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Four Footballers Who Represent The Best Of Irish Soccer

Four Irish footballers – Jack Byrne, Stephanie Roche, Karl Sheppard and Peter Flemming – each represent the best of the sport in the country and share a common goal. For Byrne, it is about enjoying football again after a difficult spell in British football. The Shamrock Rovers midfielder has excelled since signing for the Tallaght club, scoring three goals in …

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Pundit Arena League Of Ireland Team Of The Season 2017

LOI TOTY

Rather than simply pick our own League of Ireland Premier Division Team of the Season, we put the decision in your hands via a series of Twitter polls. A 43-strong pool of nominees was whittled down to 11 over the course of the past week or so and. as expected, double winners Cork City and EA Sports Cup champions Dundalk …

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Four Potential Replacements For Sean Maguire At Cork City

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Dundalk 2/6/2017 Dundalk vs Cork City Cork City's Sean Maguire celebrates scoring

Cork City fans’ worst fears were confirmed on Saturday morning when it was announced that the striker would be joining Preston North End in January. The 23-year-old reminded City fans of what they’ll be missing on Friday night as he scored a hat-trick to put John Caulfield’s side in even more of a commanding lead in the Premier Division title …

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Watch: RTE’s April LOI Goal Of The Month Competition Has Some Absolute Scorchers

LOI Goal Of The Moth April Soccer Rrepublic

The League of Ireland produced some top-class strikes over the month of April, making the task of finding a winner and incredibly tight one. RTE’s LOI highlights programme Soccer Republic has selected a shortlist of eight, and each arguably deserves to be a winner in its own right. Karl Sheppard opened proceedings with a well-executed dipping volley away to Bohemians, with …

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Pundit Arena League Of Ireland Team Of The Month: April 2017

League of Ireland April TOTM

April saw Cork City take and even firmer grip on the League of Ireland Premier Division table, with John Caulfield’s side now sitting twelve points clear of Dundalk and Bray Wanderers. City’s 2-1 win against Bray last weekend made if four wins from four for the Leesiders, in what was another month full of strong individual performances from a multitude …

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Watch: Cork City’s Sean Maguire Continues Rampant Form With Smart Finish Vs. Derry

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 7/4/2017 Cork City vs Derry City Cork's Sean Maguire scores the third goal of the game

Cork City continued their blistering start to the season on Friday with a comprehensive 3-0 win against Derry City at Turners Cross. A 5,275-strong crowd witnessed John Caulfield’s side strengthen their position at the top of the Premier Division courtesy of a first half goal from Garry Buckley and second-half strikes from Karl Sheppard and Sean Maguire. Indeed it was …

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League Of Ireland: Winners And Losers From Matchday Six

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turners Cross, Cork 25/3/2017 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork Manager John Caulfield celebrates after the game

International football may have taken top billing this weekend, but this was still a significant weekend in the League of Ireland. On a week in which Irish football said goodbye to a true stalwart in Derry City captain Ryan McBride, domestic football resumed on a sombre note on Saturday afternoon. Nonetheless, Cork City laid down a huge marker to title …

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Cork City Won The Battle Against Dundalk; Now They Must Win The War

2017 President's Cup, Turner's Cross, Cork 17/2/2017 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Kevin O'Connor celebrates scoring their second goal from a free kick with Karl Sheppard and Sean Maguire

If last season’s President’s Cup taught us anything, it’s that what happens is not necessarily indicative of what will follow for the league season. In that particular match, Cork City defeated Dundalk 2-0 at Turners Cross – but while Stephen Kenny’s Lilywhites lost the sprint, they still won the marathon in the form of a third consecutive Premier Division title. In …

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Cork City: Back To The Future

As Cork City’s squad takes shape for the new season one can’t help but seeing distinct resemblances with Cork sides of the past. Rob Lyons discusses. “A team of the people” This is how Cork City manager John Caulfield described his side midway through last season after Dan Murray had scored a late winner to beat old foes Shamrock Rovers …

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Cork City Confirm Signing Of Karl Sheppard

Cork City have confirmed the signing of former Reading and Shamrock Rovers striker Karl Sheppard. Here are the main points from the club’s press release, issued this morning: Speaking after signing with the club, the 23-year-old striker said: “I am delighted to join the club. I spoke to the gaffer, he’s shown me around the club and, once I spoke …

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