McDonnell Departs Drogheda United

Drogheda United today announced that Johnny McDonnell has departed the club by mutual consent. The announcement comes just two days after a 4-1 defeat to bottom of the table Limerick, a result which has left the Boynesiders sitting in the relegation play-off spot, just four points clear of the side that beat them on Friday night. Drogheda are without a …

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Limerick Run Riot Against Incompetent Drogheda

Four first-half goals, including three in the first twelve minutes, gave Limerick a straightforward 4-1 victory over a poor Drogheda United side at United Park on Friday evening. It took the visitors just five minutes to break the deadlock from their first real noteworthy chance as Vinny Faherty timed his run perfectly to head home unmarked from a Sean Russell …

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Drogheda & Limerick Ready For Battle In Relegation Six-Pointer

Drogheda United and Limerick go to battle in United Park on Friday night in a match that can only be described as a relegation six-pointer. The Boynesiders are currently just one point clear of the relegation play-off spot, while the Shannonsiders are six points adrift of the play-off spot, which is currently occupied by Sligo Rovers. Drogheda are without a league …

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Irish International Treacy Joins Collins Jnr In Signing For Drogheda

Drogheda United have completed the signings of Keith Treacy and Roddy Collins Jnr as they look to boost their chances of staying in the Premier Division. The six-time capped Republic of Ireland international had been without a club since departing Barnsley by mutual consent in January of this year. Treacy made his senior international debut for the Republic of Ireland …

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Depleted Galway Host Drogheda United In Relegation Six-Pointer

Four defeats in their last five league games, coupled with the improvement in form of Derry, Limerick and now Sligo, who beat Drogheda 4-0 on Friday, means that both sides are now just three points above the relegation play-off spot and well and truly involved in a dogfight to stay in the Premier Division. Galway United have not won a league …

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Drogheda United Face Sligo Rovers In Battle For Survival

Johnny McDonnell’s Drogheda United host Micky Adams’ Sligo Rovers at United Park tonight in what will be the biggest game of the season for both of these sides. Drogheda come into this game off the back of a 1-0 defeat away to Bray Wanderers, a result that means the Boynesiders have now lost four of their last five league games. A …

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In-Form Bray Host Drogheda In Crucial Bottom Half Clash

Drogheda United travel to the Carlisle Grounds on Saturday evening to take on Mick Cooke’s Bray Wanderers, who have picked up four wins in their last five games. Bray Wanderers’ last seven league matches have all been decided by a scoreline of 1-0 with Bray winning four of those and losing three, including the narrow one-goal defeat to league-leaders Dundalk …

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Defensive Mistake Gives Hoops The Win In Drogheda

A first half strike from Brandon Miele, who capitalised on a defensive error, was enough to give Shamrock Rovers their thirteenth consecutive win at United Park and maintain their unbeaten record at the ground, which stretches back to April of 2005. In what was a game of very few chances, it was the visitors who started the brighter of two. …

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Shamrock Rovers Look For Thirteenth Consecutive Win At United Park

 Shamrock Rovers travel to United Park in search of their third consecutive league win as they face a Drogheda United side looking for their first win in four games. Drogheda travelled to Longford last weekend, looking to avoid a third successive defeat and that they did, thanks to an equaliser from top goalscorer Lee Duffy and the heroics of goalkeeper Michéal Schlingermann. …

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Longford Host Drogheda In Important Mid-Table Clash

Longford Town host Johnny McDonnell’s Drogheda United at the City Calling Stadium on Saturday evening as both sides look to bounce back from consecutive league defeats. Longford Town come into this game off the back of four defeats and one victory, which came at home to Bohemians, in their last five league games. It was Ayman Ben Mohamed who scored …

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Drogheda & St. Pat’s Look To Return To Winning Ways

Following their European exit, St. Patrick’s Athletic travel to Drogheda on Friday night as both sides look to get back to winning ways. Drogheda were on a four-game unbeaten run until a cruel deflection in the 89th minute from a Darren Meenan free kick gave Dundalk victory in the Louth Derby a fortnight ago. Speaking about that game to the …

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More New Additions At Drogheda

Drogheda United have announced their fourth and fifth signings of the transfer window in the shape of midfielder Robert Bayly and striker Ger Pender. Following the departure of attacking trio Daryl Kavanagh, Matthew Rooney and Michael Scott, followed by the more recent departure of defender Neil Yadolahi, Drogheda boss Johnny McDonnell was left with a number of gaps to fill …

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Match Preview: Bohemians vs Drogheda United

The mid-season break is over, the European draws have been made and now attention turns back to the League of Ireland as Bohemians’ play host to Johnny McDonnell’s Drogheda United in what is one of seven games being played across the two divisions on Friday night. Few may have predicted at the start of the season that Bohs’ would be …

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Kavanagh Part Of Attacking Trio Who Have Left Drogs

There may be a few new faces at Drogheda United soon as Daryl Kavanagh, Matthew Rooney and Michael Scott have all left the Louth club. Former league winner with St. Pats, Kavanagh, who had netted three times in 12 league appearances for the Boynesiders since he signed at the beginning of the season has accepted an offer to play in …

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Drogheda United Host 1st Division Side Cabinteely In FAI Cup Clash

Drogheda United host Eddie Gormley’s Cabinteely at United Park on Friday evening in the second round of the FAI Cup. Gerard Grimes previews the action.  The home side have won two of their last four games against Bray Wanderers and Galway United with both of those victories coming at United Park and Johnny McDonnell will be hoping his side can …

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Struggling Drogheda Host In-Form Tribesmen

President Michael D. Higgins will be in attendance at United Park on Friday as Johnny McDonnell’s Drogheda United side, who have kept just one clean sheet this season, host an in-form Galway United side that are looking for their fourth straight win in all competitions. The Boynesiders picked up a much-needed three points at home to Bray Wanderers a fortnight …

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