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Bohemians Manager On Akinade: ‘He Needs To Have Ice In His Veins’

Bohemians manager Keith Long.

Bohemians manager Keith Long has said that the upcoming League of Ireland season will be a big year for 21-year-old forward Ismahil Akinade, following the Nigerian striker’s ten goals in 18 appearances for the Phibsborough club last season. Speaking after his side’s 3-3 draw with Cabinteely during a friendly in Ballybrack this week, Long was adamant that the young striker is …

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Galway United Hoping For An Upturn In Form Against Bohemians

Galway United travel to Dalymount Park tonight, hoping to end their recent pitiful form. The Tribesmen have not won in the league since the 11th of July when they travelled to Markets Field and triumphed on the night, scoring four in the process. However, to travel to Dalymount and snatch points will prove to be a trickier task, considering their …

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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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It’s Not Over Yet: Bohs Hit The Jackpot In Oriel Park

Keith Long and his players deserve a huge amount of credit for their display at Oriel Park on Friday night. A fortnight ago Peter Hutton and the Derry City squad returned to the Brandywell having played excellently and were unfortunate not to take something away from their trip to the Carrick Road venue. The Candystripes lined up in a manner …

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Bohemians Look To Return To Winning Ways In Drogheda

Keith Long’s Bohemians travel to United Park on Friday evening looking to get back to winning ways against a Drogheda side who have picked up just one point from their last three games. Drogheda haven’t won a game since they beat Sligo Rovers on match day two and come into this game off the back of their worst performance of …

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Unbeaten Shamrock Rovers Face Arch Rivals Bohemians

Shamrock Rovers host arch rivals Bohemians in a grudge match at Tallaght Stadium tonight. The Hoops remain unbeaten this season following a 2-1 win in the Showgrounds on Tuesday night, thanks to goals from Sean O’Connor and a first Rovers goal for new signing Michael Drennan. Danny North remained on the sidelines for the trip to Sligo and he also …

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2015 Season Preview: Bohemians

There’s plenty of change around Dalymount Park ahead of the new season with Keith Long taking the reins for his first season in charge at the club. Here, Brendan Graham previews Bohemians 2015 season. With a mixed pre-season behind them and a number of new additions to the squad, fans and players will both be hopeful of a similar season …

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Keith Long Appointed As New Bohemians Boss

Bohemians have today announced their successor to Owen Heary in the form of Keith Long, formerly of Athlone Town. Long joins up with Bohs on the back of an uphill struggle to keep Athlone in the league, which ultimately ended in relegation.  Long was appointed manager of Athlone following 10 straight defeats at the beginning of the season under Mick Cooke. The …

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Crucial Game For Athlone Town As They Face Bray

The Premier Division’s bottom team Athlone Town face one more game which can save their season and cap a remarkable comeback in their 2014 journey. When Keith Long took over this struggling Athlone team, they were on a losing run of 12 games with Mick Cooke in charge and seemingly on the road back down to the First Division. Playing …

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League of Ireland Preview – Athlone Town vs Cork City

Stephen Walsh previews Friday night’s League of Ireland clash between Athlone Town and Cork City. Athlone Town Athlone Town will be hoping to build on their improving recent good form this Friday night when they entertain second-placed Cork City. Athlone earned two draws against Shamrock Rovers and UCD in recent weeks to keep the dream of Premier Division survival still alive. Keith …

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Three Conclusions from the League of Ireland Gameweek 16

Conor Hayes is here to discuss the latest talking points emanating from this week’s games in the League of Ireland. Scheduling games against Spain’s destruction had predictable results… Only in the League of Ireland. Only in this league of ours would the schedulers elect to have a full league programme while what may be the biggest game of the World …

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